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Memoirs

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Memoirs

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An honest and deeply personal story of how a privileged white woman deals with the realisation that the children she grew... [more]

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The Anti-Cool Girl

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The Anti-Cool Girl

Rosie Waterland

Biography; Memoirs

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A dark, funny and subversive memoir about surviving the very worst that life can throw at you, Rosie Waterland's story of... [more]

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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story

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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story

Christie Watson

Biography; Memoirs; Nursing; Advocate - Biography

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Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. [more]

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Butterfly on a Pin: A memoir of love, despair and reinvention

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Butterfly on a Pin: A memoir of love, despair and reinvention

Alannah Hill

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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One of Australia's most successful fashion designers, Alannah Hill bares her soul in this brilliant memoir. [more]

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver Sacks, and Me

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver Sacks, and Me

Bill Hayes

Individual photographers; Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Advocate - Biography

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'A beautiful memoir in which Oliver Sacks comes wonderfully to life ... Exquisitely wrought, heartrending and joyous' Joyce... [more]

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Small Wrongs: How we really say sorry in love, life and law

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Small Wrongs: How we really say sorry in love, life and law

Kate Rossmanith

Memoirs; Penology & punishment; Health & Self-Help

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H is for Hawk meets Helen Garner: this fascinating memoir brings extraordinary insight to the huge topics of justice, love... [more]

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Out of the Forest

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Out of the Forest

Gregory Smith

Biography; Memoirs

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For ten years a man calling himself Will Power lived in near-total isolation in northern New South Wales, foraging for food,... [more]

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Eggshell Skull

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Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee

Biography; Memoirs; Sexual abuse & harassment; Gender & the law; Criminal justice law

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A fiercely intelligent, heartbreakingly honest memoir and feminist call... [more]

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

Rose Tremain

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still partly in ruins, where both food and affection were... [more]

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Anita Heiss

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Indigenous peoples

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Childhood stories of family, country and belonging. What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled... [more]

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

Paul Theroux

Memoirs; Literary essays; Travel writing

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A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose. [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career. [more]

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My Ikaria: How the people from a small Mediterranean island inspired me to live a happier, healthier and longer life

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My Ikaria: How the people from a small Mediterranean island inspired me...

Spiri Tsintziras

Biography; Memoirs; Self-help & personal development; National & regional cuisine

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Three years ago, Spiri Tsintziras found herself mentally, physically and spiritually depleted. She was stretched thin –... [more]

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Do Oysters Get Bored?: A curious life

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Do Oysters Get Bored?: A curious life

Rozanna Lilley

Biography; Memoirs

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A baby cries; a mother exits, leaving her family behind; a child finally... [more]

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Sir David Attenborough

Biography; Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets

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The early adventures of a young David Attenborough [more]

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The Crappiest Refugee

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The Crappiest Refugee

Hung Le

Biography; Memoirs

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On the last day of the Vietnam War, nine-year-old Hung jumped on a leaking prawn trawler on the Saigon River, somehow cheating... [more]

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from Soldier to Senator and Beyond

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from...

Jacqui Lambie

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government

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'You can't keep a bloody Lambie down' - Jacqui Lambie in a radio interview,... [more]

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The Monk of Mokha

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The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers

Biography; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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The bestselling author of The Circle tells the true story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a young Yemeni-American man raised in... [more]

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The Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War

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The Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War

Alison Corke, Alison Corke

Biography; Memoirs

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Para was barely five years old when civil war erupted in Sri Lanka. Nearly three decades later it ended in appalling horror... [more]

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History

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New book by celebrated Aboriginal author Alexis Wright, author of Carpentaria and The Swan Book. [more]

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's...

D. Tudor

Memoirs; History; Political control & freedoms

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Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors. [more]

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Minefields: A life in the news game - the bestselling memoir of Australia's legendary foreign correspondent

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Minefields: A life in the news game - the bestselling memoir of Australia's...

Hugh Riminton

Biography; Memoirs

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Over nearly 40 years as a journalist and foreign correspondent, Hugh Riminton has been shot at, blown up, threatened with... [more]

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

Marwa al-Sabouni, Roger Scruton

Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Memoirs

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Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness... [more]

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

Robin Elizabeth

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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What happens when a mother says she isn't okay, and nobody's listening? What happens when postnatal depression goes undiagnosed?... [more]

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Whatever Happened to Margo?

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Whatever Happened to Margo?

Margaret Durrell

Biography; Memoirs; School governors & school boards

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An account of the author's personal experiences as a landlady in post-war Bournemouth, written over 30 years ago and discovered... [more]

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