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 Australian

Awards:Longlisted Indie Book Awards 2019 Shortlisted ABIA Awards 2019

As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories--and a terrifying brush with h... read more

Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens after the Worst Day of Your Life
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Category:

 Australian

Awards:ABIA Shortlisted Biography Book of the Year - 2019

A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and breaking dedicated teachers. Devastating, heart-breaking, enraging.
 'Gabbie's story needs to be shouted from the rooftops. She very eloquently shows us why and how education ne... read more

Teacher
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 Australian

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Nophoto
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Category:

 Australian

Reading Level:3

'That's the way it is with us mob. We were brought up to talk kind of sideways. That's the respectful, true Aboriginal way.'
Reg Dodd grew up at Finniss Springs, on striking desert country bordering South Australia's Lake Eyre. For the Arabunna and for many other Aborigina... read more

Talking Sideways
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Category:

 Australian

Anne Aly, Liz Byrski, Sarah Drummond, Mehreen Faruqi, Goldie Goldbloom, Krissy Kneen, Jeanine Leane, Brigid Lowry and Pat Torres are among fifteen voices recounting what it is like to be a woman on the other side of 40. These are stories of identity and survival, and a celebr... read more

Women of a Certain Age
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Category:

 Australian

Reading Level:3

Caro Llewellyn's family was unconventional from the beginning. Her parents met in hospital, where her father, confined to an iron lung after contracting polio, seduced his nurse and married her.
Growing up, Caro watched her father embrace life, undaunted and ingenious in ... read more

Diving into Glass
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At forty years old, a successful writer, husband and father, no longer toiling on offshore drilling rigs, was Paul Carter happily nestled in the cotton wool of suburban life enjoying the fruits of his labou... read more

Is That Thing Diesel?: One Man, One Bike and the First Lap Around Australia on Used Cooking Oil
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A take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilization, and reason.

Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs: She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse
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Category:

 Australian

'Listen to me,' my mother says. 'They've let off an atom bomb today. Right here in W.A. Atom bombs worry the blazes out of me, and I want you at home.' In the sleepy and conservative 1950s the British began a series of nuclear tests in the Montebello archipelago off the west coast of ... read more

Montebello
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Carter writes as if he has ADD, careering through his life on oil rigs in exotic locations. He won't win the Booker, but his yarns burn with anarchic energy ...in a word, irrepressible.' - Herald Sun He's back on the rigs and ... read more

This is Not a Drill: Just Another Glorious Day in the Oilfield
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Category:

 Australian

Awards:Winner of ABIA Australian Biography of the Year 2015.

David Walsh - the creator of Mona in Hobart - is both a giant and an enigma in the Australian art world. A multi-millionaire who made his money gambling, David has turned a wild vision into a unique reality; he is in turns controversial, mysterious and idolised. A Bone of... read more

A Bone of Fact David Walsh
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When Jim Richards left the British army to join a modern-day gold rush, he had no language skills, no money and no idea. Jim has prospected and mined in some of the maddest, most dangerous places on earth, where isolation, disease and violent criminals c... read more

Gold Rush: How I Made, Lost and Made a Fortune
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