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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This landmark biography by Darleen Bungey, the author of the celebrated biography of Arthur Boyd, graphically depicts the forces that drove John Olsen to become one of the country's greatest artists. An exhilarating book, both trenchant and tender, it strips away the veneer of showmanship and fame to ... read more

John Olsen
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It's a life too big and a story too extraordinary for just one book. Jimmy Barnes has lived many lives - from Glaswegian migrant kid to iconic front man, from solo superstar to proud father of his own musical clan.In this hugely anticipated sequel to his critically acclaimed bests... read more

Working Class Man
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'Being a copper?s son, I?ve always got one eye out for trouble. I can?t help it. But I don?t go looking for it anymore.?In Tim Winton?s fiction, chaos shapes the lives of his characters. So too Winton?s own life. The extraordinarily powerful true stories that make up T... read more

The Boy Behind the Curtain
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The author of Don't Tell Mom I Work on the Rigs shares more hugely entertaining stories of his seriously crazy, sometimes terrifying, always hilarious adventures   Paul Carter is still, well . . . Paul Carter. He's still risking his life performing dare... read more

Ride Like Hell and You'll Get There
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Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here?   Todd and Jeff have had enough of the city. Sick of the daily grind ... read more

Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga
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Sheryl McCorry grew up in Arnhem Land carrying crocodiles to school for show and tell. When she was 18, Broome beckoned, and it was there that - only hours after being railroaded into marriage by a fast-talking Yank - she locked eyes with Bob McCorry, a drover and buffalo shooter. When her marriage en... read more

Diamonds and Dust
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 Penguin Spinner Non-fiction

"Robert Drew has written a moving and unpretentious memoir of a precocious youth, a bittersweet tribute to youth's optimism."--Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books A "spiced and savory memoir" (The New York Times) of the dark life hidden in a sunny seaside Aust... read more

The Shark Net
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 Australian

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What is a mind? How can its ills be treated when it resides in a body and in a life? With the birth of Nicola Redhouse's first child comes an unrelenting anxiety that quickly overwhelms her. As immense as her love for her children is, it can't protect her ... read more

Unlike the Heart: A Story of Brain and Mind  PB
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On childhood holidays to the beach, the sun and surf kept Tim Winton outside in the mornings, in the water; the wind would drive him indoors in the afternoons, to books and reading. This ebb and flow of the day became a way of life. In this beautifully delicate memo... read more

Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir
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Accompanied by Michel Lawrence's new and revealing portraits, Melinda Williams has recorded the lives of more than 100 of Australia's most prominent artists, writers, sportspeople, scientists, and contributors. Some are household names and others, while les... read more

Remarkable: Australia's National Treasures
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Sheryl McCorry's memoir Diamonds and Dust was a runaway bestseller in 2007. Now, in Stars over Shiralee, Sheryl brings her story up to date, picking up from the death of her husband Bob McCorry. Having moved from the Kimberley to a property called the Shiralee, Sheryl is rocked by the death of her ex-... read more

Stars Over Shiralee
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