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Walkley award winning ABC journalist, Kerry O'Brien, reflects on social and political upheavals he has witnessed and the personalities who have made history.
Born the day after the first American occupying troops landed near Tokyo in August 1945, Kerry O'Brien's life... read more

Kerry O'Brien, A Memoir
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Where have I come from? From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains... In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island. He has been there ever since.People would run to the mountain... read more

No Friend but the Mountains
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Robyn Williams, presenter of The Science Show on ABC Radio, reveals all in Turmoil, a searingly honest and often blackly funny reflection on his life, friends, the people he loves and loathes, and a multi-faceted career that includes over forty years on radio. Robyn writes frankly about ... read more

Turmoil
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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 he... read more

Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens after the Worst Day of Your Life
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'It was a simpler time'. We had more fun back then'. 'Everyone could afford a house'. There's plenty of nostalgia right now for the Australia of the past, but what was it really like? In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost unrecognisable Au... read more

The Land Before Avocado
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 Biography

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Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career - and now his 85th year.
One of our best-loved actors Michael Caine has starr... read more

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off and Other Lessons in Life
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Michael Quetting is exhausted and covered in goose shit. One moment a gosling is sleeping soundly under his sweater and the next, there?s one tugging at his shoelaces. Being father to a gaggle of goslings that won?t let you out of their... read more

Papa Goose - One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life
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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria?s Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno. In the Valley, where the rates of crime were the highest in the state, more than thirty people were kno... read more

The Arsonist
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 Biography

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"I was born into a world that expected very little of women like me. We were meant to tread lightly on the earth, influencing events through our husbands and children, if at all. We were meant to fade into invisibility as we aged. I defied all of these expectations ... read more

Unfettered and Alive: A Memoir
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From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python--from the Fly... read more

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography
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James Packer turns to Greek mythology in an attempt to explain the most exciting yet tumultuous period of his 50 years on earth.'I was like Icarus', the billionaire tells his biographer, journalist Damon Kitney, of the heady days of 201... read more

The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer
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David Marr is the rarest of breeds- one of Australia's most unflinching, forensic reporters of political controversy, and one of its most subtle and eloquent biographers.
In Marr's hands, those things we call reportage and commentary are elevated to artful... read more

My Country: Stories, Essays & Speeches
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