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 Biography & Memoir

 By the time she was eleven and living in Russia, Lee Kofman had undergone several major operations on both a defective heart and injuries sustained in a bus accident. Her body harbours a constellation of disfiguring scars that have shaped her sense of self and her view of t... read more

Imperfect
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 Biography & Memoir

Awards:Shortlisted ABIA General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Winner Victoria Premier's Literary Award Prize for Literature 2019    

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 t... read more

No Friend but the Mountains
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 Biography & Memoir

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 ingenio... read more

Diving into Glass
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 Biography & Memoir

'Wordy is about the intoxication of writing; my sense of playful versatility; different voices for different matters: the polemical voice for political columns; the sharp-eyed descriptive take for profiles; poetic precision in grappling with the hard task of translating art into word... read more

Wordy
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Robert Menzies claimed the prime ministership in 1939 and led the nation during the early years of the war, but resigned two years later when he lost the confidence of his party. His political career seemed over, and yet he staged one of the great comebac... read more

Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics
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 Biography & Memoir

Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon. Telling the story of a splintered family, a mother who is unlike any other, and her daughters who have no choice but to come to the rescue, The Erratics has the tightly compressed en... read more

The Erratics (Stella winner 2019)
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 Biography & Memoir

Awards:Shortlisted ABIA International Book of the Year 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work  

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States   In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United State... read more

Becoming: Michelle Obama
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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:3 Biography

Bret Easton Ellis has wrestled with the double-edged sword of fame and notoriety for more than thirty years now, since Less Than Zero catapulted him into the limelight in 1985, earning him devoted fans and, perhaps, even fiercer enemies.
An enigmatic figure who has always gone ... read more

White
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An extraordinary true story of a love that emerged, against all odds, from the brutal war in Nazi-occupied Europe.

The Note Through the Wire
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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission. Her goal, as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this... read more

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
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 Biography & Memoir

'There are no stupid questions, nor any forbidden ones, but there are some questions that have no answer.'
Hedi Fried was nineteen when the Nazis snatched her family from their home in Eastern Europe and transported them to Auschwitz, where h... read more

Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust
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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

From the bestselling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests - from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, ... read more

Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales
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