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'Of all the utterances delivered to me by strangers, my least favourite after "We can no longer legally serve you" would have to be, "Well, that isn't very rock'n'roll."'Tim Rogers of You Am I has always been a complicated man: a hard-drinking musician with the soul of a... read more

Detours - Tim Rogers
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Awards:Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction 2017 (Australia). Long-listed for Indie Book Award for Non-fiction 2018 (Australia).

Winner of the Victorian Prize for Literature, Sarah Krasnostein'sThe Trauma Cleaner:One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster is the fascinating biography of one of the people responsible for tidying up homes in the wake of natural--and... read more

The Trauma Cleaner
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" Who gave you permission to speak to anybody?' Rabbi Telsner, the leader of the Yeshivah Centre, thundered during his regular weekly sermon. It was a question directed to Manny Waks's father, after Manny had... read more

Who Gave You Permission? A Memoir of a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor Who Fought Back
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'Unquestionably the king of comic writing . . . Calypso is both funnier and more heartbreaking than pretty much anything out there' Hadley Freeman, Guardian If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're ge... read more

Calypso
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Shimon Peres, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the towering figures of the twentieth century, caps his legacy with this final book, completed shortly before his death - a majestic, intimate, and personal... read more

No Room for Small Dreams: Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel
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The compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes readers inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love, and finding her place in the world. Recommended for summer reading by theSk... read more

From the Corner of the Oval Office
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One minute my wife was there. In a flash she was gone. In the ten months of Kerryn's dying, I prepared myself for everything except for her death. Now that she is gone, I am desperate to know her as I never knew her. Thirty Days is a portrait of gri... read more

Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love
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'Oliver Sacks-meets-When Breath Becomes Air ... Barbara Lipska's remarkable story illuminates the many mysteries of our fragile yet resilient brains.' LISA GENOVA, bestselling author of Still Alice and Every Note Played ... read more

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery
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When Les Hinton first fulfils his schoolboy dream of working on Fleet Street, it is still a place awash in warm beer, black ink, fag ash, and hot metal. Fifty-two years after being sent out to buy a sandwich for his first boss, one Rupert Murdoch, when... read more

The Bootle Boy - An Untidy Life in News
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The first-ever book to tell Nelson Mandela's life through the eyes of the grandson who was raised by him, chronicling Ndaba Mandela's life living with, and learning from, one of the greatest leaders and humanitarians the world has ever known. To the rest of the world... read more

Going to the Mountain
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EGGSHELL SKULL: A well-established legal doctrine that a defendant must 'take their victim as they find them'. If a single punch kills someone because of their thin skull, that victim's weakness cannot mitigate the seriousness of the crime. But what if it also works the... read more

Eggshell Skull
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Radical Heart
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