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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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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 pe... read more

The Arsonist
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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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'A father...is a necessary evil.' Stephen Dedalus in UlyssesWilliam Butler Yeats' father was an impoverished artist, an inveterate letter writer, and a man crippled by his inability to ever finish a painting.Oscar Wilde's fathe... read more

Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce
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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:3 Biography

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'... read more

Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir
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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised. She withstood relentless political pressure and media scrutiny as she defended the defenceless for five tumultuous years.
How did this aspiri... read more

Speaking Up
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Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the faces behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide.
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World
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 Biography & Memoir

As children, Jessie Cole and her brother Jake ran wild, free to roam their rainforest home as they pleased. They had each other, parents who adored them, and two mysterious, beautiful, clever half-sisters, Billie and Zoe, who came to visit every holidays. But when Jessie w... read more

Staying: A Memoir
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IIn this riveting popular history, the creator of You Must Remember This probes the inner workings of Hollywood's glamorous golden age through the stories of some of the dozens of actresses pursued by Howard Hughes, to reveal how t... read more

Seduction: Sex, Money and Power in Howard Hughes's Hollywood
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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 ... read more

The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer
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Eileen Kramer is a person for whom age does not exist. Eileen is quite possibly the longest workingdancer and choreographer in Australia, if not the world. At 103 years young, she continues to take to thestage and dance and create every day a... read more

Eileen: Stories from the Philip Street Courtyard
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William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked, figure in Australian politics in the second half of the twentieth century. This biography tells the story of his life, his career, and his doomed attempts to rec... read more

Tiberius with a Telephone : Life and Stories of William McMahon
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