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Awards:Winner of Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016.

WINNER OF THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION AND JQ-WINGATE LITERARY PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY AWARD AND DUFF COOPER PRIZE 'A monumental achievement: profoundly personal, told with ... read more

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: 9781474601917
: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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: Philippe Sands
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East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
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Life falls apart. We try to get a grip. We try to hold it together. And then we realize that we don't want to hold it together . . . ' Picking up where Things I Don't Want to Know left off, this short, exhilarating memoir shows a writer in radical flux, facing separation and b... read more

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: 9780241267998
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Hamish Hamilton
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: Deborah Levy
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The Cost of Living
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'This is a personal account of life at the top that will charm the general reader and the political tragic alike' Weekend Australian Anna Bligh knows something about hard knocks and high walls. She was raised by a single mother in the working class Gold Coast, a young girl with a... read more

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: 9780732299545
: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
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: Anna Bligh
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Through the Wall
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'If I'm going to tell the story of a life, my life, then I need to tell it warts and all. If the tale is too saccharine sweet then what can the reader take away from it? What do they learn about you? I've written everything down. The shit, the death, fun,... read more

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: 9781473620865
: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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: Nick Frost
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Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies
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Kitty Flanagan has been locked in an industrial freezer in Western Australia, insulted about the size of her lady parts in Singapore and borne witness to the world's most successful wife swap in suburban Sydney. It's these valuable lessons from The University of Life that have tau... read more

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: 9781760632052
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
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: Kitty Flanagan
: Paperback
: 2018
: English
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Bridge Burning
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ONE OF BILLBOARD'S "100 GREATEST MUSIC BOOKS OF ALL TIME"The provocative transgender advocate and lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me! provides a searing account of her search for identity and her true self.It began in a b... read more

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: 9780316264372
: Little, Brown & Company
: Hachette Books
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: Laura Jane Grace
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Tranny - Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout
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On the last day of the Vietnam War, nine-year-old Hung jumped on a leaking prawn trawler on the Saigon River, somehow cheating death to become one of the first Vietnamese boat people to arrive Australia, a land where a young man’s potential is limited only by his imagination – that is unless you’re Hung Le.

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: 9781925584516
: Affirm Press
: Affirm Press
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The Crappiest Refugee
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The story of a legendary larrikin as told by his son Phil Murray. Murray was best known as the rally driver who in 1954 won the REDeX 'Around Australia' Reliability Trial without the loss of a single point; but Jack's sporting interests and achievements were eclectic and far-ranging.

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: 9781742579788
: New Holland Publishers
: New Holland Publishers
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: Phil MURRAY
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"Gelignite" Jack Murray - an Aussie larrikin legend
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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, The 2018 Victorian Prize for Literature, and the Prize for Non-Fiction
Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife...
But as a l... read more

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: 9781925498523
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: Text Publishing Company
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: Sarah Krasnostein
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The Trauma Cleaner
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful, influential and enduring rock bands ever.Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden s... read more

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: 9780008172473
: HarperCollins Publishers
: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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: Bruce Dickinson
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What Does This Button Do?
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Celebrated political and social commentator Craig McGregor has spent his working life holding a mirror to Australian society. In Left Hand Drive, he takes us on his personal journey, writing about and living amidst some of the most compelling and events of modern times. From meeti... read more

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: 9780987377388
: Affirm Press
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: Craig McGregor
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Left Hand Drive
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A bumper collection of writing in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of 'the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world', from John Pidgeon's first encounter wit... read more

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: 9781780336466
: Constable and Robinson
: Robinson Publishing
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: Sean Egan
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The Mammoth Book of The Rolling Stones: An Anthology of the Best Writing About the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World
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