M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village cafe where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook. Through prose that shifts fluidly between dreams and re... read more

M Train
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Paul Keating, visionary, reformer, true believer, rabble rouser, polymath, and our most intriguing prime minister bares his soul to the country's sharpest political interviewer, Kerry O'Brien...O'Brien and Keating wrestle with history to ... read more

Signed by both Paul Keating and Kerry O'Brien 

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A. A. Gill's memoir begins in the dark of a dormitory with six strangers. He is an alcoholic, dying in the last-chance saloon - driven to dry out, not out of a desire to change but mainly through weariness. He tells the truth - as far... read more

Pour Me: A Life
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My great Aunt Juliet was knocked over and killed by a bus when she was eighty-five. The bus was travelling very slowly in the right direction and could hardly have been missed by anyone except Aunt Juliet, who must have been trave... read more

Aunts Up the Cross
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No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith, one of Britain's best-loved actors. This new biography shines the stage-lights on the life and work of a truly remarkable ... read more

Maggie Smith : A Biography
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"Found in a pillowcase, the fabulous long-lost memoirs of a legendary Hollywood designer - and a genuine Australian original. Orry-Kelly created m... read more

Women I've Undressed - The Fabulous Life and Times of a Legendary Hollywood Designer and a Genuine Australian Original
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Oliver Sacks died in August 2015 at his home in Greenwich Village, surrounded by his close friends and family. He was 82. He spent his final days doing what he loved: playing the piano, swimming, enjoying smoked salmon - and writing. As... read more

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Turnbull's privileged existence, helped by marrying into one of Sydney's most storied families, obscures a tough childhood and precocious talent. Left or right? Many Liberals believe Turnbull ad... read more

Born to Rule: The Unauthorised Biography of Malcolm Turnbull
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In 1929 an eight-year-old child, who had very few relations, imagined an assortment of eccentric aunts, uncles and cousins. She wrote and illustrated a little book about them, which her grandmother kept.
This is it.

My Relations, by Robin Ann Eakin
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'Nance was a week short of her sixth birthday when she and Frank were roused out of bed in the dark and lifted into the buggy, squashed in with bedding, the cooking pots rattling around in the back, and her mother shouting b... read more

One Life: My Mother's Story
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Following the publication of A Thinking Reed, Barry Jones was staggered by the response to his lists of the literature that has had the most profound affect on his life and thinking. In this... read more

The Shock of Recognition: The Books and Music That Have Inspired Me
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A hilarious, eye-opening tour of the new romantic landscape, from one of America's sharpest comic voices and one of its leading sociologists
In the old days, most people would find a decent person who lived in their village or... read more

Modern Romance
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I grew up on the world's largest island.

This apparently simple fact is the starting point for Tim Winton's beautiful, evocative and sometimes... read more

Island Home
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More Letters of Note is another rich and inspiring collection, which reminds us that much of what matters in our lives finds its way into our letters. These letters deliver the same mix of ... read more

More Letters of Note : Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience
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Before Carrie Brownstein became a music icon, she was a young girl growing up in the Pacific Northwest just as it was becoming the setting for one the most important movements in rock history. Seeking a sense of h... read more

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl - A Memoir
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Nora Ephron's brilliantly funny writing paved the way for female wits like Lena Dunham and Tina Fey. Here is a comprehensive anthology of Nora Ephron' writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman; on the importance of f... read more

The Most of Nora Ephron
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An intimate yet frank biography of Gore Vidal, one of the most accomplished, visible and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century. The product of thi... read more

Every Time a Friend Succeeds Something Inside Me Dies: The Life of Gore Vidal
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Margaret Thatcher was the longest-serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century and one of the most influential figures of the postwar era. Volume Two of Moore's acclaimed author... read more

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume Two: Everything She Wants
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 "Tony Abbott came to office lauded as the most effective leader of the opposition since Whitlam, but the signs of an imperfect transition to the prime ministership would soon emerge. Why... read more

Battleground - Why the Liberal Party shirtfronted Tony Abbott
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Heartbreaking, joyous, traumatic, intimate and revelatory, Reckoning is the book where Magda Szubanski, one of Australia's most beloved performers, tells her story. In this extraordinary memoir, Magda describes her journey of ... read more

Reckoning - A Memoir (HB)
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