A brilliant collection of moving, compelling and entertaining eulogies given at funerals all over Australia, some famous and others not so. Read this to remember fondly those passed on, to be inspired and to gain confidence that you too can paint a humorously affectionate portrait of your dearly departed.

Great Australian Eulogies
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The sixteen essays gathered here represent the last pieces written by Susan Sontag in the years before her death in 2004. Reflecting on literature, photography and art, post-9/11 America and political activism, thes... read more

At the Same Time : Essays and speeches
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The stories in this anthology speak of the love between Aboriginal peoples and their countries. They are personal accounts that share knowledge, insight and emotion, each speaking of a deep connec... read more

Heartsick for Country: Stories of Love, Spirit, and Creation
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"Other Colours" is a collection of immediate relevance and timeless value, ranging from lyrical autobiography to criticism of literature and culture, from humour to political analysis, from delicate evocations of his friendship with h... read more

Other Colours
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Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. It describes his search for 'a practical religion not promisi... read more

A Confession (Penguin "Great Ideas" Series)
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"The Antarctic" features an international mix of classic first-person accounts of exploration, literary travelogues and works of cultural history, natural science and fiction about the South Pole. Contributors include Brit... read more

The Antarctic : An anthology
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'Your brother or sister, it might be said, is your other self - your grander, sadder, braver, shrewder, uglier, slenderer self ...Your sibling is your most severe judge and your fiercest defender. You must always rescue them. The... read more

Brothers and Sisters
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Author: Julianne Schultz
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Series:Griffith Review

Australia's good fortune seems inexhaustible. Is it a product of luck, or of initiative and good governance? Is Australia still the Lucky Country? This edition explores Australia now - the sources of power, influence and fragi... read more

Still the Lucky Country?
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If Australia's population is to almost double by 2050, we face extraordinary challenges - economic, social and environmental. Coping with this growth demands visionary planning and insights from the rich history of ... read more

Griffith Review 29:Prosper or Peris
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The ocean has been one of the wellsprings of the human imagination for almost as long as we have existed. Its immensity, its mystery and its restlessness speak to something deep within us, something fundamental to our nat... read more

The Penguin Book of the Ocean
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The Pen and the Stethoscope is a unique collection of fiction and non-fiction by doctor-writers that gives us a fascinating look behind the doctor's mask and gets inside the minds of those who deal with enormous existentia... read more

The Pen and the Stethoscope
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In June 2010, the editors of "The New Yorker "announced to widespread media coverage their selection of "20 Under 40"--the young fiction writers who are, or will be, central to their generation. The magazine publi... read more

20 Under 40: Stories from the New Yorker
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Author: John Freeman
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Series:Granta: The Magazine of New Writing

From Borges to Garcia Marquez, Vargas Llosa, Marias or Bolano , the Spanish language has given us some of the 20th century's most beloved writers. But as the reach of Spanish culture extends far bey... read more

Granta 113: The Best of Young Spanish Novelists: Issue 113
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In The Best Australian Stories 2010 , Cate Kennedy selects the year's most exciting short fiction. Featuring established masters alongside fresh new voices, this diverse collection is a perfect companion for summer an... read more

The Best Australian Stories 2010
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Mavis Gallant is admired and beloved as one of the masters of the modern short story. Selected from early collections and the "New Yorker", where many of the author's stories have appeared over the years, and with an introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri, this title reveals a writer coming into her own.

The Cost of Living: Early and Uncollected Stories
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When Ann Beattie began publishing short stories in "The New Yorker "in the mid-seventies, she emerged with a voice so original, and so uncannily precise and prescient in its assessment of her characters' drift and narcissism, ... read more

The New Yorker Stories
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Each year, The Best Australian Stories anthology showcases the country's most exciting short fiction. Short stories have enjoyed a remarkable renaissance in the years since the series began, and some of... read more

The Best Australian Stories: A Ten-Year Collection
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Once the country believed itself to be the true face of Australia: sunburnt men and capable women raising crops and children, enduring isolation and a fickle environment, carrying the nation on ... read more

Quarterly Essay 42 - Fair Share: Country and City in Australia
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Best-selling novelist, memoirist, and biographer Edmund White displays his sharp wit and boundless erudition in 37 portraits of the writers, artists, and cultural icons who have captured his curiosity and imagination for the last 2... read more

Arts and Letters
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