Books - Non Fiction

Roden Culter, V.C.

Roden Culter, V.C.

Roden Cutler, V.C. is the story of Sir Roden Cutler, war hero, diplomat and former Governor of New South Wales – a widely respected, and widely loved, figure whose life encompasses major moments in Australian and international history.…

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Running Like China

Running Like China

‘When I was eleven years old Mum told me, “One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.” Even before I heard these words I was always a child who crammed intense joy into tiny pockets …

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Sam and the City: Modern Love: How the Blog Generation Do It

Sam and the City: Modern Love: How the Blog Generation Do It

Sam and the City is a sharp witted manifesto for modern girls and guys trying to make sense of the new dating jungle. It’s as reassuring as a late-night chat room. It’s a must have for the single, the tied-up …

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Saving Private Sarbi

Saving Private Sarbi

Sarbi’s story, and those of the other brave Australian Army dogs in Afghanistan, will resonate with anyone who has known the unconditional love of man’s best friend, and understands the rewards of unbidden loyalty, trust and devotion.  It will appeal …

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Saving Zali

Saving Zali

Saving Zali is a mother’s account of every parent’s worst nightmare: a diagnosis of cancer with a shocking prognosis.

In 2009, Lisa and Andrew Venables were told their eighteen-month-old daughter Zali had Langerhan’s cell histiocytosis, or LCH, a cancer resistant …

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Sex at 6pm

Sex at 6pm

‘With each passing month in which I didn’t fall pregnant […it] felt as if an invisible wall had been erected between me and the world, where families were preparing dinner in brightly lit kitchens.’ Sex at 6pm is an honest, …

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Sex, Drugs and Meditation

Sex, Drugs and Meditation

Mary-Lou Stephens was lucky to make it into her forties. Therapy and AA helped her recover from her upbringing in an evangelical household; her habit of shoplifting through drama school; her addictions to food, drugs and alcohol; a string of …

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Sex, Lies & Relationships

Sex, Lies & Relationships

Every working day psychotherapist Ruth Simons listens to tales of bad sex, jealousy, inhibition, trust betrayed, passion lost and bad communication. In this manual of real-life problems and practical solutions, she brings all her years of experience as a psychotherapist, …

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Solid Start

Solid Start

Advice and recipes for starting your baby on solids.

Solid Start explains the fundamentals of a healthy diet for babies and offers instructions on the transition from liquids to solids. This practical guide includes over 90 easy to prepare recipes …

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Some Days are Diamonds

Some Days are Diamonds

To fulfill a promise to his friend John Denver, Max has brought together many of his memories of the early days of Australia show business. He started out with Lee Gordon and Allan Heffernan in the mid 1950’s and went …

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Some Girls Do

Some Girls Do

You’ve read their bestselling novels and memoirs. Now Australia’s favourite female writers recount the true stories of their teenage years in this bumper collection.

Remember your high school formal, your first love, first kiss, first bra, and the first time …

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Spartacus

Spartacus and Me: Life, Love And Everything In Between

A poignant and searingly honest memoir about love and life with Andy Whitfield

When you meet the love of your life, the one person you want to spend the rest of your days with, what do you do when they’re …

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Speaking Out

Speaking Out

An essential, accessible and practical handbook for women on speaking out safely and confidently.

Worldwide, less than one out of every four people we hear from or about is female; men outnumber women in parliament by more than three to …

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Spirit Sisters

Spirit Sisters

Spirit Sisters illuminates the very personal ghost stories of ordinary Australian women. Journalist Karina Machado passes on their secrets and share those incredible moments when someone leans in to whisper their tale and the hairs on the back of your …

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Sri Chimnoy's Heart Garden

Sri Chimnoy’s Heart Garden

A book of aphorisms to bring you joy and inspiration, offered in celebration of Sri Chimnoy’s tireless efforts to inspire and encourage countless individuals around the world in over 40 years of selfless service to humanity.…

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Starting with Max

Starting with Max: How a wise stray dog gave me strength and inspiration

Starting a new life in a new city, in a new country, Ying Yin and her family adopt a stray dog, the much loved Max.

Starting with Max captures the journey of a migrant in mid-life crisis struggling to come …

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Still a Gypsy

Still a Gypsy

Still A Gypsy details the next installment of Toni’s life and chronicles her years in the United States and her return to Australian shores.…

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Strength of Purpose: Australian Women of Achievement 1888-1950

Strength of Purpose: Australian Women of Achievement 1888-1950

Every nation needs heroes and heroines, but the lives of Australia’s greatest women have been largely ignored for much of its history. This book, the sequel to “Strength of Spirit”, details the life stories of over 30 courageous Australian women, …

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Succeed With Me

Succeed With Me: Life’s little positive thinking book

Selwa came up with the idea for Succeed With Me after a particularly tough year both economically and personally. The result was a self-help book full of down-to-earth practicality and inspiration. It was written by ordinary people for ordinary people, …

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Surviving Australia

Surviving Australia: A Survivor’s Guide To Travelling Through The Australian Wilderness

Visiting the Australian outback can be a wonderful experience, but it isn’t all about boomerangs and koalas, kangaroos and didgeridoos. It can be a wild and dangerous place if you’re not prepared. Here is the essential travel companion for enduring …

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