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 Biography & Memoir

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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As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories--and a terrifying brush ... read more

Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens after the Worst Day of Your Life
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 Biography & Memoir

'Educated is a remarkable memoir of a young woman raised in a survivalist family in Idaho who strives for education while still showing great understanding and love for the world she leaves behind.'
- BARACK OBAMA ________________________ Tara Westover grew up pre... read more

Educated: A Memoir
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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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When you run the film backwards the figure in the pool emerges and lands neatly back on the diving board while the water beneath her heals. So, if we run life backwards, we move from its the end to its very beginning.
In Jul... read more

The Photographer at Sixteen - The Death and Life of a Fighter
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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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'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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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

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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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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Body Image Warrior offers an insider's perspective on the curve model industry, in this uplifting story about one woman's mission to change the way we think about beauty and body image forever.

Body Image Warrior: An Insider's Fight for Change in the Modelling Industry
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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:7

Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself? Mentors - the follow up to Sunday Times number one bestseller, Recovery - describes the benefits of seeking and offering help.
'I have mentors in every are... read more

Mentors
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