These are the last adult witnesses -- in their own words.
When Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, he quickly began to realise his dream of a racially superior nation free of 'inferior' groups. His goal in... read more

We Are Here Talking with Australia's Oldest Holocaust Survivors
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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 ha... read more

Bridge Burning
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From true crime to petty crime - this is the memoir of one of Australia's most experienced court reporters. As a seasoned court reporter, the ABC's Jamelle Wells has filed thousands of stories on murderers, sex offenders, thieves, bad drivers, family feuds and business deals... read more

Court Reporter
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Childhood stories of family, country and belonging What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that question. ... read more

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia
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'Oliver Sacks-meets-When Breath Becomes Air ... Barbara Lipska's remarkable story illuminates the many mysteries of our fragile yet resilient brains.' LISA GENOVA, bestselling author of Still Alice and Every Note PlayedA... read more

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery
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Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still partly in ruins, where both food and affection were fiercely rationed. The girl known then as 'Rosie' and her sister Jo spent their days longing for their grandparents' farm, buried ... read more

Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life
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From the author of the acclaimed novel A Pigeon and a Boy comes a charming tale of family ties, over-the-top housekeeping, and the sport of storytelling in Nahalal, the village of Meir Shalev's birth. Here we meet Shalev's amazing Gran... read more

My Russian Grandmother And Her American Vacuum Cleaner
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'Have you met Mrs Edith Coleman? If not you must - I am sure you will like her - she's just A1 and a splendid naturalist.'In 1922, a 48-year-old housewife from Blackburn delivered her first paper, on native Australian orchids, to the Field Naturalists Club of Victor... read more

The Wasp and The Orchid
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From Cairo to Canberra - the irresistible story of an irrespressible woman 'Anne Aly's ... influence will be felt for years to come ... It sinks in how significant she may be to public life.' - The Good Weekend In 2016, Anne Aly was the first Austral... read more

Finding My Place: From Cairo to Canberra
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A charming, funny, poignant collection of twenty-three letters from Marcel Proust to his upstairs neighbour 102 Boulevard Haussmann, an elegant address in Paris's eighth arrondissement. Upstairs lives Madame Williams with her second husband, an American dentist... read more

Letters to the Lady Upstairs
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Three years ago, Spiri Tsintziras found herself mentally, physically and spiritually depleted. She was stretched thin - raising kids, running a household and managing a busine... read more

My Ikaria: How the people from a small Mediterranean island inspired me to live a happier, healthier and longer life
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Cousin to Elizabeth I (although it's likely that they were far closer than that) and grandniece to Anne Boleyn, Lettice Knollys was destined to be a prominent figure at court. But her life would be one of dizzying highs and pitiful lows - caught in a love triangle with Rober... read more

Elizabeth's Rival
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