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Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick. In 2016, she skied to the North Pole. In 2017, she completed the Greenland Crossing. In 2018, she arrived at the South Pole. This is the story of an adventurer who never gave up - who set herself incred... read more

My Polar Dream

From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python--from the Fly... read more

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

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This meticulously researched biography tells the extraordinary story of Georgiana Molloy, one of Australia's first internationally successful female botanists.From the refined beauty of 19th century England and Scotland, to the dramatic landscape of the West... read more

Georgiana Molloy: The Mind That Shines

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William McInnes, one of Australia's best-known storytellers and actors, has turned to a subject that is close to his heart. Fatherhood is about family, about memories of his father and the memories he's creating as a dad himself, with his own son and daughter.
Warm, witty and no... read more

Fatherhood

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In 1906, Kathleen O'Connor left conservative Perth, where her famous father's life had ended in tragedy. She had her sights set on a career in thrilling, bohemian Paris. More than a century later, novelist Amanda Curtin faces her own questions, of life and of art, as s... read more

Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

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*The Sunday Times Bestseller*
A hilarious and honest collection of stories, thoughts, and tales of a life in comedy from the presenter of The Last Leg, Adam Hills
Adam Hills is one the UK's best-loved comedians. For thirty years he has been performing stand-up, host... read more

Best Foot Forward

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Nophoto

'Axel Lindén is a shepherd-philosopher with James Herriot's knack for mishap and an almost Chekhovian deadpan humour.' Observer 'Endearing and liberating.' Idler Magazine
Why do we keep sheep? Alex Lindén ruminates as he watches his sheep ... read more

On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

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Saga Land: the Island Stories at the Edge of the World

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Flynn Berry vividly re-imagines one of the most notorious crimes of the 20th century. A DOuble Life is a thrilling page-turner, but it is also a compassionate and angry book: with forensic precision, Berry picks apart lives derailed by violence and the ways in which class privilege pro... read more

A Double Life

Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet, very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was inspired by a real-life case: the 1948 abduction o... read more

The Real Lolita - The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World

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A fast, funny, deliciously feral collection of ripper yarns, jokes, and warped philosophy. Utterly unique, often baffling, always inspiring. Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins is loved all over the planet for his larrikin wit, amazing adventures and incredible lust f... read more

The Honey Badger's Guide to Life