For the first sixty years of his life, Samuel James Ainge led a largely blameless life.
By Johnston, Helen
The transportation of thousands of men from Irish hulks to New South Wales is so crucial to the history of Ireland, Australia a...
By McMahon, Anne
Yes, there are Australians alive today who can remember life before pizza. Go back less than a century and many more were strug...
A Timeline of Australian Food
By O'Connell, Jan
For almost 150 years, Pentridge Prison was a crossroads where thousands of lives came together.
By Mann, Rupert
This is the first book to survey the theme of migration in Irish history over four centuries (1607-2007) and to examine the dyn...
Migration in Irish History, 1607-2007
By Fitzgerald, Pa...
Running a restaurant means you seldom eat at home. Nor do you stop running long enough to pause to reflect on who and what you...
Mietta's Italian Family Recipes
By O'Donnell, Mietta
“Objects, including autographs, can concentrate the mind wonderfully – they take me a different time and space, as I reflect on...
Signed by Hand
"I do need you, Peeta, I really do."
By Collins, Suzanne
Victoria grappled with many of the matters women do today - managing uneven relationships, placating resentful spouses, trying ...
Victoria the Queen
By Baird, Julia
"Love with your entire heart while you have the chance, because life is too precious to waste on any uncertainty" - p...
By Perry, Jodi
My Grandmother says, "We've always belonged to this place". "But how long?" I ask. "And how far?"...
By Wheatley, Nadia
"I was thinking of the winter, wondering when Mrs Borden would come home from visiting her relative, wondering how soon I ...
See What I Have Done
By Schmidt, Sarah
"What I told you that having less stuff could make you a happier person?" (page 6)
The Joy of Less
By Jay, Francine
By Clare, Cassandra
"Massage has been practiced for thousands of years and its effects have been well documented, telling us clearly that it i...
By Kavanagh, Wendy
"Life truly begins only after you have put your house in order...Only when you know how to choose those things that spark ...
By Kondō, Marie
I DONT GET IT THIS BOOK IS WEIRD(not)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
By Thorne, Jack
"The growing digitisation of archives and the reach of the internet have enabled unprecedented access for people to resear...
Private Lives, Public History
By Clark, Anna
"The writing is crisp and beautiful ... Game of Thrones for a younger audience." Guardian
By Rance, Sheila
"Very, very good! I totally recommend it... very intriguing with lots of cliff hangers. if you enjoy fantasy and/or mystery, you..."
"This is an alternative history so a novel built around "what ifs". What if the bomb development was not delayed by s..."
"Even if fictional, this is still a classic, still a very raw, relevant and wrenching account of teenage identity struggles and ..."
"I didn't enjoy this story as much as other stories by Liz Fenwick.
It took me a while to get in to it and I almost gave up a f..."
"This book has a fun title (hence I borrowed it!) and an enormous trajectory. I became frustrated at the generalisations made - ..."
"I enjoyed this family saga set in rural Victoria. When the matriach of the Jamieson family, becomes unwell it sets the relatio..."
"The author's cheerfulness in the face of the awfulness of her life being cut short, is difficult to accept. Its 'cheesy' qual..."
"Wonderful writer. Read one of her later novels with same protagonists, loved it as well.
Good to read the earlier book with..."
"Wonderful to have discovered this writer and the character Beau.
Beau is an interesting character. I like the way he thinks. ..."
"Winton is masterful, as ever, in rendering the natural world and the pain and disappointment, yet hopefulness, of human relatio..."
"In October 2013 two sisters, Ayan (aged 19) and Leila Juma (aged 16) left Oslo, where they had lived since 2000 after being acc..."
"Harrowing. While in the public eye as much as Anne Deveson was, most of us would not have know about the tragedy being played ..."
"Anne Deveson (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Deveson) is one of Australia's best know women. Her books should remain in Y..."
"What an inspiring person Frazer and his co worker are, and what a wonderful story is told in this book of the joint development..."
"I have immensely enjoyed both Glenna Thomson's books. Her feel for the plight of the elderly is wonderful. True Australian fi..."
"This is definitely for railway enthusiasts but readers with an interest in business management will also find it fascinating.
"who is a refuge"
"I really enjoyed this book. It’s long, and not for nothing does Lee cite Dickens in her epigram to Part 1 of the book (“Home i..."
"Simple yummy comforting food."
"Really practical, thought provoking and not at all patronising. I have implemented a lot of the suggestions from this book- the..."
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