the misadventures of awkward black girl Non-Fiction December 2016 - Fight like a girl – Clementine Ford 305.420994 FOR The panama papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money – Bastian & Frederik Obermaier 323.445 OBE Abandoned places – Henk van Rensbergen 779.96 REN Hillbilly elegy : A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis – J. D. Vance 305.562092 VAN Reinventing IKEA […]
adnans-story New Non-Fiction (Sept 2016) - I’m Supposed to Protect You From All This – Nadja Spiegelman 928 SPI Ghost Empire – Richard Fidler 949.502 FID The Hate Race: A Memoir – Maxine Beneba Clarke 928 CLA H is for Hawk – Helen MacDonald 927 MACD Position Doubtful : Mapping Landscapes and Memories– Kim Mahood 927 MAH Adnan’s Story: The Truth […]
sex object Non-Fiction (July-August) - My year without meat by Richard Cornish 613.262 COR The Voyeur’s motel by Gay Talese 070.4 TAL Atlas of lost cities Aude de Tocqueville 909.09732 TOC Freedom: my book of firsts by Jaycee Dugard Whole wide world by Tom Dusevic 928 DUS The May beetles: my first twenty years by Baba Schwartz 940.5318 The Geek feminist […]
Happy Life New Non-Fiction (June 2016) - Political Amnesia: How We Forgot How To Govern – Laura Tingle 324.294 TIN $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America – Kathryn J. Edin 339.460973 EDI Swallow This: Serving Up the Food Industry’s Darkest Secrets – Joanna Blythman 363.192 BLY When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi 927 KAL How to Slowly Kill […]
The beautiful struggle New Non-Fiction – April 2016 - Cherry : a memoir by Mary Karr 924 KAR The beautiful struggle : A memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates 927 COA The lady in the van by Alan Bennet 927 BEN The life changing magic of not giving a f**k by Sarah Knight 158.1 KNI Moranifesto by Caitlin Moran 070.92 The Boy Who Could Change the World: […]
Mindfulness guide for the frazzled New Non-Fiction – March 2016 - Beauty Hacks by Esme Floyd 646.7042 FLO Love Your Leftovers: Recipes for the Resourceful Cook by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 641.5 FEA Jutaku: Japanese Houses by Naomi Pollock 728.370952 POL Wildflower by Drew Barrymore 927 BAR A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax 155.9042 WAX Health hacks by Esme Floyd 613 FLO A Murder Without Motive: the Killing of Rebecca Ryle by Martin […]
spectacles New Non-Fiction – February 2016 - Sideshow Alley: Infamy, the Macabre & the Portrait by Joanna Gilmour 364.994 GIL Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday by Jordan Matter 770 MAT Antihero by Fiona Peters & Rebecca Stewart 791.45652 PET The Liars’ Club: A memoir by Mary Karr 811.54 KAR My Misspent Youth: Essays by Meghan Daum 973.92 DAU My fight, your fight […]
Moroccan Soup Bar New Non-Fiction (Jan 2016) - All Fall Down – Matthew Condon 364.132309943 CON Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing and Dying: the Secret World War II Tapes of German POWs – Sonke Neitzel 940.547241 NEI The Science of Surrealism: Assemblage Sculpture of Steve Brudniak – Steve Brudniak 709.04 BRU Notes From a Small Island – Bill Bryson 914.104859 BRY The Electric Kool-Aid […]
Furiously_Happy New Non-Fiction (Nov 2015) - Island Home: A Landscape Memoir – Tim Winton 928 WIN Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear – Elizabeth Gilbert 153.35 GIL All Your Friends Like This: How Social Networks Took Over the News – Hal Crawford 302.30285 CRA The First Collection of Criticism By A Living Female Rock Critic – Jessica Hopper  781.66 HOP Resonate: […]
Anti Cool Girl New Non-Fiction (Sept 2015) - The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia – Dane Kennedy 916.008921 KEN Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays on Hunger – Fiona Wright 362.25092 WRI Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis – Tim Flannery 363.73874FLA Prick With a Fork: The World’s Worst Waitress Spills the Beans – Larissa Dubecki 647.9594 DUB […]
Adventures in Stationery New Non-Fiction (Aug 2015) - Supermarket Monsters: the Price of Coles’ and Woolworths’ Dominance – Malcolm Knox 381.4564130994 KNO Hot Feminist: Modern Feminism With Style without Judgement – Polly Vernon 320.5266 VER Gut: The Inside Story of the Body’s Most Under-Rated Organ – Giulia Enders 612.32 END Zero Zero Zero – Roberto Saviano 363.45 SAV Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural […]
table in the orchard New Non-Fiction – June 2015 - Cadence: Travels with Music – A Memoir – Emma Ayres 791.44092 AYR How to Make a Human Being: a Body of Evidence – Christopher Potter 128 POT This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress – John Brockman 500.233 BRO Bad Behavior: A Memoir of Bullying and Boarding School – Rebecca Starford 920.STA […]
The Art of Asking New Non-Fiction – March 2015 - A rightful place : race, recognition and a more complete Commonwealth by Noel Pearson A world without walls : freedom, development, free trade and gloabal governance by Mike Moore Absolute recoil : towards a new foundation of dialectical materialism by Slavoj Zizek Ani’s raw food kitchen : easy, delectable living foods recipes by Ani Phyo […]
New Non-Fiction – January 2015 - Absolutely beautiful things :  a bright and colourful life by Anna Spiro The best place to be today :365 things to do and the perfect day to do them edited by Sarah Baxter The bush by Don Watson Blood will out : the true story of a murder , a mystery, and a masquerade by […]
Wild New Non-Fiction – April 2015 - 111 shops in London that you shouldn’t miss by Kirstin Von Glasow As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes Bad behaviour : a memoir of bullying and boarding school by Rebecca Starford The best music writing under the Australian sun edited by Christian Ryan Cadence : […]
Plenty More cover New Non-fiction — October 2014 - 3 artists in 33 acts by Sarah Thornton 709.051 THO Acute misfortune : the life and death of Adam Cullen by Erik Jensen 759.994 JEN Animal madness: how anxious dogs, compulsive parrots and elephants in recovery help us understand ourselves by Laurel Braitman 591.5 BRA The blue pocket book of French Verbs : 333 Fully […]
dress-memory_front-cover1-558x840 New Non-Fiction — September 2014 - The Aitch Factor: adventures in Australian English by Susan Butler 423.13 BUT American Smoke by Iain Sinclair 917.304 SIN An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield 920 HAD Bad Feminist : essays by Roxane Gay 810.8 GAY The Climb : conversations with Australian women in power by Geraldine Doogue 305.420994 DOO Do […]
cover of shy by sian prior New Non Fiction – June 2014 - The Black War by Nicholas Clements                      305.89910946 CLE My year without matches: escaping he city in search of the wild by Claire Dunn 920.720994 DUN Living with a Wild God by Barbara Ehrenreich   920 EHR Constructive Wallowing: how to beat bad feelings by letting yourself have them by […]
The Forest Feast New Non-Fiction (May 2014) - A love letter to the city – Stephen Powers Baby and a backpack: an extraordinary tale of courage, hope, determination and love – Jane Cornelius Community: salad recipes from Arthur Street Kitchen – Hetty McKinnon Diary of a foreign minister – Bob Carr Dirty secrets: our ASIO files – Meredith Burgman (Ed.) Everyday sexism – […]
david and goliath New Non-Fiction – April 2014 - A first place by David Malouf A practical guide to squatting by Larraine Henning American savage : insights, slights, and fights on faith, sex, love, and politics by Dan Savage Banana girl by Michele Lee Behind the sofa : celebrity memories of Doctor Who edited by Steve Berry Bewitched & bedevilled : women write the […]