New Non-Fiction (July 2021) - Cry Me a River: The Tragedy of the Murray-Darling Basin – Margaret Simons 333.91620994 SIM Red Flag: Waking up to China’s Challenge – Peter Hartcher 327.94051 HAR The End of Certainty: Scott Morrison and Pandemic Politics – Katharine Murphy 994.072 MUR The Coal Curse: Resources, Climate and Australia’s Future – Judith Brett 363.738740094 BRE The […]
New Non-Fiction (April- May 2021) - Witness: An Investigation into the Brutal Cost of Seeking Justice – Louise Milligan 362.740922 MIL Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing: Essays – Lauren Hough 289.9 HOU Relax: A User’s Guide to Life in the Age of Anxiety – Timothy Caulfied 613.792 CAU The Chief Witness: Escape from China’s Modern-Day Concentration Camps – Sayragul, Sauytbay & […]
New Non-Fiction (March 2021) - The Believer: Encounters With Love, Death and Faith – Sarah Krasnostein 121.68 KRA Solved! How Other Countries Have Cracked the World’s Biggest Problems and We Can Too – Andrew Wear 303.484 WEA Think Like a Feminist: The Philosophy Behind the Revolution -Carol Hay 305.42 HAY Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights – […]
dear girls New Non-Fiction (January 2020) - Quarterly Essay 75 Men at Work: Australia’s Parenthood Trap by Annabelle Crabb 306.850994 CRA The Five: The Untold Lives Of The Women Killed By Jack The Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold 364.152320922 RUB Secret: The Making Of Australia’s Security State by Brian Toohey 320.994 TOO Who Owns History?: Elgin’s Look And The Case For Returning Plundered […]
how to be a good creature New Non-Fiction (November 2019) - Catch And Kill: Lies, Spies And a Conspiracy To Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow 070.43 FAR 11 Explorations Into Life On Earth: Christmas Lectures From The Royal Institution by Helen Scales 576.8 SCA The Prosperity Gospel: How Scott Morrison Won and Bill Shorten Lost (Quarterly Essay) by Erik Jensen & Chris Feik (Ed.) 324.294 JEN […]
New Non-Fiction (Oct 2019) - Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of – Jared Diamond 303.4 DIA The White Album – Joan Didion 814.54 DID Permanent Record – Edward Snowden 327.12730092 SNO How to Draw Cute Animals – Angela Nguyen 743.6 NGU Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions – Caitlin Doughty 306.9 DOU How To: Absurd Scientific […]
growing up queer New Non-Fiction (September 2019) - White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History Of Class In America by Nancy Isenberg 305.560973 ISE The Courage To Be Happy: True Contentment Is Within Your Power by Fumitake Koga and Ichiro Kishimi 158.1 KIS Growing Up Queer In Australia by Benjamin Law (ed.) 306.760994 LAW Diagnosis by Lisa Sanders 616.075 SAN Arab, Australian, Other: Stories […]
everything is effed Non-Fiction (July 2019) - The Baby by Marie Darrieussecq 306.8743 DAR Upheaval : How Nations Cope With Crisis and Change by Jared Diamond 303.48409 DIA The Sydney Wars : Conflict in the Early Colony 1788-1817 by Stephen Gapps 994.41 GAP Growing up African in Australia by Various ( Ed. Maxine Beneba Clarke) 305.896094 CLA From Secret Ballot to Democracy […]
there will be no miracles here New Non-Fiction – May 2019 - Let Her Fly: A Father’s Journey and the Fight for Equality by Ziauddin Yousafzai 370.92 YOU Dissent: Student Press in 1960’s Australia by Sally Percival Wood 378.19810994 WOO We are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai 325.21 YOU Blue Lake: Finding Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne […]
say hello New Non-Fiction March 2019 - Troll Hunting: Inside The World Of Online Hate And Its Human Fallout by Ginger Gorman 302.34302854678 GOR Accidental Feminists by Jane Caro 305.4209 CAR Say Hello by Carly Findlay 616.5440092 FIN The Joyful Frugalista by Serina Bird 332.024 BIR Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of ’80s and ’90s Teen Fiction by Gabrielle Moss 813.0099283 MOS Maid: Hard […]
you have the right to remain fat New Non-Fiction January 2019 - Heartland: A memoir of working hard and being broke in the richest country on earth by Sarah Smarsh 305.5620973 SMA Trigger warnings: Political correctness and the rise of the right by Jeff Sparrow 320.5130973 SPA The world was whole by Fiona Wright A820.9 WRI Sex, drugs and the electoral roll : My unlikely journey from sex worker to Member of […]
black klansman New Non-Fiction August- September 2018 - How to change your mind: the new science of psychedelics by Michael Pollan 615.7883 POL The power of hope or: how community, love & compassion can change our world  by Kon Karapanagiotidis 323.092 KAR The essential fan guide to RuPaul’s Drag Race by John Davis 791.4572 DAV Get up mum by Justin Heazlewood 616.8980092 HEA Room to dream by David […]
not that bad New Non-Fiction (July 2018) - Not that bad: dispatches from rape culture by Roxane Gay (ed.) 364.153 GAY I’ll be gone in the dark by Michelle McNamara 364.152320979409047 MACN A modern way to cook: Over 150 quick, smart and flavour-packed recipes for every day by Anna Jones 641.5 JON The house of Islam: A global history by Ed Husain 297 HUS Dark Emu […]
New Non-Fiction (May 2018) - Random Acts of Kindness: 101 Stories of Compassion and Paying it Forward – Amy Newmark 177.7 NEW Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia – Anita Heiss 305.89915 HEI My Mother, A Serial Killer – Hazel Baron 364.152320994 BAR The Colussus of New York – Colson Whitehead 818.5304 WHI Well Being: Recipes and Ritual to Realign the […]
oh joy sex toy vol 3 New Non-Fiction – April 2018 - The story of shit by Midas Dekkers 612.36 DEK Brave by Rose McGowan 927 MACG Educated by Tara Westover 289.3092 WES The wonder down under: A User’s Guide to the Vagina by Nina Brochmann and Ellen Stokken Dahl 611.67 BRO Edgy embroidery: Transform Conventional Stitches Into 25 Unconventional Designs by Renee Rominger 746.44 ROM Skin in the game: The Pleasure and […]
New Non-Fiction (Jan 2018) - Heroes and Villains: A Photographic Odyssey into the Fantastic World of Cosplay – Andrew Boyle 779.2 BOY The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl – Tess Holliday 306.4613 HOL How to Knit: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner – Tina Barrett 746.432 BAR The Weather Obsession – Lawrie Zion 551.63 ZIO […]
little book of life hacks New Non-Fiction – September 2017 - Learning how to breathe by Linda Neil 306.8743092 NEI Looptail: how one company changed the world by reinventing business by Bruce Poon Tip 910.4 TIP Dare to be kind: how extraordinary compassion can transform our world by Lizzy Velasquez 177.7 VEL Hunger by Roxanne Gay 306.4613 GAY Wellmania: misadventures in the search for wellness by […]
New Non-Fiction (April 2017) - Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly 510.92520973 SHE Yassmin’s Story: Who Do You Think I Am? – Yassmin Abdel-Magied 305.486970994 ABD Enemy Within: American Politics in the Time of Trump (Quarterly Essay) – Don Watson 324.973 WAT Eat This, My Friend: Everyday Vegetarian Recipes for Sharing – Jade O’Donahoo 641.5636 ODO The Helen 100 – […]
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 […]
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 […]