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The Art of Time Travel by Tom Griffiths
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The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their craft is a very readable exploration of the writing of history in Australia since World War II. Written by highly respected historian, Tom Griffiths, The Art of Time Travel examines the work of fourteen in ...more
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Advancement of Women by Janet A. Khan
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Prophet's Daughter by Janet A. Khan
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Tirra Lirra by the River by Jessica Anderson
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Tirra Lirra by the River is the best kind of book. Deeply woven threads track their way through this novel to make a tantalising narrative. It is not a difficult book to read, but in a delightful way it compels the reader to work at discovering the s ...more
The May Beetles by Baba Schwartz
"‘The Germans are taking over Hungary!’

In this memoir, Baba Shwartz writes of the first twenty years of her life. She was born in Nyirbator, a small town in eastern Hungary in 1927, and enjoyed a happy childhood. She writes of a town, of around 12,..." Read more of this review »
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Maybanke Anderson by Janine P. Roberts
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Change in a culture often occurs in fits and starts, in confusing whirls of ideas and protest followed by quiet periods where old orthodoxies percolate through society again but in a different guise. Reform digs in its heels. New form orthodoxies fle ...more
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The Anzacs by Patsy Adam-Smith
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The fog rolled down the river and engulf our house. The cold and damp penetrated the walls and windows. Our only view, an opaque whiteness. Through the stillness, the sound of a lone bugler playing the Last Post reached us from the nearby cemetery. A ...more
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South Australia on the Eve of War by Melanie Oppenheimer
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South Australia on the Eve of War paints a picture of life in South Australia before the outbreak of World War I. Its ten chapters, each written by a different historian, are easy to read overviews of various aspects of life in South Australia before ...more
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Pictures From My Memory by Lizzie Marrkilyi Ellis
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Lizzie Marrkilyi Ellis is a Ngaatjatjarra woman who was born near the border of Western Australia and Northern Territory. Her parents met white people for the first time around the time she was born. Ellis explains that it was a time of extended drou ...more
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Auntie Rita by Jackie Huggins
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