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bully for them 3d

March 2014

Bully for Them
Outstanding Australians on Hard Lessons Learned at School

edited by Fiona Scott-Norman


One of the most difficult things about being bullied is
the feeling that nobody else knows what it’s like.

Twenty-two of Australia’s most talented and successful people know exactly what it’s like.

Not only did they survive the ordeal but their experiences helped shape them into the remarkable individuals they are today.

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bev brock 3d

April 2014

Life to the Limit
A memoir


by Bev Brock

At 22, Bev Brock dived into shallow water and broke her neck. She was told she’d never walk freely again. A few months later she was out dancing in a neck brace, and playing basketball the day the brace came off. Bev Brock does not break easily.

After enduring more than her fair share of ups and downs – including the heartbreaking public separation from racing-car legend Peter Brock, and the messy legal battle that left her flat broke – Bev continues to celebrate life with inimitable wit, warmth, honesty and optimism.

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the strays

May 2014

The Strays
A novel


by Emily Bitto

On her first day of school, Lily Struthers meets Eva, one of the daughters of the infamous avant-garde artist Evan Trentham. He and his wife are attempting to escape the stifling conservatism of 1930s Australia by inviting other like-minded artists to live and work with them at their family home. As Lily’s friendship with Eva grows
she becomes infatuated with this artist colony, longing to truly belong to this makeshift family.

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justin heazlewood new

June 2014

Funemployed
The life of an artist in Australia, from cradle to Centrelink

by Justin Heazlewood

Funemployed goes beyond the press releases and the hype to show what it’s really like to be a working artist in Australia.

Through candid interviews, brutal honesty and lacerating wit, Justin Heazlewood (aka The Bedroom Philosopher) provides a fascinating portrait of life in Australia for artists and aspiring artists alike.

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