Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer's craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. King's advice is grounded in his vivid memor... read more
The story of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time. The conventional wisdom is that Las Vegas is what destroyed Elvis Presley, launching him on a downward spiral of drugs, boredom, erratic stage behavior, and eventually his... read more
|Reading Level:||4 Non Fiction|
The story that bonds Ernest Rutherford and Marcus Oliphant is as extraordinary as it is unlikely. They were kindred souls, schooled and steeped in the furthest frontiers of Britain's empire, whose restless intellect and... read more
In May 2019, audiences are invited to discover the fantastical story of Sir Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, to a global superstar, through his influential and enduring partnership with his songwriting collaborator Bernie Taupin. Rocketman, ... read more
Visit some of the most remote and beautiful places of south and west Australia in Green Nomads Wild Places, Bob Brown and partner Paul Thomas's three-month adventure across Australia.
This is a photographic and written record of a journey that took them fi... read more
|Author:||Rhonda Whitton; Liz Doran; Harry Peeters|
Abalone Pioneers is the Australian story of the divers, deckhands, researchers and processors who established and developed the zone's abalone industry, from the amateur fishermen of the 1950s and the hazy crazy tribe of 'scruf... read more
This book charts Jack Davenport's life from his Depression childhood, to the green pilot who had difficulties locating the target on his first Bomber Command operations, through to the superb pilot who led successful strikes against German shipping and the cool... read more
'After a little while he called the other boy over. Did the same to him. I heard everything. Father Smyth was a priest, a good man. But I knew that some rule had been broken.' Brendan was an eleven-year-old altar boy when he first met Father Smyth. When the abuse began, he didn... read more
The kibbutzim are collective settlements in Israel which have been written about extensively over the years, and are praised as the only example in world history of entire communities attempting, voluntarily, to live in total equality. Conceived as a s... read more
|Author:||Peter Hoysted; Denis Ryan|
One policemen's desperate and moving account of how he tried for decades to bring a paedophile priest to justice - but was blocked by not only the Catholic church, but by his own Police Force.