Monday, March 13, 2006

Fascinating lives - biographies and memoirs

Margaret Olley: far from a still life by Meg Stewart
Memoirs of a rebel journalist: the autobiography of Wilfred Burchett
Richard Spencer: Napoleonic War naval hero and Australian pioneer by Gwen ChessellJean-Paul Sartre : a life by Annie Cohen-Solal
Morris West : literary maverick by Maryanne Confoy
Blue ribbons, bitter bread: the life of Joice NanKivell Loch by Susanna de Vries
Rica Erickson: a naturalist’s life by Rica Erickson
The Andrew Gaze story: a kid, a ball, a dream by Andrew Gaze with Grantley Bernard
Standing on his own two feet: a diary of dying by Sue Grant
How to be French by Margaret Ambrose
Balanda: my year in Arnhem Land by Mary Ellen Jordan
The magician’s son by Sandy McCutcheon
A man’s got to have a hobby: long summers with my dad by William McInnes
Judy Cassab: a portrait by Brenda Niall
John Kenneth Galbraith: his life, his politics, his economics by Richard Parker
Desperately seeking paradise: journeys of a sceptical Muslim by Ziauddin Sardar
Velocity: a memoir by Mandy Sayer
A hundred and one days: a Baghdad journal by ├ůsne Seierstad
Eurydice Street: a place in Athens by Sofka Zinovieff
Under the mulga: a bush memoir by Jim Gasteen
Diving off the ironing board by Di McCauley
Truth and beauty: a friendship by Ann Patchett
Mary Proctor: convict, pioneer and settler by Jeff Atkinson
Brotherboys : the story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer by Sean Gorman
In my skin by Kate Holden
Carson: the man who divided Ireland by Geoffrey Lewis
The mystery of Olga Chekhova by Antony Beevor

Follow the links for more details on each of the titles. Search the Library catalogue for location details.

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