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            Strictly Ballroom: the screenplay
             

            Strictly Ballroom: the screenplay (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Luhrmann, Baz; Pearce, Craig

            • RRP: $23.99
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            The screenplay of the film that took the world by storm.

            ISBN 9780868193595
            Published AU 1 Oct 1992
            Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Screenplays
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            Black is the New White
             

            Black is the New White (Paperback)

            By Lui, Nakkiah

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            'Nakkiah Lui's writing is, as always, on point: hold-your-belly funny; pumping with politics that prompts visible discomfort.' Maxine Beneba Clark, Saturday Paper 'Her writing, whether devastating or hilarious, has always shown a great deal of accessible humanity and relentless i...ntelligence.' Guardian 'We needed a new David Williamson, someone who speaks to Australia and Australians now. We've found her in Nakkiah.' Alex Broun, playwright 'Mount Druitt's answer to Lena Dunham.' Belvoir Theatre 'If there is such a thing as a rockstar playwright, Nakkiah Lui is it.' Fran Kelly, RN Love, politics and other things you shouldn't talk about at dinner Charlotte Gibson is a lawyer with a brilliant career ahead of her. As her father Ray says, she could be the next female Indigenous Waleed Aly. But she has other ideas. First of all, it's Christmas. Second of all, she's in love. The thing is, her fiance, Francis Smith, is not what her family expected - he's unemployed, he's an experimental composer... and he's white! Bringing him and his conservative parents to meet her family on their ancestral land is a bold move. Will he stand up to the scrutiny? Or will this romance descend into farce? Love is never just black and white. It's complicated by class, politics, ambition, and too much wine over dinner. But for Charlotte and Francis, it's mostly complicated by family. Secrets are revealed, prejudices outed and old rivalries get sorted through. What can't be solved through diplomacy can surely be solved by a good old-fashioned dance-off. They're just that kind of family. Award-winning writer Nakkiah Lui shows why she is one of this country's most in-demand young voices, delivering cutting satire that is both seductively subversive and thoroughly delightful.
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            ISBN 9781760527341
            Published AU 4 Feb 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Great Australian Urban Myths: Revised Edition The Cane Toad High
              

            Great Australian Urban Myths: Revised Edition The Cane Toad High (Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Seal, Graham

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            Headless bikers on the highways; tummies exploding at work; garden gnomes taking international holidays. In this edition, the author tracks down over 100 contemporary Australian legends.

            ISBN 9780732269869
            Published AU 27 Jul 2001
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Wolf Lullaby
             

            Wolf Lullaby (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Bell, Hilary

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            In a bleak, remote town, a small child is murdered. Suspicion falls on nine-year-old Lizzie. Angela, Lizzie's young mother, is convinced her daughter is guilty. She must make the torturous choice between ignoring what her intuition tells her, and presenting Lizzie to the police w...ith painfully extracted information.
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            ISBN 9780868196688
            Published AU 1 Feb 2002
            Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Plays
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            Curly Verse: Selected Poems: Popular Penguins

            Curly Verse: Selected Poems: Popular Penguins (Paperback)

            By Leunig, Michael

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            This selection of poems covers the period 1972 to 2002. This beautifully elegant volume excludes the cartoon element, focusing on Leunig's brilliant texts, with all their absurdity, hilarity, poignancy and joyfulness. Michael Leunig pokes fun at human folly and pretentiousness, d...eplores the idiocy of war, and revels in the redeeming power of love.
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            ISBN 9780143204756
            Published AU 28 Jun 2010
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Popular Penguins
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            Dags

            Dags (Paperback)

            By Oswald, Debra

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            Gillian is sixteen, suffers from the occasional `ack attack', and is worried about not having a boyfriend. She loves chocolate and is infatuated with the best looking boy in school. A funny and compassionate look at adolescence.

            ISBN 9781925005851
            Published AU 17 Mar 2016
            Publisher Currency Press Pty Ltd
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            The Awful Truth: My adventures with Australia's most notorious tabloid

            The Awful Truth: My adventures with Australia's most notorious tabloid (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tame, Adrian

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            Before Fake News, there was the real Fake News. There was Truth. Hailed as `a fearless exposer of folly, vice and crime' when it first hit the streets in the 1890s, Truth was later condemned by a High Court Judge as `a wretched little paper, reeking of filth, injurious to the hea...lth of house servants and young girls'. Much later it earned the nickname `The Old Whore of La Trobe Street'. Truth was called many things but it was never boring. Adrian Tame knows that better than anyone as he worked for Truth for more than a decade as a reporter and news editor. In the years it was owned by the Murdoch family he worked alongside young Rupert as he cut his teeth on the shock horror scandals that graced the pages of Truth when it was selling a whopping 400,000 copies a week. Funny, often outrageous and always thoroughly entertaining, The Awful Truth is a rollercoaster ride through an colourful era of newspapers and larger-than-life reporters that we will never see the like of again.
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            ISBN 9781760850494
            Published AU 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            After Australia
             

            After Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sweatshop, Anthology

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            Climate catastrophe, police brutality, white genocide, totalitarian rule and the erasure of black history provide the backdrop for stories of love, courage and hope. In this unflinching new anthology, eleven of Australia's most daring writers of colour provide a glimpse of Austra...lia in the year 2050.
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            ISBN 9781925972818
            Published AU 26 May 2020
            Publisher Affirm Press
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            Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word
              

            Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stavanger, David; Te Whiu, Anne-Marie

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            A ground-breaking and original collection that showcases Australia and New Zealand's leading performance poets.

            ISBN 9780702262593
            Published AU 6 Aug 2019
            Publisher University of Queensland Press
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            The Space Between: Chaos. Questions. Magic. Welcome to your twenties.
             

            The Space Between: Chaos. Questions. Magic. Welcome to your twenties. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McDonald, Zara; Andrews, Michelle

            • RRP: $32.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            There's this weird gap in life that's fuelled by cheap tacos and even cheaper tequila - also known as our twenties. It's a specific limbo of being suspended between being a teenager and a Proper Adult, and though it's wildly confusing, often lonely, sometimes embarrassing and fre...quently daunting, there's also a whole lot of magic to be found in the chaos. It's a time when we're finding our own voices, cementing our relationships and starting to fulfil our big ambitions (or simply just working out what they are). Michelle Andrews and Zara McDonald, creators of the award-winning pop culture podcast Shameless, are two of the many twentysomething women trying to make sense of it all. They definitely don't have all the answers but they know that mapping out our place in the world is a little bit easier when we do it together. Brimming with wit and unflinching honesty, here are their stories and personal puzzles about life as twentysomethings- from heartbreak and mental health challenges to overcoming career setbacks and letting go of fear. (Not forgetting the deeper meaning behind the state of their fridges and why it's so damn good to ghost out of a friend's party.) Join Zara and Michelle as they navigate their journeys between the women they are now and who they want to be. You just might find tiny pieces of yourself in the space between the first page and the last.
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            ISBN 9781760894610
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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