Australia Day is a collection of stories by debut author Melanie Cheng.
Melanie writes about the young, old, rich , poor, married, widowed, Chinese, Lebanese, Christian, Muslim. The one thing regardless of where we come from, that we all share, is the need to feel we belong. These stories look at themes of love, loss, family and identity while also looking at human connection in a globalised world.
- Winner, Victorian premier's Literary Award for Fiction, 2018
- Longlisted, Indie Book Award for Debut Fiction, 2018
- Shortlisted, Readings Prize for new Australian Fiction, 2017
- Winner, Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished manuscript, 2016
What else is new in biographies?
A refugee twice, prodigious talent, steely nerve, huge challenges, poverty, racism, surviving her father, Damir Dokic, the tennis dad from hell, by 18 included in the world's top 10, by 19 she was number 4 and then her heart breaking fall from the top. Her gusty honest will leave you in awe, her fight back from darkness will uplift you. Most of all her will to survive will inspire you.
Recently retired after 25 years of service with the FBI and expert in criminal profiling and behavioural science, John Douglas can now tell his story as the leader of the Investigative Support Unit, a small and elite group that confronts one of our deepest fears, the fear of evil lurking among us. He has hunted some of the most notorious and sadistic criminals of our time. He has confronted, interviewed and studied dozens of serial killers and assassins for a landmark study to understand their motives, to get inside their minds. Douglas ushered in a new age in criminal profiling and behavioural science.
These are just a couple of the great new titles you can find in our collection.
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