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These incredible Australian memoirs showcase the diverse stories which make up the spirit of our sunburnt nation

These unique works of non-fiction will make you laugh, cry, and learn more about our collective story.

By Faye Couros
Sprawling across Australia's terrain are valleys, cliffs, and deserts, marked by the footprints of stories that tell the journeys of our unique humanity.
Our diverse island nation doesn't always represent our voices equally in popular culture, politics, and the workforce. But within our literary sphere, there is a beautiful nook that uncovers the voices of all Australians.
Memoirs and autobiographies are platforms that allow readers and authors to meet for a discussion about the human experience through the lens of their trials, successes, and observations.
On our bookshop shelves sitting within the rows of books, are stories that will show you unique worlds within your backyard or even provide you with a 200 plus paged companion that helps you and your journey feel seen.
As our First Nations people know well, stories provide humans with an ability to connect, and sometimes all we need is a helping hand in the form of an author's prose to guide us through to a newfound level of empathy for our family, friends, and neighbours.
Add these incredible Australian memoirs to your reading list to expand your understanding of our identity as a nation.

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