TARA’S TOP 10 NEW BOOKS

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1. BRIEF AN­SWERS TO THE BIG QUES­TIONS — STEPHEN HAWK­ING

The fi­nal book from Stephen Hawk­ing is a pro­found, ac­ces­si­ble and timely re­flec­tion on the big­gest ques­tions in science.

2. WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT RAPE — SOHAILA ABDULALI

Nei­ther a mem­oir nor an aca­demic study but a deeply per­sonal and metic­u­lously re­searched ral­ly­ing cry — and re­quired read­ing for all.

3. WINX: THE AU­THO­RISED BI­OG­RA­PHY — AN­DREW RULE

An­drew Rule, Winx’s own­ers, breeder, trainer and rider tell the real story of one of the world’s great­est race­horses.

4. THE NEW­COM­ERS: FIND­ING REFUGE, FRIEND­SHIP AND HOPE IN AMER­ICA — HE­LEN THORPE The New­com­ers

fol­lows the lives of 22 im­mi­grant teenagers through­out the course of the 2015–16 school year as they land at South High School in Den­ver, Colorado.

5. TALES FROM THE IN­NER CITY — SHAUN TAN

World-renowned artist Shaun Tan ap­plies his unique imag­i­na­tion to a re­flec­tion on the na­ture of hu­mans and an­i­mals, and our ur­ban co­ex­is­tence.

6. THE ARSONIST: A MIND ON FIRE — CHLOE HOOPER

On the day that be­came known as Black Satur­day, one man de­lib­er­ately lit two fires near the small town of Churchill, Gipp­s­land, then sat on the roof of his house and watched the yames.

7. ROAD­IES: THE SE­CRET HIS­TORY OF AUS­TRALIAN ROCK’N’ROLL — STUART COUPE

This is your back­stage pass to the hid­den side of the mu­sic in­dus­try — the tantrums, the fights, the ten­sions, the in­dul­gence, the sex, the al­co­hol, the drugs. The road­ies see it all, and now they are shar­ing their se­crets.

8. NO SPIN — SHANE WARNE & MARK NICHOLAS

The last word on Shane Warne’s ex­tra­or­di­nary crick­et­ing ca­reer and his life off the pitch.

9. HE­ROES — STEPHEN FRY

He­roes is the story of what we mor­tals are truly ca­pa­ble of — at our worst and our very best.

10. BOYS WILL BE BOYS: POWER, PATRIARCHY AND THE TOXIC BONDS OF MATE­SHIP —CLE­MEN­TINE FORD

The in­cen­di­ary new book about toxic mas­culin­ity and misog­yny from Cle­men­tine Ford, au­thor of the best-sell­ing fem­i­nist man­i­festo, Fight Like A Girl.

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