Best Biographies


Peter Ackroyd Alfred Hitchcock
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Infidel
Matthew and Diane Ames Will to Live


Hilary Badger Giving his best: Cadel Evans
John Charles Barrie Memoirs of an ANZAC: a First-Hand Account by an AIF Officer in the First World War
Anna Bligh Through the Wall
Ian Brayshaw The Miracle Match: Chappell, Lillee, Richards and the Most Electric Moment in Australian Cricket
Bill Bryson The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid
Debra Byrne Not Quite Ripe: A Memoir


Beccy Cole Poster Girl
Sally Collins Sophie’s Journey
Peter Cosgrove My Story
Anne Crawford Ralf: How a Giant Schnauzer Brought Hope, Happiness and Healing to Sick Children
Li Cunxin Mao’s Last Dancer


William Dalrymple The Last Mughal: The Fall Of A Dynasty
David Day The Story of a Prime Minister: Paul Keating
Matthew Dennison Behind the Mask: the Life of Vita Sackville-West
Michaela DePrince Hope in a Ballet Shoe
Jane De Teliga Running Away From Home: Finding a New Life in Paris, London and Beyond
Anne Deveson Waging Peace: Reflections on Peace and War From an Unconventional Woman
Mark Donaldson The Crossroad
Allison DuBois Don’t Kiss Them Goodbye
Susan Duncan Salvation Creek: An Unexpected Life


Scott Eyman John Wayne: the Life and Legend


Raimond Gaita Romulus, My Father
John Grisham The Innocent Man: Murder And Injustice In A Small Town
John Grogan Marley & Me: Life And Love With The Worlds Worst Dogs


Lincoln Hall Dead Lucky: Life After Death On Mount Everest
Pauline Hanson Untamed & Unashamed: Time To Explain
Robin Harris Not for Turning: the Life of Margaret Thatcher
Anita Heiss Am I Black Enough for You
Sally Henderson Silent Footsteps
Emily Herbert Robin Williams: When the Laughter Stops 1951-2014
Stafford Hildred and Tim Ewbank Jamie Oliver: The Biography 
Ben Hills Princess Masako: The Prisoner Of The Chrysanthemum Throne
Corinne Hofmann The White Masai
Robert Hughes 
Things I Didn’t Know: A Memoir


Boris Johnson The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History
Barry Jones A Thinking Reed


Paul Kennedy High Stakes: the Rise of the Waterhouse Dynasty
Lee Kernaghan Boy From the Bush
Barbara Kingsolver Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year Of Seasonal Eating
Harvey Kubernik Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows
Chris Kyle American Sniper


Joanne Lees No Turning Back: My Journey
Mal Leyland Still Travelling: My Life as a Leyland Brother and Beyond
Mark Logue The Kings Speech


William McInnes A Man’s Got To Have A Hobby: Long Summers With My Dad
Chris Masters Jonestown: The Power And The Myth Of Alan Jones
Ian 'Molly' Meldrum The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story
Marja Mills The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee
Helen Mirren In the Frame: My Life in Pictures
Susan Mitchell Margaret Whitlam
Bruce Morcombe Where is Daniel? The Family’s Story


Stuart O'Grady Battle Scars
Kristina Olsson Boy, Lost
Matt O'Sullivan Mayday


Jill Roe Stella Miles Franklin: a Biography


Paul Scott Motherless Child: the Definitive Biography of Eric Clapton
Michael Sheridan A Man Called Harris: the Life of Richard Harris
Michael Stahl Kerry Packer: Tall Tales and True Stories
Tony Stephens Heroes: Meeting Inspirational Australians
Cheryl Strayed Wild


Shirley Walker The Ghost at the Wedding
Simon Wilde Shane Warne: Portrait Of A Flawed Genius