New non fiction – Easter holiday reading

How to be French by Margaret Ambrose (memoir)
A crack in the edge of the world: the great American earthquake of 1906 by Simon Winchester
The real Oliver Twist by John Waller (biography of Robert Blincoe) – great read
Asbestos House: the secret history of James Hardie Industries by Gideon Haigh
Reading the rocks: the autobiography of the earth by Marcia Bjornerud
Tree: a biography by David Suzuki & Wayne Grady
The secret life of trees by Colin Tudge
Falling: how our greatest fear became our greatest thrill: a history by Garrett Soden (extreme sports)
Sharon and my mother-in-law: Ramallah diaries by Suad Amiry
Caught in time: talking history by Bill Bunbury (Australian history)
Allah’s torch: a report from behind the scenes in Asia’s war on terror by Tracy Dahlby
Bluff Rock: the autobiography of a massacre by Katrina Schlunke
Postwar: a history of Europe since 1945 by Tony Judt
The Howard factor: a decade that changed a nation edited by Nick Cater
Thunder from the silent zone: rethinking China by Paul Monk
Jamie’s Italy by Jamie Oliver
The state of Africa: a history of fifty years of independence by Martin Meredith
An Indonesian frontier: Acehnese & other histories of Sumatra by Anthony Reid
Nazi ’chic’?: fashioning women in the Third Reich by Irene Guenther
Singapore burning: heroism and surrender in World War II by Colin Smith
Rough crossings: Britain, the slaves and the American Revolution by Simon Schama

Check the Library catalogue for location details. Enjoy!