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Non-fiction

The following texts are suggestions for the study of English as an Additional Language. These examples are not meant to be prescriptive or exhaustive, but are indicative of the nature of appropriate texts.

  • Amor, M., & Austin, J., From Nothing to Zero: letters from refugees in Australia's detention centres
  • Bonnett, A., Off the Map
  • Do, A., The Happiest Refugee: A memoir
  • Demick, B., Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
  • Gombrich, E., A Little History of the World
  • Kang, H., This is Paradise: My North Korean Childhood (autobiography)
  • Keller, M., Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation
  • Pryor, B., & McDonald, M., Maybe Tomorrow
  • Pung, A., Unpolished Gem