Australia’s Most Borrowed Books – part 2

Australia's most borrowed books

In our last post we looked at the most borrowed fiction books in Australia, which revealed that we have an appetite for crime, thrillers and mystery novels.

We’ve also got a taste for healthy living, and stories about true crime and justice.

Here are the most borrowed non-fiction books in Australia:

Rank Title Author
1 I Quit Sugar For Life (2014) Sarah Wilson
2 Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals (2012) Jamie Oliver
3 New Zealand (2014) Lonely Planet
4 This House of Grief (2014) Helen Garner
5 Japan (2015) Lonely Planet
6 Family Food (2014) Pete Evans
7 Jacks and Jokers (2014) Matthew Condon
8 The Bush (2014) Don Watson
9 I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-week detox program (2012) Sarah Wilson
10 Country style homes (2015) Country Style mag


Fancy reading a real life story? Here are the top ten borrowed biographies:

Rank Title Author
1 The Happiest Refugee (2010) Anh Do
2 I Am Malala (2012) Malala Yousafzai
3 Wild: A Journey From Lost To Found (2012) Cheryl Strayed
4 More Fool Me (2014) Stephen Fry
5 Call The Midwife (2002) Jennifer Worth
6 My Story (2015) Julia Gillard
7 The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story (2014) Ian Meldrum
8 Not That Kind Of Girl (2014) Lena Dunham
9 Unbroken: A WWII story of survival (2014) Laura Hillenbrand
10 Outback midwife (2015) Beth McRae

Happy reading!