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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

Annabel Crabb

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Politics

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Malcolm Turnbull has quite a job ahead of him as leader of the Liberal Party. How is he going so far? What can we expect in... [more]

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

David Marr

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Politics

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Who is Bill Shorten? How did he rise to become Labor leader? And does he have what it takes to beat Malcolm Turnbull and... [more]

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The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret

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The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on...

Catherine Hewitt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Fashion & society; Advocate - History

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A fantastically readable biography of a 19th-century Parisian courtesan who harbours an incredible secret [more]

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Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth

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Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and the Heir...

Paula Byrne

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Advocate - Biography

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The remarkable life of the vivacious, clever - and forgotten - Kennedy sister, who charmed the English aristocracy and was... [more]

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My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: A Political Life, in Cartoons

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My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: A Political Life, in Cartoons

Russ Radcliffe

Biography: historical, political & military; Fiction & Literature; Political leaders & leadership; Cartoons & comic strips

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My Brilliant Career is an unauthorised, unbalanced, and unlikely political biography of Malcolm Turnbull - presently Prime... [more]

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Famous Detective Stories: True Tales of Australian Crime

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Famous Detective Stories: True Tales of Australian Crime

National Library of Australia

Biography; True crime

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From the notorious Louisa Collins in 1880s NSW, who murdered two husbands with rat poison, to a blazing shoot-out featuring... [more]

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The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

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The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

Leigh Straw

Biography; Gender studies: women

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Matriarch of the criminal underworld â?¦ or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney?The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydneyâ??s... [more]

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Seneca: A Life

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Seneca: A Life

Emily Wilson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Social & cultural history; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome,... [more]

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Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea

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Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea

Marie Munkara

Biography; Memoirs

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Heartbreaking, darkly funny and deeply moving, Of Ashes and Rivers That Flow to the Sea is a fearless account of being a young... [more]

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Greenpeace Captain: My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet

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Greenpeace Captain: My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet...

Peter Willcox

Biography; Political activism

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Action-packed and full of danger, Captain Peter Willcox's memoir reads like a real-life thriller. [more]

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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District

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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District

James Rebanks

Biography: historical, political & military; The countryside, country life; Travel & holiday

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Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first... [more]

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Tom Hughes QC: A Cab on the Rank

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Tom Hughes QC: A Cab on the Rank

Ian Hancock

Biography; Biography: general

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Tom Hughes, a scion of a notable Sydney family of high achievers, was one of Australia's top barristers, renowned, respected... [more]

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The Innocent Killer

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The Innocent Killer

Michael Griesbach

Biography; True crime

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Tells the story of one of America's most notorious wrongful convictions, that of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who spent eighteen... [more]

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The Shock of Recognition: The Books and Music That Have Inspired Me

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The Shock of Recognition: The Books and Music That Have Inspired Me

Barry Jones

Music reviews & criticism; Biography; Memoirs; Literary companions

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With all his generosity, Barry Jones shares his love of the great literature and music of the world. [more]

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

John Nethercote

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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It is impossible to make sense of modern Australia without understanding the achievements of Sir Robert Menzies. Half a century... [more]

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Chasing Shadows: The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck

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Chasing Shadows: The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck

Tim Lane, Elliot Cartledge

Biography: sport; Cricket

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Part biography, part personal reflection and part investigation, Chasing Shadows: The Life And Death Of Peter Roebuck celebrates... [more]

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

Elizabeth Norton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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The riveting story of the sex scandal that threatened the life of the young Elizabeth Tudor, and whose outcome was pivotal... [more]

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The Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circle

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The Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circle

Geoff Andrews

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Marxism & Communism; Espionage & secret services

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First account of the man who influenced, recruited and manipulated the Cambridge spies. [more]

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A Double Shot of Happiness: Tim Sharp's Extraordinary Journey from Being Diagnosed with Autism to Becoming an Internationally Renowned Artist

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A Double Shot of Happiness: Tim Sharp's Extraordinary Journey from Being...

Judy Sharp

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

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When Judy Sharp took her three-year-old son Tim to a paediatric specialist she was told that his autism was so severe he would... [more]

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

Biography: historical, political & military; Espionage & secret services; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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A true-life tale of nuclear secrets, Soviet spies and MI5, based on newly found documents and scientific detective work [more]

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General Thinker

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General Thinker

Remo Giuffre

Autobiography: general; Business & Economics

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Serial founder Remo Giuffre (REMO General Store, General Thinking and TEDxSydney) has taken his skills as a merchant and communicator... [more]

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Inheritance: A Psychological History of the Royal Family

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Inheritance: A Psychological History of the Royal Family

Dennis Friedman

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Family psychology

Paperback

<p>On its first publication in the nineties, Dennis Friedman‚??s Inheritance&nbsp; caused a&nbsp;<span style="line-height:... [more]

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha (University of Maryland, College Park)

True crime; Regional studies; History; European history; Organised crime; Political science & theory

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The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha s brilliant... [more]

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The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

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The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

Claire Tomalin

Biography; Biography: literary

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Tells the story of the life of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. [more]

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The Brontes in Brussells: Down the Belliard Steps

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The Brontes in Brussells: Down the Belliard Steps

Helen MacEwan

Biography: literary

Paperback

A fascinating and thorough account of Charlotte and Emily Bront&euml;'s formative stay in Brussels during 1842-43 [more]

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