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Human Rights & Human Wrongs: A Life Confronting Racism

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Human Rights & Human Wrongs: A Life Confronting Racism

Colin Tatz

Biography: historical, political & military; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples; Politics & government; Human rights

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Many domains are black and cruelly white. In this book Colin Tatz, a world authority on racial conflict and abuse, a key figure... [more]

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John Olsen: An Artist's Life

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John Olsen: An Artist's Life

Darleen Bungey

Painting & paintings; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

This landmark biography from Darleen Bungey, the author of the acclaimed Arthur Boyd biography, explores what drove John Olsen... [more]

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Levels of Life

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Levels of Life

Julian Barnes

Biography; Autobiography: literary

Hardback

Tells about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two people, together, and about tearing... [more]

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These Wonderful Rumours!: A Young Schoolteacher's Wartime Diaries 1939-1945

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These Wonderful Rumours!: A Young Schoolteacher's Wartime Diaries 1939-1945...

May Smith

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Second World War

Hardback

'These Wonderful Rumours!' gives a unique and surprising insight into life on the Home Front. We gain a new understanding... [more]

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Joseph Anton

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Joseph Anton

Salman Rushdie

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Ethical issues: censorship; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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In 1989, Rushdie received a telephone call from a journalist who told the author that he had been sentenced to death by... [more]

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Antony and Cleopatra

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Antony and Cleopatra

Research Fellow Adrian Goldsworthy (University of Wales Cardiff)

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history

Hardback

In this remarkable dual biography of the two great lovers of antiquity, preeminent historian Goldsworthy goes beyond myth... [more]

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We're All Going to Die (Especially Me)

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We're All Going to Die (Especially Me)

Joel Meares

Memoirs; Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences; Advocate - Today's World

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Much has been made of the delayed adulthood of Gen Y'ers - that they flit from job to job and take their sweet time earning... [more]

$27.99

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Settling Day: A Memoir

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Settling Day: A Memoir

Kate Howarth

Biography; Memoirs

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Following on from her award-winning memoir Ten Hail Marys, Kate Howarth's extraordinary life continues in Settling Day. Thrust... [more]

$32.95

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Mistakes Were Made

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Mistakes Were Made

Liam Pieper

Biography; Literary essays

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Liam Pieper's made some poor life choices, but he's (usually) meant well. He's tried to write important stories, fight racial... [more]

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The Barefoot Lawyer: The Remarkable Memoir of China's Bravest Political Activist

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The Barefoot Lawyer: The Remarkable Memoir of China's Bravest Political...

Chen Guangcheng

Biography; Memoirs; Civil rights & citizenship; Political activism; Advocate - Biography

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An electrifying memoir by the blind Chinese activist who inspired millions with his fight for justice, and his belief in the... [more]

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Windsor's Way

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Windsor's Way

Tony Windsor

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Born and bred in north-west New South Wales, Tony has held the balance of power in state and federal parliaments for nearly... [more]

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The Good Greek Girl

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The Good Greek Girl

Maria Katsonis

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon... [more]

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The Porcelain Thief

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The Porcelain Thief

Huan Hsu

Ceramics: artworks; Biography; Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Biography

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In 1938, with the Japanese army approaching from Nanking, Huan Hsu's great-great grandfather, Liu, and his five granddaughters,... [more]

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Bearing Witness: The Remarkable Life of Charles Bean, Australia's Greatest War Correspondent

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Bearing Witness: The Remarkable Life of Charles Bean, Australia's Greatest...

Peter Rees

Biography; Biography: general; Press & journalism; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

We know of Charles Bean as a war correspondent and official historian of World War I, but we don't really know Bean the man.... [more]

$32.99

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Somebody That I Used to Know - Love, Loss and Jack Thompson

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Somebody That I Used to Know - Love, Loss and Jack Thompson

Bunkie King

Biography; Autobiography: general

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In 1969, when Bunkie King was a wide-eyed Sydney schoolgirl, she met aspiring actor Jack Thompson. Jack was smart, sexy and... [more]

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17 Carnations: The Windsors, the Nazis and the Cover-Up

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17 Carnations: The Windsors, the Nazis and the Cover-Up

Andrew Morton

Autobiography: royalty; History; General & world history; British & Irish history

Paperback

The fascinating true story of Edward Windsor and Wallis Simpson's involvement with the Nazi regime, and the post-war cover-up,... [more]

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Hello, Beautiful! Scenes from a Life

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Hello, Beautiful! Scenes from a Life

Hannie Rayson

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

I realise that, despite all the references to my longing to be a writer, two things are apparent. The first is that I don't... [more]

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H is for Hawk

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H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

Biography; Memoirs; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Hunting or shooting animals & game

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As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic... [more]

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Blair Inc.: The Man Behind the Mask

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Blair Inc.: The Man Behind the Mask

Francis Beckett, David Hencke, Nick Kochan

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

Since leaving office in 2007, the secretive empire of Tony Blair has grown exponentially, with an estimated GBP80 million... [more]

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Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy

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Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy

Bill Browder

Autobiography: general; History; Crime & criminology; Political structure & processes

Paperback

November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed... [more]

$35.00

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Unreliable Memoirs: Picador Classic

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Unreliable Memoirs: Picador Classic

Clive James

Biography; Autobiography: general; Press & journalism

Paperback

A hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure [more]

$19.99

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One Life: My Mother's Story

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One Life: My Mother's Story

Kate Grenville

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

When the author's mother died she left behind many fragments of memoir. Using these memoirs as the starting point, this book... [more]

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Memoirs of a Go-Go Dancer

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Memoirs of a Go-Go Dancer

Justin Sheedy

Biography; Autobiography: general

Paperback

Justin Sheedy's first job out of school was a symbol of his rebellion against the 1980s - a decade so lame it cried out for... [more]

$24.99

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Coding theory & cryptology; Military intelligence; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

Tells the official story that has inspired the British film, The Imitation Game, a nail-biting race against time following... [more]

$19.99

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In Their Branches: Stories from ABC Radio National Trees Project

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In Their Branches: Stories from ABC Radio National Trees Project

Gretchen Miller

Biography; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

A very special collection of 103 stories, memories, and reflections on trees that have had a special meaning in the lives... [more]

$24.99

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