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Maestro John Monash: Australia's Greatest Citizen General

Maestro John Monash: Australia's Greatest Citizen General

Tim Fischer

Biography: general; History

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Who was the most innovative general of WW1? For Tim Fischer, the answer has to be Australia's 'Maestro' John Monash, a man... [more]

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Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life

Hermione Lee

Biography; Biography: literary

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Penelope Fitzgerald published her first book aged sixty. She went on to become one of the greatest of English novelists. Her... [more]

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Mistress: The True Story of Mistresses and Their Men

Mistress: The True Story of Mistresses and Their Men

Matthew Benns, Terry Smyth

Erotic confessions & true stories; History

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What is it that drives a man to risk everything for a Mistress? And why do the women do it? [more]

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Sir Henry Parkes: The Australian Colossus

Sir Henry Parkes: The Australian Colossus

Stephen Dando-Collins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership

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Sir Henry Parkes: Father of Federation, Premier of NSW, Statesman, Visionary, Political Leader, Poet, Humanist May 27, 2015... [more]

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Private Bill: In Love and War

Private Bill: In Love and War

Barrie Cassidy

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The private battles of Barrie Cassidy's father, who was a WW2 prisoner of war for 1500 days and his mother who, for many months... [more]

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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Bettina Stangneth

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Holocaust; War crimes

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Smuggled out of Europe after the collapse of Germany, Eichmann managed to live a peaceful and active exile in Argentina for... [more]

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Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete

Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete

Patrick Leigh Fermor

True war & combat stories; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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One of the greatest feats in Patrick Leigh Fermor's remarkable life was the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German commander... [more]

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The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

Boris Johnson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but... [more]

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Bill: The Life of William Dobell

Bill: The Life of William Dobell

Scott Bevan

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In post-war Australia, William Dobell was a household name. But the most famous artist in the land was a broken man. [more]

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Margaret and Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

Margaret and Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

Susan Mitchell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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This is the compelling story of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, his wife Margaret and their 70-year relationship personal... [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant

Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant...

Tracy Borman

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

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Thomas Cromwell is known to millions as the leading character in Hilary Mantel's bestselling Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.... [more]

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The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & the...

Jem Roberts

Biography: literary; Literature: history & criticism; Fiction companions

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Tells the story of Douglas Adams' explosive but agonizingly constructed fictional universe, from his initial inspirations... [more]

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Battarbee and Namatjira

Battarbee and Namatjira

Martin Edmond

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Battarbee and Namatjira is the biography of two artists Rex Battarbee and Albert Namatjira, one white Australian from Warrnambool... [more]

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Walking Free

Walking Free

Dr Munjed Al Muderis

Biography; Memoirs

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One man's phenomenal tale of escaping a death sentence in Iraq, surviving the Australian Refugee system and becoming a pioneering... [more]

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This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial

This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial

Helen Garner

Biography; True stories

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In this utterly compelling book, Helen Garner tells the story of a man and his broken life. [more]

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A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France

A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France

Dee Nolan

Memoirs; Food & society; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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This captivating book unearths numerous treasures in the French countryside, from exquisite Romanesque churches to world-renowned... [more]

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Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

Adrian Goldsworthy

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor [more]

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Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life on the Edge

Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life...

Hugh O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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'Diving was a boys-own adventure, a jump into the unknown, full of devil-may-care attitudes. It welcomed you with one hand... [more]

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What Days Are For: A Memoir

What Days Are For: A Memoir

Robert Dessaix

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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Witty, acerbic, insightful musings from Robert Dessaix, one of Australia's finest writers. [more]

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A Forger's Progress: The Life of Francis Greenway

A Forger's Progress: The Life of Francis Greenway

Alasdair McGregor

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The incredible fall, rise and demise of Francis Greenway, Australia's first government architect. A forger and convicted... [more]

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John Olsen: An Artist's Life

John Olsen: An Artist's Life

Darleen Bungey

Painting & paintings; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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

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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Jan Swafford

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being who composed some of the world's most iconic music.... [more]

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The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the...

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Computer science

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The author of the massively bestselling Steve Jobs biography writes the whole history of the digital age [more]

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More Fool Me: A Memoir

More Fool Me: A Memoir

Stephen Fry

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Invites readers to take a glimpse at author's life story. Containing raw, electric extracts from his diaries of the time,... [more]

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Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

Erik Jensen

Painting & paintings; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in... [more]

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