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Getting Away with Murder

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Getting Away with Murder

Duncan McNab

Biography; Gay studies (Gay men); Crime & criminology; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Sydney's shame: Up to 80 men murdered, 30 cases remain unsolved.<br /><br... [more]

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Only: A Singular Memoir

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Only: A Singular Memoir

Caroline Baum

Biography; Memoirs

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Three barely felt like a family. It felt like it did not count. Like we were unfinished. Incomplete. There was always a gap... [more]

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Film Tie-In)

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Film Tie-In)

Saroo Brierley

Biography; Autobiography: general

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As a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home.... [more]

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

Sofka Zinovieff

Biography; Autobiography: general; British & Irish history

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If the two men made an unlikely couple, at a time when homosexuality was illegal, the addition to the household in 1942 of... [more]

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

Richard Fitzpatrick

Biography; Marine biology; Fishes (ichthyology)

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Marine biologist and underwater cameraman Richard Shark Tracker Fitzpatrick wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures... [more]

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Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a Spy's Son

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Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a Spy's Son

Mark Colvin

Biography; Memoirs

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Mark Colvin is one of Australia's longest-serving broadcasters. However the slow deterioration of his kidneys saw him undertake... [more]

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

Grantlee Kieza

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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While we know much about the iconic outlaw Ned Kelly, his mother Ellen Kelly has been largely overlooked by Australian writers... [more]

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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall

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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of...

Nina Willner

Biography; Memoirs

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An incredible memoir about a family divided by the Berlin Wall that will appeal to readers of Stasiland and fans of The Lives... [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Autobiography: general; Ethical issues & debates; Indigenous peoples

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I don&rsquo;t believe it&rsquo;s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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New South Wales and the Great War

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New South Wales and the Great War

Naomi Parry, Brad Manera

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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When the Great War began in August 1914, the people of New South Wales took up the call to arms. NSW sent more people than... [more]

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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

Peter Brune, Neil McDonald

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Radio & television industry; Press & journalism

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Chester Wilmot brought the triumphs and tragedies of warfare into the homes of millions. He was a renowned Australian war... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

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Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Paul Keating: the big-picture leader is the definitive biography of Australia's 24th prime minister, and the first one that... [more]

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin...

Rachel Corbett

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary

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The extraordinary story of the one of the most fruitful friendships in modern arts and letters. [more]

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

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Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir... [more]

$39.99

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Keeping On Keeping On

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Keeping On Keeping On

Alan Bennett

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

Hardback

<p>&quot;I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will... [more]

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The Boy Behind the Curtain

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The Boy Behind the Curtain

Tim Winton

Memoirs

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In Tim Winton&rsquo;s fiction, chaos waits in the wings and ordinary people are ambushed by events and emotions beyond their... [more]

$45.00

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So, Anyway...

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So, Anyway...

John Cleese

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

In this rollicking memoir, Cleese takes his readers on a Grand Tour of his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble... [more]

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Victoria: A Life

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Victoria: A Life

A N Wilson

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

Hardback

PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography (2015 LONGLIST) [A] shimmering and rather wonderful biography. -- The Guardian... [more]

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Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [more]

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Charles Bean

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Charles Bean

Ross Coulthart

Biography; Biography: general; Reportage & collected journalism

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In this fresh new biography Ross Coulthart explores the man behind the legend. [more]

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When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees Who Shaped a Nation

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When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees Who Shaped a Nation

Francois Furstenberg

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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In 1789, as the French Revolution shook Europeto the core, the new United States was struggling forsurvival in the face of... [more]

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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World

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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World

Alison Weir

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

Hardback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated... [more]

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