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The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great Recession

The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great...

Wayne Swan

Memoirs; History; Politics & government; Political economy

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A highly personal account of the Rudd and Gillard governments from the heart of the Cabinet and the real story of how Australia... [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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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Jung Chang

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern... [more]

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The House on Carnaval Street: A Memoir

The House on Carnaval Street: A Memoir

Deborah Rodriguez

Biography; Memoirs

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When her family faces kidnap threats after the publication of her first book, Deborah Rodriguez is forced to flee Kabul, leaving... [more]

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The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

Rob Oakeshott

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Politics & government

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From deep inside the last Parliament, Rob Oakeshott reveals the real story of being an independent during the Gillard government.... [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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H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

Biography; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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As a child the author was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books,... [more]

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My Brief History

My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Recounts author's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.... [more]

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Socrates: A Man for Our Times

Socrates: A Man for Our Times

Paul Johnson

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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In his highly acclaimed style, historian Johnson masterfully disentangles centuries of scarce sources to offer a riveting... [more]

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I Sank the  Bismarck

I Sank the Bismarck

John Moffat

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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In the early hours of 27th May, 1941, Fleet Air Arm pilot, John Moffat, took to the air in his open cockpit bomber. Along... [more]

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The Family Court Murders: Four Murders. Five Bombings. No Convictions.

The Family Court Murders: Four Murders. Five Bombings. No Convictions.

Debi Marshall

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology

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Four murders. Five bombings. And no one charged. This is the definitive story of the Family Court Murders. [more]

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Hooked: The Secrets of a High-Class Call Girl

Hooked: The Secrets of a High-Class Call Girl

Samantha X

Biography; Erotic confessions & true stories; Ethical issues: prostitution & sex industry; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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Samantha X is not your typical hooker. She's the wrong side of 35, has two kids and counts a wild night out dining at her... [more]

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The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

Brendan I. Koerner

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Brendan I. Koerner presents the fascinating true story of how young couple Roger Holder and Cathy Kerkow pulled off the longest-distance... [more]

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A Brief Guide to Agatha Christie: Queen of Crime

A Brief Guide to Agatha Christie: Queen of Crime

Nigel Cawthorne

Biography; Biography: literary; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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From her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, a Poirot mystery, to her last, Sleeping Murder, the author explores... [more]

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My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War

My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War

Anne Sinclair

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

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A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir. [more]

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The Temporary Bride: A Memoir of Love and Food in Iran

The Temporary Bride: A Memoir of Love and Food in Iran

Jennifer Klinec

Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday

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A relationship was a mathematical formula: the correct variables of age, beauty, morality and finances were entered and the... [more]

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The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China

The Mongol Empire: Genghis Khan, His Heirs and the Founding of Modern China...

John Man

Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history; Asian history; Medieval history

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Genghis Khan is one of history's immortals: a leader of genius, driven by an inspiring vision for peaceful world rule. Believing... [more]

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Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998

Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998

Michael Palin

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Diaries, letters & journals

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TRAVELLING TO WORK is the third volume of Michael Palin's widely acclaimed diaries. After the Python years and a decade of... [more]

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The Fall

The Fall

Amy Dale

Biography; True crime; Courts & procedure

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A terrified woman runs for the door, her final effort to escape a cruel and controlling fiance. [more]

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Glory, Glory: My Life

Glory, Glory: My Life

John Sattler

Biography: general; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

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'I hid in the dressing-room toilets and pushed my broken jaw back into place. No one would stop me. I ran back on before anyone... [more]

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The Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the Media and Team Rudd Brought Down the Prime Minister

The Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the Media and Team Rudd Brought Down...

Kerry-Anne Walsh

Biography: general; History; Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Central government

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This is the story of one of the most extraordinary episodes in recent Australian political history, of how a powerful media... [more]

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Confessions of a People-Smuggler

Confessions of a People-Smuggler

Dawood Amiri

Biography; Memoirs; Refugees & political asylum

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Surprising insights into the desperation of asylum-seekers and the economics of the highly organised people-smuggling industry,... [more]

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On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads

On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads...

Tim Cope

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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The relationship between man and horse on the Eurasian steppe gave rise to a succession of rich nomadic cultures. Among them... [more]

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Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard

Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard

Rochus Misch

Biography; Memoirs; History; Second World War

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First-hand testimony of the last surviving witness to Hitler's final hours. The personal memoirs of Hitler's bodyguard, telephonist... [more]

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Casey Stoner: Pushing the Limits

Casey Stoner: Pushing the Limits

Casey Stoner

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Motorcycle racing

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For the first time ever, two-time World MotoGP champion Casey Stoner will open up and tell his story. [more]

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