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Biography - Lives between the lines.

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A Double Shot of Happiness

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A Double Shot of Happiness

Judy Sharp

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs

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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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Ransacking Paris: A Year With Montaigne and Friends

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Ransacking Paris: A Year With Montaigne and Friends

Patti Miller

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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When Patti Miller arrives to write in Paris for a year, the world glows 'as if the light that comes after the sun has set... [more]

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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

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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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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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Walking Free

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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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A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler

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A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler

Helen O'Neill

Art & Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography: general

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A lavishly illustrated, stylish and beautifully designed book, A Singular Vision is a celebration of one man's extraordinary... [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

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

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Life in His Hands: The True Story of a Neurosurgeon and a Pianist

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Life in His Hands: The True Story of a Neurosurgeon and a Pianist

Susan Wyndham

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Surgical techniques; Neurosurgery; Popular medicine & health

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Charlie Teo is one of Australia's most celebrated neurosurgeons. His pioneering 'keyhole' techniques have earned him praise... [more]

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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

Marja Mills

Biography; Biography: literary

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Journalists have trekked to Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where she has lived with her sister Alice for decades,... [more]

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Future Crimes: A Journey to the Dark Side of Technology - and How to Survive it

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Future Crimes: A Journey to the Dark Side of Technology - and How to Survive...

Marc Goodman

True crime; Society & Social Sciences

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Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways, but there is an ominous flipside. Criminals are often... [more]

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Thea Astley: Inventing Her Own Weather

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Thea Astley: Inventing Her Own Weather

Karen Lamb

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Thea Astley: Inventing Her Own Weather is the long-overdue biography of Australian author Thea Astley (1925 - 2004). Over... [more]

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The Tsarnaev Brothers: The Road to a Modern Tragedy

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The Tsarnaev Brothers: The Road to a Modern Tragedy

Masha Gessen

Biography; Terrorism, armed struggle; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Biography

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On April 15, 2013, two home made bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding... [more]

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Bloodhound: Searching for My Father

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Bloodhound: Searching for My Father

Ramona Koval

Biography; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Ramona Koval's parents were Holocaust survivors who fled their homeland and settled in Melbourne. As a child, Koval learned... [more]

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More Fool Me: A Memoir

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More Fool Me: A Memoir

Stephen Fry

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

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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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The Jungle Dark

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The Jungle Dark

Steve Strevens

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Vietnam War; Advocate - History

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The powerful true story behind the classic Aussie song I Was Only Nineteen. [more]

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Sheila: The Australian Beauty Who Bewitched British Society

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Sheila: The Australian Beauty Who Bewitched British Society

Robert Wainwright

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

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Sheila wedded earls and barons, befriended literary figures and movie stars, bedded a future king, was feted by London and... [more]

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Ugly: My Memoir

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Ugly: My Memoir

Robert Hoge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Coping with disability; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Robert Hoge was born with a giant tumour on his forehead, severely distorted facial features and legs that were twisted and... [more]

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Picnic in Provence

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Picnic in Provence

Elizabeth Bard

Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Travel & holiday; Advocate - Travel

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In the delicious sequel to the bestselling Lunch in Paris, a weekend getaway leads Elizabeth Bard and her young family to... [more]

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The Sabotage Diaries: The True Story of a Daring Band of Allied Special Forces and Their Covert Operations in Nazi-Occupied Greece

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The Sabotage Diaries: The True Story of a Daring Band of Allied Special...

Katherine Barnes

True war & combat stories; History; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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Based on the wartime diaries of Allied soldier and saboteur Tom Barnes, this account of thrilling WWII wartime deeds deep... [more]

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Dear Em: Major Geoffrey McLaughlins Letters to HIs Family 1914-1917

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Napoleon the Great

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Napoleon the Great

Andrew Roberts

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars

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Presents the biography of Napoleon who lived one of the extraordinary of all human lives. This book shows how after seizing... [more]

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Silent Shock: The Men Behind the Thalidomide Scandal and an Australian Family's Long Road to Justice

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Silent Shock: The Men Behind the Thalidomide Scandal and an Australian Family's...

Michael Magazanik

True stories; History; Coping with disability

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Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months after her mother Wendy was given a new 'wonder drug' for morning sickness... [more]

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Hard Choices: A Memoir

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Hard Choices: A Memoir

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Biography; Autobiography: general

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Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America's... [more]

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology

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Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Paabo's mission to answer this question, and recounts his ultimately... [more]

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Kim Philby: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal

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Kim Philby: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal

Tim Milne

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Espionage & secret services

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The final word on one of the world's most notorious spies by the MI6 colleague who knew him best. [more]

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