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When We Were Young and Foolish: A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd and Other Reprobates

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When We Were Young and Foolish: A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony...

Greg Sheridan

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership

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By chance, Greg Sheridan's early life saw him become intimate friends and colleagues with a fascinating list of people who... [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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Napoleon: My Ambition Was Great

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Napoleon: My Ambition Was Great

Thierry Lentz

History of Art & Design Styles; Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history

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Translation of: Napoleon: mon ambition etait grande. [more]

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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and...

Daniel Schulman

Biography: business & industry; History; Entrepreneurship

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Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have... [more]

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Vera: My Story

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Vera: My Story

Vera Wasowski

Biography; Autobiography: general; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A story of courage, unconventionality and lust for life. Vera Wasowski was just seven years old when German soldiers marched... [more]

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Naming Jack the Ripper

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Naming Jack the Ripper

Russell Edwards

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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With the help of modern forensic techniques, Russell's ground-breaking discoveries provide conclusive answers to many of the... [more]

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Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire

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Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire

John Man

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Middle Eastern history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Crusades; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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Saladin remains one of the most iconic figures of his age. As the man who united the Arabs and saved Islam from Christian... [more]

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The Angel and the Cad: Love, Loss and Scandal in Regency England

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The Angel and the Cad: Love, Loss and Scandal in Regency England

Geraldine Roberts

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

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A narrative history rich with romance and tragedy, The Angel and the Cad is the story of the high society scandal that gripped... [more]

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The Last Act of Love: The Story of My Brother and His Sister

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The Last Act of Love: The Story of My Brother and His Sister

Cathy Rentzenbrink

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with disability; Coping with death & bereavement; Advocate - Biography

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A powerful, timely and incredibly moving memoir in the bestselling tradition of Blake Morrison, Joan Didion and Ruth Picardie.... [more]

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My Life in Ruins

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My Life in Ruins

Adam Ford

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

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Part memoir, part potted history of civilisation, My Life in Ruins is the account of a life lived in uncovering the past.... [more]

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Here Comes the Sun

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Here Comes the Sun

Jeremy Oxley, Mary Oxley-Griffiths

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

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An inspirational and heart-wrenching memoir of fame, schizophrenia, struggle and love by Sunnyboys frontman Jeremy Oxley and... [more]

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Rising from the Shadows: Revolution, War and the Journey That Made Me

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Rising from the Shadows: Revolution, War and the Journey That Made Me

Saeed Fassaie

Biography; Memoirs

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Saeed gives a compelling account of his life through revolution and war, love, camaraderie, immigration, the hardships and... [more]

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Not Your Usual Bushrangers

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Not Your Usual Bushrangers

Peter Macinnis

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Advocate - History

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Take a journey with one of Australia's most accessible history and science writers into an early Australia that extends beyond... [more]

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Unbroken

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Unbroken

Alex McKinnon

Memoirs

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Rugby League was Alex McKinnon's life. Born into a football family, from five years old Alex played junior football with the... [more]

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Revolution

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Revolution

Russell Brand

Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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We all know the system isn't working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. In this book,... [more]

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Wellington: A Journey Through My Family

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Wellington: A Journey Through My Family

Jane Wellesley

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

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A highly personal, anecdotal family memoir of the Wellington legacy reissued in time for the 200th anniversary of the Battle... [more]

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The Spy's Son: The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted of Espionage and the Son He Trained to Spy for Russia

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The Spy's Son: The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted...

Bryan Denson

True stories; History; Espionage & secret services

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The riveting, true story of the father-and-son co-conspirators who sold U.S. national secrets to Russia. Jim Nicholson was... [more]

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No, Minister: So You Want to be a Chief of Staff?

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No, Minister: So You Want to be a Chief of Staff?

Allan Behm

Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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No, Minister is not about the record: it is about how the record is created and managed by largely unseen people in a volatile... [more]

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Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM

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Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM

Waris Dirie

Biography; Memoirs; Ethical issues & debates; Gender studies: women

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From the bestselling author of Desert Flower: the true story of saving a young girl from FGM. [more]

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Princes at War: The British Royal Family's Private Battle in the Second World War

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Princes at War: The British Royal Family's Private Battle in the Second...

Deborah Cadbury

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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King George V predicted that his eldest son, Edward VIII, would destroy himself within a year of succeeding to the throne.... [more]

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Peg Plunkett: Memoirs of an Irish Whore

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Peg Plunkett: Memoirs of an Irish Whore

Julie Peakman

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

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The extraordinary life of the Georgian era's most famous whore. [more]

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Gittins: A Life Among Budgets, Bulldust and Bastardry

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Gittins: A Life Among Budgets, Bulldust and Bastardry

Ross Gittins

Biography; Economic history

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The honest, robust and intelligent recollections of one of Australia's pre-eminent economic journalists - as insightful and... [more]

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Shining: The Story of a Lucky Man

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Shining: The Story of a Lucky Man

Abdi Aden, Robert Hillman

Biography; Autobiography: general; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Refugees & political asylum; Migration, immigration & emigration

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A remarkably warm-hearted, uplifting and inspiring story of one boy's survival against the odds. Abdi's world fell apart when... [more]

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Joh for PM: The Inside Story of an Extraordinary Political Drama

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Joh for PM: The Inside Story of an Extraordinary Political Drama

Paul Davey

Biography; History; Australasian & Pacific history; International relations

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In 1987, the premier of Queensland, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, launched an audacious bid to enter federal politics. But what really... [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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