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Bearing Witness: The Remarkable Life of Charles Bean, Australia's Greatest War Correspondent

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Bearing Witness: The Remarkable Life of Charles Bean, Australia's Greatest...

Peter Rees

Biography; Biography: general; Press & journalism

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We know of Charles Bean as a war correspondent and official historian of World War I, but we don't really know Bean the man.... [more]

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Chasing El Dorado: A South American Adventure

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Chasing El Dorado: A South American Adventure

Aaron Smith

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Like William Burroughs before him, Smith is on a journey to save his soul, but instead falls headfirst into the rich kaleidoscope... [more]

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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

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It has become all too common for Napoleon Bonaparte's biographers to approach him as a figure to be reviled, bent on world... [more]

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John Olsen: An Artist's Life

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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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My Story

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My Story

Julia Gillard

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

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On Wednesday, 23 June 2010, with the government in turmoil, the author asked Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for a leadership ballot.... [more]

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Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

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Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination...

Philip Shenon

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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A groundbreaking, explosive account of the Kennedy assassination that will rewrite the history of the 20th century's most... [more]

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A London Year: 365 Days of City Life in Diaries, Journals and Letters

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A London Year: 365 Days of City Life in Diaries, Journals and Letters

Travis Elborough, Nick Rennison

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history

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A London Year is an anthology of short diary entries, one or more for each day of the year, which, taken together, provides... [more]

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Levels of Life

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Levels of Life

Julian Barnes

Biography; Autobiography: literary

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Tells about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two people, together, and about tearing... [more]

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These Wonderful Rumours!: A Young Schoolteacher's Wartime Diaries 1939-1945

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These Wonderful Rumours!: A Young Schoolteacher's Wartime Diaries 1939-1945...

May Smith

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Second World War

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'These Wonderful Rumours!' gives a unique and surprising insight into life on the Home Front. We gain a new understanding... [more]

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Joseph Anton

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Joseph Anton

Salman Rushdie

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Ethical issues: censorship; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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In 1989, Rushdie received a telephone call from a journalist who told the author that he had been sentenced to death by... [more]

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Antony & Cleopatra

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Antony & Cleopatra

Patricia Southern

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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The doomed love affair that united Ancient Rome & Egypt. [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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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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17 Carnations: The Windsors, the Nazis and the Cover-Up

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17 Carnations: The Windsors, the Nazis and the Cover-Up

Andrew Morton

Autobiography: royalty; History; General & world history; British & Irish history

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The fascinating true story of Edward Windsor and Wallis Simpson's involvement with the Nazi regime, and the post-war cover-up,... [more]

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Kerry Packer: Tall Tales and True Stories

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Kerry Packer: Tall Tales and True Stories

Michael Stahl

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Media, information & communication industries; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Kerry Packer was instrumental in shaping Australia's media landscape and culture. For 30 years he controlled television's... [more]

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Creatures of a Day: and Other Tales of Psychotherapy

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Creatures of a Day: and Other Tales of Psychotherapy

Irvin D. Yalom

Memoirs; Psychology; Psychotherapy; Advocate - Today's World

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Eminent psychotherapist and bestselling author, Irvin D Yalom, gives us a new collection of ten absorbing tales of psychotherapy,... [more]

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Hello, Beautiful! Scenes from a Life

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Hello, Beautiful! Scenes from a Life

Hannie Rayson

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

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I realise that, despite all the references to my longing to be a writer, two things are apparent. The first is that I don't... [more]

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Fraying: Mum, Memory Loss, the Medical Maze, and Me

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Fraying: Mum, Memory Loss, the Medical Maze, and Me

Michele Gierck

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with old age; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Being a carer is not unlike being an interpreter. The task is to listen intently, to catch not only the words but the spirit... [more]

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The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream

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The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream

Katharine Norbury

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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Part travelogue, part memoir, this deeply moving story of adoption, grief and marriage. Destined to be a classic of memoir.... [more]

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Blair Inc.: The Man Behind the Mask

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Blair Inc.: The Man Behind the Mask

Francis Beckett, David Hencke, Nick Kochan

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

Since leaving office in 2007, the secretive empire of Tony Blair has grown exponentially, with an estimated GBP80 million... [more]

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Settling Day: A Memoir

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Settling Day: A Memoir

Kate Howarth

Biography; Memoirs

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Following on from her award-winning memoir Ten Hail Marys, Kate Howarth's extraordinary life continues in Settling Day. Thrust... [more]

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Mistakes Were Made

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Mistakes Were Made

Liam Pieper

Biography; Literary essays

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Liam Pieper's made some poor life choices, but he's (usually) meant well. He's tried to write important stories, fight racial... [more]

$9.99

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We're All Going to Die (Especially Me)

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We're All Going to Die (Especially Me)

Joel Meares

Memoirs; Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences

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Much has been made of the delayed adulthood of Gen Y'ers - that they flit from job to job and take their sweet time earning... [more]

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Another Great Day at Sea

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Another Great Day at Sea

Geoff Dyer

Biography; True stories; Military & naval ships

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As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the... [more]

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Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay

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Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo...

Joseph Hickman

True war & combat stories; History; Prisoners of war

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The eye-witness account of the night three detainees were murdered, the story of a secret CIA facility, and the cover-up at... [more]

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