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Brekky Central: Behind the Smiles of Australian Breakfast Television

Brekky Central: Behind the Smiles of Australian Breakfast Television

Adam Boland

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Radio & television industry

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This is a world of hellishly long hours, of silliness and seriousness, an extraordinary mix of egos, scandals and drama but... [more]

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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban...

Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Education; Human rights

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Japanese edition of I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, the Pakistan girl who mesmerized... [more]

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The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & the...

Jem Roberts

Biography: literary; Literature: history & criticism; Fiction companions

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Tells the story of Douglas Adams' explosive but agonizingly constructed fictional universe, from his initial inspirations... [more]

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Battarbee and Namatjira

Battarbee and Namatjira

Martin Edmond

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Battarbee and Namatjira is the biography of two artists Rex Battarbee and Albert Namatjira, one white Australian from Warrnambool... [more]

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Walking Free

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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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Bettina Stangneth

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Holocaust; War crimes

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Smuggled out of Europe after the collapse of Germany, Eichmann managed to live a peaceful and active exile in Argentina for... [more]

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Bill: The Life of William Dobell

Bill: The Life of William Dobell

Scott Bevan

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In post-war Australia, William Dobell was a household name. But the most famous artist in the land was a broken man. [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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Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life on the Edge

Undaunted: From Clearance Diver to Mercenary - an Australian Man's Life...

Hugh O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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'Diving was a boys-own adventure, a jump into the unknown, full of devil-may-care attitudes. It welcomed you with one hand... [more]

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The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power

The Climb: Conversations with Australian Women in Power

Geraldine Doogue

Biography; Cultural studies; Social issues & processes; Gender studies: women

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Iconic journalist and television presenter Geraldine Doogue turns her attention to an issue central to our times. How are... [more]

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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Jan Swafford

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being who composed some of the world's most iconic music.... [more]

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The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the...

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Computer science

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The author of the massively bestselling Steve Jobs biography writes the whole history of the digital age [more]

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More Fool Me: A Memoir

More Fool Me: A Memoir

Stephen Fry

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

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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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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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Charles Bean

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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A Bone of Fact

A Bone of Fact

David Walsh

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs

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MONA's David Walsh is an enigma in the Australian art world. A Bone of Fact is his unconventional, absorbing and brilliantly... [more]

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My Story

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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Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

Murray Gleeson: The Smiler

Michael Pelly

Biography; Biography: general; Legal skills & practice; Legal system: general

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Born in a small country town in NSW, Gleeson became the nation's top barrister and its leading judge. In a legal career spanning... [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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Sir Charles Lilley: Premier and Chief Justice of Queensland

Sir Charles Lilley: Premier and Chief Justice of Queensland

J. M. Bennett

Biography: general; Legal skills & practice

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J M Bennett's new biography shows the mercurial figure of Lilley to be one of the giants of colonial Australia, a politician... [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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Cake Boss: Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia

Cake Boss: Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia

Buddy Valastro

Biography: general; History: specific events & topics; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes

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Cake Boss is a unique, inspiring, illustrated memoir; a combination of warm family stories and recipes for the bakery's 25... [more]

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Schindler's Ark

Schindler's Ark

Thomas Keneally

True war & combat stories; Fiction & Literature; European history; The Holocaust

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Winner of the Booker Prize and international bestseller [more]

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The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold

The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold...

Geoffrey Robertson QC

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Charles I waged civil wars that cost one in ten Englishmen their lives. But in 1649 parliament was hard put to find a lawyer... [more]

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The Justice Game

The Justice Game

Geoffrey Robertson QC

Biography: general; Politics & government; Laws of Specific jurisdictions

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Geoffrey Robertson QC was appointed to the Appeals Chamber of the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone in 2002. He has appeared... [more]

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