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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

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Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

Annabel Crabb

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

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Malcolm Turnbull has quite a job ahead of him as leader of the Liberal Party. How is he going so far? What can we expect in... [more]

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

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Faction Man: Bill Shorten's Path to Power

David Marr

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

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Who is Bill Shorten? How did he rise to become Labor leader? And does he have what it takes to beat Malcolm Turnbull and... [more]

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Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth

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Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's Forgotten Sister and the Heir...

Paula Byrne

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The remarkable life of the vivacious, clever - and forgotten - Kennedy sister, who charmed the English aristocracy and was... [more]

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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District

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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District

James Rebanks

Biography: historical, political & military; The countryside, country life; Travel & holiday

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Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first... [more]

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The Shock of Recognition: The Books and Music That Have Inspired Me

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The Shock of Recognition: The Books and Music That Have Inspired Me

Barry Jones

Music reviews & criticism; Biography; Memoirs; Literary companions

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With all his generosity, Barry Jones shares his love of the great literature and music of the world. [more]

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

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Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia

John Nethercote

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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It is impossible to make sense of modern Australia without understanding the achievements of Sir Robert Menzies. Half a century... [more]

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor

Elizabeth Norton

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

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The riveting story of the sex scandal that threatened the life of the young Elizabeth Tudor, and whose outcome was pivotal... [more]

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

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Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy

Frank Close

Biography: historical, political & military; Espionage & secret services; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

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A true-life tale of nuclear secrets, Soviet spies and MI5, based on newly found documents and scientific detective work [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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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha (University of Maryland, College Park)

True crime; Regional studies; History; European history; Organised crime; Political science & theory

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The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha s brilliant... [more]

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Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensation

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Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensation

Andrew Lycett

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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1868, and bestselling author Wilkie Collins is hard at work on a new detective novel, The Moonstone. But he is weighed down... [more]

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

David Von Drehle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

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Von Drehle has chosen a critical year ('the most eventful year in American history' and the year Lincoln rose to greatness),... [more]

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My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: A Political Life, in Cartoons

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My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: A Political Life, in Cartoons

Russ Radcliffe

Biography: historical, political & military; Fiction & Literature; Political leaders & leadership; Cartoons & comic strips

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My Brilliant Career is an unauthorised, unbalanced, and unlikely political biography of Malcolm Turnbull - presently Prime... [more]

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Dear World, How are You?

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Dear World, How are You?

Toby Little

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world. With the help of his mum,... [more]

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Seneca: A Life

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Seneca: A Life

Emily Wilson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Social & cultural history; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Advocate - History

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Tells the story of Seneca, the Roman philosopher, dramatist, and rhetorician of the first century CE, who came from Spain... [more]

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Farewell to the Father

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Farewell to the Father

Timothy Elliott

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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An outstandingly powerful memoir that chronicles a son's coming to terms with his father's decline into madness. [more]

$34.99

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Kim Barker

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; International relations; Terrorism, armed struggle

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A true-life Catch-22 set in the war-torn countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan, by one of the region's longest-serving correspondents.... [more]

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Heartlines: The Year I Met My Other Mother

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Heartlines: The Year I Met My Other Mother

Susannah McFarlane, Robin Leuba

Biography; Memoirs; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption & fostering

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In 1965, Robin, unmarried and pregnant, comes to Melbourne to give birth and give her baby up for adoption, then returns to... [more]

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In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

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In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Yeonmi Park

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Human rights; Advocate - Biography

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Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free.... [more]

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Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea

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Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea

Marie Munkara

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Heartbreaking, darkly funny and deeply moving, Of Ashes and Rivers That Flow to the Sea is a fearless account of being a young... [more]

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The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

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The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox...

Alison Weir

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

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Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Some thought Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, should be queen of England. She ranked... [more]

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Thicker Than Water: A Memoir of Family, Secrets, Guilt and History

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Thicker Than Water: A Memoir of Family, Secrets, Guilt and History

Cal Flyn

Biography; Australasian & Pacific history; Colonialism & imperialism; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - Biography

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Cal Flyn was very proud when she discovered that her ancestor, Angus McMillan, had been a pioneer of colonial Australia. However,... [more]

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Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love

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Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love

Hope Jahren

Biography; Memoirs; Abnormal psychology; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Advocate - Biography

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A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in... [more]

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Wolsey: The Life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal

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Wolsey: The Life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal

John Matusiak

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Christian leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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Cardinal Wolsey is a controversial figure: a butcher's son, a man of letters and the Church, a divisive political expert,... [more]

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Whole Wild World: A Memoir

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Whole Wild World: A Memoir

Tom Dusevic

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In this exuberant and compelling memoir of family and childhood, readers will be swept away by Tom Dusevic's verve, warmth... [more]

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