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Frederick the Great: King of Prussia

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Frederick the Great: King of Prussia

Tim Blanning

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

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Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, dominated the 18th century in the same way that Napoleon dominated the start of the... [more]

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Testimony

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Testimony

Robbie Robertson

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists... [more]

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Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Balis Hidden Drug World

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Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Balis Hidden Drug World...

Kathryn Bonella

Biography; True crime

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Now in b format paperback, the incredible inside account of Bali's hidden drug world from the internationally bestselling... [more]

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American Commander: Serving A Country Worth Fighting For And Training The Brave Soldiers Who Lead The Way

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American Commander: Serving A Country Worth Fighting For And Training The...

Ryan Zinke, Scott McEwen

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Special & elite forces

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The autobiography of the life of a decorated American hero, Ryan Zinke. [more]

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When in French: Love in a Second Language

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When in French: Love in a Second Language

Lauren Collins

Memoirs; Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Talking to you in English', he said, 'is like touching you with gloves.' [more]

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Alexander Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow

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

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The life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton. [more]

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Test of Will: What I've Learned from Cricket and Life

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Test of Will: What I've Learned from Cricket and Life

Glenn McGrath

Memoirs; Cricket

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One of Australia's greatest cricketers reflects on his career and his life up to this point in an open, honest and utterly... [more]

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

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Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

Siobhan Roberts

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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<b> A delightful meta-biography--playful indeed--of a brilliant iconoclast. --James Gleick, author of <i>The Information</i></b>... [more]

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The Outrun

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The Outrun

Amy Liptrot

Memoirs; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

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An exhilarating nature memoir about recovering from alcoholism in Orkney that was a runaway hit in hardback - 'A future classic'... [more]

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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter

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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter

Kate Clifford Larson

Biography; Health systems & services

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The revelatory, poignantstory of Rosemary Kennedy, the eldest and eventually secreted-away Kennedy daughter, and how her life... [more]

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Hound of the Sea: Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom.

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Hound of the Sea: Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom.

Garrett McNamara

Biography: sport; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

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In this thrilling and candid memoir, world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his... [more]

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The Hotel Years: Wanderings in Europe Between the Wars

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The Hotel Years: Wanderings in Europe Between the Wars

Joseph Roth

Biography; Travel writing

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The hotel that I love like a fatherland is situated in one of the great port cities of Europe, and the heavy gold Antiqua... [more]

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A Turbulent, Seditious and Factious People: John Bunyan and His Church, 1628-88

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A Turbulent, Seditious and Factious People: John Bunyan and His Church,...

Christopher Hill

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Religion & beliefs; Church history

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Preacher, Soldier, Rebel: Who was the author of Pilgrim's Progress, one of the most influential books ever written? [more]

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Adventures of the Honey Badger

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Adventures of the Honey Badger

Nick Cummins, Mark Cummins

Autobiography: sport; Fiction & Literature; Humour; Rugby Union

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All new adventures from everyone's favourite Aussie larrikin. Nick's debut book TALES OF THE HONEY BADGER was the runaway... [more]

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The Young Victoria: Classic Histories Series

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The Young Victoria: Classic Histories Series

Alison Plowden

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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'I delight in this work', wrote the young Victoria shortly after she became Queen. She was an engaging creature, high-spirited... [more]

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D.A.A.S: Their Part in My Downfall: On the Road with the Doug Anthony All-Stars

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D.A.A.S: Their Part in My Downfall: On the Road with the Doug Anthony All-Stars...

Paul Livingston

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Memoirs

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The inside story of The Doug Anthony All Stars then and now. The no-holds-barred true story behind how the bad boys of Australian... [more]

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Virginia Woolf

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Virginia Woolf

Ira B. Nadel

Biography: literary

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Featuring new details about Virginia Woolf's homes and personal life, this engaging biography offers a fresh insight into... [more]

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

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Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

Richard Fitzpatrick

Biography; Marine biology; Fishes (ichthyology)

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Marine biologist and underwater cameraman Richard Shark Tracker Fitzpatrick wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures... [more]

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Operation Insanity: The Dramatic True Story of the Mission That Saved Ten Thousand Lives

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Operation Insanity: The Dramatic True Story of the Mission That Saved Ten...

Colonel Richard Westley, Mark Ryan

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Peacekeeping operations

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In the summer of 1995, the Bosnian town of Gorazde, found itself under attack from Serbian forces despite being designated... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Fiction companions; Popular science

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Fifteen novels. Fifteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn t mean its all made-up . . . [more]

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Come Home You LIttle Bastards

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Come Home You LIttle Bastards

Carl Beauchamp

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Sexual abuse & harassment

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Born in inner-Sydney to an alcoholic mother and an&nbsp;absent father, Carl Beauchamp and his brother Neville&nbsp;ran wild... [more]

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A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler

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A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler

Helen O'Neill

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography; Biography: general

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Harry Seidler, a stylish, decisive and highly opinionated man, was a key figure in international modern architecture and in... [more]

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Stalin: A Beginner's Guide

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Stalin: A Beginner's Guide

Abraham Ascher

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

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A rigorous introduction to the infamous despot and one of the key figures of modern history [more]

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Sinatra's Century: One Hundred Notes on the Man and His World

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Sinatra's Century: One Hundred Notes on the Man and His World

David Lehman

Individual actors & performers; Music; Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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An irresistable collection of one hundred short reflections on the man, his music, and his larger-than-life story, by a lifetime... [more]

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Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen: Classic Histories Series

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Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen: Classic Histories Series

Alison Plowden

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Social & cultural history

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Jane Grey's tragedy was her royal blood. As Henry VIII's great-niece she stood perilously close to the throne and from early... [more]

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