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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

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Getting Away with Murder

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Getting Away with Murder

Duncan McNab

Biography; Gay studies (Gay men); Crime & criminology

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Sydney's shame: Up to 80 men murdered, 30 cases remain unsolved.<br /><br... [more]

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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs

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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs

Elaine Sciolino

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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A delightful and beguiling look at life on a small Paris street. [more]

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One Leg Over: Having Fun - Mostly - in Peace and War

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One Leg Over: Having Fun - Mostly - in Peace and War

Robin Dalton

Biography; Autobiography: general

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At the age of ninety-five, Robin Dalton looks back on her life, particularly on her love life. Married at nineteen, disastrously,... [more]

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Last Words: The Hanging of Ronald Ryan

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Last Words: The Hanging of Ronald Ryan

Barry Dickins

Biography; Australasian & Pacific history

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<div>From acclaimed playwright and writer Barry Dickins, Last Words is the story of Ronald Ryan, the last man hanged in Australia.... [more]

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the...

Gareth Russell

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

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A stunning reappraisal of Henry VIII's fifth wife...Gareth Russel's book is scholarly yet highly readable...basing his account... [more]

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Helen 100: How I Took My Waxer's Advice and Cured Heartbreak by Going on 100 Dates in Less Than a Year

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Helen 100: How I Took My Waxer's Advice and Cured Heartbreak by Going on...

Helen Razer

Biography; Memoirs

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A hundred dates in less than a year. Will they heal her broken heart or make it worse? Brilliant, hilarious and excruciating... [more]

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful

Daniel Levin

Memoirs; Social interaction; Politics & government; International relations; Political corruption

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'Brilliant observations on the anthropology of power. You will laugh aloud and won't put it down' Daniel Kahneman In this... [more]

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Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

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Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

Gerald Murnane

Biography; Memoirs

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Hilarious, affecting, and irreverent, this is a memoir of obsession and extraordinary imagination from a unique voice in literature.... [more]

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

A. Scott Berg

Biography; Biography: literary

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A moving biography of the a great editor who assembled America's finest and favourite literary gang - Fitzgerald, Hemingway,... [more]

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Civil engineering, surveying & building; Advocate - Biography

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<b>The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius... [more]

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

Grantlee Kieza

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Advocate - History

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Film Tie-In)

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Film Tie-In)

Saroo Brierley

Biography; Autobiography: general

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As a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home.... [more]

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Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume Two

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Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume Two

Charles Moore

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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Based on unrestricted access to all Lady Thatcher's papers, unpublished interviews with her and all her major colleagues,... [more]

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The Princess Diarist: A Sort of Memoir

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The Princess Diarist: A Sort of Memoir

Carrie Fisher

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Diaries, letters & journals; Science fiction

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A thoroughly original and intimate memoir by the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking. [more]

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

Ian 'Molly' Meldrum

Rock & Pop music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A book of hilarious real-life anecdotes from Molly Meldrum, one of Australia's... [more]

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Little Fish are Sweet

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Little Fish are Sweet

Matthew Condon

Biography; True crime

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Little Fish Are Sweet is Matthew Condon's extraordinary personal account of writing the Three Crooked Kings trilogy. When... [more]

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Res Gestae: Things Done

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Res Gestae: Things Done

Naida Haxton

Biography; Memoirs

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Feminist catch cries of the mid-1900s included invocations for freedom of choice and equality with men. [more]

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Roger Rogerson: From Decorated Policeman to Convicted Criminal - The Inside Story

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Roger Rogerson: From Decorated Policeman to Convicted Criminal - The Inside...

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime

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Gripping and graphic - the real story of Sydney's underbelly. [more]

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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall

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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of...

Nina Willner

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

An incredible memoir about a family divided by the Berlin Wall that will appeal to readers of Stasiland and fans of The Lives... [more]

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Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Travel writing

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A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road [more]

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The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography

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The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography

Edmund Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary

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Since her death in 1992, at the age of just fifty-one, Angela Carter has been widely acknowledged as one of the most important... [more]

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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

Bob Ellis

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words showcases the best of Ellis's celebrated and much-loved essays, speeches, diaries and scripts,... [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

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

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Quentin Kenihan

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Coping with disability

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Quentin Kenihan is living proof that superheroes don't need capes, just the right attitude. FOREWORD BY RAY MARTIN [more]

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