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Murder at the Fort: A Double Homicide Cold Case and Cover Up!

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Murder at the Fort: A Double Homicide Cold Case and Cover Up!

Bob Marmion

Biography; True crime; Military history

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Early one cold, wintry morning in late May 1942, the bullet-ridden body of Driver Roy Willis was found on the side of the... [more]

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My Game: Football in Australia Through My Eyes

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My Game: Football in Australia Through My Eyes

Ange Postecoglou

Autobiography: sport; Australian Rules football

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Ange Postecoglou has been at the centre of Australian football for more than thirty years. In this book, he shows us the game... [more]

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

James Colman

Biography; Conservation of the environment

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This is the story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of... [more]

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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

Nicola Tallis

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

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Crown of Blood is an important and significant retelling of an often misread tale, examining evidence that has never before... [more]

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New South Wales and the Great War

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New South Wales and the Great War

Naomi Parry, Brad Manera

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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When the Great War began in August 1914, the people of New South Wales took up the call to arms. NSW sent more people than... [more]

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The Atheist Muslim

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The Atheist Muslim

Ali A. Rizvi

Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Religious issues & debates; Islam; Agnosticism & atheism

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In The Atheist Muslim, we follow Ali Rizvi as he finds himself caught between two narrative voices he cannot relate to: extreme... [more]

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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

Peter Brune, Neil McDonald

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Radio & television industry; Press & journalism

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Chester Wilmot brought the triumphs and tragedies of warfare into the homes of millions. He was a renowned Australian war... [more]

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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From the New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard, this is the gripping true story of one dramatic - and emblematic... [more]

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Blood Mystic

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Blood Mystic

George Gittoes

Art & Architecture; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories

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The illustrated autobiography of Australian peace warrior and artist George Gittoes. [more]

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin...

Rachel Corbett

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary

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The extraordinary story of the one of the most fruitful friendships in modern arts and letters. [more]

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Rasputin: The Biography

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Rasputin: The Biography

Douglas Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution

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A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. The... [more]

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Keeping On Keeping On

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Keeping On Keeping On

Alan Bennett

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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<p>&quot;I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will... [more]

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I am Brian Wilson: The Genius Behind the Beach Boys

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I am Brian Wilson: The Genius Behind the Beach Boys

Brian Wilson

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

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The long-awaited, candid, poetic memoir by Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys - a journey deep into the mind of a musical genius.... [more]

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Mates: The Friendship That Sustained Henry Lawson

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Mates: The Friendship That Sustained Henry Lawson

Gregory Bryan

Biography; Biography: literary

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This well-written book is a dual biography of two prominent Australian poets: Henry Lawson and his best friend Jim Grahame... [more]

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Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre

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Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten...

Terry Smyth

Biography: general; History

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Captain Edward Denny Day &ndash; the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' &ndash; was Australia's greatest lawman, yet... [more]

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Shakespeare's Bastard: The Life of Sir William Davenant

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Shakespeare's Bastard: The Life of Sir William Davenant

Simon Andrew Stirling

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: plays & playwrights

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The extraordinary life of Sir William Davenant, from death to birth, culminating with an answer to the question: was he Shakespeare's... [more]

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Tom Hughes QC: A Cab on the Rank

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Tom Hughes QC: A Cab on the Rank

Ian Hancock

Biography

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For more than thirty years, Tom Hughes, a scion of a notable Sydney family, was one of Australia's top barristers. From the... [more]

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own...

John Allen Paulos

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

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Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky&nbsp; meta-memoir&nbsp; raises questions about our lives that most... [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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Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries

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Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries

Gyles Brandreth

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Political leaders & leadership; Central government

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The paperback edition of Gyles Brandreth's revealing journal paints an extraordinary portrait of Whitehall and Westminster... [more]

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Six Days in Leningrad

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Six Days in Leningrad

Paullina Simons

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Paullina Simons gives us a work of non-fiction as captivating and heart-wrenching as the lives of Tatiana and Alexander. [more]

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A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for the Truth

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A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family,...

Rita Gabis

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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Gabis follows the trail of her grandfather's collaboration with the Nazis--a trail riddled with secrets, slaughter, mystery,... [more]

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Machine Rules: A Political Primer

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Machine Rules: A Political Primer

Stephen Loosley

Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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Does a powerbroker like Stephen Loosley ever leave the political world? In his tell-all memoir he writes about defending the... [more]

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Twin Tracks

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Twin Tracks

Roger Bannister

Biography; Autobiography: sport; Track & field sports, athletics

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The memoirs of the record-breaking runner, the first man to run a mile in under four minutes. [more]

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Peg Plunkett: Memoirs of an Irish Whore

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Peg Plunkett: Memoirs of an Irish Whore

Julie Peakman

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

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The extraordinary life of the Georgian era's most famous whore. [more]

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