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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

Paperback

Based on unrestricted access to all Lady Thatcher's papers, unpublished interviews with her and all her major colleagues,...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 Art of the Affair: An Illustrated History of Love, Sex, and Artistic Influence

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The Art of the Affair: An Illustrated History of Love, Sex, and Artistic...

Catherine Lacey, Forsyth Harmon

Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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<b>A vibrantly illustrated chain of entanglements (romantic and otherwise) between some of our best-loved writers and artists... [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

Paperback

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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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes

Photographs: collections; Biography; Memoirs; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Travel writing

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<b>A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected of life in New York City,... [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

Paperback

Gripping and graphic - the real story of Sydney's underbelly. [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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The Scholl Case: The Deadly End of a Marriage

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The Scholl Case: The Deadly End of a Marriage

Anja Reich-Osang

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Gripping true crime story about sex, marriage, politics and murder in a peaceful German town. 'Serial' meets 'Desperate Housewives.'... [more]

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Making Headlines

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Making Headlines

Chris Mitchell

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences

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As editor-in-chief of The Australian Chris Mitchell ran the largest stable of journalists with the largest editorial budget... [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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Poum and Alexandre: A Paris Memoir

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Poum and Alexandre: A Paris Memoir

Catherine de Saint Phalle

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

This is the story of two flawed eccentrics. Everything they do subverts their firm intention of keeping up appearances. They... [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

Paperback

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

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The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life

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The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life

John Le Carre

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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With a journey into the worlds of his 'secret sharers' - the men and women, who inspired some of his most enthralling novels... [more]

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Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered the World

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Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered the World

Frank McLynn

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

Paperback

Genghis Khan was by far the greatest conqueror the world has ever known, whose empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to... [more]

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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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Changing the Game: Football in Australia Through My Eyes

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Changing the Game: Football in Australia Through My Eyes

Ange Postecoglou

Autobiography: sport; Australian Rules football

Paperback

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 Shot

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The Shot

Gary Ramage

Individual photographers; Photographic reportage; Biography; Memoirs; Press & journalism

Paperback

As Australia's premier war photographer - and as a former soldier - Gary Ramage has been in and out of just about every conflict... [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

Paperback

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]

$49.99

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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

Hardback

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

$45.00

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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

Hardback

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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The Optician of Lampedusa

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The Optician of Lampedusa

Emma-Jane Kirby

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration

Hardback

From an award-winning BBC journalist, this moving book turns the testimony of an accidental hero into a timeless story about... [more]

$19.99

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Ragamuffin Man: The World of Syd Fischer

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Ragamuffin Man: The World of Syd Fischer

David Salter

Biography; Biography: sport; Entrepreneurship; Sailing

Hardback

In 1938 a knockabout 11-year-old kid from Marrickville, Sydney, is suddenly confronted by mortality. His mother dies. His... [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

Hardback

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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