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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations: Stranger Than Fiction

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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations: Stranger Than Fiction

Mike Holgate

Biography; True crime

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Fact proves far stranger than fiction in this collection of real-life crimes, scandals, tragedies and murders which either... [more]

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

Elliot Aronson

Biography; Autobiography: general; Social, group or collective psychology

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The life and times of one of the twentieth century's leading psychologists [more]

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Chagrin D'ecole

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Chagrin D'ecole

Daniel Pennac

Autobiography: literary; Languages & ESL

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The Corfu Trilogy

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The Corfu Trilogy

Gerald Durrell

Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday

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Suitable for adults and children alike, this title includes three classic tales of childhood on an island paradise - My Family... [more]

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Le Chateau De Ma Mere

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Le Chateau De Ma Mere

Marcel Pagnol

Biography: literary; Language readers; Languages & ESL

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Le plus beau livre sur l'amitie enfantine: un matin de chasse dans les collines, Marcel rencontre le petit paysan., Lili des... [more]

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Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest

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Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest

Anne Gracie, Sue Williams

Biography; Biography: general

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This is the life story of Father Bob Maguire - a rare behind-the-scenes look at the much-loved 'people's priest'. The enigmatic... [more]

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A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of the Columbine Tragedy

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A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of the Columbine Tragedy

Sue Klebold

Biography; Autobiography: general; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course... [more]

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

Hisham Matar

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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A memoir of a son's search for his father and the return to a homeland he never thought he'd see again. This is a personal... [more]

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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System Behind Making a Murderer

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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System Behind Making a Murderer...

Michael Cicchini

Biography; True stories; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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A criminal defense attorney goes beyond the popular Netflix documentary to detail the legal nightmare that led to the conviction... [more]

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Things That Helped: Essays

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Things That Helped: Essays

Jessica Friedmann

Biography; Literary essays

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Through the tide of hormones surging within my body, and the little runnels of blood, and the sour tang of my breasts, I lay... [more]

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Douglas Macarthur: American Warrior

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Douglas Macarthur: American Warrior

Arthur Herman

Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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The new, definitive life of General Douglas MacArthur from Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman. [more]

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Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir

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Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir

Brandon Novak, Joe Frantz

Biography; Biography: sport; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Rollerblading, skateboarding, etc

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Former skateboarder prodigy Novak relates his harrowing tale of drug abuse, addiction, and recovery, in this riveting memoir... [more]

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Tragic Shores: A Memoir of Dark Travel

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Tragic Shores: A Memoir of Dark Travel

Thomas Cook

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A memoir of a lifetime's travel to some of the darkest places on earth: a first work of non-fiction from this much-admired... [more]

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My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir

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My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir

Chris Offutt

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Family & relationships

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In My Father, the Pornographer, Chris Offutt takes us on the journey of reading his father's prodigious literary output as... [more]

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A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram

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A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram

Patience Ibrahim, Andrea C. Hoffmann

Biography; Autobiography: general

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A Gift from Darkness is the harrowing yet inspirational story of a young, pregnant Nigerian girl and the hell she endured... [more]

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A Wife's Heart: The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

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A Wife's Heart: The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

Kerrie Davis

Biography; Biography: literary; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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Henry Lawson is a revered cultural icon, but despite his literary success he descended into poverty and an early death. While... [more]

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The Nazis: The Hidden History

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The Nazis: The Hidden History

Jonathan James Moore

True war & combat stories; History

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The Nazi's: The Hidden History draws on the latest research to answer many of the unanswered questions about the Nazi state... [more]

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Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumours

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Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumours

Zoe Howe

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

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Lyrical visionary, enduring style icon and one indispensable fifth of post- Peter Green megaband Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks... [more]

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Animal Heroes

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Animal Heroes

Anthony Hill

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Military history; Animals & society

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Here are twenty-one fascinating stories about the forgotten heroes of war: animals who have served beside Australian forces.... [more]

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Everything to Live for: The Inspirational Story of Turia Pitt

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Everything to Live for: The Inspirational Story of Turia Pitt

Turia Pitt, Libby Harkness

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Marathon & cross-country running

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Everything to Live For is the story of one young woman's survival against extraordinary odds, a testament to the human spirit.... [more]

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Body Lengths

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Body Lengths

Leisel Jones

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Olympic games; Swimming & diving

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Body Lengths is the inspiring story of an Australian sporting hero, told... [more]

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My Way

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My Way

Moana Hope

Biography; Autobiography: sport; Australian Rules football

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Moana Hope is one of thirteen children. No fan of dolls or dresses, footy has always been her passion. A high-flying athlete... [more]

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

John Zubrzycki

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Colonialism & imperialism

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It was a scandal that rocked the highest echelons of the British Raj. In 1891, a notorious jeweller and curio dealer from... [more]

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Three Minutes to Doomsday

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Three Minutes to Doomsday

Joe Navarro

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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1988. FBI agent Joe Navarro divides his time between SWAT assignments, flying air reconnaissance, and working counter-intelligence.... [more]

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Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows

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Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows

Harvey Kubernik

Music; Folk & traditional music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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Lavishly illustrated, respected journalist Harvey Kubernik charts Leonard Cohen's extraordinary career in detail, placing... [more]

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