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Traveling with Ghosts: A Memoir of Love and Loss

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Traveling with Ghosts: A Memoir of Love and Loss

Shannon Leone Fowler

Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement; Travel & holiday

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H IS FOR HAWK meets WILD. A beautiful memorial to a great love and a brave survival guide to coming to terms with loss. [more]

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And Then I Found Me

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And Then I Found Me

Noel Tovey

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Noel Tovey's previous memoir, Little Black Bastard (shortlisted for Victorian Premier's Prize for Indigenous Writing, Australian... [more]

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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and the Meaning of Murder

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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and the Meaning of Murder...

Claudia Rowe

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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A riveting true crime thriller about a terrifying serial killer and a young reporter's obsession with him and his crimes.<br... [more]

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Denial: Holocaust History on Trial

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Denial: Holocaust History on Trial

Deborah E. Lipstadt

True stories; History; European history; The Holocaust; Defamation law (slander & libel); Advocate - History

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New foreword by screenwriter David Hare. Afterword by Alan Dershowitz. [more]

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating...

Stephen Westaby

Biography; Memoirs; Cardiothoracic surgery

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An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases... [more]

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Charmed Life: The Phenomenal World of Philip Sassoon

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Charmed Life: The Phenomenal World of Philip Sassoon

Damian Collins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Advocate - Biography

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The story of a fascinating man who connected the great politicians, artists and thinkers at the height of British global power... [more]

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Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love

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Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love

Hope Jahren

Biography; Memoirs; Abnormal psychology; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Advocate - Biography

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A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in... [more]

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The Stranger in the Woods

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The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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The extraordinary story of a young man who chose to live in total isolation in the woods of Maine for 27 years [more]

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The Poison Principle: A Memoir About Family Secrets and Literary Poisonings

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The Poison Principle: A Memoir About Family Secrets and Literary Poisonings...

Gail Bell

Biography; Memoirs; Crime & criminology; Medical toxicology; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Intricate, elegant, and beautifully realised, The Poison Principle is a masterful book about family secrets and literary poisonings.... [more]

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The Master: The John Fahey Story

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The Master: The John Fahey Story

John Fahey, Joy Ringrose

Biography: general

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<div><strong>This is the story of John Fahey, well known throughout Australia as The Master, an acknowledgement of his consummate... [more]

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Common Ground: A Political Life

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Common Ground: A Political Life

Justin Trudeau

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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The triumphs and tragedies of Canada's most charismatic politician [more]

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Walking the Americas

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Walking the Americas

Levison Wood

Memoirs; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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From the bestselling author of Walking the Himalayas and Walking the Nile, explorer Levison Wood begins his next challenging... [more]

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A Sunburnt Childhood: Growing Up in the Territory

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A Sunburnt Childhood: Growing Up in the Territory

Toni Tapp Coutts

Biography; Memoirs; Rural communities; Animal husbandry

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For fans of Sheryl McCorry's DIAMONDS AND DUST and Sara Henderson, this is the story of Toni Tapp Coutts's extraordinary childhood... [more]

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Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

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Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

Lindy West

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory

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A laugh-out-loud feminist memoir from one of the boldest new voices on the web. [more]

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Helen Haenke at Rockton: A Creative Life

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Helen Haenke at Rockton: A Creative Life

Helen Haenke

Biography; Biography: literary

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Rockton, one of Ipswich's historic homes and listed with the National Trust, was also home for many years to one of south-east... [more]

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Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

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Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Ashlee Vance

Biography: business & industry; Entrepreneurship; Children's & Educational

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Elon Musk is an inspirational role model for young entrepreneurs, breaking boundaries and revolutionising the tech-world.... [more]

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The Spy Who Loved Castro: How I Was Recruited by the CIA to Kill Fidel Castro

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The Spy Who Loved Castro: How I Was Recruited by the CIA to Kill Fidel Castro...

Marita Lorenz

Memoirs; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services

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Born in Germany at the outbreak of WWII, Marita Lorenz was incarcerated in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. In 1959,... [more]

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A Web of Friendship: Selected Letters (1928-1973)

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A Web of Friendship: Selected Letters (1928-1973)

Christina Stead

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Advocate - Australian Biography

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This collection of Christina Stead's letters spans the life of one of Australia's most illustrious writers, offering a rare... [more]

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A Long Way Home

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A Long Way Home

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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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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Never Enough: A Way Through Addiction

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Never Enough: A Way Through Addiction

Barney Hoskyns

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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Never Enough is Barney Hoskyns's raw, uncompromising and utterly compelling account of the highs and lows of life under the... [more]

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Will Dyson: Australia's Radical Genius

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Will Dyson: Australia's Radical Genius

Ross McMullin

Comic book & cartoon art; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; First World War

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Will Dyson (1880-1938) was a brilliant and versatile artist, and much more besides. His prodigious talents struggled to find... [more]

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When Hell Freezes Over: ICE. Addiction. Family. Recovery

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When Hell Freezes Over: ICE. Addiction. Family. Recovery

Jackson Oppy

Biography; Self-help & personal development

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The spread of crystal methamphetamine use sees more and more families face a horrifying reality - their child or spouse or... [more]

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

Antonia Fraser

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; History

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The long-lost 1978 diary charting Antonia Fraser and Harold Pinter's only visit to Israel is an enchanting document of a time,... [more]

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Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties

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Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties

Mike Marqusee

Biography: sport; Social & cultural history; Political activism; Boxing

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A classic book that traces Muhammad Ali's political development in the sixties. [more]

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