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Nothing Sacred: Selected Writings

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Nothing Sacred: Selected Writings

Angela Carter

Biography: general

Paperback

* A magnificent selection of Angela Carter 's journalistic and critical work, this shows her as one of the funniest and most... [more]

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Ted Hughes: The Biography of a Poet

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Ted Hughes: The Biography of a Poet

Elaine Feinstein

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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The first biography of the former Poet Laureate, famous for his marriage to Sylvia Plath, the subject of his bestseller, BIRTHDAY... [more]

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George Lucas

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George Lucas

Brian Jay Jones

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Film & movie: styles & genres; Biography: arts & entertainment; Science fiction; Popular culture

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George Lucas' life, his art, and the making of his cinematic empire. [more]

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I, Me, Mine

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I, Me, Mine

George Harrison, Derek Taylor

Individual film directors, film-makers; Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Guitar; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

George Harrison's only autobiography with an extended introducton by his wife Olivia. [more]

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Wielding the Brush: Esther Paterson - A Lifetime of Australian Art

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Wielding the Brush: Esther Paterson - A Lifetime of Australian Art

Gae Anderson

Art & Architecture; Biography: general

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This book recuperates for art historians and the reading public the distinguished but forgotten career of the Melbourne artist,... [more]

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Six Encounters with Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and Its Demons

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Six Encounters with Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and Its Demons...

Elizabeth Brown Pryor

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

<b>From an award-winning historian, an engrossing look at how Abraham Lincoln grappled with the challenges of leadership in... [more]

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Running Through Corridors

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Running Through Corridors

Robert Shearman, Toby Hadoke

Television; Memoirs; Science fiction; TV tie-in humour

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In <em>Running Through Corridors</em>, two <em>Doctor Who</em> lovers of old - Robert Shearman and Toby Hadoke - embark on... [more]

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Frederick the Great: King of Prussia

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Frederick the Great: King of Prussia

Tim Blanning

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

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Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, dominated the 18th century in the same way that Napoleon dominated the start of the... [more]

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Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives

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Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives

Karin Wieland

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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This magisterial dual biography illuminates two complex lives that began alike but were on opposite sides of the Second World... [more]

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Testimony

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Testimony

Robbie Robertson

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

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Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists... [more]

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Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Balis Hidden Drug World

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Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Balis Hidden Drug World...

Kathryn Bonella

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Now in b format paperback, the incredible inside account of Bali's hidden drug world from the internationally bestselling... [more]

$19.99

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Sharp 1942-1979: A Biography of Martin Sharp as Told to Lowell Tarling

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Sharp 1942-1979: A Biography of Martin Sharp as Told to Lowell Tarling

Lowell Tarling

Biography; Biography: general

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Martin Sharp was an integral part of international Pop Art in the 1960s, magnified through his covers for OZ magazine, his... [more]

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The Young Victoria: Classic Histories Series

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The Young Victoria: Classic Histories Series

Alison Plowden

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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'I delight in this work', wrote the young Victoria shortly after she became Queen. She was an engaging creature, high-spirited... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Fiction companions; Popular science

Paperback

Fifteen novels. Fifteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn t mean its all made-up . . . [more]

$19.99

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Stalin: A Beginner's Guide

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Stalin: A Beginner's Guide

Abraham Ascher

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

A rigorous introduction to the infamous despot and one of the key figures of modern history [more]

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American Commander: Serving A Country Worth Fighting For And Training The Brave Soldiers Who Lead The Way

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American Commander: Serving A Country Worth Fighting For And Training The...

Ryan Zinke, Scott McEwen

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Special & elite forces

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The autobiography of the life of a decorated American hero, Ryan Zinke. [more]

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Test of Will: What I've Learned from Cricket and Life

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Test of Will: What I've Learned from Cricket and Life

Glenn McGrath

Memoirs; Cricket

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Glenn McGrath reflects on the events and people that have shaped him, both on and off the pitch, in this honest, insightful... [more]

$22.99

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Sinatra's Century: One Hundred Notes on the Man and His World

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Sinatra's Century: One Hundred Notes on the Man and His World

David Lehman

Individual actors & performers; Music; Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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An irresistable collection of one hundred short reflections on the man, his music, and his larger-than-life story, by a lifetime... [more]

$27.99

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Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen: Classic Histories Series

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Lady Jane Grey: Nine Days Queen: Classic Histories Series

Alison Plowden

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Social & cultural history

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Jane Grey's tragedy was her royal blood. As Henry VIII's great-niece she stood perilously close to the throne and from early... [more]

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The Outrun

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The Outrun

Amy Liptrot

Memoirs; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

Paperback

An exhilarating nature memoir about recovering from alcoholism in Orkney that was a runaway hit in hardback - 'A future classic'... [more]

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Letters from an Englishwoman in Egypt: 1842-44

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Letters from an Englishwoman in Egypt: 1842-44

Sophia Poole

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Travel & holiday

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Early nineteenth-century insights into Cairo life from the sister of famed Orientalist Edward Lane [more]

$36.95

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Adventures of the Honey Badger

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Adventures of the Honey Badger

Nick Cummins, Mark Cummins

Autobiography: sport; Fiction & Literature; Humour; Rugby Union

Paperback

All new adventures from everyone's favourite Aussie larrikin. Nick's debut book TALES OF THE HONEY BADGER was the runaway... [more]

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A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler

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A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler

Helen O'Neill

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography; Biography: general

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Harry Seidler, a stylish, decisive and highly opinionated man, was a key figure in international modern architecture and in... [more]

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Hound of the Sea: Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom.

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Hound of the Sea: Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom.

Garrett McNamara

Biography: sport; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

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In this thrilling and candid memoir, world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his... [more]

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D.A.A.S: Their Part in My Downfall: On the Road with the Doug Anthony All-Stars

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D.A.A.S: Their Part in My Downfall: On the Road with the Doug Anthony All-Stars...

Paul Livingston

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Memoirs

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The inside story of The Doug Anthony All Stars then and now. The no-holds-barred true story behind how the bad boys of Australian... [more]

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