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Memoirs

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Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a Spy's Son

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Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a Spy's Son

Mark Colvin

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Mark Colvin is one of Australia's longest-serving broadcasters. However the slow deterioration of his kidneys saw him undertake... [more]

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Only: A Singular Memoir

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Only: A Singular Memoir

Caroline Baum

Biography; Memoirs

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Three barely felt like a family. It felt like it did not count. Like we were unfinished. Incomplete. There was always a... [more]

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

Robin Elizabeth

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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What happens when a mother says she isn't okay, and nobody's listening? What happens when postnatal depression goes undiagnosed?... [more]

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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs

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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue Des Martyrs

Elaine Sciolino

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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A delightful and beguiling look at life on a small Paris street. [more]

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful

Daniel Levin

Memoirs; Social interaction; Politics & government; International relations; Political corruption

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'Brilliant observations on the anthropology of power. You will laugh aloud and won't put it down' Daniel Kahneman In this... [more]

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Helen 100: How I Took My Waxer's Advice and Cured Heartbreak by Going on 100 Dates in Less Than a Year

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Helen 100: How I Took My Waxer's Advice and Cured Heartbreak by Going on...

Helen Razer

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A hundred dates in less than a year. Will they heal her broken heart or make it worse? Brilliant, hilarious and excruciating... [more]

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After

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After

Nikki Gemmell

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with old age; Coping with death & bereavement; Intergenerational relationships; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

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Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf

Gerald Murnane

Biography; Memoirs

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Hilarious, affecting, and irreverent, this is a memoir of obsession and extraordinary imagination from a unique voice in literature.... [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

Hardback

<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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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall

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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of...

Nina Willner

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

An incredible memoir about a family divided by the Berlin Wall that will appeal to readers of Stasiland and fans of The Lives... [more]

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Six Days in Leningrad

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Six Days in Leningrad

Paullina Simons

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

Paperback

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

Hardback

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

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former...

Holly Madison

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

Paperback

Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking --Container. [more]

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

Daniel Tammet

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton, 2012. [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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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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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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One Italian Summer: Across the World and Back in Search of the Good Life

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One Italian Summer: Across the World and Back in Search of the Good Life...

Pip Williams

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Pip and Shannon dreamed of living the good life. They wanted to slow down, grow their own food, and spend more time with... [more]

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The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

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The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Olivia Laing

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Social, group or collective psychology; Travel & holiday

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A dazzling investigation into loneliness, art and the modern city - 'A fierce and essential work' Helen Macdonald. [more]

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Scattered Pearls

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Scattered Pearls

Sohila Zanjani, David Brewster

Biography; Memoirs

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Scattered Pearls opens in pre-revolutionary Iran, where Sohila Zanjani grew up under the threat of violence, intimidation... [more]

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The Other Mother: A Tale of Love, Nits and Blended Families

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The Other Mother: A Tale of Love, Nits and Blended Families

Kelly Chandler

Biography; Memoirs; Family & relationships

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For Kelly, meeting the right guy was pretty straightforward &ndash; becoming a &lsquo;spare mum&rsquo; to his two sons was... [more]

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Where Hummingbirds Dance

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Where Hummingbirds Dance

Susi Prescott

Memoirs; Rural communities; Travel & holiday; Advocate - Travel

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Susi Prescott had it all. A large, busy family, a school teaching job she loved, a home on Sydney's leafy North Shore. But... [more]

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The Attachment: Letters from a Most Unlikely Friendship

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The Attachment: Letters from a Most Unlikely Friendship

Ailsa Piper, Tony Doherty

Biography; Memoirs

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A celebration of friendship, renewal, nature and the human spirit told through letters between a writer and an 80-year-old... [more]

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