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Australia Day

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Australia Day

Stan Grant

Memoirs; History

Paperback

'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.' [more]

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Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life

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Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst...

Leigh Sales

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

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ordinary days, are forced to suddenly find the resilience most of us don?t know we have. [more]

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

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

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Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to... [more]

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Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

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Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

Patrick McGilligan

Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography... [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester...

Nicola Tallis

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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The first biography of Lettice Knollys, one of the most prominent women of the Elizabethan era. [more]

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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

Karl Ove Knausgaard

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Advocate - Biography

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In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand... [more]

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Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

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Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

Michelle Scott Tucker

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A groundbreaking portrait of an ordinary English gentlewoman who would go on to become one of Australia's most significant,... [more]

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Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood

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Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood

Jocelyn Moorhouse

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

A raw and powerful memoir of motherhood, autism and filmmaking by Australian director, Jocelyn Moorhouse [more]

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive [more]

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

Anne Pender

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

Comic actors have made a particularly strong contribution to cultural life in Australia over the past sixty years. They... [more]

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Sociology: work & labour; Human rights; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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A Spanner in the Works: The extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and Australia's first all-girl garage

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A Spanner in the Works: The extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and Australia's...

Loretta Smith

Biography; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

From the end of the Great War and into the 1920s, Alice Anderson was considered nothing less than a national treasure. She... [more]

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s Sydney

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s...

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 NED KELLY AWARD, DANGER PRIZE AND WAVERLEY LIBRARY NIB SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a... [more]

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Milk-Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk-Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

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And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder - from Sydney's beaches to America's Most Wanted

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer...

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

A chilling journey into the life and mind of charming and persuasive predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder, who murdered... [more]

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Esther: The Extraordinary True Story of the First Fleet Girl Who Became First Lady of the Colony

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Esther: The Extraordinary True Story of the First Fleet Girl Who Became...

Jessica North

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

Paperback

Esther only just escaped the hangman in London. Aged 16, she stood trial at the Old Bailey for stealing 24 yards of black... [more]

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When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back

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When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back

Naja Marie Aidt

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

An unflinchingly raw and lyrical exploration of loss, poetry and love. [more]

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The Erratics

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The Erratics

Vicki Laveau-Harvie

Biography; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships

Paperback

Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon, with the tightly compressed energy of an explosive... [more]

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The Full Catastrophe: Stories from when life was so bad it was funny

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The Full Catastrophe: Stories from when life was so bad it was funny

Rebecca Huntley, Sarah Macdonald

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A funny and heartwarming collection of stories about those moments when we think nothing could get worse... [more]

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Susanna De Vries

Biography; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Visionaries, pioneers, activists and artists - women who made a difference to Australia An updated and condensed edition... [more]

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further adventures of a young naturalist

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further adventures of a young naturalist...

Sir David Attenborough

Biography; Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets

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The further adventures of a young David Attenborough - from Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern... [more]

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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Anna Pasternak

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history

Paperback

Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life?... [more]

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Going Back

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Going Back

Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession; Orthopaedics & fractures

Paperback

In Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free, he described his experience as a refugee fleeing Saddam Hussein's... [more]

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