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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's...

Catie Gilchrist

True crime; History; Advocate - History

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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining... [more]

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Break Up. Break Down. Break Through.

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Break Up. Break Down. Break Through.

Geoff Olds

Memoirs; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Fiction & Literature; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Break Up. Break Down. Break Through. is a must-read for anyone who has loved and lost. Geoff Olds is entirely vulnerable in... [more]

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

Tracy Borman

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

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Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes of Henry VIII's court and sheds... [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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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

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Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life

Michael Quetting

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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Michael Quetting is exhausted and covered in goose shit... [more]

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

Kerry O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Press & journalism

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O'Brien reflects on the big events, the lessons learned and lessons ignored, along with the foibles and strengths of public... [more]

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The Pm Years

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The Pm Years

Kevin Rudd

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: historical, political & military

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Kevin Rudd breaks his silence on his time as Prime Minister, and the coup that killed Australian politics. [more]

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

Claire Harman

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Violence in society

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In a spring morning in 1840, on an ultra-respectable Mayfair street, a household of servants awoke to discover that their... [more]

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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet

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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet...

Julie Dobrow

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; Gender studies: women

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The untold story of the mother and daughter who opened the door to Emily Dickinson's poetry. [more]

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Inadvertent

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Inadvertent

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general

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The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian... [more]

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism

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Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [more]

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

Thomas Harding

Biography; True crime

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'Meticulous and gripping' Philippe Sands'An In Cold Blood for our time - a brilliant an unflinching anatomy of a murder that... [more]

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Theft by Finding: Diaries: Volume One

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Theft by Finding: Diaries: Volume One

David Sedaris

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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*A new roundup of personal essays from the #1 bestselling writer Time named America's Favorite Humorist. [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Memoirs

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An honest and deeply personal story of how a privileged white woman deals with the realisation that the children she grew... [more]

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

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Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir... [more]

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [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

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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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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

Clare Hunter

Memoirs; History; Social & cultural history; Embroidery crafts; Advocate - History

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The Hare with Amber Eyes meets The History of the World in 100 Objects: an eloquent history of the language of sewing over... [more]

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The Age of Light

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The Age of Light

Whitney Scharer

Individual photographers; True stories; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical romance; Historical fiction; Advocate - Fiction

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A model, a muse, a lover to surrealist Man Ray and a pioneering artist in her own right. This the story of Lee Miller, the... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he... [more]

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Frank Hurley: A Photographer's Life

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Frank Hurley: A Photographer's Life

Alasdair McGregor

Photography & photographs; Biography; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Frank Hurley was once a household name in Australia. Now most famous for his photographs of the Shackleton Endurance and Mawson... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A not-so-perfect tree change

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A not-so-perfect...

Todd Alexander

Biography; Memoirs

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Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig.... [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

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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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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

Kirsten Drysdale

Biography; Memoirs; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Humour

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In September 2010, Kirsten Drysdale was tricked. Her friend called with a job offer too curious to refuse- a cruisey-gig as... [more]

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