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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration; Advocate - History

Paperback

A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career. [more]

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The Anti-Cool Girl

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The Anti-Cool Girl

Rosie Waterland

Biography; Memoirs

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A dark, funny and subversive memoir about surviving the very worst that life can throw at you, Rosie Waterland's story of... [more]

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from Soldier to Senator and Beyond

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from...

Jacqui Lambie

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government

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'You can't keep a bloody Lambie down' - Jacqui Lambie in a radio interview,... [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]

$35.00

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Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria

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Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria

Valentine

Biography; History

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Anyone who remembers the 80s remembers Lindy Chamberlain... [more]

$39.99

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History

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New book by celebrated Aboriginal author Alexis Wright, author of Carpentaria and The Swan Book. [more]

$39.95

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [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

Paperback

*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

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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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

Bob Ellis

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words showcases the best of Ellis's celebrated and much-loved essays, speeches, diaries and scripts,... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [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

Hardback

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]

$39.99

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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; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her...

Charlotte Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

Hardback

Published in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group, London --Title page verso. [more]

$49.95  $15.00

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [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]

$49.95  $15.00

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence; Advocate - History

Paperback

*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

$24.99

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

Rose Tremain

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Advocate - Biography

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Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still partly in ruins, where both food and affection were... [more]

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A Scandal in Bohemia: The Life and Death of Mollie Dean

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A Scandal in Bohemia: The Life and Death of Mollie Dean

Gideon Haigh

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

As enigmatic in life as in death, Mollie Dean was a woman determined to transcend. Creatively ambitious and sexually precocious,... [more]

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My Ikaria: How the people from a small Mediterranean island inspired me to live a happier, healthier and longer life

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My Ikaria: How the people from a small Mediterranean island inspired me...

Spiri Tsintziras

Biography; Memoirs; Self-help & personal development; National & regional cuisine; Advocate - Biography

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Three years ago, Spiri Tsintziras found herself mentally, physically and spiritually depleted. She was stretched thin &ndash;... [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: historical, political & military; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

In 1788 a young gentlewoman raised in the vicarage of an English village married a handsome, haughty and penniless army officer.... [more]

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Do Oysters Get Bored?: A curious life

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Do Oysters Get Bored?: A curious life

Rozanna Lilley (Macquarie University, Australia)

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A baby cries; a mother exits, leaving her family behind; a child finally... [more]

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

Sarah Fraser

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Advocate - History

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Henry Stuart's life is the last great forgotten Jacobean tale. Shadowed by the gravity of the Thirty Years' War and the huge... [more]

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Lillian Armfield: How Australia's first female detective took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs and changed the face of the force

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Lillian Armfield: How Australia's first female detective took on Tilly Devine...

Leigh Straw

Biography; True crime; Gender studies: women; Police & security services; Criminal investigation & detection; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The fascinating and unknown story of Australia's first female detective - and a gripping and colourful account of Sydney crime... [more]

$32.99

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Girls at the Piano

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Girls at the Piano

Virginia Lloyd

Keyboard instruments; Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

A brilliant memoir about how learning the piano shaped the lives of two women worlds and generations apart that will resonate... [more]

$32.99

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