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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [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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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

Amanda Curtin

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Travel & holiday

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Part biography, part travel narrative, this is the story of an artist in a foreign land who, with limited resources and despite... [more]

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces

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First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [more]

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Full Disclosure

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Full Disclosure

Stormy Daniels

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs; History

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The explosive new book by Stormy Daniels which tells the story everyone wants to hear for the first time. [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless... [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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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman to WWII General

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman...

Roland Perry

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy.<br /><br... [more]

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking...

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous... [more]

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

Ann Blainey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aviation skills & piloting; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records... [more]

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

Stephen Fritz

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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A leading expert reexamines history to offer a stunningly original portrait of Hitler as a competent military commander and... [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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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

Patrick Mullins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia's worst prime minister. [more]

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

Chloe Hooper

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal or forensic psychology

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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria&rsquo;s Latrobe... [more]

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Becoming

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Becoming

Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [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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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

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The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [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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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

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John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

John Edwards

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The first volume of John Curtin's War was recognized as 'a landmark in Australian political biography' (The Australian) and... [more]

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My Country: Stories, Essays & Speeches

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My Country: Stories, Essays & Speeches

David Marr

Memoirs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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David Marr is the rarest of breeds: one of Australia&rsquo;s most unflinching, forensic reporters of political controversy,... [more]

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

Adam Zamoyski

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Napoleonic Wars

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`Napoleon is an out and out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A... [more]

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

Grantlee Kieza

Biography; Biography: general

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The remarkable life of Australia's greatest storyteller.<br /><br />A.B.... [more]

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