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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

Irvin D. Yalom

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Psychiatry; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

A significant and eagerly anticipated memoir from one of the world's leading therapists. [more]

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Revolution

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Revolution

Emmanuel Macron

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership; Political manifestos; Advocate - Biography

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The bestselling memoir by France's recently elected president, Emmanuel Macron. [more]

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

True stories; Psychology; Medical sociology; Health & Self-Help; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

<div><strong>In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories... [more]

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Lyndall Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary; Advocate - Biography

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<div><div><strong>Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte George Eliot, Olive Shreiner, Virginia Woolf: five writers who wrote influential... [more]

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

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

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

Jefferson Morley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous... [more]

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

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

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The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first... [more]

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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay & Disaster

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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay & Disaster...

Sarah Krasnostein

Biography; True stories

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Sandra Pankhurst runs a business that cleans up after messes... [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: historical, political & military

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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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Living the 1960s

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Living the 1960s

Noeline Brown

Memoirs; History

Paperback

Living the 1960s paints a picture of a decade that didn't just swing; it twisted, stomped, and screamed. [more]

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John Curtin's War: The coming of war in the Pacific, and reinventing Australia

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John Curtin's War: The coming of war in the Pacific, and reinventing Australia...

John Edwards

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Advocate - Australian Biography

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<div><strong>This is the first volume in a major new biography on Curtin. His struggle for power against Joe Lyons and Bob... [more]

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Warren Mundine in Black and White

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Warren Mundine in Black and White

Warren Mundine

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Politics

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The Highly Anticipated and Revealing Memoir From One of Australia's Most Significant Indigenous Leaders [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; History of engineering & technology; Advocate - Science

Hardback

How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

Michael Korda

Memoirs; History; Second World War; Advocate - History

Hardback

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [more]

$42.95

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Can You Hear the Sea?: My Grandmother's Story

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Can You Hear the Sea?: My Grandmother's Story

Brenda Niall

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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<div><div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> &mdash;&mdash; This gentle memoir of Niall's beloved grandmother... [more]

$29.99

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Mrs. M

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Mrs. M

Luke Slattery

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography: historical, political & military; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Advocate - Australian Fiction

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 Elizabeth Macquarie, widow of the disgraced former Governor of Australia, Lachlan Macquarie, is in mourning - not only for... [more]

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Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Biography

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$49.99

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

Susan Hill

Memoirs; Literary companions; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Hardback

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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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; Advocate - Biography

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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Not for the Faint-hearted: A Personal Reflection on Life, Politics and Purpose 1957-2007

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Not for the Faint-hearted: A Personal Reflection on Life, Politics and Purpose...

Kevin Rudd

Biography; Memoirs; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Politics

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<div><strong>In 2007, Kevin Rudd became only the third Labor prime minister since WWII, after Whitlam and Hawke, to win government... [more]

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Devotion: Why I Write

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Devotion: Why I Write

Patti Smith

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women

Hardback

From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention [more]

$28.00

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World Terror

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World...

Steve Harris

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & politics; Political activism

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The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious Royal tour,... [more]

$32.99

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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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Munich 1919: Diary of a Revolution

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Munich 1919: Diary of a Revolution

Victor Klemperer

Diaries, letters & journals; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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Munich 1919 is a vivid portrayal of the chaos that followed World War I and the collapse of the Munich Council Republic by... [more]

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