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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country...

Sarah Smarsh

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Poverty & unemployment; Social classes; Rural communities; Advocate - Biography

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Heartland reveals one woman's experience of working-class poverty in America with an eye-opening and topical personal story.... [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; Advocate - 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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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [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; Advocate - History

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Full Disclosure

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Full Disclosure

Stormy Daniels

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs; History; Advocate - Biography; Advocate - Today's World

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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 Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate...

Paige Williams

True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this true... [more]

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Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra: 1955-1964

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Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra: 1955-1964...

Paul Genoni, Tanya Dalziell

Biography; Advocate - Biography

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'Their years in the Aegean may have been half perfect at best, but it was on Hydra that they connected to a place, a lifestyle... [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; Advocate - 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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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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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; Advocate - History

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First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [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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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

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

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Winston Churchill dominates our view of the history of Britain in the twentieth... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

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<strong>The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of... [more]

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

Nicholas J. Higham

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Advocate - History

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A prominent scholar explores King Arthur's historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed... [more]

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history; Advocate - History

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A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [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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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

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

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Diarmaid MacCulloch's biography is the most complete life ever written of this elusive figure, making connections not previously... [more]

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

Jane Glover

Music; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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A rich and evocative account of the life and work of Britain's favourite composer from one of our finest conductors. [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; Advocate - History

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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]

$79.99

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [more]

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On Air

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On Air

Mike Carlton

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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Mike Carlton was born to controversy. His father Jimmy, a renowned Olympic athlete and later a Catholic priest, married his... [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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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

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A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [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

Paperback

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

$29.99

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