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Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to now

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Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to now

John Birmingham

True stories; Fiction & Literature

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John Birmingham is a master of good writing and funny lines. He has written a thousand stories, some true, some not so much.... [more]

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Louise Milligan

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse; Criminal investigation & detection

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse has brought to light horrific stories. Questions about what... [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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I don’t believe it’s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [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

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The extraordinary story of the world’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

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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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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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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

Retha M. Warnicke

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

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This fascinating study delves into the lives of six Tudor women celebrated for their reputed wickedness. Collected here are... [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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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

David Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Vietnam War; Advocate - History

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A compelling account of Australia's bloodiest and most significant battle of the Vietnam War, in time for the battle's 50th... [more]

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The Boy Behind The Curtain

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The Boy Behind The Curtain

Tim Winton

True stories; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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'Being a copper's son, I've always got one eye out for trouble. I can't help it. But I don't go looking for it anymore.' In... [more]

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Roxane Gay

Biography; Literary essays; Advocate - Biography

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning... [more]

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Tex

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Tex

Tex Perkins

Music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

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The autobiography of Australian rock 'n' roll legend, Tex Perkins. [more]

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AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One

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AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One

Alan Jones

Autobiography: sport; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

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Few names in international motorsport are treated with the same reverence as Alan Jones. When he speaks, they listen.<br /><br... [more]

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

Mark Raphael Baker

Biography; Autobiography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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One minute my wife was there. In a flash she was gone. In the ten months of Kerryn's dying, I prepared myself for everything... [more]

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Baby Lost: A Story of Grief and Hope

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Baby Lost: A Story of Grief and Hope

Hannah Robert

Biography; Coping with death & bereavement

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What happens when a death occurs within your body, but you survive? In Hannah's struggle to make sense of the personal and... [more]

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The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

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The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

Emer O'Sullivan

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Advocate - Biography

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<b>The first biography of Oscar Wilde that places him within the context of his family and social and historical milieu--a... [more]

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Murder at Myall Creek

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Murder at Myall Creek

Mark Tedeschi

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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

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Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime

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Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime

Federico Varese

Biography; Organised crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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A compelling new account of life inside the mafia around the world. What is it like to belong to the mafia? How do you join?... [more]

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

John Lyons

Biography; Memoirs; Press & journalism; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents. Leading Australian... [more]

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A Fuhrer for a Father: The Domestic Face of Colonialism

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A Fuhrer for a Father: The Domestic Face of Colonialism

Jim Davidson

Biography; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships

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I was written out of the family story. This book is my attempt to write myself, and my mother, back into it. In this singular... [more]

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Working Class Boy

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Working Class Boy

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Long before Cold Chisel, long before 'Barnesy', there was the true story of James Dixon Swan A household name, an Australian... [more]

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Every Lie I've Ever Told

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Every Lie I've Ever Told

Rosie Waterland

Biography; Memoirs; Humour; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Miracles Do Happen

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Miracles Do Happen

Felix Rosenbloom, Fela Rosenbloom

Biography; The Holocaust

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In 1933, a ten-year-old Jewish girl, Fela Perelman, befriended a new family that had moved into her street in Lodz, Poland.... [more]

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One Halal of a Story

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One Halal of a Story

Sam Dastyari

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government; Advocate - Australian Biography

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As in life, Sam Dastyari's memoir is unexpected and unorthodox. This is the man who introduced Pauline Hanson to the halal... [more]

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