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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

Anne Glenconner

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: royalty; Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Biography

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The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and... [more]

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The Hilton Bombing: Evan Pederick and the Ananda Marga

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The Hilton Bombing: Evan Pederick and the Ananda Marga

Imre Salusinszky

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In 1978, Evan Pederick, a naive 22-year-old in the thrall of a radical religious movement, Ananda Marga, placed an enormous... [more]

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ANZAC and Aviator: The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia Air Race

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ANZAC and Aviator: The Remarkable Story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England...

Michael Molkentin

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Aircraft: general interest; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Andrew Lownie

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Second World War

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A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten... [more]

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Me: Elton John Official Autobiography

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Me: Elton John Official Autobiography

Elton John

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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Coming in October 2019, the first and only official autobiography of a much-loved global icon. [more]

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Gulpilil

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Gulpilil

Derek Rielly

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

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From the bestselling author of Wednesdays with Bob comes an intimate portrait of Indigenous actor David Gulpilil. [more]

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Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy

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Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy

A. N. Wilson

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Advocate - History

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The magnificent and definitive biography of Prince Albert, by one of Britain's best biographers and the author of Victoria:... [more]

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Marie Antoinette: The Making of a French Queen

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Marie Antoinette: The Making of a French Queen

John Hardman

Biography: royalty; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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A new look which fundamentally overturns our understanding of this famously out of touch queen [more]

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Somewhere Becoming Rain: Collected Writings on Philip Larkin

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Somewhere Becoming Rain: Collected Writings on Philip Larkin

Clive James

Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Renowned critic, bestselling author and award-winning poet Clive James offers an exploration and celebration of one of his... [more]

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Oblivion or Glory: 1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill

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Oblivion or Glory: 1921 and the Making of Winston Churchill

David Stafford

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

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An engaging and original account of 1921, a pivotal year for Churchill that had a lasting impact on his political and personal... [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics

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This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

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The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

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The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between...

Hisham Matar

Biography; Memoirs

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A memoir of a son's search for his father and the return to a homeland he never thought he'd see again. This is a personal... [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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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century...

Jung Chang

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Gender studies: women; Political ideologies

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The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century... [more]

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Unfollow

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Unfollow

Megan Phelps-Roper

Biography; Memoirs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Baptist Churches; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Advocate - Biography

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The metamorphic journey of Megan Phelps-Roper: a young woman raised in a religious hate group, who has become an advocate... [more]

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The Innocent Reader: Reflections on Reading and Writing

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The Innocent Reader: Reflections on Reading and Writing

Debra Adelaide

Autobiography: literary; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Part-bibliomemoir, part-user's manual, Debra Adelaide shares a life dedicated to reading and writing. [more]

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Other People's Houses

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Other People's Houses

Hilary McPhee

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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What seduced publishing trailblazer Hilary McPhee to an exotic writing project in Jordan? Curiosity, political engagement,... [more]

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Penny Wong: Passion and Principle

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Penny Wong: Passion and Principle

Margaret Simons

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A revelatory portrait of one of the most talented, poised and respected Australian politicians, written by one of Australia's... [more]

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The Trauma Cleaner

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The Trauma Cleaner

Sarah Krasnostein

Biography; Biography: general; True stories

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Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things- husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient,... [more]

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Valerie Taylor: An Adventurous Life: The remarkable story of the trailblazing ocean conservationist, photographer and shark expert

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Valerie Taylor: An Adventurous Life: The remarkable story of the trailblazing...

Valerie Taylor, Ben Mckelvey

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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At 83 years old, Valerie Taylor has lived a big, bold adventurous life.<br... [more]

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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

Kate McClymont

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Politics & government

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Employing her insider status and trademark wit, pace and intelligence, Kate McClymont unravels the complex business relationships... [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

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

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Letters from an Astrophysicist

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Letters from an Astrophysicist

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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Join the galactic conversation on the biggest issues in the universe `Don't fear change. But if you've got plenty of that,... [more]

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On Air

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On Air

Mike Carlton

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Memoirs

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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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