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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

Sir Christopher Mallaby

Memoirs; History; The Cold War; Diplomacy

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New paperback edition - An insider's account of the Cold War as seen by a key diplomat abroad and in London. A privileged... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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Also published as volume 2 in a 2-volume set. [more]

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Farmer: Recipes and Stories from the Land

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Farmer: Recipes and Stories from the Land

Jody Vassallo

Biography; Cookery, food & drink

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A gift of gratitude and support with all sales going towards Rural Aid. [more]

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100 Nasty Women of History: Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know

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100 Nasty Women of History: Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women...

Hannah Jewell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; General & world history; Humour

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100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest,... [more]

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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; The Holocaust

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In this dual autobiography, the Klarsfelds tell the dramatic story of fifty years devoted to bringing Nazis to justice. [more]

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Beyond the Outback: Gulf Women of Remote North West Queensland

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Beyond the Outback: Gulf Women of Remote North West Queensland

Bronwyn Blake

Biography; True stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Twenty women share their incredible stories of surviving and thriving in the remote Australian 'Gulf Country'. [more]

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

Sunita Puri

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Medicine

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The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor. [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

Patrick Armstrong

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Sometimes referred to as the Father of Biogeography, Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of... [more]

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China: In Life's Foreground

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China: In Life's Foreground

Audrey G. Donnithorne

Biography; Memoirs

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Audrey Donnithorne was born in Sichuan province, China, of British missionary parents. She is an economist and writer who... [more]

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The Hong Kong Letters: A Travel Memoir

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The Hong Kong Letters: A Travel Memoir

Gill Shaddick

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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In the late sixties when the Beatles are top of the charts and Twiggy is hitting the catwalk, Gill embarks on a life-changing... [more]

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals

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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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The Manson Women And Me: Monsters, Morality, and Murder

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The Manson Women And Me: Monsters, Morality, and Murder

Nikki Meredith

Biography; True crime

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The author shares how she visited Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krenwinkel in prison to find out how they had changed after... [more]

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Diving into Glass

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Diving into Glass

Caro Llewellyn

Biography; Memoirs

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Caro Llewellyn was living her dream life in her adopted home of New York, directing an international literary festival. Then... [more]

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Unlike the Heart: A Memoir of Brain and Mind

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Unlike the Heart: A Memoir of Brain and Mind

Nicola Redhouse

Memoirs; Psychology

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Investigating the difference between the brain and the mind, this is a thoughtful, reflective, and intelligent examination... [more]

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Talking Sideways

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Talking Sideways

Reg Dodd, Malcolm McKinnon

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Indigenous peoples

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Talking Sideways is a unique, enthralling and important contribution to the growing literature of place in Australia. Kim... [more]

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

Hedi Fried, Alice Olsson

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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One of the few remaining living Holocaust survivors answers the questions children ask her [more]

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Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope

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Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of...

Albert Woodfox

Biography; Memoirs; Penology & punishment

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The unbelievable true story of Albert Woodfox, a man who spent forty-three years in solitary confinement in a Louisiana jail... [more]

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Fishing in the Styx: Text Classics

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Fishing in the Styx: Text Classics

Ruth Park

Biography; Memoirs

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Following on from A Fence Around the Cuckoo, this is the second volume of autobiography by one of Australia's best storytellers,... [more]

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Godspeed: A Memoir

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Godspeed: A Memoir

Casey Legler

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation

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'I swim for every chance to get wasted - after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to... [more]

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Nora Heysen: A Portrait

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Nora Heysen: A Portrait

Anne-Louise Willoughby

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A portraitist and a flower painter, Nora Heysen's life was defined by an all-consuming drive to draw and paint. Extensively... [more]

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Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

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Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

Ryszard Kapuscinski

Photographic reportage; Biography: general; History; European history; Media, information & communication industries

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When the great Ryszard Kapuscinski was a young journalist in the early 1960s, he was sent to the farthest reaches of his native... [more]

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On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures

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On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures

Wilbur Smith

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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I've been writing novels for over fifty years. I was lucky enough to miss the big wars and not get shot, but lucky enough... [more]

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Rilke in Paris

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Rilke in Paris

Rainer Maria Rilke, Maurice Betz

Biography; Literary essays

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One of the leading German-language poets of the last century offers a compelling portrait of Parisian life, art and culture... [more]

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

David Macey

Biography: general; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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The classic biography of the radical French philosopher [more]

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