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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

Peter Deakin

Music: styles & genres; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; General & world history

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What do Julius Caesar, Aung San Suu Kyi, Thomas More and , Pope Innocent... [more]

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial violence, wild horses and the supernatural

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial...

Neil H. Atkinson

Memoirs; History

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The story of a man wanting to move forward by travelling back to where he was born, the Northern Territory. Finding himself... [more]

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On the Inside: Life Behind Bars by Australia's Most Famous Criminal

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On the Inside: Life Behind Bars by Australia's Most Famous Criminal

John Killick

Biography; True crime

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On the Inside is John's story about being in some of Australia's most infamous prisons Silverwater, Bathurst, Goulburn Supermax;... [more]

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Tara: Memoirs from the Boudoir

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Tara: Memoirs from the Boudoir

Tara Taylor

Biography; Memoirs

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In a similar style to 50 Shades of Grey, Taylor Tara writes a memoir of her decision and life to enter the forbidden world... [more]

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Sons Of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present

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Sons Of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present...

Peter Vronsky

Biography; True crime

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From the author of Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters...an in-depth examination of sexual serial killers throughout... [more]

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [more]

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

Alice Pung

Memoirs; Social issues & processes

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This delightful collection brings together Alice Pung's most loved writing, on migration, family, identity, art and more.... [more]

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Richard Nixon: The Life

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Richard Nixon: The Life

John A. Farrell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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In Richard Nixon, award-winning biographer John A. Farrell examines the life and legacy of one of America's most controversial... [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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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End...

Hamish McKenzie

Biography: business & industry; Alternative & renewable energy industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first account of one of the 21st century's greatest business stories, Tesla and Elon Musk. [more]

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The First Iron Lady: A Life of Caroline of Ansbach

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The First Iron Lady: A Life of Caroline of Ansbach

Matthew Dennison

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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'A brilliant study of a brilliant woman' LUCY WORSLEY History... [more]

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A Diamond in the Dust

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A Diamond in the Dust

Frauke Bolten-Boshammer

Biography; Biography: general

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The powerful true story of how one woman turned outback dust into a diamond empire [more]

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Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

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Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

Amy Tan

Biography; Literary essays

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From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood and the symbiotic relationship... [more]

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team...

James Massola

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

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Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning... [more]

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Gorbachev: The Man and His Era

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Gorbachev: The Man and His Era

Prof. William Taubman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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The definitive volume on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century, a man who almost singlehandedly... [more]

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Booming

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Booming

Marcus Riley

Autobiography: general; Psychology

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Grant

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Grant

Ron Chernow

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

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A portrait of one of America's most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant, by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow.... [more]

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Falling out of Love with Ivan Southall

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Falling out of Love with Ivan Southall

Gabrielle Carey

Biography: literary

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At the age of nine, Gabrielle Carey fell in love with her favourite author. She wasn't alone. Hundreds of thousands of other... [more]

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Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Women Photographers: From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman

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Women Photographers: From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman

Boris Friedewald

Photographs: collections; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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Now available in an updated paperback edition and including new photographs, this thorough and accessible introduction to... [more]

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Aunt Branwell and the Bront  Legacy

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Aunt Branwell and the Bront Legacy

Nick Holland

Biography; Biography: literary

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First ever biography of Elizabeth Branwell, aunt and second mother to the Bront s. [more]

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A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary 1939-1940

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A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary 1939-1940

Iris Origo

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Iris Origo, one of the twentieth century's great diarists, was born in England in 1902. As a child, she moved between England,... [more]

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews

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

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Published in 2017 by arrangement with Simon & Schuster, Inc. --Title page verso. [more]

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

Sy Montgomery

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Wildlife: general interest; Domestic animals & pets

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National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals--her friends--who have profoundly... [more]

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Granta 145: Ghosts

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Granta 145: Ghosts

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry,... [more]

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