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Guinea Pig in White Wine Sauce

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Guinea Pig in White Wine Sauce

Alan Rochford

Biography; Memoirs

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Alan Rochford was living the dream when he started Stone Cottage, an idyllic French restaurant nestled in the Adelaide Hills.... [more]

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Sontag: Her Life

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Sontag: Her Life

Benjamin Moser

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Political activism

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Susan Sontag was our last great literary star. Her brilliant, serious mind combined with her striking image, her rigorous... [more]

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Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution

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Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution

Shlomo Avineri

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: religious & spiritual; Philosophy; Marxism & Communism

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A new exploration of Karl Marx's life through his intellectual contributions to modern thought [more]

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Josephus's The Jewish War: A Biography

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Josephus's The Jewish War: A Biography

Martin Goodman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Judaism; Jewish studies

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An essential introduction to Josephus's momentous war narrative The Jewish War is Josephus's superbly evocative account... [more]

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Before You Judge Me: Being David

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Before You Judge Me: Being David

David Oldfield

Biography; Memoirs

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David Ernest Oldfield is a former Australian politician who co-founded and was deputy leader of the Pauline Hanson's One Nation... [more]

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction...

Tammy Pemper

Biography; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history

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As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their... [more]

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Beyond A Boundary

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Beyond A Boundary

Cyril Lionel Robert James

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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'To say the best cricket book ever written is piffingly inadequate praise' Guardian'Great claims have been made for [Beyond... [more]

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Queen of the World

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Queen of the World

Robert Hardman

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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It's also a glorious read' - William Shawcross, Spectator_____________________________Written by the renowned royal biographer,... [more]

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties

Tom O'Neill, Dan Piepenbring

Biography; True crime; Conspiracy theories

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In those two dark nights in Los Angeles, O'Neill finds the story of California in the sixties: when charlatans mixed with... [more]

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists, fantasists and phonies

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists,...

Stephanie Wood

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Gender studies: men; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams and live happily ever after. When... [more]

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Something to Believe In

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Something to Believe In

Andrew Stafford

Music; Biography; Memoirs

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A memoir of music, madness and love from the author of the cult classic... [more]

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

Antonio Buti

Biography: general; History; Indigenous peoples; Criminal justice law

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On Christmas Day 1957, Joe Trevorrow walked through the blistering heat to seek help for his sick baby boy. When relatives... [more]

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No Spin

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No Spin

Shane Warne, Mark Nicholas

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden's five cricketers... [more]

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Nine Lives: Episodes in an Australian Foreign Service Career

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Nine Lives: Episodes in an Australian Foreign Service Career

Richard Gate

Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

In the decades following the Second World War Australia fostered close relations with many nations, most newly independent,... [more]

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners...

Jenni Davis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

Paperback

Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning - riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics... [more]

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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

Helen Jukes

Biography; Memoirs; Apiculture (beekeeping)

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A fascinating, insightful and inspiring account of a novice beekeeper's year of keeping a colony of honeybees, which will... [more]

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

Zuzana Ruzickova, Wendy Holden

Music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; The Holocaust

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The remarkable memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, Holocaust survivor and world-famous... [more]

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The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

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The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance...

Adharanand Finn

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports psychology; Marathon & cross-country running

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But is it an antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness?<br... [more]

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The Ungrateful Refugee

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The Ungrateful Refugee

Dina Nayeri

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination

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A timely, provocative and agenda-setting examination of the refugee experience [more]

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Impostress: The Dishonest Adventures of Sarah Wilson

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Impostress: The Dishonest Adventures of Sarah Wilson

R.J. Clarke

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Gender studies: women

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Meet Sarah Wilson, a real life Moll Flanders of the eighteenth century - 'the greatest impostress of the present age' - who... [more]

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Oriental martial arts

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The first authoritative biography of film star Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between... [more]

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My First Memory: Epiphanies, Watersheds and Origin Stories

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My First Memory: Epiphanies, Watersheds and Origin Stories

Ben Holden

Biography; Anthologies (non-poetry)

Paperback

WHAT IS YOUR FIRST MEMORY?<br /><br />From the editor of the Sunday Times... [more]

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Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton

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Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander...

Tilar J. Mazzeo

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

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Irena's Children comes a vivid, compelling, and unputdownable new biography... [more]

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She Who Dares: Ten Trailblazing Society Women

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She Who Dares: Ten Trailblazing Society Women

Lyndsy Spence

Biography; Gender studies: women

Paperback

A look at ten trailblazing women whose lives encapsulated the twentieth century and its key events [more]

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Hugh Despenser the Younger and Edward II: Downfall of a King's Favourite

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Hugh Despenser the Younger and Edward II: Downfall of a King's Favourite...

Kathryn Warner

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

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First biography of 'the greatest villain of the fourteenth century'. [more]

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