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Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures

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Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures

Joely Fisher

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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Actress, director, entertainer Joely Fisher invites readers backstage, into the intimate world of her career and family with... [more]

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Driven: Francis Edwin Birtles Trans-Australian Overlander, Cinematographer and Writer

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Driven: Francis Edwin Birtles Trans-Australian Overlander, Cinematographer...

Terry Birtles

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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When in 1907 Francis Birtles arrived in Sydney after cycling the vast distance from Fremantle a large crowd welcomed him.... [more]

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk Maxwell

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Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon: The Life and Science of James Clerk...

Brian Clegg

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Mathematical physics; Inventions & inventors

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The great conundrum that has taxed the finest minds in physics [more]

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Montaigne: A Life

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Montaigne: A Life

Philippe Desan

Biography; Biography: literary

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One of the most important writers and thinkers of the Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne (1533-92) helped invent a literary... [more]

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British Murder: A Compendium: 1901-2000

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British Murder: A Compendium: 1901-2000

William Wright

Biography; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Criminal law & procedure

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100 years, 500 victims, 119 murderers, from the famous - Crippen, Shipman - to the obscure but no less fascinating - Albert... [more]

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Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement

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Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement

Robert J. Norris

Biography; Penology & punishment; Criminal procedure: law of evidence

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The fascinating story behind the innocence movement's quest for justice.<br... [more]

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The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts

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The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts

Joan Biskupic

Biography: historical, political & military; Courts & procedure

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An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his... [more]

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Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal

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Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal

Yuval Taylor

Biography; Biography: literary

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Hurston and Hughes, two giants of the Harlem Renaissance and American literature, were best friends-until they weren't. [more]

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of Mrs Louisa Durrell

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of...

David Shimwell, Lee Durrell

Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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Explore the story of the Durrell family through the recipes and the food they enjoyed cooking and eating at parties, dinners... [more]

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The Little Girl on the Ice Floe

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The Little Girl on the Ice Floe

Adelaide Bon

Biography; Memoirs; Sexual abuse & harassment

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A powerful and personal account of the devastating consequences of childhood rape: a valuable voice for the #MeToo conversation... [more]

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Badass Mums: 30 boundary breaking women getting shit done

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Badass Mums: 30 boundary breaking women getting shit done

Sarah Firth

Biography; Gift books

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For centuries women have had to tackle the myths surrounding motherhood. From the Madonna figure sacrificing everything for... [more]

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog,...

Kate Winkler Dawson

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Natural disasters

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A fascinating, beautifully readable, compulsively readable book (Douglas Preston) that tells the real-life story of the... [more]

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, a Secret Trial, a Search for  the Truth

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, a Secret Trial, a Search for the Truth

Thomas Harding

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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In June 2006, police were called to number 9 Downshire Hill in Hampstead to investigate reports of unusual card activity.... [more]

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Marlene Dietrich - The Life

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Marlene Dietrich - The Life

Maria Riva

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Dance & Performing arts; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the landmark biography that tells the full-scale, riveting, and untold story of Marlene... [more]

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Imperfect

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Imperfect

Lee Kofman

Biography; Memoirs

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By the time she was eleven and living in Russia, Lee Kofman had undergone several major operations on both a defective heart... [more]

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Little Me: My life from A-Z

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Little Me: My life from A-Z

Matt Lucas

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The hilarious, heart-warming and tear-jerking memoir from one of Britain's best-loved comedians and actors, Matt Lucas [more]

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

Catherine Hewitt

Painting & paintings; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman. [more]

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

Susan Hill

Memoirs; Literary companions

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When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly... [more]

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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

Mikita Brottman

Biography; True crime

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The unnerving true story of an unexplained death in Baltimore's historic Belvedere building [more]

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Griffith Wars: The powerful true story of Donald Mackay's murder and the town that stood up to the Mafia

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Griffith Wars: The powerful true story of Donald Mackay's murder and the...

Tom Gilling (Author), Terry Jones

Biography; True crime

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The Griffith Wars reveals startling new evidence about one of Australia's most notorious unsolved murders. [more]

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The House of Getty

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The House of Getty

Russell Miller

Biography; Biography: business & industry

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The true story of the Getty family as featured in the TV series Trust and the movie All the Money in the World Boardroom... [more]

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A Massacre in Mexico: True Story behind the Missing 43 Students

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A Massacre in Mexico: True Story behind the Missing 43 Students

Anabel Hernandez

Biography

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On September 26, 2014, 43 male students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.... [more]

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage

Ingrid Seward

Biography; Biography: royalty

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A revealing insight into the marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, available in paperback to mark 65 years since... [more]

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy...

Ann Rule

Biography; Biography: general; True crime

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Now updated with a new chapter, the #1 New York Times -bestselling true crime writer tells the chilling tale of how she came... [more]

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History of the Americas; History of other lands; Travel & holiday

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

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