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A Spanner in the Works: The extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and Australia's first all-girl garage

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A Spanner in the Works: The extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and Australia's...

Loretta Smith

Biography

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From the end of the Great War and into the 1920s, Alice Anderson was considered nothing less than a national treasure. She... [more]

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

Sven-Eric Liedman

Biography; Biography: general; Marxism & Communism

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Definitive new biography of Karl Marx. [more]

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Tiger Woods: Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2018

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Tiger Woods: Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2018...

Jeff Benedict, Armen Keteyian

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Golf

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The most comprehensive biography of global sporting icon Tiger Woods. [more]

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

Kate Nicholls

Biography; Memoirs; Alternative lifestyles; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel writing

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A mother's gritty yet often humorous account of bringing up her five children in a lion research camp; a 21st-century My Family... [more]

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Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America

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Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

Biography: general; Biography: literary; History; History of the Americas; Gender studies: women

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Three sisters from the South wrestle with orthodoxies of race, sexuality, and privilege. [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich (Former Professor of Modern German History, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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The story of how Adolf Hitler created his 'Fuhrer dictatorship' - consistently and ruthlessly destroying everything that stood... [more]

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The Erratics: 2019 Stella Prize Winner

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The Erratics: 2019 Stella Prize Winner

Vicki Laveau-Harvie

Biography; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships

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Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon, with the tightly compressed energy of an explosive... [more]

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The Night Dragon

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The Night Dragon

Matthew Condon

Biography; True crime

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How a famous cold case, a deadly fire and a quest for justice finally brought down one of Australia's worst killers [more]

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of the Autism Spectrum

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of...

Harry Thompson

Memoirs; Disability: social aspects; Psychology; Coping with disability

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By providing an eloquently written insight into the world of PDA, Thompson's memoir gives invaluable information to those... [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

Paperback

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

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Lady M: The Life and Loves of Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne 1751-1818

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Lady M: The Life and Loves of Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne 1751-1818...

Colin Brown

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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New paperback edition - Lover of George, the Prince of Wales and mother of Queen Victoria's favourite prime minister, Viscountess... [more]

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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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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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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's...

Ranulph Fiennes

Biography; Autobiography: general; Geographical discovery & exploration; Climbing & mountaineering

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. [more]

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the...

Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington

True crime; History

Paperback

A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal... [more]

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further adventures of a young naturalist

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further adventures of a young naturalist...

Sir David Attenborough

Biography; Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets

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The further adventures of a young David Attenborough - from Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern... [more]

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Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan

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Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan

Ursula Buchan

Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs

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John Buchan's name is known across the world for The Thirty-Nine Steps. In the past hundred years the classic thriller has... [more]

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Working With Winston

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Working With Winston

Cita Stelzer

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A portrait of Winston Churchill as seen through the eyes of those who knew him best - the personal secretaries who worked... [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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Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century

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Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century

Alexandra Popoff

Biography: literary; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

The definitive biography of Soviet Jewish dissident writer Vasily Grossman [more]

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King of the North Wind: The Life of Henry II in Five Acts

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King of the North Wind: The Life of Henry II in Five Acts

Claudia Gold, MD

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Henry II conquered the largest empire of any English medieval king. Yet it is the people around him we remember: his wife... [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

Paperback

The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [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

Paperback

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

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