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Biography

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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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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [more]

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Murder on Easey Street: Melbourne's Most Notorious Cold Case

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Murder on Easey Street: Melbourne's Most Notorious Cold Case

Helen Thomas

Biography; Memoirs; True crime

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On a warm night in January, Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett were savagely murdered in their house on Easey Street, Collingwood... [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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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire

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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire...

Catherine Moolenschot

Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Business & management

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Meet the man and uncover... [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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Melbourne Under Siege: The Moral Panic Behind the Apex Gang and Youth Crime

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Melbourne Under Siege: The Moral Panic Behind the Apex Gang and Youth Crime...

Brian Williams

Biography; True crime

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Melbourne Under Siege is an explosive book that captures the crimes that have Melbourne feeling shocked to their core and... [more]

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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination of a Nation

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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination...

Nick Brodie

True stories; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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The disappearance of two young skiers on Mount Kosciuszko in 1928 is the jumping-off point for a history of Australia between... [more]

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A Fence Around the Cuckoo: Text Classics

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A Fence Around the Cuckoo: Text Classics

Ruth Park

Biography; Memoirs

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The first volume of autobiography by celebrated writer Ruth Park, author of The Harp in the South, and winner of the Miles... [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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Brave, Not Perfect

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Brave, Not Perfect

Reshma Saujani

Biography; Autobiography: business & industry; Advice on careers & achieving success

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The new Lean In, from the multi-award-winning Founder and CEO of national non-profit Girls Who Code and New York Times bestselling... [more]

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Lofty: My Life in Short: A Memoir

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Lofty: My Life in Short: A Memoir

Lofty Fulton, Lofty Fulton

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

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A memoir of standing tall against the odds Australian voice-over artist Lofty Fulton knows what it's like to have the... [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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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

Barney Hoskyns

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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With his trademark growl, carnival madman persona, haunting music, and unforgettable lyrics, Tom Waits is one of the most... [more]

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

Nicholas Reeves

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Nicholas Reeves's revolutionary interpretation of a revolutionary king, now available in B-format paperback. [more]

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect Tree Change

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect...

Todd Alexander

Biography; Memoirs

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<p>Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing... [more]

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Winx: Biography of a Champion

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Winx: Biography of a Champion

Trevor Marshallsea

Biography: general; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Some of Australia's greatest sporting legends are horses - Phar Lap, Kingston Town, Black Caviar. Now a new legend... [more]

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices and Telling Their Stories

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices...

Joanne Brookfield

Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women

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Joanne Brookfield has spent two decades working in the world of comedy, as both a journalist and a stand-up comedian. Over... [more]

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Outback Railwaymen: Life on the Commonwealth Railways

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Outback Railwaymen: Life on the Commonwealth Railways

Nick Anchen

True stories; History

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Central Australia Railway &ndash; North Australia Railway &ndash; Trans-australian... [more]

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

Rod Moss

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The memoirs and paintings that Rod Moss has produced during the last 35 years are unique and have been critically acclaimed... [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 Life of Leonardo da Vinci

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The Life of Leonardo da Vinci

Vasari Giorgio

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A long-awaited new translation of Giorgio Vasari's Life of Leonardo da Vinci, illustrated for the first time, that preserves... [more]

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The Thinking Woman

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The Thinking Woman

Julienne Van Loon

Memoirs; Philosophy

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A memoir combined with rigorous thinking and analysis, a book that prompts insightful questions about how we live. One of... [more]

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