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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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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

James Halford

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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An Australian writer and a Mexican scientist fall in love reading great Latin American books aloud. But it takes a decade... [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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Je t'aime: The legendary love story of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg

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Je t'aime: The legendary love story of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg...

Veronique Mortaigne

Individual actors & performers; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The lyrical retelling of a relationship that defined an age. [more]

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

Azad Cudi, Alex Perry

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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The incredible inside story of a Kurdish sniper in the battle against ISIS [more]

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Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush

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Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush

Alex Nicol

Biography; Anthologies (non-poetry); Australasian & Pacific history

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Alex Nicol takes us back to the old days in the bush, when booking into a country pub was likely to turn into an adventure,... [more]

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Going Back

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Going Back

Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession; Orthopaedics & fractures

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In Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free, he described his experience as a refugee fleeing Saddam Hussein's... [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 – North Australia Railway – Trans-australian... [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

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

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The Hunt for Mh370

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The Hunt for Mh370

Ean Higgins

True stories; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

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The extraordinary inside story of the mystery, cover-up and truth behind the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight... [more]

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly: The Case Against R. Kelly

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly: The Case Against R. Kelly

Jim DeRogatis

Music; True crime; Sexual abuse & harassment

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The essential account of R. Kelly's actions and their consequences, a reckoning... [more]

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

Martyn R. Ford-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Based on personal interviews, the narrative follows 15 selected former members of aircrew during their respective training... [more]

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Faber & Faber: The Untold Story of a Great Publishing House

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Faber & Faber: The Untold Story of a Great Publishing House

Toby Faber

Biography: literary; Literary studies: general

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And how did a tiny firm set up by two men in 1925 - weathering obstacles from wartime paper shortages to dramatic financial... [more]

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The Professor and the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking

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The Professor and the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking

Adam Sisman

Biography; True crime; Hoaxes & deceptions

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One day in November 1958, the celebrated historian Hugh Trevor-Roper received a curious letter. It was an appeal for help,... [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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Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Life in War, Law, and Ideas

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Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Life in War, Law, and Ideas

Stephen Budiansky

Biography: general; Legal profession: general; Legal history; Government powers

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The extraordinary story of the U.S. Supreme Court's most influential justice. [more]

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Hawking: Man, The Genius, and The Theory of Everything

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Hawking: Man, The Genius, and The Theory of Everything

Joel Levy

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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Hawking explores the life and work, explaining the breakthroughs at the cutting edge of cosmology, from the Big Bang to black... [more]

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Katherine Howard: Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

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Katherine Howard: Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

Conor Byrne

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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This revelatory biography disputes the popular belief that Katherine Howard committed adultery or that she was promiscuous... [more]

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CSNY: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

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CSNY: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

Peter Doggett

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

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A must for CSNY fans. -Kirkus Reviews, starred review The first ever biography focused on the formative and highly influential... [more]

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Angel Of Death: Dulcie Markham, Australia's most beautiful bad woman

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Angel Of Death: Dulcie Markham, Australia's most beautiful bad woman

Leigh Straw

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The newspapers called her 'Australia's most beautiful bad woman' and she... [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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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

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Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

A K Benjamin

Memoirs; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Coping with illness

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Let Me Not Be Mad is an immersive, virtuosic and provocative investigation of madness, love and self-destruction that defies... [more]

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

Joel Richard Paul

Biography: historical, political & military

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No member of America's Founding Generation had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court than John Marshall,... [more]

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Death on the Derwent

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Death on the Derwent

Robin Bowles

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection

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Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. [more]

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