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Black Klansman

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Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; History of the Americas; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 *** What happens... [more]

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

Omarosa Manigault Newman

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House... [more]

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From the Corner of the Oval Office: One woman's true story of her accidental career in the Obama White House

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From the Corner of the Oval Office: One woman's true story of her accidental...

Beck Dorey-Stein

Memoirs; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was just scraping by in Washington DC when a posting on Craigslist landed her, improbably, in the... [more]

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The Making of Donald Trump

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The Making of Donald Trump

David Cay Johnston

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The New York Times bestseller that connects the dots from Donald Trump's racist background to the Russian scandals. [more]

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The Diary of a Bookseller

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The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Publishing industry

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Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over... [more]

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Logical Family: A Memoir

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Logical Family: A Memoir

Armistead Maupin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Gay studies (Gay men)

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In this funny, poignant and unflinchingly honest memoir, one of the world's best-loved storytellers explains how he evolved... [more]

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Her Mother's Daughter: A Memoir

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Her Mother's Daughter: A Memoir

Nadia Wheatley

Biography; Memoirs

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Born in Australia in 1949, author Nadia Wheatley grew up with a sense of the mystery of her parents' marriage. Caught in the... [more]

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Run for Your Life

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Run for Your Life

Bob Carr

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Politics & government

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Most political memoirs are boring.<br /><br />Bob Carr tears up the rules.... [more]

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len...

Peter Rees

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War

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He was our first Aboriginal fighter pilot, he flew multiple sorties during Australia's World War II Pacific campaign, and... [more]

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an unusual bunch of suspects

Michael Komesaroff

Memoirs; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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Who were the Reds under the bed? Why did ASIO snoop on several members of this migrant family struggling to set up a new life... [more]

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The Power Of Hope

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The Power Of Hope

Kon Karapanagiotidis

Memoirs; History

Paperback

A powerful, inspiring memoir from Kon Karapanagiotidis, founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, which argues that by... [more]

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

Jimmy Barnes

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

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Teacher: One Woman's Struggle to Keep the Heart in Teaching

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Teacher: One Woman's Struggle to Keep the Heart in Teaching

Gabbie Stroud

Biography; Memoirs; Organisation & management of education

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<strong>A powerful and moving memoir about how the current system is letting down children and parents, and also breaking... [more]

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The Fierce Country: True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830 to today

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The Fierce Country: True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830...

Stephen Orr

True crime; History

Paperback

The open spaces and isolated places outside Australia's cities have unsettled us from first European settlement to today.... [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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Room to Dream

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Room to Dream

David Lynch, Kristine McKenna

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary film-maker David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks [more]

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

Adrian Tinniswood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

Paperback

'A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. [more]

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

Seth Hettena

Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

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Uncovering the sordid history of the decades-long association between Donald Trump and Russia. [more]

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed modern warfare

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed...

Stephen Dando-Collins

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

Paperback

July 4, 2018 will see the 100th anniversary of the World War One Battle of Hamel, fought on the Somme on American Independence... [more]

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

Phillipa McGuinness

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Beginning with a personal tragedy, publisher and author Phillipa McGuinness looks in detail at the year 2001 - a phenomenal... [more]

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Weatherboard and Iron

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Weatherboard and Iron

Barnaby Joyce

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Politics

Hardback

Think you know Barnaby Joyce? Think again. The former Leader of the Australian National Party, and the Deputy Prime Minister... [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; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Apiculture (beekeeping); Advocate - Biography

Hardback

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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Australian Heist: The Incredible True Story of Australia's Biggest Steal

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Australian Heist: The Incredible True Story of Australia's Biggest Steal...

James Phelps

True crime; History; Advocate - History

Hardback

Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery.<br... [more]

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

Kim Philby

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

In the annals of espionage, one name towers above all others: that of H A R 'Kim' Philby, the ringleader of the legendary... [more]

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Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters

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Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters

Jesse Norman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

Hardback

Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But... [more]

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