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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet

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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet...

Julie Dobrow

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The untold story of the mother and daughter who opened the door to Emily Dickinson's poetry. [more]

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Notes from a Public Typewriter

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Notes from a Public Typewriter

Michael Gustafson, Oliver Uberti

Diaries, letters & journals; Society & culture: general; Popular psychology; Gift books

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When Michael Gustafson and his wife Hilary opened Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan, they put out a typewriter for... [more]

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The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer

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The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer

Damon Kitney

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: business & industry; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The biography of James Packer.<br /><br />James Packer turns to Greek mythology... [more]

$45.00

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

Winston Churchill dominates our view of the history of Britain in the twentieth... [more]

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Inadvertent

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Inadvertent

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general

Hardback

The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian... [more]

$27.99

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On Air

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On Air

Mike Carlton

Biography; Memoirs

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Mike Carlton was born to controversy. His father Jimmy, a renowned Olympic athlete and later a Catholic priest, married his... [more]

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism

Hardback

Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [more]

$79.99

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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

Paperback

'Meticulous and gripping' Philippe Sands'An In Cold Blood for our time - a brilliant an unflinching anatomy of a murder that... [more]

$35.00

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Theft by Finding: Diaries: Volume One

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Theft by Finding: Diaries: Volume One

David Sedaris

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

Paperback

*A new roundup of personal essays from the #1 bestselling writer Time named America's Favorite Humorist. [more]

$29.99

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Memoirs

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An honest and deeply personal story of how a privileged white woman deals with the realisation that the children she grew... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

$49.99

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

Hardback

Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir... [more]

$39.99

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

Brad Cooper

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Sports training & coaching; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The Finest Gold is a rollicking coming-of-age and a compelling exploration of the limits and lengths of the human body. [more]

$32.99

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Brutally Honest

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Brutally Honest

Melanie Brown, Louise Gannon

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

Paperback

The tell-all memoir from the loudest, proudest Spice Girl [more]

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The Quest for Queen Mary

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The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

Biography: royalty; History; European history; Advocate - History

Paperback

The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]

$32.99

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights

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In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [more]

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate...

Paige Williams

True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this true... [more]

$32.99

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

Alice Pung

Memoirs; Social issues & processes

Paperback

This delightful collection brings together Alice Pung's most loved writing, on migration, family, identity, art and more.... [more]

$32.99

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Richard Nixon: The Life

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Richard Nixon: The Life

John A. Farrell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

In Richard Nixon, award-winning biographer John A. Farrell examines the life and legacy of one of America's most controversial... [more]

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On The Road With Bill Clinton: Nelson Mandela, Kim Kardashian, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tony Blair, Al Gore, Mike Tyson and More

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On The Road With Bill Clinton: Nelson Mandela, Kim Kardashian, Arnold Schwarzenegger,...

Max Markson

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

An ultimate peek behind... [more]

$24.99

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The King's War

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The King's War

Mark Logue, Peter Conradi

Biography; Biography: royalty

Paperback

The extraordinary follow-up to the international bestseller The King's Speech [more]

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How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment - the Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life

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How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment - the Power of Grudges...

Sophie Hannah

Memoirs; Psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

The ultimate guide on how to use grudges to be your happiest, most optimistic and most forgiving self! [more]

$32.99

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Tina Turner: My Love Story: The Autobiography

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Tina Turner: My Love Story: The Autobiography

Tina Turner

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

Paperback

*** The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina Turner's 60th year in... [more]

$35.00

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