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Biography

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Biography; Autobiography: general; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

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A passionate argument for female empowerment by Melinda Gates, one of the world's most admired and respected women. [more]

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

Biography: historical, political & military; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become... [more]

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The Suicide Bride

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The Suicide Bride

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime

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From the author of the acclaimed THE SUITCASE BABY - shortlisted for the Ned Kelly and Nib awards - comes the chilling story... [more]

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Australia Day

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Australia Day

Stan Grant

Memoirs; History

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'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.' [more]

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Elton John

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Elton John

David Buckley

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

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More than 50 years into Elton's incredible career, this is the definitive biography of a showbiz legend. [more]

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The Full Catastrophe: Stories From When Life Was So Bad It Was Funny

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The Full Catastrophe: Stories From When Life Was So Bad It Was Funny

Rebecca Huntley, Sarah Macdonald

Biography; True stories

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A funny and heartwarming collection of stories about those moments when we think nothing could get worse... [more]

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Before I Forget

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Before I Forget

Geoffrey Blainey

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Now in his late-eighties, and listed by the National Trust as a 'Living Treasure', in Before I Forget Geoffrey Blainey reflects... [more]

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White

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White

Bret Easton Ellis

Biography; Literary essays; Popular culture; Political correctness

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Combining personal reflection and social observation, White is the first work of nonfiction work from Bret Easton Ellis, the... [more]

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

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And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

Lynette Ramsay Silver

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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Angels of Mercy tells the story of two Australian nursing sisters. [more]

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Popular psychology

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The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive [more]

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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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When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back

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When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back

Naja Marie Aidt

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement

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An unflinchingly raw and lyrical exploration of loss, poetry and love. [more]

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s Sydney

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s...

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 NED KELLY AWARD, DANGER PRIZE AND WAVERLEY LIBRARY NIB SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a... [more]

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder - from Sydney's beaches to America's Most Wanted

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer...

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime

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A chilling journey into the life and mind of charming and persuasive predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder, who murdered... [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; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The newspapers called her 'Australia's most beautiful bad woman' and she... [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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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

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Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Anna Pasternak

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history

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Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life?... [more]

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith Coleman

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith...

Danielle Clode

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; The natural world, country life & pets

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Award-winning zoologist and author Danielle Clode presents the life of one of Australia's foremost female naturalists, Edith... [more]

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Zealot: A book about cults

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Zealot: A book about cults

Jo Thornely

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

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Based on the popular Australian podcast ZEALOT, this is a comprehensive look at cults around the world and why people are... [more]

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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

Clare Hunter

Memoirs; History; Social & cultural history; Embroidery crafts

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The Hare with Amber Eyes meets The History of the World in 100 Objects: an eloquent history of the language of sewing over... [more]

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The Age of Light

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The Age of Light

Whitney Scharer

Individual photographers; True stories; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical romance; Historical fiction

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A model, a muse, a lover to surrealist Man Ray and a pioneering artist in her own right. This the story of Lee Miller, the... [more]

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

Kirsten Drysdale

Biography; Memoirs; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Humour

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In September 2010, Kirsten Drysdale was tricked. Her friend called with a job offer too curious to refuse- a cruisey-gig as... [more]

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World...

Malala Yousafzai

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Refugees & political asylum; Migration, immigration & emigration

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Malala Yousafzai presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with her own story of her displacement in this... [more]

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Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Soren Kierkegaard

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Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Soren Kierkegaard

Clare Carlisle

Biography; Biography: literary; Biography: religious & spiritual; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of religion

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Søren Kierkegaard is one of the most passionate and challenging of all modern philosophers, and is often regarded as... [more]

$49.99

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