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Biography

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

Ron McCallum

Biography; Autobiography: general; Disability: social aspects

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Ron McCallum has been blind from birth. When he was a child, many blind people spent their lives making baskets in sheltered... [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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vivid and arresting' The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d Azur, 1930 1944

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d...

Anne De Courcy

Biography; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera [more]

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Little One

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Little One

Peter Papathanasiou

Biography; Autobiography: general

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A moving and compelling memoir of family and place, as Peter traces his parents' journey to Australia. [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

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The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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King and Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne

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King and Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne

Janet L. Nelson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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Charles, king of the Franks, is one of the most remarkable figures ever to rule a European super-state. That is why he is... [more]

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And How are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

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And How are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

Lawrence Weschler

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Doctor patient relationship; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Advocate - Biography

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The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own greatest patient. [more]

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A Lot with a Little

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A Lot with a Little

Tim Costello

Biography; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Christian life & practice; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In this evocative memoir, Tim Costello explores the people and experiences that have shaped him into a socially active fighter... [more]

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Dear Dad

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Dear Dad

Samuel Johnson

Biography; Humour; Advocate - Biography

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From the team who gave you the bestselling DEAR SANTA comes an honest, moving, emotionally memorable collection of letters... [more]

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No Man's Land: the untold story of automation and QF72

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No Man's Land: the untold story of automation and QF72

Kevin Sullivan

Biography

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A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilot Instinctively,... [more]

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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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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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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

Kerry O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Press & journalism

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Born the day before the first American occupying troops landed near Tokyo in August 1945, Kerry O'Brien's life has spanned... [more]

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

Hamish McDonald

Biography; True crime

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Did an unreformed police force, inept politicians, scheming security men and mutually back-slapping judges lead to Australia's... [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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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Philip Mansel

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

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Louis XIV wanted to conquer time and space - to push the borders of France which he inherited out into Flanders, Burgundy... [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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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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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 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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Zealot: A book about cults

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Zealot: A book about cults

Jo Thornely

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Christianity; 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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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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