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Worth Fighting For

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Worth Fighting For

Dana Vulin

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Violence in society

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In the early hours of a February morning in 2012, Dana Vulin was the victim of a hideous, unprovoked attack. A woman who'd... [more]

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Victoria: An Intimate Biography of the Woman who changed the World

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Victoria: An Intimate Biography of the Woman who changed the World

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The much-admired, critically-praised and bestselling biography of Queen Victoria, from one of Australia's most admired and... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

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The Battle of Long Tan: Australia's Four Hours of Hell in Vietnam

David Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Vietnam War

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A compelling account of Australia's bloodiest and most significant battle of the Vietnam War, in time for the battle's 50th... [more]

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The Boy Behind The Curtain

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The Boy Behind The Curtain

Tim Winton

True stories

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'Being a copper's son, I've always got one eye out for trouble. I can't help it. But I don't go looking for it anymore.'In... [more]

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Roxane Gay

Biography; Literary essays

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning... [more]

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Tex

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Tex

Tex Perkins

Music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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The autobiography of Australian rock 'n' roll legend, Tex Perkins. [more]

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

Mark Raphael Baker

Biography; Autobiography: general

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Thirty Days is a portrait of grief, of a marriage and of a family. It is the moving memoir of Mark's wife of 32 years, Kerryn... [more]

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Working Class Boy

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Working Class Boy

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Long before Cold Chisel, long before 'Barnesy', there was the true story of James Dixon Swan A household name, an Australian... [more]

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The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

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The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

Emer O'Sullivan

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics - his precocious intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his... [more]

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Every Lie I've Ever Told

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Every Lie I've Ever Told

Rosie Waterland

Biography; Memoirs; Humour

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'I'm okay!' The bestselling... [more]

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

John Lyons

Biography; Memoirs; Press & journalism

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A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents. Leading Australian... [more]

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AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One

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AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One

Alan Jones

Autobiography: sport; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

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Few names in international motorsport are treated with the same reverence as Alan Jones. When he speaks, they listen.<br /><br... [more]

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Miracles Do Happen

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Miracles Do Happen

Felix Rosenbloom, Fela Rosenbloom

Biography; The Holocaust

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In 1933, a ten-year-old Jewish girl, Fela Perelman, befriended a new family that had moved into her street in Lodz, Poland.... [more]

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Baby Lost: A Story of Grief and Hope

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Baby Lost: A Story of Grief and Hope

Hannah Robert

Biography; Coping with death & bereavement

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What happens when a death occurs within your body, but you survive? In Hannah's struggle to make sense of the personal and... [more]

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One Halal of a Story

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One Halal of a Story

Sam Dastyari

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government

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As in life, Sam Dastyari's memoir is unexpected and unorthodox. This is the man who introduced Pauline Hanson to the halal... [more]

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

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John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Colonialism & imperialism; Boer Wars; Battles & campaigns

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At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill believed that to achieve his ambition of becoming Prime Minister he must do something... [more]

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A Life Underwater

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A Life Underwater

Charlie Veron

Biography; Autobiography: general

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As exhilarating and provocative, funny and warm as the man himself. His astonishing life story is a revelation, an inspiration... [more]

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Mayhem: A Memoir

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Mayhem: A Memoir

Sigrid Rausing

Biography; Memoirs; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Coping with death & bereavement

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A searingly powerful memoir about the impact of addiction on a familyIn the summer of 2012 a woman named Eva was found dead... [more]

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Australian Desperadoes: The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters Terrorised California

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Australian Desperadoes: The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters...

Terry Smyth

True crime; History

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The Coves - San Francisco's first organised-crime gang - were Australians- men and women with criminal careers in Australia... [more]

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Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World Terror

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Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World Terror...

Steve Harris

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & politics; Political activism

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<div>The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious Royal... [more]

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr...

Catherine Jinks

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Hypnosis

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The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay

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The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay

David Murray

Biography; True crime

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How did a father with... [more]

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The Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London

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The Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London

Kate Summerscale

Biography; True crime

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First published in Great Britain by Bloomsbury Publishing. [more]

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

Michael Holroyd, Rebecca John

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

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Captivatingly fresh and intimate letters from Augustus John's first wife, Ida, reveal the untold story of married life with... [more]

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