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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [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

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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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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

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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 Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

True stories; Psychology; Medical sociology; Advocate - Today's World

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The River of Consciousness is a remarkable culmination of a lifetime's research into the way the brain works by the celebrated... [more]

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Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life

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Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst...

Leigh Sales

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the... [more]

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My Thoughts Exactly

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My Thoughts Exactly

Lily Allen

Music; Memoirs

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Advocate - History

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Full of passion and betrayal, murder and war, the first volume of an epic new series from bestselling historian Alison Weir,... [more]

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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

Jeanne Marie Laskas

Diaries, letters & journals; Prose: non-fiction; History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.<br... [more]

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The World Was Whole

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The World Was Whole

Fiona Wright

Biography; Memoirs

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The follow-up to Fiona Wright's essay collection Small Acts of Disappearance - winner of the Nita B. Kibble Award and the... [more]

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Misfits & Me: Collected Non-Fiction

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Misfits & Me: Collected Non-Fiction

Mandy Sayer

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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Presents a selection of Mandy Sayer's non-fiction writing from the past twenty years. Each essay has been chosen to reflect... [more]

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

Kerry-Anne Walsh

True crime; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Today's World

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Pauline Hanson claims to represent the average Australian but The Stalking of Julia Gillard 's Kerry-Anne Walsh has discovered... [more]

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

Maryrose Cuskelly

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The story of a grisly triple murder in Central Victoria in October 2014 - contemporary Australian true crime at its best.<br... [more]

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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

Benjamin Balint

Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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The gripping story of the legal battle over the work of the most enigmatic writer of the twentieth century: a priceless lost... [more]

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The Scandalous Freddie McEvoy: The True Story of the Swashbuckling Australian Rogue

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The Scandalous Freddie McEvoy: The True Story of the Swashbuckling Australian...

Frank Walker

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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Swashbuckler, daredevil racing-car champion, Winter Olympian, gambler, smuggler, scoundrel, stud and suspected Nazi agent... [more]

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Low Life in the High Desert: a California memoir

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Low Life in the High Desert: a California memoir

David Hirst

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Low Life in the High Desert recounts the adventures of an Australian journalist, his girlfriend, and their dog, who moved... [more]

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

Graeme Davison

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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A public intellectual known for his deeply humane approach to social, economic and urban issues, Hugh Stretton was an Australian... [more]

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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

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

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Historian, author and TV presenter Lucy Worsley delves into the detail of Queen Victoria's life in this major new biography... [more]

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The Arsonist

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The Arsonist

Chloe Hooper

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal or forensic psychology

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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria&rsquo;s Latrobe... [more]

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Vodka and Apple Juice: Travels of an Undiplomatic Wife in Poland

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Vodka and Apple Juice: Travels of an Undiplomatic Wife in Poland

Jay Martin

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Jay shelves her corporate wardrobe and throws herself into life as a diplomatic wife. Between glamorous cocktail parties and... [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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Turmoil: Letters from the Brink

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Turmoil: Letters from the Brink

Robyn Williams

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering

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Robyn Williams, presenter of The Science Show on ABC Radio, reveals all in Turmoil, a searingly honest and often blackly funny... [more]

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What Happened

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What Happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership; Political campaigning & advertising

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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