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A Man Called Yarra

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A Man Called Yarra

Stan Yarramunua

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History; Indigenous peoples

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I'm a Wathaurong man. I'm an artist who draws on life in this big red and yellow and black country. Stan Yarra Yarramunua... [more]

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Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines

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Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines

Jonathan Miller

Biography; Political leaders & leadership

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Rodrigo Duterte was elected President of the Philippines in 2016. In his first 18 months in office, 12,000 people were murdered... [more]

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Eggshell Skull

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Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee

Biography; Memoirs; Sexual abuse & harassment; Gender & the law; Criminal justice law

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A fiercely intelligent, heartbreakingly honest memoir and feminist call... [more]

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to... [more]

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

Rose Tremain

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city of grey austerity, still partly in ruins, where both food and affection were... [more]

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Anita Heiss

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Indigenous peoples

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Childhood stories of family, country and belonging. What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled... [more]

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

Paul Theroux

Memoirs; Literary essays; Travel writing

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A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose. [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A chronicle of never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of Comey's career. [more]

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My Ikaria: How the people from a small Mediterranean island inspired me to live a happier, healthier and longer life

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My Ikaria: How the people from a small Mediterranean island inspired me...

Spiri Tsintziras

Biography; Memoirs; Self-help & personal development; National & regional cuisine

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Three years ago, Spiri Tsintziras found herself mentally, physically and spiritually depleted. She was stretched thin –... [more]

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Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

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Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World

Michelle Scott Tucker

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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In 1788 a young gentlewoman raised in the vicarage of an English village married a handsome, haughty and penniless army officer.... [more]

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Do Oysters Get Bored?: A curious life

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Do Oysters Get Bored?: A curious life

Rozanna Lilley

Biography; Memoirs

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A baby cries; a mother exits, leaving her family behind; a child finally... [more]

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Harold Holt and the Liberal Imagination

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Harold Holt and the Liberal Imagination

Tom Frame

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from Soldier to Senator and Beyond

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Rebel with a Cause: You Can't Keep a Bloody Lambie Down - My Story from...

Jacqui Lambie

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government

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'You can't keep a bloody Lambie down' - Jacqui Lambie in a radio interview,... [more]

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The Court Reporter

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The Court Reporter

Jamelle Wells

Biography; True crime

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State...

Michelle McNamara

Biography; True crime

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With introduction by Gillian Flynn, a compelling true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist... [more]

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The Crappiest Refugee

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The Crappiest Refugee

Hung Le

Biography; Memoirs

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On the last day of the Vietnam War, nine-year-old Hung jumped on a leaking prawn trawler on the Saigon River, somehow cheating... [more]

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The Boy from Baradine

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The Boy from Baradine

Craig Emerson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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From the bush of Baradine to the corridors of Canberra, this is Craig Emerson&rsquo;s story of triumph and courage over adversity.<br... [more]

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

Judith Brett

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Alfred Deakin -- scholar, spiritualist, prime minister -- was instrumental in creating modern Australia. In the first biography... [more]

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers,...

Matthew Sweet

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Vietnam War

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Operation Chaos tells the real life thrilling story of a group of U.S. military deserters who found asylum in Sweden during... [more]

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

Min Kym

String instruments; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting... [more]

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A Free Flame: Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century

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A Free Flame: Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century...

Ann-Marie Priest

Biography

Paperback

HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE 2016 DOROTHY HEWETT AWARD FOR AN UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT<br... [more]

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

Christina Stead

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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The second volume of Christina Stead's letters, covering the period 1973 to just before her death in 1983. From just before... [more]

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The Monk of Mokha

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The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers

Biography; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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The bestselling author of The Circle tells the true story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a young Yemeni-American man raised in... [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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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

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Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

Eric Metaxas

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but... [more]

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