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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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Brutally Honest

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Brutally Honest

Melanie Brown, Louise Gannon

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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The tell-all memoir from the loudest, proudest Spice Girl [more]

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy...

Ann Rule

Biography; Biography: general; True crime

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Now updated with a new chapter, the #1 New York Times -bestselling true crime writer tells the chilling tale of how she came... [more]

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

Brad Cooper

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Sports training & coaching

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The Finest Gold is a rollicking coming-of-age and a compelling exploration of the limits and lengths of the human body. [more]

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Slice Girls

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Slice Girls

Joan Arakkal

Biography; Orthopaedics & fractures

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When Dr Joan Arakkal chooses to specialise in orthopaedics while training in India, a field traditionally occupied by men,... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Susan Orlean

True crime; Social & cultural history

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The bestselling author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of one of the most catastrophic library... [more]

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

Amanda Curtin

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Travel & holiday

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Part biography, part travel narrative, this is the story of an artist in a foreign land who, with limited resources and despite... [more]

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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country...

Sarah Smarsh

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Poverty & unemployment; Social classes; Rural communities

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Heartland reveals one woman's experience of working-class poverty in America with an eye-opening and topical personal story.... [more]

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking...

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous... [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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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

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The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless... [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

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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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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

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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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Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra: 1955-1964

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Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra: 1955-1964...

Paul Genoni, Tanya Dalziell

Biography

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'Their years in the Aegean may have been half perfect at best, but it was on Hydra that they connected to a place, a lifestyle... [more]

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman to WWII General

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman...

Roland Perry

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy.<br /><br... [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

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

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over Normandy

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over...

Adam Lunney

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the only Royal Australian Air Force squadron to operate from airfields built immediately behind the front lines... [more]

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Devotion

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Devotion

Patti Smith

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women

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From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, a rare and generous look into the creative process [more]

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

Ann Blainey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aviation skills & piloting

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Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records... [more]

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Dear Santa

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Dear Santa

Samuel Johnson

Diaries, letters & journals; Psychology

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If you could ask Santa for absolutely anything, what would you ask for?<br... [more]

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Tchaikovsky: The Man Revealed

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Tchaikovsky: The Man Revealed

John Suchet

Music; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A tortured genius, a sensitive soul, a great composer burdened by the weight of his private desires [more]

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

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Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon

Patrick Mullins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia's worst prime minister. [more]

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Openside

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Openside

David Pocock

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby Union

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David Pocock was born 1988 in Zimbabwe and immigrated to Australia in 2002. David's story is one of dedication to self, family,... [more]

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Becoming

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Becoming

Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [more]

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