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A Station on the Path to Somewhere Better

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A Station on the Path to Somewhere Better

Benjamin Wood

Biography; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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An unforgettable debut from an outstanding new talent [more]

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The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania

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The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania

Sam Twyford-Moore

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

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Writing and mental illness make excellent bedfellows, for better or worse. The Rapids is an extraordinary personal memoir... [more]

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John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

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John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

John Edwards

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The first volume of John Curtin's War was recognized as 'a landmark in Australian political biography' (The Australian) and... [more]

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life

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Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life

Michael Katakis

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

Hardback

Beautifully designed, intimate and illuminating, the story of Ernest Hemingway's life though the documents, photographs and... [more]

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The Dark Interval: Letters for the Grieving Heart

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The Dark Interval: Letters for the Grieving Heart

Rainer Maria Rilke

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Poetry by individual poets

Hardback

From one of the most famous poets in history comes a new selection of writings to bereaved friends and acquaintances, providing... [more]

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

Adam Zamoyski

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Napoleonic Wars

Hardback

`Napoleon is an out and out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A... [more]

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

Grantlee Kieza

Biography; Biography: general

Hardback

The remarkable life of Australia's greatest storyteller.<br /><br />A.B.... [more]

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

Intellectual. Feminist. Polemicist. Provocateur. [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

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

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

From the New York Times -bestselling author of the National Book Award winner In the Heart of the Sea comes the thrilling... [more]

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history

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A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

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Diarmaid MacCulloch's biography is the most complete life ever written of this elusive figure, making connections not previously... [more]

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights

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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [more]

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On Air

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On Air

Mike Carlton

Biography; Memoirs

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Mike Carlton was born to controversy. His father Jimmy, a renowned Olympic athlete and later a Catholic priest, married his... [more]

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Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse

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Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse

Andrea di Robilant

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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The remarkable story of Hemingway's love affair with both the city of Venice and the muse he found there - a young Italian... [more]

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further Adventures of a Young Naturalist

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further Adventures of a Young Naturalist...

Sir David Attenborough

Biography; Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets

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The further adventures of a young David Attenborough - from Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern... [more]

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Bullet

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Bullet

Roland Long

Biography

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Set in the Kimberley in the 1980s and 90s, the central character being a Dog of indeterminate breed that we found up in the... [more]

$30.00

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

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Dangerous: Dangerous has been on every best seller list in America.

Milo Yiannopoulos

Biography; Politics & government

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Milo Yiannopoulos has become the most dangerous man in America by voicing truths too politically incorrect for the establishment... [more]

$29.99

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [more]

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Mr Eternity: The Story of Arthur Stace

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Mr Eternity: The Story of Arthur Stace

Roy Williams

Biography; Biography: religious & spiritual; Christian mission & evangelism

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For 35 years, Arthur Stace spent hours writing a single word - Eternity - on and around the streets of Sydney. His identity... [more]

$19.99

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's...

D. Tudor

Memoirs; History; Political control & freedoms

Hardback

Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors. [more]

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

E. J. McNair

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military life & institutions

Paperback

The story of a British Army nurse in the Korean war [more]

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Clarkson: Look Who's Back

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Clarkson: Look Who's Back

Gwen Russell

Television; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Motor cars: general interest; Motor sports

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There was a national outcry in 2015 when the BBC announced that they were parting ways with Jeremy Clarkson. However, one... [more]

$24.99  $10.00

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Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars, religious persecution, piracy

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Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars,...

Judith John

Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

'Divorced, beheaded, died, Divorced, beheaded, survived.' - Rhyme describing the fates of Henry VIII's wives Beginning... [more]

$59.99  $20.00

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