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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

Paperback

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

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Life Force

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Life Force

Barry du Bois

Biography; Memoirs

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Faced with the recurrence of his incurable cancer, the building and design expert from Channel 10's The Living Room, Barry... [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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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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Reporter: A Memoir

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Reporter: A Memoir

Seymour M. Hersh

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Political structure & processes; Other warfare & defence issues; Press & journalism

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A memoir of renowned investigative journalist Seymour Hersh's life as a reporter -- [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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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; Memoirs; Politics & government; Economics

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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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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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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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Leonardo: A Restless Genius

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Leonardo: A Restless Genius

Antonio Forcellino

Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography

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A visionary scientist, a supreme painter, a man of eccentricity and ambition: Leonardo da Vinci had many lives. Born from... [more]

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The Little Book of Feminist Saints

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The Little Book of Feminist Saints

Julia Pierpont

Biography; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Hardback

This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honours one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the... [more]

$27.99

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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]

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

Catherine Hewitt

Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman. [more]

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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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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring Story of an Australian Hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans

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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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Lexie's Village: A New Kind of Family

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Lexie's Village: A New Kind of Family

Natalie Lovett

Biography; Memoirs

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What would you do to have a family?<br /><br />At 43, time was running out... [more]

$25.00

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

Marwa al-Sabouni, Roger Scruton

Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Memoirs

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Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness... [more]

$19.99

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Balfour in the Dock

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Balfour in the Dock

Colin Andersen

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

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The first biography of a writer, J.M.N.Jeffries, whose pioneering researches in the 1920s and 30s laid bare the way the British... [more]

$41.95

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

Christopher Fowler

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Hardback

99 forgotten authors, their forgotten books, and their unforgettable stories [more]

$35.00

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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

Paperback

The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

$29.99

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood...

Paula Byrne

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800

Paperback

A radical look at Jane Austen as you've never seen her - as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. Jane's World celebrates... [more]

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

Robin Elizabeth

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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What happens when a mother says she isn't okay, and nobody's listening? What happens when postnatal depression goes undiagnosed?... [more]

$19.95

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