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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

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

Hardback

A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

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The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

Hallie Rubenhold

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history

Hardback

____________________THE Sunday Times BESTSELLERA New York Times Summer readWashington Post Top Twenty books to read this summerA... [more]

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Break Up. Break Down. Break Through.

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Break Up. Break Down. Break Through.

Geoff Olds

Memoirs; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Fiction & Literature; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

Break Up. Break Down. Break Through. is a must-read for anyone who has loved and lost. Geoff Olds is entirely vulnerable in... [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

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ordinary days, are forced to suddenly find the resilience most of us don?t know we have. [more]

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

Hardback

The second volume of exuberant, lively letters from legendary travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor The first collection of... [more]

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories

Paperback

An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani. 'Our government jailed... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

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

Paperback

The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [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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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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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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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

Jeff Apter

Music; Heavy Metal music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

On title page, the letter 'i' in the first word of the title appears as a lightning bolt. [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]

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

A. K. MacDougall

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

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One of the first intake of teenage cadet-midshipmen to enter the new Royal Australian Naval College, in 1913, John Collins... [more]

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

Antonia Fraser

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; History

Paperback

The long-lost 1978 diary charting Antonia Fraser and Harold Pinter's only visit to Israel is an enchanting document of a time,... [more]

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Finding God in the Waves: How I lost my faith and found it again through science

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Finding God in the Waves: How I lost my faith and found it again through...

Mike McHargue

Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Christianity

Paperback

From the host of the popular podcasts The Liturgists and Ask Science Mike, a story of having faith, losing it, and finding... [more]

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Res Gestae: Things Done

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Res Gestae: Things Done

Naida Haxton

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Feminist catch cries of the mid-1900s included invocations for freedom of choice and equality with men. [more]

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

Donald Sturrock

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Media, information & communication industries

Hardback

A revealing collection of personal letters written by the iconic author to his mother details his early childhood milestones,... [more]

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

Katrin Himmler, Michael Wildt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War

Hardback

The English translation of the letters of Heinrich Himmler and his wife, recently authenticated by the Bundesarchiv and serialized... [more]

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

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Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

Patrick McGilligan

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography... [more]

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A Singer's Notebook

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A Singer's Notebook

Ian Bostridge

Music; Memoirs

Paperback

Ian Bostridge is one of the outstanding singers of our time. Yet his early career was that of a professional historian, and... [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

Paperback

The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [more]

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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land

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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land

Professor Robert Crawford (CIBA-Geigy Pharmaceuticals Horsham UK)

Biography; Biography: literary

Hardback

<br />On the fiftieth anniversary of the death of T. S. Eliot, the award-winning biographer Robert Crawford presents us... [more]

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