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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]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general

Hardback

In this witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir, a sequel to his best-selling The Justice Game, Geoffrey Robertson... [more]

$45.00

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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

Paperback

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

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The Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War

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The Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War

Alison Corke, Alison Corke

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Para was barely five years old when civil war erupted in Sri Lanka. Nearly three decades later it ended in appalling horror... [more]

$24.95

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Lyndall Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary

Paperback

An exciting and provocative look at the women who wrote the novels that changed the literary world - Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte,... [more]

$32.99

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Tracker

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Tracker

Alexis Wright

Memoirs; History

Paperback

New book by celebrated Aboriginal author Alexis Wright, author of Carpentaria and The Swan Book. [more]

$39.95

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

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Tanked: How Getting Wasted Shaped Human History

Eamon Evans

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Humour

Paperback

The surprising story of humanity's love affair with all things mind-altering, and how it shaped the world, and the Australia,... [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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Coversations with Katter

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Coversations with Katter

Bob Katter, Jr

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

This book is an insight into how Bob Katter views Australia; what has shaped the man we think we know; where we're heading;... [more]

$35.00

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Letters to the Lady Upstairs

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Letters to the Lady Upstairs

Marcel Proust

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Humour

Hardback

A charming, funny, poignant collection of twenty-three letters from Marcel Proust to his upstairs neighbour [more]

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

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

Paperback

The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first... [more]

$35.00

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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]

$35.00

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Minefields: A life in the news game - the bestselling memoir of Australia's legendary foreign correspondent

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Minefields: A life in the news game - the bestselling memoir of Australia's...

Hugh Riminton

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Over nearly 40 years as a journalist and foreign correspondent, Hugh Riminton has been shot at, blown up, threatened with... [more]

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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

Paperback

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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Lexie's Village: A New Kind of Family

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Lexie's Village: A New Kind of Family

Natalie Lovett

Biography

Paperback

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$25.00

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Wednesdays with Bob

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Wednesdays with Bob

Derek Rielly, Bob Hawke

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

At 87, beloved former PM Bob Hawke reflects on a colourful life. [more]

$29.99

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Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

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Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

Nerida Campbell

Photography & photographs; Biography

Hardback

Documents the denizens of the criminal underworld, from stone-cold gangsters to wayward youths, and providing a remarkable... [more]

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John Curtin's War: The coming of war in the Pacific, and reinventing Australia

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John Curtin's War: The coming of war in the Pacific, and reinventing Australia...

John Edwards

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

<div><strong>This is the first volume in a major new biography on Curtin. His struggle for power against Joe Lyons and Bob... [more]

$49.99

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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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Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

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Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

Denis Cryle

Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences

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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

Paperback

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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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

A. Scott Berg

Biography; Biography: literary

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia

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The Mayor of Mogadishu: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of...

Andrew Harding (National University of Singapore)

Biography: general; Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government

Paperback

In The Mayor of Mogadishu, one of the BBC's most experienced foreign correspondents, Andrew Harding, reveals the tumultuous... [more]

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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

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Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

Bob Ellis

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

Paperback

Bob Ellis: In His Own Words showcases the best of Ellis's celebrated and much-loved essays, speeches, diaries and scripts,... [more]

$34.99  $12.00

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