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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

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

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The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading

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The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading

Edmund White

Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general

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An insightful account of the key role reading has played in the life of literary icon Edmund White Edmund White made his... [more]

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Warren Mundine in Black and White: Race, Politics and Changing Australia

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Warren Mundine in Black and White: Race, Politics and Changing Australia...

Warren Mundine

Biography; Autobiography: general

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The highly anticipated and revealing memoir from one of Australia's most significant Indigenous leaders. [more]

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Hannibal

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Hannibal

Patrick N. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

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Synopsis coming soon....... [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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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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Fatherhood: Stories about being a dad

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Fatherhood: Stories about being a dad

William McInnes

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships; Humour

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Bestselling author and acclaimed actor William McInnes returns with a book about a subject close to his own heart: Fatherhood.... [more]

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Best Foot Forward

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Best Foot Forward

Adam Hills

Biography; Memoirs

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An hilarious and honest collection of stories, thoughts, and tales of a life in comedy from the award-winning comic Adam Hills... [more]

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

Rachael Brown

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism

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The riveting inside story of a journalist's cold-case investigation of a shocking murder [more]

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers...

Rick Searle

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Australasian & Pacific history; Aviation skills & piloting

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The definitive insight into Charles Ulm, the oft-overshadowed partner and fellow pioneer of Australian aviation Charles Kingsford... [more]

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In Pieces

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In Pieces

Sally Field

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Remarkable: The Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia's National Living Treasures

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Remarkable: The Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia's National...

Melinda Williams

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Melinda Williams has recorded the lives of more than 100 of Australia's most prominent artists, writers, sportspeople, scientists,... [more]

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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary

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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary

Jan Morris

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Travel writing

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Riffing on cats and Brexit, the Royals and the annoyances of aging, the nonagenarian Jan Morris delights with her wickedly... [more]

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Her Mother's Daughter: A Memoir

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Her Mother's Daughter: A Memoir

Nadia Wheatley

Biography; Memoirs

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Born in Australia in 1949, author Nadia Wheatley grew up with a sense of the mystery of her parents' marriage. Caught in the... [more]

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Logical Family: A Memoir

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Logical Family: A Memoir

Armistead Maupin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Gay studies (Gay men)

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In this funny, poignant and unflinchingly honest memoir, one of the world's best-loved storytellers explains how he evolved... [more]

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Run for Your Life

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Run for Your Life

Bob Carr

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Politics & government

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Most political memoirs are boring.<br /><br />Bob Carr tears up the rules.... [more]

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The Making of Donald Trump

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The Making of Donald Trump

David Cay Johnston

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The New York Times bestseller that connects the dots from Donald Trump's racist background to the Russian scandals. [more]

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The Power Of Hope

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The Power Of Hope

Kon Karapanagiotidis

Memoirs; History

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A powerful, inspiring memoir from Kon Karapanagiotidis, founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, which argues that by... [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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Room to Dream

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Room to Dream

David Lynch, Kristine McKenna

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary film-maker David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks [more]

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

Adrian Tinniswood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

Paperback

'A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. [more]

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You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

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You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

Frida Kahlo

Art & Architecture; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The letters of Frida Kahlo to her mother, published in English for the first time. [more]

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

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The Year Everything Changed: 2001

Phillipa McGuinness

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Beginning with a personal tragedy, publisher and author Phillipa McGuinness looks in detail at the year 2001 - a phenomenal... [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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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

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My Silent War: The Autobiography of a Spy

Kim Philby

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services

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In the annals of espionage, one name towers above all others: that of H A R 'Kim' Philby, the ringleader of the legendary... [more]

$22.99

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