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Empress of the East: How a Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire

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Empress of the East: How a Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire...

Leslie Peirce

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

Hardback

The extraordinary story of a slave-girl who rose from concubine to become the Ottoman Empire's only queen. [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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Stages: A Memoir

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Stages: A Memoir

Reg Livermore

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A warm, witty and intimate memoir from one of the greats of Australian theatre. [more]

$32.99

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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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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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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]

$34.99

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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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Bullet

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Bullet

Roland Long

Biography

Paperback

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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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]

$34.99

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Weatherboard and Iron

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Weatherboard and Iron

Barnaby Joyce

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

Hardback

Think you know Barnaby Joyce? Think again. The former Leader of the Australian National Party, and the Deputy Prime Minister... [more]

$32.99

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Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters

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Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters

Jesse Norman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Economic theory & philosophy; Political economy

Hardback

Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But... [more]

$49.99

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The Anti-Cool Girl

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The Anti-Cool Girl

Rosie Waterland

Biography; Memoirs

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A dark, funny and subversive memoir about surviving the very worst that life can throw at you, Rosie Waterland's story of... [more]

$29.99  $10.00

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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]

$22.99

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Caligula: An Unexpected General

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Caligula: An Unexpected General

Lee Fratantuono

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Military tactics

Hardback

Caligula is a household name but usually only known as one of the most depraved and debauched of Roman emperors. This is a... [more]

$65.99

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My Friend Dahmer (Movie Tie-In Edition)

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My Friend Dahmer (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Derf Backderf

Biography; Graphic novels: literary & memoirs

Paperback

You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer-the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper-seared... [more]

$24.99

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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

Paperback

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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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Biography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Children's & Educational

Hardback

100 new bedtime stories inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary... [more]

$44.95

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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]

$29.99

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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

Hardback

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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