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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

Paperback

The riveting inside story of a journalist's cold-case investigation of a shocking murder [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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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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Unfettered and Alive: A Memoir

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Unfettered and Alive: A Memoir

Anne Summers

Biography; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

The inspiring autobiography of one of Australia's most influential women, from journalist to policy maker to change agent... [more]

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

Grantlee Kieza

Biography; Biography: general

Hardback

The remarkable life of Australia's greatest storyteller.<br /><br />A.B.... [more]

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Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography

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Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography

Johnathan Thurston

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

Hardback

The autobiography of the league legend. Johnathan Thurston is widely regarded as rugby league's greatest player. This autobiography... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

<strong>The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of... [more]

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A Tudor Christmas

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A Tudor Christmas

Alison Weir, Siobhan Clarke

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Sociology: customs & traditions

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Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking `to drive the cold winter away'. Carol-singing,... [more]

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

Nicholas J. Higham

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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A prominent scholar explores King Arthur's historical development, proposing that he began as a fictional character developed... [more]

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

Hardback

A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [more]

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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

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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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]

$19.99

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history

Hardback

A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [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

Paperback

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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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

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

Hardback

Diarmaid MacCulloch's biography is the most complete life ever written of this elusive figure, making connections not previously... [more]

$69.99

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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

Hardback

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

$59.99

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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

Hardback

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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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]

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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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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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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]

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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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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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