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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Jeff Apter

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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'What a great read. The last chapters really got to me-so sad.' Herm Kovac, bandmate and lifelong friend of Malcolm (and... [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons; Advocate - History

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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The Joy of High Places

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The Joy of High Places

Patti Miller

Biography; Memoirs; Active outdoor pursuits

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They didn't know it, but Patti Miller and her brother, Barney, shared something in common - a passion for the illuminating... [more]

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

Cate Haste

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Biography

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The life of an extraordinary artist and intellect: the composer, author and socialite Alma Mahler, whose life spanned one... [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Advocate - History

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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Man's Best Friend: The inspiring true story of Sergeant Luke Warburton, his police dog Chuck and the crime-busting Dog Unit

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Man's Best Friend: The inspiring true story of Sergeant Luke Warburton,...

Luke Warburton, Simon Bouda

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Farm & working animals; Dogs as pets; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The inspiring true story of police officer Luke Warburton and his best friend, Chuck the police dog, and their dangerous operations... [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

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Johnathan Thurston is widely regarded as rugby league's greatest player. This autobiography will follow Thurston's journey... [more]

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

Ben Folds

Music; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

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From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable... [more]

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On Drugs

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On Drugs

Chris Fleming

Biography; Memoirs

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`As far back as I can remember, I've had a strong sense of being permeable, porous, of my body being open to the unpredictable... [more]

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The Letters of Paul Cezanne

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The Letters of Paul Cezanne

Alex Danchev

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs; Diaries, letters & journals

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A translation of the correspondence of Paul Cezanne, known as the father of modern art. This book paints a picture of Cezanne... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Children's & Educational

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The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope [more]

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

Niko Vorobyov

Biography; True crime; Society & culture: general; Drugs trade & trafficking; Organised crime

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A definitive and global exploration into the war on drugs and the effect it's having on humanity. [more]

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My Friend Anna: The true story of the fake heiress of New York City

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My Friend Anna: The true story of the fake heiress of New York City

Rachel DeLoache Williams

Biography; True crime; Hoaxes & deceptions

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How does it feel to be betrayed by your closest friend? A close friend who turns out to be the most prolific grifter in New... [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

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THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

Jan Karski

Memoirs; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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With elements of a spy thriller, documenting his experiences in the Polish Underground, and as one of the first eyewitness... [more]

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Curious Recollections: Life in the Curiosity Show

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Curious Recollections: Life in the Curiosity Show

Rob Morrison

Biography

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Every child who grew up in Australia in the 70s and 80s remembers Curiosity Show, the science show that encouraged kids to... [more]

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I'm Staying at Richard's: Raising the Exceptional Son I Never Expected

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I'm Staying at Richard's: Raising the Exceptional Son I Never Expected

Bernadette Agius

Biography; Memoirs

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When Bernadette Agius-an ambitious woman with a busy career in Australian publishing-became pregnant, she imagined her unborn... [more]

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All Things Consoled

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All Things Consoled

Elizabeth Hay

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Psychology of ageing; Coping with old age

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A poignant, complex and hugely resonant memoir about the shift from being a daughter to a guardian and caregiver, by Giller... [more]

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The Red Devil: The story of South Australian aviation pioneer, Captain Harry Butler, AFC

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The Red Devil: The story of South Australian aviation pioneer, Captain Harry...

Les Parsons, Samantha Battams

Biography: business & industry; History; Aerospace & air transport industries

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Captain Harry Butler, AFC, was a national hero in the early 1920s. Hailed as a top aviator, his legacy continues to this day,... [more]

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The Millionaire Castaway: The Incredible Story of How I Lost My Fortune But Found New Riches Living on a Deserted Island

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The Millionaire Castaway: The Incredible Story of How I Lost My Fortune...

Dave Glasheen, Neil Bramwell

Biography; Memoirs

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Losing his fortune in the stock market crash of 1987 was the final straw for Dave Glasheen. After a series of catastrophes,... [more]

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

Jono Lineen

Memoirs; Popular science; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday

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In Perfect Motion, Jono Lineen investigates that transformation, and why walking has made us more creative, helped us to... [more]

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering

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Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman

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Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman

Anne Edwards

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Katharine Hepburn: grande dame of American actresses, fierce individualist, and living legend. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards... [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Henry Hitchings

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; British & Irish history; Popular philosophy

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Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's... [more]

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