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Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

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Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

Rudiger Safranski

Biography; Biography: literary; Advocate - Biography

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This sterling biography of Germany's greatest writer presents Johann Wolfgang von Goethe as if we are seeing him for the first... [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; African history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Refugees & political asylum

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When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped... [more]

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Writer's Luck: A Memoir 1976-1991

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Writer's Luck: A Memoir 1976-1991

David Lodge

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary theory

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`A wonderfully candid and insightful account of a writer's life' William BoydLuck, good or bad, plays an important part in... [more]

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The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Mexican Border

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The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Mexican Border

Francisco Cantu

Biography; Memoirs; Migration, immigration & emigration

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An electrifying memoir from a Mexican-American US Border Patrol guard. Haunted by nightmares, Cantu abandons the Patrol for... [more]

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Beyond Words: A Year with Kenneth Cook

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Beyond Words: A Year with Kenneth Cook

Jacqueline Kent

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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But then she met Kenneth Cook, author of the Australian classic Wake in Fright, and they fell in love. [more]

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'...

Jeremy Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Computer security; Computer fraud & hacking; Advocate - Today's World

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Hackers know everything about us. We know almost nothing about them. Until now. [more]

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Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill

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Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters,...

J. Randy Taraborrelli

Biography; Biography: general

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A dazzling biography of three of the most glamorous women of the 20th Century: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, her mother... [more]

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Marrying Italian: When Love is Not Enough

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Marrying Italian: When Love is Not Enough

Vivien Achia

Biography; Memoirs

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What happens when a headstrong Australian girl meets a charming older Italian man? Vivien was brought up in country Victoria... [more]

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of...

Chris Christie

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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After dropping out of the 2016 presidential race, Chris Christie stunned the political world by becoming the first major official... [more]

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Body Image Warrior: One Woman's Fight for Change in the Modelling Industry

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Body Image Warrior: One Woman's Fight for Change in the Modelling Industry...

Chelsea Bonner

Biography; Memoirs; Society & culture: general

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'Chelsea Bonner is an absolute powerhouse' - Mia Freedman Part memoir and part positive body image manifesto, this is an... [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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Rapture's Roadway

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Rapture's Roadway

Virginia Jealous

Biography; Biography: general

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After the death of her father, Lonely Planet writer Virginia Jealous travels across the world to document the life of his... [more]

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Simon de Montfort and the Rise of the English Nation

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Simon de Montfort and the Rise of the English Nation

Darren Baker

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

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Simon de Montfort's combination of charisma, determination, and fearlessness made him one of the greatest men of his age.... [more]

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Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

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Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

Amy Licence

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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THE biography of the most alluring, important and enigmatic of Henry VIII's six wives - Anne Boleyn. [more]

$56.95

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C. S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction

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C. S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction

James Como (Professor of Rhetoric Emeritus, York College, City University of New York)

Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Fantasy

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The writings of C.S. Lewis have a universal appeal. His Chronicles of Narnia are by far the best known, but he was also a... [more]

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The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth

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The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth

Matthew Lewis

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

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A timely reexamination of the fate of the Princes in the Tower, crucially asking: `what if there was no murder?' [more]

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Lara The Runaway Cat: One Cat's Journey to Discover Home is Where the Heart is

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Lara The Runaway Cat: One Cat's Journey to Discover Home is Where the Heart...

Dion Leonard

Biography; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Romance

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Lara the Runaway Cat tells the story of Gobi, the loveable pup who followed Dion Leonard across a gruelling 155-mile trek... [more]

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Say Hello

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Say Hello

Carly Findlay

Biography; Memoirs

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A forthright, honest and rousingly triumphant memoir from a woman who has to live with a highly visible different appearance... [more]

$32.99

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: literary

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices is a charming evocation of the adventures Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins experienced... [more]

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Talk of Treasure: Words on Writing, Meditation and Life

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Talk of Treasure: Words on Writing, Meditation and Life

Jane Carswell

Autobiography: literary; Travel & holiday; Advocate - Travel

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Jane Carswell began her working life at Pegasus Press shortly after its audacious publication of Janet Frame's novel Owls... [more]

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When One Person Dies The Whole World Is Over

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When One Person Dies The Whole World Is Over

Mandy Ord

Biography; Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction

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A poignant, bright and... [more]

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Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake

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Contesting Australian History: Essays in Honour of Marilyn Lake

Joy Damousi, Judith Smart

Biography; History

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One of Australia's leading scholars and a highly distinguished professor of history, Marilyn Lake forged a career that spanned... [more]

$34.99

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Blood on the Rosary

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Blood on the Rosary

Sue Smethurst, Margaret Harrod

Biography; True stories

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

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The Photographer at Sixteen

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The Photographer at Sixteen

George Szirtes

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Genocide & ethnic cleansing

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A poet's memoir of his mother that flows backwards through time, and excavates a shard of European history - a deeply honest,... [more]

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The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra

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The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra

Eliot Weisman, Jennifer Valoppi

Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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In the bestselling tradition of Henry Bushkin's Johnny Carson comes THE WAY IT WAS: My Life with Frank Sinatra, a frank and... [more]

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