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Biography

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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

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

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An Autobiography: 150th Anniversary Edition with an Introduction by Pankaj Mishra

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An Autobiography: 150th Anniversary Edition with an Introduction by Pankaj...

M. K. Gandhi

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in western India in 1869. He was educated in London and later travelled to South Africa,... [more]

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Renia's Diary: A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust

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Renia's Diary: A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Renia Spiegel

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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Separated from her mother, her life takes on a new urgency as she flees Przemysl to escape night bombing raids, observes the... [more]

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal George Pell

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal...

Lucie Morris-Marr

True crime; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse

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'Gripping and insightful' - Chrissie Foster, AM There was an eerie silence in the packed courtroom as everyone looked... [more]

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Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, The Cult That Bound My Life

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Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, The Cult That Bound My Life...

Sarah Edmondson

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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The shocking memoir of a 12-year NXIVM member-turned-whistleblower, and her inspiring true story of overcoming a traumatic... [more]

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

Kathryn Tempest

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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A compelling new portrait of Marcus Brutus delves behind the ancient evidence to set aside the myths that surround the ancient... [more]

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The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

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The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

Linda Stratmann

True crime; History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Murder by poison alarmed, enthralled, and in many ways encapsulated the Victorian age. Linda Stratmann's dark and splendid... [more]

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Four Queens and a Countess: Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I, Mary I, Lady Jane Grey and Bess of Hardwick: The Struggle for the Crown

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Four Queens and a Countess: Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I, Mary I, Lady...

Jill Armitage

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

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New paperback edition - The fateful Tudor triangle: a reigning queen, an exiled queen, and the countess who was obliged to... [more]

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Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Later Years, 1966-2016

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Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Later Years,...

Kenneth Womack

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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SOUND PICTURES offers a powerful glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. The second... [more]

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Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Early Years, 1926-1966

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Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Early Years,...

Kenneth Womack

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Kenneth Womack offers a glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. The first book of two,... [more]

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Niccolo Machiavelli: An Intellectual Biography

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Niccolo Machiavelli: An Intellectual Biography

Corrado Vivanti

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of ideas; Political science & theory

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A colorful, comprehensive, and authoritative account of Machiavelli's life and thought This is a colorful, comprehensive,... [more]

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Almost Human: A Biography of Julius the Chimpanzee

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Almost Human: A Biography of Julius the Chimpanzee

Alfred Fidjestol

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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ALMOST HUMAN tells the remarkable story of Julius the chimpanzee, born in the Kristiansand Zoo in Norway, and rejected by... [more]

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Lampedusa

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Lampedusa

Steven Price

True stories; Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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The story of how one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century came to be. [more]

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Mary Quant: My Autobiography

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Mary Quant: My Autobiography

Mary Quant

Individual designers; Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The inspirational story of Mary Quant's stellar career [more]

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Journeys in the Wild: The Secret Life of a Cameraman

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Journeys in the Wild: The Secret Life of a Cameraman

Gavin Thurston

Individual photographers; Photographic equipment & techniques; Biography; Memoirs; Wildlife: general interest

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From Gavin Thurston, the award-winning Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II cameraman, comes extraordinary and adventurous true... [more]

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A Short History of Falling: Everything I Observed About Love Whilst Dying

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A Short History of Falling: Everything I Observed About Love Whilst Dying...

Joe Hammond

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

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A Short History of Falling - like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and When Breath Becomes Air - is a searingly beautiful,... [more]

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Life Among the Savages

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Life Among the Savages

Shirley Jackson

Biography; Memoirs; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

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The author offers a humorous account of her experiences as she, her husband, and their four young children moved from an apartment... [more]

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

Billy Hedderman

Biography; Memoirs; Special & elite forces; Sports injuries & medicine

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'I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.' On 31 December... [more]

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

Jane Glover

Music; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A rich and evocative account of the life and work of Britain's favourite composer from one of our finest conductors. [more]

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Cold Case Investigations

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Cold Case Investigations

Xanthe Mallett

Biography; True stories; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Leading forensic anthropologist Dr Xanthe Mallett brings a fresh perspective to seven of Australia's most intriguing cold... [more]

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The Writing on the Wall

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The Writing on the Wall

Juliet Rieden

Biography; Autobiography: general; European history; Second World War

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The story of an Australian journalist's quest to uncover the tragic Holocaust history of her father and his family. [more]

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

Lili Anolik

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Popular culture

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Los Angeles in the 1960s and 70s was the pop culture capital of the world--a movie factory, a music factory, a dream factory.... [more]

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A False Report: The chilling true story of the woman nobody believed

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A False Report: The chilling true story of the woman nobody believed

T. Christian Miller, Ken Armstrong

Biography; True crime; Sexual abuse & harassment

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Within days, police - and even those closest to Marie - became suspicious of her story. As their investigation deepened, it... [more]

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Meet Me at the Museum

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Meet Me at the Museum

Anne Youngson

Diaries, letters & journals; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Adult & contemporary romance; Historical romance

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WINNER OF THE PAUL TORDAY MEMORIAL PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE MCKITTERICK PRIZEA... [more]

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

Andrew Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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In Moondust Andrew sets out to interview all the remaining astronauts who walked on the moon, and to find out how their lives... [more]

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