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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young - ACDC's Last Man Standing

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young - ACDC's Last Man Standing

Jeff Apter

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

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Angus Young, the co-founder and the last surviving original member of AC/DC, has for more than 40 years been the face, sound... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Inventions & inventors; Marine engineering; Advocate - History

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

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Billy Slater Autobiography

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Billy Slater Autobiography

Billy Slater

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

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During a long and decorated career with the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia, Billy Slater has forged a reputation... [more]

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Cool Hand Luke Lewis

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Cool Hand Luke Lewis

Luke Lewis

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

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In 'Cool Hand Luke Lewis', Luke tells this story in his own words winning a premiership with the Panthers in 2003; playing... [more]

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Heart: A History

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Heart: A History

Sandeep Jauhar

Memoirs; Medicine; Doctor patient relationship; History of medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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A doctor's inspiring obsession with the heart, seamlessly combining history, gripping scenes from the operating theatre and... [more]

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Complete Book of Fruit in Australia

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Complete Book of Fruit in Australia

Bob Flowerdew

Biography: general; Gardening

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Bob Flowerdew is the authority on what's worth growing - whether it's for quantity, ease, taste, or storing - and how to get... [more]

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

Ken Krimstein

Biography; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Social & political philosophy; Fascism & Nazism

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'A genre-breaking insight... [more]

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Heavy: An American Memoir

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Heavy: An American Memoir

Kiese Laymon

Biography; Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Black & Asian studies

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In this powerful and provocative memoir, genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon explores what the weight of a lifetime... [more]

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The Quest for Queen Mary

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The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

Biography: royalty; History; European history; Advocate - History

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The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

Jeff Apter

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

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Apter has reveals the struggles and triumphs of one of Australia's most distinctive and dazzling talents. [more]

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The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

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The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

Liam Cochrane

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Advocate - Biography

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Twelve lost boys, their coach, and the heroes who rescued them.<br /><br... [more]

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil

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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End...

Hamish McKenzie

Biography: business & industry; Alternative & renewable energy industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first account of one of the 21st century's greatest business stories, Tesla and Elon Musk. [more]

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Advertisements for Myself

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Advertisements for Myself

Norman Mailer

Autobiography: literary; Poetry by individual poets; Literary essays

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Originally published in 1959, this is a collection of Mailer's stories, essays, polemic, meditations and interviews. It may... [more]

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Educated: The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

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Educated: The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

Tara Westover

Biography; Memoirs; Education

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'A memoir to stand alongside classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage ... a compelling and ultimately joyous... [more]

$19.99

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In Black

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In...

Jesse Fink

Music; Memoirs

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Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, forensic, unflinching, and masterful biography AC/DC's Bon... [more]

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Susan Orlean

True crime; Social & cultural history

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Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling... [more]

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Ed Sheeran

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Ed Sheeran

Sean Smith

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Ed Sheeran is a true inspiration. His moving and uplifting songs forge a lasting connection with the millions of people around... [more]

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

John Rhodehamel

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership

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A much-needed concise biography of America's first president [more]

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table Revised Edition

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table...

Michael D. Gordin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Chemistry

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Dmitrii Mendeleev (1834-1907) is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements. Generally,... [more]

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Wayne And Ford

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Wayne And Ford

Nancy Schoenberger

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: general

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In 1939, John Ford cast John Wayne in Stagecoach and made him a star, and for the next twenty-plus years, the two men were... [more]

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

Maya Jasanoff

Biography; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK BIOGRAPHY PRIZE `Enlightening, compassionate, superb' John le... [more]

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team...

James Massola

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Caving & potholing

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Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning... [more]

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Mbappe

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Mbappe

Luca Caioli, Cyril Collot

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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Accessible, aspirational and packed with interviews - the only biography of the World-Cup star with all the exclusive details... [more]

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Shakespeare's Missing Years

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Shakespeare's Missing Years

John Idris Jones

Biography: literary; Shakespeare studies & criticism

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This work adds new and significant information to the puzzle of where Shakespeare was for a significant period of his early... [more]

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Eileen

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Eileen

Eileen Kramer

Dance; Biography

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Eileen Kramer is a person for whom age does not exist. Eileen is quite possibly the longest working dancer and choreographer... [more]

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