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Night Fishing: Stingrays, Goya and the Singular Life

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Night Fishing: Stingrays, Goya and the Singular Life

Vicki Hastrich

Biography; Literary essays; Fishing, angling

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'Deft, ambitious, tender and humane, Night Fishing is the most breathtakingly original memoir you will ever read. In this... [more]

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Down and out in Paradise: East - West - Sex - Death

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Down and out in Paradise: East - West - Sex - Death

Luke Williams

Biography; Travel writing

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Luke Williams flies to Kuala Lumpur coming down off crystal meth without plans or much cash. He is in Asia for three years.... [more]

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

Patricia Wiltshire

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True crime; Forensic science; The natural world, country life & pets

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In Traces, Professor Patricia Wiltshire will take you on a journey through the fascinating edgeland where nature and crime... [more]

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

Antony Loewenstein

Biography; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Organised crime; Central government policies; International criminal law

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Like the never-ending war on terror, the drugs war is a multi-billion-dollar industry that won't go down without a fight.... [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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Prognosis: A Memoir of My Brain

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Prognosis: A Memoir of My Brain

Sarah Vallance

Biography; Memoirs

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The searing, wry memoir... [more]

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Sigmund Freud

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Sigmund Freud

Ralph Steadman

Biography; Biography: general; Psychotherapy

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Not a typical biography, Ralph Steadman examines Freud using Freud's 1905 essay on Jokes and illustrates his points with 75... [more]

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Bewildered

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Bewildered

Laura Waters

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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What would move you to ditch your life and take off into the wild for five months? For Laura Waters, it took the implosion... [more]

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The Devil's Grip: A true story of shame, sheep and shotguns

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The Devil's Grip: A true story of shame, sheep and shotguns

Neal Drinnan

Biography; True stories

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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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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took on corruption and the Church

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took...

Peter Fox

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Political corruption

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'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' [more]

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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

Benjamin Balint

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

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The gripping story of the legal battle over the work of the most enigmatic writer of the twentieth century: a priceless lost... [more]

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The Girls

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The Girls

Chloe Higgins

Biography; Memoirs

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A memoir of enormous power: of family, loss, and sexuality which recalls Kate Holden, Fiona Wright or Sarah Krasnostein. [more]

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Dogs in Space: A Film Archive

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Dogs in Space: A Film Archive

Richard Lowenstein

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Diaries, letters & journals

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There, after a night partying in Nice with INXS lead singer and rising rock star Michael Hutchence, an idea that had been... [more]

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Mrs Escobar: My life with Pablo

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Mrs Escobar: My life with Pablo

Victoria Eugenia Henao

Biography; Memoirs; True crime

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**A Sunday Times Book of the Year** The closest you'll ever get to the most infamous drug kingpin in modern history, told... [more]

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples

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Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

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Church of the Open Sky

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Church of the Open Sky

Nat Young

Biography: general; Sports & outdoor recreation

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What makes for a surfing life? With a blaze of groundbreaking performances and a swag of titles claimed from all over the... [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

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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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Surf by Day, Jam by Night

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Surf by Day, Jam by Night

Ash Grunwald

Biography; Biography: general

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Surf by Day, Jam by Night takes you inside the hearts and minds of some of the most iconic surfing musicians and musical surfers... [more]

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Hard Truth

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Hard Truth

Todd Carney

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

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Few NRL players in the last decade have had the talent of Todd Carney. From his debut season with the Canberra Raiders where... [more]

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and...

David Reynolds, Vladimir Pechatnov

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Second World War; Diplomacy

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A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the Big Three [more]

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Prison Letters

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Prison Letters

Nelson Mandela

Biography; African history

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An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century. [more]

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Hate Mail

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Hate Mail

Mark Morri

Biography; True crime; Organised crime

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Sydney, 1998. Personal trainer Brett Boyd arrives home to find a package waiting in the driveway. It's addressed to his girlfriend,... [more]

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Is There Still Sex in the City?

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Is There Still Sex in the City?

Candace Bushnell

Biography; Memoirs; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A fabulous new memoir about middle-aged single life in New York - a real-life Sex and the City for the middle-aged. [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

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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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