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Duped: Compulsive Liars and How They Can Deceive You

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Duped: Compulsive Liars and How They Can Deceive You

Abby Ellin

Biography; Popular psychology

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In Duped, New York Times journalist Abby Ellin explores those lured in and betrayed by compulsive liars. [more]

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Australia's Sweetheart: The amazing story of forgotten Hollywood star Mary Maguire

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Australia's Sweetheart: The amazing story of forgotten Hollywood star Mary...

Michael Adams

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

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This is the fascinating story of Mary Maguire, a 1930s Australian ingenue who sailed for Hollywood and a fabulous life, only... [more]

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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

Stephanie Land

Biography; Memoirs; Poverty & unemployment

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A beautiful, gritty and poignant account of one mother's journey from cleaning houses to finding a home for herself and her... [more]

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Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots

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Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia...

Nancy Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary story of a queen who lost her throne, and of her four remarkable daughters. [more]

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White King: The Tragedy of Charles I

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White King: The Tragedy of Charles I

Leanda de Lisle

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

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Winner of the HWA Crown for Best Work of Historical Non-Fiction 2018Times Book of the YearLess than forty years after the... [more]

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Driven: Frances Edwin Birtles 1881-1941 Trans Australian Overlander Cinematograp

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

Susan Hill

Memoirs; Literary companions

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When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly... [more]

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [more]

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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

Kamala D. Harris

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

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By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and... [more]

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Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement

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Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement

Robert J. Norris

Biography; Penology & punishment; Criminal procedure: law of evidence

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The fascinating story behind the innocence movement's quest for justice.<br... [more]

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Brave, Not Perfect

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Brave, Not Perfect

Reshma Saujani

Biography; Autobiography: business & industry; Advice on careers & achieving success

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The new Lean In, from the multi-award-winning Founder and CEO of national non-profit Girls Who Code and New York Times bestselling... [more]

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Lofty: My Life in Short: A Memoir

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Lofty: My Life in Short: A Memoir

Lofty Fulton, Lofty Fulton

Individual actors & performers; Television; Radio; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A memoir of standing tall against the odds Australian voice-over artist Lofty Fulton knows what it's like to have the... [more]

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The Life of Leonardo da Vinci

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The Life of Leonardo da Vinci

Vasari Giorgio

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A long-awaited new translation of Giorgio Vasari's Life of Leonardo da Vinci, illustrated for the first time, that preserves... [more]

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Winx: Biography of a Champion

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Winx: Biography of a Champion

Trevor Marshallsea

Biography: general; Sports & outdoor recreation

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.<br /><br />'Strap yourselves in for a thrilling tale' - Inside Sport Some... [more]

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Montaigne: A Life

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Montaigne: A Life

Philippe Desan

Biography; Biography: literary

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One of the most important writers and thinkers of the Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne (1533-92) helped invent a literary... [more]

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

Agnes Grunwald-Spier

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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New paperback edition - A moving and detailed portrait of women in the most terrible circumstances, by a respected author... [more]

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The House of Getty

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The House of Getty

Russell Miller

Biography; Biography: business & industry

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The true story of the Getty family as featured in the TV series Trust and the movie All the Money in the World Boardroom... [more]

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog,...

Kate Winkler Dawson

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Natural disasters

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A fascinating, beautifully readable, compulsively readable book (Douglas Preston) that tells the real-life story of the... [more]

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Blood on the Page

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Blood on the Page

Thomas Harding

Biography; True crime

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In June 2006, police were called to number 9 Downshire Hill in Hampstead to investigate reports of unusual card activity.... [more]

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Marlene Dietrich - The Life

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Marlene Dietrich - The Life

Maria Riva

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Dance & Performing arts; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the landmark biography that tells the full-scale, riveting, and untold story of Marlene... [more]

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Imperfect

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Imperfect

Lee Kofman

Biography; Memoirs

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By the time she was eleven and living in Russia, Lee Kofman had undergone several major operations on both a defective heart... [more]

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Queen Mary: The Official Biography

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Queen Mary: The Official Biography

James Pope-Hennessy

Biography: royalty; History

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The official biography of Queen Mary, grandmother of the current Queen, originally commissioned in 1959 - and subject of the... [more]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general

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A witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir. [more]

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A Massacre in Mexico: True Story behind the Missing 43 Students

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A Massacre in Mexico: True Story behind the Missing 43 Students

Anabel Hernandez

Biography

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On September 26, 2014, 43 male students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.... [more]

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Little Me: My life from A-Z

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Little Me: My life from A-Z

Matt Lucas

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The hilarious, heart-warming and tear-jerking memoir from one of Britain's best-loved comedians and actors, Matt Lucas [more]

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