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Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home

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Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home

Helen Brown

Biography; Memoirs; Cats as pets

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Having survived a brush with cancer, Helen Brown, happily married and with three grown children, took stock of her comfortable... [more]

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James I: Scotland's King of England

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James I: Scotland's King of England

John Matusiak

Biography: royalty; History

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Paperback edition of a compelling popular biography of England's first Stuart ruler [more]

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Bella Figura: How to Live, Love and Eat the Italian Way

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Bella Figura: How to Live, Love and Eat the Italian Way

Kamin Mohammadi

Memoirs; Diets & dieting; Cookery, food & drink; Humour; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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In 2008, Kamin Mohammadi found herself worn down - by the increasingly unrealistic expectations of her high-flying job in... [more]

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

Jill Roe

Biography; Biography: literary; Advocate - Australian Fiction

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A classic, accessible award-winning biography of Australia's most iconic author, leading feminist and humanitarian. [more]

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The Hate Race

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The Hate Race

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs

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'Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller...<br /><br... [more]

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Life Force

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Life Force

Barry du Bois

Biography; Memoirs

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Faced with the recurrence of his incurable cancer, the building and design expert from Channel 10's The Living Room, Barry... [more]

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Bullet

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Bullet

Roland Long

Biography

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Set in the Kimberley in the 1980s and 90s, the central character being a Dog of indeterminate breed that we found up in the... [more]

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All That Remains: A Life in Death

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All That Remains: A Life in Death

Sue Black

Biography; Memoirs; Sociology: death & dying; Forensic science

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Sue Black confronts death every day. In All that Remains she reveals the many faces of death she has come to know, using key... [more]

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Traumata

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Traumata

Meera Atkinson

Biography; Trauma & shock

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In this extraordinary book, Meera Atkinson explores the ways trauma reverberates over a lifetime, unearthing the traumatic... [more]

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the...

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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When he discovered that the thief evaded prison, and that half the birds were never recovered, Johnson embarked upon a years-long... [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

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

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A riveting tale of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save usClemantine Wamariya was six years old... [more]

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey to Safety

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey...

Mohammed Al Samawi

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Interfaith relations

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A young man's moving story of love, war, and hope in which he recounts his harrowing escape from fanaticism and a brutal civil... [more]

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The Beginning of Everything: The Year I Lost My Mind and Found Myself

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The Beginning of Everything: The Year I Lost My Mind and Found Myself

Andrea Buchanan

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

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A real-life neurological mystery - and captivating story of reinvention - by the author of The Daring Book for Girls.<br /><br... [more]

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Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured Father Who Shaped Her Life

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Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured...

Eric Burns

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Gender studies: women; Political leaders & leadership

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A fresh and sensitive examination of Eleanor Roosevelt-one of the most remarkable Americans in history-and the tortured father... [more]

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Small Wrongs: How we really say sorry in love, life and law

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Small Wrongs: How we really say sorry in love, life and law

Kate Rossmanith

Memoirs; Penology & punishment; Health & Self-Help

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H is for Hawk meets Helen Garner: this fascinating memoir brings extraordinary insight to the huge topics of justice, love... [more]

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C. S. Lewis

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C. S. Lewis

Stewart Goetz

Biography; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Christian theology

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The definitive exploration of C.S. Lewis s philosophical thought, and its connection with his theological and literary work... [more]

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The Stoccos: Like Father, Like Son

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The Stoccos: Like Father, Like Son

Nino Bucci

Biography; True crime

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After a run-in with police in 2007, father and son Gino and Mark Stocco went completely off the grid, travelling all around... [more]

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The Dead Still Cry Out: The Story of a Combat Cameraman

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The Dead Still Cry Out: The Story of a Combat Cameraman

Helen Lewis

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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Helen Lewis was just a child when she found an old suitcase hidden in a cupboard at home. Inside it were the most horrifying... [more]

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Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder

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Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder

Donald Grant

Biography; Criminal investigation & detection

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Forensic psychiatrist Donald Grant asks, what is it about murder that fascinates us? Is it the chill whisper of fear reminding... [more]

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Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built

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Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built

Duncan Clark

Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics; E-commerce: business aspects

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In just a decade and half Jack Ma, a man who rose from humble beginnings and started his career as an English teacher, founded... [more]

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Get Up Mum

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Get Up Mum

Justin Heazlewood

Biography; Biography: general

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It's 1992 in Burnie, Tasmania. Twelve-year-old Justin Heazlewood just wants to be a normal boy with a normal family. He's... [more]

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Painting the Sand

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Painting the Sand

Kim Hughes

Biography; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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

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The King Who Had To Go: Edward VIII, Mrs. Simpson and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis

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The King Who Had To Go: Edward VIII, Mrs. Simpson and the Hidden Politics...

Adrian Phillips

Biography: royalty; History

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A unique history of the political machinations that bedevilled Stanley Baldwin's government during the abdication crisis of... [more]

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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

John Calvert

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Islamic studies; Religious & theocratic ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) is considered one of the most influential ideologues of radical Islamism. This biography rescues Qutb... [more]

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The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

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The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

Tariq Ali

Biography: historical, political & military; Russian Revolution; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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The secret life of the man who reshaped Russia [more]

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