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Under the Same Sky

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Under the Same Sky

Mojgan Shamsalipoor, Milad Jafari

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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The powerful and incredibly moving story of Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari - two young Iranian asylum seekers who are... [more]

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Ed Sheeran: Divide and Conquer

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Ed Sheeran: Divide and Conquer

David Nolan

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

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From pub open mic gigs to headlining at Madison Square Garden and performing with the likes of Sir Elton John and Taylor Swift,... [more]

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For a Girl: A True Story of Secrets, Motherhood and Hope

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For a Girl: A True Story of Secrets, Motherhood and Hope

Mary-Rose MacColl

Biography; Autobiography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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I am by nature a private person. Secrets are different from privacy. They are things you are forced to keep to yourself, by... [more]

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Just Another Hurdle: An Autobiography

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Just Another Hurdle: An Autobiography

Jana Pittman

Biography; Autobiography: general

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The revealing autobiography of one of Australia's most successful athletes.<br... [more]

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Past Mortems: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors

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Past Mortems: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors

Carla Valentine

Biography; Autobiography: general; Sociology: death & dying; Mortuary practice

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Let Carla Valentine, mortician and curator - the mistress of death and high queen of the specimen jar - tell the truth about,... [more]

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The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Other Writings

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The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Other Writings

Alexander Hamilton

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

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A brash immigrant who rose to become George Washington's right-hand man. A fierce partisan whose nationalist vision made him... [more]

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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Joanna Moorhead

Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant... [more]

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Escape from the Sun: Surviving the Tyrannies of Lenin, Hitler and Stalin

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Escape from the Sun: Surviving the Tyrannies of Lenin, Hitler and Stalin...

Eugene Schlusser

Biography; Biography: general

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The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End

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The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End

Katie Roiphe

Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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From one of our most perceptive and provocative voices comes an arresting and wholly original account of the last days of... [more]

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Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet

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Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet

Philip Freeman

Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets; History

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An exploration of the fascinating poetry, life and world of Sappho, including a complete translation of all her poems. [more]

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Up and Down the Real Australia

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Up and Down the Real Australia

Arthur W. Upfield

Biography; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 autobiographical... [more]

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Miller and Max: George Miller and the Making of a Film Legend

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Miller and Max: George Miller and the Making of a Film Legend

Luke Buckmaster

Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Miller and Max is the story of two heroes. One, a leather jacket-clad road warrior whose adventures in a dystopian future... [more]

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Woman of Substances: A Journey into Addiction and Treatment

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Woman of Substances: A Journey into Addiction and Treatment

Jenny Valentish

Biography; Memoirs

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Journalist Jenny Valentish investigates the female experience of drugs and alcohol, using her own story to light the way.... [more]

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The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro De' Medici

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The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World...

Catherine Fletcher

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Political leaders & leadership

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1531 - after years of brutal war and political intrigue, the bastard son of a Medici Duke and a Half-negro maidservant rides... [more]

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The Serial Killer Files

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The Serial Killer Files

Paul Simpson

Biography; True crime

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Drawing on primary sources wherever possible, a myth-busting and thought-provoking examination of 33 intriguing serial killers... [more]

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Spymaster: The Life of Britain's Most Decorated Cold War Spy and Head of MI6, Sir Maurice Oldfield

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Spymaster: The Life of Britain's Most Decorated Cold War Spy and Head of...

Martin Pearce

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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A study of Sir Maurice Oldfield's life that portrays one of the UK's most important and complex spies of the Cold War era.... [more]

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The Girl from Aleppo: Nujeen's Escape from War to Freedom

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The Girl from Aleppo: Nujeen's Escape from War to Freedom

Nujeen Mustafa

Biography; Memoirs

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Previously published as 'Nujeen' 'She is our hero. Everyone must read her story. She will inspire you' Malala... [more]

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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The highly anticipated first book from award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress, Amy Schumer. [more]

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The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing

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The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing...

Dan Hampton

Biography: general; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aircraft: general interest

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America&rsquo;s finest aviation story in the hands of our finest aviation historian, The Flight is Dan Hampton&rsquo;s biggest,... [more]

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

Jack Ewing

True stories; Business & Economics; Manufacturing industries; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Motor cars: general interest

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When news of Volkswagen's clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight,... [more]

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The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story: Life, Countdown and Everything in Between

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The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story: Life, Countdown and Everything in Between...

Molly Meldrum

Biography; Memoirs

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More than thirty-five years in the making, this is the story of Ian 'Molly' Meldrum and the television show that stopped the... [more]

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Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest

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Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest

Anne Gracie, Sue Williams

Biography; Biography: general

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This is the life story of Father Bob Maguire - a rare behind-the-scenes look at the much-loved 'people's priest'. The enigmatic... [more]

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A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of the Columbine Tragedy

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A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of the Columbine Tragedy

Sue Klebold

Biography; Autobiography: general

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On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course... [more]

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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System Behind Making a Murderer

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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System Behind Making a Murderer...

Michael Cicchini

Biography; True stories

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A criminal defense attorney goes beyond the popular Netflix documentary to detail the legal nightmare that led to the conviction... [more]

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

Hisham Matar

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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A memoir of a son's search for his father and the return to a homeland he never thought he'd see again. This is a personal... [more]

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