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Biography

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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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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

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Don Dunstan: The Visionary Politician Who Changed Australia

Angela Woollacott

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Don Dunstan was one of the most significant political figures of twentieth-century Australia. As Premier of South Australia,... [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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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Lindsey Hilsum

Biography; Biography: general; True war & combat stories; Press & journalism

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The gripping life story of the great war correspondent Marie Colvin told by one of her closest friendsWinner of the James... [more]

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in...

Robert Carmichael

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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In 1977, young diplomat Ouk Ket was recalled to Cambodia 'to get educated to better fulfil [his] responsibilities'. Left behind... [more]

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Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics

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Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics

Peter Drew

Art & design styles: Conceptual art; Biography; Memoirs; Society & culture: general

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'When you're sneaking around the city at night you feel like a kid again. The seriousness of the world is unmasked as a series... [more]

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Myself When Young

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Myself When Young

Henry Handel Richardson

Biography; Autobiography: general

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The unfinished autobiography of one of the great Australian novelists-Henry Handel Richardson, the pen name of Ethel F. Lindesay... [more]

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The Pretty Girl Killer

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The Pretty Girl Killer

Andrew Byrne

True crime; Fiction & Literature

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This is the story of Christopher Wilder- the surf-loving son of a decorated naval war hero born in the suburbs of Sydney,... [more]

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Shame On Me

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Shame On Me

Tessa McWatt

Biography; Memoirs; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; The self, ego, identity, personality; Family history, tracing ancestors

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'What are you?' Tessa McWatt knows first-hand that the answer to this question, often asked of people of colour by white... [more]

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An Awesome Ride

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An Awesome Ride

Cameron Miller, Andrew Clarke

Biography; Memoirs

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'Hi guys. I have some bad news I want to tell you all.' So said seventeen-year-old Shaun Miller on YouTube in May 2012, shortly... [more]

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

Memoirs; History; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; International humanitarian law

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For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people [more]

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