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Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

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Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

Victoria Glendinning

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Social & cultural history

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The classic, Whitbread Prize-winning biography of Vita Sackville-West [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Roger Daniels (University of Cincinnati)

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, consensus choice as one of three great presidents, led the American people through the two major crises... [more]

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary Dearborn

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

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The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used... [more]

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Correspondence: Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein

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Correspondence: Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein, Pablo Picasso

History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary

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Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein. Few can be said to have had as broad an impact on European art in the twentieth century... [more]

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Film Tie-In)

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Film Tie-In)

John Callahan

Comic book & cartoon art; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Humour

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The outrageous and inspirational memoir of legendary cartoonist John Callahan, now a major motion picture directed by Gus... [more]

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Small Fry

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Small Fry

Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Biography; Memoirs

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A frank, smart and endearing literary memoir of growing up as the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs in the rapidly changing... [more]

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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Published in 2017 by arrangement with Simon & Schuster, Inc. --Title page verso. [more]

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My Polar Dream

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My Polar Dream

Jade Hameister

Biography: general; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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The inspiring story of a teenage girl who dreamed of completing the Polar Hat Trick - and did! [more]

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Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

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Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age...

Ken Kocienda

Product design; Autobiography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Information technology industries; User interface design & usability

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The inside story of Apple's design process during the golden years of Steve Jobs. [more]

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood with Fred and Rose West

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood...

Mae West

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Child abuse; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The true story of an abused childhood, of shocking brutality and life as the daughter of notorious serial killer, and master... [more]

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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War

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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the...

George Morton-Jack

True war & combat stories; History

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A brilliantly original take on the First World War, tracing the Indian army's journey from a small professional service to... [more]

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized...

Sarah Weinman

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The gripping, previously untold true story of the child abduction that inspired Vladimir Nabokov's LOLITA [more]

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Under the Wire

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Under the Wire

Paul Conroy

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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The definitive account of the tragic death of Marie Colvin and a war photographer's harrowing and daring escape from one of... [more]

$22.99

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The Warburgs

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The Warburgs

Ron Chernow

Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The definitive biography of the twentieth century's great German-Jewish banking family. [more]

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Frederick Whirlpool VC: Australia's Hidden Victoria Cross

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Frederick Whirlpool VC: Australia's Hidden Victoria Cross

Alan Leek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

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A riveting historical mystery that sweeps four continents and fills a void... [more]

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Catch a Falling Star: A  Story About Growing Up With Jeanie Little

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Catch a Falling Star: A Story About Growing Up With Jeanie Little

Katie Little

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Catch a Falling Star will take you on a journey that is both delightfully funny, heartbreakingly honest, and a rare glimpse... [more]

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Wintering

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Wintering

Krissy Kneen

Biography; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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When Jessica?s partner disappears into the dark Tasmanian forest, there is of course the mystery of what happened to him -... [more]

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Active Labour: Memoirs of a Working-Class Doctor

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Active Labour: Memoirs of a Working-Class Doctor

Percy Rogers

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs

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Percy Rogers was no ordinary doctor. Raised in small Western Australian towns, at fifteen he saved enough to buy a train ticket... [more]

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A Letter from Paris: A true story of hidden art, lost romance, and family reclaimed

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A Letter from Paris: A true story of hidden art, lost romance, and family...

Louisa Deasey

Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Travel writing

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When Louisa Deasey receives a message from a French woman called Coralie, who has found a cache of letters in an attic, written... [more]

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Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John

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Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John

Helen Trinca

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Helen Trinca has captured the troubled life of Madeleine St John in this moving account of a remarkable writer. After the... [more]

$24.99

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A Very Human Ending: How suicide haunts our species

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A Very Human Ending: How suicide haunts our species

Jesse Bering

Memoirs; Sociology: death & dying; Psychology; Experimental psychology

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Suicide remains one of the biggest killers in the Western world, yet we struggle to talk about the factors that lead someone... [more]

$35.00

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Living and Loving in Diversity: An anthology of Australian multicultural queer adventures

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Living and Loving in Diversity: An anthology of Australian multicultural...

Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Gay & Lesbian studies

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The deeply personal stories herein reflect a rainbow of experiences and emotions as diverse as the storytellers themselves.... [more]

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A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis, a literary life

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A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis, a literary life

Jacqueline Kent

Biography; Biography: literary

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Originally published to great acclaim in 2001, A Certain Style introduced Beatrice Davis to thousands of readers and told... [more]

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Rescue Paramedics: True Life Stories of Front Line Paramedics

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Rescue Paramedics: True Life Stories of Front Line Paramedics

Brett Stevens

Biography; True stories

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As a photojournalist and author, Brett Stevens has for decades recounted the stories of those working on the front lines of... [more]

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