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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination of a Nation

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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination...

Nick Brodie

True stories; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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The disappearance of two young skiers on Mount Kosciuszko in 1928 is the jumping-off point for a history of Australia between... [more]

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

Nicholas Reeves

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Nicholas Reeves's revolutionary interpretation of a revolutionary king, now available in B-format paperback. [more]

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect Tree Change

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect...

Todd Alexander

Biography; Memoirs

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<p>Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing... [more]

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The Thinking Woman

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The Thinking Woman

Julienne Van Loon

Memoirs; Philosophy; Advocate - Philosophy

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A memoir combined with rigorous thinking and analysis, a book that prompts insightful questions about how we live. One of... [more]

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

James Halford

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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An Australian writer and a Mexican scientist fall in love reading great Latin American books aloud. But it takes a decade... [more]

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Nine Lives

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Nine Lives

Alan C Deere

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare

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This is the autobiography of Alan Deere, New Zealand's most famous RAF pilot who saw action from the Munich Crisis to the... [more]

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Murder on Easey Street: Melbourne's Most Notorious Cold Case

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Murder on Easey Street: Melbourne's Most Notorious Cold Case

Helen Thomas

Biography; Memoirs; True crime

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On a warm night in January, Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett were savagely murdered in their house on Easey Street, Collingwood... [more]

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician...

Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne. [more]

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When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist's Search for the Truth

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When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist's Search for the Truth

Angela Gallop

Biography; True crime; Forensic science; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Fragile Lives meets Kathy Reichs in this fascinating and compelling memoir by the UK's leading forensic scientist, Professor... [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

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The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [more]

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The Hunt for Mh370

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The Hunt for Mh370

Ean Higgins

True stories; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

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The extraordinary inside story of the mystery, cover-up and truth behind the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight... [more]

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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire

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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire...

Catherine Moolenschot

Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Business & management

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Meet the man and uncover... [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 Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary...

Marc Mulholland

True crime; History; Political activism

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Following in Barthelemy's footsteps, Mulholland leads us from the barricades of the French capital and the icy rooftops of... [more]

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The Cost of Living

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The Cost of Living

Deborah Levy

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary essays

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What does it mean to be free - as an artist, a woman, a mother or daughter? And what is the price of that freedom?<br /><br... [more]

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Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

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Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

A K Benjamin

Memoirs; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Coping with illness

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Let Me Not Be Mad is an immersive, virtuosic and provocative investigation of madness, love and self-destruction that defies... [more]

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

Joel Richard Paul

Biography: historical, political & military

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No member of America's Founding Generation had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court than John Marshall,... [more]

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Death on the Derwent

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Death on the Derwent

Robin Bowles

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection

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Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. [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 Innocence of Memories

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The Innocence of Memories

Orhan Pamuk

Film theory & criticism; Memoirs

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The Innocence of Memories is an important addition to the oeuvre of Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk. Comprised of the... [more]

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's...

Catie Gilchrist

True crime; History

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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining... [more]

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Granta 146: The Politics of Feeling

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Granta 146: The Politics of Feeling

Sigrid Rausing

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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When people predicate their politics only on what they feel and can no longer be swayed by expertise, reason or facts, what... [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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Some of Australia's greatest sporting legends are horses - Phar Lap, Kingston Town, Black Caviar. Now a new legend... [more]

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of the Autism Spectrum

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of...

Harry Thompson

Memoirs; Disability: social aspects; Psychology; Coping with disability

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By providing an eloquently written insight into the world of PDA, Thompson's memoir gives invaluable information to those... [more]

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