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Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814-1852

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Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814-1852

Rory Muir

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Warfare & defence

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From the leading Wellington historian, a fascinating reassessment of the Duke's most famous victory and his role in the turbulent... [more]

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Elizabeth I and Her Circle

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Elizabeth I and Her Circle

Susan Doran

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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The inside story of Elizabeth I's inner circle and the crucial human relationships which lay at the heart of her personal... [more]

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Paul Simon: The Life

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Paul Simon: The Life

Robert Hilburn

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

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

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The Erratics

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The Erratics

Vicki Laveau-Harvie

Biography; Memoirs

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The family secrets are only just beginning to unravel... When her elderly mother is hospitalised after an accident, Vicki... [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

Charles Fox

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime

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The glamorous life, gilded family, and tragic times of J. Paul Getty III, whose kidnapping made headlines in 1973. [more]

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The Terrible

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The Terrible

Yrsa Daley-Ward

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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From an explosive new literary talent, a searing, moving memoir of family,... [more]

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The Name of Death: The Extraordinary True Story of the Brazilian Hitman with 492 Deaths to His Name

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The Name of Death: The Extraordinary True Story of the Brazilian Hitman...

Klester Cavalcanti

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The powerful true-life story of one of the world's most prolific professional killers. Julio Santana grew up in a poor... [more]

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A Mother's Choice

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A Mother's Choice

Elle Halliwell

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Pregnancy, birth & baby care

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When fashion journalist Elle Halliwell fell pregnant with her first child, she was faced with an impossible choice: continue... [more]

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The Good Cop

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The Good Cop

Justine Ford

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The true story of Ron Iddles, Australia's greatest detective. [more]

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If At First You Don't Conceive

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If At First You Don't Conceive

Liz Ellis

Autobiography: general; Medicine; Reproductive medicine

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A fully researched and accessible guide for Australian couples facing infertility issues by an Australian sporting great.... [more]

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Women Like Us: Feeling Overwhelmed, Overworked, Overweight And Over It?

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Women Like Us: Feeling Overwhelmed, Overworked, Overweight And Over It?...

Ellen Briggs, Mandy Nolan

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Self-help & personal development

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Stand-up comedians Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs have joined forces for the first time to write a very funny collection of... [more]

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A Fortunate Life

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A Fortunate Life

A. B. Facey

Biography; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific

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Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia.<br /><br />Born in 1894,... [more]

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Legacy

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Legacy

Tim Cahill

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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The story of international football star Tim Cahill, one of the most admired Australian sportsmen of all time. It's an unlikely... [more]

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Hunting El Chapo: Taking Down the World's Most-Wanted Drug-Lord

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Hunting El Chapo: Taking Down the World's Most-Wanted Drug-Lord

Andrew Hogan, Douglas Century

Biography; True crime

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The incredible, untold story of the American agent who captured El Chapo, the world's most-wanted drug-lord. [more]

$32.99

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

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Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

David Hepworth

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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As heard on BBC 6 Music with Shaun Keveny, BBC Radio 5 Live and Talk Radio with Eamonn HolmesThe age of the rock star, like... [more]

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Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning

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Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning

Claire Dederer

Biography; Biography: general

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<b>From the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses</i>, a ferocious, sexy,... [more]

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This Little Art

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This Little Art

Kate Briggs

Memoirs; Translation & interpretation; Literary essays

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Part-essay, part-memoir, This Little Art is a manifesto and a song for the practice of literary translation. [more]

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Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up

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Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up

Xiaolu Guo

Biography; Memoirs; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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*Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award 2017* *Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2017**Shortlisted for... [more]

$19.99

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence

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*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

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The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography

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The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography

A. J. A. Symons

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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'What had happened to the lost manuscripts, what train of chances took Rolfe to his death in Venice? The Quest continued'... [more]

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery

Barbara K. Lipska

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

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The expert on mental illness - who had spent a career trying to work out how the brain operates and what happens when it fails... [more]

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Things I Don't Want to Know

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Things I Don't Want to Know

Deborah Levy

Biography; Literary essays

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Presents a response to George Orwell's 'Why I Write'. Taking Orwell's famous list of motives for writing as the jumping-off... [more]

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After Kathy Acker: A Biography

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After Kathy Acker: A Biography

Chris Kraus

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

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Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon ... scholar, stripper, victim and media-whore: The late Kathy Acker's legend and... [more]

$22.99

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