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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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Things That Helped: Essays

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Things That Helped: Essays

Jessica Friedmann

Biography; Literary essays

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Through the tide of hormones surging within my body, and the little runnels of blood, and the sour tang of my breasts, I lay... [more]

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Early Auden, Later Auden: A Critical Biography

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Early Auden, Later Auden: A Critical Biography

Edward Mendelson

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

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<div> Presented in one volume for the very first time, and updated with new archival discoveries, Early Auden, Later Auden... [more]

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Douglas Macarthur: American Warrior

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Douglas Macarthur: American Warrior

Arthur Herman

Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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The new, definitive life of General Douglas MacArthur from Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman. [more]

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Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir

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Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir

Brandon Novak, Joe Frantz

Biography; Biography: sport; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Rollerblading, skateboarding, etc

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Former skateboarder prodigy Novak relates his harrowing tale of drug abuse, addiction, and recovery, in this riveting memoir... [more]

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Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs, the British and the Remaking of the Middle East in WWI

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Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs, the British and the Remaking of the...

Neil Faulkner

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Warfare & defence

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A wealth of new research and thinking on Lawrence, the Arab Revolt, and World War One in the Middle East, providing essential... [more]

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My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir

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My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir

Chris Offutt

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Family & relationships

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In My Father, the Pornographer, Chris Offutt takes us on the journey of reading his father's prodigious literary output as... [more]

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Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America's Founding Father

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Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America's Founding Father...

George Goodwin

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

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A great man on an even greater stage: Benjamin Franklin arrives in London at the very moment it becomes the epicentre of the... [more]

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Tragic Shores: A Memoir of Dark Travel

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Tragic Shores: A Memoir of Dark Travel

Thomas Cook

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A memoir of a lifetime's travel to some of the darkest places on earth: a first work of non-fiction from this much-admired... [more]

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A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram

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A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram

Patience Ibrahim, Andrea C. Hoffmann

Biography; Autobiography: general

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A Gift from Darkness is the harrowing yet inspirational story of a young, pregnant Nigerian girl and the hell she endured... [more]

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Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

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Behind the Legend: The Many Worlds of Charles Todd

Denis Cryle

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history

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A Wife's Heart: The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

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A Wife's Heart: The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson

Kerrie Davis

Biography; Biography: literary; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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An innovative, imaginative work of biography, examining Bertha and Henry Lawson's marriage through a modern lens. [more]

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The Nazis: The Hidden History

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The Nazis: The Hidden History

Jonathan James Moore

True war & combat stories; History

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The Nazi's: The Hidden History draws on the latest research to answer many of the unanswered questions about the Nazi state... [more]

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Colette's France: The Lives and Loves of the Belle Epoque Writer

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Colette's France: The Lives and Loves of the Belle Epoque Writer

Jane Gilmour

Biography; Biography: literary

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French author Colette has a special place in French literary history, her life and writing novels Cheri, Gigli and the Claudine... [more]

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Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumours

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Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumours

Zoe Howe

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

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Lyrical visionary, enduring style icon and one indispensable fifth of post- Peter Green megaband Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks... [more]

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Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows

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Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows

Harvey Kubernik

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

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Lavishly illustrated, respected journalist Harvey Kubernik charts Leonard Cohen's extraordinary career in detail, placing... [more]

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Animal Heroes

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Animal Heroes

Anthony Hill

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Military history; Animals & society

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Here are twenty-one fascinating stories about the forgotten heroes of war: animals who have served beside Australian forces.... [more]

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Rosetta: A Scandalous True Story

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Rosetta: A Scandalous True Story

Alexandra Joel

Biography; Biography: general; Social interaction

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The scandalous Australian woman who enchanted British society Headstrong and beautiful, in 1905 Rosetta escaped her safe Melbourne... [more]

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Everything to Live for: The Inspirational Story of Turia Pitt

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Everything to Live for: The Inspirational Story of Turia Pitt

Turia Pitt, Libby Harkness

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Marathon & cross-country running

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Everything to Live For is the story of one young woman's survival against extraordinary odds, a testament to the human spirit.... [more]

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Body Lengths

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Body Lengths

Leisel Jones

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Olympic games; Swimming & diving

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'From the moment I am born, I am like no-one else around me. I am a fish out of water. Even in the pool.' [more]

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Three Minutes to Doomsday

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Three Minutes to Doomsday

Joe Navarro

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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1988. FBI agent Joe Navarro divides his time between SWAT assignments, flying air reconnaissance, and working counter-intelligence.... [more]

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Unmasked

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Unmasked

Turia Pitt

Biography; Autobiography: general; Management: leadership & motivation

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It&rsquo;s been five years since Turia Pitt made headlines for having barely survived her ordeal in the desert. And in that... [more]

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

John Zubrzycki

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Colonialism & imperialism

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It was a scandal that rocked the highest echelons of the British Raj. In 1891, a notorious jeweller and curio dealer from... [more]

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Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas de Quincey

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Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas de Quincey

Frances Wilson

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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'Life for De Quincey was either angels ascending on vaults of cloud or vagrants... [more]

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