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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 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]

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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 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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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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Chasing Shadows: The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck

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Chasing Shadows: The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck

Tim Lane, Elliot Cartledge

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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Shortlisted: Cricket Society MCC Book of the Year & William Hill Sports Book of the Year. Winner: Cross Cricket Book of... [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]

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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 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]

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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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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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Fashion Climbing: A New York Life

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Fashion Climbing: A New York Life

Bill Cunningham

Individual photographers; History of fashion; Biography; Memoirs

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**The New York Times Bestseller** `I took to New York life like a star shooting through the heavens...' Bill Cunningham's... [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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Teida's Story: Life Through the Eyes of a Dog

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Teida's Story: Life Through the Eyes of a Dog

Danielle Corrie

Biography; Dogs as pets

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Teida's Story is the beautiful and unique tale of a Staffordshire as seen through her own doggy eyes. Teida shares her story... [more]

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Mary Lee: The life and times of a 'turbulent anarchist' and her battle for women's rights

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Mary Lee: The life and times of a 'turbulent anarchist' and her battle for...

Denise George

Biography; Australasian & Pacific history

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Suffragist and social justice advocate Mary Lee was determined to leave the world a better place than she found it. The feisty... [more]

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: religious & spiritual; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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A comprehensive, authoritatve story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American... [more]

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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Thomas E. Ricks

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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A dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, with a focus on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the... [more]

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

Walter Stahr

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

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New York Times bestselling author Walter Stahr tells the story of Edwin Stanton, who served as Secretary of War in Abraham... [more]

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The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

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The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

Charles Messenger

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War

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How the German field marshals failed to stand up to Hitler. [more]

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

Jimmy Barnes

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

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Long before Cold Chisel, long before 'Barnesy', there was the true story of James Dixon Swan A household name, an Australian... [more]

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

James Hansen

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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

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