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Storytime

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Storytime

Jane Sullivan

Biography: general

Paperback

What was it exactly? Wonder, rapture, delight, surprised recognition, laughter - but also darker feelings that made my heart... [more]

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

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The Crow Eaters: A journey through South Australia

Ben Stubbs

Memoirs; History; Travel writing

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Outsiders think of South Australia as being different, without really knowing much about it. Combining his own travel across... [more]

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

Ben Folds

Music; Memoirs

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From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable... [more]

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The Joy of High Places

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The Joy of High Places

Patti Miller

Biography; Memoirs; Active outdoor pursuits

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They didn't know it, but Patti Miller and her brother, Barney, shared something in common - a passion for the illuminating... [more]

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The Kowloon Kid: A Hong Kong Childhood

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The Kowloon Kid: A Hong Kong Childhood

Phil Brown

Biography; Memoirs

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From the author of Travels with My Angst and Any Guru Will Do, a vivid, nostalgic, and funny memoir of growing up in Hong... [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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On Drugs

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On Drugs

Chris Fleming

Biography; Memoirs

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'As far back as I can remember, I've had a strong sense of being permeable, porous, of my body being open to the unpredictable... [more]

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Jean Blackburn: Education, Feminism and Social Justice

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Jean Blackburn: Education, Feminism and Social Justice

Craig Campbell, Debra Hayes

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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From the maelstrom of the Depression and World War II, from Communist Party membership in the 1930s-1950s, and early attachment... [more]

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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Joanna Moorhead

Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant... [more]

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The Power of Now Journal

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The Power of Now Journal

Eckhart Tolle

Diaries, letters & journals; Psychology; Self-help & personal development; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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With beautiful illustrations and Eckhart Tolle's inspiring text THE POWER OF NOW JOURNAL is a brilliant resource for finding... [more]

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Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

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Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

Haben Girma

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general; Coping with disability

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The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from... [more]

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To Feel the Music: A Songwriter's Mission to Save High-Quality Audio

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To Feel the Music: A Songwriter's Mission to Save High-Quality Audio

Neil Young, Phil Baker

Music; Music recording & reproduction; Memoirs

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Neil Young coauthors this memoir about his single most passionate pursuit: Bringing high-quailty audio back to music lovers,... [more]

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Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian

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Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian

James Grant

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; Economics; Banking

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The definitive biography of a banker, essayist and editor of the Economist, by an acclaimed financial historian. [more]

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

Lizzie Oliver (Independent Scholar, UK)

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Second World War

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An exploration of the prisoner of war experience on the Sumatra railway, and its legacy, through the life-writing of those... [more]

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The Letters of Paul Cezanne

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The Letters of Paul Cezanne

Alex Danchev

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs; Diaries, letters & journals

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A translation of the correspondence of Paul Cezanne, known as the father of modern art. This book paints a picture of Cezanne... [more]

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Just Kids illustrated

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Just Kids illustrated

Patti Smith

Music; Autobiography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Patti's Smith's exquisite prose is generously illustrated in this full-color edition of her classic coming-of-age memoir,... [more]

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The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness

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The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness

Anne Boyer

Biography; Memoirs; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Coping with illness

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A week after her forty-first birthday, Anne Boyer was diagnosed with highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer. For... [more]

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Ian Fairweather: A Life in Letters

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Ian Fairweather: A Life in Letters

Claire Roberts, John Thompson

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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A self-portrait by one of Australia's greatest artists, a man mistakenly portrayed as a hermit [more]

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My Name Is Why

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My Name Is Why

Lemn Sissay

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Social discrimination

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A memoir with a message - about growing up in care and finding hope, determination and creativity - from British poet and... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Children's & Educational

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The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

Niko Vorobyov

Biography; True crime; Society & culture: general; Drugs trade & trafficking; Organised crime

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A definitive and global exploration into the war on drugs and the effect it's having on humanity. [more]

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Border's Battlers

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Border's Battlers

Michael Sexton

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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It's the 1986 tour of India, and Australian cricket is reeling from the loss of key players to retirement and rebel tours.... [more]

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The Millionaire Castaway: The Incredible Story of How I Lost My Fortune But Found New Riches Living on a Deserted Island

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The Millionaire Castaway: The Incredible Story of How I Lost My Fortune...

Dave Glasheen, Neil Bramwell

Biography; Memoirs

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Losing his fortune in the stock market crash of 1987 was the final straw for Dave Glasheen. After a series of catastrophes,... [more]

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Human Kindness: True stories that reveal the depths of the human experience

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Human Kindness: True stories that reveal the depths of the human experience...

Renee Hollis

True stories; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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Kindness comes in many forms and affects all of us. And while a kind gesture can often simply make someone feel better about... [more]

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