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Complete Book of Fruit in Australia

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Complete Book of Fruit in Australia

Bob Flowerdew

Biography: general; Gardening

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Bob Flowerdew is the authority on what's worth growing - whether it's for quantity, ease, taste, or storing - and how to get... [more]

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Welcome to Story Club: Candid True Tales by Australia's Funniest Oversharers

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Welcome to Story Club: Candid True Tales by Australia's Funniest Oversharers...

Ben Jenkins, Zoe Norton Lodge

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A hilarious, no-holds-barred collection of true stories from Story Club, the legendary live show that spawned the hit podcast... [more]

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Ali: A Life: Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2017

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Ali: A Life: Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2017...

Jonathan Eig

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Boxing

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

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

Catherine Hewitt

Painting & paintings; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman. [more]

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The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime

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The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime

David Grann

Biography; True crime

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Now a major film starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek and Casey Affleck, The Old Man and the Gun is joined by two other riveting... [more]

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

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The Book of Daniel: From Silverchair to Dreams

Jeff Apter

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

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Apter has reveals the struggles and triumphs of one of Australia's most distinctive and dazzling talents. [more]

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Three Tearless Histories

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Three Tearless Histories

Erich Hackl

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Stirring, poignant stories humanize great historical tragedies with interviews and accounts of individuals affected by European... [more]

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1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

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1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

Arthur Herman

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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This is the story of two men, and the two decisions, that transformed world history in a single tumultuous year, 1917: Wilson's... [more]

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

Roberto M. Dainotto

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history; Organised crime

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Exploring the rich array of films, books, television, music and even video games portraying and inspired by the mafia, this... [more]

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Mary, Queen of Scots

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Mary, Queen of Scots

Jenny Wormald

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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A reissue of one of the classics of Scottish history. [more]

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

Ken Krimstein

Biography; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Social & political philosophy; Fascism & Nazism

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'A genre-breaking insight... [more]

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Leeward: A Memoir

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Leeward: A Memoir

Geoffrey Lehmann

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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Offers a lyrical and honest memoir of a poet's life in Sydney. From Lavender Bay to Lindfield, Geoff Lehmann tells the story... [more]

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The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

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The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

Liam Cochrane

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Caving & potholing

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Twelve lost boys, their coach, and the heroes who rescued them.<br /><br... [more]

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The Innocent Man

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The Innocent Man

John Grisham

Biography; True crime

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Finally, desperate for someone to blame, police came to suspect Ron Williamson... [more]

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The Favourite: The Life of Sarah Churchill and the History Behind the Major Motion Picture

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The Favourite: The Life of Sarah Churchill and the History Behind the Major...

Ophelia Field

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

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The scandalous true story of the duchess who became her beloved queen's blackmailer, published in a new and updated edition... [more]

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Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History

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Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History

Sir Richard J. Evans

Biography; Biography: general

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The first biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected and accomplished historians. [more]

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Keats

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Keats

Sir Andrew Motion

Biography; Biography: general; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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First published in 1997, Keats was the first major biography of this tragic hero of Romanticism for some thirty years, and... [more]

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Stalin's Scribe - Literature, Ambition, and Survival: The Life of Mikhail Sholokhov

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Stalin's Scribe - Literature, Ambition, and Survival: The Life of Mikhail...

Brian Boeck

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; European history; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Biography

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A masterful and definitive biography of one of the most misunderstood and controversial writers in Russian literature. [more]

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Mr Five Per Cent: The many lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the world's richest man

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Mr Five Per Cent: The many lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the world's richest...

Jonathan Conlin

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Biography; Biography: business & industry; Biography: arts & entertainment; Petroleum & oil industries

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At his death in 1955, Calouste Gulbenkian was the richest man in the world, known as 'Mr Five Percent' for owning 5% of Middle... [more]

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Last Days in Old Europe: Trieste '79, Vienna '85, Prague '89

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Last Days in Old Europe: Trieste '79, Vienna '85, Prague '89

Richard Bassett

Memoirs; History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Advocate - History

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Part memoir, part reflection, this book brings to life central Europe during the last ten years of the Cold War. It begins... [more]

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Refugee Stories: In Their Own Words

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Refugee Stories: In Their Own Words

Laurie Nowell

Biography; Refugees & political asylum

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30 COMPELLING INTERVIEWS WITH REFUGEES WHO HAVE ESCAPED WAR OR CONFLICT FROM MORE THAN A DOZEN COUNTRIES INSPIRATIONAL... [more]

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Mentors: How to Help and be Helped

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Mentors: How to Help and be Helped

Russell Brand

Television; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Psychology; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Self-help & personal development

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Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself?<br... [more]

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The Destiny Thief

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The Destiny Thief

Richard Russo

Memoirs; Literary essays; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A master of the novel, short story and memoir, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very... [more]

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A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger

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A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger

Joshua Sperling

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Biography; Biography: general

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The first intellectual biography of the life and work of John Berger [more]

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Midnight Chicken: & Other Recipes Worth Living For

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Midnight Chicken: & Other Recipes Worth Living For

Ella Risbridger

Memoirs; Complementary therapies, healing & health; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes; Quick & easy cooking; Cooking for parties

Hardback

'A moving testimonial to the redemptive power of cooking. Generous, honest... [more]

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