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George Higinbotham and Eureka: The Struggle for Democracy in Colonial Victoria

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George Higinbotham and Eureka: The Struggle for Democracy in Colonial Victoria...

Geraldine Moore

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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George Higinbotham was a highly influential politician in colonial Victoria. One of his contemporaries described him as a... [more]

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Advertisements for Myself

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Advertisements for Myself

Norman Mailer

Autobiography: literary; Poetry by individual poets; Literary essays

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Originally published in 1959, this is a collection of Mailer's stories, essays, polemic, meditations and interviews. It may... [more]

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Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures

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Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures

Joely Fisher

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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Actress, director, entertainer Joely Fisher invites readers backstage, into the intimate world of her career and family with... [more]

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Educated: The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

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Educated: The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

Tara Westover

Biography; Memoirs; Education

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'A memoir to stand alongside classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage ... a compelling and ultimately joyous... [more]

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights

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In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [more]

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In Black

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In...

Jesse Fink

Music; Memoirs

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Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, forensic, unflinching, and masterful biography AC/DC's Bon... [more]

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Ed Sheeran

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Ed Sheeran

Sean Smith

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

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Ed Sheeran is a true inspiration. His moving and uplifting songs forge a lasting connection with the millions of people around... [more]

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Hume: An Intellectual Biography

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Hume: An Intellectual Biography

James A. Harris (University of St Andrews, Scotland)

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Western philosophy: Enlightenment

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This book will be read by all those interested in the life and writing of David Hume. This includes students (undergraduate... [more]

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Seduction: Sex, Money and Power in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

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Seduction: Sex, Money and Power in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

Karina Longworth

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment

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An exploration of Hollywood's glamorous golden age via the cenematic life of Howard Hughes and the women who encountered... [more]

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Lana and Lilly Wachowski

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Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Cael M. Keegan

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Lana and Lilly Wachowski have redefined the technically and topically possible while joyfully defying audience expectations.... [more]

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

John Rhodehamel

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

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A much-needed concise biography of America's first president [more]

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table, Revised Edition

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A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table,...

Michael D. Gordin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Chemistry

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Dmitrii Mendeleev (1834-1907) is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements. Generally,... [more]

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Wayne And Ford

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Wayne And Ford

Nancy Schoenberger

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: general

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In 1939, John Ford cast John Wayne in Stagecoach and made him a star, and for the next twenty-plus years, the two men were... [more]

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Tanpinar's `Five Cities'

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Tanpinar's `Five Cities'

Ahmed Hamdi Tanpinar, Ruth Christie

Biography; Classic travel writing

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In `Five Cities' (`Bes Sehir'), Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar focuses on cities significant in Anatolian history and his own emotional... [more]

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Mbappe

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Mbappe

Luca Caioli, Cyril Collot

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

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Accessible, aspirational and packed with interviews - the only biography of the World-Cup star with all the exclusive details... [more]

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Eddie Jones: Rugby Maverick

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Eddie Jones: Rugby Maverick

Mike Colman

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby Union

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The first biography of the enigmatic coach who has completely transformed the fortunes of the England rugby team. [more]

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Becoming: Mi Historia

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Becoming: Mi Historia

Michelle Obama

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Languages & ESL

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An intimate memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood... [more]

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Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh

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Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh

Alan Strachan

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Social & cultural history

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Major new biography of the most iconic actress of the twentieth century [more]

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Eileen

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Eileen

Eileen Kramer

Dance; Biography

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Eileen Kramer is a person for whom age does not exist. Eileen is quite possibly the longest working dancer and choreographer... [more]

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President McKinley: Architect of the American Century

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President McKinley: Architect of the American Century

Robert W. Merry

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

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Acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley in a measured, insightful biography... [more]

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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics

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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American...

Lawrence O'Donnell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership

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From the host of MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell comes an important and enthralling new account of the 1968... [more]

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Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton

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Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton

Philip Norman

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

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Revelatory biography of Eric Clapton, three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and one of the greatest guitarists... [more]

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Living In Hope

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Living In Hope

Frank Byrne

Autobiography: general; History

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Winner of the Small Press Network's Most Underrated Book Award 2018 Winner of the 2018 Territory Read Awards: Best Non-Fiction... [more]

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

Michael Korda

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [more]

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

Kenneth Arkwright

Memoirs; History

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With these bald statements Ken Arkwright commences the story of his life. There have been countless stories written by and... [more]

$27.50

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