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Fosse: The Biography

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Fosse: The Biography

Sam Wasson

Dance & Performing arts; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In this richly detailed and beautifully written biography, Sam Wasson draws on a wealth of unpublished material and over 300... [more]

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Grave Tales: True Crime

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Grave Tales: True Crime

Helen Goltz and Chris Adams

True crime; History

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Terrible crimes that took away our innocence, crimes destined never to be solved, that live on in our history... crimes that... [more]

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Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules

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Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules

Jeremy Scott

Biography; Gender studies: women

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The extraordinary stories of six women who defied the spirit of their age [more]

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

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Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester...

Nicola Tallis

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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The first biography of Lettice Knollys, one of the most prominent women of the Elizabethan era. [more]

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In Pieces

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In Pieces

Sally Field

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field. [more]

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Selected Writings

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Selected Writings

Rene Magritte

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The first ever publication of writings by Magritte in the English language. It provides a fascinating and intimate glimpse... [more]

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Out of Egypt

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Out of Egypt

Andre Aciman

Biography; Memoirs

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This memoir evokes the cosmopolitan city of Alexandria, and chronicles the exploits of the author's Jewish family, from its... [more]

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Voices in the Evening

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Voices in the Evening

Natalia Ginzburg

Autobiography: literary; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation

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An elegant, spare novel reminiscent of Chekhov, Voices in the Evening is an unforgettable story about first love and lost... [more]

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

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

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by... [more]

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

Sven-Eric Liedman

Biography; Biography: general; Marxism & Communism

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Definitive new biography of Karl Marx. [more]

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Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies and the Mob

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Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies and the Mob

Gianni Russo

Film, TV & Radio; Memoirs

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Memoir of a real-life mobster-turned-actor who helped make The Godfather a reality, and his story of life on teh edge between... [more]

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth Prevention, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth...

Stephen Davis

True stories; Society & Social Sciences; Conspiracy theories; Political corruption; Press & journalism

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There is a war on truth and the liars are winning. Truthteller is an essential guide to how governments and corporations cover... [more]

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30-Second Napoleon: The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Napoleon: The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy,...

Charles J. Esdaile

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Napoleonic Wars

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30-Second Napoleon takes in both viewpoints, presenting an engrossing introduction to one of the most recognizable figures... [more]

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Portrait of the Artist's Mother: Dignity, Creativity and Disability

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Portrait of the Artist's Mother: Dignity, Creativity and Disability

Fiona Place

Biography; Biography: general; Disability: social aspects; Coping with disability

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I am seen by many as a danger. As having failed to understand the new rules, the new paradigm of successful motherhood. A... [more]

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices and Telling Their Stories

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices...

Joanne Brookfield

Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women

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Joanne Brookfield has spent two decades working in the world of comedy, as both a journalist and a stand-up comedian. Over... [more]

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

Rod Moss

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The memoirs and paintings that Rod Moss has produced during the last 35 years are unique in their dramatisation of the lives... [more]

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I'm Fine (and other lies): Postnatal depression, motherhood,  and trying to actually be fine

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I'm Fine (and other lies): Postnatal depression, motherhood, and trying...

Megan Blandford

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help

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With her career down the toilet, a husband who was never home, a baby screaming non-stop and her cries for help falling on... [more]

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

Anne Pender

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Comic actors have made a particularly strong contribution to cultural life in Australia over the past sixty years. They... [more]

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Diary of a Crap Housewife: It's Time to Embrace Your Perfectly Imperfect Life

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Diary of a Crap Housewife: It's Time to Embrace Your Perfectly Imperfect...

Jessica Rowe

Biography; Memoirs; Family & relationships; Humour; Lifetyle & personal style guides; Home & house maintenance

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'Warning: this ain't no recipe book! But Jess's real, raw and often roaringly funny tales will nourish your soul. You'll devour... [more]

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The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

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The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

Mark Synnott

Biography: sport; Climbing & mountaineering; Travel & holiday

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One slip, one false move, one missed toehold, and you're dead.<br /><br... [more]

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Esther: The extraordinary true story of the First Fleet girl who became First Lady of the colony

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Esther: The extraordinary true story of the First Fleet girl who became...

Jessica North

Biography: general; History

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The little-known rags to riches love story of a convict woman who arrived in Australia on the First Fleet. Much like another,... [more]

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Get the Girls Out

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Get the Girls Out

Lucy Bloom

Memoirs; Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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A rousing, funny, straight-talking, inspirational and generally awesome book from social entrepreneur Lucy Bloom, part memoir,... [more]

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

Kate Nicholls

Biography; Memoirs; Alternative lifestyles; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel writing

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A mother's gritty yet often humorous account of bringing up her five children in a lion research camp; a 21st-century My Family... [more]

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The Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary and the Death of Chivalry

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The Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary and the Death...

Sophie Therese Ambler

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history; Advocate - History

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A riveting account of the warrior knight who overthrew his king and seized the reins of power in medieval England. [more]

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Joseph Farrell

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the... [more]

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