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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies

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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely...

Jason Fagone

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Espionage & secret services

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Traces the life of Elizebeth Smith, who met and married groundbreaking cryptologist William Friedman and worked with him to... [more]

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Resolution: Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War

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Resolution: Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War

David Rutland, Emma Ellis

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

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The story of the contrasting fortunes of two aristocratic brothers in the age of the American Revolution offers a fascinating... [more]

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Gorgeous Girl

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Gorgeous Girl

Mary K. Pershall

Biography; Memoirs

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Award-winning writer Mary K. Pershall details her heart-rending personal experience of raising a beloved child who couldn't... [more]

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Back, After the Break

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Back, After the Break

Osher Gunsberg

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Osher Gunsberg, one of Australia's most loved celebrities, opens up in a powerful, dark, funny and heartwrenching memoir about... [more]

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David Bowie: A Life

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David Bowie: A Life

Dylan Jones

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Shortlisted for the NME Best Music Book Award 2018THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'The definitive book on Bowie' The Times Dylan... [more]

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Climbing & mountaineering; Travel writing

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This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling... [more]

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The Choice

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The Choice

Edith Eger

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; The Holocaust; Psychology

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THE AWARDWINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Little dancer', Mengele says, `dance for me''One of those rare and eternal stories... [more]

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Princess: Stepping Out Of The Shadows

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Princess: Stepping Out Of The Shadows

Jean Sasson

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Human rights

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In the international bestseller, Princess: The True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia, Princess Al-Sa'ud and the... [more]

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Written in Blood: Innocent or Guilty? An inside look at the Michael Peterson case, subject of the hit series The Staircase

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Written in Blood: Innocent or Guilty? An inside look at the Michael Peterson...

Diane Fanning

Biography; True crime

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All that came crashing down December 2001, when Kathleen apparently fell to her death in their secluded home. Her trusted... [more]

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The Right Stuff

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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe

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

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A wildly vivid and entertaining chronicle of America's manned space program, from the author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid... [more]

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Daddy Who?

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Daddy Who?

Craig Horne

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Daddy Who? is the story of a phenomenon, a band that in eighteen short months changed the course of Australian rock history.<br... [more]

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The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

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The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

Margaret Willes

Biography: literary; History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history [more]

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo: A rather unusual memoir

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo: A rather unusual memoir

Ileana Von Hirsch

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

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This is the very opposite of a misery memoir and is certainly safe to give to cancer patients as a cheerful present. [more]

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

Omarosa Manigault Newman

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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The former member of Trump's staff examines her relationship with him and provides insider impressions of his presidential... [more]

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No Country Woman: A memoir of not belonging

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No Country Woman: A memoir of not belonging

Zoya Patel

Biography; Memoirs

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A fresh and exciting feminist memoir about what it means to never feel at... [more]

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

James Hamilton

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

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Frank, lucid and modern, this is a fresh portrait of Thomas Gainsborough, the most sensuous artist of the eighteenth century.... [more]

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Lenin the Dictator

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Lenin the Dictator

Victor Sebestyen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Marxism & Communism

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A new life of the creator of the world's first communist state. [more]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Jane Sherron de Hart

Biography: general

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The life and legal career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- [more]

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Openside

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Openside

David Pocock

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby Union

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David Pocock was born 1988 in Zimbabwe and immigrated to Australia in 2002. David's story is one of dedication to self, family,... [more]

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Joyce in Court

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Joyce in Court

Adrian Hardiman

Biography: literary; Legal history

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An accessible and original book about Joyce, by a hugely respected figure in Ireland. A brilliant recreation of the late 19th-... [more]

$24.99

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Mussolini and Hitler: The Forging of the Fascist Alliance

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Mussolini and Hitler: The Forging of the Fascist Alliance

Christian Goeschel

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

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A fresh treatment of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, revealing the close ties between Mussolini and Hitler and their regimes... [more]

$49.99

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

Vikki Petraitis

Biography; Biography: general; True crime

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'The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On' is a revised edition of the bestselling book by Vikki Petraitis. It details the shocking... [more]

$29.95

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Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions

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Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions

Russell Brand

Memoirs; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Psychology; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Popular psychology

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This book is not just about extremists like me. This is a book about you. [more]

$18.99

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One Hundred Years of Dirt

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One Hundred Years of Dirt

Rick Morton

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Press & journalism; Family & relationships

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Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton's family. A horrific accident thrusts his... [more]

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The Path to Change: Thoughts on Politics and Society

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The Path to Change: Thoughts on Politics and Society

Pope Francis, Dominique Wolton

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian leaders & leadership

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A fascinating insight into Jorge Mario Bergoglio's life before he was elected Pope, and how his experiences have shaped his... [more]

$32.99

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