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Biography

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure - and Love - on the Other Side of the World

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure...

Tanya Heaslip

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

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'I loved it! I laughed and cried and it was very hard to put down.' Fleur McDonald, bestselling author of Where the River... [more]

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life...

John Kim

Biography; Memoirs; Popular psychology

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Men are not born men - and becoming a man means a hell of a lot more than getting a six pack and an office with a view. Sometimes... [more]

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The Last Stone

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The Last Stone

Mark Bowden

Biography; True crime

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From master of narrative journalism (New York Times) and #1 bestselling author Mark Bowden, comes a gripping true crime... [more]

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Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

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Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

Pico Iyer

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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For decades now, Pico Iyer has been based for much of the year in Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife, Hiroko, share... [more]

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Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna

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Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna

Ramie Targoff

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history

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A biography of Vittoria Colonna, a confidante of Michelangelo, the scion of one of the most powerful families of her era,... [more]

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

Jonathan Phillips

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Middle Eastern history; Crusades; Religious & spiritual leaders

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After Saladin's death, it goes on to show how in the West this Sunni Muslim acquired the status of a chivalric hero, even... [more]

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Biography; Autobiography: general; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

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A passionate argument for female empowerment by Melinda Gates, one of the world's most admired and respected women. [more]

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The Lost Girls

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The Lost Girls

Ava Benny-Morrison

Biography; True crime

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The chilling true story of the heinous murder of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and daughter Khandalyce and how the case was cracked.<br... [more]

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The Killer Across the Table

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The Killer Across the Table

John Douglas, Mark Olshaker

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime

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`John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement... [more]

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

Eric Idle

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Humour

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From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir... [more]

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Winning for Women: A Personal Story

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Winning for Women: A Personal Story

Iola Mathews

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

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What was it like to be involved in the heady days of `second wave' feminism in Australia, when the role of women at home... [more]

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

Wendy Parkins

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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This memoir charts the author's breakdown after migrating from New Zealand to England: what begins as homesickness and career... [more]

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

Geoff Page

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

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The short but remarkable career of American jazz guitarist, Emily Remler (1957-1990), ended with her death, amid still-disputed... [more]

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Things Nobody Knows But Me

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Things Nobody Knows But Me

Amra Pajalic

Biography; Memoirs

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When she is four years old Amra Pajalic realises that her mother is different. Fatima is loving but sometimes hears strange... [more]

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My Story

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My Story

Julia Gillard

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Feminism & feminist theory; Politics & government; International relations

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`I was prime minister for three years and three days. Here we see what lay behind the resilience and dignified courage Gillard... [more]

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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

Tembi Locke

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

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A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the... [more]

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Australia's First Naturalists: Indigenous Peoples' Contribution to Early Zoology

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Australia's First Naturalists: Indigenous Peoples' Contribution to Early...

Penny Olsen, Lynette Russell

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Would Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson have ever crossed the Blue Mountains without the help of the local Aboriginal people?... [more]

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Double Trouble: The amazing true story of the After Dark Bandit.

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Double Trouble: The amazing true story of the After Dark Bandit.

Geoff Wilkinson, Ross Brundrett

Biography; True crime

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It was a crime spree like no other. One of the great double acts in Australian criminal history led police on a merry chase... [more]

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one woman thrive in the face of cancer

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one...

Alison Jones

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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When Alison, a mother of five school-aged children, is diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer she is initially overwhelmed.... [more]

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

Stephanie Johnson

Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Five notable twentieth-century New Zealanders who made their lives in Australia are the subject of this fascinating biographical... [more]

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Vignette: Stories of Life and Wine in 100 Bottles

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Vignette: Stories of Life and Wine in 100 Bottles

Jane Lopes

Memoirs; Cookery, food & drink; Wines

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Sommelier Jane Lopes recommends wines to live with, learn from and take solace in. [more]

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Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square Massacre

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Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square...

Liao Yiwu

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Moving...a memorable series of portraits of the working-class people who defended Tiananmen Square. -The New York Review... [more]

$45.00

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JPY: The Autobiography

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JPY: The Autobiography

John Paul Young

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A memoir of iconic Australian singer and performer John Paul Young. John Paul Young is one of the most iconic artistS in Australian... [more]

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Hay Fuego En Los Astros

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Hay Fuego En Los Astros

Anita Shreve

Biography: general; Languages & ESL

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De la autora en superventas del New York Times, con The Weight of Water y The Pilot's Wife, una nueva novela exquisitamente... [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science; DNA & Genome

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

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