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Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime

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Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture...

Julian Guthrie

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Gender studies: women; Internet & WWW industries

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Silicon Valley has long been at the forefront of innovation, but it is renowned for its archaic sexist culture. Alpha Girls... [more]

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Blaine Harden

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Korean War; Espionage & secret services

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Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea. [more]

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Brian's Autobiography and Featuring Some of His Great Achievements: The Wonder of What One Can Achieve When We Take the Time to Build on What We Can Do

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Brian's Autobiography and Featuring Some of His Great Achievements: The...

Brian Willetts

Biography; Biography: general; Philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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This book does not offer any miracles, although it does offer a better opportunity for someone to get results, for one who... [more]

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Wiseguy

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Wiseguy

Nicholas Pileggi

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Crime & criminology; Organised crime

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Originally subtitled: Life in a Mafia family. [more]

$31.95

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

Patricia O'Toole

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

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In this biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, [the author presents] a... [more]

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Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood

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Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood

Jocelyn Moorhouse

Biography; Memoirs

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A raw and powerful memoir of motherhood, autism and filmmaking by Australian director, Jocelyn Moorhouse [more]

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

Rose Tremain

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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*The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller*Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city still partly in ruins, where both food... [more]

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Displaced, The:Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

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Displaced, The:Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives: Refugee Writers on Refugee...

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Biography; Literary essays; Refugees & political asylum

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen called on 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe... [more]

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The other is Ben Rhodes. For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speechwriter,... [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]

$19.99

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Australia Day

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Australia Day

Stan Grant

Memoirs; History

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'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.' [more]

$34.99

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Skywriting: Making Radio Waves

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Skywriting: Making Radio Waves

Robyn Ravlich

Biography; Memoirs

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Skywriting - making radio waves is at once the captivating story of contemporary Australian cultural life and a personal biography... [more]

$34.95

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

William R. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Criminal investigation & detection

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William Burns is best known as 'America's Sherlock Holmes' and was director of the FBI, shortly before J. Edgar Hoover. But... [more]

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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

Lee Siegel

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

Paperback

A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius... [more]

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The Countess: The Scandalous Life of Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey

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The Countess: The Scandalous Life of Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey...

Tim Clarke

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

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New paperback edition - Leader of society, lover of the Prince Regent and contemporary of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire,... [more]

$32.95

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Richard the Lionheart: The Crusader King of England

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Richard the Lionheart: The Crusader King of England

W. B. Bartlett

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

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New paperback edition - The amazing life of Richard I, King of England, known to history as 'Richard the Lionheart', after... [more]

$38.95

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The A-Z of Victorian Crime

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The A-Z of Victorian Crime

Neil R. A. Bell, Trevor Bond, Kate Clarke, M.W. Oldridge

Biography; True crime; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

New paperback edition - This unique work of reference deserves a place on every true crime reader's bookshelf. [more]

$29.95

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Curveballs: How to Keep It Together when Life Tries to Tear You a New One

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Curveballs: How to Keep It Together when Life Tries to Tear You a New One...

Emma Markezic

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Self-help & personal development

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Because sometimes, life is going to suck, and you're going to have to know... [more]

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia

Susanna De Vries

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Gender studies: women

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Visionaries, pioneers, activists and artists - women who made a difference to Australia An updated and condensed edition... [more]

$34.99

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I Miss You When I Blink: Dispatches from a Relatively Ordinary Life

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I Miss You When I Blink: Dispatches from a Relatively Ordinary Life

Mary Laura Philpott

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Gender studies: women

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Spot-on observations about domestic, professional, and creative life, taking on the conflicting pressures of modern womanhood... [more]

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

$29.99

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Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian

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Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian

James Grant

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; Economics; Banking

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The definitive biography of a banker, essayist and editor of the Economist, by an acclaimed financial historian. [more]

$45.95

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Makybe Diva

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Makybe Diva

Trevor Marshallsea

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

Hardback

The story of a once-in-a-lifetime horse who would surpass all the rest. [more]

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

Patrick Bishop

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

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SOLDIER, ESCAPER, SPYMASTER, POLITICIAN - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years... [more]

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal Library

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal...

Edward Wilson-Lee

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Colonialism & imperialism

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The fascinating history of Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son Hernando, guardian of his father's flame, courtier, bibliophile... [more]

$24.99

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