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Biography

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician...

Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne. [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

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The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [more]

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The Hunt for Mh370

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The Hunt for Mh370

Ean Higgins

True stories; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

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The extraordinary inside story of the mystery, cover-up and truth behind the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight... [more]

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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire

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Jim's Book: The Surprising Story of Jim Penman - Australia's Backyard Millionaire...

Catherine Moolenschot

Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Business & management

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Meet the man and uncover... [more]

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [more]

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary...

Marc Mulholland

True crime; History; Political activism

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Following in Barthelemy's footsteps, Mulholland leads us from the barricades of the French capital and the icy rooftops of... [more]

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The Cost of Living

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The Cost of Living

Deborah Levy

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary essays

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What does it mean to be free - as an artist, a woman, a mother or daughter? And what is the price of that freedom?<br /><br... [more]

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Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

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Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

A K Benjamin

Memoirs; Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Coping with illness

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Let Me Not Be Mad is an immersive, virtuosic and provocative investigation of madness, love and self-destruction that defies... [more]

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

Joel Richard Paul

Biography: historical, political & military

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No member of America's Founding Generation had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court than John Marshall,... [more]

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

Roland Philipps

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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`Superb' William Boyd`Fascinating... An exceptional story of espionage and betrayal, thrillingly told' Philippe Sands`A cracking... [more]

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Death on the Derwent

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Death on the Derwent

Robin Bowles

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection

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Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. [more]

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Brave, Not Perfect

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Brave, Not Perfect

Reshma Saujani

Biography; Autobiography: business & industry; Advice on careers & achieving success

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The new Lean In, from the multi-award-winning Founder and CEO of national non-profit Girls Who Code and New York Times bestselling... [more]

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Lofty: My Life in Short: A Memoir

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Lofty: My Life in Short: A Memoir

Lofty Fulton, Lofty Fulton

Individual actors & performers; Television; Radio; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A memoir of standing tall against the odds Australian voice-over artist Lofty Fulton knows what it's like to have the... [more]

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The Innocence of Memories

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The Innocence of Memories

Orhan Pamuk

Film theory & criticism; Memoirs

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The Innocence of Memories is an important addition to the oeuvre of Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk. Comprised of the... [more]

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Granta 146: The Politics of Feeling

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Granta 146: The Politics of Feeling

Sigrid Rausing

Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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When people predicate their politics only on what they feel and can no longer be swayed by expertise, reason or facts, what... [more]

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Winx: Biography of a Champion

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Winx: Biography of a Champion

Trevor Marshallsea

Biography: general; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Some of Australia's greatest sporting legends are horses - Phar Lap, Kingston Town, Black Caviar. Now a new legend... [more]

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's...

Catie Gilchrist

True crime; History

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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining... [more]

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The Wife's Tale: A Personal History

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The Wife's Tale: A Personal History

Aida Edemariam

Biography; Biography: literary

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WINNER OF THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2019 AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR A... [more]

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of the Autism Spectrum

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of...

Harry Thompson

Memoirs; Disability: social aspects; Psychology; Coping with disability

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By providing an eloquently written insight into the world of PDA, Thompson's memoir gives invaluable information to those... [more]

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

W. Benjamin Lindner

Diaries, letters & journals; True stories; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Society & culture: general

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Waltzing Matilda Australia's Accidental Anthem written by a criminal barrister, is a forensic history of the events, the... [more]

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book...

Bart van Es

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

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The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague, where she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken away to be... [more]

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Parkland

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Parkland

Dave Cullen

Biography; Street & gun crime; Secondary schools; Political control & freedoms

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Exclusive story of the Parkland, Florida school shooting and the March for Our Lives campaign for gun control run by teen... [more]

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

Azad Cudi, Alex Perry

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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The incredible inside story of a Kurdish sniper in the battle against ISIS [more]

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The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis

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The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie Duplessis

Rene Weis

Opera; Biography; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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The story of Marie Duplessis, the woman who inspired Verdi's La traviata. A rags-to-riches fairytale, from rural poverty to... [more]

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

Frank Tallis

True stories; Clinical psychology; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A fascinating account of a life investigating obsessive love, packed with intriguing true stories. [more]

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