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Biography

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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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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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Driven: Francis Edwin Birtles Trans-Australian Overlander, Cinematographer and Writer

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Driven: Francis Edwin Birtles Trans-Australian Overlander, Cinematographer...

Terry Birtles

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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When in 1907 Francis Birtles arrived in Sydney after cycling the vast distance from Fremantle a large crowd welcomed him.... [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; African history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Refugees & political asylum

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When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped... [more]

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Writer's Luck: A Memoir 1976-1991

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Writer's Luck: A Memoir 1976-1991

David Lodge

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary theory

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`A wonderfully candid and insightful account of a writer's life' William BoydLuck, good or bad, plays an important part in... [more]

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Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill

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Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters,...

J. Randy Taraborrelli

Biography; Biography: general

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A dazzling biography of three of the most glamorous women of the 20th Century: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, her mother... [more]

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'...

Jeremy Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Society & Social Sciences; Computer security; Computer fraud & hacking

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Hackers know everything about us. We know almost nothing about them. Until now. [more]

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

Huw Lewis-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Sea life & the seashore; Expeditions

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A captivating compendium of rare and exquisite first-hand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages,... [more]

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The Mile End Murder: The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

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The Mile End Murder: The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

Sinclair McKay

Biography; True crime

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In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned landlady named Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back... [more]

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Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

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Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

Rudiger Safranski

Biography; Biography: literary

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This sterling biography of Germany's greatest writer presents Johann Wolfgang von Goethe as if we are seeing him for the first... [more]

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Beyond Words: A Year with Kenneth Cook

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Beyond Words: A Year with Kenneth Cook

Jacqueline Kent

Biography; Memoirs

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But then she met Kenneth Cook, author of the Australian classic Wake in Fright, and they fell in love. [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: literary

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices is a charming evocation of the adventures Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins experienced... [more]

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

John Connell

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Dairy farming; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

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Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps. Until,... [more]

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Body Image Warrior: One Woman's Fight for Change in the Modelling Industry

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Body Image Warrior: One Woman's Fight for Change in the Modelling Industry...

Chelsea Bonner

Biography; Memoirs; Society & culture: general

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'Chelsea Bonner is an absolute powerhouse' - Mia Freedman Part memoir and part positive body image manifesto, this is an... [more]

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

Andrius Galisanka

Biography: general; Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Popular philosophy; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Critics have maintained that John Rawls's theory of justice is unrealistic and undemocratic. Andrius Galisanka's incisive... [more]

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of...

Chris Christie

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

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After dropping out of the 2016 presidential race, Chris Christie stunned the political world by becoming the first major official... [more]

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Marrying Italian: When Love is Not Enough

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Marrying Italian: When Love is Not Enough

Vivien Achia

Biography; Memoirs

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What happens when a headstrong Australian girl meets a charming older Italian man? Vivien was brought up in country Victoria... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he... [more]

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The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Mexican Border

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The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Mexican Border

Francisco Cantu

Biography; Memoirs; Migration, immigration & emigration

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An electrifying memoir from a Mexican-American US Border Patrol guard. Haunted by nightmares, Cantu abandons the Patrol for... [more]

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living from Nearly Dying

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living...

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Buddhist life & practice; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism

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The Buddhist master brings together ancient wisdom learned throughout his life and on his four-year wandering retreat, with... [more]

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