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Biography

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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 Suicide Bride

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The Suicide Bride

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime

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From the author of the acclaimed THE SUITCASE BABY - shortlisted for the Ned Kelly and Nib awards - comes the chilling story... [more]

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

Kerry O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Press & journalism

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Born the day before the first American occupying troops landed near Tokyo in August 1945, Kerry O'Brien's life has spanned... [more]

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

Hamish McDonald

Biography; True crime

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Did an unreformed police force, inept politicians, scheming security men and mutually back-slapping judges lead to Australia's... [more]

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In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny

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In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny

Daisy Dunn

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Advocate - History

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Ash spewed into the sky. All eyes were on Vesuvius. Pliny the Elder sailed towards the phenomenon. A teenage Pliny the Younger... [more]

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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]

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Elton John

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Elton John

David Buckley

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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More than 50 years into Elton's incredible career, this is the definitive biography of a showbiz legend. [more]

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The Full Catastrophe: Stories From When Life Was So Bad It Was Funny

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The Full Catastrophe: Stories From When Life Was So Bad It Was Funny

Rebecca Huntley, Sarah Macdonald

Biography; True stories

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A funny and heartwarming collection of stories about those moments when we think nothing could get worse... [more]

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White

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White

Bret Easton Ellis

Biography; Literary essays; Popular culture; Political correctness

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Combining personal reflection and social observation, White is the first work of nonfiction work from Bret Easton Ellis, the... [more]

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When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back

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When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back

Naja Marie Aidt

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement

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An unflinchingly raw and lyrical exploration of loss, poetry and love. [more]

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

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And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder - from Sydney's beaches to America's Most Wanted

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer...

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime

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A chilling journey into the life and mind of charming and persuasive predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder, who murdered... [more]

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s Sydney

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s...

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 NED KELLY AWARD, DANGER PRIZE AND WAVERLEY LIBRARY NIB SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a... [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich (Former Professor of Modern German History, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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The story of how Adolf Hitler created his 'Fuhrer dictatorship' - consistently and ruthlessly destroying everything that stood... [more]

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Before I Forget

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Before I Forget

Geoffrey Blainey

Biography; Memoirs

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Now in his late-eighties, and listed by the National Trust as a 'Living Treasure', in Before I Forget Geoffrey Blainey reflects... [more]

$45.00

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith Coleman

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith...

Danielle Clode

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; The natural world, country life & pets

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Award-winning zoologist and author Danielle Clode presents the life of one of Australia's foremost female naturalists, Edith... [more]

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Zealot: A book about cults

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Zealot: A book about cults

Jo Thornely

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

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Based on the popular Australian podcast ZEALOT, this is a comprehensive look at cults around the world and why people are... [more]

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

Lynette Ramsay Silver

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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Angels of Mercy tells the story of two Australian nursing sisters. [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

Kirsten Drysdale

Biography; Memoirs; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Humour

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In September 2010, Kirsten Drysdale was tricked. Her friend called with a job offer too curious to refuse- a cruisey-gig as... [more]

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories

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An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani. 'Our government jailed... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

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The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Conan Doyle for the Defence: A Sensational Murder, the Quest for Justice and the World's Greatest Detective Writer

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Conan Doyle for the Defence: A Sensational Murder, the Quest for Justice...

Margalit Fox

Biography; True crime

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Just before Christmas 1908, Marion Gilchrist, a wealthy 82-year-old spinster, was found bludgeoned to death in her Glasgow... [more]

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On Borrowed Time

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On Borrowed Time

Robert Manne

Biography: general; Popular culture; Politics & government

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A stunning new collection of essays from Australia's leading public intellectual [more]

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

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

Paperback

The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [more]

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