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Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

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Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

Amy Tan

Biography; Literary essays

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From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood and the symbiotic relationship... [more]

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

Jeff Apter

Music; Heavy Metal music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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On title page, the letter 'i' in the first word of the title appears as a lightning bolt. [more]

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

Robin Elizabeth

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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What happens when a mother says she isn't okay, and nobody's listening? What happens when postnatal depression goes undiagnosed?... [more]

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Finding God in the Waves: How I lost my faith and found it again through science

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Finding God in the Waves: How I lost my faith and found it again through...

Mike McHargue

Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Religion & science; Christianity

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From the host of the popular podcasts The Liturgists and Ask Science Mike, a story of having faith, losing it, and finding... [more]

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Res Gestae: Things Done

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Res Gestae: Things Done

Naida Haxton

Biography; Memoirs

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Feminist catch cries of the mid-1900s included invocations for freedom of choice and equality with men. [more]

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

A. K. MacDougall

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

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One of the first intake of teenage cadet-midshipmen to enter the new Royal Australian Naval College, in 1913, John Collins... [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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A Singer's Notebook

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A Singer's Notebook

Ian Bostridge

Music; Memoirs

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Ian Bostridge is one of the outstanding singers of our time. Yet his early career was that of a professional historian, and... [more]

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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany

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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany...

Derek Niemann

Biography; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

Three years ago Derek Niemann made the chilling discovery that his grandfather Karl had been an officer in the SS. A Nazi... [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

Hardback

The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [more]

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Hitler

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Hitler

A. N. Wilson

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

From eminent biographer A.N. Wilson, an incisive, penetrating portrait of Adolf Hitler. [more]

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In God's Name

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In God's Name

David A. Yallop

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

The revised new edition of the searing investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I that has sold over 6 million copies.... [more]

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Marjane Satrapi

Biography; Biography: general; Gender studies: women

Paperback

An intelligent and outspoken only child, Satrapi--the daughter of radical Marxists and the great-granddaughter of Iran's last... [more]

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

Jan Karski

Memoirs; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Paperback

With elements of a spy thriller, documenting his experiences in the Polish Underground, and as one of the first eyewitness... [more]

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

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Perfect Motion: How walking makes us wiser

Jono Lineen

Memoirs; Popular science; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Advocate - Travel

Paperback

In Perfect Motion, Jono Lineen investigates that transformation, and why walking has made us more creative, helped us to... [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

Paperback

The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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Never Look Back

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Never Look Back

A.L. Gaylin

Biography; Crime & mystery; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

A new novel from award-winning crime writer, A.L. Gaylin. If you liked Serial and S-Town, you'll LOVE this. [more]

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No Spin

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No Spin

Shane Warne, Mark Nicholas

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Paperback

Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden's five cricketers... [more]

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

Antonio Buti

Biography: general; History; Indigenous peoples; Criminal justice law

Paperback

On Christmas Day 1957, Joe Trevorrow walked through the blistering heat to seek help for his sick baby boy. When relatives... [more]

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Beyond A Boundary

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Beyond A Boundary

Cyril Lionel Robert James

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Paperback

'To say the best cricket book ever written is piffingly inadequate praise' Guardian'Great claims have been made for [Beyond... [more]

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Mrs Gaskell and Me: Two Women, Two Love Stories, Two Centuries Apart

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Mrs Gaskell and Me: Two Women, Two Love Stories, Two Centuries Apart

Nell Stevens

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Paperback

From the author of the beloved Bleaker House, Mrs Gaskell and Me is the story of two very modern women and their two love... [more]

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties

Tom O'Neill, Dan Piepenbring

Biography; True crime; Conspiracy theories

Paperback

In those two dark nights in Los Angeles, O'Neill finds the story of California in the sixties: when charlatans mixed with... [more]

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