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Biography

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley

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

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Historian, author and TV presenter Lucy Worsley delves into the detail of Queen Victoria's life in this major new biography.... [more]

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

Sunita Puri

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Medicine

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The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor. [more]

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure - and Love - on the Other Side of the World

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure...

Tanya Heaslip

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

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'I loved it! I laughed and cried and it was very hard to put down.' Fleur McDonald, bestselling author of Where the River... [more]

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life...

John Kim

Biography; Memoirs; Popular psychology

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Men are not born men - and becoming a man means a hell of a lot more than getting a six pack and an office with a view. Sometimes... [more]

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

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Elegy for Emily: A Verse Biography of Emily Remler 1957-1990

Geoff Page

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

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The short but remarkable career of American jazz guitarist, Emily Remler (1957-1990), ended with her death, amid still-disputed... [more]

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

Stephen Chan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

Patrick Armstrong

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

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Sometimes referred to as the Father of Biogeography, Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of... [more]

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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special

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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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It's 1979. The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan, China introduces its one-child policy, Margaret Thatcher is elected as Prime... [more]

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

Wendy Parkins

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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This memoir charts the author's breakdown after migrating from New Zealand to England: what begins as homesickness and career... [more]

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The Lost Girls

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The Lost Girls

Ava Benny-Morrison

Biography; True crime

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The chilling true story of the heinous murder of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and daughter Khandalyce and how the case was cracked.<br... [more]

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Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir

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Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir

Jayson Greene

Biography; Memoirs

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A moving, transcendent memoir of the loss of a child and the survival of love in the wake of unimaginable tragedy. For readers... [more]

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Tunnel Vision

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Tunnel Vision

Kevin Breathnach

Photography & photographs; Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Literature: history & criticism

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Whether dissecting European architecture's obsession with historical loss, or the male gaze in photographer Andre Kertesz's... [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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Things Nobody Knows But Me

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Things Nobody Knows But Me

Amra Pajalic

Biography; Memoirs

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When she is four years old Amra Pajalic realises that her mother is different. Fatima is loving but sometimes hears strange... [more]

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

Biography: historical, political & military; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become... [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

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

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

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Double Trouble: The amazing true story of the After Dark Bandit.

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Double Trouble: The amazing true story of the After Dark Bandit.

Geoff Wilkinson, Ross Brundrett

Biography; True crime

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It was a crime spree like no other. One of the great double acts in Australian criminal history led police on a merry chase... [more]

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

Stephanie Johnson

Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Five notable twentieth-century New Zealanders who made their lives in Australia are the subject of this fascinating biographical... [more]

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Howard Stern Comes Again

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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern

Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; History

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Over his unrivalled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities-discussing sex, relationships,... [more]

$35.00

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly: The Case Against R. Kelly

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly: The Case Against R. Kelly

Jim DeRogatis

Music; True crime; Sexual abuse & harassment

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The essential account of R. Kelly's actions and their consequences, a reckoning... [more]

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Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World

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Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World

Anna Crowley Redding

Biography; People & places (Children's&YA); Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Advocate - Biography

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A riviting and beautifully designed biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the... [more]

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Songs: From 'Flame Trees' to 'Khe Sanh' and beyond

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Songs: From 'Flame Trees' to 'Khe Sanh' and beyond

Don Walker

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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For over forty years, Don Walker's songwriting has captured what it is to be Australian. From Cold Chisel to Catfish, Tex,... [more]

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Four Friends: Promising Lives Cut Short

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Four Friends: Promising Lives Cut Short

William D. Cohan

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Biography

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A powerful portrait of the lives of four boarding-school graduates who died too young, John F. Kennedy Jr. among them, by... [more]

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

Martyn R. Ford-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Based on personal interviews, the narrative follows 15 selected former members of aircrew during their respective training... [more]

$55.00

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Our Man Down in Havana: The Story Behind Graham Greene's Cold War Spy Novel

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Our Man Down in Havana: The Story Behind Graham Greene's Cold War Spy Novel...

Christopher Hull

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; History of the Americas

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Exploring the backstory that led to the writing of Graham Greene's beloved satirical spy novel, Our Man Down in Havana evokes... [more]

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