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30-Second Napoleon: The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Napoleon: The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy,...

Charles J. Esdaile

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Napoleonic Wars

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30-Second Napoleon takes in both viewpoints, presenting an engrossing introduction to one of the most recognizable figures... [more]

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Portrait of the Artist's Mother: Dignity, Creativity and Disability

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Portrait of the Artist's Mother: Dignity, Creativity and Disability

Fiona Place

Biography; Biography: general; Disability: social aspects; Coping with disability

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I am seen by many as a danger. As having failed to understand the new rules, the new paradigm of successful motherhood. A... [more]

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices and Telling Their Stories

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No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming Their Space, Finding Their Voices...

Joanne Brookfield

Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women

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Joanne Brookfield has spent two decades working in the world of comedy, as both a journalist and a stand-up comedian. Over... [more]

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

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Crossing the Great Divide: Memoir of an Artist

Rod Moss

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The memoirs and paintings that Rod Moss has produced during the last 35 years are unique in their dramatisation of the lives... [more]

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I'm Fine (and other lies): Postnatal depression, motherhood,  and trying to actually be fine

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I'm Fine (and other lies): Postnatal depression, motherhood, and trying...

Megan Blandford

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help

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I slept through my first labour. Eventually a midwife woke me. `It's time to push,' she said, pointing to the machine that... [more]

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

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Seven Big Australians: Adventures with Comic Actors

Anne Pender

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Comic actors have made a particularly strong contribution to cultural life in Australia over the past sixty years. They... [more]

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The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

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The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life

Mark Synnott

Biography: sport; Climbing & mountaineering; Travel & holiday

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One slip, one false move, one missed toehold, and you're dead.<br /><br... [more]

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Get the Girls Out

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Get the Girls Out

Lucy Bloom

Memoirs; Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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A rousing, funny, straight-talking, inspirational and generally awesome book from social entrepreneur Lucy Bloom, part memoir,... [more]

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In Pieces

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In Pieces

Sally Field

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field. [more]

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Sociology: work & labour; Human rights

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A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping... [more]

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by... [more]

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

Sven-Eric Liedman

Biography; Biography: general; Marxism & Communism

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Definitive new biography of Karl Marx. [more]

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Esther: The extraordinary true story of the First Fleet girl who became First Lady of the colony

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Esther: The extraordinary true story of the First Fleet girl who became...

Jessica North

Biography: general; History

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The little-known rags to riches love story of a convict woman who arrived in Australia on the First Fleet. Much like another,... [more]

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Joseph Farrell

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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Barefoot in the Bindis

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Barefoot in the Bindis

Angela Wales

Biography; Memoirs

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A circle of pine trees, a sagging wire fence, and a roof that was once painted... [more]

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My Life with Murderers: Behind Bars with the World's Most Violent Men

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My Life with Murderers: Behind Bars with the World's Most Violent Men

David Wilson

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Violence in society; Criminal or forensic psychology

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A true crime memoir like no other, Professor David Wilson gets inside the mind of a murderer and tries to uncover what drives... [more]

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Neruda: The Biography of a Poet

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Neruda: The Biography of a Poet

Mark Eisner

Biography; Biography: literary; Poetry by individual poets; History of the Americas

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and his tumultuous, even controversial, personal life-forming a single cohesive... [more]

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The Night Dragon

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The Night Dragon

Matthew Condon

Biography; True crime

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How a famous cold case, a deadly fire and a quest for justice finally brought down one of Australia's worst killers [more]

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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

Barney Hoskyns

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

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With his trademark growl, carnival madman persona, haunting music, and unforgettable lyrics, Tom Waits is one of the most... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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Also published as volume 2 in a 2-volume set. [more]

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Farmer: Recipes and Stories from the Land

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Farmer: Recipes and Stories from the Land

Jody Vassallo

Biography; Cookery, food & drink

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A gift of gratitude and support with all sales going towards Rural Aid. [more]

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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

Beate Klarsfeld, Serge Klarsfeld

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; The Holocaust

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In this dual autobiography, the Klarsfelds tell the dramatic story of fifty years devoted to bringing Nazis to justice. [more]

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Beyond the Outback: Gulf Women of Remote North West Queensland

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Beyond the Outback: Gulf Women of Remote North West Queensland

Bronwyn Blake

Biography; True stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Twenty women share their incredible stories of surviving and thriving in the remote Australian 'Gulf Country'. [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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