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China: In Life's Foreground

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China: In Life's Foreground

Audrey G. Donnithorne

Biography; Memoirs

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Audrey Donnithorne was born in Sichuan province, China, of British missionary parents. She is an economist and writer who... [more]

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The Hong Kong Letters: A Travel Memoir

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The Hong Kong Letters: A Travel Memoir

Gill Shaddick

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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In the late sixties when the Beatles are top of the charts and Twiggy is hitting the catwalk, Gill embarks on a life-changing... [more]

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The Manson Women And Me: Monsters, Morality, and Murder

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The Manson Women And Me: Monsters, Morality, and Murder

Nikki Meredith

Biography; True crime

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The author shares how she visited Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krenwinkel in prison to find out how they had changed after... [more]

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Diving into Glass

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Diving into Glass

Caro Llewellyn

Biography; Memoirs

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Caro Llewellyn was living her dream life in her adopted home of New York, directing an international literary festival. Then... [more]

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Talking Sideways

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Talking Sideways

Reg Dodd, Malcolm McKinnon

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Indigenous peoples

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Talking Sideways is a unique, enthralling and important contribution to the growing literature of place in Australia. Kim... [more]

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

Hedi Fried, Alice Olsson

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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One of the few remaining living Holocaust survivors answers the questions children ask her [more]

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Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope

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Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of...

Albert Woodfox

Biography; Memoirs; Penology & punishment

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The unbelievable true story of Albert Woodfox, a man who spent forty-three years in solitary confinement in a Louisiana jail... [more]

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Fishing in the Styx: Text Classics

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Fishing in the Styx: Text Classics

Ruth Park

Biography; Memoirs

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Following on from A Fence Around the Cuckoo, this is the second volume of autobiography by one of Australia's best storytellers,... [more]

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A Fence Around the Cuckoo: Text Classics

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A Fence Around the Cuckoo: Text Classics

Ruth Park

Biography; Memoirs

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The first volume of autobiography by celebrated writer Ruth Park, author of The Harp in the South, and winner of the Miles... [more]

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Godspeed: A Memoir

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Godspeed: A Memoir

Casey Legler

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation

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At fifteen, Casey Legler is already one of the fastest swimmers in the world. She is also an alcoholic, isolated from her... [more]

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After

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After

Nikki Gemmell

Biography; Memoirs

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Australia's bravest and most honest writer explores the devastating aftermath of her elderly mother's decision to end her... [more]

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Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

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Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

Ryszard Kapuscinski

Photographic reportage; Biography: general; History; European history; Media, information & communication industries

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When the great Ryszard Kapuscinski was a young journalist in the early 1960s, he was sent to the farthest reaches of his native... [more]

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On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures

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On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures

Wilbur Smith

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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I've been writing novels for over fifty years. I was lucky enough to miss the big wars and not get shot, but lucky enough... [more]

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals

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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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Rilke in Paris

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Rilke in Paris

Rainer Maria Rilke, Maurice Betz

Biography; Literary essays

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One of the leading German-language poets of the last century offers a compelling portrait of Parisian life, art and culture... [more]

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

David Macey

Biography: general; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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The classic biography of the radical French philosopher [more]

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Je t'aime: The legendary love story of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg

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Je t'aime: The legendary love story of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg...

Veronique Mortaigne

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

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The lyrical retelling of a relationship that defined an age. [more]

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Unlike the Heart: A Memoir of Brain and Mind

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Unlike the Heart: A Memoir of Brain and Mind

Nicola Redhouse

Memoirs; Psychology

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Investigating the difference between the brain and the mind, this is a thoughtful, reflective, and intelligent examination... [more]

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Mary Queen of Scots

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Mary Queen of Scots

Stefan Zweig

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

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Mary Stuart Queen of Scots, Queen of France and a claimant to the throne of England, was condemned for treason and executed... [more]

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Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush

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Old Days, Old Ways: Stories from My Radio Days in the Bush

Alex Nicol

Biography; Anthologies (non-poetry); Australasian & Pacific history

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Alex Nicol takes us back to the old days in the bush, when booking into a country pub was likely to turn into an adventure,... [more]

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Melbourne Under Siege: The Moral Panic Behind the Apex Gang and Youth Crime

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Melbourne Under Siege: The Moral Panic Behind the Apex Gang and Youth Crime...

Brian Williams

Biography; True crime

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Melbourne Under Siege is an explosive book that captures the crimes that have Melbourne feeling shocked to their core and... [more]

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Bright Swallow

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Bright Swallow

Vivian Bi

Biography; Memoirs

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Bright Swallow, a young girl labelled as of 'bad origins' in Mao's Cultural Revolution, becomes motherless at fifteen in 1972.... [more]

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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination of a Nation

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Kosciuszko: Two Men Lost in the Wilderness Who Captured the Imagination...

Nick Brodie

True stories; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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The disappearance of two young skiers on Mount Kosciuszko in 1928 is the jumping-off point for a history of Australia between... [more]

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

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Akhenaten: Egypt's False Prophet

Nicholas Reeves

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Nicholas Reeves's revolutionary interpretation of a revolutionary king, now available in B-format paperback. [more]

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect Tree Change

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Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A Not-So-Perfect...

Todd Alexander

Biography; Memoirs

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<p>Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing... [more]

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