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Biography: arts & entertainment

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Turmoil: Letters from the Brink

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Turmoil: Letters from the Brink

Robyn Williams

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Robyn Williams, presenter of The Science Show on ABC Radio, reveals all in Turmoil, a searingly honest and often blackly funny... [more]

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Fatherhood: Stories about being a dad

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Fatherhood: Stories about being a dad

William McInnes

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships; Humour

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Bestselling author and acclaimed actor William McInnes returns with a book about a subject close to his own heart: Fatherhood.... [more]

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

Donna M. Lucey

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; Advocate - Biography

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The fascinating backstories of four women painted by John Singer Sargent come alive in this seductive, multi-layered biography.... [more]

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You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

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You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

Frida Kahlo

Art & Architecture; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The letters of Frida Kahlo to her mother, published in English for the first time. [more]

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Room to Dream

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Room to Dream

David Lynch, Kristine McKenna

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary film-maker David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks [more]

$34.99

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Quentin Kenihan

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Coping with disability

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Quentin Kenihan is living proof that superheroes don't need capes, just the right attitude. FOREWORD BY RAY MARTIN [more]

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [more]

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

Ira B. Nadel

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal Mamet's ideas on writing, acting, and directing,... [more]

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Daddy Who?

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Daddy Who?

Craig Horne

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

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Daddy Who? is the story of a phenomenon, a band that in eighteen short months changed the course of Australian rock history.<br... [more]

$39.95

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Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John

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Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John

Helen Trinca

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Helen Trinca has captured the troubled life of Madeleine St John in this moving account of a remarkable writer. After the... [more]

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Back, After the Break

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Back, After the Break

Osher Gunsberg

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Osher Gunsberg, one of Australia's most loved celebrities, opens up in a powerful, dark, funny and heartwrenching memoir about... [more]

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

Jimmy Barnes

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

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Long before Cold Chisel, long before 'Barnesy', there was the true story of James Dixon Swan A household name, an Australian... [more]

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered...

Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies

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An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash under the dark shadow of Reagan and Thatcher. [more]

$35.95

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David Bowie: A Life

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David Bowie: A Life

Dylan Jones

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Shortlisted for the NME Best Music Book Award 2018THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'The definitive book on Bowie' The Times Dylan... [more]

$24.99

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

James Hamilton

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Frank, lucid and modern, this is a fresh portrait of Thomas Gainsborough, the most sensuous artist of the eighteenth century.... [more]

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How Not To Be a Boy

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How Not To Be a Boy

Robert Webb

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - Robert Webb's part-memoir, part call-to-arms [more]

$22.99

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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos

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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos

Clancy Sigal

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Cinema industry

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The riveting, poignant, star-studded and hilarious memoir of award-winning author Clancy Sigal's time as a film agent on the... [more]

$24.99

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

David Jason

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

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***The follow-up autobiography to one of Britain's best loved actors and national treasuresIn his first book David Jason told... [more]

$19.99

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

Casey Donovan

Individual actors & performers; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Casey Donovan is an Australian singer, songwriter, theatre actress and author, best known for winning the second season of... [more]

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Morrissey: Alone and Palely Loitering

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Morrissey: Alone and Palely Loitering

Kevin Cummins

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

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A photographic portrait of Morrissey at his peak, with many never-before-seen images [more]

$55.00

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

John Hodgman

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Humour; Travel & holiday guides

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Presents a memoir of the author's cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife... [more]

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

Diana Cooper

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A charming portrait of Lady Diana Cooper's traditional aristocratic childhood and young womanhood. From her sheltered upbringing... [more]

$22.99

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Oriental martial arts

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$35.00

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Film Tie-In)

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Film Tie-In)

John Callahan

Comic book & cartoon art; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Humour

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The outrageous and inspirational memoir of legendary cartoonist John Callahan, now a major motion picture directed by Gus... [more]

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

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Ah Well, Nobody's Perfect: The Untold Stories

Molly Meldrum

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

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These things happen to Molly: magic coincidences, fateful happenings' - Daryl Somers There was once a boy from Quambatook... [more]

$22.99

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