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Biography: general

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

Irvin D. Yalom

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Psychiatry; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

A significant and eagerly anticipated memoir from one of the world's leading therapists. [more]

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Lyndall Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary; Advocate - Biography

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<div><div><strong>Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte George Eliot, Olive Shreiner, Virginia Woolf: five writers who wrote influential... [more]

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

Jefferson Morley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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A revelatory new biography of the sinister, powerful, and paranoid man at the heart of the CIA for more than three tumultuous... [more]

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens

Alison Weir

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring Story of an Australian Hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - The Stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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John Curtin's War: The coming of war in the Pacific, and reinventing Australia

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John Curtin's War: The coming of war in the Pacific, and reinventing Australia...

John Edwards

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

<div><strong>This is the first volume in a major new biography on Curtin. His struggle for power against Joe Lyons and Bob... [more]

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Warren Mundine in Black and White

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Warren Mundine in Black and White

Warren Mundine

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography; Advocate - Politics

Hardback

The Highly Anticipated and Revealing Memoir From One of Australia's Most Significant Indigenous Leaders [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; History of engineering & technology; Advocate - Science

Hardback

How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

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Can You Hear the Sea?: My Grandmother's Story

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Can You Hear the Sea?: My Grandmother's Story

Brenda Niall

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

<div><div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> &mdash;&mdash; This gentle memoir of Niall's beloved grandmother... [more]

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Mrs. M

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Mrs. M

Luke Slattery

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography: historical, political & military; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Advocate - Australian Fiction

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 Elizabeth Macquarie, widow of the disgraced former Governor of Australia, Lachlan Macquarie, is in mourning - not only for... [more]

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Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Biography

Hardback

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

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

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Working Class Man: A Memoir of Running Out of Time

Jimmy Barnes

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

Hardback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Biography

Hardback

<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [more]

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Devotion: Why I Write

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Devotion: Why I Write

Patti Smith

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women

Hardback

From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention [more]

$28.00

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World Terror

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The Prince & the Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour & Portent of World...

Steve Harris

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & politics; Political activism

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The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious Royal tour,... [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

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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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The Book of Forgotten Authors

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

Christopher Fowler

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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99 forgotten authors, their forgotten books, and their unforgettable stories [more]

$35.00

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

Kathryn Tempest

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

A compelling new portrait of Marcus Brutus delves behind the ancient evidence to set aside the myths that surround the ancient... [more]

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The Quotable Darwin

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The Quotable Darwin

Janet Browne

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Dictionaries of quotations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

<div><strong>A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

Hardback

Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir... [more]

$39.99

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

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

Hardback

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

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Newton (Brief Lives)

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Newton (Brief Lives)

Peter Ackroyd

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

Paperback

Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the English genius, made his greatest contributions to original thought before the age of twenty-five,... [more]

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The Princess Diarist (Star Wars)

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The Princess Diarist (Star Wars)

Carrie Fisher

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Science fiction

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When Carrie Fisher discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to... [more]

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Unbreakable

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Unbreakable

Jess Halloran, Jelena Dokic

Autobiography: sport

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This is a story of Jelena Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee, twice. How she survived on the tennis court to... [more]

$34.99

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