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The Bulldog Track: A grandson's story of an ordinary man's war and survival on the other Kokoda trail

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The Bulldog Track: A grandson's story of an ordinary man's war and survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising; Advocate - History; Advocate - Politics

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The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and a Terrible Year

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Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and...

Peter Brooks

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

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From a distinguished literary historian, a look at Gustave Flaubert and his correspondence with George Sand during France's... [more]

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Agent M

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Agent M

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; British & Irish history; Warfare & defence

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Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumored to be the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character... [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’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]

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [more]

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The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom

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The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois,...

Nancy Goldstone

Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

Goldstone documents the turbulent mother-daughter relationship between Catherine de' Medici and Marguerite de Valois to explore... [more]

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Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator

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Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and...

Jean Findlay

Biography; Biography: literary

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While Scott Moncrieff's work has shaped our understanding of one of the finest novels of the twentieth century, he has remained... [more]

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Lenin the Dictator

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Lenin the Dictator

Victor Sebestyen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Marxism & Communism; Advocate - History

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A new life of the creator of the world's first communist state. [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; Advocate - Australian Biography

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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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The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading

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The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading

Edmund White

Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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An insightful account of the key role reading has played in the life of literary icon Edmund White Edmund White made his... [more]

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No Country Woman: A memoir of not belonging

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No Country Woman: A memoir of not belonging

Zoya Patel

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A fresh and exciting feminist memoir about what it means to never feel at... [more]

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers

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Charles Ulm: The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers...

Rick Searle

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Australasian & Pacific history; Aviation skills & piloting; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The definitive insight into Charles Ulm, the oft-overshadowed partner and fellow pioneer of Australian aviation Charles Kingsford... [more]

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Warren Mundine in Black and White: Race, Politics and Changing Australia

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Warren Mundine in Black and White: Race, Politics and Changing Australia...

Warren Mundine

Biography; Autobiography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Overcoming segregation, discrimination, personal hardship and political betrayal... Nyunggai Warren Mundine tells it all in... [more]

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

Omarosa Manigault Newman

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

Paperback

The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House... [more]

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The Making of Donald Trump

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The Making of Donald Trump

David Cay Johnston

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

The New York Times bestseller that connects the dots from Donald Trump's racist background to the Russian scandals. [more]

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The Diary of a Bookseller

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The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Publishing industry

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Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over... [more]

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Logical Family: A Memoir

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Logical Family: A Memoir

Armistead Maupin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Gay studies (Gay men)

Paperback

In this funny, poignant and unflinchingly honest memoir, one of the world's best-loved storytellers explains how he evolved... [more]

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Run for Your Life

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Run for Your Life

Bob Carr

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Politics & government

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Most political memoirs are boring.<br /><br />Bob Carr tears up the rules.... [more]

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len...

Peter Rees

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War

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He was our first Aboriginal fighter pilot, he flew multiple sorties during Australia's World War II Pacific campaign, and... [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

Paperback

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

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

Seth Hettena

Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations

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Uncovering the sordid history of the decades-long association between Donald Trump and Russia. [more]

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed modern warfare

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Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI victory changed...

Stephen Dando-Collins

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

Paperback

July 4, 2018 will see the 100th anniversary of the World War One Battle of Hamel, fought on the Somme on American Independence... [more]

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