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Victoria: An Intimate Biography of the Woman who changed the World

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Victoria: An Intimate Biography of the Woman who changed the World

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

The much-admired, critically-praised and bestselling biography of Queen Victoria, from one of Australia's most admired and... [more]

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Louise Milligan

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse; Criminal investigation & detection

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse has brought to light horrific stories. Questions about what... [more]

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A. N. Wilson

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

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A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life [more]

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Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force

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Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force

Sarah Goldman

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Hardback

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

$39.99

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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

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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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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

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

Hardback

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

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Brief Lives 3 - Newton

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Brief Lives 3 - Newton

Peter Ackroyd

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

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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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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe

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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent...

John Julius Norwich

Biography: royalty; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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The colourful story of the four very different men who created our modern world: Henry VIII, Francis I of France, Charles... [more]

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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the storming of the presidency

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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the storming of the presidency...

Joshua Green

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller. [more]

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Active outdoor pursuits; Climbing & mountaineering; Advocate - Science

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Tells the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling... [more]

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Bumper: The Life and Times of Frank 'Bumper' Farrell

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Bumper: The Life and Times of Frank 'Bumper' Farrell

Larry Writer

Biography; Autobiography: general; Police & security services; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The sprawling saga of legendary Australian cop, Bumper Farrell, the most feared and revered policeman in Australia's history.... [more]

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Jane Austen and her World

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Jane Austen and her World

Josephine Ross

Portraits in art; Biography: literary; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

To coincide with the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death (and her appearance on English banknotes) in July 2017, this illuminating... [more]

$19.99

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Escape Artist: The incredible Second World War of Johnny Peck

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Escape Artist: The incredible Second World War of Johnny Peck

Peter Monteath

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

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Tex

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Tex

Tex Perkins

Music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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The autobiography of Australian rock 'n' roll legend, Tex Perkins. [more]

$34.99

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The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath

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The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath

Ben S. Bernanke

Autobiography: business & industry; Political structure & processes; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Financial crises & disasters

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Ben S. Bernanke's rise to chair of the Federal Reserve, the massive financial crisis, and the Fed's bold and effective response.... [more]

$28.95

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

Mark Raphael Baker

Biography; Autobiography: general

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Thirty Days is a portrait of grief, of a marriage and of a family. It is the moving memoir of Mark's wife of 32 years, Kerryn... [more]

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Working Class Boy

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Working Class Boy

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; 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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The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

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The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

Emer O'Sullivan

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics - his precocious intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his... [more]

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AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One

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AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One

Alan Jones

Autobiography: sport; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

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Few names in international motorsport are treated with the same reverence as Alan Jones. When he speaks, they listen.<br /><br... [more]

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

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John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Colonialism & imperialism; Boer Wars; Battles & campaigns

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At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill believed that to achieve his ambition of becoming Prime Minister he must do something... [more]

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A Life Underwater

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A Life Underwater

Charlie Veron

Biography; Autobiography: general

Paperback

As exhilarating and provocative, funny and warm as the man himself. His astonishing life story is a revelation, an inspiration... [more]

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

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

Steve Harris

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

Paperback

<div>The engrossing real life story of how Queen Victoria's favourite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the most ambitious Royal... [more]

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr...

Catherine Jinks

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Hypnosis

Paperback

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