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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

Tracy Borman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes of Henry VIII's court and sheds... [more]

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

Ann Blainey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aviation skills & piloting

Hardback

Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records... [more]

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

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Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir

Kerry O'Brien

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Press & journalism

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O'Brien reflects on the big events, the lessons learned and lessons ignored, along with the foibles and strengths of public... [more]

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John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

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John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

John Edwards

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The first volume of John Curtin's War was recognized as 'a landmark in Australian political biography' (The Australian) and... [more]

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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet

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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet...

Julie Dobrow

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The untold story of the mother and daughter who opened the door to Emily Dickinson's poetry. [more]

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The Pm Years

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The Pm Years

Kevin Rudd

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: historical, political & military

Hardback

Kevin Rudd breaks his silence on his time as Prime Minister, and the coup that killed Australian politics. [more]

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The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer

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The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer

Damon Kitney

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: business & industry; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The biography of James Packer.<br /><br />James Packer turns to Greek mythology... [more]

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Inadvertent

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Inadvertent

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general

Hardback

The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian... [more]

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

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

Paperback

The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [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]

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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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White King: The Tragedy of Charles I

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White King: The Tragedy of Charles I

Leanda de Lisle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

Paperback

Winner of the HWA Crown for Best Work of Historical Non-Fiction 2018Times Book of the YearLess than forty years after the... [more]

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World...

Malala Yousafzai

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Refugees & political asylum; Migration, immigration & emigration; Advocate - Biography

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Malala Yousafzai presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with her own story of her displacement in this... [more]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

A witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir. [more]

$34.99

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Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

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Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

Harvey Sachs (Curtis Institute of Music)

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

On the 150th anniversary of his birth comes this monumental biography of conductor Arturo Toscanini, whose dramatic life was... [more]

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

Noah Charney, Ingrid Rowland

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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A narrative of intrigue, gossip and colourful artistic rivalry, The Collector of Lives presents a lively introduction to a... [more]

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Brutally Honest

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Brutally Honest

Melanie Brown, Louise Gannon

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

Paperback

The tell-all memoir from the loudest, proudest Spice Girl [more]

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

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The Finest Gold: The Making of an Olympic Swimmer

Brad Cooper

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games; Sports training & coaching

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The Finest Gold is a rollicking coming-of-age and a compelling exploration of the limits and lengths of the human body. [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

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Richard Nixon: The Life

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Richard Nixon: The Life

John A. Farrell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

In Richard Nixon, award-winning biographer John A. Farrell examines the life and legacy of one of America's most controversial... [more]

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

Amanda Curtin

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Part biography, part travel narrative, this is the story of an artist in a foreign land who, with limited resources and despite... [more]

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On The Road With Bill Clinton: Nelson Mandela, Kim Kardashian, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tony Blair, Al Gore, Mike Tyson and More

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On The Road With Bill Clinton: Nelson Mandela, Kim Kardashian, Arnold Schwarzenegger,...

Max Markson

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

An ultimate peek behind... [more]

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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country...

Sarah Smarsh

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Poverty & unemployment; Social classes; Rural communities

Paperback

Heartland reveals one woman's experience of working-class poverty in America with an eye-opening and topical personal story.... [more]

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking...

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous... [more]

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