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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; Advocate - History

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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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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; Advocate - Australian Biography

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What does it mean to live a life in pursuit of art?<br /><br />In 1906,... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman to WWII General

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Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman...

Roland Perry

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy.<br /><br... [more]

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Becoming

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Becoming

Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Advocate - Biography

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [more]

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The Pm Years

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The Pm Years

Kevin Rudd

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

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

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Advocate - History

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [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; Advocate - Australian Biography

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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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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

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Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer

Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Feminism & feminist theory; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Intellectual. Feminist. Polemicist. Provocateur. [more]

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

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Banjo: The Remarkable Life of Australia's Greatest Storyteller

Grantlee Kieza

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The remarkable life of Australia's greatest storyteller.<br /><br />A.B.... [more]

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

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Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth

Adam Zamoyski

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Napoleonic Wars; Advocate - History

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`Napoleon is an out and out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A... [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; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

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

$45.00

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

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

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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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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

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A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

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

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Diarmaid MacCulloch's biography is the most complete life ever written of this elusive figure, making connections not previously... [more]

$69.99

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Speaking Up

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Speaking Up

Gillian Triggs

Biography; Autobiography: general; Human rights

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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised.... [more]

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Inadvertent

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Inadvertent

Karl Ove Knausgaard

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

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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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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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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights; Advocate - Biography

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In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [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

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How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [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; Advocate - History

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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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The First Iron Lady: A Life of Caroline of Ansbach

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The First Iron Lady: A Life of Caroline of Ansbach

Matthew Dennison

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

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'A brilliant study of a brilliant woman' LUCY WORSLEY History... [more]

$22.99

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The King's War

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The King's War

Mark Logue, Peter Conradi

Biography; Biography: royalty

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The extraordinary follow-up to the international bestseller The King's Speech [more]

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