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Little One

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Little One

Peter Papathanasiou

Biography; Autobiography: general

Paperback

A moving and compelling memoir of family and place, as Peter traces his parents' journey to Australia. [more]

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Our Man Elsewhere: In Search Of Alan Moorehead

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Our Man Elsewhere: In Search Of Alan Moorehead

Thornton McCamish

Biography; Biography: general

Hardback

A world-famous Australian writer, an inspiration to Robert Hughes and Clive James, a legendary war correspondent who also... [more]

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy...

David Nasaw

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

Hardback

Examines the life of Joseph P Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. This book tells... [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

Paperback

In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [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; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

Paperback

That decade was one of the most momentous in English history- it saw a religious break with the Pope, unprecedented use of... [more]

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

Ron McCallum

Biography; Autobiography: general; Disability: social aspects; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

Ron McCallum has been blind from birth. When he was a child, many blind people spent their lives making baskets in sheltered... [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [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

Paperback

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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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Philip Mansel

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

Hardback

Louis XIV wanted to conquer time and space - to push the borders of France which he inherited out into Flanders, Burgundy... [more]

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Biography; Autobiography: general; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

A passionate argument for female empowerment by Melinda Gates, one of the world's most admired and respected women. [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

Paperback

Born the day before the first American occupying troops landed near Tokyo in August 1945, Kerry O'Brien's life has spanned... [more]

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In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny

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In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny

Daisy Dunn

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Advocate - History

Hardback

Ash spewed into the sky. All eyes were on Vesuvius. Pliny the Elder sailed towards the phenomenon. A teenage Pliny the Younger... [more]

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Elton John

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Elton John

David Buckley

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

More than 50 years into Elton's incredible career, this is the definitive biography of a showbiz legend. [more]

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

Paperback

And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich (Former Professor of Modern German History, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

Hardback

The story of how Adolf Hitler created his 'Fuhrer dictatorship' - consistently and ruthlessly destroying everything that stood... [more]

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith Coleman

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith...

Danielle Clode

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

Award-winning zoologist and author Danielle Clode presents the life of one of Australia's foremost female naturalists, Edith... [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

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

Paperback

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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On Borrowed Time

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On Borrowed Time

Robert Manne

Biography: general; Popular culture; Politics & government

Paperback

A stunning new collection of essays from Australia's leading public intellectual [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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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

Jeff Apter

Music; Heavy Metal music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

On title page, the letter 'i' in the first word of the title appears as a lightning bolt. [more]

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

A. K. MacDougall

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

Address book

One of the first intake of teenage cadet-midshipmen to enter the new Royal Australian Naval College, in 1913, John Collins... [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

Katrin Himmler, Michael Wildt

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

Hardback

The English translation of the letters of Heinrich Himmler and his wife, recently authenticated by the Bundesarchiv and serialized... [more]

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