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The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de' Medici

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The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World...

Catherine Fletcher

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

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1531 - after years of brutal war and political intrigue, the bastard son of a Medici Duke and a Half-negro maidservant rides... [more]

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God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de Chatillon

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God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders: Reynald de...

Jeffrey Lee (Author)

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Middle Eastern history; Medieval history; Crusades

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The sweeping story of one of the most notorious crusader knights, Reynald de Chatillon - a great Christian hero of the Second... [more]

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The Allure of Chanel

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The Allure of Chanel

Paul Morand

Individual designers; History of fashion; Biography: arts & entertainment; Fiction & Literature

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Coco Chanel invited the author to visit her in St Moritz at the end of the Second World War when he was given the opportunity... [more]

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

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

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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But Seriously: An Autobiography

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But Seriously: An Autobiography

John McEnroe

Autobiography: sport; Tennis

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Legendary tennis star and expert commentator John McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to the international bestseller Serious.... [more]

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Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence

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Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence

Artemis Cooper

Biography; Biography: literary

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The authorised biography of Elizabeth Jane Howard from the award-winning author of Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure [more]

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The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon

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The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover...

David Grann

Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Spymaster: The Life of Britain's Most Decorated Cold War Spy and Head of MI6, Sir Maurice Oldfield

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Spymaster: The Life of Britain's Most Decorated Cold War Spy and Head of...

Martin Pearce

Biography: historical, political & military; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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A study of Sir Maurice Oldfield's life that portrays one of the UK's most important and complex spies of the Cold War era.... [more]

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Jane & Me: My Austen Heritage

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Jane & Me: My Austen Heritage

Caroline Jane Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general

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Caroline Jane Knight shares more than Jane Austen's name and DNA. As a direct descendant of Jane's brother, Edward Knight,... [more]

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India

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India

V. S. Naipaul

Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; History; Asian history; Social & cultural history

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V.S. Naipaul first visited India in 1962 at twenty-nine. His most recent visit was in 2015 at eighty-two. The intervening... [more]

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Touched By God: How We Won the Mexico '86 World Cup

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Touched By God: How We Won the Mexico '86 World Cup

Diego Maradona, Daniel Arnucci

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; World Cup

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Thirty years on from the magic of the '86 Mexico World Cup, Diego Maradona reveals, for the first time, the untold stories... [more]

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The Russian Soul: Selections from a Writer's Diary

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The Russian Soul: Selections from a Writer's Diary

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary essays

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A new anthology of Dostoevsky's remarkable work 'A Writer's Diary'. A voluminous and variegated miscellany in which the celebrated... [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

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

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Set the Boy Free

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Set the Boy Free

Johnny Marr

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

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Few groups have had a bigger impact than The Smiths and few musicians are as celebrated as Johnny Marr. He is an icon who... [more]

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Depression: Vintage Minis

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Depression: Vintage Minis

William Styron

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Psychology; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Coping with stress

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How does a writer compose a suicide note? This was not a question that the prize-winning novelist had ever contemplated before.... [more]

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Summer: Vintage Minis

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Summer: Vintage Minis

Laurie Lee

Biography; Autobiography: general; Rural communities; Local history

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How do you remember the summers of your childhood? For Laurie Lee they were flower-crested, heady, endless days. Here is an... [more]

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship...

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economic history

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The description for this book, The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern... [more]

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Here It Is

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Here It Is

Paul Roos

Autobiography: sport

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Paul Roos is a leader, a legend, an AFL icon who transcends the game itself.<br... [more]

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The Jane Austen Treasury

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The Jane Austen Treasury

Janet Todd

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

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Features a collection of facts and insights into the life and times of the great novelist and the attitudes and customs that... [more]

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Porcelain: A Memoir

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Porcelain: A Memoir

Moby

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

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In the late eighties and early nineties, Moby, then an underground DJ and musician, was scraping out a living in New York... [more]

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The Incest Diary

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The Incest Diary

Anonymous

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Sexual abuse & harassment; Intergenerational relationships

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Anonymous memoir of a daughter's abuse by, and attachment to, her father -- [more]

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A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy

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A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy

Mary Craig

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; First World War; Espionage & secret services

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In this new biography, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her execution, Mata Hari is revealed in all of... [more]

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The Making of Martin Luther

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The Making of Martin Luther

Richard Rex

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Religion & beliefs; Protestantism & Protestant Churches

Hardback

The description for this book, The Making of Martin Luther, will be forthcoming. [more]

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The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing

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The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing...

Dan Hampton

Biography: general; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aircraft: general interest

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America&rsquo;s finest aviation story in the hands of our finest aviation historian, The Flight is Dan Hampton&rsquo;s biggest,... [more]

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Billy Slater: Autobiography

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Billy Slater: Autobiography

Billy Slater

Autobiography: sport; Rugby League

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During a long and decorated career with the Melbourne Storm, Queensland and Australia, Billy Slater has forged a reputation... [more]

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