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Biography: general

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Chasing the Cup: My America's Cup Journey

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Chasing the Cup: My America's Cup Journey

Jimmy Spithill

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sailing

Paperback

Jimmy is the world's most successful racing skipper, and at just 37, this Sydney-born sailor has already reached legendary... [more]

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Chopin and His World

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Chopin and His World

Jonathan D. Bellman, Halina Goldberg

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The description for this book, Chopin and His World, will be forthcoming. [more]

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Wes Anderson

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Wes Anderson

Donna Kornhaber

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Film movie production: technical skills; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The Grand Budapest Hotel and Moonrise Kingdom have made Wes Anderson a filmmaking force. Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums... [more]

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Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

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Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

Thomas Weber

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Becoming Hitler strips away the layers of self-serving myth in Hitler's own account to reveal for the first time the true... [more]

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Pablo Escobar: My Father

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Pablo Escobar: My Father

Juan Pablo Escobar

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Drugs trade & trafficking

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Until now, we believed that everything had been said about the rise and fall of the most infamous drug lord of all time, Pablo... [more]

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Bomber: The Whole Story

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Bomber: The Whole Story

Mark Thompson

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Australian Rules football

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After 34 years in the game at a thousand kilometres an hour, Mark 'Bomber' Thompson stepped away from AFL footy following... [more]

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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: The Life and Times of a Civil War Heroine

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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: The Life and Times of a Civil War Heroine...

Lucy Moore

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Social & cultural history; English Civil War

Hardback

A revealing and intimate account of one woman's life during the turbulent years of the English Civil War, by the bestselling... [more]

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Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks

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Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks

Stephen Davis (Davidson College)

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

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Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At 68, she's one of the... [more]

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The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox

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The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William...

Vanda Krefft

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment; Cinema industry

Hardback

Produced and released by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. High quality --From title page. [more]

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Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray

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Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray

Rosalind Rosenberg

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Feminism & feminist theory; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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Euro-African-American activist Paulli Murray was a feminist lawyer, who played pivotal roles in both the modern civil rights... [more]

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Louis XIV

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Louis XIV

Richard Wilkinson

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

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Featuring analysis of Louis' wider significance in history and the surrounding historiography, this biography focuses on Louis'... [more]

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The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones

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The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones

Rich Cohen

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

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A panoramic, stylish narrative history of the Rolling Stones, viewed through the impassioned and opinionated lens of Vanity... [more]

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Killer Caldwell: Australia's Greatest Fighter Pilot

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Killer Caldwell: Australia's Greatest Fighter Pilot

Jeffrey Watson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Clive 'Killer' Caldwell was a natural and brilliant pilot, a superb shot, and a born leader. He saw action against the Germans,... [more]

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Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House

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Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers...

Alyssa Mastromonaco

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Political structure & processes

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The New York Times bestselling memoir of President Barack Obama's deputy chief of staff - like no political memoir you've... [more]

$29.99

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Winter: #2 Seasons Quartet

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Winter: #2 Seasons Quartet

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Autobiography: general; Family & relationships

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The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily... [more]

$35.00

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Elvis Presley: Caught in a Trap

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Elvis Presley: Caught in a Trap

Spencer Leigh

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

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Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Elvis' death. With exclusive interviews with fellow musicians, promoters... [more]

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The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem

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The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem

Hannah Arendt, Gershom Scholem (formerly Professor of Jewish Mysticism, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)

Biography: general; Philosophy

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Few people thought as deeply or incisively about Germany, Jewish identity, and the Holocaust as Hannah Arendt and Gershom... [more]

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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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Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

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Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire

Amy Licence

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

Hardback

THE biography of the most alluring, important and enigmatic of Henry VIII's six wives, Anne Boleyn. [more]

$74.95

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Hunter of Stories

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Hunter of Stories

Eduardo Galeano

Biography: general; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; History of the Americas

Hardback

This is Eduardo Galeano's last book, a masterful, deeply considered, and poetic autobiography, written in his signature style... [more]

$47.95

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Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

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Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

Danelle Morton, Kathryn Sermak

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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For ten years Kathryn Sermak was at Bette Davis's side--first as an employee, and then as her closest friend--and in Miss... [more]

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Life in the Garden: A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 2017

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Life in the Garden: A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 2017

Penelope Lively

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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**A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week 2017** 'Rich and unusual, this is a book to treasure' Alex Preston, Observer Penelope... [more]

$35.00

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Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist

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Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist

Whitney Museum of American Art, Gail Levin

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: general

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This sumptuous book presents the full range of Edward Hopper's work and offers greater access to Edward Hopper, the man, than... [more]

$56.95

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Life of Brine: A Surfer's Journey

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Life of Brine: A Surfer's Journey

Phil Jarratt

Autobiography: sport; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

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Life of Brine is the memoir of Phil Jarratt, one of the world's best-known chroniclers of surfing culture whose lifelong pursuit... [more]

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William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life

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William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life

James Lee McDonough

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

Paperback

The New York Times best-selling biography of one of America's most storied military figures. [more]

$28.95

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