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This Really Isn't About You

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This Really Isn't About You

Jean Hannah Edelstein

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement

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A disarmingly tender, funny and honest memoir of grief, illness and finding your way in life from an inimitable new voice.... [more]

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My Polar Dream

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My Polar Dream

Jade Hameister

Biography: general; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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The inspiring story of a teenage girl who dreamed of completing the Polar Hat Trick - and did! [more]

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Daddy Who?

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Daddy Who?

Craig Horne

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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Daddy Who? is the story of a phenomenon, a band that in eighteen short months changed the course of Australian rock history.<br... [more]

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A Letter from Paris: A true story of hidden art, lost romance, and family reclaimed

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A Letter from Paris: A true story of hidden art, lost romance, and family...

Louisa Deasey

Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Travel writing; Advocate - Australian Biography

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When Louisa Deasey receives a message from a French woman called Coralie, who has found a cache of letters in an attic, written... [more]

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Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John

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Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John

Helen Trinca

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Helen Trinca has captured the troubled life of Madeleine St John in this moving account of a remarkable writer. After the... [more]

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A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis, a literary life

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A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis, a literary life

Jacqueline Kent

Biography; Biography: literary

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Originally published to great acclaim in 2001, A Certain Style introduced Beatrice Davis to thousands of readers and told... [more]

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

Walter Stahr

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

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New York Times bestselling author Walter Stahr tells the story of Edwin Stanton, who served as Secretary of War in Abraham... [more]

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger

Lee Israel

Biography; Biography: general

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An audacious memoir by a down-on-her-luck writer, Can You Ever Forgive Me? is Israel's story of the astonishing literary... [more]

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: religious & spiritual; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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A comprehensive, authoritatve story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American... [more]

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Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life

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Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life

Malachi O'Doherty

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Politics & government

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How did Gerry Adams grow from a revolutionary street activist - in perpetual danger of arrest and assassination - into the... [more]

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation...

Christopher Cooper

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Technology: general issues; History of engineering & technology

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The Truth About Tesla is one of the first books to set the record straight, tracing the origin of Tesla's genius to scientists... [more]

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The Diary of a Bookseller

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The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Publishing industry

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Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over... [more]

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Sex, Drugs and the Electoral Roll: My Unlikely Journey from Sex Worker to Member of Parliament

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Sex, Drugs and the Electoral Roll: My Unlikely Journey from Sex Worker to...

Fiona Patten

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Social issues & processes

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Sex worker, fashion designer, anti-censorship activist, fierce campaigner, political lobbyist and Member of Parliament - Fiona... [more]

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How To Be A Muslim

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How To Be A Muslim

Haroon Moghul

Biography: general; Religion & beliefs

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A young Muslim leader's memoir of his struggles to forge an American Muslim identity [more]

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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Thomas E. Ricks

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

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A dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, with a focus on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the... [more]

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Back, After the Break

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Back, After the Break

Osher Gunsberg

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Osher Gunsberg, one of Australia's most loved celebrities, opens up in a powerful, dark, funny and heartwrenching memoir about... [more]

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong

James Hansen

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

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

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The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

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The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

Margaret Willes

Biography: literary; History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history [more]

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Resolution: Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War

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Resolution: Two Brothers. A Nation in Crisis. A World at War

David Rutland, Emma Ellis

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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The story of the contrasting fortunes of two aristocratic brothers in the age of the American Revolution offers a fascinating... [more]

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

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Working Class Boy (Film Tie-In)

Jimmy Barnes

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

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Long before Cold Chisel, long before 'Barnesy', there was the true story of James Dixon Swan A household name, an Australian... [more]

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Hannibal: A Hellenistic Life

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Hannibal: A Hellenistic Life

Eve MacDonald

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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If history is written by the victors, can we really know Hannibal, whose portrait we see through the eyes of his Roman conquerors?... [more]

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Manderley Forever: The Life of Daphne du Maurier

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Manderley Forever: The Life of Daphne du Maurier

Tatiana de Rosnay

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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An enthralling biography of Daphne du Maurier, the legendary author of novels including Rebecca and My Cousin Rachel. [more]

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered...

Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies

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An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash under the dark shadow of Reagan and Thatcher. [more]

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David Bowie: A Life

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David Bowie: A Life

Dylan Jones

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Shortlisted for the NME Best Music Book Award 2018THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'The definitive book on Bowie' The Times Dylan... [more]

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Climbing & mountaineering; Travel writing

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This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling... [more]

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