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Biography: general

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

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Brutus: The Noble Conspirator

Kathryn Tempest

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

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A compelling new portrait of Marcus Brutus delves behind the ancient evidence to set aside the myths that surround the ancient... [more]

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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

Anne Boyd Rioux

Biography: general; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women

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Rediscover the beloved classic Little Women and its lasting power as it celebrates its 150th anniversary. [more]

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Myself When Young

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Myself When Young

Henry Handel Richardson

Biography; Autobiography: general

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The unfinished autobiography of one of the great Australian novelists-Henry Handel Richardson, the pen name of Ethel F. Lindesay... [more]

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Life As I Know It: The bestselling book, now a major film 'Ride Like a Girl'

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Life As I Know It: The bestselling book, now a major film 'Ride Like a Girl'...

Michelle Payne, John Harms

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Horse racing

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In Life As I Know It, Michelle Payne tells her deeply moving story. Michelle was put on a horse aged four. At five years old... [more]

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in...

Robert Carmichael

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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In 1977, young diplomat Ouk Ket was recalled to Cambodia 'to get educated to better fulfil [his] responsibilities'. Left behind... [more]

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Facts and Fiction: A Book of Storytelling

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Facts and Fiction: A Book of Storytelling

Michael Holroyd

Biography: literary; Prose: non-fiction; Literary essays

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'As deft and devastating as a piece of non-fiction writing in miniature as you're ever likely to read ... A collection to... [more]

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King of Fashion: The autobiography of Paul Poiret

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King of Fashion: The autobiography of Paul Poiret

Paul Poiret

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Autobiography: general

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From his humble Parisian childhood, to his debut as a couturier, to his experiences during World War I, couturier Paul Poiret... [more]

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business 1978-98

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business...

Mick Houghton

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

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In 1980, Houghton set up his own PR company, Brassneck Publicity, and for the next 20 years the list of his charges reads... [more]

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A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch

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A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch

Sanam Maher

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection

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`The powerful story of a woman who was ahead of her time' Mishal Husain, presenter at BBC World News, BBC Weekend News, BBC... [more]

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Jeff Apter

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

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'What a great read. The last chapters really got to me-so sad.' Herm Kovac, bandmate and lifelong friend of Malcolm (and... [more]

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Beyond the Stethoscope: Doctor'S Stories of Reclaiming Hope, Heart and Healing in Medicine

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Beyond the Stethoscope: Doctor'S Stories of Reclaiming Hope, Heart and Healing...

Lucy Mayes

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Health & Self-Help

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Our health care system is sick. We live in an era of factory style medicine, spiralling costs, complex and chronic conditions,... [more]

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Lindsey Hilsum

Biography; Biography: general; True war & combat stories; Press & journalism

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The gripping life story of the great war correspondent Marie Colvin told by one of her closest friendsWinner of the James... [more]

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On the Chin: A Boxing Education

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On the Chin: A Boxing Education

Alex McClintock

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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The sporting memoir of an unlikely pugilist's attempt to take on Australia's amateur boxing circuit. [more]

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Biography; Biography: general; History

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An anthology that aims to smash the stereotypes of Arabs in Australia that too often proliferate in mainstream media. [more]

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

Russell J Hodge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: business & industry; Memoirs; Legal profession: general

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This is the story of Russell Hodge, a high-powered lawyer and family man and his struggle with mental illness, meaning and... [more]

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Storytime

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Storytime

Jane Sullivan

Biography: general

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What was it exactly? Wonder, rapture, delight, surprised recognition, laughter - but also darker feelings that made my heart... [more]

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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Joanna Moorhead

Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Children's & Educational

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The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope [more]

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Border's Battlers

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Border's Battlers

Michael Sexton

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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It's the 1986 tour of India, and Australian cricket is reeling from the loss of key players to retirement and rebel tours.... [more]

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The Good Bloke

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The Good Bloke

Charles Staunton

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Local history

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The colourful life, crimes and adventures of Charles 'The Good Bloke' Staunton. [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

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

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THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography

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Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography

Johnathan Thurston

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby League

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Johnathan Thurston is widely regarded as rugby league's greatest player. This autobiography will follow Thurston's journey... [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

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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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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

Kate Harris

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Geographical discovery & exploration; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Lands of Lost Borders is illuminating, heart-warming, and hopeful in its suggestion that we will explore not to conquer but... [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

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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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