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If At First You Don't Conceive

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If At First You Don't Conceive

Liz Ellis

Autobiography: general; Medicine; Reproductive medicine

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A fully researched and accessible guide for Australian couples facing infertility issues by an Australian sporting great.... [more]

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The Terrible

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The Terrible

Yrsa Daley-Ward

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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From an explosive new literary talent, a searing, moving memoir of family,... [more]

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

Jill Roe

Biography; Biography: literary

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A classic, accessible award-winning biography of Australia's most iconic author, leading feminist and humanitarian. [more]

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Legacy

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Legacy

Tim Cahill

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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The story of international football star Tim Cahill, one of the most admired Australian sportsmen of all time. It's an unlikely... [more]

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

Andrew Morton

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author of Diana: Her True Story and Wallis in Love, comes the inside story of Meghan Markle... [more]

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Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning

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Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning

Claire Dederer

Biography; Biography: general

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<b>From the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses</i>, a ferocious, sexy,... [more]

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence

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*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

David Hepworth

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

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As heard on BBC 6 Music with Shaun Keveny, BBC Radio 5 Live and Talk Radio with Eamonn HolmesThe age of the rock star, like... [more]

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Unmasked

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Unmasked

Turia Pitt

Biography; Autobiography: general; Management: leadership & motivation

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Whether via the numerous media reports, 60 Minutes specials, Women's Weekly cover stories or her first book, Everything To... [more]

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

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Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography

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The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography

A. J. A. Symons

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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'What had happened to the lost manuscripts, what train of chances took Rolfe to his death in Venice? The Quest continued'... [more]

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After Kathy Acker: A Biography

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After Kathy Acker: A Biography

Chris Kraus

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

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Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon ... scholar, stripper, victim and media-whore: The late Kathy Acker's legend and... [more]

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Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

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Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Matthew Strickland

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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This first modern study of Henry the Young King, eldest son of Henry II but the least known Plantagenet monarch, explores... [more]

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Looking for the Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic

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Looking for the Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic...

Alice Kaplan

Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; European history

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A biography of the novel that tells us how this poor, sickly young writer from Algeria happened to write perhaps the century's... [more]

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Dante: The Story of His Life

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Dante: The Story of His Life

Marco Santagata

Biography; Biography: literary; European history; Medieval history

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Marco Santagata illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan.... [more]

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The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wilde

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The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Serving prison time with hard labor for the crime of gross indecency, Oscar Wilde wrote some of his most powerful works. A... [more]

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Carlos Magdalena

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Originally published: London: Viking, 2017. [more]

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

Sarah Fraser

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

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Henry Stuart's life is the last great forgotten Jacobean tale. Shadowed by the gravity of the Thirty Years' War and the huge... [more]

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In God's Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of Pope St John Paul II

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In God's Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of Pope St John Paul II

Pope John Paul, II

Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Diaries, letters & journals; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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The spiritual diaries of Pope St John Paul II - published for the first time ever in English. The most intimate insight into... [more]

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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

Elizabeth Winder

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Popular culture

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Marilyn, like you've never seen her before! [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

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

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'Masterly ... awesome reading ... an outstanding biography' Max Hastings, Sunday Times A life of the greatest French statesman... [more]

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How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi

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How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi

Cory Taylor

Biography: general; History

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How did an obscure agitator on the political fringes of early-20th-century Germany rise to become the supreme leader of the... [more]

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Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide

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Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide

Hans-Lukas Kieser

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Nationalism; Political leaders & leadership; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The first English-language biography of the de facto ruler of the late Ottoman Empire and architect of the Armenian Genocide.... [more]

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Autobiography

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Autobiography

John Stuart Mill

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy

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J. S. Mill was the greatest British philosopher of the nineteenth century. Mill's purpose in writing his Autobiography was... [more]

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Return of the King: Lebron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Greatest Comeback in NBA History

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Return of the King: Lebron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Greatest...

Brian Windhorst, Dave McMenamin

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Basketball

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Documents LeBron James's return to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the secret meetings and controversial decisions behind the... [more]

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