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The Gospel Side of Elvis

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The Gospel Side of Elvis

Joe Moscheo

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

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A tribute to the King of Rock and Roll's roots in gospel music, on the 40th anniversary of his death. [more]

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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the storming of the presidency

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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the storming of the presidency...

Joshua Green

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller. [more]

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I Fought at Dunkirk: Seven Veterans Remember Their Fight For Salvation

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I Fought at Dunkirk: Seven Veterans Remember Their Fight For Salvation

Mike Rossiter

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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When Britain declared war against Germany in September 1939, thousands of young men sailed across the English Channel to fight... [more]

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Horrie The Wog-Dog: The Original Tail

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Horrie The Wog-Dog: The Original Tail

Ion Idriess

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Black & Asian studies; Warfare & defence

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The true story of Horrie the Wog-Dog who was adopted by the Australian Signal Platoon of the M/G Battalion, in spite of all... [more]

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The Billionaires Club: The Unstoppable Rise of Football's Super-rich Owners

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The Billionaires Club: The Unstoppable Rise of Football's Super-rich Owners...

James Montague

Biography: business & industry; Sport & leisure industries; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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Frequently perceived as a characteristic of modern culture, the phenomenon of celebrity has much older roots. In this illuminating... [more]

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Nick Cave: Mercy on Me

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Nick Cave: Mercy on Me

Reinhard Kleist

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

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An enthralling portrait of an intense, uncompromising and hypnotic artist [more]

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To Siri, With Love: A mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of a machine

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To Siri, With Love: A mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of a machine...

Judith Newman

Biography; Autobiography: general; Coping with illness

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Based on the New York Times viral sensation, the uplifting story of a mother, her autistic son and the kindness of machines... [more]

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The Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir in Correspondence

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The Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir in Correspondence

Emma Reyes

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs

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The extraordinary, posthumously published memoir in letters of a Colombian artist whose writing was championed by Gabriel... [more]

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A Short Life of Pushkin

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A Short Life of Pushkin

Robert Chandler

Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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In Robert Chandler's exquisite biography, literary giant Alexander Pushkin, lauded as the Russian Shakespeare, is examined... [more]

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Slow: Live Life Simply

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Slow: Live Life Simply

Brooke McAlary

Biography; Autobiography: general; Self-help & personal development

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From the creator of the award-winning Slow Home podcast comes Slow the perfect companion on the long road to living a simpler... [more]

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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

Lucinda Hawksley

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

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Originally published: The mystery of Princess Louise. London: Chatto & Windus, 2013. [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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Chasing the Cup: My America's Cup Journey

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Chasing the Cup: My America's Cup Journey

Jimmy Spithill

Autobiography: sport; Sailing

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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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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; 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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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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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

Dan Tucker

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History

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This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one... [more]

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Alexander Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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The bestselling life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, which became the basis for the hugely successful... [more]

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My Turn: The Autobiography

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My Turn: The Autobiography

Johan Cruyff

Autobiography: sport; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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Johan Cruyff is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in football history. Throughout his playing career, he was... [more]

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Me. You. A Diary

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Me. You. A Diary

Dawn French

Individual actors & performers; Television; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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I can't count the amount of diaries I have crammed full withentries in January, that then fizzle out as the other months pile... [more]

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Barak vs The Black Hats of Melbourne: The untold story of how the Black Hats destroyed Coranderrk

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Barak vs The Black Hats of Melbourne: The untold story of how the Black...

Mick Woiwod

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Most Victorians would agree that, yes, European settlement had indeed removed the Wurundjeri from their hunting grounds in... [more]

$34.95

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Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years

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Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years

Nicholas Frankel

Biography; Biography: literary

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Nicholas Frankel presents a revisionary account of Oscar Wilde's final years, spent in poverty and exile in Europe following... [more]

$54.95

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Henry David Thoreau: A Life

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Henry David Thoreau: A Life

Laura Dassow Walls

Biography; Biography: literary

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“Walden. Yesterday I came here to live.” That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual... [more]

$63.95

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Romulus, My Father: Text Classics

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Romulus, My Father: Text Classics

Raimond Gaita

Biography; Biography: general

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Romulus Gaita fled Yugoslavia aged thirteen, and came to Australia with his wife and their son soon after World War II. Tragic... [more]

$12.95

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