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Biography: general

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Another Day In The Life: My Life in Photos & Music

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Another Day In The Life: My Life in Photos & Music

Ringo Starr

Music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Another Day In The Life is introduced and narrated by Ringo Starr, with forewords by legendary movie director David Lynch... [more]

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Quentin Tarantino: The iconic filmmaker and his work

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Quentin Tarantino: The iconic filmmaker and his work

Ian Nathan

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

Hardback

A true cinephile, Tarantino is famed for his visually arresting approach and this exploration of his career will feature stunning... [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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Stephen Hawking (Little Guides to Great Lives)

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Stephen Hawking (Little Guides to Great Lives)

Isabel Thomas

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Children's & Educational; People & places (Children's&YA)

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Stephen Hawking was one of the world's most famous scientists. His ground-breaking research into black holes and the Big Bang... [more]

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The Glossy Years: Magazines, Museums and Selective Memoirs

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The Glossy Years: Magazines, Museums and Selective Memoirs

Nicholas Coleridge

History of fashion; Biography; Autobiography: business & industry; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Fashion & society

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Over his thirty-year career at Conde Nast, Nicholas Coleridge has witnessed it all. From the anxieties of the Princess 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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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights

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In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [more]

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The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America

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The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America

Bill O'Reilly

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

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A rare, insider's look at the life of Donald Trump from Bill O'Reilly, the bestselling author of the Killing series, based... [more]

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Brock at Bathurst

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Brock at Bathurst

Bev Brock

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

Hardback

No driver is as connected to a track as the legendary Peter Brock is to Bathurst. October 2019 marks half a century since... [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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Year of the Monkey: The New York Times bestseller

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Year of the Monkey: The New York Times bestseller

Patti Smith

Individual photographers; Music; Punk, New Wave & Indie; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

Hardback

A memoir about the year 2016 in which dreams and reality are interwoven --Provided by publisher. [more]

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Curious Recollections: Life in the Curiosity Show

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Curious Recollections: Life in the Curiosity Show

Rob Morrison

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Education; Media, information & communication industries; History of engineering & technology

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Every child who grew up in Australia in the 70s and 80s remembers Curiosity Show, the science show that encouraged kids to... [more]

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural...

Bernie Shakeshaft, James Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Homelessness; Social work

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A thought-provoking and heart-warming story of how one man (and his working dogs) is giving rural kids, on their last chance,... [more]

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Henry Hitchings

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; British & Irish history; Popular philosophy

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Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

$22.99

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Sontag: Her Life

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Sontag: Her Life

Benjamin Moser

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

Hardback

Susan Sontag was our last great literary star. Her brilliant, serious mind combined with her striking image, her rigorous... [more]

$65.00

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Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution

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Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution

Shlomo Avineri

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: religious & spiritual; Philosophy; Marxism & Communism

Hardback

A new exploration of Karl Marx's life through his intellectual contributions to modern thought [more]

$44.99

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Josephus's The Jewish War: A Biography

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Josephus's The Jewish War: A Biography

Martin Goodman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Judaism; Jewish studies

Hardback

An essential introduction to Josephus's momentous war narrative The Jewish War is Josephus's superbly evocative account... [more]

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Beyond A Boundary

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Beyond A Boundary

Cyril Lionel Robert James

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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'To say the best cricket book ever written is piffingly inadequate praise' Guardian'Great claims have been made for [Beyond... [more]

$22.99

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Queen of the World

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Queen of the World

Robert Hardman

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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It's also a glorious read' - William Shawcross, Spectator_____________________________Written by the renowned royal biographer,... [more]

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

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A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Case

Antonio Buti

Biography: general; History; Indigenous peoples; Criminal justice law

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On Christmas Day 1957, Joe Trevorrow walked through the blistering heat to seek help for his sick baby boy. When relatives... [more]

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No Spin

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No Spin

Shane Warne, Mark Nicholas

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Paperback

Everyone knows the story, or thinks they do. The leg-spinner who rewrote the record books. One of Wisden's five cricketers... [more]

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Nine Lives: Episodes in an Australian Foreign Service Career

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Nine Lives: Episodes in an Australian Foreign Service Career

Richard Gate

Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

In the decades following the Second World War Australia fostered close relations with many nations, most newly independent,... [more]

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners...

Jenni Davis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

Paperback

Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning - riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics... [more]

$19.99

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

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One Hundred Miracles: A Memoir of Music and Survival

Zuzana Ruzickova, Wendy Holden

Music; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; The Holocaust

Paperback

The remarkable memoir of Zuzana Ruzickova, Holocaust survivor and world-famous... [more]

$32.99

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