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Biography: general

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

Vikki Petraitis

Biography; Biography: general; True crime

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'The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On' is a revised edition of the bestselling book by Vikki Petraitis. It details the shocking... [more]

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Gunter Grass

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Gunter Grass

Julian Preece

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

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Gunter Grass is the first biographical study in English of this Nobel Prize-winning writer. [more]

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Leonard Bernstein

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Leonard Bernstein

Paul R. Laird

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

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Drawing on over thirty years of study, leading scholar Paul R. Laird describes Bernstein's work as a conductor, composer,... [more]

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Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue

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Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue...

Ryan Holiday

Biography: business & industry; True stories; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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In 2016, one of the giants of modern journalism fell: Gawker Media, infamous for saying what other outlets wouldn't say, was... [more]

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

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The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

Anne de Courcy

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Cultural studies

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A sparkling social history of the 'Dollar Princesses', the young American heiresses who married into the English aristocracy.... [more]

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Street-Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties

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Street-Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties

Tariq Ali

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political activism

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One of the world's best-known radicals relives the early years of the protest movement [more]

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed the World

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Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed...

Peter FitzSimons

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; First World War

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Peter FitzSimons brings the Allied triumph at the Battle of Le Hamel to life, and tells the magnificent story of the first... [more]

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Arnhem's Kaleidoscope Children

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Arnhem's Kaleidoscope Children

Dr Graham Wilson (University of Portsmouth UK)

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Anthologies (non-poetry); Family & relationships

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It was hot with stillness in the late afternoon air. The waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks suggested... [more]

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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961...

Nicholas E. Reynolds

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Espionage & secret services

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The shocking and gripping untold story of Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for the OSS and NKVD before and during World... [more]

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The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

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The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; African history; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Biography

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An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary... [more]

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Tesla: Inventor of the Modern

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Tesla: Inventor of the Modern

Richard Munson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Electrical engineering

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Though Tesla's inventions transformed our world, his true originality is shown in the visionary ambitions he failed to achieve.... [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Lucy Worsley

Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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Historian Lucy Worsley visits Jane Austen at home, exploring the author's life through the places which meant the most to... [more]

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The Hate Race

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The Hate Race

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs

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'Maxine Beneba Clarke is a powerful and fearless storyteller...<br /><br... [more]

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The Good Cop

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The Good Cop

Justine Ford

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; True crime

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The true story of Ron Iddles, Australia's greatest detective. [more]

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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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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

Charles Fox

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime

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The glamorous life, gilded family, and tragic times of J. Paul Getty III, whose kidnapping made headlines in 1973. [more]

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Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous Family

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Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous...

Jeffrey Melnick

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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A fascinating look at how one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th Century, Charles Manson, infiltrated American culture,... [more]

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

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Miles Franklin: A Short Biography

Jill Roe

Biography; Biography: literary

Paperback

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

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My Diarrhe

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My Diarrhe

Miranda Sings

Biography: general; Fiction & Literature; Humour collections & anthologies

Hardback

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

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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

Tim Birkhead

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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From the author of Bird Sense and The Most Perfect Thing, a biography of Francis Willughby, the first ornithologist Francis... [more]

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The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch, and the Birth of an Unlikely Feminist

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The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch, and the Birth of an Unlikely...

Michelle Morgan

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

With an in-depth look at the two most empowering years in the life of Marilyn Monroe, The Girl details how The Seven Year... [more]

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The Treacherous Path: An Insider's Account of Modern Russia

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The Treacherous Path: An Insider's Account of Modern Russia

Vladimir I. Yakunin

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & cultural history; Political structure & processes

Hardback

Tackling topics as diverse as terrorism, government intrigue and the reality of doing business in Russia, and offering unparalleled... [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]

$24.99

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