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Memoirs

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The Choice

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The Choice

Edith Eger

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; The Holocaust; Health & Self-Help

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She explains how many of us live within a mind that has become a prison and shows how freedom becomes possible once we confront... [more]

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Living the 1960s

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Living the 1960s

Noeline Brown

Memoirs; History

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Living the 1960s paints a picture of a decade that didn't just swing; it twisted, stomped, and screamed. [more]

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Simon Leys: Navigator Between Worlds

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Simon Leys: Navigator Between Worlds

Philippe Paquet

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Biography

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Simon Leys is the pen-name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. He taught Chinese... [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Memoirs

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I don’t believe it’s possible to hurt another person without hurting oneself, an invisible hurt, a tear in the... [more]

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I am, I am, I am: Seventeen Brushes with Death - the Breathtaking Number One Bestseller

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I am, I am, I am: Seventeen Brushes with Death - the Breathtaking Number...

Maggie O'Farrell

Biography; Memoirs

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An extraordinarily intimate memoir of the the brushes with death that have made Maggie O'Farrell the woman and the writer... [more]

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Active outdoor pursuits; Climbing & mountaineering; Advocate - Science

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Tells the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling... [more]

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Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries & Meanings of Language

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Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries & Meanings...

Daniel Tammet

Memoirs; linguistics; Philosophy of language

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From the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers, a delightful and eclectic exploration of language,... [more]

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Up Until Now

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Up Until Now

Petrea King

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The inspirational true story of an amazing Australian woman who has devoted her life to helping people experiencing life-threatening... [more]

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Tex

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Tex

Tex Perkins

Music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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The autobiography of Australian rock 'n' roll legend, Tex Perkins. [more]

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Every Lie I've Ever Told

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Every Lie I've Ever Told

Rosie Waterland

Biography; Memoirs; Humour

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'I'm okay!' The bestselling... [more]

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

John Lyons

Biography; Memoirs; Press & journalism

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A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents. Leading Australian... [more]

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One Halal of a Story

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One Halal of a Story

Sam Dastyari

Biography; Memoirs; Politics & government

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As in life, Sam Dastyari's memoir is unexpected and unorthodox. This is the man who introduced Pauline Hanson to the halal... [more]

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Mayhem: A Memoir

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Mayhem: A Memoir

Sigrid Rausing

Biography; Memoirs; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Coping with death & bereavement

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A searingly powerful memoir about the impact of addiction on a familyIn the summer of 2012 a woman named Eva was found dead... [more]

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The Finch in My Brain: How I forgot how to read but found how to live

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The Finch in My Brain: How I forgot how to read but found how to live

Martino Sclavi

Biography; Memoirs

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Diagnosed with fatal brain cancer, the treatment that follows renders the writer of this extraordinary memoir unable to recognise... [more]

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Understory

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Understory

Inga Simpson

Biography; Memoirs

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A memoir about staying in one place, told through trees, by the award-winning author of MR WIGG, NEST and WHERE THE TREES... [more]

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No Place to Lay One's Head

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No Place to Lay One's Head

Francoise Frenkel

Memoirs; History; Second World War

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between

Hisham Matar

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs

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A memoir of a son's search for his father and the return to a homeland he never thought he'd see again. This is a personal... [more]

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

Robin Elizabeth

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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What happens when a mother says she isn't okay, and nobody's listening? What happens when postnatal depression goes undiagnosed?... [more]

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Res Gestae: Things Done

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Res Gestae: Things Done

Naida Haxton

Biography; Memoirs

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Feminist catch cries of the mid-1900s included invocations for freedom of choice and equality with men. [more]

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Six Days in Leningrad

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Six Days in Leningrad

Paullina Simons

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Paullina Simons gives us a work of non-fiction as captivating and heart-wrenching as the lives of Tatiana and Alexander. [more]

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A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for the Truth

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A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family,...

Rita Gabis

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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Gabis follows the trail of her grandfather's collaboration with the Nazis--a trail riddled with secrets, slaughter, mystery,... [more]

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Death of a Soldier: A Mother's Story

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Death of a Soldier: A Mother's Story

Margaret Evison

Biography; Memoirs; Afghan War; Coping with death & bereavement

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An important and evocative addition to the debate on the Military Covenant, but also a deeply touching account of a mother's... [more]

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Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City: Penguin Specials

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Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy For A City: Penguin Specials

Xu Xi

Memoirs; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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Xu Xi's body of work witnesses her turbulent love affair with her home-city of Hong Kong. In this probing memoir, she unravels... [more]

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The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida's Story

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The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida's Story

Farida Khalaf, Andrea C. Hoffmann

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Middle Eastern history; Religion & politics; Islam

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August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked by ISIS fighters... [more]

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Living With A Dead Language: My Romance with Latin

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Living With A Dead Language: My Romance with Latin

Ann Patty

Biography; Memoirs; Language learning: specific skills; Adult education, continuous learning

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After thirty-five years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working and moved to the country. Bored, aimless,... [more]

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