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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - History

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate...

Paige Williams

True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this true... [more]

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

Chloe Hooper

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal or forensic psychology

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On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria’s Latrobe... [more]

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

Thomas Harding

Biography; True crime

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'Meticulous and gripping' Philippe Sands'An In Cold Blood for our time - a brilliant an unflinching anatomy of a murder that... [more]

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

True stories; Psychology; Medical sociology; Advocate - Today's World

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The River of Consciousness is a remarkable culmination of a lifetime's research into the way the brain works by the celebrated... [more]

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

Kerry-Anne Walsh

True crime; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Today's World

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Pauline Hanson claims to represent the average Australian but The Stalking of Julia Gillard 's Kerry-Anne Walsh has discovered... [more]

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

Maryrose Cuskelly

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The story of a grisly triple murder in Central Victoria in October 2014 - contemporary Australian true crime at its best.<br... [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories

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An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani. 'Our government jailed... [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

Rachael Brown

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism

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The riveting inside story of a journalist's cold-case investigation of a shocking murder [more]

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Remarkable: The Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia's National Living Treasures

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Remarkable: The Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia's National...

Melinda Williams

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Melinda Williams has recorded the lives of more than 100 of Australia's most prominent artists, writers, sportspeople, scientists,... [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

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An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [more]

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Murder In Mississippi

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Murder In Mississippi

John Safran

Biography; True crime

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This is a dazzling adventure in crime, race and genre. Funny and frightening, challenging and bizarre, Safran has written... [more]

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In God's Name

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In God's Name

David A. Yallop

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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The revised new edition of the searing investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I that has sold over 6 million copies.... [more]

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Unnatural Causes

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Unnatural Causes

Richard Shepherd

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Forensic medicine

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The dead do not hide the truth and they never lie. Through me the dead... [more]

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My Own Story (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

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My Own Story (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

Emmeline Pankhurst

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Civil rights & citizenship

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Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short formWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JESS PHILLIPSSoldier, criminal, militant, hooligan,... [more]

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood with Fred and Rose West

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Love as Always, Mum xxx: The true and terrible story of surviving a childhood...

Mae West

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Child abuse; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The true story of an abused childhood, of shocking brutality and life as the daughter of notorious serial killer, and master... [more]

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized...

Sarah Weinman

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The gripping, previously untold true story of the child abduction that inspired Vladimir Nabokov's LOLITA [more]

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Under the Wire

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Under the Wire

Paul Conroy

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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The definitive account of the tragic death of Marie Colvin and a war photographer's harrowing and daring escape from one of... [more]

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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War

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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the...

George Morton-Jack

True war & combat stories; History

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A brilliantly original take on the First World War, tracing the Indian army's journey from a small professional service to... [more]

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Rescue Paramedics: True Life Stories of Front Line Paramedics

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Rescue Paramedics: True Life Stories of Front Line Paramedics

Brett Stevens

Biography; True stories

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As a photojournalist and author, Brett Stevens has for decades recounted the stories of those working on the front lines of... [more]

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: religious & spiritual; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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A comprehensive, authoritatve story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American... [more]

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's Finest Horses

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's...

Mark Felton

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Riding, showjumping & horsemanship

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GIs and Germans join forces in a thrilling true adventure story from the last days of the Second World War. [more]

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