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True stories

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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

Paperback

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

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Black Klansman

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Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; History of the Americas

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***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 *** What happens... [more]

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post [more]

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Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Grand Hotels

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Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Grand Hotels

Adrian Mourby

True stories; Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Incredible, startling and often hilarious tales from the world's best hotels [more]

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The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth and Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine

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The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth and Other Curiosities from the History...

Thomas Morris

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Social & cultural history; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Humour

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Delightfully horrifying. --Popular ScienceOne of Mental Floss's Best Books of 2018One of Science Friday's Best Science Books... [more]

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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A Fortunate Life: Fremantle Press Treasures Edition

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A Fortunate Life: Fremantle Press Treasures Edition

A. B. Facey

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Historical fiction

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First sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer, farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost... [more]

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In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators

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In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's...

Jeffrey L. Rinek, Marilee Strong

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology

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The voice that narrates In the Name of the Children: An F.B.I. Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators,... [more]

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American Kingpin: Catching the Billion-Dollar Baron of the Dark Web

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American Kingpin: Catching the Billion-Dollar Baron of the Dark Web

Nick Bilton

Biography; True crime; Drugs trade & trafficking; Organised crime

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom... [more]

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Red Card: FIFA and the Fall of the Most Powerful Men in Sports

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Red Card: FIFA and the Fall of the Most Powerful Men in Sports

Ken Bensinger

True crime; Sport & the law; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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'Drawing on hundreds of interviews and on-the-ground reporting in a half-dozen countries, Mr. Bensinger has written a gripping... [more]

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Carpathia: The extraordinary story of the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic

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Carpathia: The extraordinary story of the ship that rescued the survivors...

Jay Ludowyke

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Social & cultural history; Ships & shipping: general interest; Swimming & diving

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The dramatic and fascinating story of RMS CARPATHIA: rescue ship to RMS TITANIC; sunk by a German U-boat in WWI; and lost... [more]

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Nine Lives: My Time As MI6's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda

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Nine Lives: My Time As MI6's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda

Aimen Dean, Paul Cruickshank, Tim Lister

Biography; True stories; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Espionage & secret services; Terrorism, armed struggle; Revolutionary groups & movements

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Islamist, Scholar, Bomb-maker... Spy [more]

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The Forgotten Dead: The true story of Exercise Tiger, the disastrous rehearsal for D-Day

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The Forgotten Dead: The true story of Exercise Tiger, the disastrous rehearsal...

Ken Small, Mark Rogerson

True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Second World War

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Bestselling true story of the fiasco of the D-Day landings exercise in Devon in 1944 in which over 1,000 soldiers were killed... [more]

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Into the Wild

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Into the Wild

Jon Krakauer

True stories; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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The true story of college graduate Chris McCandless, who decided to walk away from the only life he ever knew and enter the... [more]

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Stasiland

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Stasiland

Anna Funder

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Political oppression & persecution; Political subversion

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In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited and East Germany ceased to exist. In this book,... [more]

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Ditch the Dead Weight: How My Toughest Choice Became My Greatest Mission

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Ditch the Dead Weight: How My Toughest Choice Became My Greatest Mission...

Mike Rolls

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Often in personal or professional development the sole focus is how to get more of something. Mike turns this idea on its... [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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Mind Behind the Crime

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Mind Behind the Crime

Cheryl Critchley, Helen McGrath

Biography; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Psychologist Dr Helen McGrath and Cheryl Critchley analyse the minds and motivations behind crimes that horrified Australia.... [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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The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Maths Genius and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History

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The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Maths Genius and One of the Greatest...

David Enrich

Biography; True crime; Banking

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Listed as an FT book of the month`Anyone with an interest in financial services and in what has gone wrong will find The Spider... [more]

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Austerlitz

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Austerlitz

W. G. Sebald

True war & combat stories; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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In the summer of 1939, five-year-old Jacques Austerlitz is sent to England on one of the Kindertransports and placed with... [more]

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

Frank Tallis

True stories; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A fascinating account of a life investigating obsessive love, packed with intriguing true stories. [more]

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Mugshots 3: Thrilling collection of true crime from one of the top crime writers in Australia.

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Mugshots 3: Thrilling collection of true crime from one of the top crime...

Keith Moor

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Thrilling collection of true crime from one of the top crime writers in Australia Cases covered include the Hoddle Street... [more]

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

Paperback

John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

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