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Bowraville

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Bowraville

Dan Box

Biography; True crime

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A true crime story cannot often be believed, at least at the beginning. In Bowraville, all three of the victims were Aboriginal.... [more]

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Little One

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Little One

Peter Papathanasiou

Biography; Autobiography: general

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A moving and compelling memoir of family and place, as Peter traces his parents' journey to Australia. [more]

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi...

Anne Sebba

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies

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First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson --Title page verso. [more]

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring...

Andrew Lownie

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Espionage & secret services

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First published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton --Title page verso. [more]

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The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

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The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between...

Hisham Matar

Biography; 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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Our Man Elsewhere: In Search Of Alan Moorehead

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Our Man Elsewhere: In Search Of Alan Moorehead

Thornton McCamish

Biography; Biography: general

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A world-famous Australian writer, an inspiration to Robert Hughes and Clive James, a legendary war correspondent who also... [more]

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy...

David Nasaw

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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Examines the life of Joseph P Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. This book tells... [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading

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The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading

Edmund White

Memoirs; Literary studies: general; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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'I find it impossible to imagine anyone better read than White ... Wisdom and a certain kind of tenderness are to be found... [more]

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The Way through the Woods: Of mushrooms and mourning

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The Way through the Woods: Of mushrooms and mourning

Long Litt Woon

Biography; Mycology, fungi (non-medical); Coping with death & bereavement; Self-sufficiency; Complementary therapies, healing & health; Advocate - Biography

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One woman's journey to overcome grief by delving into an overlooked wonder... [more]

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Lindsey Hilsum

Biography; Biography: general; True war & combat stories; Press & journalism; Advocate - Biography

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The gripping life story of the great war correspondent Marie Colvin told by one of her closest friendsMarie Colvin was glamorous,... [more]

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War...

Scott Patterson

True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rowing; Advocate - History

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This is a book about the difficult peace that can follow a war: the untold story of soldiers stranded far from home, facing... [more]

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The Strong Man: A powerful journey to the brink and back through leadership, loss and love

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The Strong Man: A powerful journey to the brink and back through leadership,...

Grant Edwards

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A powerful story of life... [more]

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

Russell J Hodge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: business & industry; Memoirs; Legal profession: general

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This is the story of Russell Hodge, a high-powered lawyer and family man and his struggle with mental illness, meaning and... [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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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

Memoirs; History; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; International humanitarian law

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For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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That decade was one of the most momentous in English history- it saw a religious break with the Pope, unprecedented use of... [more]

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists, fantasists and phonies

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Fake: A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists,...

Stephanie Wood

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Gender studies: men; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams and live happily ever after. When... [more]

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and the Lives of Those Who Were on Board

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and...

Marianne van Velzen

True stories; History; Aircraft: general interest

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On 17 July 2014, Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky above Ukraine. Aboard were 298 people, 38 of whom were Australians.... [more]

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

Ron McCallum

Biography; Autobiography: general; Disability: social aspects

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Ron McCallum has been blind from birth. When he was a child, many blind people spent their lives making baskets in sheltered... [more]

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

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Schindler's Ark: Hachette Essentials

Thomas Keneally

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The Hachette Essentials Edition of Thomas Keneally's Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark - the book behind Oscar-winning... [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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vivid and arresting' The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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