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Made for this moment  by Madison Prewett

Made for this moment

Madison Prewett

"In Made for This Moment, Madison Prewett from season 24 of The Bachelor will help you turn pressure from the world into power in your soul so you can stand up, speak out, and be exactly who God created you to be when your moment comes"--Publisher's...

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On Czesław Miłosz  by Eva Hoffman

On Czesław Miłosz

Eva Hoffman

"Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) was one of the great literary voices of the twentieth century, in no small part because he very much lived the events and ideologies of that century. Born into a Polish family in what was then the western fringe of the Russian...

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Enough  by Cassidy Hutchinson

Enough

Cassidy Hutchinson

"Cassidy Hutchinson's desk was mere steps from the most controversial president in recent American history. Now, she provides a riveting account of her extraordinary experiences as an idealistic young woman thrust into the middle of a national crisis, where...

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Transland  by Mx Sly

Transland

Mx Sly

"A memoir of transformation and self-discovery that explores fetish communities from a gender diverse perspective. Transland is a fiery and revealing memoir that explores what happens when a non-binary person goes looking for self-worth and a sense of...

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A bold return to giving a damn  by Will Harris

A bold return to giving a damn

Will Harris

"From a pioneer of the regenerative agriculture movement, a memoir-meets-manifesto on betting the farm on a better future for our food, animals, land, local communities, and our climate. Featured in Food and Country, premiering at Sundance 2023. Raised as a...

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Out of the box  by Isabelle Silbery

Out of the box

Isabelle Silbery

"Three women, three voices, three generations: the Silbery family share their most personal memories and the lessons they've learned. You know them as Isabelle, Kerry and Emmie Silbery from Foxtel's and Channel 10's series Gogglebox, in which they share their...

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Thank you (falettinme be mice elf agin)  by Sly Stone

Thank you (falettinme be mice elf agin)

Sly Stone

"One of the few indisputable geniuses of pop music, Sly Stone is a trailblazer who created a new kind of music, mixing Black and white, male and female, funk and rock; penned some of the most iconic anthems of the 1960s and 70s, from "Everyday People" to...

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Talking life  by Javed Akthar

Talking life

Javed Akthar

"A freewheeling conversation between Javed Akhtar and Nasreen Munni Kabir, the book provides fascinating insights into the life and mind of a man whose work continues to touch millions. Akhtar speaks with refreshing honesty about the ups and downs of his...

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Lou Reed  by Will Hermes

Lou Reed

Will Hermes

"Rock-poet Lou Reed presided over the marriage of Brill Building pop and the European avant-garde, and left American culture transfigured. Hermes dramatizes Reed's long, brilliant, and contentious dialogue with fans, critics, fellow artists, and assorted...

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The forgers  by Roger Moorhouse

The forgers

Roger Moorhouse

"Between 1940 and 1943, a group of Polish diplomats in Switzerland engaged in a wholly remarkable—and until now, completely unknown—humanitarian operation. In concert with Jewish activists, they masterminded a systematic program of forging passports and...

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Renegade  by Adam Kinzinger

Renegade

Adam Kinzinger

"From former Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger, a gripping account of the January 6 committee, examining the forces that led to the attacks on the Capitol. On January 6, 2021, America watched in horror as a violent mob led by right-wing extremist groups...

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Touched out  by Amanda Montei

Touched out

Amanda Montei

"In this stunning blend of memoir, theory, and cultural criticism, a new mother examines the intersection between misogyny and motherhood, considering how caregivers can take back their bodies and pass on a language of consent to their children"--Publisher's...

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Sure, I'll join your cult  by Maria Bamford

Sure, I'll join your cult

Maria Bamford

"Maria Bamford is a comedian's comedian (an outsider among outsiders) and has forever fought to find a place to belong. From struggling with an eating disorder as a child of the 1980s, to navigating a career in the arts (and medical debt and psychiatric...

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Steph Curry  by Sean Deveney

Steph Curry

Sean Deveney

""Every time I rise up, I have confidence that I’m going to make it." From the smallest kid on every team to the game-changing, record-breaking NBA All-Star he is today, Steph Curry’s journey to stardom is a master class in excellence. Bolstered by what he...

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Belief  by Marlion Pickett

Belief

Marlion Pickett

"It's the third quarter in the biggest game of the season. A young man lines up for goal. The 100,000-strong crowd leaps to its feet and roars as Marlion Pickett sends the ball soaring through the goalposts for his first ever major, celebrated by every...

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Geisha of Gion  by Mineko Iwasaki

Geisha of Gion

Mineko Iwasaki

"'I can identify the exact moment when things began to change. It was a cold winter afternoon. I had just turned three.' Emerging shyly from her hiding place, Mineko encounters Madam Oima, the formidable proprietress of a prolific geisha house in Gion. Madam...

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My father's list  by Laura Carney

My father's list

Laura Carney

"Having lost her father in a car crash when she was twenty-five, the author shares her experiences and feelings as, at age thirty-eight, she pursues completing her late father Mick's bucket list"--Publisher's description.

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My cousin is a chief in Samoa  by Johannes Langkilde

My cousin is a chief in Samoa

Johannes Langkilde

"Journalist Johannes Langkilde grew up in cold, windswept Denmark hearing stories of faraway relatives on the tropical islands of Samoa, one of them a real live chief! A thrilling tale, but obviously too good to be true - or so he thought. Years later, while...

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Blue eyes and a wild spirit  by Jane Wellesley

Blue eyes and a wild spirit

Jane Wellesley

"Dorothy Wellesley was a poet, gardener, traveller and heiress; she was also bisexual and a rebel. She became the lover of Vita Sackville-West, wrecking her marriage to the Duke of Wellington. She was the intimate friend of W.B. Yeats in his final years. On...

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Cass  by Cass Pennant

Cass

Cass Pennant

"The autobiography of Cass Pennant is packed with amazing stories of a life lived on the edge of the law. In this thrilling book, he tells of how he saved World Boxing Champion Frank Bruno from a potentially vicious attack; how he was shot three times in the...

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Don't call me home  by Alexandra Auder

Don't call me home

Alexandra Auder

"A moving and wickedly funny memoir about one woman's life as the daughter of a Warhol superstar, and the intimate bonds of mother-daughter relationships Alex Auder's life began at the Chelsea Hotel--New York City's infamous bohemian hangout--when her mother,...

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Her brilliant career  by Rachel (Journalist) Cooke

Her brilliant career

Rachel (Journalist) Cooke

"Journalist Rachel Cooke goes back in time to offer an entertaining and iconoclastic look at ten women in the 1950s--pioneers whose professional careers and complicated private lives helped to create the opportunities available to today's women. These intrepid...

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Where men win glory  by Jon Krakauer

Where men win glory

Jon Krakauer

"Irrepressible individualist and iconoclast Pat Tillman walked away from his $3.6 million NFL contract in May 2002 to enlist in the United States Army. Deeply troubled by 9/11, he felt a strong moral obligation to join the fight against al-Qaeda and the...

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Nobility in small things  by Craig R. (Surgeon) Smith

Nobility in small things

Craig R. (Surgeon) Smith

"His routine was the same every day for 38 years: up at 4:15, make a turkey-on-rye, drive the deserted Henry Hudson Parkway to the hospital, check the schedule, scrub, cut, reattach, save a life or two, repeat. Until March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic shut...

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Inverse cowgirl  by Alicia Roth Weigel

Inverse cowgirl

Alicia Roth Weigel

"Two percent of the world's population is born intersex, yet many people aren't even familiar with the word. Intersex individuals are born with both male and female reproductive organs. Many are stripped of their identity at birth when a parent designates M or...

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Who am I?  by Danny Cipriani

Who am I?

Danny Cipriani

"RAW. REVEALING. REFLECTIVE. The candid autobiography. Danny Cipriani has always been searching for something. On the pitch, it was a line-break or space. A chink of light to dart through. An angle that no one else could see. Off the pitch, it was seeking a...

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Premka  by Pamela Saharah Dyson

Premka

Pamela Saharah Dyson

"Premkae: White Bird in a Golden Cage is a compelling and beautifully unfolding tale, offering a haunting look into a teacher/student relationship. This intimate memoir, written by one of Yogi Bhajan's prized teachers and exalted students, is full of devotion,...

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The Indian president  by Krishan Chander Singh

The Indian president

Krishan Chander Singh

"A study of the institution of the President of India, this book is based on the author's term as Deputy Secretary to the seventh president, Giani Zail Singh. In particular, it examines the President's role when authoritarian governments are voted in power....

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Another day  by Pete Chrisp

Another day

Pete Chrisp

"After the breakup of the Beatles in 1971, Paul McCartney formed Wings with his wife Linda on keyboards, ex-Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine, and American session drummer Denny Seiwell. For ten dramatic and turbulent years, the band weathered the critics,...

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British guitarists 1952-1972  by Peter Tuffrey

British guitarists 1952-1972

Peter Tuffrey

"Featuring legendary and inspirational guitarists and the equipment they used. This fully illustrated, beautifully produced hardback explores the history of the pioneering British guitarists – their background, career and equipment. Includes many exclusive...

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From mohair suits to Kinky Boots  by Geoff Deane

From mohair suits to Kinky Boots

Geoff Deane

"This is the tale of life lived large, a collection of uproarious and often moving stories from Geoff's youth as a clothes obsessed Jewish suedehead, hanging out in Tottenham dancehalls, via straight Bowie Boy frequenting London's gay clubs, gender confusion...

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Marilyn Monroe  by Jenna Glatzer

Marilyn Monroe

Jenna Glatzer

"Everyone knows the classic photographs of Marilyn Monroe: in the dress she wore to John F. Kennedy's birthday, or leaning out of a balcony over the streets of New York City, or famously standing over the subway grates while shooting The Seven Year Itch....

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Messengers  by James Hetfield

Messengers

James Hetfield

"James Hetfield shares his personal collection of treasured guitars and reveals the story and significance of each within his life and career as the front man, guitarist, and songwriter for Metallica. From the Electra OGV that defined his style, sound and...

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Pauline Boty  by Marc Kristal

Pauline Boty

Marc Kristal

"Pauline Boty (1938 -1966) was a founding member of the British Pop Art movement and one of its very few women. She attended Londons Royal College of Art at a watershed moment when its students included David Hockney, Peter Blake, R.B. Kitaj and Allen Jones....

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Mother, nature  by Jedidiah Jenkins

Mother, nature

Jedidiah Jenkins

"In this poignant memoir from the New York Times bestselling author of To Shake the Sleeping Self, a forty-year-old gay man and his eccentric conservative mother travel the country together and find surprising answers to our generational and cultural rifts....

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Shipwrecked  by Jonathan W. White

Shipwrecked

Jonathan W. White

"The riveting story of Appleton Oaksmith, a swashbuckling sea captain whose life intersected with some of the most important moments, movements, and individuals of the mid-nineteenth century, from the California Gold Rush, filibustering schemes in Nicaragua,...

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The art of Elizabeth Blackadder  by Duncan Macmillan

The art of Elizabeth Blackadder

Duncan Macmillan

"Exploring the development of Elizabeth Blackadder's art in all its richness, this revised edition of Duncan Macmillan's 1999 book expands the account of an important artist and her significant body of work. With her oeuvre ranging through still life,...

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No finish line  by Johnny Ruffo

No finish line

Johnny Ruffo

"A rags-to-riches memoir of a cheeky tradie who stole Australia's hearts on The X Factor and Home and Away, then faced the biggest battle of his life: brain cancer. Johnny Ruffo came to Australia's attention when he entered The X Factor in 2011. A concreter...

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Holy  by Donna Ferrato

Holy

Donna Ferrato

"Photographer Donna Ferrato goes on a radical 50-year road trip across the USA as women fight for equality in the bedroom and the boardroom. Holy follows her journey from the sexual revolution of the '60s through the #metoo era of today. Holy is forged from...

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No peace with Hitler  by Alan I. Saltman

No peace with Hitler

Alan I. Saltman

"Winston Spencer Churchill, the brash, aristocratic son of a famous British politician, was elected to Parliament in 1900 at 25. Beginning in 1908 during WWI and in the 1920s, he served in numerous cabinet positions in the Governments of various Prime...

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Black Beach  by Daniel Janse (Business consultant) Van Rensburg

Black Beach

Daniel Janse (Business consultant) Van...

"What was supposed to be a short business trip to Equatorial Guinea turned into a journey to the depths of hell. Black Beach, located on Bioko island off the mainland of Equatorial Guinea, is one of the world's most feared prisons, notorious for its brutality...

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American classicist  by Victoria Houseman

American classicist

Victoria Houseman

"Edith Hamilton (1867-1963), famed popularizer of the classics, whose books include Mythology and The Greek Way, introduced millions-literally millions-of general readers and young adults to the myths and culture of the Greco-Roman world. In the middle of the...

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Enigma traitors  by Dermot Turing

Enigma traitors

Dermot Turing

"Everyone knows the story of Enigma and secret codebreaking in the Second World War: the triumph of Bletchley Park over world-class cipher technology. Except that excellence in codebreaking was nearly betrayed by incompetence in codemaking. German codebreakers...

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God and the Devil  by Peter Cowie

God and the Devil

Peter Cowie

"Peter Cowie's book chronicles the life and the 60-year film and stage career of Bergman as he wrestles of themes of love, sex and betrayal with the figure of Death hovering overhead. Blending biographical information with critical comment, Cowie presents a...

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Givenchy catwalk  by Alexandre Samson

Givenchy catwalk

Alexandre Samson

"The first and only comprehensive overview of Givenchy's collections, presented through catwalk photography and published in collaboration with the celebrated fashion house. Founded by the dashing Hubert de Givenchy in 1952, the house would go on to symbolize...

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Sonic life  by Thurston Moore

Sonic life

Thurston Moore

"Thurston Moore moved to Manhattan's East Village in 1978 with a yearning for music. He wanted to be immersed in downtown New York's sights and sounds--the feral energy of its nightclubs, the angular roar of its bands, the magnetic personalities within its...

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Strange hours  by Rebecca Bengal

Strange hours

Rebecca Bengal

"In her collection Strange Hours, the writer Rebecca Bengal considers over a century of photography that has defined our relationship to the medium. Through generous and in-depth essays, profiles, reviews, and interviews, Bengal contemplates photography's...

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Pulling the chariot of the sun  by Shane McCrae

Pulling the chariot of the sun

Shane McCrae

"An unforgettable memoir by an award-winning poet about being kidnapped from his Black father and raised by his white supremacist grandparents. When Shane McCrae was three years old, his grandparents kidnapped him and took him to suburban Texas. His mom was...

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The view from down here  by Lucy Webster

The view from down here

Lucy Webster

"This powerful, honest, hilarious, and furious memoir from journalist and advocate Lucy Webster looks at life at the intersection: the struggles, the joys, and the unseen realities of being a disabled woman. From navigating the worlds of education and work,...

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Wartime secrets from the family home  by Tom McGrath

Wartime secrets from the family home

Tom McGrath

"“I blame that bastard Hitler for my teeth,” WW2 veteran Hugh McGrath would often say as his dental bills mounted up. He could have said so much more, but didn’t. So the full extent of his wartime story didn’t unravel until the chance discovery of hundreds of...

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The monster's bones  by David K. Randall

The monster's bones

David K. Randall

"In the dust of the Gilded Age Bone Wars, two vastly different men emerge with a mission to fill the empty halls of New York's struggling American Museum of Natural History: Henry Fairfield Osborn, a privileged socialite whose reputation rests on the museum's...

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Being Henry  by Henry Winkler

Being Henry

Henry Winkler

"From Emmy-award winning actor, author, comedian, producer, and director Henry Winkler, a deeply thoughtful memoir of the lifelong effects of stardom and the struggle to become whole. Henry Winkler, launched into prominence as "The Fonz" in the beloved Happy...

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Married to a Bedouin  by Marguerite van Geldermalsen

Married to a Bedouin

Marguerite van Geldermalsen

'"Where you staying?" the Bedouin asked. "Why you not stay with me tonight - in my cave?"' Thus begins Marguerite van Geldermalsen's story of how a New Zealand-born nurse came to be married to Mohammad Abdallah Othman, a Bedouin souvenir-seller from the...

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The hard parts  by Oksana Masters

The hard parts

Oksana Masters

"Oksana Masters was born in the shadow of Chernobyl, with one kidney, a partial stomach, six toes on each foot, webbed fingers, no right bicep and no thumbs. Her left leg was six inches shorter than her right, and she was missing both tibias. Relinquished to...

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Under her skin  by Sue Williams

Under her skin

Sue Williams

"When three bombs tore out the heart of Bali and decimated so many Australian lives in 2002, burns surgeon Professor Fiona Wood led her team to save twenty-eight survivors with up to ninety-two per cent body burns. A pioneer in the field of burns and...

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White line fever  by author Lemmy

White line fever

author Lemmy

"Lemmy's name was synonymous with notorious excess. His blood would have killed another human being. This is the up-to-date story of the heaviest drinking, oversexed speedfreak in the music business who tragically passed away earlier this year. Lemmy had...

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Raw  by Damien Linnane

Raw

Damien Linnane

"Raw chronicles a childhood marred by physical and sexual abuse, and a man's subsequent search for identity in unhealthy places, such as violent gangs and the military. Childhood trauma reaches a climax when Damien tracks down and firebombs the home of a...

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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis  by Barbara Leaming

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Barbara Leaming

"For almost six decades, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has fascinated people worldwide. The subject of numerous books and thousands of articles, her life has probably been documented in millions of words. And yet, there has always remained something mysterious,...

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Citizens  by Simon Schama

Citizens

Simon Schama

"From one of the truly preeminent historians of our time, this is a landmark book chronicling the French Revolution. Simon Schama deftly refutes the contemporary notion that the French Revolution represented an uprising of the oppressed poor against a decadent...

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A distant mirror  by Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim) Tuchman

A distant mirror

Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim) Tuchm...

"The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contradictory...

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The last Mughal  by William Dalrymple

The last Mughal

William Dalrymple

"The Last Mughal tells the story of the doomed Mughal capital, its tragic destruction, and the individuals caught up in one of the most terrible upheavals in history, as an army mutiny was transformed into the larrgest anti-colonial uprising to take place...

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Ukraine is not dead yet  by Megan Buskey

Ukraine is not dead yet

Megan Buskey

"When Megan Buskey's grandmother Anna dies in Cleveland in 2013, Megan is compelled in her grief to uncover and document her grandmother's life as a native of Ukraine. A Ukrainian American, Buskey returns to her family's homeland and enlists her relatives...

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A kind of confession  by Alex Miller

A kind of confession

Alex Miller

"A deeply personal, behind-the-scenes exploration of Alex Miller's six-decade writing life. A Kind of Confession is a secret look into Alex Miller's writing life, spanning sixty years of creativity and inspiration. As a young man in 1961 Miller left his work...

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Tough crowd  by Graham Linehan

Tough crowd

Graham Linehan

"Having cut his teeth in music journalism, Graham Linehan became the finest sitcom writer of his generation. He captured the comedy zeitgeist not just as the co-creator of Father Ted but also with The IT Crowd and Black Books, winning five BAFTAs and a...

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Notebooks of a wandering monk  by Matthieu Ricard

Notebooks of a wandering monk

Matthieu Ricard

"The memoirs of Matthieu Ricard, one of the the world's most famous Buddhist monks who has captured the minds and hearts of people around the globe"--Publisher's description.

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How far to the promised land  by Esau McCaulley

How far to the promised land

Esau McCaulley

"For much of his life, Esau McCaulley was taught to see himself as an exception: someone who, through hard work, faith, and determination, overcame childhood poverty, anti-Black racism, and an absent father to earn a job as a university professor and a life in...

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Karma  by 1961- author. Boy George

Karma

1961- author. Boy George

"The definitive autobiography from Culture Club frontman and LGBTQ+ icon, Boy George. Karma is the definitive autobiography from music icon, Boy George - the fabulous Grammy, Brit and Ivor Novello award-winning lead singer of 80s pop/reggae band, Culture Club....

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The Who  by Mat Snow

The Who

Mat Snow

"Famed music journalist Mat Snow celebrates the Who's debut album, My Generation, with this unofficial illustrated history of the legendary rock band-the ideal visual companion for Who fans all over the world. The Who formed in 1964 with lead singer Roger...

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Grayson Perry  by Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry

"Grayson Perry is one of Britain's most celebrated contemporary artists and cultural figures. This book, which includes first sight of new and previously unpublished works, is published to accompany the largest-ever retrospective of Perry's art. It offers a...

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The Mick Ronson story  by Rupert Creed

The Mick Ronson story

Rupert Creed

"This is the new leading biography of guitarist, songwriter, arranger, producer and musician Mick Ronson. Most famous for his critical contribution to David Bowie's spectacular live band, the Hull-based Spiders from Mars, and studio albums including Hunky...

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When Fury takes over  by John Fury

When Fury takes over

John Fury

"'My dad is truly a Man amongst Men' Tyson Fury. I'm a traveller, a bare knuckle boxer and the father of Britain's most successful sportsman and heavyweight boxing champion. My life has been anything but ordinary. Now I'm setting the record straight. From...

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White House wild child  by Shelley Fraser Mickle

White House wild child

Shelley Fraser Mickle

"I can do one of two things, I can be President of the United States or I can control Alice. I cannot possibly do both."--Theodore Roosevelt. During Theodore Roosevelt's presidency--from 1901 to 1909, when Mark Twain called him the most popular man in...

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Sons of Beaches  by Bill McDonough

Sons of Beaches

Bill McDonough

"Family, fame and tragedy, the story of Australian Crawl's Bill and Guy McDonough. Founded in 1978, Australian Crawl has sold over 2 million records and been awarded some of Australia's highest music accolades, including an induction to the ARIA Hall of Fame...

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Fight for your life  by Amir Khan

Fight for your life

Amir Khan

"Some people are born to be sports stars. I wasn't one of them. I was born to be actually what was I born to be? Probably, like most Asian kids growing up in the late Nineties, a doctor, or a teacher. At a push I might have been a cricketer. A boxer? Come off...

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Against all odds  by Ellie Goldstein

Against all odds

Ellie Goldstein

"The debut book in Katie Piper's UnSeen series looks at fashion model's Ellie Goldstein's astounding journey as she overcomes adversity and makes history by becoming the first supermodel with Down Syndrome to represent prestigious brands, such as Gucci and...

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Epic  by Ray (Raymond) author. Salisbury

Epic

Ray (Raymond) author. Salisbury

"Over the last 50 years, sea kayakers, climbers and alpine trampers have been attempting audacious journeys across NZ that last many months. Most of these adventurers have written books on their travels. In Epic, these tales have been condensed and retold,...

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Leonora Carrington  by Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

"The first overview in a decade of the dazzling Surrealist universe of Leonora Carrington-artist, author, occultist, feminist. In recent years, the art and fiction of Surrealist painter and author Leonora Carrington have received much mainstream recognition,...

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The real Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  by Andrew Norman

The real Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Andrew Norman

"In the year 1900, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was at the height of his success as a qualified doctor, keen sportsman, writer of historical novels, champion of the oppressed and, most notably, the creator of that honorable, fearless, and eminently sensible...

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Philip, Prince of Greece  by Constantinos Lagos

Philip, Prince of Greece

Constantinos Lagos

"Many books have been written about the life of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, yet there always seem to be corners of his long life that have remained unexplored. In this long look back into his early years, Constantinos Lagos and John Carr uncover...

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The early years of Charlie Chaplin  by Lisa Stein Haven

The early years of Charlie Chaplin

Lisa Stein Haven

"Charlie Chaplin's career has been described, critiqued, and scrutinized. There are book-length studies on Chaplin's music hall career, his career at Keystone Studios and the Mutual Studios. Somehow, his tenure with First National studios, however, has been...

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What it takes to save a life  by Kwane Stewart

What it takes to save a life

Kwane Stewart

"Dr. Kwane Stewart was questioning his career as a veterinarian when he saw a homeless man with a flea-infested dog outside of a convenience store. In a moment of spontaneous generosity, he offered to examine the dog and treat him for free. It was the first...

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Cats  by Walter Chandoha

Cats

Walter Chandoha

"On a winter's night in 1949 in New York City, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Little did he know he had just met the muse that would determine...

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Road to surrender  by Evan Thomas

Road to surrender

Evan Thomas

"This suspenseful and propulsive account of the days leading up to the end of World War II, is told through the stories of three men: Henry Stimson, the Secretary of War, who had overall responsibility for decisions about the atomic bomb; Gen. Carl "Tooey"...

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Tudor England  by Lucy E. C. Wooding

Tudor England

Lucy E. C. Wooding

"When Henry VII landed in a secluded bay in a far corner of Wales, it seemed inconceivable that this outsider could ever be king of England. Yet he and his descendants became some of England's most unforgettable rulers, and gave their name to an age. The story...

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在中国屏风上 = On a Chinese screen  by W. Somerset (William Somerset) Maugham

在中国屏风上 = On a Chinese screen

W. Somerset (William Somerset) Maug...

《在中国屏风上》记录了毛姆1920年前后游历中国的所见所闻、所思所感,以及当时一些在华外国人的生活图景。本书由原始的写作素材积累而成,是毛姆对20世纪20年代的中国的片段式“速写”,所呈现的是英国作家眼中一百年前的中国,宛如透过镜子重返历史现场。同时随书收录美国社会经济学家、摄影家甘博旅居中国期间拍下的珍贵照片,图文结合,感受百年前外国人眼中的中国风情。

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Five hundred summer stories  by Greg MacGillivray

Five hundred summer stories

Greg MacGillivray

"Greg MacGillivray is a man with stories. Stories of being a surfer kid in California, and making his first movie at the age of 13; of his early days as a filmmaker, creating iconic surfing documentaries such as the cult classic 5 Summer Stories, with his...

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The blind side  by Michael (Michael M.) Lewis

The blind side

Michael (Michael M.) Lewis

"Follows one young man from his impoverished childhood with a crack-addicted mother, through his discovery of the sport of football, to his rise to become one of the most successful, highly-paid players in the NFL"--Publisher's description.

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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks  by Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

"Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells taken without her knowledge became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta's family did not...

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Grimoire girl  by Hilarie Burton Morgan

Grimoire girl

Hilarie Burton Morgan

"Through memoir essays and magical practices, Grimoire Girl connects us to the enchantment that exists inside us all. Since childhood, Hilarie Burton Morgan has felt the call to record, keep, and catalogue life in all its strange wonder. It was a whimsical...

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To rescue the Constitution  by Bret Baier

To rescue the Constitution

Bret Baier

"George Washington rescued the nation three times: first by leading the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, second by presiding over the Constitutional Convention that set the blueprint for the United States and ushering the Constitution...

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Johnny Cash  by Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

"This book marks the first time Johnny Cash's 60 years of songwriting have been collected anywhere. Cash is one of the most beloved and influential country-music stars of all time, having composed more than 600 songs and perhaps best known for blending...

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The man next door  by Mike Colman

The man next door

Mike Colman

"Ray McMillan was an aircraftman on the Hudson bomber that sunk the 'Awazisan Maru' - an episode from World War II captured in Frank Harding's painting that adorns the cover of 'The Man Next Door'. Years later, author Mike Colman read the war diaries of 'Mr...

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Stakeknife's dirty war  by Richard O'Rawe

Stakeknife's dirty war

Richard O'Rawe

"In this sensational expose of British Intelligence's top informer in the upper ranks of the IRA, Richard O'Rawe delivers the most definitive account yet of the Troubles' most enigmatic, notorious and sinister figure, Freddie Scappaticci. Codenamed Stakeknife,...

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My body is distant  by Paige Maylott

My body is distant

Paige Maylott

"An electrifying and vulnerable memoir that invites readers into an intimate conversation about our digital and physical selves, gender, and belonging. In My Body Is Distant, Paige Maylott writes about her life--both virtual and IRL--as she explores her...

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Telling

Telling

"The 12 short life stories in Telling are grounded in First Nations storytelling traditions and reveal the diverse and complex nature of the experience of living in the wake of colonialisation. Telling fits with this year's NAIDOC theme, For Our Elders. It...

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I can hear the cuckoo  by Kiran Sidhu

I can hear the cuckoo

Kiran Sidhu

"Kiran Sidhu never thought she could leave London, but when her mother passes away, she knows she has to walk out of her old life and leave her toxic family behind. She chooses fresh air, an auditorium of silence and the purity of the natural world - and soon...

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Big Caesars and little Caesars  by Ferdinand Mount

Big Caesars and little Caesars

Ferdinand Mount

"Who said that dictatorship was dead? The world today is full of Strong Men and their imitators. Caesarism is alive and well. Yet in modern times it's become a strangely neglected subject. Ferdinand Mount opens up a fascinating exploration of how and why...

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Arsène who?  by Ryan Baldi

Arsène who?

Ryan Baldi

"Nobody had heard of Arsène Wenger when he took charge of Arsenal in October 1996. 'Arsène Who?' was the headline. Yet within less than two full seasons, he transformed an underperforming side into league and FA Cup winners, in the process playing with...

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In the nation's service  by Philip Taubman

In the nation's service

Philip Taubman

"The definitive biography of a distinguished public servant, who as US Secretary of Labor, Secretary of the Treasury, and Secretary of State, was pivotal in steering the great powers toward the end of the Cold War.Deftly solving critical but intractable...

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Mentions in despatches  by David Sabben

Mentions in despatches

David Sabben

"A most accurate and enduring example of Australian infantry operations at platoon level; comparable in quality and impact to the classic All Quiet on the Western Front." -- LTCOOL Russell Linwood, ASM - Bibliographer Royal Australian Regiment Association.

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The creative gene  by Hideo Kojima

The creative gene

Hideo Kojima

"Ever since he was a child, Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima was a voracious consumer of movies, music, and books. They ignited his passion for stories and storytelling, and the results can be seen in his groundbreaking, iconic video...

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Lucid  by Lucy Holden

Lucid

Lucy Holden

"After a wild decade of hedonistic city life that veered violently into trauma, Lucy Holden was thrown back down the ladder to her parents' house in a pandemic which paused the parties and forced her to ask herself how she'd become who she'd become? Grown-up,...

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Invisible  by Tony Matthews

Invisible

Tony Matthews

"What would it be like to live as a quiet, intensely introverted recluse, hermit and vegan in a world that likes to party loudly and excessively? What are some of the extraordinary lengths introverts will go to in order to hide, literally, from the rest of the...

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Taylor Swift  by Katy Sprinkel

Taylor Swift

Katy Sprinkel

"With her deeply personal songwriting, countless hit songs, and genre-bending yet unmistakable sound, Taylor Swift has cemented her status as one of pop music's most iconic and culture-defining voices. On the heels of her latest album, "Midnights," this...

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The two-headed whale  by Sandy Winterbottom

The two-headed whale

Sandy Winterbottom

"The Two-Headed Whale vividly brings to life the spectacular scenery and wildlife of the vast Southern Oceans, set alongside the true-life story of Anthony Ford, the boy in the grave, as he sailed the same seas and toiled in an industry where profits outranked...

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