Readings Recommends: Biographies & Memoirs

Then It Fell Apart

Then It Fell Apart

Moby

The second volume of Moby's extraordinary life story is a journey into the dark heart of fame and the demons that lurk just beneath the bling and bluster of the celebrity lifestyle.

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Alice to Prague

Alice to Prague

Tanya Heaslip

A bittersweet story of a search for identity, belonging and love, set in a time, a place and with a man that fill Tanya's life with contradictions.

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No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir

No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir

Ani DiFranco

A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFranco

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Teach Us to Sit Still: A Sceptic's Search for Health and Healing

Teach Us to Sit Still: A Sceptic’s Search for Health and Healing

Tim Parks

A revelatory read with delightful cultural and literary references, Teach us to Sit Still by Booker-shortlisted author Tim Parks examines how the philosophy of 'sit still, relax and stop worrying' can be profoundly life-altering. ...

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Yossarian Slept Here: When Joseph Heller was Dad and Life was a Catch-22

Yossarian Slept Here: When Joseph Heller was Dad and Life was a Catch-22

Erica Heller

Yossarian Slept Here is a daughter's darkly funny, poignant memoir about growing up a Heller - from her colourful family members and her parents' tumultuous marriage, to her father's celebrity friends and the family's eccentric...

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Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So: A Memoir

Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So: A Memoir

Mark Vonnegut

Vonnegut recalls the past 35 years of his life--from Harvard Medical School and a brilliant pediatrics career to the terrifying return of mental illness--while also reflecting on his unique New England childhood as the only son of...

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 Read reviewWaltzing at the Doomsday Ball: The best of Joe Bageant

Waltzing at the Doomsday Ball: The best of Joe Bageant

Joe Bageant, Ken Smith

'I'm so damn average that what I write resonates with people', Joe Bageant said in explaining how he gained a global following for his web-published essays. In 2004 at the age of 57, Joe sensed that the internet could give him...

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Walter Isaacson

* An extraordinary book which gives us a unique insight into the life and thinking of the man who has single-handedly transformed the way we live today

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The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 2, 1941-1956

The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 2, 1941-1956

Samuel Beckett, George Craig (University of Sussex), Martha Dow Fehsenfeld (Emory University, Atlanta), Dan Gunn (The American University of Paris, France), Lois More Overbeck (Emory University, Atlanta)

The Letters of Samuel Beckett makes available for the first time a comprehensive range of letters of one of the greatest literary figures of the twentieth century. This volume covers the writing of his greatest works, including...

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100 Things: What's On Your List?

100 Things: What’s On Your List?

Sebastian Terry

Have you ever allowed yourself time to think about what's really important to you? Something you have always dreamed of doing? In a moment of reflection after the loss of a friend, Sebastian Terry's answer is a list of 100 Things,...

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Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms

Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms

Richard Wilkins, Carrie Hutchinson

As Nine Networks Entertainment Editor and with several years on the Today show, the author has interviewed the cream of the international entertainment industry from Madonna to the Rolling Stones , and from Andrea Bocelli to...

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After Romulus

After Romulus

Raimond Gaita

In 1998, Raimond Gaita's Romulus, My Father was first published;the story of his father who came to Australia from Europe with his young wife Christine and their four-year-old son after the end of the Second World War.

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The Man Who Sold The World: David Bowie And The 1970s

The Man Who Sold The World: David Bowie And The 1970s

Peter Doggett

No artist offered a more incisive and accurate portrait of the troubled landscape of the 1970s than David Bowie. Through his multi-faceted and inventive work, he encapsulated many of the social, political and cultural themes that...

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Her Father's Daughter

Her Father’s Daughter

Alice Pung

At twenty-something, Alice is hungry for the milestones of young womanhood: leaving home, choosing a career, finding friendship and love on her own terms. But with each step she takes away from home, she feels the sharp tug of...

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Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen

Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen

Peter FitzSimons

The story of Australias most famous polar explorer and the giants from the heroic age of polar exploration Scott, Amundsen and Shackleton

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Hazel: My Mother's Story

Hazel: My Mother’s Story

Sue Pieters-Hawke

Hazel Hawke is one of Australia's best-loved and most respected women. As the wife of a prime minister she brought a down-to-earth warmth to Canberra that influenced everyone she came into contact with.

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The Lady And The Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma

The Lady And The Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma

Peter Popham

Peter Popham's major new biography of Aung San Suu Kyi draws upon previously untapped testimony and fresh revelations to tell the story of a woman whose bravery and determination have captivated people around the globe.

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 Read reviewWomen Of Letters

Women Of Letters

Michaela McGuire, Marieke Hardy

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Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography

Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography

Julian Assange

WikiLeaks has helped redefine our idea of investigative journalism and our understanding of how information should be disseminated. In this revelatory account, Julian Assange expands on the philosophies that underpin his...

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Joseph Lyons: The Peoples Prime Minister

Joseph Lyons: The Peoples Prime Minister

Anne Henderson

This landmark book re-establishes Lyons as one of Australia's most capable and popular leaders and reminds us of why he was the first Australian prime minister to win and survive three consecutive elections. Joe Lyons led...

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 Read reviewHow to Make Gravy

How to Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

Over four nights the author performed, in alphabetical order, one hundred of his songs from the previous three decades. In between songs he told stories about them. This title is based on those little tales. Each of its hundred...

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That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Anne Sebba

The first serious yet sympathetic biography by a woman of the Duchess of Windsor, Mrs Simpson.

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Seriously ... I'm Kidding

Seriously … I’m Kidding

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen's view of life, love, and American Idol

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One Way Road

One Way Road

Robbie McEwen, Edward Pickering

Professional road cyclist Robbie McEwen will do whatever it takes to win on a bike. He is proud of his reputation as a 'competitive little bugger' and 'a bit of a hard bastard in the peloton', yet he is at pains to point out that...

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Men Are Stupid, Women Are Crazy: The Best Of Ruehl

Men Are Stupid, Women Are Crazy: The Best Of Ruehl

Peter Ruehl

Peter Ruehl's humorous columns on life, family and politics have been one of the Australian Financial Review's most beloved and prominent features for more than two decades.

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 Special priceCaravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

Andrew Graham Dixon

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio lived the darkest and most dangerous life of any of the great painters. This book presents the readings of Caravaggio's pictures, which show how he created their drama, immediacy and humanity, and...

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Black Dog Daze: Public Life, Private Demons

Black Dog Daze: Public Life, Private Demons

Andrew Robb

His memoirs document the private struggle and the public life of the Liberal Party's chief political strategist. It offers readers an insight into one man's lifelong battle with a private demon amidst the drama and tumult of...

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Adventures in Correspondentland

Adventures in Correspondentland

Nick Bryant

As a foreign correspondent for the BBC, Nick Bryant has reported from the wilds of Afghanistan, Pakistan, London, Washington and, for the past five years, Australia. Adventures in Correspondentland - his account of these...

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Hands Across the Water

Hands Across the Water

Peter Baines

Peter Baines started out as a police officer in the mean streets of Cabramatta in the early nineties. Becoming a specialist in crime scene forensic investigations he was called upon to bring his skills to the Bali bombings in...

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Waiting for a Wide Horse Sky

Waiting for a Wide Horse Sky

Elaine Kennedy

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 Read reviewYou'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead

You’ll Be Sorry When I’m Dead

Marieke Hardy

From childhood dreams of prostitution to her unabashed passion for heavy drinking, from growing up wide-eyed on the set of Australian soaps to her infatuation with Bob Ellis, these are the outrageously entertaining and deeply...

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Cleopatra

Cleopatra

Stacy Schiff

Cleopatra's palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Stacy Schiff boldly separates fact from fiction to rescue the magnetic queen whose death ushered in a new world order, a...

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Recollections Of A Bleeding Heart

Recollections Of A Bleeding Heart

Don Watson

The long awaited authorised biography of Paul Keating's four years as Australia's Prime Minister. Written by his speech writer, this book is based on notes made during his term of office.

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Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat: How I learnt to stop worrying and love life on the farm

Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat: How I learnt to stop worrying and love life on the farm

Carol Altmann

A hobby farm south of Hobart sounds idyllic but author Carol Altmann discovers a tree-change is sometimes not all it is written up to be.

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A Little Bird Told Me

A Little Bird Told Me

Jeff Apter, Kasey Chambers

From the remote outback to the world stage, the far from ordinary life so far of one of Australia's most talented and beloved singer-songwriters. Raised on the Nullarbor by her Seventh Day Adventist parents - her father hunted...

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Compassionate Bastard

Compassionate Bastard

Mitchell Peter

A memoir of the author Peter Mitchell's time in the Department of Immigration. It takes us from his early stint chasing down visa overstayers through to his time as manager of infamous Villawood detention centre, laying bare the...

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Hubert Who?

Hubert Who?

Malcolm Andrews

Explorer, pioneer aviator, war photographer, naturalist, meteorologist, author, student of the paranormal, and secret agent; loyal lieutenant to Shackleton, Bean and Hearst; the last man from the West to meet with Lenin ... Sir...

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Arguably

Arguably

Christopher Hitchens

A collection of the most important and controversial writings from the unapologetically provocative yet universally admired Christopher Hitchens.

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A Tragedy In Two Acts: Marcus Einfeld And Teresa Brennan

A Tragedy In Two Acts: Marcus Einfeld And Teresa Brennan

Fiona Harari

This is the remarkable story of two outstanding Australians whose lives were lived large, loud and often compartmentalised-- and who, ultimately, have been bound by tragedy.

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 Read reviewThe Casuals

The Casuals

Sally Breen

Sally Breen gives voice to her generation - those somehow smashed in between all the X's and the Y's - maybe lost, maybe beat but most of all casual.

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 Special priceConstance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs Oscar Wilde

Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs Oscar Wilde

Franny Moyle

The fascinating story of the decadent and thrilling world of Oscar Wilde's wife Constance, and the world of scandal which would betray her

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Outlaws Inc.: Guns Drugs and Darkness - the Secret Lives of the Outlaws Who Rule the Skies

Outlaws Inc.: Guns Drugs and Darkness - the Secret Lives of the Outlaws Who Rule the Skies

Matt Potter

In the world's most dangerous and war-torn trouble spots, you will find a small band of men risking their lives to fly the planes that bring in aid and supplies. But they're not heroes. These cowboys of the air will carry...

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Diagnosis: Male

Diagnosis: Male

Troy Harvey

From full-time hypochondriac and first-time author Troy Harvey comes this collection of stories about one of the great traumas in a man's life - going to the doctor's. Intensely funny (and painfully true), Troy's encounters with...

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The Interrogator: a CIA agent's true story

The Interrogator: a CIA agent’s true story

Glenn Carle

This is the never-before-told first-hand story of the 'dark side' of the Bush Administration's Global War on Terror, and of one of the CIA's biggest failures - the kidnapping, rendition, and torture of the wrong man, as told by...

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Stieg and Me

Stieg and Me

Eva Gabrielsson, Marie-Francoise Colombani

There is only one person who can tell the real Stieg Larsson story, and that is his lifelong companion Eva Gabrielsson. This is her book. The keys to the 'Stieg Larsson phenomenon' all lie with Stieg Larsson, the man, and no one...

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Marooned on Mogmog: A Remote Island, a Shipwrecked Aussie Family, a Clas h of Cultures

Marooned on Mogmog: A Remote Island, a Shipwrecked Aussie Family, a Clas h of Cultures

Jennifer Barrie

'It all ended with a shipwreck. Ten years of planning, dreaming, plotting and scheming - gone in one night. Who even heard of shipwrecks these days? This is the 21st century, not the 1800s.

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Black Swan: A Koorie woman's life

Black Swan: A Koorie woman’s life

Eileen Harrison, Carolyn Landon

A frank and powerful memoir of the life of an Aboriginal woman, from her early years on the Lake Tyers mission to discovery of her talent as a painter.

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Nagasaki: The massacre of the innocent and unknowing

Nagasaki: The massacre of the innocent and unknowing

Craig Collie

Using contemporary diaries and letters, mainly translated from Japanese, we follow a group of Nagasaki residents, (including several Australian POWs) from the early morning of the day of the bombing of Hiroshima to midnight on the...

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Lives and Letters

Lives and Letters

Robert Gottlieb, Gottlieb

Spotlights the work, careers, intimate lives, and lasting achievements of an array of celebrated writers and performers in film, theatre, and dance, and some of the more curious iconic public figures.

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Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend

Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend

Steven Bach

A celebration of the life and times of one of the greatest female stars of all time.

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The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America

The Beekeeper’s Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America

Hannah Nordhaus

John Miller tasks himself with the care and safe transportation of billions of bees. He is descended from N E Miller, America's first migratory beekeeper, and trucks his hives from crop to crop, working the North Dakotan clover in...

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Princess: The Miss Andretti Story

Princess: The Miss Andretti Story

John Hunt, Mueller

This is the true rags-to-riches story of Miss Andretti, the horse from nowhere, bred from nothing, who cost nothing, was originally trained by a nobody and yet conquered the racing world to become the greatest thoroughbred...

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Austen Tayshus: Merchant of Menace

Austen Tayshus: Merchant of Menace

Ross Fitzgerald, Rick Murphy

A no-holds-barred biography of Australia's edgiest comedian; a man rightly regarded as the nation's most dangerous and subversive performer. Austen Tayshus is the creation of Sandy Gutman. This biography uncovers the complicated...

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The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism--The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens

The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism–The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens, Windsor Mann, Martin Amis

A compendium of never-before-collected quotations from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Christopher Hitchens on hundreds of subjects

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El Sicario: Confessions of a Cartel Hitman

El Sicario: Confessions of a Cartel Hitman

Molly Molloy, Charles Bowden

In this unprecedented and chilling monologue, a repentant Mexican hitman tells the unvarnished truth about the war on drugs and reveals why the violence that now defines the American-Mexican border will only worsen.

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Jeannie out of the Bottle

Jeannie out of the Bottle

Barbara Eden, Wendy Leigh

Over the past four decades, the landmark television series I Dream of Jeannie has enchanted several generations of fans and inspired millions of teenage crushes on its beautiful blonde star, Barbara Eden. Barbara finally lets...

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Style Notes

Style Notes

Maggie Alderson

Maggie Alderson, philosopher of fashion and arbiter of style, brings us a collection of her Style Notes column. Find out why men hate shopping and why women love wearing clothes men hate. Learn why it's good if your child is too...

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If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't)

If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t)

Betty White

It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White's wit and wisdom take center stage...

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 Read reviewTiger, Tiger: A Memoir

Tiger, Tiger: A Memoir

Margaux Fragoso

I still think about Peter, the man I loved most in the world, all the time. We were friends, soul mates and lovers. I was seven. He was fifty-one.

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor's quest to heal the world

Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor’s quest to heal the world

Tracy Kidder

One man's fight to save lives in Haiti and everywhere.

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Whitlam

Whitlam

Brian Carroll

Governor-General Sir John Kerr's dismissal of the elected Whitlam Government in 1975, more or less at the behest of the Liberal-Country Party Coalition led by Malcolm Fraser, was among the most momentous events in Australian...

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Both Sides of the Wire

Both Sides of the Wire

William Cull, Aaron Pegram

This is Bill Cull's unforgettable story of his experiences in WW1: he fought at Gallipoli and on the Western Front where he was captured by the Germans and was a POW until the end of the war.

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Cooking Dirty: Life, Love and Death in the Kitchen

Cooking Dirty: Life, Love and Death in the Kitchen

Jason Sheehan (Author)

A mindblowing account of life at the adrenalin-fuelled kitchen frontline - the story of a career spent working in grungy diners and other down-and-dirty joints, taking the kitchen memoir to a rough and reckless new level.

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Remind Me Who I Am, Again

Remind Me Who I Am, Again

Linda Grant

'A skilful, moving, even humorous book. It is more than an elegy for a lost mother or the charting of one human being's decline . It is an investigation of memory, which concludes that Memory, I have come to understand, is...

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Wild Women

Wild Women

Pamela Robson

The lives and deeds of some of the most extraordinary women in history. Trailblazers, hell-raisers and firebrands, these women showed a level of daring and disregard for traditional gender roles completely atypical of their time...

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I Was Douglas Adams's Flatmate: and Other Encounters with Legends

I Was Douglas Adams’s Flatmate: and Other Encounters with Legends

Andrew McGibbon

Based on his Radio 4 series, the author brings his sharp and witty attention to a group of people who spent time with legendary figures. Each interview gives the individual's account of their association and offers an intimate...

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 Special priceElizabeth Bishop and the New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence

Elizabeth Bishop and the New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence

Joelle Biele, Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop published the vast majority of her poems in The New Yorker. During 40 years of correspondence, hundreds of letters passed between Bishop and her editors. This volume offers a rare glimpse into the artistic...

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Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian

Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian

John Elder Robison

Endearing stories and actionable advice that will help Aspergians, and even ordinary geeks, embrace being different and work on the things that hold them back in life. With his usual honesty, dry wit, and unapologetic...

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Townie: A Memoir

Townie: A Memoir

Andre Dubus III

Won Book of the Year Adult Non-Fiction-2012 Indie Choice Awards Amazon Best Book of the Month February 2011 An acclaimed novelist reflects on his violent past and a lifestyle that threatened to destroy him-until he was...

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The Band Played On: The Untold Story of the Musicians Who Went Down withthe Titanic

The Band Played On: The Untold Story of the Musicians Who Went Down withthe Titanic

Steve Turner

When the Titanic collided with an iceberg on April 14, 1912, the eight members of the ship's band had already retired for the evening. Still, they put on overcoats and came out to play in the lounge. Who were they? What journeys...

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My Animated Life

My Animated Life

Yoram Gross

Yoram Gross' recollections of his life, told simply and directly, cannot be read without emotion. This is the story of a youth who was forced to grow up during the Nazi occupation of his country, Poland. Despite the surrounding...

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Oprah: A Biography

Oprah: A Biography

Kitty Kelley

The first complete portrait of one of the most influential, powerful, and admired public figures of our time - the international talk show queen revealed as never before.

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Koestler: The Indispensable Intellectual

Koestler: The Indispensable Intellectual

Professor Michael Scammell

From award-winning author Michael Scammell comes the first authorized biography of Arthur Koestler.

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Finding Valentino: Four Seasons In My Father's Italy

Finding Valentino: Four Seasons In My Father’s Italy

Angela Di Sciascio

Angela Di Sciascio's father can no longer describe his past, lost in a world ravaged by Alzheimer's disease. Deciding not to let his story fade, Angela embarks on a voyage that takes her through four seasons in her father's Italy,...

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 Read reviewThe Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

Edmund De Waal

264 wood and ivory carvings of animals, plants and people, none of them larger than a matchbox; apprentice potter Edmund de Waal was entranced by the collection when he first encountered it in the Tokyo apartment of his great...

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Beating the Odds

Beating the Odds

Nichola Garvey

Alan Tripp, a man some call a genius and others call a criminal, became the world's most successful private bookmaker. He was Australia's most convicted SP bookmaker and was the prime target of gaming and vice squads around the...

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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey

The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey

Robert Morrison

Definitive life of the author of CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER, journalist, political commentator and biographer.

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The Talented Miss Highsmith

The Talented Miss Highsmith

Joan Schenkar

Patricia Highsmith, one of the greatest writers of 20th Century American fiction, had a life as darkly compelling as that of her favourite hero-criminal, the talented Tom Ripley. The author maps out this richly bizarre life from...

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 Read reviewThirty Something And The Clock Is Ticking: What Happens When You Can No Longer Ignore the Baby Question

Thirty Something And The Clock Is Ticking: What Happens When You Can No Longer Ignore the Baby Question

Kasey Edwards

When Kasey Edwards discovers she'll be infertile within a year, she is forced to dig the baby issue out of the too-hard basket. She explores what motherhood would mean to her identity, her career, her body, her relationships and...

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 Read reviewThe Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Bailey shares an inspiring and intimate story of her uncommon encounter with a Neohelix albolabris - a common woodland snail. While an illness keeps her bedridden, she watches a wild snail that has taken up residence on her...

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Not Dark Yet

Not Dark Yet

David Walker

Spurred on by his encroaching blindness, prominent historian David Walker's Not Dark Yet is a frank, witty and innovative memoir that connects the small, seemingly inconsequential events of daily life to larger historical themes.

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The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China

The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China

Hannah Pakula

Entertaining and masterly biography of Madame Chiang Kai-shek - the woman who built modern China.

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The UFO Diaries: Travels in the weird world of high strangeness

The UFO Diaries: Travels in the weird world of high strangeness

Martin Plowman

A funny, weird and hugely entertaining memoir of travelling around the world in search of UFO landing sights, UFO believers and abductees.

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The Alice Behind Wonderland

The Alice Behind Wonderland

Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester turns his unrivaled talents to revealing the significance of the intriguing photograph whose subject inspired Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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The Imago: E. L. Grant Watson and Australia

The Imago: E. L. Grant Watson and Australia

Suzanne Falkiner

Enlisted in 1910 by a Cambridge University sponsored expedition of Western Australia, Grant Watson served as biologist and research aide to celebrated anthropologists A R Brown and Daisy Bates, recording Aboriginal marriage...

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Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1: The Complete and Authoritative Edition

Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1: The Complete and Authoritative Edition

Mark Twain, Harriet E. Smith, Benjamin Griffin, Victor Fischer, Michael Barry Frank

I've struck it! Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. And I will give it away - to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your autobiography. This title tells his story.

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My Favourite Teacher

My Favourite Teacher

Robert Macklin

High-profile Australians including children's author Mem Fox, comedian Anh Do, retired Chief Justice Michael Kirby, broadcaster Alan Jones and The Chasers' Julian Morrow, along with contributors from all walks of life, share very...

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Ben Cousins: My Life Story

Ben Cousins: My Life Story

Ben Cousins

Ben Cousins has one of the most extraordinary stories in modern Australian sport. He's perhaps the most gifted player of his generation - a former captain of the West Coast eagles, a Brownlow medallist, a premiership winner, voted...

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America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag

America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag

Sarah Palin

Celebrates the strengths and virtues that have made the United States great. This book ranges widely over American history, culture, and current affairs, and reflects on the key values - both national and spiritual - that have...

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The Secret Diaries Of Miss Anne Lister: Vol. 1: I Know My Own Heart

The Secret Diaries Of Miss Anne Lister: Vol. 1: I Know My Own Heart

Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread

The diary of a remarkable woman who lived life on her terms in Regency Yorkshire. Anne Lister was a wealthy landowner, industrialist and lesbian.

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Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe

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