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 Australian History

From their first attempts to sail or row beyond the horizon thousands of years ago, men have been building boats from timber. David Binks's childhood dream was to float and sail, making his first craft from a single wooden plank. When he began his boat-building app... read more

Casting Off Tradition
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In May 2009 Sri Lanka's long and dreadful civil war was finally brought to an horrific end. Ruthlessly driven to a small strip of land on the tip of the island's north-east coast, tens of thousands of innocent civilians died, smashed by artill... read more

Power of Good People: Surviving the Sri Lankan Civil War
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Charles Darwin liked and loathed Australia. The father of evolution paid the continent a flying visit during in 1836, and was glad to put the place behind him. Yet Australia's astonishing wildlife influenced him deeply, and his revolut... read more

Evolution in the Antipodes: Charles Darwin and Australia
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HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE 2016 DOROTHY HEWETT AWARD FOR AN UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT `I need to be a writer,' Ruth Park told her future husband, D'Arcy Niland, on the eve of their marriage. `That's what I need from life.' She was n... read more

A Free Flame : Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century
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 History

Head-aches. Dizziness. Can’t sleep. Bad dreams (never have been released). The rice jungle had some compensation to some of us who just don’t seem to make a success of our return — ROBERT, A RETURNED POW This landmark and compelling book follows the stories ... read more

The Battle Within
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Peter Ackroyd is our preeminent chronicler of London. In Queer City, he looks at the metropolis in a whole new way - through the history and experiences of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the penis was worshipped and homosexuality was... read more

Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day
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 History

Reading Level:General Adult

From the founders of Atlas Obscura.com, the online destinations for wonder and curiosity - with over 3.2 million active monthly users - comes a book like no other, featuring over 600 lushly illustrated entries on wondrous, curious,... read more

Atlas Obscura - An Explorers Guide To the World's Most Unusual Places
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 History

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington--a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner. In the years after Worl... read more

The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
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 Australian History

â   FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE TOP SELLING WAY BEYOND SATIRE
(WILKINSON PUBLISHING 2016) AND EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR AUSTRALIA
â   HILARIOUS FICTION NOVEL BASED ON REAL LIFE EXPERIENCES OF
ADVERTISING IN 1980S LONDON AND THE AWARD-WINNING GREATEST
COMMERCIAL ... read more

Nophoto
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 Australian History

Reading Level:General Adult

Between 1787 and 1850, over 160,000 convicts were sent from Britain to penal colonies in Australia. First Fleet tells the story of the first eleven ships that sailed from Portsmouth on a 15,000 mile voyage to establish the first British penal settlement at Sydney Cove. Drawin... read more

First Fleet
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 Australian History

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Nophoto
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Chronicles the most tantalising of Australian true mystery stories. It includes inexplicable disappearances, some which defy logic, unsolved murders, mystifying phenomena and scientific enigmas.

Great Australian Mysteries: Unsolved, Unexplained, Unknown
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