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The brand new second volume of the biography of one of Australia's richest, most active and most influential men, Frank Lowy - an extraordinary story of challenge and achievement. Depending on the day, Frank Lowy is either the richest or the second richest man in Australia and his story - of his journ... read more

Frank Lowy: A Second Life
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Jeremy Oxley was diagnosed with schizophrenia aged 22, at the height of his fame as singer of the popular band Sunnyboys. Terrified and in denial, he tried to hide his diagnosis from family, band mates and friends, who attributed his erratic and sometimes terrifying behaviour to drug and alcohol abuse... read more

Here Comes the Sun
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'A stirring, vividly told story of a young woman.s quest to find the family she lost.' Peter Balakian..Born into poverty, Mary Hall and her older brother Jacob started out life with parents who, in Mary's words, were 'great at making babies, but not so great at holding on to them.' After being deserte... read more

Bastards A Love Story
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Leonard Cohen, one of the most admired performers of the last half century, has had a stranger-than-fiction, roller-coaster ride of a life. Now, for the first time, he tells his story in his own words, via more than 50 interviews conducted world-wide between 1966 and 2012. In this book -- which includ... read more

Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen
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Li Feng grew up in Mao's communist China with her mother's motto burning in her ears - success demands two things: unconditional sacrifice and absolute mental focus. Finally breaking free of her mother's overbearing clutches and fleeing to Sydney as an adult, Li struggled to make sense of her own lost... read more

Forged from Silver Dollar
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Stephen Fry arrived at Cambridge University as a convicted fraudster and thief, an addict, liar, fantasist, and failed suicide, convinced that any moment he would be sent away. Instead, he befriended bright young things like Emma Thompson and Hugh Laurie, and he emerged as one of the most promising co... read more

The Fry Chronicles
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"I realise that, despite all the references to my longing to be a writer, two things are apparent. The first is that I don't actually do much writing; the second is that my teenage reflections display absolutely no talent for it. My Diary is prima facie eviden... read more

Hello Beautiful - Scenes from a Life
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Holding the Man (Popular Penguin)
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1000 Great Places to Explore in Australia details the very best places that Australia has to offer, from its famous destinations to its best-kept secrets. The book is divided into state chapters, and the focus is on experiences and attractio... read more

1000 Great Places to Explore in Australia 2nd Edition
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It's the 100th birthday of the most famous Tiger of all time- Jack 'Captain Blood' Dyer. Ten years since his death, he remains a caricature, an infamous Tiger hardman. We know he was a football hero during the Depression era and W... read more

Finding Jack Dyer: The Remarkable Story of 'Captain Blood', AFL Legend
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Fred Cook is one of the great Melbourne stories that combines the life of a true legend of football with exploits of true crime! Fred was a champion footballer who started his career with Footscray in the VFL and then went to Port Melbourne where, in the 1970s he enjoyed fame akin to a pop star. He wa... read more

Fabulous Fred: The Strife & Times of Fred Cook
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There is no greater prize in Australian team sport than the VFL/AFL premiership flag. Premiership players are forever recognised and the deeds of their teams long celebrated. This book, the second in a three-volume series, recounts in detail the stories surrounding play... read more

Grand Finals Vol. II - 1939-1978
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