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The Riviera Set is the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashiona... read more

The Riviera Set
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"Drawing on extensive interviews with Keating, coupled with access to his personal files, this book tells the story of a political warrior's rise to power, from the outer suburbs of Sydney through Young Labor and into parliament at just ... read more

Paul Keating
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The remarkable true stories of The Boy Behind the Curtain reveal an intimate and rare view of Tim Winton's imagination at work and play.
A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tender sideswipes, Tim Wint... read more

The Boy Behind the Curtain
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'I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall still be thought to be kindly, cosy and essentially harmless. I am in the p... read more

Keeping On Keeping On
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Deng Adut's family were farmers in South Sudan when a brutal civil war altered his life forever. At six years old, his mother was told she had to give him up to fight. At the age most Australian children are starting school , Deng was... read more

Songs of a War Boy
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The story of the Bolshoi, showcasing the glamor, beauty, prestige, and cruelty of life in the spotlight - and of Russia itself. On the night of January 17, 2013, the a... read more

Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet - from the Rule of the Tsars to the Age of Putin
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"A memoir of mothers and daughters, traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. More than Nadja Spiegelman's famous father, Maus creator Art Spiegelman, and more than most mothers, hers:F... read more

I'm Supposed to Protect You From All This
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A thoroughly original and intimate memoir by the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking.

The Princess Diarist
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Queen Bees looks at the lives of six remarkable women who made careers out of being society hostesses, including Lady Astor, who went o... read more

Queen Bees: Six Brilliant and Extraordinary Society Hostesses Between the Wars - A Spectacle of Celebrity, Talent, and Burning Ambition
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'Out of the secret world I once knew, I have tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit. First comes the imagining, then the search for reality. Then back to the imagining, and to the desk where I'm sitting now.' The Pi... read more

The Pigeon Tunnel
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Amy Schumer. Her memoir. Need we say more? Amy Schumer is taking the world by storm. In just a few short years, she's become a huge movie star, writing and starring in Trainwreck, not to mention BFFs with Jennifer Lawre... read more

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
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Elizabeth Jane Howard (1923-2014) wrote brilliant novels about what love can do to people, but in her own life the lasting relationship she sought so ardently always eluded her. She grew up yearning to be an ac... read more

Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence
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'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon. Ve... read more

Hate Race
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Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated... read more

Dark Money: the Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
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With BREAKING BAD, Bryan Cranston created moments that had the world on the edge of their seats and coined catchphrases that became famous all over the globe. Now, at last, we can learn of the man behind one of TV's most successful prog... read more

A Life in Parts
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The time I have spent writing this book has caused me a lot of pain. Sometimes because of what I have remembered about my childhood and sometimes because of what I couldn't remember. It is funny how your mind blocks things out when... read more

Working Class Boy (HB)
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Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a war hero and one the greatest travel writers of his generation. He was also a spectacularly gifted friend. The letters in this collection span... read more

Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor
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George Gittoes defies categorisation as his life defies belief. One thing is certain: Gittoes is the greatest Australian hero working today and his epic story must be told Equal parts artist and warrior, George is world-famous for waging... read more

Blood Mystic
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Jeff Duff is arguably the most flamboyant, creative and controversial entertainer Australia has produced. His musical gifts and fantastical androgynous performances parallel the artistry of David Bowie. While Duffo's career... read more

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This Will Explain Everything
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"When he died in 1992 Brett Whiteley left behind decades of ceaseless activity:some works bound to a particular place or time, others that are masterpieces of light and line. Whiteley had arrived in Europe in 196... read more

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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing
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