he Vanity Fair Diaries is the story of an Englishwoman barely out of her twenties who arrives in New York City with a dream. Summoned from London in hopes that she can save Conde Nast's troubled new flagship Vanity Fair, Tina Brown is immediately plunged into th... read more

The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992
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 Psychology

In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories of individuals with neurological disorders. Recently, however, he had been reflecting on his experiences with such patients in the context of a lifetime... read more

The River of Consciousness
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Paris is the perfect travel guide for anyone wishing to visit Paris both as a destination and as an armchair traveller. Filled to the brim with the famous and not-so famous places du jour, Paris has you covered - whether you're looking ... read more

Paris: A Handbook to One of the Most Amazing Destinations
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 Historical

“Majestic...Isaacson takes on another complex, giant figure and transforms him into someone we can recognize...Enthralling, masterful, and passionate.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “A monumental tribute to a titanic figure.”—Publishers Wee... read more

Leonardo da Vinci (HB)
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 Australian

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The Harbour
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The must-read new memoir from one of psychiatry's most important figures.Irvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In this profound memoir, he turns his writing and his therapeutic eye upon himself. He opens his story with a ni... read more

Becoming Myself - A Psychiatrist's Memoir
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Historians love to write about rulers--kings, emperors, presidents--or about vast social forces--migration, industrialisation--but what if they are all missing the point? Thinking about our own lives, isn't it clear that what makes the world go round... read more

The Square and the Tower: History's Hidden Networks
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Speechwriter, historian, essayist, word doctor; Don Watson has a gift for gently guiding us to the nub of a matter and a grinding of the teeth, an aha or a chuckle with his fine facility with words. Over the years Don has written on politics and politicians - A... read more

There It Is Again: Selected Non-Fiction
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Roosters that deceive their hens? Mother deer that grieve? Horses that feel shame? We humans tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings intensely and consciously. But have y... read more

The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion - Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
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 Australian

Last King of the Cross lays bare Australia's most notorious underworld figure. In the mongrel tongue of the streets, John writes of fleeing war-torn Tripoli with his family and growing up in Sydney's rough and tumble west - before establishing himself as a tough guy and teen ... read more

Last King of the Cross
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 Historical

Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution? The man who killed off God? Or a flawed man of his age, part genius, part ruthless careerist who would not acknowledge his debts to other thinkers?In this bold new life - the first single volume biography in twenty-five years - A. N. ... read more

Charles Darwin
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A new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diploma... read more

Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend
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