1167 books (59 pages) in this category
by Hilary Badger
When Cadel Evans won the Tour de France in 2011, he not only became a star to sports fans all over the world, but a hero to thousands of Australian children who watched him make his victorious ride through the Champs-Elysees. Children all over ...
by Hilary Mantel
From the double Man Booker Prize-winning author of ‘Wolf Hall', a wry, shocking and beautiful memoir of childhood, ghosts, hauntings, illness and family. ‘Giving up the Ghost' is award-winning novelist Hilary Mantel's uniquely ...
Life as a Work of Art
by Rüdiger Safranski
<p>A masterful intellectual portrait, Goethe: Life as a Work of Art is celebrated as the seminal twenty-first-century biography of the writer considered to be the Shakespeare of German literature. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749?1832), a ...
by Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl's <i>Going Solo</i> is the marvellous account of his life as a young man. He describes getting his first job in Africa and his wartime exploits as an RAF fighter pilot, where he was shot down in the Libyan desert. Continuing the story
by Danny Baker
by Jann Wenner
by Osamah Sami
<DIV><B>Good Muslim Boy</B> tells the story of Osamah Sami’s journey from Iran during the Iraq war to the suburbs of Australia and his quest to fit into his new life whilst trying to stay a good Muslim boy.<BR /> In turns comic and tragic,
Queen of Computer Code
by Laurie Wallmark
<p><b>Age range 5 to 8</b></p><p><b><i>“If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it.”</i></b><br><b>The inspiring story of Grace Hopper—the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science—is told in
by Bob Howitt
Explosive and controversial - this is the must-read autobiography of one of the world's most successful sporting coaches. Although he would eventually be knighted in recognition of one of the most remarkable coaching careers in the history of ...
by Bill Marsh
Dr Flynn and his nurses could never have imagined when they founded the Royal Flying Doctor Service that it would become such an enduring symbol of Australian life. Author Bill 'Swampy' Marsh brings us the voices of Australians from all walks ...
by Bill Marsh
Stories and memories that capture the experience of nursing in the bush, gathered by the inimitable Bill 'Swampy' Marsh, bestselling author of Great Australian Flying Doctor Stories and Great Australian Police Stories. I've been a trained nurse
by Bill Marsh
Stories from outback towns and pubs across this wide brown land gathered by Bill 'Swampy' Marsh - now available in an all-new format. the people you'll meet will touch your heart as Swampy brings to life all the drama and delight of life in ...
by Angela Goode
People of the bush regard their working dogs as the nation's greatest asset Uncomplaining, tough and loyal, they are the only workers that never go on strike or hit the grog. Working dogs deserve every bit of praise they get! With infectious ...
by Angela Goode
From Clydesdales and police horses, from trick riders to outback stockman, an authentic, funny, deeply moving collection of stories about horses and the amazing people who work with them. Funny, familiar and deeply moving, these true stories of
In Praise of Older Women
by Marlene Wagman-Geller
<p><b>Empowering biographies of older women in history</b><br></p> <p>A feminist and motivational collection of stories: Antony said of Cleopatra, “Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale/Her infinite variety.” Shakespeare’s sentiment can be ...
by Shirley Hazzard
by LYNDSY SPENCE
Margaret, Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993) was an international celebrity in her youth, adored and observed by millions. But in 1963, the year of the Profumo Affair, the 11th Duke of Argyll shocked the country when he alleged that his adulterous ...
by Walter A. Jackson
Better to Die than Live a Coward: My Life in the Gurkhas
by Kailash Limbu
Portrait of a bike legend
by Phil Wain
<DIV><I>"Speed and danger don't always go together, but it's proper fun when they do." – Guy Martin</I><BR /><BR /> Truck fitter, ace racer, daredevil, speed junkie, all-round 'character', Guy Martin is just a ...