2450 books (123 pages) in this category
by Peter Golding
The career of Allan Percy Fleming (1912- 2001)teacher, soldier,journalist, trade commissioner, senior bureaucrat, librarian, counter terroristwas characterised by the lack of 'appropriate' training.'I was a demonstration, he once ...
Following Mother Teresa in search of an authentic life
by Mary Johnson
A Memoir of Moods and Madness
by Kay Redfield Jamison
I was used to my mind being my best friend. Now, all of a sudden, my mind had turned on me: it mocked me for my vapid enthusiasms; it laughed at all of my foolish plans; it no longer found anything interesting or enjoyable or worthwhile. Dr Kay ...
by Mark Mitchell
Mike McColl Jones has heard the words 'And now here's...' 6000 times and each of those 6000 times tonight show hosts such as Graham Kennedy, Don Lane, Bert Newton and Steve Vizard have walked into shot and spoken words written for them by Mike. ...Audio Book
Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality
by Mark Segal
A dramatic and inspirational memoir from one of the world's top leaders of the movement for gay and lesbian equality. ...
by Noel Tovey
Noel Toveys previous memoir, Little Black Bastard ( Hodder Headline Australia 2004, shortlisted Victorian Premiers Prize for Indigenous Writing, Australian Human Rights Award) chronicled his extraordinary life from a childhood lived in poverty, ...
A Sister's Memoir
by Auma Obama
A moving account about life in two cultures, and Auma Obama's relationship with her brother, Barack. ...
How I survived for 27 hours under the World Trade Center debris
by Genelle Guzman-McMillan
A heart-breaking, gripping, authentic, life-affirming true story for our times from the last survivor to be pulled out alive from under the wreckage of the North Tower of the World Trade Centre. ...
One woman's struggle for the garbage pickers of Manila
by Jane Walker
by Matt Qvortrup
The illuminating and in-depth biography of Angela Merkel, using exclusive new sources and research to tell how the daughter of a clergyman from East Germany rose to become arguably the most powerful politician in Europe. Angela Merkel is an ...
by Stefan Kornelius
With the Eurozone engulfed in an unprecedented crisis, one political figure looms largest of all, Angela Merkel, the leader of its most powerful economy. While foreign affairs have become the central issues of her chancellorship in this crucial ...
by Frank McCourt
Stunning reissue of the phenomenal worldwide bestseller: Frank McCourt's sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of growing up in New York in the 30s and in Ireland in the 40s. It is a story of extreme hardship and suffering, in Brooklyn tenements and ...
by James Speth
My journey to save thousands of animals
by Carolyn Press-McKenzie
Charming, warm and touching memoir from inspirational animal whisperer Carolyn Press-McKenzie, who runs two animal sanctuaries. ...
Our Year of Seasonal Eating
by Barbara Kingsolver
A year in the life of bestselling novelist, Barbara Kingsolver, and her family as they try to eat local produce, grow their own, and reduce their ecological footprint. ...
A Political Life
by Ann Clwyd
For more than thirty years, since she was elected the Member of Parliament for the former mining seat of Cynon Valley in South Wales, Ann Clwyd has been one of Labour's star performers. A consummate constituency politician, she has ...
by Bronwyn Donaghy
At 15 Anna Wood went to a party and took an ecstasy tablet. Three days later she was dead. A life destroyed. A family devastated. She was just fifteen. She was leaving school to start the job of her dreams. She was beautiful, she had a loving ...
by Melissa Muller
Tracing Anne Frank's life from an early childhood in an assimilated family to her adolescence in German-occupied Amsterdam, Melissa M?ller's biography, originally published in 1998, follows her life right up until her desperate end in Bergen ...
by Geoff Dyer
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of a residency aboard an aircraft carrier. Another Great Day at Sea chronicles Dyer's experiences on the USS George
by Caroline Lee
Imagine you are a young woman with a stellar career but an increasing dissatisfaction with life. Imagine that your idea of a remote location is the distance between a taxi rank and a shoe shop. How do you shrug off your growing ennui? Simple. ...Audio Book