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Shadows on the Tundra

by Dalia Grinkeviciute

<p><strong>An extraordinary piece of international survival literature, joining the likes of Primo Levi and Anne Frank.</strong></p> <p>In 1941, 14-year-old Dalia and her family are deported from their native Lithuania to a labour camp in ...

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Shifting the Boundaries

The University of Melbourne 1975-2015

by Carolyn Rasmussen

<p>The University of Melbourne was already over 110 years old when this history begins. The second oldest university in Australia, it has been graced with a number of histories written by eminent historians. Each of these histories has ...

ISBN: 9780522872460

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Slicing the Silence

Voyaging to Antarctica

by Tom Griffiths

In the summer of 2002?03, acclaimed writer and historian Tom Griffiths voyaged the Southern Ocean to Antarctica. He was on board the first Australian ship to ?slice the silence? of a year, arriving at Casey Station to deliver the new team of ...

ISBN: 9780868409726

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Student Comrade Prisoner Spy

A memoir

by Bridget Hilton-Barber

<p>When Bridget Hilton-Barber got on a train to Grahamstown in 1982 to study journalism at Rhodes University, she had no idea of the brutal drama that would unfold. A rebellious young woman, she became politically involved in anti-apartheid ...

ISBN: 9781770228016

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Switched On

a memoir of brain change, emotional awakening, and the emerging science of neurostimulation

by John Elder Robison

<p><em>‘For the first time in my life, I learned what it was like to truly &quot;know&quot; other people's feelings. It was as if I'd been experiencing the world in black and white all my life, and suddenly I could see everything — and ...

ISBN: 9781925307122

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The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away: A Death That Brought The Gift Of Life

by Cole Moreton

&#8216;Gripping &#8230; so powerfully emotional that at times I had to put it down to wipe my eyes'Mail on Sunday&#8216;How do you say thank you to someone for giving you their heart? It is the greatest gift a person can ever give.' Marc is a ...

ISBN: 9780008225742

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The Breakthrough

immunotherapy and the race to cure cancer

by Charles Graeber

<p><strong><em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Charles Graeber tells the astonishing story of the group of scientists working on a code that can enable the human immune system to fight — and perhaps even cure — ...

ISBN: 9781925548587

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The Bughouse

The poetry, politics and madness of Ezra Pound

by Daniel Swift

<p><strong>‘An extraordinary book of real passionate research’ Edmund de Waal</strong></p> <p>In 1945, Ezra Pound was due to stand trial for treason for his broadcasts in Fascist Italy during the Second World War. But before the trial could ...

ISBN: 9781448191888

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The Comfort of Water

A River Pilgrimage

by Maya Ward

This is the joyful yet heartbreaking true story of four friends who walk a 21- day pilgrimage from the sea to the source of Melbourne?s Yarra River. There is no path for most of the way, but offers of campsites and boats, and free access to ...

ISBN: 9781921924286

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The Comfort of Water

A River Pilgrimage

by Maya Ward

This is the joyful yet heartbreaking true story of four friends who walk a 21- day pilgrimage from the sea to the source of Melbournes Yarra River. There is no path for most of the way, but offers of campsites and boats, and free access to ...

ISBN: 9781921924361

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The Day the Nazis Came - The Astonishing True Story of a Childhood Journey from the Occupied Channel Islands to the Dark Heart of a German Prison Camp

by Stephen Matthews

<p>By the time he was six years old, Stephen had been bombarded by the Luftwaffe and deported from occupied Guernsey, along with his family, to a prison camp in the heart of Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. He had seen men die in front of him and ...

ISBN: 9781786063366

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The End of Asquith

The Downing Street Coup - December 1916

by Michael Byrne

<p>London, December 1916. In the middle of the world's most deadly war, a political coup grips Westminster. The carnage of the Somme, the failure of the Dardanelles campaign, and the Easter Rising in Dublin have all left Britain's coalition ...

ISBN: 9781911110118

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The Feather Thief

Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

by Kirk Wallace Johnson

<p><em><strong>Who is Edwin Rist?</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Genius or Narcissist? Mastermind or Pawn?</strong></p> <p>One summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the British Museum of Natural History. ...

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The Grand Tour Guide to the World

by HarperCollins

<p>The world is a big place full of interesting things. And The Grand Tour has seen some of them. That’s why few people are better placed to lead you around this vast planet of ours than Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. As long as

ISBN: 9780008257842

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The History of the New World

Benzoni's Historia del Mondo Nuovo

by Girolamo Benzoni

<p><em>The History of the New World</em> is an abridged, unique English translation of sixteenth-century Italian merchant Girolamo Benzoni’s popular account of his adventures in the Americas and the Spanish colonies.</p> <p>First published in ...

ISBN: 9780271079233

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The Last Explorer

Hubert Wilkins, Australia's Unknown Hero

by Simon Nasht

<p><strong>‘A superb book – every Australian should read it.’ - Dick Smith</strong></p> <p><strong>The gripping story of one of the greatest explorers of the 20th Century.</strong></p> <p>Hubert Wilkins was truly the last - and one of the ...

ISBN: 9780733625848

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The Life in My Years

by Virginia McKenna

Virginia McKenna?s career spans over four decades. However, it is her role in <i>Born Free</i>, an inspirational film about the wildlife conservationists Joy and George Adamson, that has most poignantly shaped Virginia?s personal, professional ...

ISBN: 9781840028980

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The Lost City of the Monkey God

by Douglas Preston

<p>Since the days of <strong>conquistador Hernán Cortés</strong>, rumours have circulated about a <strong>lost city</strong> of immense wealth hidden deep in the Honduran interior. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape ...

ISBN: 9781786694997

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The Malay Archipelago

by Alfred Russel Wallace

<p>Of all the extraordinary Victorian travelogues, <em>The Malay Archipelago</em> has a fair claim to be the greatest - both as a beautiful, alarming, vivid and gripping account of some eight years' travel across the entire Malay world - from ...

ISBN: 9780141394411

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The Murderer of Warren Street

The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

by Marc Mulholland

<p><strong>A <em>DAILY EXPRESS</em> BOOK OF THE YEAR</strong></p> <p><em><strong>'A Victorian whodunit...</strong> <strong>Swashbuckling adventure and political thriller</strong>… <strong>A</strong></em> <strong><em>magnificent book.'</em> ...

ISBN: 9781473544895

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