1153 books (58 pages) in this category
by Lisa Chaney
A provocative and revealing account of Chanel that explores her dalliances with bisexuality, drugs and an affair with a Nazi spy. Coco Chanel was many things to many people. Raised in emotional and financial poverty, she became one of the ...
by JAMES ESSINGER
The first book to reveal the intensity of the relationship between Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace; an outstanding contribution to hostorical STEM literature. The names Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace are synonymous with pioneering computer ...
by Ross Coulthart
CEW Bean's wartime reports and photographs mythologised the Australian soldier and helped spawn the notion that the Anzacs achieved something nation-defining on the shores of Gallipoli and the battlefields of western Europe. In his quest to ...Audio Book
by Marvin R Zahniser
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by Peter FitzSimons
The must-read story of the boy from Brisbane who became a wartime hero and aviation trailblazer. In an action-packed life, the indomitable 'Smithy' went from fighting as a soldier amid the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front to taking to
by Helen M Chesnutt
by Charles W. Wadelington
Growing up in an industrial school
by Kathleen O'Malley
by Bob Dylan
Winner of the NOBEL PRIZE in Literature 2016 This is the first spellbinding volume of the three-volume memoir of one of the greatest musical legends of all time. In CHRONICLES Volume I, Bob Dylan takes us back to the early 1960s when he arrived
The Story of the Greatest Briton
by Christopher Catherwood
<DIV>There are few figures in British history more famous than Winston Churchill. Renowned for guiding Britain through the tumultuous Second World War, his speeches echo through history, and his wartime leadership was recognised as essential for
The British Genius for Deception 1914-1945
by Nicholas Rankin
More devious than Enigma, more cunning than James Bond, these are true stories of how the British elevated the art of deception and disguise against the Nazis. ...
by Doogue, Geraldine (Ed)
Iconic journalist and television presenter Geraldine Doogue turns her attention to an issue central to our times. How are we, as women, represented at the top levels of power in Australia? In candid and personal conversations with fourteen ...
by Margaret Powell
<p>Working below stairs in 1920s London, sixteen-year-old Margaret's mind turns to finding a man. But it's hard to look beguiling when you're elbow deep in dishwater... </p><p>From the grand houses of Brighton to imposing London mansions, life ...
by Justine Picardie
Justine Picardie spent years puzzling over the truth about Coco Chanel, peeling away the accretions of romance and lies. Since its publication in 2010, hers has become the definitive Chanel biography. With a new foreword and previously unseen ...
by William Woods Hassler
by Susan Williams
Sir Seretse Khama, the first President of Botswana and heir apparent to the kingship of the Bangwato people, brought independence and great prosperity to his nation after colonial rule. But for six long years from 1950, Seretse had been forced ...
Heroic and Deadly ANZAC Raids in World War II
by Frank Walker
The Autobiography of Roy 'Chubby' Brown
by Roy Chubby Brown