1161 books (59 pages) in this category


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 ...

ISBN: 9781631494895

Binding: Paperback


Going Solo: Popular Penguins

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

ISBN: 9780141037332

Binding: Paperback


Going to Sea in a Sieve

The Autobiography

by Danny Baker

ISBN: 9780753828939

Binding: Paperback


Gonzo: The Life Of Hunter S. Thompson

by Jann Wenner

ISBN: 9781847441911

Binding: Paperback


Grace Hopper

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

ISBN: 9781454920007

Binding: Hardback


Graham Henry Final Word

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 ...

ISBN: 9781775540373

Binding: Paperback


Great Australian Flying Doctor Stories

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 ...

ISBN: 9780733320071

Binding: Paperback


Great Australian Outback Nurses Stories

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

ISBN: 9780733333163

Binding: Paperback


Great Australian Stories: Outback Towns and Pubs

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 ...

ISBN: 9780733332135

Binding: Paperback


Great Australian Working Dog Stories

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 ...

ISBN: 9780733324826

Binding: Paperback


Great Australian Working Horse Stories

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

ISBN: 9780733339318

Binding: Paperback


Great Second Acts

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 ...

ISBN: 9781633538221

Binding: Paperback


Greene On Capri

by Shirley Hazzard

ISBN: 9781860498732

Binding: Paperback


Grit in the Pearl: The Scandalous Life of Margaret, Duchess of Argyll


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 ...

ISBN: 9780750986991

Binding: Hardback


Gunnar Myrdal and America's Conscience: Social Engineering and Racial Liberalism, 1938-1987

by Walter A. Jackson

ISBN: 9780807844601

Binding: Paperback



Better to Die than Live a Coward: My Life in the Gurkhas

by Kailash Limbu

ISBN: 9780349140100

Binding: Paperback


Guy Martin

Portrait of a bike legend

by Phil Wain

<DIV><I>&quot;Speed and danger don&#39;t always go together, but it&#39;s proper fun when they do.&quot; &ndash; Guy Martin</I><BR /><BR /> Truck fitter, ace racer, daredevil, speed junkie, all-round &#39;character&#39;, Guy Martin is just a ...

ISBN: 9781780979557

Binding: Paperback



The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

by Haben Girma

ISBN: 9781538728727

Binding: Hardback


Hack in a Flak Jacket

Wars, riots and revolutions - dispatches from a foreign correspondent

by Peter Stefanovic

ISBN: 9780733635687

Binding: Paperback


Half A Lifetime

by Judith Wright

She remembers her first encounters with words and the emergence of her consciousness of self. She movingly describes her mother?s death. And she recounts her resolution to escape from this world she loved in order to be free.In Brisbane during ...

ISBN: 9781876485061

Binding: Hardback