1158 books (58 pages) in this category
A Man Misunderstood
by Michael White
by Grantlee Kieza
A lively and engaging portrait of a towering and complex figure of Australian colonial history.<!-?xml:namespace prefix = o /-> Lachlan Macquarie is credited with shaping Australia's destiny, transforming the harsh, foreboding penal ...
by Jeffrey Berman
by Helen Trinca
<i>At the age of fifteen Madeleine saw herself as a painter and pianist, but Ms Medway peered down at Madeleine during her entrance interview in 1957 and announced- 'You know dear, I think you might write.'</i> Madeleine would write. But not for
by Marya Hornbacher
A searing, unflinching and deeply moving account of Marya Hornbacher's personal experience of living with bipolar disorder. From the age of six, Marya Hornbacher knew that something was terribly wrong with her, manifesting itself in anorexia ...
by Michelle Morgan
by Anja Klabunde
The story of Tom Kruse
by Kristin Weidenbach
by Dr David Dosa
The Christina Noble Story Continues
by Christina Noble
Ian Fleming's James Bond Letters
by Fergus Fleming
On 16 August 1952, Ian Fleming wrote to his wife, Ann, 'My love, This is only a tiny letter to try out my new typewriter and to see if it will write golden words since it is made of gold'. He had bought the gold-plated typewriter as a present to
by Brenda Niall
Daniel Mannix, Archbishop of Melbourne from 1917 until his death, aged ninety-nine, in 1963, was a towering figure in Melbourne's Catholic community. But his political interventions had a profound effect on the wider Australian nation too. ...
by Brenda Niall
Daniel Mannix, Archbishop of Melbourne from 1917 until his death, aged ninety-nine, in 1963, was a towering figure in Melbourne's Catholic community. But his political interventions had a profound effect on the wider Australian nation ...
by Mark Warren
The off-roading, hill-seeking and muddy-morning adventures of New Zealand farming legend Mark Warren Mark Warren is a larger-than-life character of rural New Zealand. He grew up with an obsession with Landrovers, council tip trucks, bulldozers,
by Sophie Lucido Johnson
“A fast-paced debut… A candid, modern take on polyamory for fans of memoirs and graphic novels, and anyone interested in stories of dating, love, and romance.” -Library Journal After trying for years to emulate her boomer ...
by Li Cunxin
The phenomenal international bestseller<i> Before you can fly, you have to be free.</i><BR><BR>In a small, desperately poor village in north-east China, a young peasant boy sits at his rickety old school desk, more interested in the birds ...
by Simon Winchester
William Smith was not rich or well connected, but his passion for rocks and fossils, and his twenty-year obsession with single-handedly mapping the geology of Britain made him one of the most significant men of the nineteenth century. However ...
Legends, Glory and Lies in the French Foreign Legion
by David Mason
The love story that shaped a nation
by Susan Mitchell
by Danielle Wood
In <i>Housewife Superstar</i>, Danielle Wood introduced us to the life (three husbands, Campbell Town and Devonport dream homes, inspiration for Dame Edna Everage) and work (countless writings, prizes, cakes, and things knitted, ...