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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

Before & Laughter – Can an acerbic comedian publish a self-help guide?

Before & Laughter. Self-help meets memoir in this deeply insightful, fascinating and entertaining book about happiness by one of the country's most treasured comedians. *A memoir and self-help manual by one of the country's most treasured comedians - for anyone who feels stuck in a rut but doesn't have the…
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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

The First 21 – The Origin Story of Nikki Sixx

Rock-and-roll icon and three-time bestselling author Nikki Sixx tells his origin story: how Frank Feranna became Nikki Sixx, chronicling his fascinating journey from irrepressible Idaho farm boy to the man who formed the revolutionary rock group Motley Crue. Nikki Sixx is one of the most respected, recognizable, and entrepreneurial icons…
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A Field Guide To Britpop – Be prepared for some memories and anthems

A Field Guide to ... delves into music’s most influential genres to uncover the innovators and agitators who changed music history forever.  In A Field Guide to Britpop, Steve Wide explores a  scene fueled by north-south rivalries, tribal fashion and a good cup of tea. Uncover the artists and albums, the who’s…
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Buy Now Pay Later – The story of Afterpay

The fascinating behind the scenes story of the brash Aussie technology start-up that changed the way a whole generation around the world does their shopping. Millennials love it. Amateur investors made millions out of it, and its founders became billionaires. But professional investors steered clear, regarding it as over-valued. In…
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This Side of the Dream: Writing a Memoir and finding your tribe by Stefani Milan

This Side of the Dream: A Memoir by Stefani Milan “…The author takes the reader on a spiritual and, at times, emotional roller-coaster journey as her healing process evolves following her mother’s death…But the memoir is not depressing. Rather, it vividly and gently brings the reader through the evolution of…
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Australian Authors

The Countess From Kirribilli – An intriguing life story of an extraordinary woman

Duffy's recommended lockdown read! She was Australian born, an international bestselling author and a member of the glamorous literary, intellectual and society salons of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century London and EuropeShe was 'amused, cynical, ironic, loving, gay, ferocious, cold, ardent but never gentle'. She was a whirlwind. She created…
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Book Blast! He Said, She S.A.I.D – What if your memoir turned into a horror story?

He Said, She It is a parent’s worst nightmare. The police bursting into your suburban home, accosting you in bed, arresting you, and hauling you off to jail. All while your 10-year-old son watches from the shadows in terror. Bruce McLaughlin lived through this nightmare in May of 1998. He…
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Yearbook by Seth Rogen – Funny AF

A collection of funny personal essays from one of the writers of Superbad and Pineapple Express and one of the producers of The Disaster Artist, Neighbors, and The Boys. (All of these words have been added to help this book show up in people's searchesusing the wonders of algorithmic technology. Thanks for bearing with us!) Hi! I'm…
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The Mind Of A Murderer – A true crime essential read

'Whodunnit' doesn't matter so much, not to a forensic psychiatrist. We're more interested in the 'why'.  In his 26 years in the field, Richard Taylor has worked on well over a hundred murder cases, with victims and perpetrators from all walks of life. In this fascinating memoir, Taylor draws on…
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