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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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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

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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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

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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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

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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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

Clothes… and other things that matter

'Alexandra Shulman's style is unaffected, immediate and hilariously dry. She's brilliant at observing everyday feelings in a joy-sparking turn of phrase.' - Helena Bonham Carter Part memoir, part fashion history, part social commentary, Alexandra Shulman explores the meaning of clothes and how we wear them. (more…)
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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

The Butterfly Effect – The first biography on Kendrick Lamar

'Kendrick Lamar is a master of storytelling' - New Yorker Kendrick Lamar is at the top of his game. He has been described as the poet Laurette of hip-hop, perceptive, philosophical, unapologetic, fearless, and an innovative storyteller whose body of work has been compared to James Joyce and James Baldwin.  (more…)
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