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Susi Prescott had it all. A large, busy family, a school teaching job she loved, a home on Sydney's leafy North Shore. But with the sudden demise of her thirty-year marriage, her world crumbles.
To everyone's surprise, especially her own, Susi makes a momentous deci... read more

Where Hummingbirds Dance
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Pradyumna Kumar, aka PK, was born into a poor, untouchable family in a small village in eastern India. Throughout his childhood he kept a palm leaf bearing an astrologer's prophecy: 'You will marry a girl who is not from the vi... read more

The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love
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Mrs Keith Miller, internationally known aviatrix, was taken to the county jail here today and held for investigation by State Attorney's investigators. Jail attendants said they understood she was hel... read more

The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller: An Australian's True Story of Adventure, Danger, Romance and Murder
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Unmasked
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As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph Bell. He observed as Dr Bell identified a patient's occupation, hometown and ailments both imagined and genuine from the sm... read more

Arthur & Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes
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A gripping, ultimately triumphant memoir that's also the most comprehensive and comprehensible study of the neuroscience of addiction written for the general public.
 
FROM THE INTRODUCTION: "We are prone to a cycle of craving what we don't have, finding it, using it up or losing it, ... read more

Memoirs of An Addicted Brain - A Neuroscientist Examines His Former Life on drugs
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In this warm, lively, salty account of living on and by the sea, Drummond writes of fishing and feuds, of life as an apprentice fisherwoman, and of her secret desire to snare a handsome Fisheries officer. Salt Story pays homage to sea-dogs, fisherwomen, oystermen and storytellers everywhere.

Salt Story: Of Seadogs and Fisherwomen
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Dear Ailsa, Sometimes I wonder whether the friendship that has caught us both-a most unlikely friendship I must confess-might find an echo in a far off Irish village somewhere in the wild, windy hills of old Donegal. Or am I allowing that unc... read more

The Attachment: Letters from a Most Unlikely Friendship
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Mark Colvin one of Australia's longest-serving broadcasters, as a reporter for more than two decades and the national radio evening institution he has become as host of PM since 1997. He reveals what it was like to discover his diplomat father was really an M1... read more

Light And Shadow : Memoirs Of A Spy's Son
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"Hadfield is a genius, a man of science and technology and no first-timer to the universe."-New York Post
 
Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife... read more

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
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In his years of travelling the length and breadth of Australia, David Darcy has met many an old timer with a story to share - childhood memories of a very different Australia, and stories from a lifestyle that is fast disappearing as Australia changes and takes its place in the modern world...Here Dav... read more

Old Timers: Stories About the Good Old Days
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A personal view of the natural world Life Stories 2 is the second installment of Sir David's look back at the wildlife that has captured his imagination and enthusiasm over his distinguished career. It is a fascinating trip around the world in search of extraordinary plants, animals and people, in th... read more

New Life Stories: More Stories from His Acclaimed Radio 4 Series
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