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Bruce Guthrie survived tuberculosis, Melbourne's gritty northern suburbs and a boss who twice tried to sack him in his first six months in newspapers, to become a foreign correspondent and then one of Australia's feistiest and most controversial editors. His CV boasts editor... read more

Man Bites Murdoch
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'As they used to say in Ireland, the devil only comes into good things.'
 
Narrated by Lilly Bere, the story opens as she mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill. It then goes back to the moment she was forced to flee Dublin, at the end of the First World War ... read more

On Canaan's Side
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In 1962 a young New Zealander left home for a one year trip to Europe. He returned some 20 years later with a wife, four children and the internationally renowned tour company - Contiki Holidays.Written by the founder of Contiki, Only Two Seats... read more

Only Two Seats Left : The Incredible Contiki Story
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Country houses were reliant on an intricate hierarchy of servants, each of whom provided an essential skill. Up and Down Stairs brings to life this hierarchy and shows how large numbers of people lived together under strict segregation and how sometimes this segregation was... read more

Up and Down Stairs
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Nancy Wake, an Australian who became the most highly decorated woman of the Second World War, now tells her own story.

O/P The White Mouse
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"The dressing gown was pink candlewick. Old brown vomit stains on the lapels tried to hide themselves in shame as I swept into the room, weaving my way towards the silver drinks tray with its Waterford crystal decanters of whisky and brandy. By the ti... read more

Still Standing: From Debutante to Detox
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For the first time, The Times brings together a unique collection of obituaries of Ireland's most distinguished individuals from the last two centuries.

The "Times" Great Irish Lives
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Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour and style, with tribute paid everywhere from Lord Byron to Casablanca. But who was this young widow - the 'Veuve' - Clicquot, whose champagne sparkled at the courts of Fran... read more

Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled it
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Explores how the pluck and dignity of literary characters such as Scout Finch and Jo March can inspire women. This title includes insights into the authors' lives, revealing how their own strengths informed their timeless characters.

The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder
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With her inimitable wit and outspoken views, Clarissa Dickson Wright opens her diary and takes us on a journey around Britain with this unrivalled collection of stories and anecdotes from her ever-eventful life. As celebrated cook and champion of the countryside... read more

Rifling Through My Drawers
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A take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilization, and reason.

Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs: She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse
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A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Shania Twain: From This Moment On
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