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One Leg oo Few
is the ﬁrst ull-length dual biography o Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, and the ﬁrst to be written with the consent and cooperation o both o their estates. It is a book about an extraordinary relationship: a riendship, a partnership—almost, at times, a marriage. Like a lot o marriages it ended badly, but or nearly twenty years, between the ﬁrst date and the inevitable divorce, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore were the unniest thing on three continents.
One Leg oo Few
is the story o that relationship, and the comedy that came rom it.
One Leg oo Few: Te Adventures o Peter Cook & Dudley Moore
Her upbringing as a Muslim in 1970s suburban Perth gave Rabia Siddique an abiding passion or equality and social justice. Aer the World rade Centre bombing in September 2001 she joined the British army as a military lawyer. She was taken hostage in Iraq as she tried to negotiate the release o two kidnapped British soldiers. Aer their release, her colleague received a Military Cross. Rabia received nothing. Now back in Perth, her perspective as a eminist, a social justice crusader, a lawyer, a soldier, a ormer hostage, a terrorism prosecutor and a Muslim is unique.
Equal Justice: My Journey as a Woman, a Soldier and a Muslim
Andrew ‘wiggy’ Forrest is a swashbuckling entrepreneur in the ﬁnest West Australian tradition. He took on BHP Billiton and Rio into at their own game—and won. Andrew Burrell traces wiggy’s business triumphs and disasters to reveal the complicated man behind the myth. Why do his mining ventures attract so much controversy? And what do his philanthropic schemes tell us about him and his plans or the uture? With the value o iron ore now integral to the health o the ederal budget, wiggy’s business aﬀects all Australians.
wiggy: Te High-Stakes Life of Andrew Forrest
Jennier Saunders’ brilliant comic creations have brought joy to millions or three decades. Tis is her unny, touching and disarmingly honest memoir, ﬁlled with stories o riends, laughter and occasional heartache—but never misery. From her childhood on RAF bases, where her ather was a pilot, to her lie-changing encounter with a young Dawn French, on to success and amily, and a battle with cancer,
charts her extraordinary story, including the slip-ups and struggles along the way.
Bonkers: My Lie in Laughs
Graham Nash, lead singer and principal songwriter o the Hollies, then member o supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, made the incredible and possibly unique journey rom 1960s Manchester to Swinging London to sunny Caliornia. And along the way he created many o the iconic songs which deﬁned a generation. Nash tells it all: growing up in poverty in post-war Manchester, ounding the Hollies and riendships with all the great British bands o the 1960s. From London to Laurel Canyon, the story is extraordinary.
Wild ales: A Rock & Roll Lie
In 2009 Malala Yousazai began writing an anonymous blog about lie in the Swat Valley. When her identity was discovered, she began to appear in the media, campaigning or education or all. On 9
October 2012, Malala was shot by a member o the aliban on her way home rom school. Remarkably, she survived.
I Am Malala
tells the inspiring story o a schoolgirl who was determined not to be intimidated by extremists. Malala speaks o her continuing campaign or every girl’s right to an education, shining a light into the lives o those children who cannot attend school.
I Am Malala: Te Girl Who Stood Up or Education and was Shot by the aliban
Malala Yousazai with Christina Lamb
Te Beatles have been at the top o the music industry or ﬁy years. But who really were the Beatles, and how did they and everything else in the 1960s use so explosively? Mark Lewisohn’s three-part biography is a contextual history built upon impeccable research and written with energy, style, objectivity and insight. Tis ﬁrst volume covers the crucial and lesser-known early period—the Liverpool and Hamburg years o a hungry rock-and-roll band, when all the sharp characters and situations take shape.
Te Beatles: All Tese Years Vol. 1 - une In
Unlike his rival magnates, Kerry Stokes built his empire rom nothing.
Kerry Stokes: Sel-Made Man
is the story behind one o Australia’s most powerul men. Plucked rom an orphanage as an inant, Kerry Stokes grew up in the slums and streets o post-Depression Melbourne with his itinerant, adoptive parents. oday he is one o Australia’s most successul business moguls. Mysterious and elusive, Stokes is the archetypal sel-made man, driven by the determination to escape his past and the legacy o disadvantage.
Kerry Stokes: Sel-Made Man
BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR
By the 1940s Laurence Olivier had achieved international stardom. His aﬀair with Vivien Leigh led to a marriage as glamorous and as tragic as any in Hollywood history. He was as accomplished a director as he was a leading man. And yet, at the height o his ame, he accepted a pittance to become the ounding Director o the National Teatre. Oﬀ-stage, Olivier was generous, yet almost insanely jealous o those ew contemporaries whom he deemed to be his rivals; charming but with a erocious temper.
Along with Paul McDermott and Richard Fidler, im was part o the provocative and very unny Doug Anthony Allstars. Ten im woke up one morning and his whole le side wouldn’t work. An eventual diagnosis o multiple sclerosis meant an end to the renetic, high-energy lie he was living.
Carry a Big Stick
is a chance or im to tell his story. Diagnosis changed a lot o things but im’s quick wit and sense o humour weren’t aﬀected. Tis inspiring memoir shows us that you can laugh in the ace o adversity.
Carry a Big Stick: A Funny, Fearless Lie o Friendship, Laughter and MS
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Harry Seidler was a key ﬁgure in the establishment o post-war modern design in Australia. Born in Austria to an aﬄuent Jewish amily he escaped the looming Nazi threat and reached England, where he was interned as an enemy alien and was sent to Canada. During his internment he virtually taught himsel architecture. His parents moved to Australia aer the war, and in 1948, Harry came to Australia to design a house or them. Te house he built represented a huge shi in Australian modern domestic architecture.
A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler
Evoking an English childhood rom a bygone era, Annabel Morley brings back to lie the magic and charm o growing up in a bohemian artistic and quintessentially English amily. Her grandmother was Dame Gladys Cooper and her ather was the renowned actor Robert Morley CBE. Te amily house in Berkshire is the backdrop to a wonderul array o events and personalities. Oen surrounded by the greats o theatre such as Vivien Lee, Lawrence Olivier and Spencer racy, Annabel recounts these times with wit and aﬀection.
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