True stories: discovery, historical & scientific books

643 books were found.

The Yellow Joss

The Yellow Joss

Author: Ion Idriess
ISBN: 9781923024663
Format: Paperback
$29.99

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Critical: Why the NHS is Being Betrayed and How We Can Fight for it

Critical: Why the NHS is Being Betrayed and How We Can...

Author: Dr Julia Grace Patterson
ISBN: 9780008603526
Format: Paperback
$24.99

The true, eye-opening account of how the NHS has been failed and what we can do to save it.  Read More >>

Marguerite Yourcenar's Hadrian: Writing the Life of a Roman Emperor

Marguerite Yourcenar's Hadrian: Writing the Life of...

Author: Keith Bradley
ISBN: 9781487548810
Format: Hardback
$200.00

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Snakes, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll: My Early Years

Snakes, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll: My Early Years

Author: Romulus Earl Whitaker ,  Janaki Lenin
ISBN: 9789356997127
Format: Paperback
$56.90

Snakes, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll tells the story of a boy who would become one of the greatest conservationists of...  Read More >>

Rose: The extraordinary story of Rose de Freycinet: wife, stowaway and the first woman to record her voyage around the world

Rose: The extraordinary story of Rose de Freycinet:...

Author: Suzanne Falkiner
ISBN: 9780733343339
Format: Paperback
$33.61

The voyage of Rose de Freycinet, the stowaway who defied the French for love. In 1814, in the aftermath of the...  Read More >>

Under the Hornbeams: A true story of life in the open

Under the Hornbeams: A true story of life in the open...

Author: Emma Tarlo
ISBN: 9780571379804
Format: Hardback
$42.99

A unique, life-affirming memoir about the author's friendship with two men living in Regent's Park  Read More >>

Maniac

Maniac

Author: Benjamin Labatut
ISBN: 9788433911001
Format: Paperback
$71.15

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Warhol After Warhol: Power and Money in the Modern Art World

Warhol After Warhol: Power and Money in the Modern Art...

Author: Richard Dorment
ISBN: 9781529081503
Format: Paperback
$36.99

By the long-time art critic of The Daily Telegraph, Warhol After Warhol tells the David-and-Goliath story of collector...  Read More >>

Warhol After Warhol: Power and Money in the Modern Art World

Warhol After Warhol: Power and Money in the Modern Art...

Author: Richard Dorment
ISBN: 9781529081497
Format: Hardback
$39.99

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Australia's Trail-Blazing First Novelist: John Lang

Australia's Trail-Blazing First Novelist: John Lang...

Author: Sean Doyle
ISBN: 9781923004382
Format: Paperback
$24.99

‘What a life! What a story! Superbly researched and wonderfully crafted …’ - Peter FitzSimons 'Writer, journalist,...  Read More >>

Crossing the Rift

Crossing the Rift

Author: Merilyn Brason
ISBN: 9781805140672
Format: Paperback
$36.20

Set against the background of World War II, this is my grandmother's true account of her perilous trek up the length...  Read More >>

Justus Samuel Scharschmid (1664-1724). Seine Autobiographien

Justus Samuel Scharschmid (1664-1724). Seine Autobiographien...

Author: Sebastian W Stork
ISBN: 9783447110822
Format: Hardback
$248.16

J.S. Scharschmid (1664-1724) schloss sich nach Abschluss seines Theologie-Studiums und der Begegnung mit Philipp...  Read More >>

Australia's Most Infamous Jail: Inside the walls of Pentridge Prison

Australia's Most Infamous Jail: Inside the walls of...

Author: James Phelps
ISBN: 9781460764138
Format: Paperback
$34.99

'Pentridge was a place of murder and mayhem. A bluestone hell. The worst prison Australia has ever seen.' Andrew...  Read More >>

Where The Falcon Flies: A 3,400 Kilometre Odyssey From My Doorstep to the Arctic

Where The Falcon Flies: A 3,400 Kilometre Odyssey From...

Author: Adam Shoalts
ISBN: 9780735241015
Format: Hardback
$55.00

Looking out his porch window one spring morning, Adam Shoalts spotted a majestic peregrine falcon flying across...  Read More >>

The Ship Beneath the Ice: Sunday Times Bestseller - The Gripping Story of Finding Shackleton's Endurance

The Ship Beneath the Ice: Sunday Times Bestseller -...

Author: Mensun Bound
ISBN: 9781035008421
Format: Paperback
$24.99

The Ship Beneath the Ice is the extraordinary story of how the world’s most famous shipwreck was found, told by...  Read More >>

And Finally: A Neurosurgeon’s Reflections on Life

And Finally: A Neurosurgeon’s Reflections on Life

Author: Henry Marsh
ISBN: 9781784709365
Format: Paperback
$24.99

From the No.1 bestselling author of Do No Harm, an unflinching and deeply personal exploration of death, life and...  Read More >>

The Great Scottish Women Colouring Book

The Great Scottish Women Colouring Book

Author: Diana Matos Gagic
ISBN: 9781916007246
Format: Paperback
$23.26

Discover the stories behind some of the most influential and historically great women who hail from Scotland and...  Read More >>

Sir Josiah Symon KCMG KC: A Biography

Sir Josiah Symon KCMG KC: A Biography

Author: Ian Hancock
ISBN: 9781743059746
Format: Paperback
$105.60

Josiah Symon arrived in South Australia from Scotland in 1866 just before his 20th birthday. His baggage included...  Read More >>

Cave of Bones: A True Story of Discovery, Adventure, and Human Origins

Cave of Bones: A True Story of Discovery, Adventure,...

Author: Lee Berger ,  John Hawks
ISBN: 9781426223884
Format: Hardback
$64.99

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Savages

Savages

Author: Lucie Lomová ,  Julia Sherwood
ISBN: 9781912278381
Format: Hardback
$64.66

A graphic novel based on real events, as captured in his journals by a young Czech explorer and botanist, Alberto...  Read More >>

A Normal Family: The Surprising Truth About My Crazy Childhood (And How I Discovered 35 New Siblings)

A Normal Family: The Surprising Truth About My Crazy...

Author: Chrysta Bilton
ISBN: 9781913183158
Format: Paperback
$22.99

An entertaining, unconventional family memoir from the daughter of one of the most prolific early sperm donors AKA...  Read More >>

Wonder Drug: The Hidden Victims of America’s Secret Thalidomide Scandal

Wonder Drug: The Hidden Victims of America’s Secret...

Author: Jennifer Vanderbes
ISBN: 9780008295707
Format: Paperback
$34.99

Longlisted for the Andrew 2024 Carnegie Medal for Non-Fiction The shocking, never-before-told...  Read More >>

Wonder Drug: The Hidden Victims of America’s Secret Thalidomide Scandal

Wonder Drug: The Hidden Victims of America’s Secret...

Author: Jennifer Vanderbes
ISBN: 9780008295691
Format: Hardback
$45.00

Longlisted for the Andrew 2024 Carnegie Medal for Non-Fiction The shocking, never-before-told...  Read More >>

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