A fascinating look into the world of the Australian rock scene in the 70's and 80's told by Jimmy Barnes.
Tag: non fiction
An excellent read for anyone interested in the past and possible future for steam. Full of facts and statistics the statements are well backed up and interesting to read.
A look at the gentlemen behind the popular image of Queen Victoria. It's a good case study of how biased editing can shape a public figure's image.
Learning about the demise of Australia's favourite car, the Holden.
An excellent read that immerses the reader in the life of Queen Victoria and the era she ruled in.
A brief but hard to follow (due to having to refer to a dictionary many times) look at Queen Victoria's life. More of a commentary than a complete look. Those who don't know the background to the story will find many holes.
Skimpy is an auto biography by Kellie Arrowsmith, a "skimpy" bar waitress. Outrageous true tales of crocodiles, snakes and pulling beers in the top end.
A great read about how to drive from Melbourne to London; if you really must!
This book is aimed mainly at the programmer. The information is highly technical and it's not the best introduction to Bitcoin.
An excellent book on the history of tennis, and how it has become a great modern game.