Between Them

Between Them

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From American master Richard Ford, a memoir: his first work of nonfiction, a stirring narrative of memory and parental love How is it that we come to consider our parent...

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The VW Camper Van

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It was invented immediately after the war in the factory a far-sighted English military man had set up to turn the German economy from making

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Florence Foster Jenkins

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She had no pitch, no rhythm, and no tone. Still, Florence Foster Jenkins (Streep) became one of America’s best-known sopranos. Born in 1868, Florence was

Another Side of Paradise

Another Side of Paradise

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A novel based on the true story of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his longtime mistress, Sheilah Graham--an unforgettable tale of love, celebrity, and Gatsby-esque self-creati...

Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea

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Jane Dolby fell in love with a fisherman - the most dangerous peacetime occupation that exists - leading her to find a place in a

Maeve's Times

Maeve's Times

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'As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next table in a restaurant, I

Only : A Singular Memoir

Only : A Singular Memoir

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Three barely felt like a family. It felt like it did not count. Like we were unfinished. Incomplete. There was always a gap at the

Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

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Elizabeth was crowned queen at twenty-five, but it was only when she reached fifty and all hopes of a royal marriage were behind her that

Education of an Idealist

Education of an Idealist

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An intimate and powerful memoir by Pulitzer Prize–winner and former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power.

The Desert and the Sea

The Desert and the Sea

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Michael Scott Moore, jurnalist și autorul cărții Sweetness and Blood, încorporează narațiunea personală și jurnalismul de investigație riguros în aceste memorii profunde...

The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton

The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton

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Westminster, London, June 22, 1836. Crowds are gathering at the Court of Common Pleas. On trial is Caroline Sheridan Norton, a beautiful and clever young

Rebel

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Legenfarul star își spune povestea - o poveste despre artă, pasiune, angajament, dependență, la fel de intensă și hipnotică precum omul însuși. Într-o carieră care

The Naming Of Eliza Quinn

The Naming Of Eliza Quinn

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This is an extraordinarily haunting novel, inspired by a true story. In the late 1960s, in the hollow of an ancient oak tree beyond a

The Girl on the Wall

The Girl on the Wall

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Jean Baggott is 'the girl on the wall' - a 1948 photograph taken of her when she was eleven - whose life was never going

For The People

For The People

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Anelia Schutte grew up in Knysna - a beautiful town on the coast of South Africa centred around a picturesque lagoon and popular with tourists.

The Time In Between

The Time In Between

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A beautifully written first hand account of a 20-year old's battle with eating disorders. When Nancy Tucker was eight years old, her class had to

Mother's Ruin

Mother's Ruin

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Nicola Barry grew up in well-to-do Murrayfield, Edinburgh. Her father was a hopsital consultant, her mother was medically trained, her brothers boarders at public school...

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

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Examines Steinbeck's life and work and analyzes his 'The Grapes of Wrath.'

Watching the Wheels

Watching the Wheels

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2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of Damon Hill's coronation as Formula One World Champion. For the first time ever he tells the story of his

The Fragments of my Father

The Fragments of my Father

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My life had been suspended, as though I had inhaled and was still waiting to let out that gasp of breath. I set aside my

12 Years A Slave by Solomon Northup

12 Years A Slave by Solomon Northup

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Relatarea șocantă din prima mână a remarcabilei lupte a unui om pentru libertate; acum un film cinematografic premiat. „De ce nu murisem în tinerețea mea

The Longest Kill

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It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for

Bones : A Story of Brothers, a Champion Horse and the Race to Stop America's Most Brutal Cartel

Bones : A Story of Brothers, a Champion Horse and the Race to Stop America's Most Brutal Cartel

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Two brothers live parallel lives on either side of the US-Mexico border. This is the dramatic true story of how their worlds collided in a

My Stir-fried Life

My Stir-fried Life

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As a boy, Ken Hom lived hand-to-mouth in the slums of Chicago's Chinatown. Today, he is one of the most celebrated TV chefs of all

Mustn't Grumble

Mustn't Grumble

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The definitive autobiography from the nation's best-loved broadcaster. Written in the style familiar to his millions of listeners, rich with warmth and irony, Mustn't G...

EMMA DARWIN: THE INSPIRATIONAL WIFE OF A GENIUS

EMMA DARWIN: THE INSPIRATIONAL WIFE OF A GENIUS

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Much has been written about Charles Darwin but this is the first biography of his strong, intelligent wife whom he referred to as 'twice refined

I Was Born There, I Was Born Here

I Was Born There, I Was Born Here

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In 2000 Mourid Barghouti published I Saw Ramallah, the acclaimed memoir that told of returning in 1996 to his Palestinian home for the first time

American Scream

American Scream

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He was a radical stand up who dared to question the values of small town America and the evils of American foreign policy. Ruthlessly honest,

Conspiracy

Conspiracy

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Conspiracy theories are legion. Conspiracies are rare. And of the few that do exist, fewer are ever discovered, let alone explained. This story is the

Never Judge a Book by Its Cover

Never Judge a Book by Its Cover

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Lisa Riley won the hearts of the nation as she danced for her life, now it's time to read her life... Never Judge a Book

My Fathers Wake

My Fathers Wake

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Death is a whisper in the Anglo-Saxon world. But on a remote island, off the coast of County Mayo, it has a louder voice. The

In The Beginning

In The Beginning

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IN THE BEGINNING goes back to the poet's life before her arrest, interweaving her experiences of growing up in Odessa with those of her childhood

Fair game

Fair game

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La 6 iulie 2003, la patru luni după ce Statele Unite au invadat Irakul, fostul ambasador Joseph Wilson a publicat în The New York Times

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

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Soon to be a major motion picture written and directed by Peter Farrelly, who won two Academy Awards for Green Book - a wildly entertaining,

No Better Time

No Better Time

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Danny Lewin's brilliant but brief life is largely unknown because, until now, those closest to him have guarded their memories and quietly mourned their loss.

A Mind With Wings

A Mind With Wings

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It's July 4, 1845. A soft-spoken young man named Henry David Thoreau has carefully constructed a small, simple cabin in the woods overlooking Walden Pond.

My Struggle: Book Five

My Struggle: Book Five

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The fifth book of Knausgaard's powerful My Struggle series is written with tremendous force and sincerity. As a nineteen-year-old, Karl Ove moves to Bergen and

The Saboteur

The Saboteur

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'A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest

Seven Men and Seven Women

Seven Men and Seven Women

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In this new, one-volume edition that brings together two of his most popular works, #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas explores the question

Hunter Of Stories

Hunter Of Stories

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Not since Guy de Maupasant has the short literary form been imbued with such grace, elegance and poignancy . . . these quintessential and often

Called Out

Called Out

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Too often we lean into the wrong things and burn out. We buy society's lie that our worth is our work, our value is our

Smile for the Camera

Smile for the Camera

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No politician pandered to the media's appetite for personality more than Liberal MP Cyril Smith. Instantly recognisable for his colossal build, Smith was a larger-than-l...

Hammer of the Left

Hammer of the Left

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This publication vividly describes how in 1982 - with one vote majority and Foot still abstaining - Golding ruthlessly removed Benn, Heffer, Militant and their

Extraodinary Lives

Extraodinary Lives

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They have entertained, trilled and captivates us and now in their own words, they tell the story of how they rose to the top of

The Only Girl in the World: A Memoir

The Only Girl in the World: A Memoir

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For readers of Damaged and Running with Scissors, a chilling exploration of psychological control that ends with a glorious escape. Maude still remembers the sound

Forget About Today

Forget About Today

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Forget About Today shows a side of Bob Dylan that most people - from fans to skeptics - have never seen. Rather than another gossipy

The Brontës in Brussells

The Brontës in Brussells

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The Brontës' time in Belgium, five years before they became best-selling authors, is the least-known episode of their lives, but is a fascinating and important

See No Stranger

See No Stranger

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Renowned activist, filmmaker and civil rights lawyer Valarie Kaur made headlines when her 'Breathe and Push' speech on how to survive in a time of

Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

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A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents. Leading Australian journalist John Lyons will take readers o...

Spies and Stars

Spies and Stars

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London in the 1950s. Lottie is a reluctant typist at MI5 and the even more reluctant daughter of the organisation's most illustrious spy. Now she

Happiness

Happiness

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Happiness starts out as a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, an out-going, theatre-performing California girl, and Brian, an intellectua...

Different Kind of Weather

Different Kind of Weather

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'Why did you go into politics in the first place?' A question that former Cabinet minister has found himself asked, and indeed asking himself, over

Best Of A. A. Gill

Best Of A. A. Gill

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For over twenty years, people turned to A. A. Gill's columns every Sunday - for his fearlessness, his perception, and the laughter-and-tear-provoking one-liners - but

A Child Called It

A Child Called It

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A harrowing, yet inspiring true story of a young boy's abusive childhood, from internationally bestselling author Dave Pelzer. Brutally beaten and starved by his emotio...

Charlotte Bronte Revisited

Charlotte Bronte Revisited

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Everybody knows Charlotte Brontë. World-famous for her novel 'Jane Eyre', she's a giant of literature and has been written about in reverential tones in scores

Loose Women: Let Loose!

Loose Women: Let Loose!

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For 20 years the Loose Women panellists have been entertaining the nation with their forthright opinions on the vagaries of modern life. For the first

Autobiography of a Face

Autobiography of a Face

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At age nine, Lucy Grealy was diagnosed with a potentially terminal cancer. When she returned to school with a third of her jaw removed, she

Starfish

Starfish

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'There is a voice that whispers to me on the pillow. I have no idea if it is part of the dream, a hallucination, or

Wildflower

Wildflower

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Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences she’s had throughout her life.

Being Freddie: My Story so Far

Being Freddie: My Story so Far

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Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff is one of the most exciting cricketers in the world and has improved out of all recognition during the last two years.

Spilling the Beans

Spilling the Beans

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Clarissa was born into wealth and privilege, as a child, shooting and hunting were the norm and pigeons were flown in from Cairo for supper.