The late child and other animals

The late child and other animals

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Hetty survives the bombing of Portsmouth by the Nazis in World War II, only to learn that her soldier husband has been killed on the way back home from North Africa. She ...

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My Generation

My Generation

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'Including significant previously uncollected material, My Generation is the definitive gathering of the fruits of this beloved writer's five decades of public life. Here...

An Ordinary Soldier

An Ordinary Soldier

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On 11th September 2006 - exactly five years after the attacks on the Twin Towers - a modern day Rorke's Drift was played out in

Florence Foster Jenkins

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

The Girl with the Self-Esteem Issues : A Memoir

The Girl with the Self-Esteem Issues : A Memoir

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Rosie Mercado, vedetă latină și prezentatoare de televiziune, spune povestea vieții sale incredibile. Când Rosie Mercado avea doar 19 ani, tatăl nou-născutului ei a ple...

The teardrop island

The teardrop island

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After discovering the travel writings of a Victorian explorer and writer, Cherry Briggs decides to retrace his footsteps across the island of Ceylon—now known as

But Enough About Me

But Enough About Me

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ginning with Reynolds s adolescence as a notable football player and the devastating car accident that ended his sports career, 'But Enough About Me' takes

Survival Math

Survival Math

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This dynamic book explores gangs and guns, near-death experiences, sex work, masculinity, composite fathers, the concept of 'hustle' and the destructive power of addict...

A book of secrets

A book of secrets

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The author shares the stories of unknown women who played significant roles in the lives of prominent figures, including a mistress shared by the second

The Infiltrator

The Infiltrator

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Robert Mazur spent five years undercover infiltrating the criminal hierarchy of Colombia's drug cartels. The dirty bankers and businessmen he befriended knew him as Bob

All Quiet on the West End Front

All Quiet on the West End Front

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War Horse is the most successful show in the National Theatre's history. After two seasons at the NT it transferred to London's West End and

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

Byron In Love

Byron In Love

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Byron, more than any other poet, has come to personify the poet as rebel, imaginative and lawless, reaching beyond race, creed or frontier, his gigantic

Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

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'You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift up

Aaronsohn's Maps

Aaronsohn's Maps

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Aaron Aaronsohn was one of the most extraordinary figures in the early struggle to create a homeland for the Jewish people. Brought to Palestine at

Dad's Maybe Book

Dad's Maybe Book

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In 2003, already an older father, National Book Award–winning novelist Tim O’Brien resolved to give his young sons what he wished his own father had

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.

Before Scarlett

Before Scarlett

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Originally published: Athens, Ga.: Hill Street Press, c2000.

Emissaries of Satan

Emissaries of Satan

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Michael Ross. Kenneth Bianchi. John Scripps. These are truly the servants of hell, three savage killers without a shred of soul between them. Michael Ross

Gustave Flaubert (Brief Lives)

Gustave Flaubert (Brief Lives)

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Serving as a perfect introduction to this well-known French writer, Flaubert scholar Meryl Tyers’ work covers the remarkable life of the renowned author of Madame

Getting Away with Murder

Getting Away with Murder

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In March 1969, twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray were sentenced to life imprisonment for the gangland killings of George Cornell and Jack 'the hat' McVitie.

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 Secret Ingredient

The Secret Ingredient

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Gigi Butler of Gigi’s Cupcakes shares her personal success story, her hard-won business acumen, and the life-changing inspiration that she’s gained from a challenging li...

James Monroe

James Monroe

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James Monroe served as the centre of abolition and reform in the American West when he attended Oberlin College, Ohio, in the 19th century. This

Salinger

Salinger

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J.D. Salinger was one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. He was also one of its most elusive. After making his mark on the American

Inside a Pearl

Inside a Pearl

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The celebrated author of The Flâneur traces his relocation to 1983 Paris in spite of his unfamiliarity with the language and culture, tracing how he

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

A Nun's Story

A Nun's Story

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Shirley Leach lived in a world of extreme comfort, wealth, and status. With every good thing life had to offer, she was due to marry

Targeter

Targeter

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A revealing and utterly engrossing account' (Joby Warrick) of the world of high-stakes foreign intelligence and her role within the campaign to stop top-tier targets

Rani Padmavati

Rani Padmavati

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Padmavati is the most beautiful queen Chittor has ever had. Everyone who sees her is enthralled by her grace and goodness. When the greedy gaze

Raoul Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg

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An Honorary Citizen of the U.S.A., and designated as one of the Righteous among the Nations by Israel, Raoul Wallenberg's heroism in Budapest at the

Bud and Bill

Bud and Bill

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Grace from the Rubble by Jeanne Bishop tells the riveting true story of how tragedy destined two men to become enemies - the father of

The Murray Edwards Duse Collection

The Murray Edwards Duse Collection

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The Murray Edwards Duse Collection is the best record of the literary background of Eleonora Duse, one of the foremost Italian aesthetes. It proves that

A Beautiful, Terrible Thing

A Beautiful, Terrible Thing

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Jen Waite was faced with so many questions when she began to realise that her loving husband fits the textbook definition of a psychopath. In

Wartime Summer

Wartime Summer

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We take summer holidays for granted but, back in the 1940s, the picture was very different. War had gripped Britain. Wave after wave of bombs

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

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

Radiant

Radiant

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Part hidden history, part love letter to creative innovation, RADIANT, is the true story of an unlikely friendship between a dancer, Loie Fuller, and a

Single Journey Only

Single Journey Only

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Ursula Owen has been a significant figure in the worlds of literature and free expression since the 1970s. A founding director of Virago Press in

Other Spaces, Other Times

Other Spaces, Other Times

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Capturing a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of science fiction, this unique autobiography by Robert Silverberg shows how famous stories in this genre were concei...

Prisoner

Prisoner

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Kerry Tucker seemed to be a typical suburban mother of two, but she had a terrible secret- she had been stealing money from her employers.

Scratched

Scratched

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'Reading Scratched gave me the feeling of standing very close to a blazing fire. It is that brilliant, that intense, and one of the finest

The Old Man and the Swamp

The Old Man and the Swamp

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I have nothing against snakes, provided that they’re hundreds of miles away from me. And I have nothing against my dad, given the same set

September 1 1939

September 1 1939

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This a book about a poet, about a poem, about a city, and about a world at a point of change. More than a work

Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life

Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life

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Anne Brontë is the forgotten Brontë sister, overshadowed by her older siblings -- virtuous, successful Charlotte, free-spirited Emily and dissolute Branwell. Tragic, vir...

The Day That Changed My Life

The Day That Changed My Life

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Exhilarating, heartbreaking and ultimately inspiring, The Day That Changed My Life is a remarkable collection of stories of Ireland's women and the extraordinary moments...

Gentleman George Hunt Pendleton

Gentleman George Hunt Pendleton

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The first modern biography of this notable politician 'Mach's detailed and thoughtful examination of Ohio lawyer-politician-diplomat George Hunt Pendleton is an impressiv...

Shine on

Shine on

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Though she had written poetry for many years, it was only in her last year that professional record producers expressed interest in setting some to

My Shitty Twenties: A Memoir

My Shitty Twenties: A Memoir

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The baby's father's parting shot was 'Enjoy your impending shitty, snotty, vomity twenties.'When Emily Morris was 22 and half way through university, she found out

The Way Through the Woods: On Mushrooms and Mourning

The Way Through the Woods: On Mushrooms and Mourning

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The Way Through the Woods tells the story of parallel journeys: an inner one, through the landscape of mourning, and an outer one, into the

Frances: The Tragic Bride

Frances: The Tragic Bride

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She was young, very beautiful, and had everything to live for—but the life of Frances Shea, briefly married to Reggie Kray, remains one of the

An Army of Ex-lovers : My Life at the 'Gay Community News'

An Army of Ex-lovers : My Life at the 'Gay Community News'

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This is a vivid, funny portrait of the four tumultuous years a young editor spent working in the gay press. Boston's weekly 'Gay Community News'

Literary Reminiscences and Autobiographical Fragments

Literary Reminiscences and Autobiographical Fragments

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Toward the end of his career as a brilliant novelist, Turgenev turned his pen to the essays that comprise these Literary Reminiscences. Here he discusses

Gypsy Boy

Gypsy Boy

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Mikey Walsh was born into a family of Romany gypsies and brought up, with no formal education, in the isolated and fiercely loyal culture of

Slave Girl

Slave Girl

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Sarah Forsyth și-a petrecut cea mai mare parte a vieții în frică. După ce a depășit durerea și suferința unei copilării îngrozitoare, Sarah a reușit

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

Here We Are: To Migrate to America

Here We Are: To Migrate to America

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The Shahanis came to Queens--from India, by way of Casablanca--in the 1980s. They were undocumented for a few unsteady years and then, with the arrival

Why I Left America And Other Essays

Why I Left America And Other Essays

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An African-American artist, self-exiled behind the Iron Curtain, gives his unique perspective on his homeland and on the culture that produced him

What Can I Do?

What Can I Do?

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A call to action from Jane Fonda, one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster

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...

Nobody`s Child

Nobody`s Child

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Abused by those who were supposed to love and cherish him, Michael Seed had to fight for survival against his violent and emotionally deranged father

Is There Still Sex in the City?

Is There Still Sex in the City?

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Candace Bushnell gets personal in her new memoir - an investigation into what happens when a woman of a certain age (ok, let's call it