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Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature

A literary self-help memoir about using the Russian classics to find the answer to life's most important questions.Viv Groskop has discovered the meaning of life in Russian literature. As she knows fr..

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Anthony Blunt: His Lives

Anthony Blunt, aesthete, communist, homosexual, MI5 agent and Soviet mole, was Surveyor of the King's Pictures and Director of the Courtauld Institute. Betrayed in 1963, he voted for Margaret Thatcher..

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Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time

BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 in The Sunday Times, Spectator, Mail on Sunday, Observer andFinancial Times'A landmark biography' The Times, Books of the Year'One of our generation's greatest biographers' Lond..

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Anti-Cool Girl

A dark, funny and subversive memoir about surviving the very worst that life can throw at you, Rosie Waterland's story of her coming of age is a blackly comic Australian memoir for our times and a cla..

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Anything Is Possible

Cosentino is Australia's premier illusionist - a magician to his fingertips, a man who constantly challenges our notions of what is possible. This is his thrilling and inspiring story. Cosentino is ..

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Appointment in Arezzo: A friendship with Muriel Spark

This book is an intimate, fond, and funny memoir of one of the greatest novelists of the last century. A colourful, personal, anecdotal, indiscrete, and admiring memoir that charts the course of Murie..

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Argonauts

An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family Maggie Nelson's "The Argonauts "is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce..

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Argonauts

An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language and family Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of 'autotheory' offering fresh, fierce a..

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. Soldier, journalist, writer about places (rather than 'travel writer'), elegist of the British Empire, novelist, she has fashioned a..

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. Soldier, journalist, writer about places (rather than 'travel writer'), elegist of the British Empire, novelist, she has fashioned a..

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Art & About : A Pocket Guide to Wellington's Public Art
Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

'When we really see each other, we want to help each other' - Amanda Palmer Imagine standing on a box in the middle of a busy city, dressed as a white-faced bride, and silently using your eyes to ask ..

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Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood

A brilliant exploration of the natural, medical, psychological, and political facets of fertilityWhen Belle Boggs's "The Art of Waiting" was published in Orion in 2012, it went viral, leading to repub..

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At Liberty: From Rehab to the Front Row

A truly inspirational memoir, this is Ed's story: an affecting, candid and wildly funny tale of one man's meteoric rise to the top of the retail and fashion world - from heroin addict to MD of Liberty..

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Auctioneer: A Memoir of Great Art, Legendary Collectors and Record-Breaking Auctions

Simon de Pury is the art world's ultimate insider. His roles have included curator of the world-famous Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Chairman of Sotheby's Europe, and founder and owner of Sotheby's r..

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Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon (Npg Only)

During her lifetime , the Belgian - born British actress Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 93), star of such films as Roman Holiday , Sabrina , Funny Face , Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady , Charade ..

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Autobiography of a Yogi

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Autobiography of Malcolm X

They called him the 'angriest black man in America' ...Celebrated and vilified the world over for his courageous but bitter fight to gain for millions of black men and women the equality and respect d..

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Autobiography of Mark Twain: The Complete and Authoritative Edition: Volume 3

The surprising final chapter of a great American life. When the first volume of Mark Twain's uncensored Autobiography was published in 2010, it was hailed as an essential addition to the shelf of his ..

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AutoBioPhilosophy

Autobiophilosophy is an astonishingly frank and original autobiography that explores the fundamental question of what it means to be human. Robert Rowland Smith's life story involves a love trian..

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Avedon: Something Personal

A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEARRichard Avedon was arguably the world's most famous photographer - as artistically influential as he was commercially successful. Over six richly productive decades, he cre..

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Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon, the Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant

From humble beginnings as a shopkeeper's son in Coventry to 'Page of the Backstairs' at Clarence House, William Tallon, or 'Backstairs Billy' as he came to be known, always knew he was destined for a ..

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Bad Behaviour

It should have been a time of acquiring confidence, building self respect and independence, of fostering a connection with the natural world through long hikes...A gripping, compulsively readable memo..

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Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World

Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Joan Jett, god..

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Memoir of the Middle East

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 on a fascinating personal journe..

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Basketball Diaries, The

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Bastards - A Love Story: A Memoir

'A stirring, vividly told story of a young woman.s quest to find the family she lost.' Peter Balakian..Born into poverty, Mary Hall and her older brother Jacob started out life with parents who, in Ma..

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Beasts in My Belfry

Written with Gerald Durrell's usual sharp eye for observing humour in any situation, Beasts in my Belfry will delight fans both old and new. At the age of two I made up my mind quite firmly and unequ..

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Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Novel Laureate John Nash

HOW COULD YOU, A MATHEMATICIAN, BELIEVE THAT EXTRATERRESTRIALS WERE SENDING YOU MESSAGES? the visitor from Harvard asked the West Virginian with the movie-star looks and Olympian manner. Because the i..

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Beautiful Shadow: Life of Patricia Highsmith

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Beauty In The Broken Places

Five months pregnant, on a flight to their obabymoon,o Allison Pataki turned to her husband when he asked if his eye looked strange, and watched him suddenly lose consciousness. After an emergency lan..

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Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

The story of the making of Adolf Hitler that we are all familiar with is the one Hitler himself wove in his 1924 trial, and then expanded upon in Mein Kampf. It tells of his rapid emergence as Nationa..

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Becoming Johnny Vegas

'My name is Michael Pennington, and I am not a comic character. I'm often mistaken for one though. You might know him by another name. Johnny Vegas.' From BBC Dickens adaptations to Benidorm and Ideal..

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

The must-read new memoir from one of psychiatry's most important figures.Irvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In this profound memoir, he turns his writing and his th..

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Becoming Nicole: The Extraordinary Transformation of an Ordinary Family

When Wayne and Kelly Maines adopted identical twin boys, they thought their lives were complete. But it wasn't long before they noticed a marked difference between Jonas and his brother, Wyatt. Jonas ..

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Becoming Steve Jobs: How a Reckless Upstart Became a Visionary Leader

We all think we know who Steve Jobs was, what made him tick, and what made him succeed. Yet the single most important question about him has never been answered. The young, impulsive, egotistical geni..

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Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

Aristocrat, literary celebrity, 'Rose Queen', devoted wife, lesbian, recluse, iconoclast - Vita Sackville-West was many things, but she was never straightforward. Her life is re-told here in a dazzlin..

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Being Berlusconi: The Rise and Fall from Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga

People the world over are appalled and fascinated in equal measure by the stratospheric political career of the tycoon and three-time Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. In Being Berlusconi, Mic..

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Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

"Don't get somewhere as fast as possible. Get somewhere as good as possible" Star of stage and screen. Tireless supporter of charity. Marathon runner. Political campaigner. Fashion icon. Human. The..

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Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

'I know why I'm doing all this,' I said. 'Everything I do in life is trying to get her back. I think if I do enough things ...that maybe she'll come back.' When Eddie Izzard was six, he and his broth..

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Bertolt Brecht: A Literary Life

This first English language biography of Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) in two decades paints a strikingly new picture of one of the twentieth century's most controversial cultural icons. Drawing on lette..

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Besieged : Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street

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Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

This entertaining collection of pieces from the acclaimed director of Breaker Morant, Driving Miss Daisy and Mao's Last Dancer features memoirs, brief lives and revealing accounts of the film world.Al..

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Best of Us: A Memoir

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Between the World and Me

In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one, written on flesh: it is the story of..

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Between Them

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter comes a deeply personal account of his parents - an intimate portrait of American mid-twentieth century life, and a celebration of family lov..

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Between Two Worlds: Lessons from the Other Side

From Tyler Henry, a twenty-year-old clairvoyant and star of E!'s hit reality series Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry, comes Between Two Worlds, a memoir about his journey as a medium thus far. "Dying..

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Big Blue Sky: A Memoir

Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives...From his idyllic ..

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Big Blue Sky: A Memoir

Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives.From his idyllic ch..

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Big Blue Sky: Growing Up and Making Waves in the Best Place on Earth

Peter Garrett's life so far has been deeply felt and fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, fierce intelligence and a questing and creative spirit, he has already achieve..

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Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self

An award-winning writer takes a groundbreaking look at the experience and psyche of the Asian American male.   Alex Tizon landed in an America that saw Asian women as sexy and Asian men as sexless. Im..

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