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Take Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters

The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in t..

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Take Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters

The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in t..

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Taking Aim: Daring to Be Different, Happier, and Healthier in the GreatOutdoors

For the new wave of women and girls in outdoor sports, Eva Shockey defies the stereotype that hunting is a man's game. In Taking Aim (now in trade paper), this Outdoor Channel star tells a very person..

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Talking As Fast As I Can

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Tartan Turban: In Search of Alexander Gardner

'Among the many gripping tales of travel and exploration the tale of Alexander Gardner is surely one of the most extraordinary. Master storyteller John Keay deftly sifts truth from myth-making to unco..

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Tears for Tarshiha

A Palestinian refugee's inspiring tale of her lifelong fight to return home. Olfat Mahmoud is a Palestinian refugee - a descendant of the Christian and Muslim people who fled Palestine in the period l..

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Ted Hughes: The Biography of a Poet

Ted Hughes is one of the greatest English poets of this century, yet his life was dogged by tragedy and controversy. His marriage to the American poet Sylvia Plath marked his whole life and he never e..

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Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 'Gripping and at times ineffably sad, this book would be poetic even without the poetry. It will be the standard biography of Ted Hughes for a long time t..

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Telling Tales: The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie

Anita Leslie (1914-85), best known for popular biographies of her relatives including Jennie Churchill, Winston's mother, was also an unlikely war heroine. In 1940, Anita volunteered as an ambulance d..

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Ten Steps to Nanette

Memoir from Australia's much loved comedian Hannah Gadsby...

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Tennyson and his Circle

Tennyson and His Circle by Lynne Truss. Tennysons ascendency as England's foremost poet coincided with one of the most significant inventions of the nineteenth century: photography. As Poet Laureate, ..

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Terrified: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Girl Nobody Loved and the Woman Who Saved Her

Terrified tells the emotionally devastating but ultimately uplifting story of Vicky, a little girl who arrives on Angela's doorstep unwanted and unloved after suffering years of emotional abuse at th..

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Testament of Youth

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Testament of Youth : An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925

In 1914 Vera Brittain was eighteen and, as war was declared, she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that was unim..

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Testament Of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925
Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRemember when presidents spoke in complete sentences instead of in unhinged tweets? Former Obama speechwriter David Litt does. In his comic, coming-of-age memoir, he takes u..

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Thatcher Stole My Trousers

'Enlightening ...Funny, smart, original and provocative ...It is hard to imagine the stalwarts of Mock the Week recognising the Druze militia leader Walid Jumblatt in a London cinema' New Statesman Wh..

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The 33 (Now a Major Motion Picture - Previously Titled Deep Down Dark)

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIETTE BINOCHE AND ANTONIO BANDERAS THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST 'Riveting ...The best book I've..

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, 3rd Edition: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Los

What happens when a young child is traumatized? How does terror affect a child's mind-and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror:..

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The Day That Went Missing

My younger brother's name is Nicholas Beard. He was nine years old, and I was with him in the water when he drowned. On a family holiday in Cornwall in 1978, Richard and Nicholas are in the sea,..

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet, very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was inspired by a real-life case: the 1948 ab..

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The Saboteur: True Adventures Of The Gentleman Commando Who Took On The Nazis

`The Noble Assassin' is the true story of the enthralling adventures of French aristocrat who was trained by the SOE (known as The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare) to become a famed wartime spy and ..

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The Tartan Turban: In Search of Alexander Gardner

Imagine spending thirteen years fighting and travelling in disguise in the deserts of Inner Asia, then another thirteen years as an officer in the Sikh army. Suppose, too, that while 'long separated f..

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Theft by Finding

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'He's like an American Alan Bennett, in that his own fastidiousness becomes the joke, as per the taxi encounter, or his diary entry about waiting interminably in a..

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Theft by Finding: Diaries: Volume One

'He's like an American Alan Bennett, in that his own fastidiousness becomes the joke, as per the taxi encounter, or his diary entry about waiting interminably in a coffee-bar queue' Brian Logan, Guard..

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Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

Ian Buruma's maternal grandparents, Bernard and Winifred (Bun & Win), wrote to each other regularly throughout their life together. The first letters were written in 1915, when Bun was still at school..

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There Are No Grown-Ups: A midlife coming-of-age story

AUTHOR OF THE NO.1 BESTSELLER FRENCH CHILDREN DON'T THROW FOOD REVEALS THE THINGS IT TOOK HER FORTY YEARS TO LEARN- There are no grown-ups. Everyone else is winging it too. Does it ever fe..

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Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love

One minute my wife was there. In a flash she was gone. In the ten months of Kerryn's dying, I prepared myself for everything except for her death. Now that she is gone, I am desperate to know her as I..

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This House of Grief : The Story of a Murder Trial

"Anyone can see the place where the children died. You take the Princes Highway past Geelong, and keep going west in the direction of Colac. Late in August 2006, soon after I had watched a magistrate ..

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This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

The Sunday Times bestseller "Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable." Stephen Fry Welcome to 97-hour week..

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This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

As soon as Adam Kay set foot on a hospital ward for the first time, he realized there's quite a lot they don't teach you at medical school . . . His diaries from the NHS front line - scribbled in..

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This Long Pursuit: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer

Across three centuries, and much of Europe - "Holmes writes beautifully... A masterly performance by the greatest literary biographer of his generation' The Oldie Thirty years ago Richard Holmes publ..

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This Will Only Hurt a Little

'Funny, refreshingly candid memoir about Hollywood, motherhood and BFFhood' Cosmopolitan 'Busy is a legit writer with a voice as clear as a bell' Tina Fey 'Judy Blume meets Karl Ove Knausgaa..

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Thomas Cromwell is one of the most famous - or notorious - figures in English history. Born in obscurity in Putney, he became a fixer for Cardinal Wolsey in the 1520s. After Wolsey's fall, Henry VIII ..

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Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman's Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

Shortlisted for the 2018 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY BOOKS OF 2016 ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN DIVERSE NONFICTION BOOKS OF 201..

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Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of the Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory

In 1937 an ordinary school teacher on the island of Maui took a group of under privileged children, most of Japanese ancestry, and trained them to become Olympic swimmers. He called his plan the 'Thre..

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Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe

"Through aWindow" is the dramatic saga of thirty years in the life of an intimately intertwined community one that reads like a novel, but is one of the most important scientific works ever published...

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Tiger Woods

Based on three years of extensive research and reporting, two of today's most acclaimed investigative journalists, Jeff Benedict of Sports Illustrated and eleven-time Emmy Award winner Armen Keteyian,..

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Time to be in Earnest

In this intriguing and very personal book, part diary, part memoir, P. D. James considers the twelve months of her life between her 77th and 78th birthdays, and looks back on her earlier life. With al..

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Times Great Irish Lives: Obituaries of Ireland's Finest

Discover the fascinating lives of the figures that have shaped Ireland from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Explore the rich history of the island's cultural, social and political lan..

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Tinkering: The Complete Book of John Clarke

The sudden death of John Clarke in April 2017 cut short the life of a man who was not only a great and much loved entertainer and satirist but a wonderful writer. Tinkering- The Complete Book of John ..

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To Siri, With Love: A mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of a machine

'A moving and witty memoir with a big heart' - Nigella LawsonFor fans of David Mitchell's Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8, Jem Lester's Shtum and Keith Stuart's A Boy Made of Blocks.Writer Judith Newman n..

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Tokyo Romance, A

When Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, he found a feverish and surreal metropolis in the midst of an economic boom, where everything seemed new and history only remained in fragments. Through his a..

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Tommy Robinson Enemy of the State

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Too Marvellous for Words

Midnight feasts in dorms, jolly japes with chums, pranks on mad teachers and no boys whatsoever: THE REAL MALORY TOWERS LIFE from award-winning writer, Julie Welch. 'As we spilled from the train we co..

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Too Soon, Too Late: How a Family Turned its Own Tragedies into a Remarkable Crusade to Keep All Our Children Safe

On a winter's night in July 2012, Kathy and Ralph Kelly received a phone call no parent should ever have to answer. It was the Emergency department of a Sydney hospital, telling them that their eldest..

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Total Recall : My Unbelievably True Life Story

Total Recall is the unbelievably true story of Arnold Schwarzenegger's life. Born in the small city of Thal, Austria, in 1947, he moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21. Within ten years, he was a mill..

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Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography

The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. However..

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Tove Jansson: Work and Love

Now in paperback, a beautifully illustrated account of of Tove Jansson's life and art The definitive biography of one of the most unique and beloved children's authors of the 20th century, the creato..

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Tracks

A revised, reissued fortieth anniversary edition of this prize-winning, bestselling account of one woman's solo journey across 1,700 miles of Australian Outback 'I experienced that sinking feelin..

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