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Why Not the Best?: The First Fifty Years

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Wife's Tale: A Personal History

The extraordinary story of an indomitable 95-year-old woman - and of the most extraordinary century in Ethiopia's history. A new Wild Swans A hundred years ago, a girl was born in the northern Ethiop..

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Wildflower

Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences of her earlier years. It includes tales of living on her own at 14 (and h..

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Wildflower

"We all have stories to tell. These are mine." (Drew Barrymore). Born into Hollywood royalty, Drew Barrymore is one of the biggest stars of her generation. Despite an unconventional childhood, she has..

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Wilhelmina Geddes: Life and Work

When she died in 1955, Geddes was described as 'the greatest stained glass artist of our time' whose monumental directness of treatment (whatever the scale) constituted 'a revival of the medieval geni..

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Winter Notes on Summer Impressions

In June 1862, Dostoevsky left Petersburg on his first excursion to Western Europe. Ostensibly making the trip to consult Western specialists about his epilepsy, he also wished to see firsthand the sou..

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Wit in the Dungeon: The Life of Leigh Hunt

He was born in the year Dr Johnson died, and died in the year A.E. Houseman and Conan Doyle were born. The 75 years of Leigh Hunt's life uniquely span two distinct eras of English life and literature...

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Woman I Wanted to be

One of the most influential, admired, and innovative women of our time: fashion designer, philanthropist, wife, mother, and grandmother, Diane von Furstenberg offers a book about becoming the woman sh..

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Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies
Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in 1930s Germany. W..

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World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature

A revelatory narrative charting the lives and works of legendary authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism `The world broke in t..

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World Is My Home

Literary legend James A. Michener was "a Renaissance man, adventurous, inquisitive, unpretentious and unassuming, with an encyclopedic mind and a generous heart" ("The New York Times Book Review"). In..

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World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures

A funny and uplifting story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette's found salvation in books and weight lifting Josh Hanagarne couldn't be invisible if he tried. Although he wouldn't officially be diagno..

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Worlds Apart: A Muslim Girl with the SAS

By the age of twelve, Azi Ahmed had been fully trained in all the skills her mother thought necessary to become the perfect housewife: knitting, sewing and sitting pretty. Little did she know that a r..

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Worst Woman in Sydney, The: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

Matriarch of the criminal underworld ...or the Robin Hood of inner Sydney? The legend of Kate Leigh, Sydney's famed brothel madam, sly grog seller and drug dealer, has loomed large in TV's Underbelly ..

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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

An international cloak-and-dagger epic ranging from the Spanish Civil War to the liberation of Western Europe, wartime China, the Red Scare of Cold War America, and the Cuban Revolution, here is the s..

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Yassmin's Story

Frank, fearless, funny, articulate and inspiring, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a dynamo, a young Muslim dynamo offering a bracing breath of fresh air - and hope. At 21, Yassmin found herself working on a r..

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Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess

From bestselling author Amanda Owen come more tales of life at Ravenseat, the remote Yorkshire hill farm she shares with husband Clive, eight children and 1,000 sheep. In A Year in the Life of the Yo..

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Year of Magical Thinking

From one of America's iconic writers, a portrait of a marriage and a life - in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. A stunning book of electric..

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Yorkshire Shepherdess, The

Now a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller. Amanda Owen has been seen by millions on ITV's The Dales, living a life that has almost gone in today's modern world, a life ruled by the seasons and her animals..

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You Gotta Want It

A humorous, motivational memoir in the vein of Tyler Oakley's Binge and Marcus Butler's Hello Life, from high-energy comedic social media phenomenon Jake Paul. How do you become Vine famous? What is l..

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You Wake Me Each Morning: The Final Chapter

"You Wake Me Each Morning" That is what listeners around the world have said to Connie for years, as they heard her radio broadcasts in this country and around the world. The first time she heard the ..

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You Will Not Have My Hate

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER. What matters most in life? How do you build a happy life when terrible things happen? What is left behind when you lose the person you love the most? One night last winte..

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You Will Not Have My Hate

'A beacon of hope in a dark world' Cathy Rentzenbrink, The PoolOne night in November 2015, when Antoine Leiris was at home looking after his baby son, his wife HUlone was killed, along with 88 other p..

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You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

The Internet isn't all cat videos. There's also Felicia Day - violinist, filmmaker, Internet entrepreneur, compulsive gamer and former lonely homeschooled girl who overcame her isolated childhood to b..

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Young Eliot: From St Louis to the Waste Land

Published simultaneously in Britain and America to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of T S Eliot, this major biography traces the life of the twentieth century's most important poet from his..

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Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

WHEN ADOLF HITLER went to war in 1914, aged 25, he lived through what he would later call the 'most stupendous experience of my life'. Twice decorated for bravery, the future dictator thrilled to batt..

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Your Unselfish Kindness : Robin Hyde's Autobiographical Writings

Robin Hyde's extraordinary but short life (1906-39) included a precocious early career as poet and parliamentary reporter. As a journalist, she juggled writing for the social pages with highly politic..

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Zen Under Fire: New Zealand Woman's Story of Love & War in Afghanistan

In 2006 Marianne Elliott, a human rights lawyer from New Zealand, is stationed with the UN in Herat. Several months into her new role an important tribal leader is assassinated while she is in charge ..

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Zoo Quest: The adventures of a young naturalist

In 1954, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo's collection, and to film the expeditions for the ..

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Zoo Quest: The adventures of a young naturalist

In 1954, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo's collection, and to film the expeditions for the ..

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Zookeeper's Wife

When Germany invades Poland, Luftwaffe bombers devastate Warsaw and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals killed, or stolen away to Berlin, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski begi..

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