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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

The San Francisco Chronicle's Best of 2017 List From New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard, a memoir about discovering strength in the midst of great loss--"heart wrenching, inspiring,..

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Best of Us: A Memoir

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Bettencourt Affair

At the time of her death at age ninety-four, in September 2017, Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'OrUal fortune, was the world's richest woman and the fourteenth wealthiest person. But her gilded ..

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Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interview George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BE..

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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 Them

LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017 From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter comes a deeply personal account of his parents - an intimate portrait of American mid-twentiet..

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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 ch..

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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 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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Binge

Pop-culture phenomenon, social rights advocate, and the most prominent LGBTQ+ voice on YouTube, Tyler Oakley brings you Binge, his New York Times bestselling collection of witty, personal, and hilario..

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Binge

For someone who made a career out of over-sharing on the internet, Tyler Oakley has a shocking number of personal mishaps and shenanigans to reveal in his first book: he experienced a legitimate rage ..

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Birds, Beasts and Relatives

The follow up to My Family and Other Animals and the second book in The Corfu Trilogy, the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells. Just before the Second World War the Durre..

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Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of Lifetime

***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 *** The extraordinary true story of the black detective who goes undercover to investigate the KKK. ..

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Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro De' Medici

"A spectacular, elegant, brilliant portrait of skulduggery, murder and sex in Renaissance Florence." (Simon Sebag Montefiore, Evening Standard, Books of the Year). 1531 - after years of brutal war and..

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Bletchley Girls: War, Secrecy, Love &  Loss: the Women of Bletchley Park Tell Their Story

'Lively...in giving us the daily details of their lives in the women's own voices Dunlop does them and us a fine service' New Statesman 'Dunlop is engaging in her personal approach. Her obvious femin..

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Blood Ties

An evocation of the falconer's art and a moving story of a man's discovery of how to be a father. An uncannily brilliant evocation of the falconers art and a moving story of a man's discovery ..

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Bloomsbury Group

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Bloomsbury Group transformed British culture with their innovative approach to art, design and society. In this book Frances Spalding presents over twent..

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

With over 100 movies to his credit over six decades, Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has taught him in his remarka..

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Blue Nights

From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter. Richly textured with bits of her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and d..

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Bluets

Bluets winds its way through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way with famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Klein, Leonard Cohen, and Andy Wa..

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Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir in Correspondence

In this startlingly original memoir, composed of twenty-three letters written over the course of thirty years, Emma Reyes describes in vivid, painterly detail the remarkable courage and limitless imag..

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Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

WINNER OF THE THURBER PRIZEThe compelling, inspiring, (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.One of the..

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Born Lippy: How to Do Female

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman and sometimes it's time to be a hard woman . . . This is a book for all those times. Once upon a (very very) long time ago Jo Brand was what you might describe a..

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Born Survivors

Among millions of Holocaust victims sent to Auschwitz II-Birkenau in 1944, Priska, Rachel, and Anka each passed through its infamous gates with a secret. Strangers to each other, they were newly pregn..

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Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey

The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense. 'A genius book about a bookish genius' Daniel Handler, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events From The..

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Born to Run

'Writing about yourself is a funny business...But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I've tried to do this.' -Bruce Springsteen, from..

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Boy Behind the Curtain

'Being a copper's son, I've always got one eye out for trouble. I can't help it. But I don't go looking for it anymore.' In Tim Winton's fiction, chaos shapes the lives of his characters. So too Wint..

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Boy Behind the Curtain

"The remarkable true stories of The Boy Behind the Curtain reveal an intimate and rare view of Tim Winton's imagination at work and play. A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tende..

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Boy Erased

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON`A necessary, beautiful book' Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs..

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Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON `A necessary, beautiful book' Garth Greenwell, author of What B..

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Boy No One Loved: A Heartbreaking True Story of Abuse, Abandonment and Betrayal

'We're hungry,' his brother kept repeating. 'We're hungry, Justin. Please find us some food.' Justin was just five years old; his brothers two and three. Their mother, a heroin addict, had left them h..

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Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

When William Kamkwamba was just 14 years old his parents told him that he must leave school and come and work on the family farm as they could no longer afford to $80 a year tuition fees. This is the ..

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Boy Without Hope, A

A BOY WITHOUT HOPE is the heart-breaking story of a boy who didn't know the meaning of love. A history of abuse and neglect has left Miller destined for life's scrap heap. But in this turbulent story ..

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Boy: Tales of Childhood

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Boys in the Boat

Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an ext..

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Brand New Me

For fans of ME ME ME, this is the next chapter in Charlotte Crosby's life - Celebrity Big Brother winner, MTV presenter, fitness DVD and book bestseller and one of the UK's best loved and funniest rea..

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Brave

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan ..

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Breaking the Silence : Two Little Boys, Lost & Unloved. One Foster Carer Determined to Make a Difference.

From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes a true story of two deeply troubled boys both in need of a loving home. This is the sixth title in the series. The Watsons are astonished when they answe..

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Bridge Ladies: A Memoir

For the past fifty years, Monday afternoons in New Haven have always been the same: Roz, Rhoda, Bea, Jackie and Bette. A card table with four folding chairs (and one dummy seat). The old deck of car..

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Bridge Ladies: A Memoir

For the past fifty years, Monday afternoons in New Haven have always been the same: Roz, Rhoda, Bea, Jackie and Bette. A card table with four folding chairs (and one dummy seat). The old deck of car..

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Brief History of Florence Nightingale: and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution in Public Health

Praise for Small's earlier work on Nightingale: 'Hugh Small, in a masterly piece of historical detective work, convincingly demonstrates what all previous historians and biographers have missed . . . ..

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Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

In 2015 poet and writer Nina Riggs was diagnosed with breast cancer, and it metastasised later that year. She was thirty-eight years old, married to the love of her life and the mother of two small bo..

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Brilliance & the Madness : My Journey from Adversity to Empowerment

My story of healing, recovery and empowerment after serious cycling crash and brain injury. My dealings with ACC, and my court case which bought up a point of law that went to the Supreme Court. This ..

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Brothers and Keepers

A haunting portrait of lives arriving at different destinies, Brothers and Keepers is John Edgar Wideman's seminal memoir about two brothers - one an award-winning novelist, the other a fugitive. Wide..

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Bruce Lee: A Life

'At last, Bruce Lee has the powerful biography he deserves... It will thrill Lee's fans and fascinate the unfamiliar' - Jonathan Eig, author of Ali: A Life and Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou ..

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Brutally Honest

The tell-all memoir from the loudest, proudest Spice Girl - and the truth behind the headlines As one-fifth of the iconic Spice Girls and judge on X Factor and America's Got Talent, Melanie Br..

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But You Did Not Come Back

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Buy Me the Sky: The Remarkable Truth of China's One-Child Generations

With journalistic acumen and a novelist's flair, Xinran tells the remarkable stories of men and women born in China after 1979 - the recent generations raised under China's single-child policy. At a t..

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