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Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan

The son of a devoted Jane Austen scholar, Ted Scheinman spent his childhood summers eating Yorkshire pudding, singing in an Anglican choir, and watching Laurence Olivier as Mr. Darcy. Determined to le..

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Can I Let You Go?: A Heartbreaking True Story of Love, Loss and Moving on

Can I Let You Go? is the true story of Faye, a wonderful young woman who may never be able to parent her unborn child. Faye is 24, pregnant, and has learning difficulties as a result of her mother's a..

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger

Before turning to her life of crime, running a one-woman forgery business out of a phone booth in a Greenwich Village bar, and dodging the FBI, Lee Israel had a legitimate, even celebrated, career as ..

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Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg

He was the gentleman bushranger . she was the woman who rode with him. This is the true story of Captain Thunderbolt and his lady. 'Bail up!' demanded Captain Thunderbolt before he shouted the ba..

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Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul

This is the first fully-illustrated biography of one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, famous for his pioneering exploration of dreams, the unconscious, and spirituality. Carl Jung continu..

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Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds: Princess Leia & Unsinkable Tammy in Hell

This hot, two-in-one biography examines the complicated co-dependencies of the greatest but most dysfunctional mother-daughter act in showbiz, Debbie Reynolds and her talented, often traumatized daugh..

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

'Your letters are a great pleasure. I lap them down with breakfast and they do me more good than tonics, blood capsules or iron jelloids' Lytton Strachey Dora Carrington was considered an outside..

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Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life

Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award The inspiring and hilarious instant "New York Times" bestseller from the beloved parenting expert, public speaker, and founder of Momastery.com whose writing ..

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Catherine the Great and Potemkin: The Imperial Love Affair

'One of the great love stories of history, in a league with Napoleon and Josephine, and Antony and Cleopatra ...Excellent, with dazzling mastery of detail and literary flair' Economist It was history..

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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

The extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most powerful women in history. Born into a minor noble family, Catherine transformed herself into empress of Russia by shee..

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Chanel: The Enigma

Coco Chanel continues to beguile more than two decades after her death; her life and work are a source of enduring fascination. Chanel expert Isabelle Fiemeyer unveils the mysteries that have surround..

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution? The man who killed off God? Or a flawed man of his age, part genius, part ruthless careerist who would not acknowledge his debts to other thinkers?In ..

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution? The man who killed off God? Or a flawed man of his age, part genius, part ruthless careerist who would not acknowledge his debts to other thinkers?In ..

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Charles: The Heart of a King

The Sunday Times Top Ten Best-seller. "[The book that] made headlines around the world." (Independent). He has lived his whole life in the public eye, yet he remains an enigma. He was born to be king,..

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Charlie Chaplin

He was the very first icon of the silver screen, and is one of the most recognisable faces in Hollywood, even a hundred years on from his first film. But what of the man behind the moustache? The dire..

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Charlotte Bronte: A Life

Raised motherless on remote Yorkshire moors, watching five beloved siblings sicken and die, haunted by unrequited love: Charlotte Bronte's life has all the drama and tragedy of the great Gothic novels..

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Charmed Life: The Phenomenal World of Philip Sassoon

The story of a fascinating man who connected the great politicians, artists and thinkers at the height of British global power and influence. A famed aesthete and patron, Philip Sassoon's world was on..

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Chase the Rainbow

`A candid, warm, sad, surprisingly funny, raw, brave, bittersweet book.' - MATT HAIG `Chase the Rainbow is a game-changing book. Poorna Bell's moving account of the pressures on modern men cou..

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Chase the Rainbow

'A candid, warm, sad, surprisingly funny, raw, brave, bittersweet book.' - Matt Haig 'Chase the Rainbow is a game-changing book. Poorna Bell's moving account of the pressures on modern men could be a ..

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Che: A Graphic Biography

Since his murder 50 years ago in Bolivia, Ernesto "Che" Guevara has become a universally known revolutionary icon and political figure whose image is among the most recognizable in the world. This dra..

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Chief Engineer: The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

A New Statesman Book of the Year for 2017 His father conceived of the Brooklyn Bridge, but it was Washington Roebling who built this iconic feat of human engineering after his father's tragic dea..

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Child Bride

Cathy Glass, international bestselling author, tells the shocking story of Zeena, a young Asian girl desperate to escape from her family. When 14 -year-old Zeena begs to be taken into care with a non-..

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Choice

THE AWARDWINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Even in hell, hope can flower 'Eger's remarkable spirit shines through in every word' Stylist In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent ..

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Choice, The

'The Choice is a gift to humanity. One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed' DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize LaureateIn 1944, sixteen-year-ol..

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Churchill

From the admiralty to the miner's strike, from the Battle of Britain to eventual victory over Nazi Germany, Churchill oversaw some of the most important events the world has ever seen. Winning the Nob..

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Churchill

There are few figures in British history more famous than Winston Churchill. Renowned for guiding Britain through the tumultuous Second World War, his speeches echo through history, and his wartime le..

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Churchill: The Life: An authorised pictorial biography

'Evocative pictures of Churchill pack this fascinating biography' - The Mail on SundayTogether with his unique selection of images, acclaimed historian Max Arthur's evocative and insightful narrativ..

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Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee

BOOK OF THE YEAR: THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, EVENING STANDARD 'Easily the best single-volume, cradle-to-grave life of Clement Attlee yet written.' Andrew Roberts 'Fascinating ...He write..

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Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee: Winner of the Orwell Prize

**WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING****WINNER OF THE ELIZABETH LONGFORD PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY***Book of the year: The Times, Sunday Times, New Statesman, Spectator, Evening Sta..

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Clarkson: The Gloves are off

Did he really punch his producer? Was the 'Falklands-gate' license plate deliberate? And more importantly...does anybody really, honestly care? Jeremy Clarkson is a national treasure and with almost ..

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Cleo : How a Small Black Cat Helped Heal A Family

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Close But No Cigar: A True Story of Prison Life in Castro's Cuba

WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION 2017 'In its tragic absurdity, Close But No Cigar reads like a Graham Greene story, with a cast of characters to make Hemingwa..

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Codename Suzette: An extraordinary story of resistance and rescue in Nazi Paris

'During the German occupation of France, Suzanne Spaak displayed almost super-human courage . . . Anne Nelson has written an extraordinary book that finally does justice to Spaak's story of heroism an..

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Coen Brothers

Brought completely up to date, this insightful biography remains "a must for any self-respecting Coen fan" ("Screentrade"). This fully updated edition of the first biography of the Coen Brothers inclu..

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Cold Vein

For the last three years [my daughter], has been slowly dying. Although she is sixteen, she weighs as much as an eight-year-old. Her hormone levels are those of a post-menopausal woman. We have tried ..

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Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum
Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

Hans Sloane was the greatest collector of his time, and one of the greatest of all time. His name is familiar today through the London streets and squares named after him, but the man himself, and his..

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Colonial Naturalist, A: Henry Suter's Life of Discovery and Hardship on New Zealand

Henry Suter is one of the forgotten German-speaking naturalists who made it their life's work to discover and describe New Zealand's flora and fauna. Leaving behind a failed business in Switzerland, ..

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Colour Bar (Film Tie In): The Triumph of Seretse Khama and His Nation

The true story of a love which defied family, Apartheid, and empire - the inspiration for the major new feature film A United Kingdom, starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike London, 1947. He was t..

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Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir

Agatha Christie's personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan, where she worked on the digs and wrote some of her most evocative novel..

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Common Ground

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016. Shortlisted for the 2015 Portico Prize for Non-Fiction. "Sensitive, thoughtful and poetic ...leading us into a whole new way of looking at the world". (Micha..

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Common Ground: A Political Life

Justin Trudeau's candid memoir reveals for the first time the experiences that have shaped him over the course of his life, revealing how his passion for politics took root. From his childhood at the ..

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Complete Books of Charles Fort

This scholarly exploration of the borderlands between science and fantasy features four complete works by the redoubtable Charle Fort (1874-1932): The Book of the Damned, Lo!, Wild Talents, and New La..

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Concussion

This is the story of one man's fight against a multibillion dollar colossus. A man who stood up for what was right, whatever the cost. The brilliant young forensic pathologist had no idea that the bod..

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

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Consequential President

Once a most unlikely candidate, Barack Obama's successful campaign for the White House made him a worldwide sensation and a transformative figure even before he was inaugurated. Elected as the Iraq Wa..

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Conundrum

The writer Jan Morris has led an extraordinary life. Perhaps her most remarkable work is this honest account of her ten-year transition from man to woman - its pains and joys, its frustrations and dis..

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Cooked Seed

In 1994, Anchee Min published Red Azalea, a memoir of growing up during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution. It became an international bestseller. Twenty years later, Min returns to give us..

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Corfu Trilogy, The

Three classic tales of childhood on an island paradise - "My Family and Other Animals", "Birds, Beasts and Relatives" and "The Garden of the Gods" by Gerald Durrell, are available in a single edition ..

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Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

'This is an important slice of living, breathing agricultural history written with absolute honesty by an insider who has the rare quality of being able to see it from the outside too.' - Rosamund You..

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Cretan Runner: His Story of the German Occupation

George Psychoundakis was a twenty-one-year-old shepherd from the village of Asi Gonia when the battle of Crete began: It was in May 1941 that, all of a sudden, high in the sky, we heard the drone of m..

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