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Crofter and the Laird: Life on an Hebridean Island
Crown: The Inside History

A fascinating exploration of Elizabeth II's early years as Princess and Queen, complete with extensive research, additional material and beautifully reproduced photographs. 'The things which I have he..

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Cruel to Be Kind: Saying no can save a child's life

Cruel To Be Kind is the true story of Max, aged 6. He is fostered by Cathy while his mother is in hospital with complications from type 2 diabetes. Fostering Max gets off to a bad start when his mothe..

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Cruellest Miles, The: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic

It is 1925. The goldrush town of Nome sits two degrees below the Arctic Circle, and there are few more forbidding places on earth. When signs of diptheria broke out, Dr. Curtis Welch knew it was the b..

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Crying for Help: The Shocking True Story of a Damaged Girl with a Dark Past

Two weeks after saying farewell to her first foster child, Casey is asked to look after Sophia, a troubled 12-year-old with a sad past. Sophia's actions are disturbing and provocative and, before long..

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Currency of Love: A Courageous Journey to Finding the Love Within

In this "page-turning memoir of decadence and faith" (Publishers Weekly, starred review), Jill Dodd writes movingly and evocatively about her journey from Paris model to Saudi billionaire's harem wife..

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Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory

Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm. As his memory begins to fail, she embarks on a quest to unravel his story, and soon fi..

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Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory

Winner of the Costa Biography Award. Keggie Carew grew up under the spell of an unorthodox, enigmatic father. An undercover guerrilla agent during the Second World War, in peacetime he lived on his wi..

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Daisy's Gift: The remarkable cancer-detecting dog who saved my life

Claire Guest was walking her dogs when Daisy, a fox red Labrador, nudged her breast insistently and stared up into her face with her big brown eyes. Sensing something was wrong, Claire visited her GP ..

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Dangerous Book of Heroes

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Dangerous Woman, A: The Life of Florence Gould

Born in turn-of-the-century San Francisco to French parents, Florence moved to Paris, aged eleven. Believing that only money brought respectability and happiness, she became the third wife of Frank Ja..

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Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years

`I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that s..

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Daring to Drive: A gripping account of one woman's home-grown courage that will speak to the fighter in all of us

THE STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO INSPIRED CHANGE WITH HER CALL FOR GREATER FREEDOMS FOR WOMEN. THE GUARDIAN: 'MANAL AL-SHARIF BECAME A GLOBAL FIGUREHEAD OF A CAUSE THAT DREW THE ATTENTION OF GLOBAL LEA..

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Daring to Drive: The Young Saudi Woman Who Stood Up to a Kingdom of Men

A visceral coming-of-age tale from the young woman who dared to stand up to a kingdom of men. Best known for her campaign work for women's rights, including the Women2Drive campaign, this is Manal al-..

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Darling Days

I was born, September 1985, in the vortex of the Lower East Side of New York: there were few rules of life and zero constraints on behaviour. If you were not eccentric, you were weird. iO - lower cas..

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Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a war hero and one the greatest travel writers of his generation. He was also a spectacularly gifted friend. The letters in this collection spa..

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Daughter of Empire: Life as a Mountbatten

A source of inspiration for the film Viceroy's House Pamela Mountbatten was born at the end of the 1920s into one of Britain's grandest families. The daughter of Lord Louis Mountbatten and his glamor..

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De Profundis

Oscar Wilde wrote "I don't defend my conduct, I explain it, " when he was imprisoned in Reading Gaol in 1895 for his violation of England's stringent laws against homosexuality. Wilde's notorious liai..

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Dead Still Cry Out: The Story of a Combat Cameraman

Helen Lewis was just a child when she found an old suitcase hidden in a cupboard at home. Inside it were the most horrifying photographs she'd ever seen - a record of the atrocities committed at Berge..

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Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria

'This book shows just how far, wide, and deep the story has gone' - Lindy Chamberlain-CreightonAs Lindy mourned the death of her baby daughter Azaria, taken by a dingo from a campsite at Uluru i..

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Dear World: A Syrian Girl's Story of War and Plea for Peace

'I'm very afraid I will die tonight' - Bana Alabed, Twitter, 2 October 2016'Stop killing us.' - Bana Alabed, Twitter, 6 October 2016'I just want to live without fear.' - Bana Alabed, Twitter, 12 Octo..

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Defiance: The Life and Choices of Lady Anne Barnard

Poet and musician, artist and hostess, Lady Anne Barnard lived at the heart of Georgian society. High-born yet egalitarian, she travelled to France to observe the Revolution, rejected numerous suitors..

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Defiance: The Life and Choices of Lady Anne Barnard

"An eccentric life, wonderfully told. Lady Anne Barnard was a brave traveller, artist and observer. Stephen Taylor brings her brilliantly out of the shadows." (Stella Tillyard). Lady Anne Barnard live..

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Denial: A Memoir

Hailed by critics and readers alike, Jessica Stern's riveting memoir examines the horrors of trauma and denial as she investigates her own unsolved adolescent sexual assault at the hands of a seri..

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Devil That Danced On Water   A Daughter's Memoir

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Devotion

From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic-its source a mystery, its impact unexpect..

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Diana Chronicles

The 20th Anniversary Edition of Tina Brown's definitive behind-the-scenes insight into the life of Diana Princess of Wales with a brand new introduction by Andrew Marr.Twenty years after her death, Pr..

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Diaries of Franz Kafka 1910 - 1923

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Diaries, 1942 - 1954 (Volume 1)

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Diaries, 1984 - 1997 (Vol 3)

Despite advancing years, James Lees-Milne's descriptions of the people he meets, the houses he visits and country life on the Duke of Beaufort's Badminton estate are sharper than ever. He continues to..

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Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in..

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Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in..

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Diary of a Mad Diva

You know what she said out loud. Can you imagine what she wrote in her diary? Celebrate the hilarious wit of the great diva Joan Rivers; even her funeral was as glamorous as her. Following up the phen..

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Diary of a Young Girl, The (70th Anniversary Edition)

The definitive 70th anniversary edition of "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank and edited by Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, the world's most famous diary and 'one of the greatest books of th..

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Diary of Mary Berg: Growing Up in the Warsaw Ghetto - 75th Anniversary Edition

Mary Berg was fifteen when the German army poured into Poland in 1939. She survived four years of Nazi terror, and managed to keep a diary throughout. This astonishing, vivid portrayal of l..

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Dickens and His Circle

"When I was at primary school, my teacher asked if any of us had heard of Charles Dickens. I was amazed she knew his name, because, until that moment, I had only known him as one of my ancestors." (Lu..

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Different Kind of Daughter: My Double Life Disguised as a Boy to Defy the Taliban

'Armed with a squash racket and enormous will, Maria Toorpakai has risen from the turmoil of tribal life in Pakistan to become not only a world-class athlete, but a true inspiration, a pioneer for mil..

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Dinner with Edward

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Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

Pronounced guilty of libel and sentenced to a year in prison, novelist Emile Zola went on the run.Zola's crime had been to defend a wrongly convicted man, in what became known as the Dreyfus Affair. F..

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Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

It is the evening of 18 July 1898 and the world-renowned novelist Emile Zola is on the run. His crime? Taking on the highest powers in the land with his open letter 'J'accuse' and losing. Forced to le..

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Disinherited: A Story of Family, Love and Betrayal

In the small hours of the morning of 3 June 1914, a woman and her husband were found dead in a sparsely furnished apartment in Paris. It was only when the identity of the couple was revealed in the..

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Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death

In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. B..

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Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell?

Horace 'Jim' Greasley was twenty years of age in the spring of 1939 when Adolf Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and latterly Poland. There had been whispers and murmurs of discontent from certain quarter..

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Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself

At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie's incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio t..

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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

With an introduction by Anne Enright How you see a country depends on whether you are driving through it, or live in it. How you see a country depends on whether or not you can leave it, if you have ..

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Don't Stop Believin'

My mantra is simple- Don't stop believin'! For more than five decades Olivia Newton-John has been one of our most successful and adored entertainers. A four-time Grammy Award winner, she is one o..

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Doors of Perception: And Heaven and Hell: WITH Heaven and Hell

WITH A FORWARD BY J. G. BALLARD In 1953, in the presence of an investigator, Aldous Huxley took four-tenths of a gramme of mescalin, sat down and waited to see what would happen. When he opened his ey..

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Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother
Double Shot of Happiness, A

Tim Sharp and his magnificent creation, Laser Beak Man, are now major names in the world of international art. But the journey to this point has been an extraordinary one. When Judy Sharp took her thr..

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Down and Out in Paris and London

To be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London was to experience life at its lowest ebb. George Orwell, penniless and with nowhere to go, found himself experiencing just this as he wandered the st..

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Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London is one of the great accounts of life in the underclass- of being hard-up and hungry, of sleeping in seedy hostels and working in squalid restaurants. George Orwell's f..

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