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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 a Bad Mother - The Teenage Years

When you're pregnant you think: 'I'm having a baby', not a person who will eventually catch trains by themselves, share a fridge with ten strangers, go to a festival in Croatia without succumbing to a..

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Confessions of a Funeral Director: How Death Saved My Life

"I tremble to say there's good in death, because I've looked in the eyes of the grieving mother and I've seen the heartbreak of the stricken widow, but I've also seen something more in death, somethin..

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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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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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Cost of Living, The

What does it mean to be free - as an artist, a woman, a mother or daughter? And what is the price of that freedom? In this dazzling memoir, Deborah Levy confronts the essential questions of moder..

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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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Crime in the Family, A

A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold stories of the Second World War In the spring of 1945, at Rechnitz on ..

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Crofter and the Laird: Life on an Hebridean Island
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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Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater, The

The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater is a memoir about life truths learned through crafting. People who craft know things. They know how to transform piles of yarn into sweaters and scarves. They k..

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Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018

The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague, where she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken away to be hidden from the Nazis. She was raised by her foster family as one of their o..

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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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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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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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Dancing on the Tundra

Dancing on the Tundra, the sequel to Walking on Ice and Nesting on the Nushagak, is the final book in a trilogy of memoirs by Emma Stevens recounting her adventures of life and love in the Alaskan wil..

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Dangerous Book of Heroes

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Dangerous Woman: American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator - 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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Dark Secret, A

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she's asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It ..

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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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Darling Pol: Letters of Mary Wesley and Eric Siepmann 1944-1967

Before her death in 2002, Mary Wesley told her biographer Patrick Marnham- 'after I met Eric I never looked at anyone else again. We lived our ups and downs but life was never boring'. Eric Siepmann w..

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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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Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution
Days in the Caucasus

We all know families that are poor but 'respectable'. Mine, in contrast, was extremely rich but not 'respectable' at all... Banine's family were peasants who became millionaires overnight when oi..

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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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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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Denied a Mummy: The heartbreaking story of three little children searching for someone to love them.

When Maggie's latest placement arrives on her doorstep, it is clear that Sean, Dougie and their big sister Mary have been through unspeakable traumas in their short?lives. Violent and malnouris..

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Despair Of Monkeys And Other Trifles: A Memoir by Francoise Hardy

Francoise Hardy is best known in Europe for originating the famed "Ye-Ye" sound in pop music which began a cultural scene in the early 1960s. Her teenage success grew as she became a much-photographed..

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Deviation

'Sometimes when you go astray and touch bottom, you finally come out on the other side.' Lucie was brought up by bourgeois parents as a passionate young fascist. At the age of eighteen, the heads..

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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 Somebody

Brian Bilston has decided to write a poem every day for a year while he tries to repair his ever-desperate life. His ex-wife has taken up with a new man, a marketing guru and motivational speaker who ..

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