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Florence Foster Jenkins

'People may say that I couldn't sing. But no one can say that I didn't sing.' Despite lacking pitch, rhythm or tone, Florence Foster Jenkins became one of America's best-known sopranos, celebrated fo..

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Flowers are My Passport

J Barry Ferguson is the quintessential example of the caption, "New Zealand boy done good in New York." His first claim to fame may have been as Wellington's number one square dance caller in 1951, an..

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Flying on Broken Wings: A Journey of Unimaginable Betrayal, Resilience and Hope

Carrie Bailee fled Canada and came to Australia when she was twenty. Once here she was assisted by a number of Australian women, and was ultimately encouraged to apply for refugee status in order to s..

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Follow the Rabbit-proof Fence (film tie-in )

The film Rabbit-Proof Fence is based on this true account of Doris Pilkington's mother Molly, who as a young girl led her two sisters on an extraordinary 1,600 kilometre walk home. Under Western Austr..

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For a Girl: A True Story of Secrets, Motherhood and Hope

I am by nature a private person. Secrets are different from privacy. They are things you are forced to keep to yourself, by family, friends, by your own shame. Secrets like these come to the surface o..

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For the Glory: The Life of Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell was as close to a saint as any man in modern history has been. Renowned for his athletic prowess, it was also his deeply entrenched values that set him apart from the crowd. These qualiti..

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Fortunate Life

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Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor

In 1966 John Berger spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. Sassall is a fortunate man - his work occupies and fulfils him, he lives amongst the patient..

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Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor

In 1966 John Berger spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. Sassall is a fortunate man - his work occupies and fulfils him, he lives amongst the patient..

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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall

When Nina's mother Hanna was just twenty years old, she escaped to West Germany with nothing more than a small satchel and the clothes on her back. It was the dawn of the Cold War. Hanna left her pare..

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Four Seasons In Rome

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Four Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses

On 17 July 1918, four young women walked down twenty-three steps into the cellar of a house in Ekaterinburg. The eldest was twenty-two, the youngest only seventeen. Together with their parents and the..

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY PRIZETHE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE BMA PRESIDENT'S AWARD 2017An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons, recalling som..

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France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child
Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented four presidential terms, initiate landmark reforms that changed the Ameri..

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French Exception: Emmanuel Macron - The Extraordinary Rise and Risk

39-year old Emmanuel Macron is the youngest-ever inhabitant of the Elysee Palace. A surprise candidate from the start, Macron was considered a rank outsider until a series of fortuitous events - inclu..

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Freud: The Making of An Illusion

Sigmund Freud is one of the most influential figures of western society. His ideas transformed the way that we think about our minds, our selves, and even our thoughts. But while he was undeniably a v..

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Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo

This beautifully-illustrated and engrossing biography of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo reveals a woman of extreme magnetism and originality and an artist whose sensual vibrancy came straight from he..

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Friends, Reflected

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From Byfleet to the Bush: The Autobiography of Jacqueline Pearce
From the Top: Brief Transmissions from Tent Show Radio

"Bottom line is, I'm the kind of guy who's happy to go to the opera, but I should like to be allowed to wear steel-toed boots with my evening suit. I like to read Harper's with a chaser of Varmint Hun..

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Furiously Happy

"It's the difference between surviving life and living life. It's the difference between taking a shower and teaching your monkey butler how to shampoo your hair." Jenny Lawson - aka The Bloggess - r..

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Furiously Happy

For fans of David Sedaris, Tina Fey and Caitlin Moran comes the new book from Jenny Lawson, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Let's Pretend This Never Happened...In Let's Pretend This Never H..

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Future Indefinite: with the Unfinished Past Conditional

The definitive account, in his own words, of one of the most popular figures in British theatre. The second and concluding volume of Noel Coward's legendary autobiography includes Future Indefinite an..

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was one of the iconic figures of the 20th century. He is best remembered for continually..

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Garden of the Gods

The third book in The Corfu Trilogy (after My Family and Other Animals and Birds, Beasts and Relatives), the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells. Just before the Second W..

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Gardens of Stone: My Boyhood in the French Resistance

An extraordinary wartime memoir, combining the best kind of adventure story with a coming of age testimony of unforgettable resonance and poignancy. September 2011, Halkidiki, Northern Greece. A solit..

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Gender Games: The problem with men and women, from someone who has been both

'Opens minds, breaks down myths and vaporises prejudice - I loved it!' Rebecca Root, star of Boy Meets Girl'funny, thoughtful and honest ...I read most of it on the train and had to stifle laughs ever..

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Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life

From fanatical, revolutionary street politician in perpetual danger of arrest and assassination, Adams became a political leader with access to the British and Irish Prime Ministers and the US Preside..

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Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram

When Patience Ibrahim's husband died, she feared that her life was over. She had prayed every night for a baby to complete her family, and suddenly she found herself a nineteen-year-old widow, alone i..

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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

This is the mass market edition of the popular book by Dr. Ben Carson whose inspiring story tells of a frustrated inner-city kid whose faith in God helped him become director of pediatric neurosurgery..

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Girl Alone: Joss Came Home from School to Discover Her Father's Suicide. Angry and Hurting, She's Out of Control.

Aged nine Joss came home from school to discover her father's suicide. She's never gotten over it. This is the true story of Joss, 13 who is angry and out of control. At the age of nine, Joss finds he..

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Girl from Aleppo: Nujeen's Escape from War to Freedom

Previously published as 'Nujeen' 'She is our hero. Everyone must read her story. She will inspire you' Malala Yousafzai An inspiring tale of a young disabled girl and her escape from the hell of war. ..

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Girl Who Beat Isis: Farida's Story

In August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in a village high in the mountains of northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked and swiftly taken by ISIS fighters, and her whole..

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Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida's Story

In August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in a village high in the mountains of northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked and swiftly taken by ISIS fighters, and her whole..

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Girl With No Name

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Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector's Story

An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her fam..

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Girl with Seven Names: Escape from North Korea

An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her fam..

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Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer. Her memoir. Need we say more? Amy Schumer is taking the world by storm. In just a few short years, she's become a huge movie star, writing and starring in Trainwreck, not to mention BFF..

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Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer. Frank, fearless and so freaking funny. Her story. In her own words. 'I've only had one one-night stand in my life. Yes, one. I know, I'm so sorry to disappoint anyone who thinks I walk a..

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Girl without a Voice: The True Story of a Terrified Child Whose Silence Spoke Volumes

Bestselling author and foster carer Casey Watson tells the shocking and deeply moving true story of a young girl with severe behavioural problems. This is the first of several stories about 'difficult..

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Giving Up The Ghost

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Glass Castle

This is a startling memoir of a successful journalist's journey from the deserted and dusty mining towns of the American Southwest, to an antique filled apartment on Park Avenue. Jeanette Walls narrat..

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Glass Castle, The

This is a startling memoir of a successful journalist's journey from the deserted and dusty mining towns of the American Southwest, to an antique filled apartment on Park Avenue. Jeanette Walls narrat..

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Glitter and Glue: A Compelling Memoir About One Woman's Discovery of the True Meaning of Motherhood

'I loved this book, I was moved by this book and now I will share this book with my own mother.' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love. From the New York Times best-selling author of The Middle..

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God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine

A medical "page-turner" that traces one doctor's "remarkable journey to the essence of medicine" ("The San Francisco Chronicle"). San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the cou..

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Goebbels

As a young man, Joseph Goebbels was a budding narcissist with a constant need for approval. He became increasingly politically involved, finding personal affirmation within the ranks of the German Nat..

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Gold Rush: How I Made, Lost and Made a Fortune

"Jim Richards has done it all: dived for diamonds in the piranha-infested rivers of South America; discovered a fabulously rich goldmine in the Australian outback; got caught up in the world's biggest..

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting for her . . .'At 7 years old Min Kym was a prodigy, the youngest ever pupil at the Purcell School of Music. At 11 she won he..

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting for her ...' At 7 years old Min Kym was a prodigy, the youngest ever pupil at the Purcell School of Music. At 11 she won he..

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Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

Captivatingly fresh and intimate letters from Augustus John's first wife, Ida, reveal the untold story of married life with one of the great artists of the last century. Twelve days before her twenty-..

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