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Flying High: My Story: From AirAsia to QPR

'What a life. Tony Fernandes has accomplished amazing things - and who's to say what he can go on to achieve?' Sir Richard BransonThe inspiring story of business hero and Apprentice Asia star Tony Fer..

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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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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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Forging of a Rebel

Originally published in the late 1940s, Arturo Barea's astonishing Spanish trilogy is both the autobiography of a man and the biography of a nation during the first four decades of the twentieth centu..

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Forgotten Women: The Artists

'To say this series is "empowering" doesn't do it justice. Buy a copy for your daughters, sisters, mums, aunts and nieces - just make sure you buy a copy for your sons, brothers, dads, uncles and ne..

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Forgotten Women: The Writers

'To say this series is "empowering" doesn't do it justice. Buy a copy for your daughters, sisters, mums, aunts and nieces - just make sure you buy a copy for your sons, brothers, dads, uncles and ne..

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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
Free Woman: Life, Liberation and Doris Lessing

A genre-defying memoir in which Lara Feigel experiments with sexual, intellectual and political freedom while reading and pursuing Doris Lessing How might we live more freely, and will we be happ..

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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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Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo

A reissue of the beautifully illustrated and authoritative biography of Frida Kahlo, publishing in time for a major London exhibition Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most ext..

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From Byfleet to the Bush: The Autobiography of Jacqueline Pearce
Fruit of Knowledge

An international bestseller, Fruit of Knowledge is a funny, powerful and eye-opening graphic nonfiction book about the female body and our love-hate relationship with it throughout history. From ..

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Full Disclosure

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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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Gavin Maxwell: A Life

Gavin Maxwell was a romantic, self-destructive, aristocratic adventurer who worked as secret agent, shark fisherman, racing driver, poet and travel writer. His fame rested on the bestselling story of ..

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Gazing at the Stars: Memories of a Child Survivor

These events, the persecution of my people, have simply become part of the collection of facts that people now call 'history'. I lived these facts every day. They are part of my memory. 'History' tell..

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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 Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy

More than ten years after the New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy, her story continues to fascinate. To some, it was a compelling experiment with autho..

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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 Smiled Beads, The

Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were othunder...

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Girl With Dove

`Reading is a form of escape and an avid reader is an escape artist...' Growing up in a dilapidated house by the sea where men were forbidden, Sally's childhood world was filled with mystery an..

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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. 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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Girls at the Piano

Virginia Lloyd spent much of her childhood and adolescence learning and playing the piano and thought she would make a career as a pianist. When that didn't happen, she spent a long time wondering abo..

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Giving Up The Ghost

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Gladstone

Winner of the Whitbread Biography of the Year. William Gladstone was, with Tennyson, Newman, Dickens, Carlyle, and Darwin, one of the stars of nineteenth-century British life. He spent sixty-thre..

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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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Gloucester Crescent: Me, My Dad and Other Grown-Ups

Gloucester Crescent is a curving, leafy street hidden between Camden Town and Primrose Hill, unremarkable in many ways, unless you notice the lady in the van parked outside one house, and the famous-l..

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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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Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed

On a bleak winter night in 1997, a British Columbia timber scout named Grant Hadwin committed an act of shocking violence- he destroyed the legendary Golden Spruce of the Queen Charlotte Islands. With..

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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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