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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 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 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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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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Good Morning Mr Sarra : Memoir

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Good Morning, Mr Mandela

An inspiring international bestseller, Good Morning, Mr Mandela tells the story of Zelda la Grange's incredible friendship with Nelson Mandela. Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrik..

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Good Mourning

In this funny, insightful memoir, a young socialite risks social suicide when she takes a job at a legendary funeral chapel on New York City's Upper East Side. "Good Mourning" offers a behind-the-scen..

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Good Wives

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Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh

Goodbye Christopher Robin: A.A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh is drawn from Ann Thwaite's acclaimed biography of A. A. Milne, one of the most successful English writers ever, and the creator..

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Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival

May, 1992. Hana is twelve years old when she is put on one of the last UN evacuation buses fleeing the besieged city of Sarajevo. Her twenty-one-year-old sister, Atka, staying behind to look after the..

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Goodbye to All That

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Gorbachev: His Life and Times

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Khrushchev: The Man and his Era 'William Taubman's Gorbachev, like his Khrushchev, is an extraordinary achievement, full of new information, filled with shre..

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Gordon: The Career of Gordon of Khartoum

A great British soldier This is the biography of one of the most famous soldiers of the Victorian age-Major-General Charles Gordon. Certainly he is now known as Gordon of Khartoum, but highly regarde..

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Gratitude

Oliver Sacks died in August 2015 at his home in Greenwich Village, surrounded by his close friends and family. He was 82. He spent his final days doing what he loved: playing the piano, swimming, enjo..

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Greenpeace Captain: My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet

Action-packed and full of danger, Captain Peter Willcox's memoir reads like a real-life thriller. Peter Willcox would never call himself a hero, but as the senior captain for Greenpeace International ..

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Groomed: Danger lies closer than you think

It's late on Friday night when Casey's mobile starts to ring. She is expecting it to be her daughter Riley. But it isn't Riley. It's a woman from the Emergency Duty Team. So begins Casey and Mike's la..

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Guy Burgess: The Spy Who Knew Everyone

Cambridge spy Guy Burgess was a supreme networker, with a contacts book that included everyone from statesmen to socialites, high-ranking government officials to the famous actors and literary figures..

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Gweilo: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood

Martin Booth died in February 2004, shortly after finishing the book that would be his epitaph - this wonderfully remembered, beautifully told memoir of a childhood lived to the full in a far-flung ou..

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H is for Hawk

This book is Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2014. It was shortlisted for the the Costa Biography Award 2014. As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learni..

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Half a Walnut Tree

In ancient folklore the walnut tree was believed to help us in times of transition. The fruit of the walnut has the shape of the human brain and half a walnut is said to represent loss; 'tree' represe..

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Handbags to Homesteads

From her Grey Lynn apartment to one of New Zealand's most historic homesteads and horse studs, this is an inspirational journey from a corporate life working with Louis Vuitton back to the golden hill..

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Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany. One rainy afternoon on a city bus, she realised that she wasn't as happy as she could be. In danger of wasting her days - always yearning for something more, waiting fo..

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Hard Choices: A Memoir

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON'S INSIDE ACCOUNT OF THE CRISES, CHOICES AND CHALLENGES SHE FACED DURING HER FOUR YEARS AS AMERICA'S 67TH SECRETARY OF STATE, AND HOW THOSE EXPERIENCES DRIVE HER VIEW OF THE FUT..

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Hare with Amber Eyes : A Hidden Inheritance

264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, w..

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Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance : Illustrated Hardcover

This is the definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller with gorgeous new photography of the celebrated netsuke collection, and sumptuous full-colour images hand-picked by Edmund de..

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Harry & Meghan: A Royal Engagement

A ROYAL ENGAGEMENT IS ANNOUNCED. At 10am on 27th November 2017, Clarence House announced the exciting news that Prince Harry is engaged to Meghan Markle, with a wedding planned for spring 2018. The..

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Hate Race, The

'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick...

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Hemingway in Love: His Own Story

In June of 1961, A.E. Hotchner visited an old friend in the psychiatric ward of St. Mary's Hospital. It would be the last time they spoke--a few weeks later, Ernest Hemingway was released home, where ..

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Hemingway's Boat : Everything He Loved in Life, & Lost, 1934-1961

This is the "New York Times" bestseller. 'She'd been intimately his, and he hers, for twenty-seven years - which were his final twenty-seven years. She'd lasted through three wives, the Nobel Prize, a..

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Henrik Ibsen: A New Biography

First published in 1996, Robert Ferguson's controversial "Henrik Ibsen: A New Biography" is perhaps the most irreverent and critical of all the Ibsen biographies. Ferguson provides insight into Ibsen'..

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Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep

Her Again is an intimate look at the artistic coming of age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school to her star-making roles in The ..

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Here and Now!: The Autobiography of Pat Martino

By age 16, Pat Martino was already working as a member of R and B star Lloyd Price's touring musical revue. By age 18, Martino moved to Harlem, where he quickly earned a reputation as a hard-bopping s..

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Hero Maker: A Biography of Paul Brickhill

The Dam Busters, The Great Escape and Reach for the Sky were all written by Paul Brickhill, an Australian hero of WWII. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 25th anniversary of his de..

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Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill

'Thrilling, tremendously enjoyable' The New York Times 'A nail-biting escape story' Financial Times At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill already believed he was destined for greatness. This i..

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Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Golden Globe-winner Taraji P. Henson and Academy Award-winners Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner Set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South and the civi..

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Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American governmen..

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