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1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows

In his widely anticipated memoir, Ai Weiwei - one of the world's most famous artists and activists - tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the leg..

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1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir

In his widely anticipated memoir, Ai Weiwei - one of the world's most famous artists and activists - tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the leg..

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable as his cult classic songs. Ben Folds is an internationally celebrated..

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Adele: To 30 and Beyond:  Unauthorized Biography, The

A compelling biography of this internationally renowned and mercurial star, who has consistently stunned the music world with her heartfelt lyrics and extraordinary vocal talents for over a decade. ..

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After A Funeral

This is the story of how and why a talented writer came to take his own life. When Diana Athill met the man she calls Didi, an Egyptian in exile, she fell in love instantly and out of love just a..

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Agatha Christie: A Very Elusive Woman

'One brilliant woman writing about another: an irresistible combination.' - Antonia Fraser 'One of the most delightful biographies I have ever read.' - A.N. Wilson 'Reading Worsl..

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Agatha Christie: First Lady of Crime

Includes a new introduction from Sophie Hannah, bestselling author of THE MONOGRAM MURDERS Agatha Christie was not only the biggest selling writer of detective stories the world has ever kn..

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Alexander the Great: Epic and Legendary Leaders

Alexander the Great was undefeated in battle and is considered to be one of history's most successful military commanders. In 336 BCE Alexander died when he was only thirty two. His military campaign..

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Alice's Book: How the Nazis Stole My Grandmother's Cookbook

What happened to the books that were too valuable to burn? The story of a Jewish chef whose bestselling cookbook was expropriated under the Nazi regime. Alice Urbach had her own..

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All My Friends Are Invisible

A mesmeric, harrowing and uplifting childhood memoir that will open up much-needed conversations about identity and mental health It was an ordinary day in 2016. In Gatwick Airport, Jonatha..

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All the Young Men: How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying

"A renegade Florence Nightingale cares for the ill in a remarkable tale of compassion and combating prejudice" The Guardian 'Breath-taking courage and compassion [...]a beautiful book' The..

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Allen Curnow: Slipcase Dual Edition

This handsome slipcase brings together the definitive biography and collected poems of Allen Curnow (1911-2001), widely recognised as one of the most distinguished poets writing in English in the seco..

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Always Remember Your Name: The Children who Survived Auschwitz

On 28 March 1944, six-year-old Tati and her four-year-old sister Andra were roused from their sleep and arrested. Along with their mother, Mira, their aunt, and cousin Sergio, they were deported to Au..

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Amy Winehouse: Beyond Black

The definitive story of Amy Winehouse's life and career told through key photographs, memorabilia and recollections by those who knew her best. Curated by Amy's stylist and close friend Naomi Parry. ..

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Back on the earth after three spaceflights, Chris Hadfield's captivating memoir An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth reveals extraordinary stories from his life as an astronaut, and shows how to make..

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An Event, Perhaps: A Biography of Jacques Derrida

Who was Jacques Derrida? For some, he is responsible, at least in part, for the contemporary crisis of truth. For the far right, he is one of the architects of Cultural Marxism. To his academic critic..

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And Finally: Matters of Life and Death

From the bestselling neurosurgeon and author of Do No Harm, an unflinching and deeply personal exploration of death, life and neuroscience. As a neurosurgeon, I lived in a world filled with fear ..

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Anna:  Biography, The (Anna Wintour)

As a child, Anna Wintour was a tomboy with no apparent interest in clothing but, seduced by the miniskirts and bob haircuts of swinging 1960s London, she grew into a fashion-obsessed teenager. Her fat..

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Arbornaut, The: A Life discovering the eighth continent in the trees above us

One of the world's first tree-top scientists, Meg Lowman is as innovative as MacGuyver and as can-do as the Unsinkable Molly Brown. A pioneer in her field?she invented one of the first treetop walkway..

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As Beautiful As Any Other:  memoir of my body

When Kaya Wilson came out to his parents as transgender, a year after a near-death surfing accident and just weeks before his father's death, he was met with a startling family history of concealed qu..

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As Long As I Hope to Live: The moving, true story of a Jewish girl under Nazi occupation

'An extraordinary book . . . vivid and heart-breaking' The Jewish Chronicle Through the discovery of a precious friendship album which belonged to 12-year-old Alie, a Jewish scho..

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Assisted:  doctor's story of assisting death and embracing life

'A tender and truthful look at the idea whose time has come: assisted dying.' - Andrew Denton 'They speak of their love for each other, of the wonderful years they have shared, mentioning a few c..

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Audacity, The

'While I've been very blessed to have worked in comedy for over a decade, The Audacity gives me the opportunity to connect with people more fully and honestly than a panel show allows. I've learned to..

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Auschwitz Photographer: Based on the true story of Wilhelm Brasse prisoner 3444

Based on the true story of Wilhelm Brasse, whose photographs exposed the atrocities of the Holocaust and helped to convict the Nazis at Nuremberg. When Germany invaded Wilhelm Brasse's native P..

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Auschwitz Photographer: Based on the true story of Wilhelm Brasse prisoner 3444

'I looked death in the eyes. I did it fifty thousand times...' Wilhelm Brasse _______________ When Germany invaded Wilhelm Brasse's native Poland in 1939, he was asked to swear allegiance to H..

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Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

"The Autogiography of Alice B. Toklas" is in fact Gertrude Stein's own autobiography, seen through the eyes of her friend, Alice B Toklas. With occasional glimpses into her early life, it describes he..

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Autobiography of Nikola Tesla and Other Works

Who was Nikola Tesla? Find out in this comprehensive volume that includes Tesla's autobiography and scientific writings, as well as other works that examine his life and career in detail. Nikola ..

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Backstory

In this funny, vulnerable, and all-too-real memoir, award-winning content creator and actress Avani Gregg takes you behind the scenes of her incredible life, sharing how a girl from small-town Indiana..

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Baggage: Tales from a Fully Packed Life

There is absolutely no logical reason why I am here. The life trajectory my nationality and class and circumstances portended for me was not even remotely close to the one I now navigate. But logic is..

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Banksy: Completed: Completed

There's more to Banksy than the painting on the wall- the first in-depth investigation into the mysteries of the world's most famous living artist. Banksy is the world's most famous living artist..

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Bear Woman

For readers of Rachel Cusk, Lisa Taddeo and the essays of Zadie Smith, Bear Woman is a beautifully wrought memoir from one of Sweden's bestselling authors, in which she examines motherhood and the fem..

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Beautiful Country:  Memoir of An Undocumented Childhood

A scorching memoir of an undocumented childhood, and what it means to live an invisible life When 7-year old Qian moves to Mei Guo with her mother she doesn't know what to expect from the place, ..

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Beauty of Living Twice

She was one of the most renowned actresses in the world-until a massive stroke cost her not only her health, but her career, family, fortune and global fame. In The Beauty of Living Twice, Sharon Ston..

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Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition

A "scrupulously honest" (O, The Oprah Magazine) debut memoir that explores one man's gender transition amid a pivotal political moment in America. Becoming a Man is a "moving narrative [that] ill..

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Before & Laughter

*A memoir and self-help manual by one of the country's most treasured comedians - for anyone who feels stuck in a rut but doesn't have the tools or self-belief to shake things up* In his mi..

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Before & Laughter

*A memoir and self-help manual by one of the country's most treasured comedians - for anyone who feels stuck in a rut but doesn't have the tools or self-belief to shake things up* In his mi..

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Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Today

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A searing indictment of racial injustice in America - inspired by the life and work of James Baldwin - to help us understand the present moment, and imagine a new ..

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Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon

With her canon of best-selling singles, electrifying stage performances and iconic music videos, Britney Spears is undoubtedly a modern pop superstar. But her story has long been clouded by society's ..

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Belonging: The Autobiography

Alun Wyn Jones is the most capped rugby player of all time. Seen by many as one of the greatest ever Welsh players, he has won three Grand Slams for Wales and was named the best player of the 2019 Six..

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Betrayed

A relentlessly fascinating and often jaw-dropping true story of two American women who unwittingly became Australia's 'Drug Grannies' In 1977, Vera 'Toddie' Hays and Florice 'Beezie' Bessir..

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Big Snake Little Snake: An Inquiry into Risk

Big Snake Little Snake is a cascade of true stories by DBC Pierre, recorded while on his way to make a short film with a parrot in Trinidad, which not only examines the nature of gambling, the love af..

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Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture (USA edition)

"Black Spartacus is a tour de force: by far the most complete, authoritative and persuasive biography of Toussaint that we are likely to have for a long time . . . An extraordinarily gripping read." -..

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Black Teacher

'Fresh and vital ... Full of wit, perceptiveness, humour and compassion ... A remarkable pioneer ... A hugely important memoir from the rare perspective of a black woman transported to the colonial mo..

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Blood Legacy: Reckoning With a Family's Story of Slavery

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 'An incredible work of scholarship' - Sathnam Sanghera Through the story of his own family's history as slave and plantation owners, Alex Renton look..

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Bloody Good Rant: My passions, memories and demons

'When I was born in 1935 I grew up, despite the Depression and World War II, with a primitive sense of being fortunate . . . The utopian strain was very strong . . . if we weren't to be a better socie..

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Bloomsbury Group, The

The most constructive and creative influence on English taste between the two wars, 'The Bloomsbury Group' was a union of friends who transformed British culture with their approach to art, design and..

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Both/And:  Life in Many Worlds

In this beautifully written and propulsive memoir, Huma Abedin-Hillary Clinton's famously private top aide and longtime adviser-emerges from the wings of American political history to take command of ..

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Boy Behind the Curtain

'Being a copper's son, I've always got one eye out for trouble. I can't help it. But I don't go looking for it anymore.' In Tim Winton's fiction, chaos shapes the lives of his characters. So too Wint..

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Boy in the Dress: Searching for the truth behind a historical hate crime on home soil during WWII

On a balmy Townsville night in 1944, young serviceman Warwick Meale is found beaten to death under a bridge. The army and police do not, or will not, conduct a proper investigation and his..

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