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Everything is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes

'What a beautiful, rich, poetic memoir this is. Phyllis writes of longing, suffering, family, and food with such delicate power. Like the best chefs, she knows how to make a masterpiece from a few sim..

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Evita: The Life of Eva Peron

Eva Peron remains Argentina's best-known and most iconic personality, far outlasting her own husband, President Juan Domingo Peron, himself a remarkable and charismatic political leader without whom s..

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Faber & Faber: The Untold Story

Faber and Faber is one of the world's greatest independent publishers. Literary superstars like T.S.Eliot, William Golding, Ted Hughes, and Sylvia Plath are synonymous with the name 'Faber', as are th..

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Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else-Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill-from the authors of Furious Love. ..

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Faith of Queen Elizabeth: The Poise, Grace, and Quiet Strength Behind the Crown

Discover the inspiring spiritual legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history. Sharing a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of this notoriously private monarch, T..

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Fall of the House of Byron: Scandal and Seduction in Georgian England

'A hauntingly beautiful portrait of the Byron dynasty' Rebecca Rideal 'Combining new research with a pacy narrative, Emily Brand introduces the glamorous and flawed Byron dynasty-William, t..

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Far and Away: The Essential A.A. Gill

A.A. Gill was an exceptional writer. Savage and compassionate in equal measure, he was always opinionated, always original, often surprising, and his writing illuminated from the page. Thi..

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Father & Son: Oxford World's Classics

'This book is the record of a struggle between two temperaments, two consciences and almost two epochs.' Father and Son stands as one of English literature's seminal autobiographies. In it Edmund Go..

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Figuring

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY ESQUIRE AND BOOKPAGE Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figur..

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Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family

Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika..

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Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family

When news of the budding romance between a beloved English prince and an American actress broke, it captured the world's attention and sparked an international media frenzy. But while the Duke ..

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Florence Nightingale: The Woman and Her Legend: 200th Anniversary Edition

Whether honoured and admired or criticized and ridiculed, Florence Nightingale has invariably been misrepresented and misunderstood. As the Lady with the Lamp, ministering to the wounded and dying of ..

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Flying Bushman: An Australian story of life above the land

Growing up on the family property, Curbur, in outback Western Australia, Murchison country, Greg Keynes' childhood seemed idyllic. Poignant memories of exploring with his dogs; hunting, working and jo..

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Franci's War

In the summer of 1942, twenty-two year-old Franci Rabinek Epstein arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and ghetto forty miles north of her home in Prague. It would be the beginning of her six-year..

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Frayed Atlantic Edge: A Historian's Journey from Shetland to the Channel

'This is the book that has been wanting to be written for decades: the ragged fringe of Britain as a laboratory for the human spirit' Adam Nicolson Over the course of a year, leading historian ..

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Freedom Circus: One family's death-defying act to escape the Nazis and start a new life in Australia, the

Written by award-winning author and journalist Sue Smethurst, whose husband is Mindla and Michael's grandson, The Freedom Circus is an epic story of courage, hope, humanity, survival and, ultimately, ..

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Freyberg

In this fresh account of one of the 20th-century's great New Zealanders, Matthew Wright approaches Bernard Freyberg the man rather than the more widely known figure of a military leader. What took a h..

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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 a Mountain In Tibet: A Monk's Journey

Lama Yeshe didn't see a car until he was 15-years-old.In his quiet village, he and other children ran in fields with yaks and mastiffs. The rhythm of life was anchored by the pastoral cycles. Food was..

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Galileo: And the Science Deniers

A fresh interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history's greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. ..

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Gentleman Jack: A biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist

The extraordinary life of history's first modern lesbian who inspired the television series Gentleman Jack. Anne Lister's journals were so shocking that the first person to crack their secret cod..

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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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Giordano Bruno: Philosopher Heretic

Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) is one of the great figures of early modern Europe, and one of the least understood. Ingrid D. Rowland's biography establishes him once and for all as a peer of Erasmus, Sha..

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Girl's Story, A

In Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman, Annie Ernaux revisits the night 50 years earlier when she found herself submerged and controlled by another person's desire and willpower. It is the summer ..

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Giving Up The Ghost

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

Gloucester Crescent is a curving, leafy street, tucked between Camden Town and Primrose Hill. It's unremarkable in many ways, unless you notice the lady in the van, and the familiar-looking residents ..

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Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television

In 1994 fledgling journalist Louis Theroux was given a one-off gig on Michael Moore's TV Nation, presenting a segment on apocalyptic religious sects. Gawky, socially awkward and totally unqualified, h..

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Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television

In 1994 fledgling journalist Louis Theroux was given a one-off gig on Michael Moore's TV Nation, presenting a segment on apocalyptic religious sects. Gawky, socially awkward and totally unqualified, h..

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Graham Greene: The Last Interview and Other Conversations
Granite Mountain

The true story behind the events that inspired the major motion picture Only the Brave. A "unique and bracing" (Booklist) first-person account by the sole survivor of Arizona's disastrous 2013 Yarnel..

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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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Great Diaries: The world's most remarkable diaries, journals, notebooks, and letters

Travel back in time and witness both everyday life and great moments in history in this fascinating compilation of diaries through the ages. Great Diaries traces the history of the diary in all i..

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Greatest Beer Run Ever, The

An incredible true story of how, in 1967 - having seen students protesting against the Vietnam war - Chickie Donohue and his New York City bar friends decided that someone should go to Vietnam and tak..

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Greenlights

From the Academy Award -winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction. I've bee..

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Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life

The refreshingly original debut memoir of a guarded, over-achieving, self-lacerating young lawyer who reluctantly agrees to get psychologically and emotionally naked in a room of six complete stranger..

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Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women

Women have a long history of keeping the lights burning, from tending ancient altar flames or bonfires to modern-day lighthouse keeping. Yet most of their stories are little-known. Guiding Lights incl..

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H. P. Lovecraft:Against the World, Against Life: "Against the World, Against Life"

Part biographical sketch, part pronouncement on existence and literature, the French best-selling novelist Michel Houellebecq's H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life was published in France..

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Haben

"This autobiography by a millennial Helen Keller teems with grace and grit." -- O, The Oprah Magazine "A profoundly important memoir." -- The Times ** As featured in The Wall Str..

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Half Baked Idea: Winner of the Fortnum & Mason's Debut Food Book Award, A

Olivia Potts' mother died when she just twenty-five. Stricken with grief, she did something life changing and rather ridiculous- she gave up a high-flying legal career to study at the notoriously diff..

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Happiest Man on Earth

Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you. Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed in Novemb..

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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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Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story, The

A PICK OF THE AUTUMN IN THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND THE GUARDIAN 'A page-turner with the authority of history' PHILIPPA GREGORY 'As gripping as a novel. An engaging, unsettling, deep..

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Healing Lives

'A story of friendship like no other... breathtaking in its tenderness and inspiration.' The Hon. Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO Two incredible women, an unlikely friendship, and a united mission to s..

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Heida: A Shepherd at the Edge of the World

'HEIDA IS A FORCE OF NATURE . . . EXACTLY THE RIGHT SORT OF MODERN ROLE MODEL' SUNDAY TIMES The inspiring story of Icelandic sheep farmer, former model and feminist heroine Heida Asgeirsdot..

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Hemingway: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Most people know that Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was a towering figure of American literature, a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winner and author of novels including The Sun Also Rises and The Old Man and..

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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Waterstones Nonfiction Book of the Month (June) 'THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR' Sunday Times 'You will not read a more important book about America this year'..

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Hollywood Park

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** 'A Gen-X This Boy's Life...Music and his fierce brilliance boost Jollett; a visceral urge to leave his background behind propels him to excel... In..

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Home Work

HOME WORK, the second instalment of Julie Andrews' internationally bestselling memoirs, begins with her arrival in Hollywood to make her screen debut in Walt Disney's MARY POPPINS. It was closely foll..

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Home: A Memoir

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Hope, Never Fear

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House of Yan: A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History, The

Through the sweeping cultural and historical transformations of China, entrepreneur Lan Yan traces her family's history through early 20th Century to present day. The history of the Yan fam..

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