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Del of a Life: The hilarious #1 bestseller from the national treasure, A

A Number 1 Betseller in HB - the third volume of memoirs from the national treasure David Jason, following on from the success of his previous much-loved books My Life and Only Fools and Stories. His ..

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Devils, Lusts and Strange Desires: The Life of Patricia Highsmith

'My New Year's Eve Toast: to all the devils, lusts, passions, greeds, envies, loves, hates, strange desires, enemies ghostly and real, the army of memories, with which I do battle - may they never giv..

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Diary of a Young Girl, The (70th Anniversary Edition)

The definitive 70th anniversary edition of "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank and edited by Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, the world's most famous diary and 'one of the greatest books of th..

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Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition, The

'June, 1942- I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support.' In Amsterdam, in th..

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Diary of an MP's Wife: Inside and Outside Power

What is it like to be a wife of a politician in modern-day Britain? Sasha Swire finally lifts the lid. For more than twenty years she has kept a secret diary detailing the trials and tribu..

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Diddly Squat

Jeremy Clarkson takes us into the pitfalls (and pratfalls) of his new life as gentleman farmer in this thigh-slapping collection of stories from lockdown on Clarkson's Farm Welcome to Clarkson's ..

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Dissolve

Dissolve is a deeply personal, profoundly intimate reflection on love and female creativity in a man's world, and what happens when it all collides. Having lived through the humiliation and bewilderin..

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Diving-Bell and the Butterfly, The (Fourth Estate Matchbook Edition)

The diary of Jean-Dominique Bauby who, with his left eyelid (the only surviving muscle after a massive stroke) dictated a remarkable book about his experiences locked inside his body. A masterpiece an..

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Do Something for Nothing: Seeing beneath the surface of homelessness, through the simple act of a haircut

For fans of Humans Of New York and The Pursuit of Happyness. 'A big-hearted and world-shaking idea' - Nick Cave 'Turn a common, everyday act into something potentially transformative...

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Doctor in Africa

Including a preface by HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne. The Australian doctor saving the lives and dignity of thousands of women in Africa, one surgery at a time. From Ethiopia to Sier..

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Dorothy Day: Dissenting Voice of the American Century

"Magisterial and glorious" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), the first full authoritative biography of Dorothy Day-American icon, radical pacifist, Catholic convert, and advocate for the homeless-is "a vivid..

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Dragons,  Giant,  Women:  memoir of family, war and peace

When Wayetu Moore turns five years old, her father and grandmother throw her a big party at their home in Monrovia, Liberia, but all she can think about is how much she misses her mother, who is worki..

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Dreams From My Father : A Story of Race & Inheritance

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New Y..

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Duchess Countess

'Outrageously scandalous, soaked in sex and money, aristocracy, adventure and grandeur... Catherine Ostler, accomplished storyteller, is the perfect writer to restore the Duchess Countess to life' Sim..

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Duchess of Cambridge: A Decade of Modern Royal Style, The

Since she was first thrust into the global spotlight, Kate has become the Duchess of Cambridge, a future Queen and a mother of three, she has worn more than 500 outfits, spanning high street to haute ..

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Educated

'One of my favourite parts of summer is deciding what to read when things slow down just a bit, whether it?s on a vacation with family or just a quiet afternoon ... Tara Westover?s Educated is a remar..

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Education of an Idealist, The

'Her highly personal and reflective memoir ... is a must-read for anyone who cares about our role in a changing world' Barack Obama THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK..

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Eggshell Skull

'Scorching, self-scouring: a young woman finds her steel and learns to wield it' - Helen Garner 'Brutal, brave and utterly compelling . . . I can't remember a book I devoured with such intensity,..

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Eleanor

The New York Times bestseller from prizewinning author David Michaelis presents a "stunning" (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America's longest-serving First Lady,..

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Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters

They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate, their uncle Edward VIII decided to abdicate the throne, the dynamic between Elizabeth and Margaret was ..

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Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters

They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate, their uncle Edward VIII decided to abdicate the throne, the dynamic between Elizabeth and Margaret was ..

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English Pastoral: An Inheritance

The bestselling tale of how an ancient farming way of life was lost -- and how one family fought to bring it back As a boy, James Rebanks's grandfather taught him to work the land the old way. Th..

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English Pastoral: An Inheritance

As a boy, James Rebanks's grandfather taught him to work the land the old way. Their family farm in the Lake District hills was part of an ancient landscape- a patchwork of crops and meadows, of pastu..

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Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History

At the time of his death at the age of 95, Eric Hobsbawm (1917-2012) was the most famous historian in the world. His books were translated into more than fifty languages and he was as well known in Br..

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Escape from Manus: The untold true story

The powerful account of how one man escaped the prison of Manus Island. A true story of bravery and resilience. The awe-inspiring story of the only person to successfully escape from Australia's ..

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Escaping the Ordinary; How a Founder of the SAS Blazed a Trail at the End of Empire
Everything I Know About Love

When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist Dolly Alderton has seen and tried it all. In her memoir, she vividly recounts falling in love, wrestling with self-sabotage,..

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Exodus, Revisited: My Unorthodox Journey to Berlin

The definitive follow-up to Unorthodox (the basis for the award-winning Netflix series)-now updated with more than 50 percent new material-the unforgettable story of what happened in the years after D..

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Exodus: A Memoir

When Deborah Feldman made the remarkable - and scandalous - decision to leave her family and loveless marriage, wholly rejecting her Hasidic roots, she found herself alienated from the only community ..

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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

THE SUNDAY TIMES LITERATURE BOOKS OF THE YEAR MAIL ON SUNDAY BOOK OF THE YEAR BBC HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR THE RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK 'Delectable ... a ra..

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Far and Away: 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. Th..

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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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Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes:  Son's Memoir of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mercedes Barcha

"This is a beautiful farewell to two extraordinary people. It enthralled and moved me, and it will move and enthrall anyone who has ever entered the glorious literary world of Gabriel Garcia Marquez."..

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Farm for Life

The awesomely inspiring true story of how Tangaroa Walker turned his life around through farming - and how what he learned can help anyone succeed. Tangaroa Walker's early years weren't easy. Bor..

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Father & Son: Oxford World's Classics ENGL313

'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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Father of Lions: How One Man Defied Isis and Saved Mosul Zoo

This is a story of human decency in the midst of barbarism - how the zookeeper of Mosul Zoo saved the animals during the Isis rule of the city between 2014 and 2017. 'This is an unexpectedly f..

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Flowering: The Autobiography of Judy Chicago, The

Judy Chicago is America's most dynamic living artist. Her works comprise a dizzying array of media from performance and installation to the glittering table laid for thirty- nine iconic women in The D..

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Forever Young:  Memoir

Hayley Mills' teenage decade in Hollywood produced some of the era's greatest coming-of-age family movies: Pollyanna, The Parent Trap and In Search of the Castaways. Now, and for the first time, Hayle..

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Fracture: Stories of How Great Lives Take Root in Trauma

Ada Lovelace. Frederick Douglass. Vladimir Lenin. Marie Curie. Frieda Kahlo. Carl Jung. Tupac Shakur. All geniuses who changed the world in ways that still influence our lives today. And all men and w..

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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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Fry's Ties

A witty, illustrated ode to Stephen Fry's decades-long obsession with a man's most trusted accessory- the tie By the time he was fifteen, Stephen Fry owned more than forty ties. Inherited initial..

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Funny Life, A

Michael McIntyre is a much-loved stand-up comedian, with sell-out international tours and the hugely popular television series Michael McIntyre's Big Show and The Wheel. But the road to stardom was pa..

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Fury

A roadmap of recovery and transformation, this is the story of becoming heroic in a culture which doesn't see heroism in the shape of a girl. At the age of twenty, after a traumatic sexual assaul..

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Geisha of Gion: The True Story of Japan's Foremost Geisha

The extraordinary, bestselling memoir from Japan's foremost geisha. 'A glimpse into the exotic, mysterious, tinged-with-eroticism world of the almost mythical geisha' Val Hennessy, Daily Mail '[An..

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Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life (new edition)

This is without question the best book ever written on O'Keeffe' New Yorker Born on a wheat farm in Wisconsin in 1887, the second of seven children, Georgia O'Keeffe had her eyes wide open to the..

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Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body

New York Times bestseller. They all thought he was gone. But he was alive and trapped inside his own body for ten years. In January 1988 Martin Pistorius, aged twelve, fell inexplicably sick. Fir..

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Ghost In The Garden: in search of Darwin's lost garden, The

The forgotten garden which inspired Charles Darwin becomes the modern-day setting for an exploration of memory, family, and the legacy of genius. The forgotten garden which inspired Charles Darwi..

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Girl with the Saddest Secret, The

Why has no one given Jasmine the safety and care she desperately needs? Foster carer Angela is determined to find a solution. Jasmine is a little girl with a difficult upbringing whose current fo..

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Girls in the Wild Fig Tree: How One  Girl Fought to Save Herself, Her Sister and Thousands of Girls Worldwide

An inspirational story of one girl who changed the minds of her elders, reformed traditions from the inside, and is creating a better future for girls and women throughout Africa Born in a ..

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Globalist: Peter Sutherland - His Life and Legacy, The

Peter Sutherland is probably the most influential Irish person ever and a key figure in world history over the past 25 years. Peter Sutherland was once described as having the best CV in the wo..

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