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Queen for All Seasons: A Celebration of Queen Elizabeth II on her Platinum Jubilee, A

A sparkling celebration of our much-loved Queen Elizabeth II for her Platinum Jubilee including special writings and illuminating insights around key moments in her 70-year reign, introduced and edite..

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Queen, The

The magisterial life of the woman whose family's personal intrigues, romances and political rivalries have shaped much of post-war British history. An elegant and magisterial new biography of H..

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Radical Wordsworth:Poet Who Changed the World

A Times and Sunday Times Best Book of 2020 'Radical Wordsworth deserves to take its place as the finest modern introduction to his work, life and impact' Financial Times 'Richly repays readi..

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Reacher Guy: The Authorised Biography of Lee Child, The

'A biography as gripping as one of Lee Child's own bestsellers' Ian Rankin 'Very enjoyable' The Times 'Vivid and entertaining' Telegraph Lee Child is the enigmatic powerhouse..

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Real Beatrix Potter

The Real Beatrix Potter is a fascinating and revealing biography of one of the world's most cherished children's authors. Beatrix Potter's famous little white books have enchanted generations of young..

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Real Estate

Fearless and essential - the highly anticipated final instalment in Deborah Levy's critically acclaimed 'Living Autobiography' Following the international critical and commercial success of The C..

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Real Estate

Fearless and essential - the highly anticipated final instalment in Deborah Levy's critically acclaimed 'Living Autobiography' Following the international critical and commercial success of The C..

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Reason I Jump: one boy's voice from the silence of autism

The No. 1 Sunday Times and internationally bestselling account of life as a child with autism, now a documentary film Winner of Best Documentary and Best Sound in the British Independent Film Awards 2..

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Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

This book features interviews with 10 master navigators who trained under Mau Piailug (1932-2010), the legendary teacher of traditional, non-instrument wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging acros..

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Rebel Chef

In Rebel Chef, three-Michelin starred chef Dominique Crenn reflects on her untraditional coming of age as a chef, from her life in France where she found it near impossible to be a female chef in a ma..

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Rebel: The extraordinary story of a childhood in the 'Children of God' cult

Rebel tells the story of Faith, a woman who grew up in the Children of God cult (known latterly as The Family). Now in her forties with two teenage children of her own, Faith's first-person narrative ..

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Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath

The first biography of this great and tragic poet that takes advantage of a wealth of new material, this is an unusually balanced, comprehensive and definitive life of Sylvia Plath.Determined not to r..

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Red Herrings for Breakfast

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Renegades: Born in the USA

Two long-time friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly-produced expansion ..

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

From her start in Depression-era New York, to her final days at the pinnacle of the American legal system, Ruth Bader Ginsburg defied convention, blazing a trail that helped bring greater equality to ..

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Salt Path, The

Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years is terminally ill, their home is taken away and they lose their livelihood. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and ..

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Sanctuary

'A lyrical, deep, funny, eyes-wide-open, ultimately comforting book. I adored it, and - if you are searching for how to live in a broken world - so will you' - Lucy Kalanithi 'A book of rar..

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Scourge of War: The Life of William Tecumseh Sherman, The

William Tecumseh Sherman, a West Point graduate and veteran of the Seminole War, became one of the best-known generals in the Civil War. His March to the Sea, which resulted in a devastated swath of t..

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Sea State

'Sea State marks the arrival of a gifted and exciting new voice' Jon McGregor, author of Reservoir 13 A candid examination of the life of North Sea oil riggers, and an explosive portrayal of masc..

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Sea State

A candid examination of the life of North Sea oil riggers, and an explosive portrayal of masculinity, loneliness and female desire. In her mid-30s and sprung out of a terrible relationship, Tab..

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Search For Belonging, A : A story about race, identity, belonging and displacement

'Absorbing...revealing and affecting. There are pleasures here, and lessons to be learnt, whatever colour you are' - The Sunday Times 'Michael Fuller is an extraordinary man with a remarkable and..

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Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken

The Sunday Times bestseller. 'Eye-opening, damning and hilarious' Tim Shipman, author of All Out War and Fall Out. "I'm a barrister, a job which requires the skills of a social worker, relat..

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Secret Doctor, The

'We, as GPs, are just one cog in the NHS. Just one of many, many cogs, all with a shared vision of saving lives. A vision, I should add, that is shared in - and out - of any crisis.' Here is an ..

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Secret Life of Dorothy Soames, The

Growing up with a volatile and obsessive mother, Justine Cowan couldn't get far enough away. It was only after her mother died that she found herself pulling at the threads of a story half-told - her ..

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Self-Contained: Scenes from a single life

There is a piece of cod-wisdom regularly dispensed to single women: romance will arrive when you least expect it. I had assumed it would also make its own travel arrangements too. Emma Jo..

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SEX/LIFE

One woman's secret journal completely changes her marriage in this hilarious and biting memoir - the inspiration for the Netflix Original Series. School psychologists aren't supposed to wr..

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Shackleton

An authoritative biography of Sir Ernest Shackleton from polar adventurer Ranulph Fiennes. In 1915, Sir Ernest Shackleton's attempt to traverse the Antarctic was cut short when his ship, Enduranc..

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Shanghai Acrobat

For readers of Mao's Last Dancer comes the inspiring true story of a world-famous acrobat who escaped communist China to begin a new life in Australia. Jingjing Xue was born in China in the 1950..

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Shape of Sound

A vivid and essential memoir of deafness, disability and identity by Australian writer Fiona Murphy I am still unlearning the habit of secrecy. And yet, whenever somebody discovers that I am deaf..

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She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs

Dolly Parton is the reigning queen of country music, an iconic artist in command of her own career and image, and a thriving business empire to boot. But her rise was not an easy one: born into povert..

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Short History of Falling, A: Everything I Observed About Love Whilst Dying

A Short History of Falling - like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and When Breath Becomes Air - is a searingly beautiful, profound and unforgettable memoir that finds light and even humour in the d..

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Signs of Life: To the Ends of the Earth with a Doctor

They say that being a good doctor boils down to just four things: Shut up, listen, know something, care. The same could be said for life on the road, too. When Stephen Fabes left his job as a ju..

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Signs of Life: To the Ends of the Earth with a Doctor

They say that being a good doctor boils down to just four things: Shut up, listen, know something, care. The same could be said for life on the road, too. When Stephen Fabes left his job as ..

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Silence Between Us:  Mother and Daughter's Conversation Through Suicide and into Life

The Silence Between Us is a raw and original double memoir tracing a mother and daughter as they try to understand and rebuild their relationship after the daughter's suicide attempt. Because Oc..

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Silver Swan: In Search of Doris Duke

"Men who inherit great wealth are respected, but women who do the same are ridiculed. In The Silver Swan, Sallie Bingham rescues Doris Duke from this gendered prison and shows us just how brave, rebel..

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Sitting Pretty:  View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting-pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body tha..

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Six dogs and a Volkswagen

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Slug: from the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me

'One of the best poets we have' MATT HAIG 'She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love' KAE TEMPEST 'Hollie always articulates exactly how I feel' CHARLY COX ..

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Smallest Lights In The Universe, The

In The Smallest Lights in the Universe, MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager interweaves the story of her search for meaning and solace after losing her first husband to cancer, her unflagging search for an..

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So Brightly at the Last: Clive James and the Passion for Poetry

In this offbeat and affectionate poetic biography, Jimi Hendrix, Princess Diana and Syria's Asma Al-Assad rub shoulders with Auden, Eliot and Shelley, and with the Trouser Thief Clive met during ten l..

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Solitude & Company: A True Account of the Life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Prize-winning journalist SILVANA PATERNOSTRO grew up in Barranquilla, Colombia, home to Garcia Marquez's fabled literary group, La Cueva. In 1999, she was selected by Time/CNN as one of "Fifty Latin A..

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Somebody's Daughter

'Ashley Ford's prose is glass: so clear, sharp and smooth that the reader sees, in vivid focus, her complicated childhood, brilliant mind, and golden heart. The gravity and urgency of Somebody's Daugh..

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Sontag: Her Life

Susan Sontag was our last great literary star. Her brilliant, serious mind combined with her striking image, her rigorous intellectualism and her ground-breaking inquiries into what was then seen as '..

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Soul of a Woman

The wise, warm, defiant new book from literary legend Isabel Allende - a meditation on power, feminism and what it means to be a woman An Independent, Guardian and Grazia Highlight for 2021 ..

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Splendid and the Vile:  Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Every time Churchill took to the airwaves it was as if he were injecting adrenaline-soaked courage directly into the British people ... Larson tells the story of..

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SS Officer's Armchair: In Search of a Hidden Life

A historical detective story and a gripping account of one historian's hunt for answers as he delves into the surprising life of an ordinary Nazi officer. The gripping account of one historian's ..

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Still Life: A Memoir, A

'A manifesto for recalibrating' DAILY MAIL 'I can't think of many books where the reader feels so passionately on the side of the narrator' Guardian 'Full of kindness, A Still Life will make you a..

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Stories of Hope

Heather Morris, author of the internationally bestselling novels The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's Journey, grew up on a farm in rural New Zealand. On her way back across the paddocks from school..

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Story of Beatrix Potter: Her Enchanting Work and Surprising Life

This highly illustrated biography looks at the iconic work and fascinating life of one of our national treasures - Beatrix Potter. This illustrated biography of the beloved writer has been a strong se..

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Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Woman's Life in Nineteenth-Century Japan

A groundbreaking new history of Edo, now modern-day Tokyo, that will change our understanding of Japanese history, placing women's lives back in the historical picture Shortlisted for the Baillie..

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Sunshine and Laughter:  Story of Morecambe & Wise

The story of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise - British television's most iconic double act. The unique story of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise - British television's most iconic double act. '..

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