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Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOX..

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Rising Heart

'The best and the worst of our shared humanity...breathtaking and heartbreaking.' The Hon. Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO One woman's astonishing journey from unimaginable trauma to becoming a power f..

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River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey

'Riveting ... Providing a window into the upheaval in the church during the 1960s and 70s, Prejean's engrossing memoir also fleshes out how she rose to be an influential voice within the church before..

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Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Good-bye to All That (1895-1929)

The writer and poet Robert Graves suppressed virtually all of the poems he had published during and just after the First World War. Until his son, William Graves, reprinted almost all the Poems About ..

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Russian Roulette

Probably the greatest British novelist of his generation, Graham Greene's own story was as strange and compelling as those he told of Pinkie the Mobster, Harry Lime, or the Whisky Priest. A restless t..

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Rust: One woman's story of finding hope across the divide

When Eliese Goldbach was nine years old, she decided to become a Catholic nun. Twenty years later, with a Master's degree, she found herself making steel in the Rust Belt during the 2016 US election s..

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: a life

'A vivid account of a remarkable life' -The Washington Post In this bestselling comprehensive, revelatory biography - fifteen years of interviews and research in the making - historian Jane Sherr..

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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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Sam Bloom: Heartache & Birdsong

The follow-up to the ABIA award-winning, international bestselling sensation Penguin Bloom The heart-warming Australian story Penguin Bloom - the miraculous tale of a baby magpie that helped sa..

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Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma, A

The first of its kind: an exploration of one of the most mysterious countries in the world, as told by one of the first outsiders to access the country in its entirety For almost fifty years Burm..

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School of Restoration, The: The Story of One Ugandan Woman Who Has Given Hope to Hundreds of Female Survivors of War and Violence

'Beyond inspiring . . . This story of the redeeming power of educating girls and the restoration of traumatised lives is beautiful. The impact will be immeasurable.' Tim Costello AO Alice Achan ..

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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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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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Second Lives, Second Chances: A Surgeon's Stories of Transformation

The engrossing memoir of a plastic and reconstructive surgeon involved in groundbreaking and life-changing procedures. Through his work in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Donald Laub c..

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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 Diaries of Miss Anne Lister - Vol.2: No Priest But Love

ANNE LISTER IS THE INSPIRATION FOR GENTLEMAN JACK, THE ACCLAIMED BBC/HBO SERIES BY SALLY WAINWRIGHT, STARRING SURANNE JONES. 'The Lister diaries are the Dead Sea Scrolls of lesbian history..

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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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Secret Life of the Savoy, The

In 1889, Victorian impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte opened The Savoy, Britain's first luxury hotel. Allowing the rich to live like royalty, it attracted glamour, scandal and a cast of eccentric charact..

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Self-Portrait

I'm not a portrait painter. If I'm anything, I have always been an autobiographer. Self-Portrait reveals a life truly lived through art. In this short, intimate memoir, Celia Paul moves effortles..

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Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

'One woman's gloriously lyrical account of life and love as a shepherdess' MAIL ON SUNDAY 'Janet White's unfailingly enjoyable book . . . taps into a widespread feeling that we have become ..

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Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath And Ted Hughes

Is it ever possible to know 'the truth' about Sylvia Plath and her marriage to Ted Hughes, which ended with her suicide? In The Silent Woman, Janet Malcolm (author of Reading Chekhov, The Journalist a..

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Sisters of Auschwitz, The

WINNER of the Opzij Literature Prize 2019! During the Second World War two Jewish sisters - Janny and Lien Brilleslijper - run one of the largest hideaways in The Netherlands: The High Nes..

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Sisters of Auschwitz, The

Perfect for readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, The Choice and The Librarian of Auschwitz - this is the international bestselling and life-affirming true story of female bravery and surviving the h..

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Sleeping with Dogs: A Peripheral Autobiography

Sleeping with Dogs is the record of one man's passionate affection for the dog, rooted in his early childhood and lasting undiminished into his dotage. These were for the most part dogs discarded and ..

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Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia

This heartfelt memoir and travel story is about an idealistic young woman forced to confront the limitations of how much difference she can make in a country rich in culture but stark in its deprivati..

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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 I Used to Know

A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK Brave, illuminating and inspiring, Somebody I Used to Know is the first memoir ever written by someone living with dementia. What do you lose when you lose you..

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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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Splendid and the Vile, The

The #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers a startlingly fresh portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz. On Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister, Hitler invad..

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

It began with an armchair. It began with the surprise discovery of a stash of personal documents covered in swastikas that had been sewn into its cushion. The SS Officer's Armchair is the story of wha..

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Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics

An icon of the last fifty years, Stephen Hawking seems to encapsulate genius- not since Albert Einstein has a scientific figure held such a position in popular consciousness. In this enthralling memoi..

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Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work

In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This biography of the brilliant theoretical physicist and inspirational internati..

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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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Stories of the Sahara

The book that has captivated millions of Chinese readers, translated into English for the very first time. 'Hypnotic . . . A record of one person's fierce refusal to follow a path laid down for h..

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

A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman in Edo - now known as Tokyo - and a portrait of a great city on the brink of momentous change The daug..

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Summer (Seasons Quartet 4)

Summer is the fourth volume of the Seasons quartet, a collection of short prose and diaries written by a father for his youngest daughter, with stunning artwork by Anselm Kiefer. Your voice woke ..

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Sun Does Shine, The

OPRAH WINFREY'S BOOK CLUB SUMMER 2018 SELECTION **THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** 'Both Nelson Mandela and Ray Hinton emerged from their incarceration with a profound capacity to forgive...T..

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Sunshine: The Diary of a Lap Dancer

There are a lot of Ambers in the stripping world. And Aprils and Summers, and Skys and Rains. There are quite a few gems: Sapphires, Diamonds, Rubies and even an Amethyst. And exotic creatures: Tigers..

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Switched at Birth: My Life in Someone Else's World

I was accidentaly placed in the wrong cot the night I was born and did not discover this until I was fifty seven. The result is that I have lived a life that should have been someone else's and he liv..

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Sylvia Pankhurst

'It's impossible to summarise adequately a book so magnificent' Gerard DeGroot, The Times The definitive biography of Sylvia Pankhurst, a woman ahead of her times - political rebel, human rights..

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Tall Tales and Wee Stories

'Coming from Glasgow, it's weird, I don't really tell jokes, like Irish jokes and all that. I tell wee stories. And some of them don't even have punchlines. But you'll get used to it as the night goes..

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Tall Tales and Wee Stories: The Best of Billy Connolly

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Connolly's raucous run through his life is as furious, funny and foul-mouthed as you'd expect' Sunday Times In December 2018, after fifty years of be..

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Tap-Dancing Knife Thrower: my life -- without the boring bits, The

The icon and legend at last tells his story his way - without the boring bits Paul Hogan first appeared on our screens in 1971 as a 'tap dancing knife thrower' on channel 9's New Faces. The then fath..

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Tennyson and his Circle

Tennyson and His Circle by Lynne Truss. Tennysons ascendency as England's foremost poet coincided with one of the most significant inventions of the nineteenth century: photography. As Poet Laureate, ..

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

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There Will Be No Miracles Here: A memoir from the dark side of the American Dream

Casey Gerald's story begins at the end of the world: on New Year's Eve 1999, Casey gathers with the congregation of his grandfather's black evangelical church to witness the rapture. The journey that ..

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Thinking Again

Necrophilia is not one of my failings, but I do like graveyards and memorial stones and such... Following the publication In My Mind's Eye, her acclaimed first volume of diaries, a Radio 4 Book o..

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This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

The Sunday Times bestseller "Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable." Stephen Fry Welcome to 97-hour week..

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