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Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Freddie Mercury and Queen

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Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Freddie Mercury and Queen

Mark Blake

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Based on new interviews, the first behind-the-scenes narrative biography of one of the biggest and greatest rock bands of... [more]

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The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy Seal Sniper Corps and How I Trained America's Deadliest Marksmen

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The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy Seal Sniper Corps and How I Trained...

Brandon Webb

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Military history; Special & elite forces

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From training in Naval Special Operations, to combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, The Red Circle provides... [more]

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo and the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter, Sobel, a cloistered nun,... [more]

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Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back

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Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and...

Robert Levine

True crime; History: specific events & topics; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business & management; E-commerce: business aspects; Information technology industries

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Title is bracketed on title page and spine. [more]

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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations: Stranger Than Fiction

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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations: Stranger Than Fiction

Mike Holgate

Biography; True crime

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Fact proves far stranger than fiction in this collection of real-life crimes, scandals, tragedies and murders which either... [more]

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

Elliot Aronson

Biography; Autobiography: general; Social, group or collective psychology

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The life and times of one of the twentieth century's leading psychologists [more]

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Chagrin D'ecole

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Chagrin D'ecole

Daniel Pennac

Autobiography: literary; Languages & ESL

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Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power

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Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power

Robert Dallek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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In this epic and revelatory biography, a distinguished historian probes the lives and times of two unlikely leaders whose... [more]

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The Corfu Trilogy

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The Corfu Trilogy

Gerald Durrell

Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday

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Suitable for adults and children alike, this title includes three classic tales of childhood on an island paradise - My Family... [more]

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Le Chateau De Ma Mere

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Le Chateau De Ma Mere

Marcel Pagnol

Biography: literary; Language readers; Languages & ESL

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Le plus beau livre sur l'amitie enfantine: un matin de chasse dans les collines, Marcel rencontre le petit paysan., Lili des... [more]

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood

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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She is a Hit in Hollywood...

Paula Byrne

Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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A radical look at Jane Austen as you've never seen her - as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. Jane's World celebrates... [more]

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The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

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The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

Samer

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islam; Political oppression & persecution; Political activism; Advocate - Biography

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Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth. BBC was... [more]

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Drop the Ball: Expect Less from Yourself, Get More from Him, and Flourish at Work & Life

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Drop the Ball: Expect Less from Yourself, Get More from Him, and Flourish...

Tiffany Dufu

Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Advice on careers & achieving success

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An inspirational and insightful guide for women who want to get it all by doing less For women, a glass ceiling at work is... [more]

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On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life

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On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life

Lesley Blanch, Georgia de Chamberet

Biography; Biography: literary; Prose: non-fiction; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Travel writing; Advocate - Biography

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The story of a fascinating, bohemian - and, at times outrageous - life that spanned the twentieth century - the perfect book... [more]

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A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

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A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My...

Ayelet Waldman

Biography; Autobiography: general; Popular psychology

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A revealing, courageous, fascinating, and funny account of the author's experiment with microdoses of LSD in an effort to... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Advocate - Science

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry,... [more]

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Justice Denied

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Justice Denied

Bill Hosking, John Suter Linton

Biography; True stories; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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In this tell-all book, discover how the justice system works and why, at times, the innocent are convicted and the guilty... [more]

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Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years on

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Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years...

Mark Morri

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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John Cobby finally tells his story, 30 years after the murder of his wife, Anita. On 4 February 1986, John Cobby's life imploded.... [more]

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Scoundrel Days: A Memoir

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Scoundrel Days: A Memoir

Brentley Frazer

Biography; Memoirs; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects

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<div><strong>In Scoundrel Days Brentley Frazer tells the story of his youth - wild, disillusioned, impassioned and desolate.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

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Momo Freaks Out

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Momo Freaks Out

Samone Bos

Biography

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A long time ago, way before Facebook and Instagram, and when no one had even considered Snapchat, there were blogs. One day,... [more]

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A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West

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A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko...

Luke Harding

True crime; History; Crime & criminology; Espionage & secret services

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1st November 2006: Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty-two days later he dies, killed from... [more]

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Call of the Outback: The Remarkable Story of Ernestine Hill, Nomad, Adventurer and Trailblazer

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Call of the Outback: The Remarkable Story of Ernestine Hill, Nomad, Adventurer...

Marianne Van Velzen

Biography

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The incredible life story of the original nomadic writer, Ernestine Hill, evoking a larger-than-life personality, exotic landscapes,... [more]

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Juliet's Answer

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Juliet's Answer

Glenn Dixon

Memoirs; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Family & relationships; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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In fair Verona, where we lay our scene ...<br /><br />When Glenn Dixon is... [more]

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The Green Bell

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The Green Bell

Paula Keogh

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Advocate - Australian Biography

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It&rsquo;s 1972 in Canberra. Michael Dransfield is being treated for a drug addiction; Paula Keogh is delusional and grief-stricken.... [more]

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Bill Gibson: Pioneering Bionic Ear Surgeon

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Bill Gibson: Pioneering Bionic Ear Surgeon

Tina K. Allen

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering

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'Professor Bill Gibson is an outstanding man, a great humanitarian and deserving of this well-researched biography about his... [more]

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