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Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties

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Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties

Mike Marqusee

Biography: sport; Social & cultural history; Political activism; Boxing

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A classic book that traces Muhammad Ali's political development in the sixties. [more]

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Douglas Macarthur: American Warrior

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Douglas Macarthur: American Warrior

Arthur Herman

Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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The new, definitive life of General Douglas MacArthur from Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman. [more]

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

Antonia Fraser

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; History

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The long-lost 1978 diary charting Antonia Fraser and Harold Pinter's only visit to Israel is an enchanting document of a time,... [more]

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Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas de Quincey

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Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas de Quincey

Frances Wilson

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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'Life for De Quincey was either angels ascending on vaults of cloud or vagrants... [more]

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How to Make a French Family: A Memoir of Love, Food, and Faux Pas

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How to Make a French Family: A Memoir of Love, Food, and Faux Pas

Samantha Verant

Autobiography: general; Gender studies: women; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Say bonjour to a whole new way of life! Take one French widower, his two young children, and drop a former city girl from... [more]

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The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

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The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

Anna Holmwood

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Slumdog Millionaire - but for real! [more]

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Alice's Daughter: Lost Mission Child

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Alice's Daughter: Lost Mission Child

Jackie Ferro, Rhonda Collard-Spratt

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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‘My story is not about blame. It’s about sharing history that belongs to all of Australia. I needed a push, but... [more]

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Helen Haenke at Rockton: A Creative Life

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Helen Haenke at Rockton: A Creative Life

Helen Haenke

Biography; Biography: literary

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Rockton, one of Ipswich's historic homes and listed with the National Trust, was also home for many years to one of south-east... [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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A Long Way Home

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A Long Way Home

Saroo Brierley

Biography; Autobiography: general

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As a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home.... [more]

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Sex, Drugs and Asperger's Syndrome (ASD): A User Guide to Adulthood

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Sex, Drugs and Asperger's Syndrome (ASD): A User Guide to Adulthood

Luke Jackson

Autobiography: general; Health & Self-Help; Coping with disability

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Luke Jackson serves up a sparkling guide to young adulthood on the autism spectrum in this sequel to his best-selling Freaks,... [more]

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Forever Stardust: David Bowie Across the Universe

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Forever Stardust: David Bowie Across the Universe

Will Brooker

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Bowie the artist uniquely revealed across the recurring matrix of his life & creative work [more]

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Lenin the Dictator: An Intimate Portrait

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Lenin the Dictator: An Intimate Portrait

Victor Sebestyen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Marxism & Communism

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A new life of the creator of the world's first communist state [more]

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When We Rise: My Life in the Movement

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When We Rise: My Life in the Movement

Cleve Jones

Biography; Memoirs; Gay & Lesbian studies

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A personal memoir from a leading figure in the gay rights movement, and partial inspiration for the acclaimed mini-series... [more]

$32.99

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The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

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The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

Nicholas Tomalin, Ron Hall

Biography: general; Sailing; Travel & holiday

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The classic bestseller, the great sailing adventure story of Donald Crowhurst. Now a major motion picture. [more]

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The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible

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The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible

Chanan Tigay

Biography: general; Historical geography; Archaeology; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Geographical discovery & exploration

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From Chanan Tigay, a gripping account of one man's quest to find the oldest Bible in the world and solve the riddle of the... [more]

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Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre

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Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre...

Michael Knox Beran

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Bringing to life the ghastly ambiance of a vanished epoch, Murder by Candlelight presents a terrifying glimpse of the horror... [more]

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Primo Levi's Resistance

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Primo Levi's Resistance

Sergio Luzzato

Biography: literary; History

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No other Auschwitz survivor has been as literarily powerful as Primo Levi. Yet Levi was not only a victim or a witness. In... [more]

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Hitler's Art Thief

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Hitler's Art Thief

Susan Ronald

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Biography: historical, political & military; History

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Susan Ronald reveals in this book how Hildebrand Gurlitt succeeded in looting in the name of the Third Reich, duping the Monuments... [more]

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A Stranger in My Own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary

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A Stranger in My Own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary

Hans Fallada

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses. Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn... [more]

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Eye of the Beholder

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Eye of the Beholder

Laura J. Snyder

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Small-scale, secular & domestic scenes in art; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Fiction & Literature

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The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we see the world. [more]

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Dreams of a Refugee: From the Middle East to Mount Everest

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Dreams of a Refugee: From the Middle East to Mount Everest

Mostafa Salameh

Biography; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Islam; Climbing & mountaineering

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Dreams of a Refugee is the extraordinary story of Mostafa Salameh, born in Kuwait to Palestinian refugees. After a childhood... [more]

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Prick with a Fork: The World's Worst Waitress Spills the Beans

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Prick with a Fork: The World's Worst Waitress Spills the Beans

Larissa Dubecki

Biography; Memoirs; Humour

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&nbsp;Kitchen Confidential meets He Died With a Felafel in His Hand in this laugh-out-loud hilarious expose of the restaurant... [more]

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Mick Thomas: These are the Days: Stories and Songs

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Mick Thomas: These are the Days: Stories and Songs

Mick Thomas

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This is the autobiographical tale of an inspired and uniquely Australian creative force. It all starts with the songs: how... [more]

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To Hell and Back: A Policewoman's Story'

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To Hell and Back: A Policewoman's Story'

Carolyn Pethick

Biography; Memoirs

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To Hell and Back is a memoir detailing one policewoman's trials and tribulations working within the ranks of the Victorian... [more]

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