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Autobiography: general

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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

Anne Glenconner

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: royalty; Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Biography

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The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and... [more]

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

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Born at the Right Time: A Memoir

Ron McCallum

Biography; Autobiography: general; Disability: social aspects

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Ron McCallum has been blind from birth. When he was a child, many blind people spent their lives making baskets in sheltered... [more]

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Little One

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Little One

Peter Papathanasiou

Biography; Autobiography: general

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A moving and compelling memoir of family and place, as Peter traces his parents' journey to Australia. [more]

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

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And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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North Korea Journal

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North Korea Journal

Michael Palin

Photographic reportage; Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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THE BOOK BEHIND THE HIT CHANNEL 5 DOCUMENTARYA glimpse of life inside the world's most secretive country, as told by Britain's... [more]

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The Writing on the Wall

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The Writing on the Wall

Juliet Rieden

Biography; Autobiography: general; European history; Second World War

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The story of an Australian journalist's quest to uncover the tragic Holocaust history of her father and his family. [more]

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Myself When Young

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Myself When Young

Henry Handel Richardson

Biography; Autobiography: general

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The unfinished autobiography of one of the great Australian novelists-Henry Handel Richardson, the pen name of Ethel F. Lindesay... [more]

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King of Fashion: The autobiography of Paul Poiret

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King of Fashion: The autobiography of Paul Poiret

Paul Poiret

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Autobiography: general

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From his humble Parisian childhood, to his debut as a couturier, to his experiences during World War I, couturier Paul Poiret... [more]

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

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The Oldest Student at the Sorbonne

Russell J Hodge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: business & industry; Memoirs; Legal profession: general

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This is the story of Russell Hodge, a high-powered lawyer and family man and his struggle with mental illness, meaning and... [more]

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Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

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Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

Haben Girma

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general; Coping with disability

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The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from... [more]

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Just Kids illustrated

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Just Kids illustrated

Patti Smith

Music; Autobiography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Patti's Smith's exquisite prose is generously illustrated in this full-color edition of her classic coming-of-age memoir,... [more]

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My Name Is Why

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My Name Is Why

Lemn Sissay

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Social discrimination

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A memoir with a message - about growing up in care and finding hope, determination and creativity - from British poet and... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Children's & Educational

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The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope [more]

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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

Kate Harris

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Geographical discovery & exploration; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Lands of Lost Borders is illuminating, heart-warming, and hopeful in its suggestion that we will explore not to conquer but... [more]

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering

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Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural...

Bernie Shakeshaft, James Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Homelessness; Social work

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A thought-provoking and heart-warming story of how one man (and his working dogs) is giving rural kids, on their last chance,... [more]

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice

Jessica White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Audiology & otology; Coping with disability

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice is a work of creative non-fiction that details the author's experiences of deafness after... [more]

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia...

Ross Smith

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

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This book tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of (Sir) Ross Smith.... [more]

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The Killer Across the Table

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The Killer Across the Table

John Douglas, Mark Olshaker

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime

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`John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement... [more]

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Biography; Autobiography: general; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

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A passionate argument for female empowerment by Melinda Gates, one of the world's most admired and respected women. [more]

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

Sunita Puri

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Medicine

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The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor. [more]

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's...

Ranulph Fiennes

Biography; Autobiography: general; Geographical discovery & exploration; Climbing & mountaineering

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. [more]

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: literary

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices is a charming evocation of the adventures Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins experienced... [more]

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The Upside

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The Upside

Abdel Sellou

Biography; Autobiography: general; Coping with disability

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Now a major motion picture starring Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman, the uplifting tale of an unlikely friendship between... [more]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general

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A witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir. [more]

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