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Room to Dream

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Room to Dream

David Lynch, Kristine McKenna

Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary film-maker David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks [more]

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

Thomas Harding

Biography; True crime

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'Meticulous and gripping' Philippe Sands'An In Cold Blood for our time - a brilliant an unflinching anatomy of a murder that... [more]

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

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Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

Pramod Kapoor

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

<div><strong>A champion of civil rights and a leading light in India's struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... [more]

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Theft by Finding: Diaries: Volume One

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Theft by Finding: Diaries: Volume One

David Sedaris

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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*A new roundup of personal essays from the #1 bestselling writer Time named America's Favorite Humorist. [more]

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A Tear in the Soul

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A Tear in the Soul

Amanda Webster

Biography; Memoirs

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An honest and deeply personal story of how a privileged white woman deals with the realisation that the children she grew... [more]

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the World

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Victoria: The Queen - An Intimate Biography of the Woman who Changed the...

Julia Baird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the world&rsquo;s most influential, intriguing... [more]

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

Hardback

Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir... [more]

$39.99

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

Adrian Tinniswood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

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'A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. [more]

$27.99

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Roxane Gay

Biography; Literary essays

Paperback

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning... [more]

$22.99

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

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Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Lyndall Gordon

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

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An exciting and provocative look at the women who wrote the novels that changed the literary world - Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte,... [more]

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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840

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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840

Philip Dwyer

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Advocate - History

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The final volume of the critically acclaimed and groundbreaking trilogy chronicling the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, one of... [more]

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The Spy Who Changed History: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America's Top Secrets

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The Spy Who Changed History: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won...

Svetlana Lokhova

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Advocate - History

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On the trail of Soviet infiltrator Agent Bleriot, Svetlana Lokhova takes the reader on a thrilling journey through Stalin's... [more]

$32.99

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An Odyssey: A Father, A Son and an Epic

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An Odyssey: A Father, A Son and an Epic

Daniel Mendelsohn

Biography; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Travel writing

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017 From the award-winning, best-selling writer: a deeply... [more]

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram: A compelling story of courage and endurance in the Second World War

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram: A compelling story of courage and endurance...

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary - and never before told - story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps... [more]

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Calypso

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Calypso

David Sedaris

Biography; Humour; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

The long-awaited new collection of stories from David Sedaris, America's favourite humourist. [more]

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Neurosurgery; Advocate - Biography

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The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling new memoir from the brain surgeon and author of DO NO HARM [more]

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Robin

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Robin

Dave Itzkoff

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one... [more]

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The Gift of Anger

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The Gift of Anger

Arun Gandhi

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The moving, often irreverent, story of Arun's years growing up at the iconic Sevagram ashram provides the setting for the... [more]

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

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Trump/Russia: A Definitive History

Seth Hettena

Biography: business & industry; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; International relations; Advocate - History

Paperback

Uncovering the sordid history of the decades-long association between Donald Trump and Russia. [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

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

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

Paul Theroux

Memoirs; Literary essays; Travel writing

Paperback

A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose. [more]

$32.99

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