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Momo Freaks Out

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Momo Freaks Out

Samone Bos

Biography; Memoirs

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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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Images and Shadows: Part of a Life

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Images and Shadows: Part of a Life

Iris Origo

Biography; Autobiography: literary; European history

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The autobiography of Iris Origo, this book recounts her childhood divided between three different worlds, New York, Ireland... [more]

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Light Come Shining: The Transformations of Bob Dylan

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Light Come Shining: The Transformations of Bob Dylan

Andrew McCarron

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: religious & spiritual; Social, group or collective psychology

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Bob Dylan's frequent changes have led to a dizzying accumulation of masks. In this psychobiography, Andrew McCarron looks... [more]

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Arthur & Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

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Arthur & Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

Michael Sims

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph... [more]

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Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

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Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

Kapka Kassabova

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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When Kapka Kassabova was a child, the borderzone between Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece was rumoured to be an easier crossing... [more]

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Common Ground: A Political Life

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Common Ground: A Political Life

Justin Trudeau

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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The triumphs and tragedies of Canada's most charismatic politician [more]

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Charmed Life: The Phenomenal World of Philip Sassoon

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Charmed Life: The Phenomenal World of Philip Sassoon

Damian Collins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

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The story of a fascinating man who connected the great politicians, artists and thinkers at the height of British global power... [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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The Faith of William Shakespeare

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The Faith of William Shakespeare

Graham Holderness

Biography: religious & spiritual; Christianity

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Graham Holderness examines the evidence for Shakespeare's beliefs both from his life and key works. [more]

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In Other Words

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In Other Words

Jhumpa Lahiri

Biography; Prose: non-fiction

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A series of reflections on the author's experiences learning a new language and living abroad, in a dual-language edition... [more]

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And Then I Found Me

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And Then I Found Me

Noel Tovey

Biography; Biography: general

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Noel Tovey's previous memoir, Little Black Bastard (shortlisted for Victorian Premier's Prize for Indigenous Writing, Australian... [more]

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The Master: The John Fahey Story

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The Master: The John Fahey Story

John Fahey, Joy Ringrose

Biography: sport; Riding, showjumping & horsemanship

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<div><strong>This is the story of John Fahey, well known throughout Australia as The Master, an acknowledgement of his consummate... [more]

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Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

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Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

Daisy Dunn

Biography: literary; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: poetry & poets; History

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A biography of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome's first great poet, a dandy who fell in love with another man's wife and made... [more]

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And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East

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And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East

Richard Engel

Autobiography: general; History; Middle Eastern history; International relations; Press & journalism

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A riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, terrorism seen close up-sometimes dangerously so. [more]

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High Notes: Selected Writings of Gay Talese

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High Notes: Selected Writings of Gay Talese

Gay Talese

Biography; Literary essays; Reportage & collected journalism

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Selections from six decades of the illustrious career of Gay Talese, one of the most important nonfiction writers of our time,... [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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A House in Flanders

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A House in Flanders

Michael Jenkins

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Michael Jenkins' memoir of the summer of 1951, which he spent with his aunts in Flanders, and how it awoke him to the world... [more]

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The Girl Behind the Door: A Father's Quest to Understand His Daughter's Suicide

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The Girl Behind the Door: A Father's Quest to Understand His Daughter's...

John Brooks

Biography; Memoirs; Adoption; Advice on parenting

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Early one Tuesday morning John Brooks went to his teenage daughter's room. Casey was gone, but she had left a note: The car... [more]

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The Stranger in the Woods

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The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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The extraordinary story of a young man who chose to live in total isolation in the woods of Maine for 27 years [more]

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

Wendy Moore

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

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From the author of the No. 1 bestseller WEDLOCK, the story of two pioneering men of science, and a nation in thrall to mesmerism...... [more]

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Canaris: The Life and Death of Hitler's Spymaster

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Canaris: The Life and Death of Hitler's Spymaster

Michael Mueller

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Naval forces & warfare

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An outstanding look at the life of 'Hitler's spy master' Wilhelm Canaris [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

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It'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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The Poison Principle: A Memoir About Family Secrets and Literary Poisonings

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The Poison Principle: A Memoir About Family Secrets and Literary Poisonings...

Gail Bell

Biography; Memoirs; Crime & criminology; Medical toxicology

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Intricate, elegant, and beautifully realised, The Poison Principle is a masterful book about family secrets and literary poisonings.... [more]

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The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign

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The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign

Thomas Oliphant, Curtis Wilkie

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership

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A behind-the-scenes ... account of John F. Kennedy's ... campaign to the White House, beginning with his bold, failed attempt... [more]

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