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Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

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Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

Larry Tye

Biography: general; History

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the author of Satchel comes an in-depth, vibrant, and measured biography about the most complex... [more]

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Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

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Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

Roberto Saviano

Biography; True crime

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The explosive international bestseller [more]

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The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire

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The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire...

Laura Claridge

Biography; Biography: literary

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An intimate and often surprising biography, The Lady with the Borzoi is the story of an ambitious, seductive, and impossibly... [more]

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The Extraordinary Life of Pikelet

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The Extraordinary Life of Pikelet

Calley Gibson

Biography; Memoirs; Dogs as pets; Advocate - Australian Biography

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All it took for a tiny, no-name pup from the pound was someone to believe in him - and save him from death row - and an internet... [more]

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Not Your Average Nurse: From 1970s London to Outback Australia, the True Story of an Unlikely Girl and an Extraordinary Career

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Not Your Average Nurse: From 1970s London to Outback Australia, the True...

Maggie Groff

Biography; Memoirs; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Nursing

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To a young girl the life of a student nurse sounds exciting, but with long hours and short shrift it's never easy. So when... [more]

$34.99

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Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

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Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

Andrew Forsthoefel

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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<div>A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a cross-country trek told through the stories of the people of all ages,... [more]

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South and West: From a Notebook

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South and West: From a Notebook

Joan Didion

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Literary essays; Travel writing

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From one of the most important chroniclers of our time, come two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks-writings... [more]

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Notes on Blindness: A Journey Through the Dark

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Notes on Blindness: A Journey Through the Dark

John M Hull

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with disability

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Days before the birth of his first son, writer and academic John M. Hull started to go blind. He would lose his sight entirely,... [more]

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China Baby Love: An Australian Grandmother's Life Changing Mission to Help China's Orphans

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China Baby Love: An Australian Grandmother's Life Changing Mission to Help...

Jane Hutcheon

Biography; Memoirs; Child abuse; Child welfare

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In 1997 Linda McCarthy Shum had a stable teaching career and a happy marriage with beloved partner Greg. Living in regional... [more]

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Cold Vein: the 2017 Finch Memoir Prize Winner

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Cold Vein: the 2017 Finch Memoir Prize Winner

Anne Tonner

Biography; Eating disorders & therapy; Coping with eating disorders

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Synopsis coming soon... [more]

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Expecting: The Inner Life of Pregnancy

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Expecting: The Inner Life of Pregnancy

Chitra Ramaswamy

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help

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Expecting takes the reader on a physical, emotional, philosophical and artistic odyssey through pregnancy. A memoir exploring... [more]

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My Life with Wagner

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My Life with Wagner

Christian Thielemann

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

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An enchanting account of the great and controversial composer Richard Wagner, by an artist immersed in his music. [more]

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Thatcher Stole My Trousers

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Thatcher Stole My Trousers

Alexei Sayle

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Memoirs; Marxism & Communism; Humour

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In 1971 Alexei Sayle, raised by communist parents in 1950s Liverpool set out to find his fortune in London. [more]

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The Age of Bowie: How David Bowie Made a World of Difference

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The Age of Bowie: How David Bowie Made a World of Difference

Paul Morley

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

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The 10th January, 2016 will no doubt resonate with David Bowie fans across the globe from now on. The world was shocked to... [more]

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Dilly: The Man Who Broke Enigmas

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Dilly: The Man Who Broke Enigmas

Mavis Batey

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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A brand new Dialogue Espionage... [more]

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A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in a Skip

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A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in a Skip

Alexander Masters

Biography; Biography: general; Diaries, letters & journals

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Unique, transgressive and as funny as its subject, A Life Discarded has all the suspense of a murder mystery. Written with... [more]

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Mikhail Bulgakov: Critical Lives

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Mikhail Bulgakov: Critical Lives

Julie Curtis

Biography: literary

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This is an absorbing account of the life and work of one of Russia's most inventive and exuberant novelists and playwrights.... [more]

$29.99

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Arthur Koestler: Critical Lives

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Arthur Koestler: Critical Lives

Edward Saunders

Biography: literary

Paperback

This book offers a fresh and unbiased account of the life and work of an enigmatic, challenging writer who continues to polarize... [more]

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

Donald Sturrock

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A revelatory collection of letters from the nation's favourite storyteller. [more]

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The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Pioneer's Correspondence

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The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Pioneer's Correspondence...

William Anderson, Laura Ingalls Wilder

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Available for the first time and collected in one volume, the letters of one of America&rsquo;s most beloved authors, The... [more]

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The Moth: All These Wonders

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The Moth: All These Wonders

Catherine Burns

Biography; Memoirs; True stories; Anthologies (non-poetry); Advocate - Biography

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From storytelling phenomenon The Moth: a collection about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best stories... [more]

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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins

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Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins...

Garry Kasparov

Memoirs; Social forecasting, future studies; Artificial intelligence; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Chess; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Garry Kasparov gives his first public account of his landmark 1997 chess match with the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue, and explains... [more]

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Paul McCartney: The Biography

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Paul McCartney: The Biography

Philip Norman

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

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Illuminating biography of legendary composer, musician and performer Paul McCartney. [more]

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My Idol Years

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My Idol Years

Mark Holden

Television; Rock & Pop music; Biography; Memoirs

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From Carnation Kid and early pop stardom, to LA songsmith and actor, to producer and manager, to Idol judge, to barrister,... [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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A provocative and heartfelt new book from the brain surgeon and bestselling author of DO NO HARM [more]

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