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The Book of Forgotten Authors

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

Christopher Fowler

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

Hardback

99 forgotten authors, their forgotten books, and their unforgettable stories [more]

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Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars, religious persecution, piracy

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Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars,...

Judith John

Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

'Divorced, beheaded, died, Divorced, beheaded, survived.' - Rhyme describing the fates of Henry VIII's wives Beginning... [more]

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Journal d'Anne Frank

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Journal d'Anne Frank

Anne Frank

Memoirs; Languages & ESL

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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

$29.99

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

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Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks

Robin Elizabeth

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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What happens when a mother says she isn't okay, and nobody's listening? What happens when postnatal depression goes undiagnosed?... [more]

$19.95

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

A. Scott Berg

Biography; Biography: literary

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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Res Gestae: Things Done

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Res Gestae: Things Done

Naida Haxton

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Feminist catch cries of the mid-1900s included invocations for freedom of choice and equality with men. [more]

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Quentin Kenihan

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Coping with disability

Paperback

Quentin Kenihan is living proof that superheroes don't need capes, just the right attitude. FOREWORD BY RAY MARTIN [more]

$32.99

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

Paperback

An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [more]

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The Man with the Golden Typewriter: Ian Fleming's James Bond Letters

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The Man with the Golden Typewriter: Ian Fleming's James Bond Letters

Fergus Fleming

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

Paperback

The witty and engaging letters of the man who created the world's most famous spy--James Bond. [more]

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Nearer the Heart's Desire: Poets of the Rubaiyat: A Dual Biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald

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Nearer the Heart's Desire: Poets of the Rubaiyat: A Dual Biography of Omar...

Robert D. Richardson

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

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Weaving together the biographies of two poets separated by some eight-hundred years, Robert Richardson brings to life one... [more]

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Charlotte Bront: A Fiery Heart

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Charlotte Bront: A Fiery Heart

Claire Harman

Biography; Autobiography: literary

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On the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Bronte's birth, the definitive biography of this extraordinary novelist, by acclaimed... [more]

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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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My Salute to Five Bells

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My Salute to Five Bells

John Olsen

Art & Architecture; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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My Salute to Five Bells by John Olsen charts the journey of one of Australia's greatest living artists at work on the biggest... [more]

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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land

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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land

Professor Robert Crawford (CIBA-Geigy Pharmaceuticals Horsham UK)

Biography; Biography: literary

Hardback

<br />On the fiftieth anniversary of the death of T. S. Eliot, the award-winning biographer Robert Crawford presents us... [more]

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Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator

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Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and...

Jean Findlay

Biography; Biography: literary

Hardback

While Scott Moncrieff's work has shaped our understanding of one of the finest novels of the twentieth century, he has remained... [more]

$54.95  $18.00

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The Skeleton Cupboard: The making of a clinical psychologist

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The Skeleton Cupboard: The making of a clinical psychologist

Tanya Byron

Biography; Memoirs; Clinical psychology

Paperback

Tanya Byron shares powerful stories from her final years of training as a clinical psychologist. [more]

$29.99  $6.00

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The Boys In The Boat

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The Boys In The Boat

Daniel James Brown

Biography; Biography: sport; Olympic games; Rowing

Hardback

An epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin [more]

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

Ira B. Nadel

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal Mamet's ideas on writing, acting, and directing,... [more]

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Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal Family

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Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal...

Reader's Digest

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The Reader's Digest Magazine has a long and close association with the Royal Family. This book, reproduced from the magazine... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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In God's Name

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In God's Name

David A. Yallop

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

The revised new edition of the searing investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I that has sold over 6 million copies.... [more]

$30.95  $10.00

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Marjane Satrapi

Biography; Biography: general; Gender studies: women

Paperback

An intelligent and outspoken only child, Satrapi--the daughter of radical Marxists and the great-granddaughter of Iran's last... [more]

$27.95

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How To Make Gravy

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How To Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

Over four nights the author performed, in alphabetical order, one hundred of his songs from the previous three decades. In... [more]

$24.99

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Monash: As Military Commander

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Monash: As Military Commander

Peter Pedersen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Warfare & defence; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

Dr Peter Pedersen's scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia's best known military leader.... [more]

$34.99

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Lady Sings the Blues

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Lady Sings the Blues

Billie Holiday

Music; Jazz; Blues; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Originally published: Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1956. [more]

$22.99

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