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Hunter S. Thompson: The Last Interview

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Hunter S. Thompson: The Last Interview

Hunter S. Thompson

Biography: general

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A carefully selected volume of rare (and in some cases never-before-published) conversations with the iconic writer, thinker,... [more]

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

Jack Ewing

True crime; Business & Economics; International business; Road vehicle manufacturing industry

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When news of Volkswagen's clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight,... [more]

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Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography

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Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography

Patrick Barclay

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports teams & clubs; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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The Man Who Made A Football ClubSir Matt Busby, who took Manchester United to unprecedented glory before seeing the club through... [more]

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City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir

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City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir

Paul French

True crime; Fiction & Literature; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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A spellbinding and dramatic account of Shanghai's lawless 1930s and two of its most notorious criminals, by the author of... [more]

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Granta 143: After the Fact

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Granta 143: After the Fact

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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What happens on the ground once the news cycle moves on? This issue of Granta looks at what comes next. [more]

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Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian, My Story of Rescue, Hope and Triumph

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Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian, My Story of Rescue, Hope and Triumph...

Yusra Mardini

Biography; Autobiography: sport; Refugees & political asylum; Swimming & diving

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The awe-inspiring true story of Yusra Mardini, Syrian refugee and Olympic swimmer. [more]

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West Winging It

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West Winging It

Pat Cunnane

Biography: general; History

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The West Wing meets The Office in this fresh and funny exclusive look into President Barack Obama's years in the White House,... [more]

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Patrick Melrose Volume 1: Never Mind, Bad News and Some Hope

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Patrick Melrose Volume 1: Never Mind, Bad News and Some Hope

Edward St Aubyn

Autobiography: literary; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Patrick Melrose Volume 1 is a story of abuse, addiction and recovery. It introduces a character like no other, on a journey... [more]

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Patrick Melrose Volume 2: Mother's Milk / At Last (Omnibus)

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Patrick Melrose Volume 2: Mother's Milk / At Last (Omnibus)

Edward St Aubyn

Autobiography: literary; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Patrick Melrose is now a husband and father, but his family's dark past still stalks his present and threatens his hope for... [more]

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Dante: The Story of His Life

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Dante: The Story of His Life

Marco Santagata

Biography; Biography: literary; European history; Medieval history

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Marco Santagata illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan.... [more]

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures among the Powerful

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Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures among the Powerful

Daniel Levin

Memoirs; Social interaction; Politics & government; International relations; Political corruption; Advocate - Politics

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'Brilliant observations on the anthropology of power. You will laugh aloud and you won't put it down' Daniel Kahneman<br /><br... [more]

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini...

Caroline Moorehead

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Terrorism, armed struggle

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His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. She... [more]

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The Motherhood

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The Motherhood

Jamila Rizvi

Biography; Feminism & feminist theory; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Miss Ex-Yugoslavia

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Miss Ex-Yugoslavia

Sofija Stefanovic

Biography; Migration, immigration & emigration

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Unpolished Gem with a touch of Stasiland: a funny, dark and tender memoir about growing up between the lunacy of Yugoslavia&rsquo;s... [more]

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Staying: A Memoir

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Staying: A Memoir

Jessie Cole

Biography; Memoirs

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As children, Jessie Cole and her brother Jake ran wild, free to roam their rainforest home as they pleased. They had each... [more]

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Martha Needle: Spellbinding story of Australia's most infamous femme fatale

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Martha Needle: Spellbinding story of Australia's most infamous femme fatale...

Brian Williams

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The extraordinary Martha Needle was not only the most treacherous poisoner in Australian history - she clearly stands out... [more]

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Gunter Grass

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Gunter Grass

Julian Preece

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Gunter Grass is the first biographical study in English of this Nobel Prize-winning writer. [more]

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Leonard Bernstein

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Leonard Bernstein

Paul R. Laird

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

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Drawing on over thirty years of study, leading scholar Paul R. Laird describes Bernstein's work as a conductor, composer,... [more]

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The Epic Voyages of Maud Berridge: The seafaring diaries of a Victorian lady

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The Epic Voyages of Maud Berridge: The seafaring diaries of a Victorian...

Sally Berridge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Shipping industries; Ships & shipping: general interest

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Maud Berridge (1845-1907) was the wife of a Master Mariner, and she travelled with him on at least five occasions (1869, 1880,... [more]

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Matchstick Man

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Matchstick Man

Julia Kelly

Biography; Memoirs; Coping with illness

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An unforgettable account of living with Alzheimer's Disease by the partner of a brilliant artist whose mind is collapsing.... [more]

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MI5 and Me: A Coronet Among the Spooks

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MI5 and Me: A Coronet Among the Spooks

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

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From the bestselling author comes a beguiling comic memoir about a young woman who discovers her father is a spy (and was... [more]

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The Perpetual Refugee: Images of a Holocaust Child

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The Perpetual Refugee: Images of a Holocaust Child

Paul Kraus

Biography; The Holocaust

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Paul Kraus is a survivor and survival is a theme which runs throughout his searing memoir, as it ran through his own life.... [more]

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Tell Me I'm Okay: A Doctor's Story

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Tell Me I'm Okay: A Doctor's Story

David Bradford

Biography; Medical profession

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&lsquo;Throughout my years of practice, people have often asked me why I decided to specialise in sexual health. The question... [more]

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Born to Run

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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

Paperback

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

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Street-Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties

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Street-Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties

Tariq Ali

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political activism

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One of the world's best-known radicals relives the early years of the protest movement [more]

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