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Counting One's Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

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Counting One's Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen...

William Shawcross

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history

Paperback

The Queen Mother's witty, entertaining and insightful correspondence, published together for the first time. [more]

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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

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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

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

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

Retha M. Warnicke

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Gender studies: women

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This fascinating study delves into the lives of six Tudor women celebrated for their reputed wickedness. Collected here are... [more]

$63.95  $20.00

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . . [more]

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

Elliot Aronson

Biography; Autobiography: general; Social, group or collective psychology

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The life and times of one of the twentieth century's leading psychologists [more]

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Stalin's Children: Three Generations of Love, War, and Survival

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Stalin's Children: Three Generations of Love, War, and Survival

Owen Matthews

Biography; European history

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A transcendent history/memoir of one family's always passionate, sometimes tragic connection to Russia. Owen Matthews, Newsweek... [more]

$27.95  $10.00

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Autobiography of a Yogi: Reprint of the Philosophical Library 1946 First Edition

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Autobiography of a Yogi: Reprint of the Philosophical Library 1946 First...

Paramahansa Yogananda

Autobiography: general; Religion & beliefs

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This is a new edition, featuring previously unavailable material, of a true spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi, one... [more]

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White King: Charles I - Traitor, Murderer, Martyr

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White King: Charles I - Traitor, Murderer, Martyr

Leanda de Lisle

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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Charles I's reign is one of the most dramatic in history, yet Charles the man remains elusive. In this portrait -- informed... [more]

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Bring the Noise: The Jurgen Klopp Story

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Bring the Noise: The Jurgen Klopp Story

Raphael Honigstein

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

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Jurgen Klopp's coaching career began in the German second tier at the unfashionable club of FSV Mainz 05, whom he steered... [more]

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White Nights: A Colombian Odyssey

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White Nights: A Colombian Odyssey

Austin Galt

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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A young Aussie goes behind the drug smuggling lines in deadly beautiful Colombia. [more]

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The Stripper Next Door

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The Stripper Next Door

Emma Lea Corbett

Biography; Biography: general; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Living as a university student by day and a stripper by night, this is a memoir written in a fun style with an insight into... [more]

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All-American Murder

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All-American Murder

James Patterson

Biography; Biography: sport; True crime; American football

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Aaron Hernandez was a college football All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later reached the Super... [more]

$32.99

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The Road Not Taken

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The Road Not Taken

Max Boot

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

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A chronicling of CIA operative Edward Lansdale, this biography definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam war.... [more]

$35.00

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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and a Journey into Murder

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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and a Journey into Murder...

Claudia Rowe

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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A riveting true crime thriller about a terrifying serial killer and a young reporter's obsession with him and his crimes.<br... [more]

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Park Life: The Memoirs of a Royal Parks Gamekeeper

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Park Life: The Memoirs of a Royal Parks Gamekeeper

John Bartram, John Karter

Biography; Memoirs; Zoos & wildlife parks

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'Retire? You can't retire!', Sir David Attenborough told John Bartram, when the man who has been gamekeeper and senior wildlife... [more]

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Shoe Dog (Young Readers Edition)

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Shoe Dog (Young Readers Edition)

Phil Knight

Biography: business & industry; Children's & Educational

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

$19.99

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The Washerwoman's Dream

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The Washerwoman's Dream

Hilarie Lindsay

Biography; Memoirs

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

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Is There Life Outside the Box?: An Actor Despairs

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Is There Life Outside the Box?: An Actor Despairs

Peter Davison

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

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His fans have spoken, but despite their requests, Peter Davison has gone ahead and written his autobiography anyway. It wasn't... [more]

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Joseph Stalin: Images of War

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Joseph Stalin: Images of War

Nigel Blundell, Maurice Crow

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Political leaders & leadership

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A concise but fully illustrated profile of the twentieth century s most murderous tyrant. [more]

$39.99

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Surviving Execution: A Miscarriage of Justice and the Fight to End the Death Penalty

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Surviving Execution: A Miscarriage of Justice and the Fight to End the Death...

Ian Woods

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The true story of a death row inmate, awaiting execution, whose case could help kill capital punishment, and his friendship... [more]

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII

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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the...

Gareth Russell

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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`A stunning reappraisal of Henry VIII's fifth wife ... Gareth Russell's book is scholarly yet highly readable ... basing his... [more]

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Defying The Enemy Within: How I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive

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Defying The Enemy Within: How I silenced the negative voices in my head...

Joe Williams

Biography; Memoirs; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Former NRL player, world boxing title holder and proud Wiradjuri First Nations man Joe Williams was always plagued by negative... [more]

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The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family

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The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political...

William J. Mann

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

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A biography of the Roosevelt family draws on familial secrets and complex rivalries to argue that the Roosevelts' rise to... [more]

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Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

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Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down...

Sheelah Kolhatkar

True crime; Business & Economics; International finance; Investment & securities

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How do super-rich bankers get away with it?<br /><br />There is a powerful... [more]

$22.99

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