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A Life of My Own

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A Life of My Own

Claire Tomalin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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A memoir that follows Claire Tomalin through triumph and tragedy in about equal measure, from the disastrous marriage of her... [more]

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

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What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home

Mark Mazower

Biography; Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies

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A family memoir, encompassing some of the most fascinating aspects of twentieth century European history, from the acclaimed... [more]

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In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators

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In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's...

Jeffrey L. Rinek, Marilee Strong

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology

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FBI Special Agent Jeff Rinek had a gift for getting child predators to confess. All he had to do was share a piece of his... [more]

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

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

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The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

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American Kingpin: Catching the Billion-Dollar Baron of the Dark Web

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American Kingpin: Catching the Billion-Dollar Baron of the Dark Web

Nick Bilton

Biography; True crime; Drugs trade & trafficking; Organised crime

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom... [more]

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: How America really took over the world

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: How America really took over...

John Perkins

Biography: business & industry; Globalization; Business & Economics; International finance

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In this new, extensively updated edition he lays bare the latest, terrifying evolution of the economic hit man, and how the... [more]

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

Richard Branson

Autobiography: business & industry; Memoirs; Business & Economics; Business innovation; Entrepreneurship

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PAPERBACK EDITION FULLY UPDATED WITH TWO NEW CHAPTERSAfter creating 12 different billion-dollar businesses and breaking dozens... [more]

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My Life, Our Times

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My Life, Our Times

Gordon Brown

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Political structures: democracy; Economic history

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Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its successes and failures in power, he describes how... [more]

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William the Conqueror

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William the Conqueror

David Bates

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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Fifteen years in the making, a landmark reinterpretation of the life of a pivotal figure in British and European history [more]

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Coasts of Dream: A Biography of E J Brady

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Coasts of Dream: A Biography of E J Brady

Sarah Mirams

Biography

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Chasing Shadows: The Life & Death of Peter Roebuck

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Chasing Shadows: The Life & Death of Peter Roebuck

Tim Lane, Elliot Cartledge

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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Shortlisted: Cricket Society MCC Book of the Year & William Hill Sports Book of the Year. Winner: Cross Cricket Book of... [more]

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John Farrell: Poet Journalist and Social Reformer 1851-1904

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

Kassem Eid

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support... [more]

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Heart Berries: A Memoir

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Heart Berries: A Memoir

Terese Marie Mailhot

Biography; Memoirs; Social discrimination

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Guileless and refreshingly honest, Terese Mailhot's debut memoir chronicles her struggle to balance the beauty of her Native... [more]

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Memoir of an Accidental Ethicist: On Medical Ethics, Medical Misconduct and Challenges for the Medical Profession

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Memoir of an Accidental Ethicist: On Medical Ethics, Medical Misconduct...

Kerry J Breen

Memoirs; Medicine; Medical ethics & professional conduct

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Nine Lives: My Time As MI6's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda

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Nine Lives: My Time As MI6's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda

Aimen Dean, Paul Cruickshank, Tim Lister

Biography; True stories; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Espionage & secret services; Terrorism, armed struggle; Revolutionary groups & movements

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Islamist, Scholar, Bomb-maker... Spy [more]

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

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Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave... [more]

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Winging It

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Winging It

Emma Isaacs

Autobiography: general; Psychology; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Winging It provides the advice and inspiration you need to start living the life you want NOW. [more]

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Every Third Thought: On Life, Death, and the Endgame

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Every Third Thought: On Life, Death, and the Endgame

Robert McCrum

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Sociology: death & dying; Coping with death & bereavement

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Every Third Thought is about how we approach and accept death. [more]

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Mind Behind The Crime

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Mind Behind The Crime

Cheryl Critchley, Helen McGrath

Biography; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Psychologist Dr Helen McGrath and Cheryl Critchley analyse the minds and motivations behind crimes that horrified Australia.... [more]

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

Casey Donovan

Individual actors & performers; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Casey Donovan is an Australian singer, songwriter, theatre actress and author, best known for winning the second season of... [more]

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered

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We Are The Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered...

Mark Andersen, Ralph Heibutzki

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies

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An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash under the dark shadow of Reagan and Thatcher. [more]

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career as a facial surgeon

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Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career...

James McCaul

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Oral & maxillofacial surgery; Popular medicine & health

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Think how much of your identity and sense of self is vested in what you see in the bathroom mirror every morning. Now imagine... [more]

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

Diana Cooper

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A charming portrait of Lady Diana Cooper's traditional aristocratic childhood and young womanhood. From her sheltered upbringing... [more]

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Trumpets from the Steep: Lady Diana Cooper's Autobiography, Volume III

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Trumpets from the Steep: Lady Diana Cooper's Autobiography, Volume III

Diana Cooper

Biography; Autobiography: general; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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This last volume of Lady Diana Cooper's memoirs covers the years of the Second World War and its aftermath, when her husband... [more]

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