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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: Stop Thinking, Start Doing: Why Action Beats Planning Every Time

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Winging It: Stop Thinking, Start Doing: Why Action Beats Planning Every...

Emma Isaacs

Autobiography: general; Business & Economics; 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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The Light of Common Day

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The Light of Common Day

Diana Cooper

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

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Lady Diana Cooper had been famous from her earliest youth, the subject of gossip and adoration as the queen of the 'Coterie',... [more]

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Mayhem: A Memoir

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Mayhem: A Memoir

Sigrid Rausing

Biography; Memoirs; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Coping with death & bereavement

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A searing memoir about the impact of addiction on a family.<br /><br />For... [more]

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Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

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Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela...

Ndaba Mandela

Biography; Memoirs; Self-help & personal development

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And as Mandela grew older, Ndaba had the chance to repay his grandfather's love and support by demonstrating the ways in which... [more]

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First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

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First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

Chris Patten

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Geopolitics

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The acclaimed memoir by the bestselling author and the best politician-writer... [more]

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Radical Heart

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Radical Heart

Shireen Morris

Biography; Memoirs

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Neither Indigenous nor white, Shireen Morris is both outside observer and inside player in the fight for Indigenous rights.... [more]

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Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

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Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

Emily Jane Fox

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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As a writer at Vanity Fair covering the Trump family, Emily Jane Fox has spent the last year doing a deep dive into the lives... [more]

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

John Hodgman

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Humour; Travel & holiday guides

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Presents a memoir of the author's cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife... [more]

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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

John Calvert

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Islamic studies; Religious & theocratic ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) is considered one of the most influential ideologues of radical Islamism. This biography rescues Qutb... [more]

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Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses

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Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses

Stephen McGann

Biography; Memoirs; History of medicine; Popular medicine & health

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

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

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So High a Blood: The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

Morgan Ring

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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`Expertly researched, zestfully written, acutely intelligent in its historical judgements, this masterly biography finally... [more]

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

Michael Holroyd, Rebecca John

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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'It is right that, after more than one hundred years, she should have her say' John Carey, Sunday Times Twelve days before... [more]

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post [more]

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Red Card: FIFA and the Fall of the Most Powerful Men in Sports

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Red Card: FIFA and the Fall of the Most Powerful Men in Sports

Ken Bensinger

True crime; Sport & the law; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

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'Drawing on hundreds of interviews and on-the-ground reporting in a half-dozen countries, Mr. Bensinger has written a gripping... [more]

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Loving Words: Letters of Nettie and Vance Palmer, 1909-1914

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Loving Words: Letters of Nettie and Vance Palmer, 1909-1914

Deborah Jordan

Biography

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&quot;These letters provide a remarkable, bird's eye view of the friendship, courtship and love of two `colonial intellectuals'... [more]

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The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye Surgeon Giving Sight and Hope to the World's Poor

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The Barefoot Surgeon: The Inspirational Story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the Eye...

Ali Gripper

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; True stories; Ophthalmology

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Inspiring and uplifting, this is the extraordinary the story of Dr Sanduk Ruit who, like his mentor Fred Hollows, took on... [more]

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Bruce Lee: A Life

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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Oriental martial arts

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

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