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Biography

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Calypso

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Calypso

David Sedaris

Biography; Humour

Paperback

The long-awaited new collection of stories from David Sedaris, America's favourite humorist. [more]

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark

Michelle McNamara

True crime; Fiction & Literature

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The #1 New York Times Bestseller A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist... [more]

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Michael Caine

Acting techniques; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs

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Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has... [more]

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The Quest for Queen Mary

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The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

Biography: royalty; History; European history

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The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present... [more]

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

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Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

Mitchell Zuckoff

True stories; History; History of the Americas; Terrorist attack

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER `The farewell calls from the planes... the mounting... [more]

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Breaking Badly

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Breaking Badly

Georgie Dent

Biography; Self-help & personal development

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BREAKING BADLY is the story of a nervous breakdown in slow motion, a life that fell apart and what it took to put it back... [more]

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The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology

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The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology

Mark Boyle

Biography; Memoirs; Self-sufficiency

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It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever. [more]

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

Stephen Chan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]

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Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal and Redemption

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Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal and Redemption

Ben Mezrich

Biography: business & industry

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From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House comes the fascinating... [more]

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The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic psychologist

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The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic...

Kerry Daynes

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology; Popular psychology

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'For those of us who play by the rule book, few things are more fascinating and rankling than those who choose to tear it... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

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Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

Clare Pollard

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Literary companions; Publishing industry

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What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? What has Meg and Mog got to do with Polish embroidery? Why is death in... [more]

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Sundowner of the Skies: The Story of Oscar Garden, The Forgotten Aviator

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Sundowner of the Skies: The Story of Oscar Garden, The Forgotten Aviator...

Mary Garden

Biography; Biography: general

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In October 1930 Oscar Garden, a young man aged just 27 years old walked into an aerodrome in the South of England, climbing... [more]

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Gresham's Law: The Life and World of Queen Elizabeth I's Banker

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Gresham's Law: The Life and World of Queen Elizabeth I's Banker

John Guy

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

Hardback

In this biography of Sir Thomas Gresham, Dr John Guy draws on hitherto overlooked primary sources to give a fuller picture... [more]

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Frederick the Second: Wonder of the World 1194-1250

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Frederick the Second: Wonder of the World 1194-1250

Ernst Kantorowicz

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Medieval history; Advocate - History

Hardback

A reissue of the bestselling life of the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick the Second, with a new introduction by Dan Jones. [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

Hardback

The story of how Adolf Hitler created his 'Fuhrer dictatorship' - consistently and ruthlessly destroying everything that stood... [more]

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

Stephen Robinson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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A history of one of the world's greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, Hermann Balck (1897-1982) commanded... [more]

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Brabham: The Untold Story of Formula One

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Brabham: The Untold Story of Formula One

Tony Davis

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Formula 1 & Grand Prix; Advocate - Today's World

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The story of Australia's greatest motoring hero.<br /><br />Sir Jack Brabham... [more]

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Helena Rubinstein: The Adventure of Beauty

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Helena Rubinstein: The Adventure of Beauty

Michele Fitoussi, Paul Salmona, Danielle Spera, Mason Klein, Marie-Sophie Carron de la Carriere

Biography; Cosmetics, hair & beauty

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Helena Rubinstein's remarkable life-from the inception of her beauty empire to the legacy she left behind-is celebrated in... [more]

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Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy

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Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy

Savannah Knoop

Biography; Autobiography: literary

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After The New York Times unmasked Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy, readers learned that the gay male-prostitute-turned-literary-wonder... [more]

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Dora Carrington

Individual artists, art monographs; Illustration; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Gender studies: women

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Carrington's beguiling letters take us beyond the Bloomsbury group to discuss sexual mores, how to be an artist, and what... [more]

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning How to Live

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning...

Christian Donlan

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

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'My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky... [more]

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; The Holocaust

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an... [more]

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

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Facts And Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence

James Clapper

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

The former Director of National Intelligence's account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing... [more]

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

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Stephen Hawking: A Life Well Lived

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

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In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This... [more]

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