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Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country

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Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country

Billy Connolly

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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We satdown in a lovely hotel in a nice partof town, and she hit me with her firstquestion: This must mean a lot toyou, with... [more]

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My Thoughts Exactly

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My Thoughts Exactly

Lily Allen

Music; Memoirs

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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

David Yaffe

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

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Reckless Daughter tells the story of Joni Mitchell and also of the fertile, exciting musical time of which she was an integral... [more]

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An Accidental Memoir

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An Accidental Memoir

J.P. Lachs

Biography; Memoirs

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J.P. Lachs relates the story of her Polish family history in this educational and insightful memoir covering the First and... [more]

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Grave Tales: Bruce Highway - Volume 1

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Grave Tales: Bruce Highway - Volume 1

Helen Goltz, Chris Adams

True crime; History

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'Grave Tales' features people who willingly or unwillingly were participants in events that made headlines. These people may... [more]

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Women who Changed the World: The most remarkable women of the last 100 years

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Women who Changed the World: The most remarkable women of the last 100 years...

Biography; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Feminism & feminist theory

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Discover some of the most remarkable women of the 20th and 21st century. [more]

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

Keith Bird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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A major biography of the head of the German navy during World War II, Erich Raeder. [more]

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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt and the Golden Age of Journalism

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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt and the Golden Age of Journalism

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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Reform is in the air, and it is time to take on the robber barons and corrupt politicians who have brought the country to... [more]

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Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers

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Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers...

Elaine Mokhtefi

Memoirs; History; African history; Political ideologies

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A fascinating portrait of life with the Black Panthers in Algiers: a story of liberation and radical politics [more]

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Miles And Me

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Miles And Me

Quincy Troupe

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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An intimate and candid account of friendship with Miles Davis-soon to be a major motion picture! [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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Willem De Kooning

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Willem De Kooning

Corinna Thierolf

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Abstract Expressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In 1926 22 year - old Dutchman Willem de Kooning (1904 - 1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter - without papers... [more]

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The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

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The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and...

Sam Kashner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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This book presents an account of the sisters who represented style and class above all else, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee... [more]

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Telling Tales: The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie

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Telling Tales: The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie

Penny Perrick

Biography; Biography: literary

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Anita Leslie (1914-85), best known for popular biographies of her relatives including Jennie Churchill, Winston's mother,... [more]

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Paramedic: The Remarkable Resilience of the Human Spirit

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Paramedic: The Remarkable Resilience of the Human Spirit

Sandy Macken

Biography; True stories

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Experience the exhilaration and danger of emergency trauma, where a few seconds can mean the difference between life and death,... [more]

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My Story: A Life in Basketball and Beyond

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My Story: A Life in Basketball and Beyond

Lauren Jackson

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Basketball

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'I've realised my dreams, been there for my teams, experienced so many highs and lows. The game of basketball, the game that... [more]

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The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature

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The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E....

Bill Goldstein

Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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'This is a brilliant book about the birth of modernism, one that taught me something on every page... You will feel - and... [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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To Obama: A People's History

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To Obama: A People's History

Jeanne Marie Laskas

Diaries, letters & journals; Prose: non-fiction; History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.<br... [more]

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Magic

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Magic

Jan Golembiewski

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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The World Was Whole

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The World Was Whole

Fiona Wright

Biography; Memoirs

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The follow-up to Fiona Wright's essay collection Small Acts of Disappearance - winner of the Nita B. Kibble Award and the... [more]

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Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

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Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

Siegfried Sassoon

Biography; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); First World War fiction

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Propped against the bank, his blond face undisfigured, except by the mud which I wiped from his eyes and mouth with my coat... [more]

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Michael: My Brother, Lost Boy of INXS

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Michael: My Brother, Lost Boy of INXS

Tina Hutchence

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

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He died at only 37 but his fans are legion. INXS singer/songwriter Michael Hutchence was the celebrated frontman of a band... [more]

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First Time Ever: A Memoir

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First Time Ever: A Memoir

Peggy Seeger

Music; Folk & traditional music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A SUNDAY TIMES AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE THE BOOKSELLER'S Most Picked... [more]

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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

Benjamin Balint

Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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The gripping story of the legal battle over the work of the most enigmatic writer of the twentieth century: a priceless lost... [more]

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