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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land

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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land

Professor Robert Crawford (CIBA-Geigy Pharmaceuticals Horsham UK)

Biography; Biography: literary

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<br />On the fiftieth anniversary of the death of T. S. Eliot, the award-winning biographer Robert Crawford presents us... [more]

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

E. J. McNair

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military life & institutions

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In God's Name

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In God's Name

David A. Yallop

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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The revised new edition of the searing investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I that has sold over 6 million copies.... [more]

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Marjane Satrapi

Biography; Biography: general; Gender studies: women

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An intelligent and outspoken only child, Satrapi--the daughter of radical Marxists and the great-granddaughter of Iran's last... [more]

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The Unknown Paul McCartney: McCartney and the Avant-garde

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The Unknown Paul McCartney: McCartney and the Avant-garde

Ian Peel

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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For over three decades, Paul McCartney has initiated and participated in projects that have taken him far from the kind of... [more]

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The Complete Frankie Howerd

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The Complete Frankie Howerd

Robert Ross

Film, TV & Radio; Dance & Performing arts; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Titter ye not! ... Don't laugh! ... No Missus! ...Frankie Howerd's famous catch phrases stick in the memory like glue. Frankie's... [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; Advocate - Biography

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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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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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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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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the...

Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington

True crime; History

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A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal... [more]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

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Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

Lucy Mangan

Memoirs; Fiction companions; Gift books

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When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything.<br /><br />She was... [more]

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

Leander Kahney

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Business strategy; Management: leadership & motivation; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task - following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries,... [more]

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11 Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

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11 Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

Ndaba Mandela

Memoirs; Psychology; 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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Women's Work: A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood, and privilege

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Women's Work: A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood, and privilege...

Megan Stack

Biography; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Home nursing & caring; Child care & upbringing; Advocate - Biography

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After her first book was published to acclaim, journalist Megan K. Stack got pregnant and quit her job to write. She pictured... [more]

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

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Berlioz: The Making of an Artist 1803-1832

David Cairns

Music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Describes the composer Berlioz's early life and career until the celebrated performance of Symphonie Fantastique in 1832.... [more]

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869

David Cairns

Music; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Berlioz was one of the towering figures of Romanticism- not only was he a great and revolutionary composer, but also the finest... [more]

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Tunnel Vision

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Tunnel Vision

Kevin Breathnach

Photography & photographs; Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Literature: history & criticism

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Whether dissecting European architecture's obsession with historical loss, or the male gaze in photographer Andre Kertesz's... [more]

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The Solace of Open Spaces

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The Solace of Open Spaces

Gretel Ehrlich

Biography: general; Memoirs; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals; Travel & holiday

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A stunning classic memoir set in the American West, Ehrlich's account of living in Wyoming includes sheep herding alone across... [more]

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The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic: 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible

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The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic: 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible...

The Moth

Biography; Memoirs; True stories; Anthologies (non-poetry); Advocate - Biography

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Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched... [more]

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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special

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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Advocate - Fiction

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It's 1979. The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan, China introduces its one-child policy, Margaret Thatcher is elected as Prime... [more]

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David Malouf: Writers on Writers

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David Malouf: Writers on Writers

Nam Le

Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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'Here was a very-much-alive half-Lebanese writer (from provincial Brisbane, no less) producing English-language writing of... [more]

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life...

John Kim

Biography; Memoirs; Popular psychology

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Men are not born men - and becoming a man means a hell of a lot more than getting a six pack and an office with a view. Sometimes... [more]

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