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The Rules Do Not Apply

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The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy

Autobiography: literary; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

Paperback

The new book by New Yorker journalist and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy. [more]

$29.99

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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

Clare Mulley

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

Hardback

Told with brio and great narrative flair, The Women Who Flew for Hitler is an extraordinary true story, with all the excitement... [more]

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between

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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between

Hisham Matar

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs

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A memoir of a son's search for his father and the return to a homeland he never thought he'd see again. This is a personal... [more]

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

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Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

Min Kym

String instruments; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting... [more]

$32.99

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

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Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

A. Scott Berg

Biography; Biography: literary

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

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Biography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Children's & Educational

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK </strong>----- This fascinating book gives potted biographies of 100 extraordinary women who... [more]

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

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Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Quentin Kenihan

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Coping with disability

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Quentin Kenihan is living proof that superheroes don't need capes, just the right attitude. FOREWORD BY RAY MARTIN [more]

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My Game

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My Game

Ange Postecoglou

Autobiography: sport; Australian Rules football

Paperback

Ange Postecoglou has been at the centre of Australian football for more than thirty years. In this book, he shows us the game... [more]

$35.00

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Shakespeare's Bastard: The Life of Sir William Davenant

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Shakespeare's Bastard: The Life of Sir William Davenant

Simon Stirling

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The extraordinary life of Sir William Davenant, from death to birth, culminating with an answer to the question: was he Shakespeare's... [more]

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American Titan: Searching for John Wayne

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American Titan: Searching for John Wayne

Marc Eliot

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

From the veteran New York Times bestselling biographer comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American icons... [more]

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Tennis Maestros: The Twenty Greatest Male Tennis Players of all Time

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Tennis Maestros: The Twenty Greatest Male Tennis Players of all Time

John Bercow

Biography: sport; Tennis

Hardback

An extraordinary guide to the greatest male tennis players of all time. [more]

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

Leonard DeGraaf

Biography: business & industry; Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he created a world-renowned brand,... [more]

$39.99  $25.00

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

Ira B. Nadel

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal Mamet's ideas on writing, acting, and directing,... [more]

$47.95  $15.00

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

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Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners

Retha M. Warnicke

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Gender studies: women

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This fascinating study delves into the lives of six Tudor women celebrated for their reputed wickedness. Collected here are... [more]

$63.95  $20.00

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

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Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

Elliot Aronson

Biography; Autobiography: general; Social, group or collective psychology

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The life and times of one of the twentieth century's leading psychologists [more]

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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

Diana Preston

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

Much mythology has grown up around the world's best-remembered celebrity couple, all of which Preston explores in her stirring... [more]

$39.95  $18.00

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Autobiography of a Yogi: Reprint of the Philosophical Library 1946 First Edition

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Autobiography of a Yogi: Reprint of the Philosophical Library 1946 First...

Paramahansa Yogananda

Autobiography: general; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

This is a new edition, featuring previously unavailable material, of a true spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi, one... [more]

$34.99

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Total Competition: Lessons in Strategy from Formula One

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Total Competition: Lessons in Strategy from Formula One

Ross Brawn, Adam Parr

Autobiography: sport; Business strategy; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

Paperback

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

$22.99

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

Sir Richard Branson

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

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In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, the Virgin Founder shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades... [more]

$35.00

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Lou Reed: A Life

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Lou Reed: A Life

Anthony DeCurtis

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

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The essential biography of the Velvet Underground singer and New York legend [more]

$32.99

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

Gino Segre, Bettina Hoerlin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; History of engineering & technology

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In their revealing book, The Pope of Physics, Gino Segre and Bettina Hoerlin bring this scientific visionary to life. An examination... [more]

$33.95

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The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia

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The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia...

Susan Jaques

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Ruthless and passionate, Catherine the Great is singularly responsible for amassing one of the most awe-inspiring collections... [more]

$23.95

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Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom

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Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave...

Jack Weatherford

Biography: historical, political & military; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

Paperback

A landmark biography by the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World that reveals... [more]

$33.95

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The General Vs. The President

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The General Vs. The President

H. W. Brands (Texas A & M University)

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how... [more]

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Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography

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Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography

Brendan King

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

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The first biography of one of the most-loved English novelists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. [more]

$21.99

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