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Every Day of My Life: A Memoir

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Every Day of My Life: A Memoir

Beeb Birtles

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

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The remarkable tale of how Beeb Birtles conquered the music world with Little River Band - and then lost it all. A raw, honest... [more]

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The Man Who Created the Middle East: A Story of Empire, Conflict and the Sykes-Picot Agreement

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The Man Who Created the Middle East: A Story of Empire, Conflict and the...

Christopher Simon Sykes

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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At the age of only 36, Sir Mark Sykes was signatory to the Sykes-Picot agreement, one of the most reviled treaties of modern... [more]

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Eat Pray Love: Bloomsbury Modern Classics

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Eat Pray Love: Bloomsbury Modern Classics

Elizabeth Gilbert

Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A beautiful new limited edition paperback of Eat Pray Love, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list To... [more]

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Edward IV: Glorious Son of York

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Edward IV: Glorious Son of York

Jeffrey James

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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Edward IV's struggle to gain and retain the kingship of England during a period of sustained dynastic turmoil in the middle... [more]

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Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee: Winner of the Orwell Prize

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Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee: Winner of the Orwell Prize

John Bew

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

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The Orwell Prize-winning biography of Clement Attlee, a landmark contribution to the political dialogue by the 'outstanding... [more]

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Keeping On Keeping On

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Keeping On Keeping On

Alan Bennett

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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Following the phenomenally successful Writing Home and Untold Stories, Keeping On Keeping On contains Bennett's diaries 2005... [more]

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A Life in Parts

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A Life in Parts

Bryan Cranston

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

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The long-awaited autobiograghy by TV's greatest leading man, Bryan Cranston [more]

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage

Ingrid Seward

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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

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The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President

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The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President

Noah Feldman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

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A surprisingly controversial look at how James Madison redefined the United States in each of his three political lives James... [more]

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Heroes of the Hour: Cricket's Essential Moments from Bradman & Warnie to Gilly & Warner

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Heroes of the Hour: Cricket's Essential Moments from Bradman & Warnie to...

Ken Piesse

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Experience cricket's quintessential moments from Bradman and Warnie to Gilly and Warner with master storyteller Ken Piesse.... [more]

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The Journey: My Story, from Backyard Cricket to Australian Captain

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The Journey: My Story, from Backyard Cricket to Australian Captain

Steve Smith

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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The Journey is Steve Smith's account of his life and career to date. From childhood backyard cricket with mates and family,... [more]

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I Am Brian Wilson: The genius behind the Beach Boys

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I Am Brian Wilson: The genius behind the Beach Boys

Brian Wilson

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

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This is the Brian Wilson story we haven't heard before, told for the first time in his own words. [more]

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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote...

David J. Skal

Biography; Biography: literary

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A ground-breaking biography revealing the haunted origins of the man who created Dracula. [more]

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Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon

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Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon

Peter Ames Carlin

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

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A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames... [more]

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin

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

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A thorough and sophisticated effort to answer an interesting question: How did an indifferently raised, self-flagellating... [more]

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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; Sports & outdoor recreation; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

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

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

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Only Fools and Stories: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

David Jason

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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In his first book David Jason told us about himself from his early years training as an electrician through to making it as... [more]

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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

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

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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

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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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Pericles of Athens

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Pericles of Athens

Vincent Azoulay

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

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Originally published in France as Pericles: La democratie athenienne a l'epreuve du grand homme, Armand Colin, 2010. [more]

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A Brief History of Florence Nightingale: and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution in Public Health

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A Brief History of Florence Nightingale: and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution...

Hugh Small

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Public health & preventive medicine

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The true story of Florence Nightingale's life, focusing on her real legacy: how she put a sanitary disaster in her wartime... [more]

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Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

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Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

Ruth Franklin

Biography; Biography: literary

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Reviving the life and work of a neglected master, this biography establishes Shirley Jackson as a towering figure in American... [more]

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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]

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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]

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The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google

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The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google

Scott Galloway

Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Information technology industries

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For all that's been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success... [more]

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