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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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The Private Life of Edward IV

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The Private Life of Edward IV

John Ashdown-Hill

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

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Edward's private world is revealed in this exciting new work by John Ashdown-Hill, author of The Mythology of Richard III... [more]

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Little Me: My life from A-Z

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Little Me: My life from A-Z

Matt Lucas

Individual actors & performers; Television; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The hilarious, heart-warming and tear-jerking memoir from one of Britain's best-loved comedians and actors, Matt Lucas [more]

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The Seventh Circle: A Former Australian Soldier's Extraordinary Story of Surviving Seven Years in Afghanistan's Most Notorious Prison

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The Seventh Circle: A Former Australian Soldier's Extraordinary Story of...

Rob Langdon, Rob Langdon

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prisons

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I was arrested on Thursday 9th July 2009. On Wednesday I'd quit my job, killed a man and set his body on fire. I was sentenced... [more]

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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

Dan Tucker

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History

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This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one... [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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Lou Reed: Radio 4 Book of the Week

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Lou Reed: Radio 4 Book of the Week

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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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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Bringing in the Sheaves: Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest

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Bringing in the Sheaves: Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest

Richard Reverend Coles

Radio; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs; Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of England

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The Reverend Richard Coles' reflective account of life as a parish priest and broadcaster on BBC Radio 4's SATURDAY LIVE.... [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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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

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

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To Catch A King: Charles II's Great Escape

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To Catch A King: Charles II's Great Escape

Charles Spencer

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

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Guided by its various twists and turns, To Catch a King tells the story the manhunt for Charles II, following the rebellion... [more]

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What Does This Button Do?: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

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What Does This Button Do?: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography...

Bruce Dickinson

Music; Heavy Metal music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The first print run of the UK hardback edition will have black sprayed edges. In order to guarantee your copy, pre-order before... [more]

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling...

Lowell Tarling

Art & design styles: Pop art; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Australian Biography

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In this second of two volumes, Lowell Tarling offers us a way into the enigmatic and reclusive artist, through extensive interviews... [more]

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The Virgin of Rooty Hill: and Other Stories from the Smoking Room

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The Virgin of Rooty Hill: and Other Stories from the Smoking Room

The Lounge Lizard

Biography: general; Literary essays; Media, information & communication industries; Humour

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Who is The Lounge Lizard ? And who is A Courtier ? The Lounge Lizard is a former Sydney investigative journalist, and... [more]

$19.99

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Drawing Masterclass: 100 Creative Techniques of Great Artists

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Drawing Masterclass: 100 Creative Techniques of Great Artists

Guy Noble

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Art techniques & principles; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Gorgeously illustrated and practical, this guide to the art of drawing employs a close analysis of great works to reveal techniques... [more]

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Resilient

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Resilient

Mitchell Johnson

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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Not all cricket legends are forged easily - sometimes you have to conquer yourself before you can conquer the world. Mitchell... [more]

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The Complete Zaha Hadid: Expanded and Updated

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The Complete Zaha Hadid: Expanded and Updated

Aaron Betsky

Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This expanded and up-to-date volume showcases Zaha Hadid's remarkable and inspiring work over the course of her career [more]

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris

Derek Johns

Biography; Biography: literary

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Derek Johns was Jan Morris's literary agent for twenty years, and Ariel is a literary life, an appreciation of the work and... [more]

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Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

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Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Trevor Noah

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Humour

Paperback

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars ('SLICK, INTELLIGENT AND BLISSFULLY FUNNY' Time Out) tells his hilarious and... [more]

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How to be Champion: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

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How to be Champion: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

Sarah Millican

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Sarah Millican's autobiography will make you laugh, feel normal and probably sniff your leggings. [more]

$32.99

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The Earls of Essex: A Tale of Noble Misfortune

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The Earls of Essex: A Tale of Noble Misfortune

Robert Bard

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

Hardback

Over a period of 400 years, the Capell family built a fortune, and over the next 500 years, lost it due to an incredible number... [more]

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