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To Siri, With Love: A mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of a machine

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To Siri, With Love: A mother, her autistic son, and the kindness of a machine...

Judith Newman

Biography; Autobiography: general; Coping with illness

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Based on the New York Times viral sensation, the uplifting story of a mother, her autistic son and the kindness of machines... [more]

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Kafka: The Early Years

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Kafka: The Early Years

Reiner Stach

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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How did Kafka become Kafka? This eagerly anticipated third and final volume of Reiner Stach's definitive biography of the... [more]

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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the Presidency

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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump and the Storming of the Presidency...

Joshua Green

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties

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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller. [more]

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The Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir in Correspondence

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The Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir in Correspondence

Emma Reyes

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs

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The extraordinary, posthumously published memoir in letters of a Colombian artist whose writing was championed by Gabriel... [more]

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

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High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young

Jeff Apter

Music; Heavy Metal music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

<strong>High Voltage is the first biography to focus exclusively on Angus. It tells of his remarkable rise from working-class... [more]

$34.99

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Roger Moore: A bientot...

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Roger Moore: A bientot...

Roger Moore

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

In this warm and engaging book, the late, great Sir Roger Moore reflects on life and ageing. He shares the joys he experienced... [more]

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A Short Life of Pushkin

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A Short Life of Pushkin

Robert Chandler

Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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In Robert Chandler's exquisite biography, literary giant Alexander Pushkin, lauded as the Russian Shakespeare, is examined... [more]

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Churchill: Great Lives in Graphic Form

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Churchill: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Richard Wiles

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creative.... [more]

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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

David Hallberg

Theatre Studies; Ballet; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

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

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Omar Nelson Bradley: America's GI General

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Omar Nelson Bradley: America's GI General

Steven L. Ossad

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Warfare & defence

Hardback

When Omar Nelson Bradley began his military career more than a century ago, the army rode horses into combat and had less... [more]

$59.95

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Slow: Live Life Simply

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Slow: Live Life Simply

Brooke McAlary

Biography; Autobiography: general; Self-help & personal development

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From the creator of the award-winning Slow Home podcast comes Slow the perfect companion on the long road to living a simpler... [more]

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Why Bob Dylan Matters

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Why Bob Dylan Matters

Richard F. Thomas

Music; Folk & traditional music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, a debate raged. Some celebrated, while many others questioned... [more]

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The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox

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The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William...

Vanda Krefft

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Biography: arts & entertainment; Cinema industry

Hardback

Produced and released by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. High quality --From title page. [more]

$71.95

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Just As I Am: A Life of JR Darling

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Just As I Am: A Life of JR Darling

Peter Gronn

Biography; Biography: general; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Just as I Am is a biography of Sir James Darling. It provides a detailed account of the life of a young Englishman who came... [more]

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The Illustrated Letters of Virginia Woolf

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The Illustrated Letters of Virginia Woolf

Frances Spalding

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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The moving story of the life and work of novelist Virginia Woolf, revealed through her own letters to those closest to her.... [more]

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Origins of a Story

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Origins of a Story

Jake Grogan

Biography: literary

Hardback

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

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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

Lucinda Hawksley

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

Paperback

Originally published: The mystery of Princess Louise. London: Chatto & Windus, 2013. [more]

$31.95

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Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader: Revised Edition

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Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader: Revised Edition

Matthew Qvortrup

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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The most up-to-date, illuminating, and in-depth biography of Angela Merkel and how she rose to become Europe's most important... [more]

$37.95

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Avedon: Something Personal

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Avedon: Something Personal

Steven M. L. Aronson, Norma Stevens

Individual photographers; History of fashion; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Fashion & society

Hardback

Richard Avedon was arguably the world's most famous photographer - as artistically influential as he was commercially successful.... [more]

$65.00

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Chasing the Cup: My America's Cup Journey

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Chasing the Cup: My America's Cup Journey

Jimmy Spithill

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sailing

Paperback

Jimmy is the world's most successful racing skipper, and at just 37, this Sydney-born sailor has already reached legendary... [more]

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Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

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Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

Thomas Weber

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

Hardback

Becoming Hitler strips away the layers of self-serving myth in Hitler's own account to reveal for the first time the true... [more]

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Bomber: The Whole Story

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Bomber: The Whole Story

Mark Thompson

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Australian Rules football

Paperback

After 34 years in the game at a thousand kilometres an hour, Mark 'Bomber' Thompson stepped away from AFL footy following... [more]

$35.00

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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: The Life and Times of a Civil War Heroine

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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: The Life and Times of a Civil War Heroine...

Lucy Moore

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Social & cultural history; English Civil War

Hardback

A revealing and intimate account of one woman's life during the turbulent years of the English Civil War, by the bestselling... [more]

$39.99

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An Uncommon Reader: A Life of Edward Garnett, Mentor and Editor of Literary Genius

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An Uncommon Reader: A Life of Edward Garnett, Mentor and Editor of Literary...

Helen Smith (University of York)

Biography; Biography: literary; Reportage & collected journalism; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Hardback

Originally published in 2017 by Jonathan Cape, Great Britain as 'The Uncommon Reader: a life of Edward Garnett --Copyright... [more]

$63.95

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Pablo Escobar: My Father

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Pablo Escobar: My Father

Juan Pablo Escobar

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Drugs trade & trafficking

Paperback

Until now, we believed that everything had been said about the rise and fall of the most infamous drug lord of all time, Pablo... [more]

$22.99

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