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Around The Grounds: Magic Moments From The Life Of A Sports Broadcaster

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Around The Grounds: Magic Moments From The Life Of A Sports Broadcaster...

Peter Newlinds

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

In Around the Grounds , Peter shares memories and insights that will fire sparks of nostalgia in Australian sporting enthusiasts.... [more]

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Origins of a Journey: 202 of History's Greatest Adventures Marked by Ambition, Necessity, and Madness

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Origins of a Journey: 202 of History's Greatest Adventures Marked by Ambition,...

Grogan Daniel

Biography: general; Travel & holiday

Hardback

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

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Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits

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Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life,...

Reese Witherspoon

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Includes recipes from the author and her family. [more]

$45.00

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A Life in Culture: Selected Letters of Lionel Trilling

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A Life in Culture: Selected Letters of Lionel Trilling

Lionel Trilling

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: general

Hardback

A great critic's quarrels with himself and others, as revealed in his correspondence. [more]

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Encounters with Peggy Guggenheim: An Intimate Collection of Behind-the-scenes Photos Featuring the Legendary Art Collector

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Encounters with Peggy Guggenheim: An Intimate Collection of Behind-the-scenes...

Stefan Moses

Photographs: portraits; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A collection of behind-the-scenes photographs of renowned art-collector and eccentric, Peggy Guggenheim, taken between 1969... [more]

$39.99

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In Pieces

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In Pieces

Sally Field

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

Hardback

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

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No Spin

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No Spin

Shane Warne

Autobiography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Hardback

No Spin is the last word on Shane Warne’s extraordinary cricketing... [more]

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Greg Miles: My Lucky Life

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Greg Miles: My Lucky Life

John Craven

Biography: sport; Sports & outdoor recreation; Horse racing

Hardback

Biography of &quot;The Voice of Australian Racing&quot;, Greg Miles, a must-read for horse racing and sports enthusiasts.<br... [more]

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Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life

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Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life

Sir Andrew Motion

Biography; Biography: general; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Motion - affectionate but undeceived about the man's frailties, a diligent researcher and a deft reader of poetry - has written... [more]

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

$31.95

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On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

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On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

Axel Linden

Biography; Autobiography: general; Popular philosophy; Animal husbandry

Hardback

Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh meets a flock of Swedish sheep in this playful, profound and philosophical diary written... [more]

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The Life Scientific: Explorers

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The Life Scientific: Explorers

Anna Buckley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Hardback

The new book from the BBC Radio 4 hit series The Life Scientific [more]

$49.99

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The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits

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The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits...

Tommy Caldwell

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Climbing & mountaineering

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In 2015 freeclimber Tommy Caldwell spent 19 days summiting Yosemite's vertical, 3000-foot Dawn Wall - the hardest climb in... [more]

$22.99

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Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

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Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

Emily Jane Fox

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

Paperback

As a writer at Vanity Fair covering the Trump family, Emily Jane Fox has spent the last year doing a deep dive into the lives... [more]

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: How America really took over the world

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: How America really took over...

John Perkins

Biography: business & industry; Globalization; Business & Economics; International finance

Paperback

In this new, extensively updated edition he lays bare the latest, terrifying evolution of the economic hit man, and how the... [more]

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

Richard Branson

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

Paperback

PAPERBACK EDITION FULLY UPDATED WITH TWO NEW CHAPTERSAfter creating 12 different billion-dollar businesses and breaking dozens... [more]

$24.99

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My Life, Our Times

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My Life, Our Times

Gordon Brown

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Political structures: democracy; Economic history

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Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its successes and failures in power, he describes how... [more]

$22.99

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William the Conqueror

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William the Conqueror

David Bates

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

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Fifteen years in the making, a landmark reinterpretation of the life of a pivotal figure in British and European history [more]

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Every Third Thought: On Life, Death, and the Endgame

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Every Third Thought: On Life, Death, and the Endgame

Robert McCrum

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Sociology: death & dying; Coping with death & bereavement

Paperback

Every Third Thought is about how we approach and accept death. [more]

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Winging It: Stop Thinking, Start Doing: Why Action Beats Planning Every Time

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Winging It: Stop Thinking, Start Doing: Why Action Beats Planning Every...

Emma Isaacs

Autobiography: general; Business & Economics; Business & management; Self-help & personal development; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

Winging It provides the advice and inspiration you need to start living the life you want NOW. [more]

$34.99

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

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I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

Paperback

Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave... [more]

$22.99

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Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance

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Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance

Wendy Lesser

Theatre Studies; Dance; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A lively and inspired biography celebrating the centennial of this master choreographer, dancer, and stage director [more]

$37.99

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Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art

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Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art

Susan Napier

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: arts & entertainment; Literary studies: general

Hardback

The story of filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's life and work, including his significant impact on Japan and the world [more]

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The Duchess: The Untold Story

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The Duchess: The Untold Story

Penny Junor

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

Paperback

THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `The last untold account of the biggest crisis to hit the royals... [more]

$22.99

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

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Big, Beautiful and Sexier

Casey Donovan

Individual actors & performers; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Casey Donovan is an Australian singer, songwriter, theatre actress and author, best known for winning the second season of... [more]

$29.99

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