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Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis

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Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis...

Catrine Clay

Biography; Biography: general; Analytical & Jungian psychology

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The story of Emma and Carl Jung's highly unconventional marriage, their relationship with Freud, and their part in the early... [more]

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Hank: The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams

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Hank: The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams

Mark Ribowsky

Music; Country & Western music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A heart-breaking, unforgettable portrait of country music's founding father and Hillbilly King . [more]

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Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

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Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Maren R. Niehoff

Biography: religious & spiritual; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; History of religion; Christian institutions & organisations

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This first biography of Philo of Alexandria, one of antiquity's most prolific yet enigmatic authors, traces his intellectual... [more]

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Napoleon: The Imperial Household

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Napoleon: The Imperial Household

Sylvain Cordier

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history

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The dazzling splendors of the court of Napoleon I (1769-1821) reflected the grandeur and ambitions of the greatest empire... [more]

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

Joel Richard Paul

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The inspiring biography of John Marshall, the most influential chief justice in history, who in the early 1800s shaped the... [more]

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American Philosophy: A Love Story

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American Philosophy: A Love Story

John Kaag

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life around. [more]

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

Irvin D. Yalom

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Psychiatry

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A significant and eagerly anticipated memoir from one of the world's leading therapists. [more]

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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing

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Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing

Ashleigh Wilson

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The first authorized biography of this iconic twentieth-century artist, illustrated with classic artworks, rare notebook sketches... [more]

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The Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

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The Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

Bruce Beresford

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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This entertaining collection of pieces from the acclaimed director of Breaker Morant, Driving Miss Daisy and Mao's Last Dancer... [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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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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True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy

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True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy

Kati Marton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Espionage & secret services

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

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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

Nicola Tallis

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Nicola Tallis's dramatic retelling of an often misread tale reveals the moving, human story of an extraordinarily intelligent,... [more]

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The Diaries Of Emilio Renzi: Formative Years

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The Diaries Of Emilio Renzi: Formative Years

Ricardo Piglia

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary essays; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Fiction & Literature

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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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Fats Waller

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Fats Waller

Maurice Waller, Anthony Calabrese

Music; Jazz; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

First published in 1977 by Schirmer Books, New York. --Title page verso. [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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Eat Pray Love: Bloomsbury Modern Classics

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Eat Pray Love: Bloomsbury Modern Classics

Elizabeth Gilbert

Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

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

$17.99

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Clash on the Clash

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Clash on the Clash

Egan Sean

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

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The Clash thought they could change the world. They never did, but they created some of the greatest rock music of all time... [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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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Codename Suzette: An extraordinary story of resistance and rescue in Nazi Paris

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Codename Suzette: An extraordinary story of resistance and rescue in Nazi...

Anne Nelson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The thrilling and previously untold story of Suzanne Spaak, who abandoned her life of opulence to save the Jewish children... [more]

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Shine Like it Does: The Life of Michael Hutchence

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Shine Like it Does: The Life of Michael Hutchence

Toby Creswell

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The real story of a complex man whose star is still shining two decades after his death. Michael Hutchence was a superstar,... [more]

$32.99

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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

Paperback

The long-awaited autobiograghy by TV's greatest leading man, Bryan Cranston [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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Churchill: The Life: An authorised pictorial biography

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Churchill: The Life: An authorised pictorial biography

Max Arthur

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

Paperback

A unique illustrated biography of the greatest Briton, in association with Churchill Heritage, now released in paperback... [more]

$35.00

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