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Memoirs

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11 Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

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11 Life Lessons from my Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

Ndaba Mandela

Memoirs; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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And as Mandela grew older, Ndaba had the chance to repay his grandfather's love and support by demonstrating the ways in which... [more]

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Women's Work: A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood, and privilege

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Women's Work: A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood, and privilege...

Megan Stack

Biography; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Home nursing & caring; Child care & upbringing

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After her first book was published to acclaim, journalist Megan K. Stack got pregnant and quit her job to write. She pictured... [more]

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Tunnel Vision

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Tunnel Vision

Kevin Breathnach

Photography & photographs; Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Literature: history & criticism

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Whether dissecting European architecture's obsession with historical loss, or the male gaze in photographer Andre Kertesz's... [more]

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A Line in the River: Khartoum, City of Memory

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A Line in the River: Khartoum, City of Memory

Jamal Mahjoub

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Politics & government; Travel & holiday

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'A travelogue and memoir to rank alongside anything by Chatwin or Thubron' Jim Crace 'A most absorbing and rewarding book'... [more]

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The Solace of Open Spaces

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The Solace of Open Spaces

Gretel Ehrlich

Biography: general; Memoirs; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals; Travel & holiday

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A stunning classic memoir set in the American West, Ehrlich's account of living in Wyoming includes sheep herding alone across... [more]

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The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic: 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible

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The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic: 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible...

The Moth

Biography; Memoirs; True stories; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched... [more]

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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special

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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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It's 1979. The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan, China introduces its one-child policy, Margaret Thatcher is elected as Prime... [more]

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life

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I Used to be a Miserable F*ck: An everyman's guide to a meaningful life...

John Kim

Biography; Memoirs; Popular psychology

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Men are not born men - and becoming a man means a hell of a lot more than getting a six pack and an office with a view. Sometimes... [more]

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Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

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Autumn Light: Japan's Season of Fire and Farewells

Pico Iyer

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

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For decades now, Pico Iyer has been based for much of the year in Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife, Hiroko, share... [more]

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

Wendy Parkins

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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This memoir charts the author's breakdown after migrating from New Zealand to England: what begins as homesickness and career... [more]

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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

Tembi Locke

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

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A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the... [more]

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure - and Love - on the Other Side of the World

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Alice to Prague: The Charming True Story of an Outback Girl Who Finds Adventure...

Tanya Heaslip

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

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'I loved it! I laughed and cried and it was very hard to put down.' Fleur McDonald, bestselling author of Where the River... [more]

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Things Nobody Knows But Me

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Things Nobody Knows But Me

Amra Pajalic

Biography; Memoirs

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When she is four years old Amra Pajalic realises that her mother is different. Fatima is loving but sometimes hears strange... [more]

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The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years

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The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years

Justice John Paul Stevens

Memoirs; History of the Americas; Courts & procedure

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A masterful and personal account of life on the Supreme Court that offers a unique understanding of American history from... [more]

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one woman thrive in the face of cancer

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one...

Alison Jones

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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When Alison, a mother of five school-aged children, is diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer she is initially overwhelmed.... [more]

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Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

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Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

Erik Jensen

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in... [more]

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

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West Island: Five twentieth-century New Zealanders in Australia

Stephanie Johnson

Biography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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Five notable twentieth-century New Zealanders who made their lives in Australia are the subject of this fascinating biographical... [more]

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The Hot Young Widows Club

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The Hot Young Widows Club

Nora McInerny

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with death & bereavement

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A wise, humorous roadmap and caring community for anyone going through the loss of a loved one. [more]

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Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood

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Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood

Jocelyn Moorhouse

Biography; Memoirs

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A raw and powerful memoir of motherhood, autism and filmmaking by Australian director, Jocelyn Moorhouse [more]

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life

Rose Tremain

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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*The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller*Rose Tremain grew up in post-war London, a city still partly in ruins, where both food... [more]

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The other is Ben Rhodes. For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speechwriter,... [more]

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Skywriting: Making Radio Waves

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Skywriting: Making Radio Waves

Robyn Ravlich

Biography; Memoirs

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Skywriting - making radio waves is at once the captivating story of contemporary Australian cultural life and a personal biography... [more]

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Curveballs: How to Keep It Together when Life Tries to Tear You a New One

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Curveballs: How to Keep It Together when Life Tries to Tear You a New One...

Emma Markezic

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Self-help & personal development

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Because sometimes, life is going to suck, and you're going to have to know... [more]

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I Miss You When I Blink: Dispatches from a Relatively Ordinary Life

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I Miss You When I Blink: Dispatches from a Relatively Ordinary Life

Mary Laura Philpott

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Gender studies: women

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Spot-on observations about domestic, professional, and creative life, taking on the conflicting pressures of modern womanhood... [more]

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The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken

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The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken

The Secret Barrister

Memoirs; Legal profession: general; Criminal law & procedure

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An anonymous barrister offers a shocking, darkly comic and very moving journey through the legal system - and explains how... [more]

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