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Memoirs

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

Joshua Mezrich

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medicine; Transplant surgery

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A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery. [more]

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

DeRay Mckesson

Memoirs; Black & Asian studies; Police & security services; Politics & government; Human rights; Political activism

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Our work needs no more martyrs. You can fight these fights and live. [more]

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The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations

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The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations...

John McCain, Mark Salter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs

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A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up... [more]

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The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic psychologist

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The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic...

Kerry Daynes

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology; Popular psychology

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'For those of us who play by the rule book, few things are more fascinating and rankling than those who choose to tear it... [more]

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Michael Caine

Acting techniques; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs

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Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Dora Carrington

Individual artists, art monographs; Illustration; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Gender studies: women

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Carrington's beguiling letters take us beyond the Bloomsbury group to discuss sexual mores, how to be an artist, and what... [more]

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning How to Live

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The Unmapped Mind: A Memoir of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis and Learning...

Christian Donlan

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

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'My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky... [more]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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How Shostakovich Changed My Mind

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How Shostakovich Changed My Mind

Stephen Johnson

Music; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Memoirs; Abnormal psychology; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

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BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson explores the power of Shostakovich's music during Stalin's reign of terror, and writes... [more]

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Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir

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Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir

Jayson Greene

Biography; Memoirs

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A moving, transcendent memoir of the loss of a child and the survival of love in the wake of unimaginable tragedy. For readers... [more]

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The Bells of Old Tokyo: Travels in Japanese Time

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The Bells of Old Tokyo: Travels in Japanese Time

Anna Sherman

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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A hauntingly original book about Tokyo and the Japanese relationship to time, memory and history, seen through the eyes of... [more]

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In My Blood: A Memoir

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In My Blood: A Memoir

Cheryl Koenig

Biography; Memoirs

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Cheryl Koenig lives for doing what she is told is impossible. She deals with the human qualities necessary to not only survive... [more]

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Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

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Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

Lucy Mangan

Memoirs; Fiction companions; Gift books

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When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything.<br /><br />She was... [more]

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

Paul Theroux

Memoirs; Literary essays; Travel writing

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A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose. [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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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain

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Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain...

Stephan Orth

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Travel writing

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'In the late summer of 2016,' writes award-winning travel writer Stephan Orth, 'a journey to Russia feels like visiting enemy... [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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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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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

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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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