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Memoirs

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

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Get the Girls Out

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Get the Girls Out

Lucy Bloom

Memoirs; Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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A rousing, funny, straight-talking, inspirational and generally awesome book from social entrepreneur Lucy Bloom, part memoir,... [more]

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In Pieces

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In Pieces

Sally Field

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field. [more]

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Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies and the Mob

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Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies and the Mob

Gianni Russo

Film, TV & Radio; Memoirs

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Memoir of a real-life mobster-turned-actor who helped make The Godfather a reality, and his story of life on teh edge between... [more]

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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime

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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime

Trevor Noah

Memoirs; Children's & Educational; Humorous stories (Children's&YA)

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A hilarious and moving coming-of-age story about growing up mixed race in apartheid South Africa, from comedian Trevor Noah... [more]

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Barefoot in the Bindis

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Barefoot in the Bindis

Angela Wales

Biography; Memoirs

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A circle of pine trees, a sagging wire fence, and a roof that was once painted... [more]

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I'm Fine (and other lies): Postnatal depression, motherhood,  and trying to actually be fine

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I'm Fine (and other lies): Postnatal depression, motherhood, and trying...

Megan Blandford

Memoirs; Health & Self-Help

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With her career down the toilet, a husband who was never home, a baby screaming non-stop and her cries for help falling on... [more]

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A Novel Idea

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A Novel Idea

Fiona McGregor

Biography; Memoirs

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A Novel Idea is a memoir in photoessay form that follows Fiona McGregor's life as she writes her award-winning novel Indelible... [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 Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Michael Scott Moore

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Religion & politics; Human rights

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With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between... [more]

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My Life with Murderers: Behind Bars with the World's Most Violent Men

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My Life with Murderers: Behind Bars with the World's Most Violent Men

David Wilson

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Violence in society; Criminal or forensic psychology

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A true crime memoir like no other, Professor David Wilson gets inside the mind of a murderer and tries to uncover what drives... [more]

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

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Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with illness; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Popular psychology

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The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive [more]

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Out of Egypt

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Out of Egypt

Andre Aciman

Biography; Memoirs

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This memoir evokes the cosmopolitan city of Alexandria, and chronicles the exploits of the author's Jewish family, from its... [more]

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A Tokyo Romance

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A Tokyo Romance

Ian Buruma

Biography; Memoirs

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Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970s.... [more]

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

Kate Nicholls

Biography; Memoirs; Alternative lifestyles; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel writing

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A mother's gritty yet often humorous account of bringing up her five children in a lion research camp; a 21st-century My Family... [more]

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The Erratics: 2019 Stella Prize Winner

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The Erratics: 2019 Stella Prize Winner

Vicki Laveau-Harvie

Biography; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships

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Dark, sharp, blackly funny and powerful, this is memoir, wielded as weapon, with the tightly compressed energy of an explosive... [more]

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of the Autism Spectrum

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The PDA Paradox: The Highs and Lows of My Life on a Little-Known Part of...

Harry Thompson

Memoirs; Disability: social aspects; Psychology; Coping with disability

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By providing an eloquently written insight into the world of PDA, Thompson's memoir gives invaluable information to those... [more]

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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

Sir Christopher Mallaby

Memoirs; History; The Cold War; Diplomacy

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New paperback edition - An insider's account of the Cold War as seen by a key diplomat abroad and in London. A privileged... [more]

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further adventures of a young naturalist

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Journeys to the Other Side of the World: Further adventures of a young naturalist...

Sir David Attenborough

Biography; Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets

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The further adventures of a young David Attenborough - from Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern... [more]

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Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan

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Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan

Ursula Buchan

Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs

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John Buchan's name is known across the world for The Thirty-Nine Steps. In the past hundred years the classic thriller has... [more]

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China: In Life's Foreground

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China: In Life's Foreground

Audrey G. Donnithorne

Biography; Memoirs

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Audrey Donnithorne was born in Sichuan province, China, of British missionary parents. She is an economist and writer who... [more]

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The Hong Kong Letters: A Travel Memoir

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The Hong Kong Letters: A Travel Memoir

Gill Shaddick

Memoirs; Travel & holiday

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In the late sixties when the Beatles are top of the charts and Twiggy is hitting the catwalk, Gill embarks on a life-changing... [more]

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Diving into Glass

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Diving into Glass

Caro Llewellyn

Biography; Memoirs

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Caro Llewellyn was living her dream life in her adopted home of New York, directing an international literary festival. Then... [more]

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Talking Sideways

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Talking Sideways

Reg Dodd, Malcolm McKinnon

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Indigenous peoples

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Talking Sideways is a unique, enthralling and important contribution to the growing literature of place in Australia. Kim... [more]

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

Hedi Fried, Alice Olsson

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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One of the few remaining living Holocaust survivors answers the questions children ask her [more]

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