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Memoirs

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living from Nearly Dying

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In Love with the World: What a Buddhist Monk Can Teach You About Living...

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Buddhist life & practice; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism

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The Buddhist master brings together ancient wisdom learned throughout his life and on his four-year wandering retreat, with... [more]

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The Photographer at Sixteen

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The Photographer at Sixteen

George Szirtes

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Genocide & ethnic cleansing

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A poet's memoir of his mother that flows backwards through time, and excavates a shard of European history - a deeply honest,... [more]

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The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra

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The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra

Eliot Weisman, Jennifer Valoppi

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

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In the bestselling tradition of Henry Bushkin's Johnny Carson comes THE WAY IT WAS: My Life with Frank Sinatra, a frank and... [more]

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Say Hello

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Say Hello

Carly Findlay

Biography; Memoirs

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A forthright, honest and rousingly triumphant memoir from a woman who has to live with a highly visible different appearance... [more]

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Duped: Compulsive Liars and How They Can Deceive You

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Duped: Compulsive Liars and How They Can Deceive You

Abby Ellin

Biography; Memoirs; The self, ego, identity, personality; Family & relationships; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Popular psychology

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In Duped, New York Times journalist Abby Ellin explores those lured in and betrayed by compulsive liars. [more]

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The Monk of Mokha

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The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers

Biography; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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The bestselling author of The Circle tells the true story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a young Yemeni-American man raised in... [more]

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Churchill'S Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian Civil War

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Churchill'S Abandoned Prisoners: The British Soldiers Deceived in the Russian...

Rupert Wieloch

Memoirs; History; International relations; Prisoners of war

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The Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War from 1918-1920 forms the backdrop to this extraordinary story of the fate... [more]

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Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures

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Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures

Joely Fisher

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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Actress, director, entertainer Joely Fisher invites readers backstage, into the intimate world of her career and family with... [more]

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No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters

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No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters

Ursula K Le Guin (New Directions)

Memoirs; Literary essays; Anthologies (non-poetry); Literature: history & criticism

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From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state... [more]

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

Agnes Grunwald-Spier

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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New paperback edition - A moving and detailed portrait of women in the most terrible circumstances, by a respected author... [more]

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World - From Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World...

Malala Yousafzai

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Refugees & political asylum; Migration, immigration & emigration

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Malala Yousafzai presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with her own story of her displacement in this... [more]

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

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Jacob's Room is Full of Books: A Year of Reading

Susan Hill

Memoirs; Literary companions

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When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly... [more]

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Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

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Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing

Robert A. Caro

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: general; Politics & government; Press & journalism

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Readers already familiar with Caro's work, meanwhile, will be thrilled at the revelations on offer, including how he discovered... [more]

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Imperfect

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Imperfect

Lee Kofman

Biography; Memoirs

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By the time she was eleven and living in Russia, Lee Kofman had undergone several major operations on both a defective heart... [more]

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of Mrs Louisa Durrell

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of...

David Shimwell, Lee Durrell

Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Explore the story of the Durrell family through the recipes and the food they enjoyed cooking and eating at parties, dinners... [more]

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An Unconventional Wife: The Life of Julia Sorell Arnold

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An Unconventional Wife: The Life of Julia Sorell Arnold

Mary Hoban

Biography; Biography: literary; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory

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The page-turning biography of an Australian woman who refused to bend to the expectations of her husband and her time. [more]

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The Chronology of Water

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The Chronology of Water

Lidia Yuknavitch

Biography; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory

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A journey of addiction, grief and the healing power of art - the highly acclaimed memoir from the author of The Book of Joan... [more]

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Time to Go

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Time to Go

Guy Kennaway

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Medicine; Family & health

Hardback

In 2017 Susie Kennaway asked her son Guy to kill her. 88 years old, with an older and infirm husband, Susie wanted to avoid... [more]

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The Little Girl on the Ice Floe

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The Little Girl on the Ice Floe

Adelaide Bon

Biography; Memoirs; Sexual abuse & harassment

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A powerful and personal account of the devastating consequences of childhood rape: a valuable voice for the #MeToo conversation... [more]

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How To Make Gravy

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How To Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Memoirs

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Over four nights the author performed, in alphabetical order, one hundred of his songs from the previous three decades. In... [more]

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The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal

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The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal...

William J Burns

Memoirs; History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political science & theory; Diplomacy

Hardback

Bill Burns is a treasure of American diplomacy. --Hillary Clinton The Back Channel shows how diplomacy works, why it matters,... [more]

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Never Grow Up

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Never Grow Up

Jackie Chan

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

A candid, honest memoir from one of the most recognisable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world.... [more]

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Heavy: An American Memoir

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Heavy: An American Memoir

Kiese Laymon

Biography; Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

In this powerful and provocative memoir, genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon explores what the weight of a lifetime... [more]

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Leeward: A Memoir

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Leeward: A Memoir

Geoffrey Lehmann

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs

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Offers a lyrical and honest memoir of a poet's life in Sydney. From Lavender Bay to Lindfield, Geoff Lehmann tells the story... [more]

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The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artists

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The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artists

Michael Peppiatt

Memoirs; History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Travel writing

Hardback

A love letter to Paris and a memoir of a life spent at its bohemian heart, rich with adventures, misadventures and the beauty... [more]

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