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Memoirs

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The Chronology of Water

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The Chronology of Water

Lidia Yuknavitch

Biography; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

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

Hardback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf

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All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf

Katharine Smyth

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Coping with death & bereavement

Hardback

A wise, moving debut about the pain of losing a parent and the power of literature to light our way through it. [more]

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Keepers of History: New Zealand Centenarians Tell Their Stories

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Keepers of History: New Zealand Centenarians Tell Their Stories

Renee Hollis

Memoirs; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Society & culture: general

Hardback

In 2017, Renee Hollis interviewed 120 people over the age of 100, living in every region of New Zealand. From the everyday... [more]

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In Black

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back In...

Jesse Fink

Music; Memoirs

Paperback

Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, forensic, unflinching, and masterful biography AC/DC's Bon... [more]

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Educated

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Educated

Tara Westover

Biography; Memoirs; Education

Paperback

'A memoir to stand alongside classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage ... a compelling and ultimately joyous... [more]

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Granta 145: Ghosts

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Granta 145: Ghosts

Sigrid Rausing

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

Paperback

Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry,... [more]

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Becoming: Mi Historia

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Becoming: Mi Historia

Michelle Obama

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Languages & ESL

Paperback

An intimate memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood... [more]

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Salt On Your Tongue: Women and the Sea

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Salt On Your Tongue: Women and the Sea

Charlotte Runcie

Memoirs; Pregnancy, birth & baby care; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A lyrical exploration of the sea, how it inspires art, music and literature and how it connects us, from the Daily Telegraph's... [more]

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The Ocean Fell Into The Drop

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The Ocean Fell Into The Drop

Terence Stamp

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Memoirs

Paperback

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

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

Sy Montgomery

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Wildlife: general interest; Domestic animals & pets

Paperback

National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals--her friends--who have profoundly... [more]

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How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment - the Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life

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How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment - the Power of Grudges...

Sophie Hannah

Memoirs; Psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

The ultimate guide on how to use grudges to be your happiest, most optimistic and most forgiving self! [more]

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

Paperback

Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [more]

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

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Close to Home: Selected Writings

Alice Pung

Biography; Memoirs; Social issues & processes

Paperback

This delightful collection brings together Alice Pung's most loved writing, on migration, family, identity, art and more.... [more]

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The Trailblazing Story of Susan Alberti: The Footy Lady

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The Trailblazing Story of Susan Alberti: The Footy Lady

Stephanie Asher

Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Tells the true tale of a trailblazer - the extraordinary story of Susan Alberti, a lady of many firsts. The woman from the... [more]

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Last Days in Old Europe: Trieste '79, Vienna '85, Prague '89

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Last Days in Old Europe: Trieste '79, Vienna '85, Prague '89

Richard Bassett

Memoirs; History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War

Hardback

Part memoir, part reflection, this book brings to life central Europe during the last ten years of the Cold War. It begins... [more]

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The Destiny Thief

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The Destiny Thief

Richard Russo

Memoirs; Literary essays; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Hardback

A master of the novel, short story and memoir, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very... [more]

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Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

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Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

Garrard Conley

Biography; Memoirs; Gay studies (Gay men)

Paperback

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL... [more]

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