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Memoirs

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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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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

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I Built No Schools in Kenya: A Year of Unmitigated Madness

Kirsten Drysdale

Biography; Memoirs; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Humour

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In September 2010, Kirsten Drysdale was tricked. Her friend called with a job offer too curious to refuse- a cruisey-gig as... [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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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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Slice Girls

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Slice Girls

Joan Arakkal

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession

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When Dr Joan Arakkal chooses to specialise in orthopaedics while training in India, a field traditionally occupied by men,... [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

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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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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

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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

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Bon: The Last Highway

Jesse Fink

Music; Memoirs

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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

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'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)

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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

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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

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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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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

Michael Korda

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [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

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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

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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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