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Memoirs

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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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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

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

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Time to Go

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Time to Go

Guy Kennaway

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Medicine; Family & health

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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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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

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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

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

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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

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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)

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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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From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faith

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From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faith

Sohrab Ahmari

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian life & practice; Media, information & communication industries

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Sohrab Ahmari was a teenager living under the Iranian ayatollahs when he decided that there is no God. Nearly two decades... [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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Tara: Memoirs from the Boudoir

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Tara: Memoirs from the Boudoir

Tara Taylor

Biography; Memoirs

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In a similar style to 50 Shades of Grey, Taylor Tara writes a memoir of her decision and life to enter the forbidden world... [more]

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Silence: In the Age of Noise

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Silence: In the Age of Noise

Erling Kagge

Memoirs; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology

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This translation originally published: London: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd., 2017. [more]

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Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison: Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy and the Extraordinary Efforts it Took to Get Me Out

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Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison: Solitary Confinement, a Sham...

Jason Rezaian

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Prisons; Politics & government; Press & journalism

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An important story. Harrowing, and suspenseful, yes-but it's also a deep dive into a complex and egregiously misunderstood... [more]

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an Unusual Bunch of Suspects

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Reds Under the Bed: ASIO and an Unusual Bunch of Suspects

Michael Komesaroff

Memoirs; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Espionage & secret services

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ASIO maintained a vast library of files on half a million citizens, most of whom were never a threat to Australia's security.... [more]

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

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Beyond Survival: A Holocaust Memoir

Kenneth Arkwright

Memoirs; History

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With these bald statements Ken Arkwright commences the story of his life. There have been countless stories written by and... [more]

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial violence, wild horses and the supernatural

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The Last Wild West: The saga of Northern Territory cattle stations, racial...

Neil H. Atkinson

Memoirs; History

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The story of a man wanting to move forward by travelling back to where he was born, the Northern Territory. Finding himself... [more]

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An Accidental Memoir

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An Accidental Memoir

J.P. Lachs

Biography; Memoirs

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J.P. Lachs relates the story of her Polish family history in this educational and insightful memoir covering the First and... [more]

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Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers

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Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers...

Elaine Mokhtefi

Memoirs; History; African history; Political ideologies

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A fascinating portrait of life with the Black Panthers in Algiers: a story of liberation and radical politics [more]

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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

Bruce Handy

Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Children's literature studies: general

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It's a profound, eye-opening experience to reencounter books that you once treasured after decades apart. A clear-eyed love... [more]

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The World Was Whole

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The World Was Whole

Fiona Wright

Biography; Memoirs

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The follow-up to Fiona Wright's essay collection Small Acts of Disappearance - winner of the Nita B. Kibble Award and the... [more]

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