Biographies & Memoirs

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Transformed: A Navy SEAL's Unlikely Journey from the Throne of Africa, to the Streets of the Bronx, to Defying All Odds
Remi Adeleke
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An inspiring story of following God's voice, overcoming the odds, and ultimately experiencing true personal transformation.


Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense
Jenny Uglow
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Where do these human-like animals and birds and these odd adventures - some gentle, some violent, some musical, some wild - come from? In this book the author's many drawings that accompany his verse are almost hyper-real, as if he wants to free the creatures from the page. It depended on patrons and moved in establishment circles.


From Last to First: A Long-Distance Runner's Journey from Failure to Success
Charlie Spedding
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For anyone aspiring to run a marathon, or indeed anyone who wants to set themselves a goal they think beyond their reach - and achieve it - this is an essential book.


Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris
Derek Johns
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Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. As James Morris she was the journalist who brought back the story of the conquest of Everest in 1953 and who discovered incontrovertible evidence of British involvement in the Suez Crisis of 1956.


Learning from Henri Nouwen and Vincent van Gogh: A Portrait of the Compassionate Life
Carol A. Berry
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Including unpublished material recorded from Henri Nouwen's lectures, this book comes at the request of the Henri Nouwen's literary estate from someone who knew him as a teacher and friend. Carol Berry brings her own experience in both ministry and art education to bear as she unpacks the much misunderstood ...


FREDDIE: The Second Coming of Sir Freddie Laker (1982-2006): 2
Ania Grzesik, Gregory Dix
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In My Mother's Footsteps: A Palestinian Refugee Returns Home
Mona Hajjar Halaby
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In My Mother's Footsteps is a moving and heart-rending journey of a daughter discovering her roots and recovering her mother's beloved past. It's also an intimate and tender account of daily life for Palestinians as never seen before. For fans of The Bookseller of Kabul and The Beekeeper of Aleppo.


Monsieur Proust's Library
Anka Muhlstein
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CELEBRATING THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF MARCEL PROUST "Proust not only brought to the fore the beauty of centuries past but also set the scene for the era of modernism. This genius could not have so gloriously entered the twentieth century had he not proudly stood on the shoulders of giants." ...


Trump And His Generals
Peter Bergen
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From one of America's preeminent national security journalists, an explosive, news-breaking account of Donald Trump's collision with the American national security establishment, and with the world It is a simple fact that no president in American history brought less foreign policy experience to the ...


I Just Wanted To Save My Family
Adriana Hunter, Stephan Pelissier
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The timely, powerful memoir of a man unjustly charged with a crime for helping his relatives, refugees from Syria. For trying to save his in-laws, who were fleeing certain death in Syria, Stéphan Pélissier was threatened with fifteen years in prison by the Greek justice system, which accused him of ...


The Price of Dreams
Margherita Giacobino
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Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography
Meredith Ochs
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Duty of Care: 'This is the book everyone should read about COVID-19' Kate Mosse
Dr Dominic Pimenta
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The first book to tell the full story of the Covid-19 pandemic, from an NHS doctor working inside hospitals to save lives and combat the virus on the front line.


How Not to be American: Misadventures in the Land of the Free
Todd McEwen
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Todd McEwen left the United States in 1980, but it's still driving him crazy.


How to Leave Twitter: My Time as Queen of the Universe and Why This Must Stop
Grace Dent
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Three years ago columnist and author Grace Dent joined new social network site Twitter, mainly as a place to dump her surplus jokes, rant about garbage TV and post exclusive j-pegs of her hot new toenail-varnish.


Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
Heather Harpham
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A page-turning, shirt-grabbing true story that follows a one-of-a-kind family required to make nearly unimaginable choices


No Cure for Being Human: (and Other Truths I Need to Hear)
Kate Bowler
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The bestselling author of Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I've Loved) asks, how do you move forward with a life you didn't choose?Hailed by Glennon Doyle as 'the Christian Joan Didion', Kate Bowler used to accept the modern idea that life is an endless horizon of possibilities, a series ...


The Shapeless Unease: A Year of Not Sleeping
Samantha Harvey
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'Easily one of the truest and best books I've read about what it's like to be alive now, in this country' Max PorterSleep. Then you think about it all the time, and the less you have the more you think about it. For Samantha Harvey, extreme sleep deprivation resulted in a raw clarity about life itself.


Charles Dickens
Michael Slater
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A biography that reveals Dickens the man through the profession in which he excelled. Drawing on a study of this prodigiously brilliant figure, it explores the personal and emotional life, the high-profile public activities, the relentless travel, the charitable works, the amateur theatricals and the astonishing productivity.


Galileo: Watcher of the Skies
David Wootton
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Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of science. Tackling Galileo as astronomer, engineer, and author, this book places him at the centre of Renaissance culture. It drawing extensively on Galileo's voluminous letters, many of which were self-censored and sly.

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