Biographies & Memoirs

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When They Call You a Terrorist: A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World
Patrisse Khan-Cullors, asha bandele
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The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born, adapted for young adults and featuring brand new content including photos and journal entries


Bloody Brilliant People: The Couples and Partnerships That History Forgot
Cathy Newman
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'Sometimes, 1+1 = changing the world. Cathy Newman's witty, warm history on the power of determined couples will make you look at your relationship and wonder, "Could we be doing more this weekend than just going to IKEA?"' CAITLIN MORAN


Marco Polo
Jonathan Clements
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The records of the Chinese Yuan dynasty do not mention a Marco Polo at all (and they should), and there are some suspicious omissions from Polo's text - no tea, no foot-binding, no mention of Chinese printing, or even of the Great Wall. Did Polo even go to China?


Modern Women: 52 Pioneers who changed the World
Kira Cochrane
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Modern Women is a celebration of 52 influential and inspiring women who have changed the world through their lives, work and actions


Wilde
Jonathan Fryer
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The big Irishman with the golden tongue has posthumously proved that the world is not black and white. The author's wit and his paradoxes are understood as profound and moral; his best plays are recognised as gems of English comedy.


Tito
Neil Barnett
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The break-up of Yugoslavia, the country Tito, the Croat turned Yugoslav had created was inevitable after his death in 1980. This title deals with Tito, an inspirational partisan leader, doctrinaire communist and yet a thorn in Moscow's side, and a leading light in the Non Aligned Movement.


Cult Following: My escape and return to the Children of God
Bexy Cameron
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Can you ever escape your childhood?


Guarded by Dragons: Encounters with Rare Books and Rare People
Rick Gekoski
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Guarded by Dragons follows rare book dealer Rick Gekoski as he uncovers the mysteries behind the most unusual manuscripts and archives, where stories are weaved within stories.


Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim
David Sedaris
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*A new roundup of personal essays - surprising, disarming, heartbreakingly funny - from the #1 bestselling writer Time named America's Favorite Humorist.


Cider With Rosie
Laurie Lee
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The classic evocative tale of an idyllic childhood in the English countryside Cider with Rosie is a wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a village before electricity or cars, a timeless place on the verge of change. Growing up amongst the fields and woods and characters ...


Arthur Jeffress: A Life in Art
Gill Hedley
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Arthur Jeffress was an art dealer and collector from a Virginian family who bequeathed his "subversive little collection" (Derek Hill) to Tate and Southampton City Art Gallery on his suicide in 1961. That suicide, a result of his expulsion from Venice, has been the subject of speculation in many memoirs.

Gill ...


Walking Through Clear Water In a Pool Painted Black: Collected Stories
Cookie Mueller
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A new edition of the cult classic, with over two dozen additional stories, from the godmother of autofiction


Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man
Thomas Page McBee
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An exploration of modern masculinity by the first transgender man to box at Madison Square Garden, shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize


Twice-Rescued Child: An orphan tells his story of double redemption
Thomas Graumann, Tricia Goyer
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The story of Thomas Graumann, rescued first as a child from the Nazis and then a second time when he gave his life to Christ. It would be the start of a lifelong mission.


Diana: Her Last Love
Kate Snell
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An insight into Diana's world and a thorough interpretation of events central to the last years of her life. Reissue includes an afterword reflecting on Diana's legacy and addressing current royal events.


Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 1898-1940
Jed Perl
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The first biography of America's greatest twentieth-century sculptor, Alexander Calder: an authoritative and revelatory achievement, based on a wealth of letters and papers never before available, and written by one of our most renowned art critics. Alexander Calder is one of the most beloved and widely ...


The Little Book of Boris: In His Own Words
Orange Hippo!
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A collection of over 170 quotes from the man who once said he was more likely to 'be reincarnated as an olive' than become prime minister.


Brief Lives 3 - Newton
Peter Ackroyd
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Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the English genius, made his greatest contributions to original thought before the age of twenty-five, while at home in Lincolnshire escaping the great plague of 1665, a period of which he wrote: 'I was in the prime of age for invention'. This book demonstrates his perceptions, which changed our world forever.


Virginia Woolf
Nigel Nicolson
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'You cannot find peace by avoiding life' Virginia WoolfAn intimate portrait of Virginia, the best-known and most influential Bloomsbury author of them all - 'All you need to know about the modernist, feminist icon' TIME OUT


White
Bret Easton Ellis
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Bret Easton Ellis is most famous for his era-defining novel American Psycho and its terrifying anti-hero, Patrick Bateman. With that book, and many times since, Ellis proved himself to be one of the world’s most fearless and clear-sighted observers of society – the glittering surface and the darkness ...

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