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David Sheppard: Batting for the Poor: The authorized biography of the celebrated cricketer and bishop
Professor Andrew Bradstock
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Batting for the Poor is the authorised biography of David Sheppard, telling the story of his life as a celebrated cricketer and his remarkable work as Bishop of Liverpool.


A Diary of The Lady: My First Year As Editor
Rachel Johnson
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Appointed editor of "The Lady" - the oldest women's weekly in the world - the author faced the challenge of a lifetime. For a start, how do you become an editor when you've never, well, edited? In this title, the author shows how she takes on the challenge of saving "The Lady", Britain's oldest women's weekly.


A Great Feast of Light: Growing Up Irish in the Television Age
John Doyle
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John Doyle was born in the small town of Nenagh in Co Tipperary 1957. In 1962, his father purchased the family's first television set, and John became aware that television was changing the world of provincial Ireland beyond all recognition. This memoir provides a portrait of a country standing on the brink of dramatic, irrevocable change.


Uncanny Valley: A Memoir
Anna Wiener
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'Joan Didion at a startup' Rebecca Solnit


'Impossibly pleasurable' Jia Tolentino


'This is essential reading' Stylist


Closing Ranks: My Life as a Cop: As Portrayed on SMALL AXE, A Collection of Five Films
Dr Leroy Logan
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The story of retired superintendent Dr Leroy Logan, MBE, one of the black officers who helped change the Met


A Quarter Glass of Milk: The rawness of grief and the power of the mountains
Moire O'Sullivan
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When Moire O'Sullivan's husband, Pete, took his own life, she was left with a stark choice: to weep forever over the glass of milk that had just spilt or get on with the quarter that was still remaining. An inspiring story of one woman's path to rebuild her family's life at the hardest of times.


As the Smoke Clears: The inspirational true story of surviving Greece's deadly wildfires, overcoming devastating loss, and discovering a path to renewal
Zoe Holohan
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An inspiring true story of love, loss and a fight for survival from Zoe Holohan, the Irish woman who lost her husband while on honeymoon, and suffered devastating injuries herself, in Greece's deadly 2018 wildfires.


Nanny, Ma and me: An Irish story of family, race and home
Jade Jordan, Dominique Jordan, Kathleen Jordan
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A stunning story of three generations of Irish women - Kathleen, Dominique and Jade Jordan -- and an account of family, race and belonging.


Unbroken: A journey of adversity, mental strength and physical fitness
Aidan O'Mahony
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A fascinating insight into the life of a modern GAA player.


The Early Diaries: including An Unnatural Pursuit and How's That for Telling 'Em, Fat Lady?
Simon Gray
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'There are few things more enjoyable than reading the diaries of Simon Gray.' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday

Simon Gray's witty, painful, and acutely observed Early Diaries chronicle the highs and lows of bringing two of his plays to the stage.


High Hopes: Making Music, Losing My Way, Learning to Live
Steve Garrigan
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A stunningly told and deeply personal memoir from the lead singer of Irish rockband Kodaline.


Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence
Tanya Selvaratnam
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"Selvaratnam very bravely and compellingly uses her personal experience to shine a light on the global crisis of violence against women. An important book for the women's rights movement, Assume Nothing demonstrates that violence against women exists across race, class, economic status and education ...


Everybody Knew: A Boy. Two Brothers. A Stolen Childhood.
Michael Clemenger
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You can tell me, it won't get back to Brother Price."'Michael Clemenger was handed over as a baby to the unloving care of a religious-run children's home. Although everybody at the institution knew, even the two Brothers' 'protection' did not save Michael from merciless beatings by other sadistic men charged with his care.


When Bobby Met Christy: The Story of Bobby Weasley and a Wayward Horse
Declan Colley
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The heatwarming and unlikely story of Irish jockey Bobby Beasley.


Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire
Katherine Connelly
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Lively and accessible biography of Sylvia Pankhurst, from suffragette to anti-Fascist activist.


Trespassers: A Memoir
Julia O'Faolain
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A book about being an outsider looking in, a trespasser in Ireland and in other countries - France, Italy in the late 1950s, the West Coast during the turbulent sixties - and also in other lives, the permanent temptation of the creative writer.


Churchill And Orwell: The Fight for Freedom
Thomas Ricks
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"A dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism from the left and right alike"--Amazon.com.


Extreme Metaphors
J. G. Ballard
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A startling and at times unsettlingly prescient collection of J. G. Ballard's greatest interviews.


How to Be Famous
Caitlin Moran
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A Library Journal Best Book of 2018 Johanna Morrigan (aka Dolly Wilde) has it all: she is nineteen, lives in her own flat in London, and writes for the coolest music magazine in Britain. Her star is rising, just not quickly enough for her liking. Then John Kite, Johanna’s unrequited love, has an album ...


I've Seen the Future and I'm Not Going
Peter McGough
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"Peter McGough--half of the team of McDermott & McGough, artists known for their painting, photography, sculpture and film--writes about the trauma of growing up gay in 1950s suburbia; about the East Village art scene of the 1980s when he knew Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons ...

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