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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


A Bloody Business
Dylan Struzan
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The real story, unvarnished and uncensored, of the Mob's rise to power during Prohibition


The Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China's Hidden Mountains
Choo WaiHong
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In a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible border with Tibet is a place known as the 'Kingdom of Women', where a small tribe called the Mosuo lives in a cluster of villages that have changed little in centuries. This is one of the last matrilineal societies on earth, where power lies in the hands ...


Girl With Dove: A Life Built By Books
Sally Bayley
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'The word "mesmerising" is frequently applied to memoirs, but seldom as deservedly as in the case of Girl With Dove' Financial Times

'Reading is a form of escape and an avid reader is an escape artist...'


Brilliantly original, funny and clever ...


The Queen: The Life and Times of Elizabeth II
Catherine Ryan
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Catherine Ryan has written an intriguing biography of the life and times of one of the most famous, highly respected women in the world who, although she is now in her nineties, is still fit and healthy and looks very unlikely to hand over the reins to her successors any time soon.


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.


Utterly Brilliant!: My Life's Journey
Timmy Mallett
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In this entertaining and surprisingly moving autobiography, Timmy shares his journey through TV stardom, cycling the Camino and his passion for art


New State, Modern Statesman: Hashim Thaci - A Biography
Roger Boyes, Suzy Jagger
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A fascinating study of how a NATO intervention can work in a nation state if backed by a strong commitment to support democratic government.


Sultan of Swing: The Life of David Butler
Michael Crick
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Based on interviews with Butler himself, his friends, colleagues and family, and with access to many previously unseen papers, Crick chronicles the long and energetic life of the greatest analyst of British elections - a story which weaves its way through post-war history with surprises, colour and humour.


This Long Pursuit: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer
Richard Holmes
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'A masterly performance by the greatest literary biographer of his generation' Oldie


Wishful Drinking
Carrie Fisher
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In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher told the true and intoxicating story of her life with inimitable wit.

Born to celebrity parents, she was picked to play a princess in a little movie called Star Wars when only 19 years old. "But it isn't all sweetness and light sabres." Alas, aside from a demanding ...


The Globalist: Peter Sutherland - His Life and Legacy
John Walsh
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THE GLOBALIST is the first in-depth biography of an international power-broker who was instrumental in shaping the global economy that we know today.


Undivided: Coming Out, Becoming Whole, and Living Free From Shame
Vicky Beeching
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Vicky Beeching, called "arguably the most influential Christian of her generation" in The Guardian, began writing songs for the church in her teens. By the time she reached her early thirties, Vicky was a household name in churches on both sides of the pond.


Arsene Wenger: The Biography
Xavier Rivoire
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A highly readable portrait of an astute and incisive manager.


Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
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During his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) served his country in many capacities, including as the third President of the United States. But ultimately, this gifted individual — an accomplished architect, naturalist, and linguist — wished to be remembered primarily as the writer ...


I Know a Woman: The inspiring connections between the women who have shaped our world
Kate Hodges
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Explores the links between 84 pioneering women in order to show the indomitable strength of womankind.


Cider With Rosie
Laurie Lee
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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 of the place, Laurie Lee depicts a world that is both immediate and real and belongs to a now-distant past.


Night
Elie Wiesel
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Born into a Jewish family in Romania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were rounded up by the Nazis, corralled into trains, and transported first into the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz and then to Buchanwald. This is his terrifying and intimate account of the increasing horrors he endured, ...


The Drowned And The Saved
Primo Levi
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Primo Levi's devastating and classic account of what it meant to have survived the Holocaust.

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