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Walking with Peety by Eric O'Grey

Walking with Peety

Eric O'Grey

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Eric was 150 pounds overweight and depressed. After a lifetime of failed diets and the onset of type 2 diabetes, he went to a doctor who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten dog....

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Rebel by Nick Nolte

Rebel

Nick Nolte

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"Legendary actor Nick Nolte delivers his most revealing performance yet. This intimate memoir is a tale of art, passion, commitment, addiction, and the quest for personal enlightenment as intense and hypnotic as the man himself. In a career spanning decades,...

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Legacy by Gordon Tietjens

Legacy

Gordon Tietjens

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"'Gordon 'Titch' Tietjens, pioneer of the global sevens game, is one of New Zealand's greatest ever rugby coaches. His many accolades - including 12 IRB World Series, two IRB Rugby World Cups and four Commonwealth Games gold medals - easily place him...

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Down the dirt roads by Rachael Treasure

Down the dirt roads

Rachael Treasure

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"'For me, being in a paddock means anything is possible ...' Country girl and bestselling novelist Rachael Treasure had worked hard to build a long-dreamed-of lifestyle on her own patch of dirt in Tasmania's rugged and beautiful wilderness. But through...

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Going south by Colin Hogg

Going south

Colin Hogg

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"Author Colin Hogg returns to his native soil, the south of the South Island, on a sentimental journey of rediscovery - with a difference. Accompanying him is one of his oldest friends, a fellow Southlander, and now terminally ill fellow journalist. They...

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Escape artist by Peter Monteath

Escape artist

Peter Monteath

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"The never-before-told story of World War II escape artist extraordinaire, Johnny Peck. In August 1941, an eighteen-year-old Australian soldier made his first prison break - an audacious night-time escape from a German prisoner-of-war camp in Crete. Astoundingly,...

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Daughter of Gloriavale by Lilia Tarawa

Daughter of Gloriavale

Lilia Tarawa

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"One young woman's true story of growing up in Gloriavale Christian Community, the repressive cult led by her grandfather, the charismatic and controlling Hopeful Christian [né Neville Cooper]. In this personal account, Lilia Tarawa exposes the shocking...

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Darkest hour by Anthony McCarten

Darkest hour

Anthony McCarten

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"May, 1940. Britain is at war. The horrors of blitzkrieg have seen one Western European democracy after another fall in rapid succession to Nazi boot and shell. Invasion seems mere hours away. Just days after becoming prime minister, Winston Churchill...

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Sound by Bella Bathurst

Sound

Bella Bathurst

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In 1997, Bella Bathurst began to go deaf. Within a few months, she had lost half her hearing, and the rest was slipping away. She wasn't just missing punchlines, she was missing most of the conversation - and all of the jokes. For the next twelve years...

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The Bettencourt affair by Thomas (Thomas Alexander) Sancton

The Bettencourt affair

Thomas (Thomas Alexander) Sancton

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"Was the world's wealthiest woman--Liliane Bettencourt--heir to an estimated thirty-six-billion-dollar L'Oreal fortune, the victim of a con man? Or were her own family the real villains? This riveting narrative tells the real-life, shocking story behind...

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The Vanity Fair diaries by Tina Brown

The Vanity Fair diaries

Tina Brown

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"Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood.The...

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The saboteur by Paul Kix

The saboteur

Paul Kix

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"A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned...

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Promise me, Dad by Joseph R. Biden

Promise me, Dad

Joseph R. Biden

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""Promise me, Dad," Beau had told his father. "Give me your word that no matter what happens, you're going to be all right." Joe Biden gave him his word. Promise Me, Dad chronicles the year that followed, which would be the most momentous and challenging...

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Hidden figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden figures

Margot Lee Shetterly

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"Before John Glenn orbited the Earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as "Human Computers," calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie of bright, talented...

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Bobby Kennedy by Christopher Matthews

Bobby Kennedy

Christopher Matthews

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"Bobby Kennedy was a personal hero to a multitude of Americans. As the train carrying his body headed to Washington, whites and blacks alike stood along the tracks, saluting him. They loved him as a fellow patriot who believed a great country could also...

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Marita by Marita Lorenz

Marita

Marita Lorenz

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"Few people can say they've seen some of the most significant moments of the twentieth century unravel before their eyes. Marita Lorenz is one of them. Born in Germany at the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nazi concentration camp as a...

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Uniquely human by George Hillier

Uniquely human

George Hillier

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"Hillier shares experiences that influenced his life using short stories, poetry, and characterizations to give glimpses into the wide spectrum of human emotions that we all share"--

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Tom Jones by Gwen Russell

Tom Jones

Gwen Russell

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The owner of one of the most recognizable faces - not to mention voices - in the entertainment business, Sir Tom Jones is the definition of a national treasure. It has been over fifty years since Jones's breakthrough single 'It's Not Unusual' reached...

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A book of untruths by Miranda Doyle

A book of untruths

Miranda Doyle

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'A book of untruths' is a family story told through a series of lies. Each short chapter features one of these lies, and each lie builds to form a picture of a life - Miranda Doyle's life, as she struggles to understand her complicated family and her...

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Horses, heifers and hairy pigs by Julian Norton

Horses, heifers and hairy pigs

Julian Norton

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The star of a television programme about his life as a Yorkshire vet, Julian Norton works at the relocated practice in Thirsk, made famous by James Herriot in his 'All creatures great and small' books. From his childhood love of animals, through his training...

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Morningstar by Ann Hood

Morningstar

Ann Hood

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"Growing up in a Rhode Island mill town in a household that didn't foster a love of literature, Ann Hood discovered nontheless that transformative power of books. In Morningstar, Hood recollects how The Bell Jar, Marjorie Morningstar, The Harrad Experiment,...

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Never caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Never caught

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

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"The story of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave who risked everything to escape the nation's capital and reach freedom"--

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Black to blue by Jamie (Police officer) author. Rooney

Black to blue

Jamie (Police officer) author. Roon...

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"A police officer currently serving as the Resource and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Officer in York, Maine, candidly relates her story of her childhood poverty, abuse, and dysfunctional families that motivated her to make something positive...

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Paul Hollywood by A. S. Dagnell

Paul Hollywood

A. S. Dagnell

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Paul Hollywood is the man of the moment in British baking. His luxurious dough recipes have been single-handedly responsible for the mass ignition of ovens across the UK since the advent of 'The Great British Bake Off'. Admired for his straight-talking...

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When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi

When breath becomes air

Paul Kalanithi

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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. This is the...

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Four mums in a boat by Janette Benaddi

Four mums in a boat

Janette Benaddi

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The incredible true story of four ordinary working mums from Yorkshire who took on an extraordinary challenge and broke a world record along the way, proving it's never too late to go on a life-changing adventure, experience the beauty and power of the...

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A crime in the family by Sacha Batthyány

A crime in the family

Sacha Batthyány

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A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold stories of the Second World War.

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An American family by Khizr Khan

An American family

Khizr Khan

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Khan electrified viewers around the world when he took the stage at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. When he offered to lend Donald Trump his own much-read and dog-eared pocket Constitution, his gesture perfectly encapsulated the feelings of millions....

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It's all relative by A. J. Jacobs

It's all relative

A. J. Jacobs

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Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

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The way it was by Eliot Weisman

The way it was

Eliot Weisman

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"In the bestselling tradition of Henry Bushkin's Johnny Carson comes THE WAY IT WAS: My Life with Frank Sinatra, a candid and eye-opening inside look at the final decades of Sinatra's life, told by his long-time manager and friend, Eliot Weisman. Eliot...

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Hank & Jim by Scott Eyman

Hank & Jim

Scott Eyman

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"Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars in Hollywood for forty years. They became friends and then roommates as stage actors in New York, and when they began making films in Hollywood, they roomed together again. Between them they...

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Is there life outside the box? by Peter Davison

Is there life outside the box?

Peter Davison

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Peter Davison became a national treasure for having his arm up a cow in his role as Tristan Farnon in 'All Creatures Great And Small'. Then in 1981 he secured his place in science fiction history by becoming the fifth Doctor Who. The 'Time Lord' connection...

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Odd girl out by Laura E. James

Odd girl out

Laura E. James

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From childhood, Laura James knew she was different, struggling to cope in a world that often made no sense. It wasn't until she reached her forties that she found out why. She learned, quite by chance, that she was one of the 700,000 people in the UK...

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Lou Reed by Anthony DeCurtis

Lou Reed

Anthony DeCurtis

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"The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou Reed As lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at once a source of transcendent beauty and...

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Make your bed by William H. (William Harry) McRaven

Make your bed

William H. (William Harry) McRaven

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In 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven gave a commencement speech at the University of Texas, Austin, and shared the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges throughout his life. The speech went viral. This...

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Caught in the revolution by Helen Rappaport

Caught in the revolution

Helen Rappaport

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'Caught in the Revolution' is Helen Rappaport's masterful telling of the outbreak of the Russian Revolution through eye-witness accounts left by foreign nationals who saw the drama unfold. Between the first revolution in February 1917 and Lenin's Bolshevik...

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The owl at the window by Carl Gorham

The owl at the window

Carl Gorham

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Part love story, part widower's diary, part tales of single parenting, this book tells of Carl Gorham's wife's cancer, her premature death and his attempts to rebuild his life afterwards with his six-year old daughter.

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Dear world by Bana Al Abed

Dear world

Bana Al Abed

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When seven-year-old Bana Alabed took to Twitter to describe the horrors she and her family were experiencing in war-torn Syria, her heartrending messages touched the world and gave a voice to millions of innocent children. Bana's happy childhood was abruptly...

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The fact of a body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

The fact of a body

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

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Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti-death penalty. But the moment convicted...

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The bright hour by Nina Riggs

The bright hour

Nina Riggs

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Riggs provides a memoir of living meaningfully with 'death in the room' after her terminal cancer diagnosis.

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Poetry will save your life by Jill Bialosky

Poetry will save your life

Jill Bialosky

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An unconventional and inventive coming-of-age memoir organized around forty-three remarkable poems by poets such as Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens and Sylvia Plath, from a critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and poet....

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The comfort food diaries by Emily Nunn

The comfort food diaries

Emily Nunn

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One life-changing night, reeling from her beloved brother's sudden death, a devastating breakup with her handsome engineer fiancé and eviction from the apartment they shared, Emily Nunn had lost all sense of family, home, and financial security. After...

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What happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton

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Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of...

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My good life in France by Janine Marsh

My good life in France

Janine Marsh

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Janine Marsh takes a day trip to France to pick up some cheap wine. A few hours later, she returns to England, having put in an offer on a rickety old barn in the rural Seven Valleys area of Pas-de-Calais. Giving up her job in London, she moves to France...

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Reading allowed by Chris Paling

Reading allowed

Chris Paling

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When novelist Chris Paling went for a job at his local library, he anticipated a quiet life - but soon discovered that the reality was somewhat different. He found that at times the library is an extension of A&E, while at other times it's a hostel for...

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Shepherd of another flock by David Wilbourne

Shepherd of another flock

David Wilbourne

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As the newly appointed vicar of Helmsley, David is looking forward to working in this picturesque market town in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Admittedly, the vicarage - which dates back to the twelfth century - is extremely cold and damp. And...

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Diana by Andrew Morton

Diana

Andrew Morton

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Twenty-five years after Diana: Her True Story was published, biographer Andrew Morton has revisited the secret tapes he made with the late princess to reveal startling new insights into her life and mind. This fully revised edition of his groundbreaking...

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Miss D & me by Kathryn Sermak

Miss D & me

Kathryn Sermak

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The legendary actress's personal assistant recounts their time together, discussing the renaissance of Davis's career in her later years and the public betrayal that nearly killed her.

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Swimming with seals by V. M. (Victoria M.) Whitworth

Swimming with seals

V. M. (Victoria M.) Whitworth

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This is a book about intense physical and personal experience, narrating how Victoria Whitworth began swimming in the cold waters of Orkney as a means of escaping a failing marriage.

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Arthur and Sherlock by Michael Sims

Arthur and Sherlock

Michael Sims

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As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph Bell. He observed as Dr Bell identified a patient's occupation, hometown and ailments both imagined and genuine from the smallest...

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A secret well kept by Constance Kell

A secret well kept

Constance Kell

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The United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency, most commonly know as MI5, was founded in 1909 by Sir Vernon Kell KBE. Kell ('K' within the agency) not only founded MI5 but was also its Director for 31 years, the longest tenure...

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Mockingbird songs by Wayne Flynt

Mockingbird songs

Wayne Flynt

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"A memoir of Wayne Flynt's friendship with Harper Lee, centered on a collection of letters between Harper Lee, her sisters, ... Wayne Flynt, and his wife"--

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Muhammad Ali by Michael Parkinson

Muhammad Ali

Michael Parkinson

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Prepare for a ringside seat to witness the four occasions when Michael Parkinson interviewed Muhammad Ali... The World Champion was God's gift to the interviewer: funny, articulate and outspoken, with a fascinating life story and unparalleled talent....

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Fire woman by Josephine Reynolds

Fire woman

Josephine Reynolds

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When seventeen-year-old Josephine Reynolds signed up to the Norfolk Fire Service in 1982, there was no such thing as a firefighter - only firemen. Nevertheless, she was determined to stick it out. From the gruelling fifteen months of training - wrestling...

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Two and two by Rafe Bartholomew

Two and two

Rafe Bartholomew

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Since 1854, McSorley's Old Ale House has been a New York institution. But it's also home to the deeply personal story of the author, who grew up there, and his father, Geoffrey "Bart" Bartholomew, who has worked the taps for forty-five years. Rafe's story...

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Sons and soldiers by Bruce B. Henderson

Sons and soldiers

Bruce B. Henderson

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As Jewish families were trying desperately to get out of Europe during the menacing rise of Hitler's Nazi party, some chose to send their young sons away to uncertain futures in America, perhaps never to see them again. As these boys became young men,...

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Wedding toasts I'll never give by Ada Calhoun

Wedding toasts I'll never give

Ada Calhoun

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Calhoun presents an unflinching but also loving portrait of her own marriage, opening a long-overdue conversation about the institution as it truly is: not the happy ending of a love story or a relic doomed by high divorce rates, but the beginning of...

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My own words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

My own words

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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"The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and...

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Ayesha's gift by Martin Sixsmith

Ayesha's gift

Martin Sixsmith

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From the author of the bestselling 'Philomena', made into the award-winning film starring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench, comes the story of a young woman, born in Pakistan, living in Britain, whose life is thrown into desperate turmoil by the violent death...

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My life in his paws by Wendy Hilling

My life in his paws

Wendy Hilling

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Wendy Hilling has a rare skin condition which means her skin is very delicate. Every moment is difficult and causes pain. It affects the body inside and out: her throat is very narrow and she can stop breathing at any time. But 8 years ago Wendy's life...

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Talking to strangers by Michael P. Harding

Talking to strangers

Michael P. Harding

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'It's always a bad idea to go online and book a flight when you've had too much wine. You never know where you might end up'. This was how Michael Harding found himself in a strange flat in Bucharest in January 2015, which set the tone for the rest of...

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Churchill and Orwell by Thomas E. Ricks

Churchill and Orwell

Thomas E. Ricks

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Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close to death in the mid-1930's -- Orwell shot in the neck in a trench line in the Spanish Civil War, and Churchill struck by a car in New York City. If they'd died then, history would scarcely remember them....

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Jimmy Buffett by Ryan (Journalist) White

Jimmy Buffett

Ryan (Journalist) White

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"Acclaimed music critic Ryan White has crafted the first definitive account of Buffett's rise from singing songs for beer to his emergence as a tropical icon and CEO behind the vast Margaritaville industrial complex. With interviews from friends, musicians,...

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Saving Charlotte by Pia de Jong

Saving Charlotte

Pia de Jong

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The author chronicles her newborn daughter's battle with a rare and deadly form of leukemia and the intuitive decision she and her husband made to forego chemotherapy and bring their daughter home to care for her.

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Daughter, mother, me by Alana Kirk

Daughter, mother, me

Alana Kirk

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In life, women can have many labels: daughter, wife, career woman, mother. Alana Kirk has worn them all; and, whilst her life is hectic, she feels in control. Then, four days after the birth of her third daughter, her mother suffers a massive stroke....

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For a girl by Mary-Rose MacColl

For a girl

Mary-Rose MacColl

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"Emerging from an unconventional, boisterously happy childhood, Mary-Rose MacColl was a rebellious teenager. And when, at the age of fifteen, her high-school teacher and her husband started inviting Mary-Rose to spend time with them, her parents were...

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Woman in the wilderness by Miriam Lancewood

Woman in the wilderness

Miriam Lancewood

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This inspirational story of adventure and bravery tells how one woman learned to dig deep and push the boundaries in order to discover what really matters in life. Miriam is a young Dutch woman living a primitive, nomadic life in the heart of the mountains...

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A forger's tale by Shaun Greenhalgh

A forger's tale

Shaun Greenhalgh

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"In 2007, Bolton Crown Court in the United Kingdom sentenced Shaun Greenhalgh to four years and eight months in prison for the crime of producing artistic forgeries. Working out of a shed in his parents' garden, Greenhalgh had successfully fooled some...

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Mrs D. is going within by Lotta Dann

Mrs D. is going within

Lotta Dann

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"Lotta Dann should have it all sorted. She's quit a dysfunctional drinking habit, has written a bestselling memoir and has launched a Government-funded website to help others get sober. Life should be sweet, right? Wrong. Despite outward appearances three...

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Island nurses by Leonie Howie

Island nurses

Leonie Howie

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"A story about the simple life on an isolated island; a story about two remarkable women and how they forged their careers in a remote place; a story of community and the births and deaths that shape its ups and downs; a classic story of making do and...

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Born a crime by Trevor Noah

Born a crime

Trevor Noah

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Trevor Noah is the host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah , where he gleefully provides America with its nightly dose of serrated satire. He is a light-footed but cutting observer of the relentless absurdities of politics, nationalism and race - and...

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Dear Michael, love Dad by Iain Maitland

Dear Michael, love Dad

Iain Maitland

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In 2007 Michael Maitland left home for university and in the years that followed he developed depression, OCD and, almost fatally, anorexia. It was only when Michael was taken to hospital in 2012, his body shutting down and his organs failing, that the...

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A long way home by Saroo Brierley

A long way home

Saroo Brierley

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"The miraculous and triumphant story of a young man who rediscovers not only his childhood life and home ... but an identity long-since left behind"--

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Tuesday's promise by Luis Carlos Montalván

Tuesday's promise

Luis Carlos Montalván

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"Luis Carlos Montalván's first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. Now he and Tuesday bring their healing mission to the next level, showing how these beautifully trained animals can assist soldiers, veterans and many others...

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Strangers tend to tell me things by Amy Dickinson

Strangers tend to tell me things

Amy Dickinson

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"Peeling back the curtain of her syndicated advice column, Amy Dickinson reveals much of the inspiration and motivation that has fueled her calling. This series of linked essays picks up where her earlier memoir left off, exploring themes of romance,...

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Dodge City by Thomas Clavin

Dodge City

Thomas Clavin

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"Dodge City, Kansas, started as a small military site and exploded with the country's westward expansion until its streets were lined with saloons and brothels serving gunmen, horse thieves, and desperadoes of every sort. By the 1870s, Dodge City was...

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Miss Muriel Matters by Robert Wainwright

Miss Muriel Matters

Robert Wainwright

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"In 1909 a young Australian actress made headlines around the world when she took to the sky over the British Houses of Parliament in an airship emblazoned with the slogan 'Votes for Women' and dropped leaflets over the city. Muriel Matters was dubbed...

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The secret life of Uri Geller by Jonathan Margolis

The secret life of Uri Geller

Jonathan Margolis

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"A completely revised and updated biography of Uri Geller in which the world famous man of mystery opens up about his work as a psychic spy for the CIA and Mossad - tying in with the release of a new documentary exploring this previously unknown area...

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Open the cage, Murphy by Paul O'Grady

Open the cage, Murphy

Paul O'Grady

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This is a roller coaster ride through a decade of Paul O'Grady's life. His brilliant comic creation 'Lily Savage' embraces success as to the manner born, and world domination beckons! stuffed to the gunwales with hilarious stories, extreme situations...

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The hurley maker's son by Patrick Deeley

The hurley maker's son

Patrick Deeley

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Patrick Deeley's train journey home to rural East Galway in autumn 1978 was a pilgrimage of grief: his giant of a father had been felled, the hurley-making workshop silenced. From this day, Patrick unfolds his childhood as a series of evocative moments,...

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A dog called Hope by Jason Morgan

A dog called Hope

Jason Morgan

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"A decade ago, special forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on an anti-narcotics raid. Months later, he regained consciousness in a U.S. military hospital. When told he would nver walk again, he responded: "Sir, yes,...

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Cravings by Judy Collins

Cravings

Judy Collins

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"Since childhood, folk legend Judy Collins has had a fraught relationship with food - one which nearly claimed her career and her life. Thinking she lacked self-discipline, Judy tried every diet plan, often using alcohol to dull the pain of her failures....

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No barriers by Erik Weihenmayer

No barriers

Erik Weihenmayer

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"Erik Weihenmayer is the first and only blind person to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Decending carefully, he and his team picked their way across deep crevasses and through the deadly Khumbu Icefall; when the mountain was finally...

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Spirit of the horse by William Shatner

Spirit of the horse

William Shatner

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William Shatner speaks from the heart about the remarkable effect horses have had on his life, and on the lives of others. Drawing not just from his own decades of experience but also from a wealth of classic horse stories, this book captures the unique...

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Believe me by Eddie Izzard

Believe me

Eddie Izzard

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"Critically acclaimed, award-winning British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard details his childhood, his first performances on the streets of London, his ascent to worldwide success on stage and screen, and his comedy shows which have won over audiences...

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Kennedy and King by Steven Levingston

Kennedy and King

Steven Levingston

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"The story of civil rights in the early 1960s is a tale of courageous sit-ins and marches, police brutality, violence, and murder. It is also a tale of two men: John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., a pair of gifted, charismatic, and ambitious leaders...

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The princess diarist by Carrie Fisher

The princess diarist

Carrie Fisher

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"Fisher's intimate and revealing recollection of what happened on one of the most famous film sets of all time--the first Star Wars movie--and what developed behind the scenes"--

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A life well played by Arnold Palmer

A life well played

Arnold Palmer

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"Palmer's parting gift to the world--a treasure trove of his entertaining anecdotes and timeless wisdom that readers, golfers and non-golfers alike, will celebrate and cherish"--

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This life I live by Rory Lee Feek

This life I live

Rory Lee Feek

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"Joey and Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music when Joey was diagnosed with a rapidly spreading cancer. By inviting so many into the final months of Joey's life as she battled cancer, they captured hearts around the world....

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Queen bees by Siân (Historian) Evans

Queen bees

Siân (Historian) Evans

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Queen Bees looks at the lives of six remarkable women who made careers out of being society hostesses, including Lady Astor, who went on to become the first female MP, and Mrs Greville, who cultivated relationships with Edward VII, as well as Lady Londonderry,...

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Not dead yet by Phil Collins

Not dead yet

Phil Collins

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"As one of only three musicians to sell over 100 million records, Phil Collins breathes rare air, but he has never lost his talent for crafting songs that touch listeners around the globe. This is the story of his epic career, from child actor to one...

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Sister Kate by Kate O'Hanlon

Sister Kate

Kate O'Hanlon

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Kate O'Hanlon spent sixteen years as sister in charge of A&E at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast during the most violent period of the troubles in Northern Ireland. She helped treat the victims of bombings, shootings and punishment attacks such...

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Agent 110 by Scott Miller

Agent 110

Scott Miller

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Miller brings to life a pivotal period of world history with a suspenseful account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of Germans conspiring to assassinate Hitler and negotiate surrender to bring about the end of World War II before the Soviet's...

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The Jersey brothers  by Sally Mott Freeman

The Jersey brothers

Sally Mott Freeman

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"The extraordinary, real-life adventure of three brothers at the center of one of the most dramatic turning points of World War II and their mad race to change history and save one of their own. They are three brothers, all Navy men, who end up coincidentally...

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The secrets of my life by Caitlyn Jenner

The secrets of my life

Caitlyn Jenner

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Bruce Jenner, the celebrated Olympic icon and later the patriarch of one of the most famous families in the world, seemed to be living a dream life of success, fame, and prosperity. But the all-American image and million-dollar smile belied a lifelong...

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The complete dictionary of Bible names by Stelman Smith

The complete dictionary of Bible names

Stelman Smith

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Every name in the Bible is included in The Complete Dictionary of Bible Names. Your own relationship with God will be enriched as you gain in-depth understanding of the meanings of biblical names. Whether you are looking for a biblical name for your child,...

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Juliet's answer by Glenn Dixon

Juliet's answer

Glenn Dixon

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"Nursing a broken heart, Glenn Dixon sets off to the home of Shakespeare's most famous lovers, Romeo and Juliet, in search of a cure. In Verona he voluteers to become one of the 'secretaries' who answer thousands of letters sent to Juliet each year from...

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The other mother by Kelly Chandler

The other mother

Kelly Chandler

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"For Kelly, meeting the right guy was pretty straightforward - becoming a 'spare mum' to his two sons was more daunting. It had taken long enough to get on with her own stepmum, and now Kelly suddenly found herself sharing responsibility for two mini-humans....

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Dewey by Vicki Myron

Dewey

Vicki Myron

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Traces the author's discovery of a half-frozen kitten in the drop-box of her small-community Iowa library and the feline's development into an affable library mascot whose intuitive nature prompted hundreds of abiding friendships, in a tale told against...

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The new old me by Meredith Maran

The new old me

Meredith Maran

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"After the death of her best friend, the loss of her life s savings, andthe collapse of her once-happy marriage, Meredith Maran leaves her San Francisco freelance writer s life for a 9-to-5 job in Los Angeles - determined to rebuild not only her savings...

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