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Large print nonfiction new titles

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About your father and other celebrities I have known by Peggy Rowe

About your father and other celebrities I have known

Peggy Rowe

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"Since the day they said, "I do," Peggy's previous "doting" lifestyle met with her husband John's minimalist ways and became the backdrop for years of adventure and a quirky sense of humor because of their differences. From thoughts of wearing headlamps...

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The luckiest man by Mark Salter

The luckiest man

Mark Salter

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"A deeply personal and candid remembrance of the late Senator John McCain from one of his closest and most trusted confidants, friends, and political advisors. More so than almost anyone outside of McCain's immediate family, Mark Salter had unparalleled...

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Why did I come into this room? by Joan Lunden

Why did I come into this room?

Joan Lunden

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"In her most candid and revealing book yet, acclaimed broadcast journalist and Baby Boomer Joan Lunden delves into the various phases of aging that leave many feeling uncomfortable, confused, and on edge. In her hilarious book, Lunden takes the dull ...

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Good boy by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Good boy

Jennifer Finney Boylan

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"This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been. It's in the love of dogs, and my love for them, that I can best now take the measure of the child I once was, and the bottomless...

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I'll be seeing you by Elizabeth Berg

I'll be seeing you

Elizabeth Berg

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"For as long as Elizabeth can remember, she has watched her father trail after her mother, kissing her multiple times a day and holding her hand. She watched her mother smooth the lines in her father's face and pay attention to his every move, even when...

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A promised land by Barack Obama

A promised land

Barack Obama

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"A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy. In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his i...

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Coffeeland by Augustine Sedgewick

Coffeeland

Augustine Sedgewick

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"Once drunk only as part of an obscure Islamic custom, coffee is now an indispensible part of daily life for billions of people around the world. It is one of the most valuable commodities in the history of the global economy and the world's most popular...

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Is this anything? by Jerry Seinfeld

Is this anything?

Jerry Seinfeld

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"Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub "Catch a Rising Star", as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything. "Whenever I came up with a funny bit, whether...

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Kiss of death by Jean Ritchie

Kiss of death

Jean Ritchie

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"Death at the hands of a partner or ex-partner is the most common form of murder for women. Obsessional sexual desire is the common thread through the stories in this book, tragic examples of how death can come at the hands of a once trusted and loved...

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Can you hear me? by Jake Jones

Can you hear me?

Jake Jones

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"A young man has stopped breathing in a supermarket toilet. A pedestrian with a nasty head injury won't let the crew near him on a busy road. A newborn baby is worryingly silent. An addict urinates on the ambulance floor when denied a fix. This is the...

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Everything that makes us human by Jay Jayamohan

Everything that makes us human

Jay Jayamohan

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"'There are two ways to open a child's head. The pretty way and the quick way. Usually I shave the hair, use a scalpel to nick the skin then apply an electro-cautery device to burn down to bone level. It's a slow, precise method and it leaves almost ...

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Stories of hope by Heather Morris

Stories of hope

Heather Morris

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Heather Morris's extraordinary talents as a listener led Lale Sokolov to entrust her with his story - which she told as the bestselling novel THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ and its follow-up, CILKA'S JOURNEY. Now she shares her inspiring voyage through w...

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The wild silence by Raynor Winn

The wild silence

Raynor Winn

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Nature holds the answers for Raynor and her husband Moth. After walking 630 homeless miles along The Salt Path, living on the windswept and wild English coastline, the cliffs, the sky and the chalky earth now feel like their home. Moth has a terminal...

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The best of me by David Sedaris

The best of me

David Sedaris

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"For more than twenty-five years, David Sedaris has been carving out a unique literary space, virtually creating his own genre. A Sedaris story may seem confessional, but is also highly attuned to the world outside. It opens our eyes to what is at absurd...

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Murder of innocence by James Patterson

Murder of innocence

James Patterson

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"Murder of Innocence: It's impossible to resist Andrew Luster. He's rich, charming, and good-looking, and dozens of women have fallen under his spell. But Andrew is no mere womanizer. He's a predator, and it'll take a global effort to put him behind bars....

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Do it afraid by Joyce Meyer

Do it afraid

Joyce Meyer

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"Fear is the devil's favorite tool in the toolbox of schemes he uses to destroy God's good plan for you. He uses it to hold you back and prevent progress in your relationships, career, and more. In Do It Afraid, Joyce Meyer explains that fear is everywhere...

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Growing old by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Growing old

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

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"Written with wit and compassion, this book is an expansive and deeply personal paean to the beauty and the brevity of life that offers understanding for everyone, regardless of age. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing the natural...

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Fathoms by Rebecca Giggs

Fathoms

Rebecca Giggs

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When writer Rebecca Giggs encountered a humpback whale stranded on her local beachfront in Australia, she began to wonder how the lives of whales shed light on the condition of our seas. FATHOMS blends natural history, philosophy and science to explore...

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Rake's progress by Rachel Johnson

Rake's progress

Rachel Johnson

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Rachel Johnson was always keen to avoid the family business and plough her own furrow. But, after the 2016 EU referendum, she felt the heavy hand of fate. When an insurgent centre party burst onto the scene in 2019, she felt compelled to stand for so...

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Into the unknown by Ian Trafford

Into the unknown

Ian Trafford

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"A personal account of WWI from the diaries of a Gisborne farm boy, shaped into a gripping narrative by the diarist's grandson 100 years later. Follow Alick as he moves from his last night on the farm in early 1916, through enshipment and training, then...

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This farming life by Tim Saunders

This farming life

Tim Saunders

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"Tim Saunders is a farmer and a writer. He describes the seasons: Summer, with shearing, slaughter, crop harvest and conservation; Autumn and its floods, trading stock, drenching and dogging; Winter, the maize harvest and lambing; and Spring, with docking,...

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The book of overthinking by Gwendoline Smith

The book of overthinking

Gwendoline Smith

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"Overthinking is also known as worrying or ruminating and it's a form of anxiety that many people suffer from. Psychologist and bestselling author Gwendoline Smith explains in clear and simple language the concepts of positive and negative overthinking,...

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The Jamestown brides by Jennifer Potter

The Jamestown brides

Jennifer Potter

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"The extraordinary story of the British women who made the perilous journey to Jamestown, Virginia, to become wives for tobacco planters in the New Colony. In 1621, fifty-seven women undertook a three-month journey to Jamestown after responding to an...

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A Yorkshire vet by Julian Norton

A Yorkshire vet

Julian Norton

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"The Yorkshire Vet embarks on this newest adventure treating the animals and their assorted owners across the Yorkshire Dales. A Yorkshire Vet: The Next Chapter follows Julian's veterinary stories and amusing anecdotes through his work as a mixed practice...

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The lady's handbook for her mysterious illness by Sarah Ramey

The lady's handbook for her mysterious illness

Sarah Ramey

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"The darkly funny memoir of Sarah Ramey’s years-long battle with a mysterious illness that doctors thought was all in her head—but wasn’t. A revelation and an inspiration for millions of women whose legitimate health complaints are ignored. In her ha...

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Killing Crazy Horse by Bill O'Reilly

Killing Crazy Horse

Bill O'Reilly

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"The bloody Battle of Tippecanoe was only the beginning. It’s 1811 and President James Madison has ordered the destruction of Shawnee warrior chief Tecumseh’s alliance of tribes in the Great Lakes region. But while General William Henry Harrison would...

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Vesper flights by Helen Macdonald

Vesper flights

Helen Macdonald

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From the internationally acclaimed author of H IS FOR HAWK comes VESPER FLIGHTS, a collection of Helen Macdonald's best loved pieces along with new essays, ranging from accounts of swan upping on the Thames to watching tens of thousands of cranes in Hungary...

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Forced out by Kevin Maxwell

Forced out

Kevin Maxwell

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"Kevin Maxwell was a dream candidate for the police force he had a long-held desire to serve his community, a strong moral compass and a clear aptitude for both the strategic and practical aspects of policing. And, as a gay black man from a working c...

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On Chapel Sands by Laura Cumming

On Chapel Sands

Laura Cumming

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"In the autumn of 1929, a small child was kidnapped from a Lincolnshire beach. Five agonising days went by before she was found in a nearby village. The child remembered nothing of these events and nobody ever spoke of them. It was another 50 years before...

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Niki Lauda by Maurice Hamilton

Niki Lauda

Maurice Hamilton

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"The most comprehensive and detailed biography of Formula One legend Nick Lauda ever published, as told by Maurice Hamilton, who knew him for more than forty years. From the famous rivalry with James Hunt in the 1970s, as depicted in the film Rush, to...

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Not that I'd kiss a girl by Lil O'Brien

Not that I'd kiss a girl

Lil O'Brien

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"Lil O'Brien accidentally outed herself to her parents at the age of 19 when they overhead her talking to a friend about liking girls. Half an hour later she found herself on the side of the road, with instructions to come back and pick up her suitcase...

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Pull no punches by Judith Collins

Pull no punches

Judith Collins

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"The most anticipated political memoir of the year. A frank account from National MP Judith Collins of the highs and lows of a political life. From humble beginnings as the daughter of Labour-voting farming parents, Judith Collins has carved a path to...

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Fear & courage

Fear & courage

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"We have all felt fear, whether it’s the sweaty palms and racing heart as we make a speech or the profound, all-encompassing awareness of our own mortality as we await medical results. Of course, the flip-side of fear is courage. The person who learns...

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Being you by Maggie Eyre

Being you

Maggie Eyre

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"How do people like Oprah Winfrey and the Dalai Lama create massive audiences and globally recognizable brands? The key is authenticity - presenting a genuine version of yourself in person, on the stage, and across your entire online presence. But while...

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Battle on 42nd Street by Peter Monteath

Battle on 42nd Street

Peter Monteath

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"At what point does the will to survive on the battlefield give way to bloodlust? The battle for Crete was at once the most modern and the most ancient of wars. For a week Australian and New Zealand forces were relentlessly hammered from the skies by...

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Know your place by Golriz Ghahraman

Know your place

Golriz Ghahraman

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"When she was just nine, Golriz Ghahraman and her parents were forced to flee their home in Iran. After a terrifying and uncertain journey, they landed in Auckland where they were able to seek asylum and - ultimately - create a new life. In this open...

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Human kindness

Human kindness

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"Kindness comes in many forms and affects all of us. As Mark Twain said, 'Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.' And while a kind gesture can often simply make someone feel better about their day, sometimes - as the....

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Weed by James Borrowdale

Weed

James Borrowdale

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"In 'Weed, ' journalist James Borrowdale dives in deep to understand why, meeting a fascinating cross-section of New Zealand along the way, a nineteenth-century nun who allegedly grew pot, a bystander to the Mr. Asia syndicate, a convicted heroin dealer...

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Rust by Eliese Colette Goldbach

Rust

Eliese Colette Goldbach

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"A debut memoir of grit and tenacity, as one young woman returns to the conservative hometown she always longed to escape to earn a living in the steel mill that casts a shadow over Cleveland. Steel is the only thing that shines in the belly of the mill...

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Southern cross crime by Craig Sisterson

Southern cross crime

Craig Sisterson

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Australian and New Zealand crime and thriller writing is booming globally. Neighbours that are siblings in spirit but vastly different in landscape, antipodean authors offer readers a blend of exotic and familiar, seasoned by distinctive senses of pl...

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The natural health service by Isabel Hardman

The natural health service

Isabel Hardman

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In 2016, Isabel Hardman's mind "stopped working" as she fell prey to severe depression and anxiety. She took long-term sick leave and, despite several relapses, has returned to work with a much-improved ability to cope, having since become one of the...

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Tomorrow will be a good day by Tom Moore

Tomorrow will be a good day

Tom Moore

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At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, ninety-nine-year-old WWII veteran Captain Tom Moore began walking laps of his garden to raise £1000 for the NHS. By the time of his 100th birthday, he'd reached £32 million and captured the hearts of the nation....

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On fire by Ben Stokes

On fire

Ben Stokes

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"Early evening on Sunday 14th July 2019. Lord's Cricket Grounds, London. Something unprecedented had just happened: England had won the Cricket World Cup for the very first time. At the epicentre of England's historic triumph was Ben Stokes, the all-...

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The pretty girl killer by Andrew Byrne

The pretty girl killer

Andrew Byrne

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"This is the story of Christopher Wilder: the surf-loving son of a decorated naval war hero born in the suburbs of Sydney, who became the most wanted man in America – a psychopathic serial killer who slaughtered more than sixteen young women in the USA...

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