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Large print nonfiction new titles

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Tall tales and wee stories by Billy Connolly

Tall tales and wee stories

Billy Connolly

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A farmer's diary by Sally Urwin

A farmer's diary

Sally Urwin

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Conversations with RBG by Jeffrey Rosen

Conversations with RBG

Jeffrey Rosen

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"This is a remarkable and unique book, an informal portrait of Justice Ginsburg, drawing on a series of her conversations with Rosen, starting in the 1990s and continuing through the Trump era. Rosen, a veteran legal journalist, scholar, and president...

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How to make your money last by Jane Bryant Quinn

How to make your money last

Jane Bryant Quinn

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"The challenge for everyone, at midlife and later, is finding ways of stretching your savings over a retirement that could last for 30 years or more. The new and updated edition of this popular book shows you how. You'll find answers to such critical...

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Rescue dogs by Pete Paxton

Rescue dogs

Pete Paxton

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"A fascinating look at rescue dogs--where they come from, why every dog lover should consider adopting one, and how to make them part of your family. America's leading undercover animal investigator, Pete Paxton, has, among other exploits, infiltrated...

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Tiny habits by B. J. Fogg

Tiny habits

B. J. Fogg

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This year forget big resolutions. For real change start small. Forget the latest exhausting fitness fad. Lose the guilt. Stop feeling bad. Improving your life is much easier than you think: Try any habit, make it tiny, find where it fits naturally in...

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Before and after by Judy Pace Christie

Before and after

Judy Pace Christie

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"From the 1920s to 1950, Georgia Tann ran a corrupt baby business at the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis. She offered up more than 5,000 orphans tailored to the wish lists of eager parents - hiding the fact that many weren't orphans at all,...

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Tombstone by Thomas Clavin

Tombstone

Thomas Clavin

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"On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, nine men clashed in what would be known as the most famous shootout in American frontier history. Thirty bullets were exchanged in thirty seconds, killing three men and wounding three others. The fight sprang forth...

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Molly by Colin Butcher

Molly

Colin Butcher

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"Molly: The True Story of the Amazing Dog Who Rescues Cats tells the heartwarming story of the man-and-dog team behind the United Kingdom Pet Detective Agency, how Colin, in need of a new lease on life, rescues Molly the dog, and how Molly in turn rescues...

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Exposure by Robert Bilott

Exposure

Robert Bilott

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"In 1998, Robert Bilott was a 33-year-old Cincinnati lawyer on the verge of making partner when his career and life took an unforeseen turn. He was taken by surprise when he received a call from a man named Earl Tennant, a farmer from West Virginia with...

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Waiting for war by Barry Turner

Waiting for war

Barry Turner

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"At the outbreak of war in 1939, ordinary people were quickly forced to adapt to the realities of a nation under dire threat. But it soon became known as the Phoney War, a time when official incompetence reigned supreme. Theatres and cinemas were closed...

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Corrupt bodies by Peter Everett

Corrupt bodies

Peter Everett

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"In 1985, Peter Everett landed the job as Superintendent of Southwark Mortuary. In just six years he'd gone from lowly assistant to running the UK's busiest murder morgue. He couldn't believe his luck. What he didn't know was that Southwark, operating...

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The face behind the veil by Donna Gehrke-White

The face behind the veil

Donna Gehrke-White

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"For years, the image of the Muslim woman in America has been as mysterious as the face behind the veil. Is she garbed in the traditional hijab and chador? Is she subservient to a male-dominated culture and religion? Does she grocery shop, do her nails,...

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Hell and other destinations by Madeleine Korbel Albright

Hell and other destinations

Madeleine Korbel Albright

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"In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America's first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. 'I don't want to be remembered,' she answered. 'I am still here and have much more I intend to do....

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Joy at work by Marie Kondō

Joy at work

Marie Kondō

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"The workplace is a magnet for clutter and mess. Who hasn't felt drained by wasteful meetings, disorganized papers, endless emails, and unnecessary tasks? These are the modern-day hazards of working, and they can slowly drain the joy from work, limit...

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Russians among us by Gordon Corera

Russians among us

Gordon Corera

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"Spies have long been a source of great fascination in the world of fiction, but sometimes the best spy stories happen in real life. Russians Among Us tells the full story of Putin's escalating espionage campaign in the West, the Russian 'deep cover'...

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Highway of Tears by Jessica McDiarmid

Highway of Tears

Jessica McDiarmid

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"An explosive examination of the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Highway 16, and a searing indictment of the society that failed them. For decades, women--overwhelmingly from Indigenous backgrounds--have gone missing or been found murdered along...

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The life and afterlife of Harry Houdini by Joe Posnanski

The life and afterlife of Harry Houdini

Joe Posnanski

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"Harry Houdini. Say his name and a number of things come to mind. Escapes. Illusions. Magic. Chains. Safes. Live burials. Close to a century after his death, nearly every person in America knows his name from a young age, capturing their imaginations...

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My wife said you may want to marry me by Jason Rosenthal

My wife said you may want to marry me

Jason Rosenthal

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"An inspiring memoir of life, love, loss, and new beginnings by the widower of bestselling author and filmmaker Amy Krouse Rosenthal, whose last act of love before her death was setting the stage for her husband's life without her in a Modern Love column...

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The gratitude prescription by Will Pye

The gratitude prescription

Will Pye

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"With this heartfelt guide--filled with easy-to-follow meditations, affirmations, and exercises to help you find love, happiness, and peace in any moment--you'll discover the positively transformative powers of gratitude: how it can bring more presen...

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The boy who felt too much by Lorenz Wagner

The boy who felt too much

Lorenz Wagner

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"An international bestseller, the story behind Henry Markram's breakthrough theory about autism, and how a family's unconditional love led to a scientific paradigm shift. Henry Markram is the Elon Musk of neuroscience, the man behind the billion-dollar...

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Heroics & heartbreak by Jamie Wall

Heroics & heartbreak

Jamie Wall

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"The story of the All Blacks campaign for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with insightful analysis and full commentary. What happened to the All Blacks at the 2019 Rugby World Cup? They were aiming for their third title in a row. A win would have capped a decade...

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Bill and Horrie by Roland Perry

Bill and Horrie

Roland Perry

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"Bill the Bastard: Bill the Bastard is a remarkable tale of the bond between a determined trooper and his stoic but cantankerous mount during the Light Horse campaigns against the Ottoman Empire in the Great War. They fought together. They depended on...

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Tea and scotch with Bradman by Roland Perry

Tea and scotch with Bradman

Roland Perry

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"The Don bounced upstairs, past alcoves displaying trophies and his favourite portrait of himself executing a cover drive, and into the inner sanctum, the small Bradman study. In 1995, journalist and author Roland Perry wrote to Sir Donald Bradman requesting...

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The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Rob Mundle

The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Rob Mundle

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"The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is the story of one of the world's greatest sporting challenges. One evening in May 1945, a small group of Sydney sailing enthusiasts decided that their planned post-Christmas cruise south to Hobart would be more enjoyable...

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Couchsurfing in Iran by Stephan Orth

Couchsurfing in Iran

Stephan Orth

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"In Couchsurfing in Iran, award-winning author Stephan Orth spends sixty-two days on the road in this mysterious Islamic republic to provide a revealing, behind-the-scenes look at life in one of the world's most closed societies. Through the unsurpas...

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Mindfulness for insomnia by Catherine Polan Orzech

Mindfulness for insomnia

Catherine Polan Orzech

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"If you're one of countless people who suffer from insomnia and its negative effects, the soothing mindfulness practices in this book will help ease you back to truly restorative sleep. Here, you'll learn how to break the cycle of anxious thinking, r...

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Rugby folklore by Matt Elliott

Rugby folklore

Matt Elliott

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"From superstitions to send-offs, All Blacks nick-names to world cup drama: Rugby Folklore is a miscellany of stories, quotes, and facts that made New Zealand rugby. New Zealand has played, celebrated and commemorated rugby like no other country. We took...

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The medicine by Karen Hitchcock

The medicine

Karen Hitchcock

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"What happens when a doctor kills a patient? Are GPs overprescribing antidepressants? Does 'female Viagra' work? What role can psychedelics and cannabis play in treating pain? What is sickness, and how much of it is in our heads? In The Medicine, Dr ...

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The note through the wire by Doug Gold

The note through the wire

Doug Gold

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"In the heart of Nazi-occupied Europe, two people meet fleetingly in a chance encounter. One is an underground resistance fighter; the other a prisoner of war. A crumpled note passes between these two strangers and sets them on a course that will change...

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Making peace with imperfection by Elliot D. Cohen

Making peace with imperfection

Elliot D. Cohen

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"In Making peace with imperfection, you'll find the tools you need to cultivate unconditional self-acceptance and find happiness in an imperfect world. With this book, you'll identify your own perfectionist type, and discover dozens of individualized...

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For small creatures such as we by Sasha (Alexandra Rachel Druyan) Sagan

For small creatures such as we

Sasha (Alexandra Rachel Druyan) Sag...

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"Part memoir, part guidebook, and part social history, For Small Creatures Such as We is the first book from the daughter of Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan--a luminous exploration of Earth's marvels that require no faith in order to be believed. Sasha Sagan...

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Eat like a fish by Bren Smith

Eat like a fish

Bren Smith

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"In Eat Like a Fish Bren Smith - a former commercial fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer - shares a bold new vision for the future of food: seaweed. Part memoir, part manifesto, through tales that span from his childhood in Newfoundland to his years...

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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 neuro generation by Tan Le

The neuro generation

Tan Le

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"Technology now allows us to unlock the amazing potential of the human brain in ways we never dreamt were possible. Join award-winning inventor and entrepreneur Tan Le as she criss-crosses the globe, introducing the brilliant neurotech innovators and...

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The barefoot investor by Scott Pape

The barefoot investor

Scott Pape

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"This is the only money guide you'll ever need. That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' or a strict budget (that you...

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I miss you when I blink by Mary Laura Philpott

I miss you when I blink

Mary Laura Philpott

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"Mary Laura Philpott thought she'd cracked the code: Always be right, and you'll always be happy. But once she'd completed her life's to-do list (job, spouse, house, babies--check!), she found that instead of feeling content and successful, she felt ...

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Flight lines by Andrew Darby

Flight lines

Andrew Darby

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"Andrew Darby follows the odysseys of two Grey Plovers, little-known migratory shorebirds, as they take previously uncharted ultramarathon flights from the southern coast of Australia to Arctic breeding grounds. On these extraordinary flights they ch...

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The love that remains by Susan Francis

The love that remains

Susan Francis

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"After twenty years spent searching for her biological parents, 52 year old Susan Hull unexpectedly meets the great love of her life - a gold miner named Wayne Francis. He is a gentle giant of a man, who promises Susan the world. Two years later they...

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Ten rogues by Peter Grose

Ten rogues

Peter Grose

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"From the grim docks of nineteenth-century London to the even grimmer shores of the brutal penal colony of Norfolk Island, this is a roller-coaster tale. It has everything: defiance of authority, treachery, piracy and mutiny, escape from the hangman's...

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The longest day by Matt Calman

The longest day

Matt Calman

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"Matt Calman's most consistent tool for dealing with problems throughout his life was alcohol. But it got to the stage where he was no longer willing to put up with the dark side of his drinking. So he quit. But the problems that had been simmering away...

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Great sex starts at 50 by Tracey Cox

Great sex starts at 50

Tracey Cox

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"Get ready for the ride of your life. Fifty-plus looks nothing like it used to. Fitter, healthier, many of us hit half a century with little sign of slowing down. And yet there's no denying that something happens to us sexually at 50. The menopause brings...

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Buckley's chance by Garry Linnell

Buckley's chance

Garry Linnell

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"He fought Napoleon's army and survived. He was sent to the gallows and escaped the noose. Now he is in chains and on his way to the other side of the world. What happens next will become one of the most remarkable survival stories in history. The 19th...

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Volume control by David Owen

Volume control

David Owen

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"The surprising science of hearing and the remarkable technologies that can help us hear better. Our sense of hearing makes it easy to connect with the world and the people around us. The human system for processing sound is a biological marvel, an i...

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Unnatural causes by Richard (Forensic pathologist) Shepherd

Unnatural causes

Richard (Forensic pathologist) Shep...

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"Dr Richard Shepherd is the UK's foremost forensic pathologist, his job to understand the deaths which may have no natural cause. From crime scene to court room, his findings are crucial to the pursuit of justice. His work has seen killers put behind...

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A short history of Europe by Simon (Historian) Jenkins

A short history of Europe

Simon (Historian) Jenkins

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"Europe has for two millennia been a remarkably successful continent. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins tells the story of its evolution from a battlefield of warring tribes to peace, wealth and freedom - a story that twists...

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Close to where the heart gives out by Malcolm Alexander

Close to where the heart gives out

Malcolm Alexander

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"In his forties, Malcolm gave up his job in suburban Glasgow when a persistent seed that had been growing inside him started to bloom, disrupting the foundations of his life. When he saw the job advert, 'urgent: island doctor needed', he applied imme...

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The season by Kristen Richardson

The season

Kristen Richardson

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"The world of debutantes opens into a revealing story of women across six centuries, their limited options, and their desires. Digging into the roots of the debutante ritual, with its ballrooms and white dresses, Kristen Richardson- herself descended...

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The only plane in the sky by Garrett M. Graff

The only plane in the sky

Garrett M. Graff

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"Journalist and historian Garrett Graff tells the story of September 11, 2001 as it was lived, in the words of those who lived it. Drawing on transcripts, recently declassified documents, original interviews, and oral histories from nearly five hundr...

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The ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott

The ghosts of Eden Park

Karen Abbott

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"In the early days of Prohibition, long before Al Capone became a household name, a German immigrant named George Remus quits practicing law and starts trafficking whiskey. Within two years he's a multi-millionaire. The press calls him "King of the.....

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Tales from a financial hot mess by Frances (Journalist) Cook

Tales from a financial hot mess

Frances (Journalist) Cook

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"Forever wrestling with annoying debt? Clueless about where your pay cheques go? Want to get ahead? Journalist, podcaster and reformed money mess Frances Cook is here for you. Tales from a Financial Hot Mess is the story of how Frances got her money ...

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Step by step by Simon Reeve

Step by step

Simon Reeve

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TV adventurer Simon Reeve has journeyed across epic landscapes, dodged bullets on frontlines, walked through minefields, and been detained for spying by the KGB. His travels have taken him across jungles, deserts, mountains and oceans, and to some of...

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Breaking and mending by Joanna (Psychiatrist) author. Cannon

Breaking and mending

Joanna (Psychiatrist) author. Canno...

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In this powerful memoir, Joanna Cannon tells her story as a junior doctor in visceral, heart-rending snapshots. We walk with her through the wards, facing extraordinary and daunting moments: from attending her first post-mortem and sitting with a pat...

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My mother the psychopath by Olivia Rayne

My mother the psychopath

Olivia Rayne

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"Olivia has been afraid ever since she can remember. Out of sight, she was subjected to cruelty and humiliation at the hands of the one person who should have loved and protected her at all times--her mother, Josephine. While appearing completely normal...

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The Hockneys by John Hockney

The Hockneys

John Hockney

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"The Hockneys is a never before seen insight into the lives of one of the world's most famous artists and his family by youngest brother John, from growing up in the Second World War in Bradford through to their diverse lives across three continents....

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Furious hours by Casey N. Cep

Furious hours

Casey N. Cep

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"The stunning true story of an Alabama serial killer, and the trial that obsessed the author of To Kill a Mockingbird in the years after the publication of her classic novel - a complicated and difficult time in her life that, until now, has been very...

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A bookshop in Berlin by Francoise Frenkel

A bookshop in Berlin

Francoise Frenkel

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"In 1921, Françoise Frenkel--a Jewish woman from Poland--fulfills a dream. She opens La Maison du Livre, Berlin's first French bookshop, attracting artists and diplomats, celebrities and poets. The shop becomes a haven for intellectual exchange as Na...

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Janis by Holly George-Warren

Janis

Holly George-Warren

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"This blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was. Janis Joplin's first transgressive act was to be a white girl who gained an...

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I really needed this today by Hoda Kotb

I really needed this today

Hoda Kotb

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"From New York Times bestselling author and beloved Today show co-host Hoda Kotb comes an inspiring collection of quotes--drawn from her own personal favorites featured on her 1 million+ Instagram account--that offer wisdom, courage, and hope. Several...

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Mobituaries by Mo Rocca

Mobituaries

Mo Rocca

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"Newspaper obituaries commemorate remarkable lives: leaders, captains of industry, inventors, artists, and entertainers. But what about the remarkable lives we forgot to remember? That's the question that drives journalist, humorist, and history buff...

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Travel light, move fast by Alexandra Fuller

Travel light, move fast

Alexandra Fuller

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"When her father becomes gravely ill on holiday in Budapest, Alexandra Fuller rushes to join her mother at his bedside where they see out his last days together. As they carry his ashes home to their family farm in Zambia and begin to grieve together,...

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Fentanyl, Inc. by Ben Westhoff

Fentanyl, Inc.

Ben Westhoff

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"An undercover investigation into the synthetic-drug epidemic. A new group of chemicals is radically transforming the recreational-drug landscape. Known as novel psychoactive substances (NPS), they range from so-called 'legal highs' like Spice, to sy...

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The American story by David M. Rubenstein

The American story

David M. Rubenstein

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"Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein takes readers on a sweeping journey across the grand arc of the American story through revealing conversations with our greatest historians. In these lively dialogues, ...

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Until the end of time by B. (Brian) Greene

Until the end of time

B. (Brian) Greene

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"From the world-renowned physicist, co-founder of the World Science Festival, and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes this utterly captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose. Brian Greene takes readers on a.....

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A house in the mountains by Caroline Moorehead

A house in the mountains

Caroline Moorehead

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"In the late summer of 1943, when Italy changed sides in the War and the Germans - now their enemies - occupied the north of the country, an Italian Resistance was born. Ada, Frida, Silvia and Bianca were four young Piedmontese women who joined the R...

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The queens of animation by Nathalia Holt

The queens of animation

Nathalia Holt

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"From Snow White to Moana, the animated films of Walt Disney Studios have moved and entertained millions. But few fans know that behind these groundbreaking features was an incredibly influential group of women who fought for respect in an often ruth...

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Full hearts and empty bellies by Winifred Foley

Full hearts and empty bellies

Winifred Foley

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Winifred Foley grew up in the 1920s - a bright, determined miner's daughter - in a world of unspoilt beauty and desperate hardship. Living hand to mouth in a tumbledown cottage in the Forest of Dean, Foley - "our Poll" - had a loving family and the woods...

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Happy old me by Hunter Davies

Happy old me

Hunter Davies

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On 8 February 2016, Margaret Forster lost her life to cancer of the spine. For her husband, Hunter Davies, the days that followed were carried out on autopilot: arrangements to be made, family and friends to be contacted. But how do you cope after you...

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