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  • The Year of Magical Thinking
    The Year of Magical Thinking (English, Paperback) Joan Didion

    From one of America's iconic writers, a portrait of a marriage and a life - in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. A stunning book of electric honesty and passion.

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  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (English, Paperback) Maya Angelou

    Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself.I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide....

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  • The Enchanted Places
    The Enchanted Places (English, Paperback) Christopher Milne

    Christopher Robin's story in his own words.

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  • Devotion
    Devotion (English, Hardback) Patti Smith

    From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention

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  • Letter To My Daughter
    Letter To My Daughter (English, Paperback) Maya Angelou

    A collection of absorbing stories and inspirational wisdom from one of our best-loved writers, Maya Angelou.

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  • Gather Together In My Name
    Gather Together In My Name (Paperback) Maya Angelou

    The second title in Maya Angelou's bestselling autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with the publication of her new book

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  • The World of Yesterday
    The World of Yesterday (English, Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    Austrian writer Stefan Zweig's final work, posted to his publisher the day before his tragic death, brings the destruction of a war-torn Europe vividly to rise.

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  • Speak, Memory
    Speak, Memory (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    An autobiography of Vladimir Nabokov. It presents recollections - of his comfortable childhood and adolescence, of his rich, liberal-minded father, his beautiful mother, an army of relations and family hangers - on and of grand old houses in St Petersburg and the surrounding countryside in pre-Revolutionary Russia.

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  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (Paperback) Maya Angelou

    One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling seven-volume autobiography

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  • Running in the Family
    Running in the Family (Paperback) Michael Ondaatje

    The much-loved, critically-acclaimed memoir from the Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient

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  • Red Sky at Sunrise
    Red Sky at Sunrise (Paperback) Laurie Lee

    Presents a sequence of early recollections, beginning with the dazzling lights and sounds of my first footings on earth in a steep Cotswold valley some three miles long.

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  • So They Call You Pisher!
    So They Call You Pisher! (English, Hardback) Michael Rosen

    The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaigner

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  • Strands
    Strands (English, Paperback) Jean Sprackland

    Strands describes a year's worth of walking on the ultimate beach: inter-tidal and constantly turning up revelations: mermaid's purses, lugworms, sea potatoes, messages in bottles, buried cars, beached whales and a perfect cup from a Cunard liner.

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  • The Education of Kevin Powell
    The Education of Kevin Powell (English, Paperback) Kevin Powell

    Writer and activist Kevin Powell's memoir vividly recounts the horrific poverty of his youth and his struggles to overcome a legacy of anger, violence, and self-hatred.

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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings
    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings (English, Paperback) Thomas De Quincey

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes.

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  • A Moveable Feast
    A Moveable Feast (English, Paperback) Ernest Hemingway

    Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works.

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  • Surprised by Joy
    Surprised by Joy (Paperback) C. S. Lewis

    For many years an atheist, C. S. Lewis vividly describes the spiritual quest that convinced him of the truth and reality of Christianity, in his famous autobiography.

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  • A Life in the Day
    A Life in the Day (Hardback) Hunter Davies

    The sequel to the hugely enjoyable and poignant childhood memoir by Hunter Davies - The Co-op's Got Bananas!

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  • Levels of Life
    Levels of Life (Paperback) Julian Barnes

    You put together two things that have not been put together before. And the world is changed... In Levels of Life Julian Barnes gives us Nadar, the pioneer balloonist and aerial photographer; he gives us Colonel Fred Burnaby, reluctant adorer of the extravagant Sarah Bernhardt;

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  • The Islander
    The Islander (English, Paperback) Tomas O'Crohan

    A translation of the classic autobiography by Tomas O'Crohan based on the fullest and most definitive 2002 Irish language edition by Prof. Sean O Coileain.

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