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  • The Corfu Trilogy (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Suitable for adults and children alike, this title includes three classic tales of childhood on an island paradise - "My Family and Other Animals", "Birds, Beasts and Relatives" and "The Garden of the Gods".

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  • Total Competition (Hardback) Ross Brawn, Adam Parr

    A definitive insight into how to achieve success in Formula One from Ross Brawn, whose cars and drivers have won 20 F1 world championships

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  • Andrea Pirlo (English, Paperback) Andrea Pirlo

    One of the finest footballers of his generation, Andrea Pirlo reinvented the deep-lying midfield position into something that resembles that of an NFL quarterback. Dictating the play and able to place a pass on a sixpence from 50 yards, Andrea Pirlo's autobiography, I Think Therefore I Play, offers fascinating insight into the life and career of one of the Beautiful Game's master craftsmen.

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  • The Lost Child of Philomena Lee (English, Paperback) Martin Sixsmith

    A compelling story of family secrets, love and loss

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  • Screw it, Let's Do it (English, Paperback) Sir Richard Branson

    Reveals the lessons that have helped global entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson, through his business and personal life, like believing it can be done and that, if others disagree with you, try and try again until you achieve your goal; or that you must love what you do.

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  • Pep Guardiola (Paperback) Marti Perarnau

    The sequel to the acclaimed Pep Confidential

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  • Moses (English, Hardback) Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

    An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar

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  • My Life as Eva (English, Hardback) Eva Gutowski

    From the popular 21-year-old YouTube tastemaker comes a lifestyle and advice book for all her young fans.

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  • Win or Learn (English, Paperback) John Kavanagh

    Conor McGregor's trainer tells the amazing story of his long road to success in the world's fastest-growing sport Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny lad who was frequently bullied. As a young man, after suffering a bad beating when he intervened to help a woman who was being attacked, he decided he had to learn to defend himself. Before long, he was training fighters in a tiny shed,...

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  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom (English, Paperback) T. E. Lawrence

    Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

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  • George Michael (Paperback) Emily Herbert

    As the man whose voice and style came to define pop music in the eighties and beyond, George Michael will forever be remembered as one of the all-time greats of British music.

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  • I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic (English, Paperback) Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Lagercrantz

    A memoir of Zlatan Ibrahimovich, one of the world's most gifted and controversial footballers. It tells the story of how a Swedish outsider rose from poverty to become a football genius.

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  • Never Caught (English, Hardback) Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar

    A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, Never Caught is the powerful narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave who risked it all to escape the nation’s capital and reach freedom.When George Washington was elected president, he reluctantly left behind his beloved Mount Vernon to serve in Philadelphia, the temporary seat of the nation’s capital....

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  • The Arron Banks Brexit Diary (English, Hardback) Arron Banks

    Arron Banks's full, unexpurgated account of the successful campaign to secure Britain's exit from the European Union.

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  • The Girl with Seven Names (English, Paperback) Hyeonseo Lee, David John

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.

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  • Bore Hole (Paperback) Joe Mellen

    'This is the story of how I came to drill a hole in my head to get permanently high...' Joey Mellen's memoir has achieved a legendary status that reaches far beyond the 500 long-vanished copies he printed in 1970. It has been hailed as the blueprint for the next step in human evolution, denounced as a tragic example of the dangers of drug experimentation, and retold endlessly as an irresistible...

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  • Crazy from the Heat (Paperback) David Lee Roth

    Throughout the late-seventies and eighties, Van Halen were the archetypal American rock group. Whats more they were also the highest paid band in the history of show business, taking a cool $1 million for a night's work at a festival in 1983 and making the Guinness Book of Records. This autobiography tells their story.

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  • Last Testament (Paperback) Pope Benedict, Peter Seewald

    Pope Benedict XVI, the only modern-day Pope to retire whilst in office, now finally breaks his silence. Since retiring from the papacy in 2013, the first Pope in over 700 years to do so, Pope Benedict has lived quietly in a convent in the Vatican gardens in Rome. He has devoted himself to a life of prayer and study and has vowed to remain silent, until now. So much controversy still surrounds Pope...

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  • Born to Run (English, CD-Audio) Bruce Springsteen

    A revelatory memoir by a legendary rock star, Bruce Springsteen's BORN TO RUN will be the book of 2016.

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  • 1963: A Slice of Bread and Jam (Paperback) Tommy Rhattigan

    A raw and often funny snapshot of 7-year-old Tommy's brutal young life amid the derelict terraced houses of Manchester's Hulme. This is one boy's year of adventure, abuse, crippling poverty and encounters with the welfare officers, the nuns, the police - and The Moors Murderers.

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