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  • Mercury and Me by Jim Hutton
    Mercury and Me (English, Paperback) Jim Hutton, Tim Wapshott

    An account of the last seven years of Freddie Mercury's life by his lover Jim Hutton. A former barber at the Savoy Hotel, Jim never fully assimilated into Mercury's jet-setting lifestyle, but was closer to him than anyone else, and knew all his friends, including Elton John and Phil Collins.

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  • Freddie Mercury by Peter Freestone
    Freddie Mercury (English, Paperback) Peter Freestone

    This biography of Freddie Mercury is written by the man who was his personal assistant for the last 12 years of his life. It reveals the truth behind the scandalous rumours and describes the part played in Mercury's life by such famous names as Elton John, Kenny Everett and Elizabeth Taylor.

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  • The Jewel Garden by Monty Don
    The Jewel Garden (English, Paperback) Monty Don, Sarah Don

    The face of British gardening Monty Don and his wife Sarah tell the magical story of the garden they built at Longmeadow

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  • Bump to Birthday, Pregnancy & First Year Journal by from you to me
    Bump to Birthday, Pregnancy & First Year Journal (English, Hardback) from you to me, Helen Stephens

    Bump to Birthday - a beautifully designed, colour illustrated, combined pregnancy and first year baby journal - will inspire any parent-to-be to capture the unique story of the journey of pregnancy and baby's precious first year.

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody by Lesley-Ann Jones
    Bohemian Rhapsody (English, Paperback) Lesley-Ann Jones

    The definitive biography of one of music's greatest legends.

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  • Carrying the Fire by Michael Collins
    Carrying the Fire (English, Paperback) Michael Collins

    The years that have passed since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon in July 1969 have done nothing to alter the fundamental wonder of the event: man reaching the moon remains one of the great events of our lifetime. This book conveys the drama and beauty of that adventure.

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  • The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell
    The Corfu Trilogy (English, 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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  • Stairways to Heaven by Lorna Byrne
    Stairways to Heaven (English, Paperback) Lorna Byrne

    From the internationally bestselling author of Angels in my Hair

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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • Down to Earth by Monty Don
    Down to Earth (English, Paperback) Monty Don $12.70
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  • French Children Don't Throw Food by Pamela Druckerman
    French Children Don't Throw Food (English, Paperback) Pamela Druckerman

    The book everyone is talking about: how the French manage to raise well-behaved children, and have a life! Who hasn't noticed how well-behaved French children are, compared to our own?*Why do French children happily eat what is put in front of them?*How can French mothers chat to their friends while their children play quietly?

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  • The Sober Diaries by Clare Pooley
    The Sober Diaries (English, Paperback) Clare Pooley

    A bravely honest and brilliantly comic account of how one mother gave up drinking and started living this is Bridget Jones Dries Out

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  • Dancing with Elephants by Jarem Sawatsky
    Dancing with Elephants (English, Paperback) Jarem Sawatsky $15.20 $16.95
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  • First Man In by Ant Middleton
    First Man In (English, Paperback) Ant Middleton

    NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life's challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man In, he shares the core lessons he's learned over the course of his fascinating, exhilarating life.

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  • Cobbled Streets and Penny Sweets by Yvonne Young
    Cobbled Streets and Penny Sweets (English, Paperback) Yvonne Young

    Born in 1950s Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Yvonne Young's childhood was spent at the heart of the city's industry. With her grandfather working as a ship painter, her Uncle Tom helping to build them, and neighbours working for the local armaments factory, the shipyards and factories were her community's lifeblood. Growing up so soon after the Second World War, it was also a time of great hardship and many...

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  • Not Quite A Diplomat by Robin Renwick
    Not Quite A Diplomat (English, Hardback) Robin Renwick

    A riveting and entertaining memoir of life behind the scenes as Britain's ambassador to the US and South Africa, with revealing portraits of some of the giants of international politics over the last forty years.

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  • It's Okay Not to Be Okay by Sheila Walsh
    It's Okay Not to Be Okay (English, Paperback) Sheila Walsh

    Helps women overcome the same old rut of struggle and pain by changing the way they think about Do, themselves, and their everyday lives.

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  • Managing Humans by Michael Lopp
    Managing Humans (English, Paperback) Michael Lopp

    Read hilarious stories with serious lessons that Michael Lopp extracts from his varied and sometimes bizarre experiences as a manager at Apple, Pinterest, Palantir, Netscape, Symantec, Slack, and Borland. Many of the stories first appeared in primitive form in Lopp's perennially popular blog, Rands in Repose. The Third Edition of Managing Humans contains a whole new season of episodes from the...

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  • Finding Stevie by Cathy Glass
    Finding Stevie (English, Paperback) Cathy Glass

    Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking on online.

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  • Pure by Rose Cartwright
    Pure (English, Paperback) Rose Cartwright

    Now a major Channel 4 series: the true story of Rose's ten-year struggle with 'Pure O', which causes her to experience intense and intrusive sexual thoughts

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