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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Into the Magic Shop (English, Paperback) James R Doty

    Extraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart   Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke. Today he is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University, of which the Dalai Lama is a founding...

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  • All Falling Faiths (English, Hardback) J Harvie Wilkinson III

    In this warm and intimate memoir Judge Wilkinson delivers a chilling message. The 1960s inflicted enormous damage on our country; even at this very hour we see the decade’s imprint in so much of what we say and do. The chapters reveal the harm done to the true meaning of education, to our capacity for lasting personal commitments, to our respect for the rule of law, to our sense of rootedness and...

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  • Dying to be Me (Paperback) Anita Moorjani

    A memoir of Anita Moorjani that relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body-overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system-began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth... and the actual cause of her disease.

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  • The Boy on the Wooden Box (English, Paperback) Leon Leyson

    A remarkable memoir of strength and bravery from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler's list.

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  • The Spider and the Fly (English, Paperback) Claudia Rowe

    In this superb work of literary true crime—a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense—a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia? I’ll have to give it to you, when confronted at least you’re honest, as honest as any reporter. . . . You...

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  • The Elephant Whisperer (English, Paperback) Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence

    A charming, moving account of one man's race to save a herd of elephants.

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  • The Fear of 13 (English, Paperback) Nick Yarris

    'Somewhere in each of us is the blackest pit from which few ever return. I had found mine.' Found guilty of the rape and murder of a woman he had never met, Nick Yarris was sentenced to death. With appeal after appeal failing he spent twenty-two years waiting to die. This is the true and amazing story of how he survived Death Row.

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  • Freedom (Hardback) Jaycee Dugard

    In her new book, Jaycee Dugard will tell the story of her first experiences after years in captivity.

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  • A Nun's Story (English, Paperback) Sister Agatha, Richard Newman

    Shirley Leach lived in a world of extreme comfort, wealth and status. With every good thing life had to offer, she was due to marry the man she loved - a man who, in turn, adored her. But all this was to change in a single moment.

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  • Diana: Closely Guarded Secret (English, Paperback) Ken Wharfe, Robert Jobson

    Inspector Ken Wharfe, the first royalty protection officer to publish a memoir, was a crucial figure in the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, for nearly seven years. This account presents the most intimate portrait of Diana to date, as well as a fitting tribute to one of the outstanding figures of our age.

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  • Alive, Alive Oh! (English, Paperback) Diana Athill

    "An invitation to sit a spell with an intractable and witty friend." -New York Times Book Review

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  • Fingers in the Sparkle Jar (Hardback) Chris Packham

    An introverted, unusual young boy, isolated by his obsessions and a loner at school, Chris Packham only felt happy in the fields and woods around his suburban home. But when he stole a young Kestrel from its nest, he was about to embark on a friendship that would teach him what it meant to love, and that would change him forever.

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  • The Argonauts (Paperback) Maggie Nelson

    A genre-bending memoir that offers fierce and fresh reflections on motherhood, desire, identity and feminism. At the centre is a love-story, between Nelson and the artist Harry Dodge, who is undergoing gender reassignment, while Nelson undergoes the transformations of pregnancy. Personal, honest and wide-ranging, Nelson explores the challenges and complexities that make up a modern family.

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  • On My Own (English, Paperback) Diane Rehm

    In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio host speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson’s) of her husband of fifty-four years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him. With John gone, Diane was indeed “on her own,” coping with the inevitable practical issues and, more important, with the profoundly emotional ones. What to do, how to react,...

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  • Nobody Rich or Famous (English, Hardback) Richard Shelton

    Once in a while, a book comes along that redefines the concept of family. Frank McCourt did it with Angela’s Ashes; Annie Dillard did it with An American Childhood. In Nobody Rich or Famous, award-winning poet and author Richard Shelton immerses us in the hardscrabble lives of his Boise, Idaho, clan during the 1930s and ’40s. This is memoir in its finest tradition, illuminating today’s cultural chasm between the haves and have-nots. It is the true story of a family and how it got that way.

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  • All the Gallant Men (English, Hardback) Donald Stratton, Ken Gire

    The extraordinary first and only memoir by a survivor of the USS Arizona, published in conjunction with the seventy-fifth anniversary of Pearl Harbor.An unforgettable and moving story of tragedy, heroism, resilience, and redemption that is sure to become an enduring document of American history, All the Brave Men is a sailor’s eyewitness, moment-by-moment account of the Japanese surprise attack...

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  • This Life I Live (English, Hardback) Rory Feek

    The Love Story that Captured a Nation's Heart Joey and Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music when Joey was diagnosed unexpectedly with a rapidly spreading cancer. This vibrant and beautiful young woman would soon be on a unique journey for which no one is ever fully prepared. Her husband, Rory, and children, Heidi, H

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