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'Of all the utterances delivered to me by strangers, my least favourite after "We can no longer legally serve you" would have to be, "Well, that isn't very rock'n'roll."'Tim Rogers of You Am I has always been a complicated man: a hard-drinking musician with the soul of a... read more

Detours - Tim Rogers
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" Who gave you permission to speak to anybody?' Rabbi Telsner, the leader of the Yeshivah Centre, thundered during his regular weekly sermon. It was a question directed to Manny Waks's father, after Manny had... read more

Who Gave You Permission? A Memoir of a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor Who Fought Back
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'Unquestionably the king of comic writing . . . Calypso is both funnier and more heartbreaking than pretty much anything out there' Hadley Freeman, Guardian If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're ge... read more

Calypso
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Shimon Peres, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the towering figures of the twentieth century, caps his legacy with this final book, completed shortly before his death - a majestic, intimate, and personal... read more

No Room for Small Dreams: Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel
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'Sharp, moving memoir . . . Wamariya tells her own story with feeling, in vivid prose. She has remade herself, as she explains was necessary to do, on her own terms.' New York Times ***As heard on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Breakfast, and BBC Radio 5 Live*** A... read more

The Girl Who Smiled Beads
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One minute my wife was there. In a flash she was gone. In the ten months of Kerryn's dying, I prepared myself for everything except for her death. Now that she is gone, I am desperate to know her as I never knew her. Thirty Days is a portrait of gri... read more

Thirty Days: A Journey to the End of Love
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An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family   In this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up for the first... read more

Room to Dream - A Life in Art
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'Oliver Sacks-meets-When Breath Becomes Air ... Barbara Lipska's remarkable story illuminates the many mysteries of our fragile yet resilient brains.' LISA GENOVA, bestselling author of Still Alice and Every Note Played ... read more

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery
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I cannot really remember how I came to know about Belsen and my father's work there, or even when. Had I overheard my parents talk about it before I found the photographs? Was finding the photographs the beginning?
Helen Lewis was just a child when she found an... read more

The Dead Still Cry Out
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The first ever memoirs from the Number One global bestselling adventure author. Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction. I've been writing novels for over fi... read more

On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures
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When Les Hinton first fulfils his schoolboy dream of working on Fleet Street, it is still a place awash in warm beer, black ink, fag ash, and hot metal. Fifty-two years after being sent out to buy a sandwich for his first boss, one Rupert Murdoch, when... read more

The Bootle Boy - An Untidy Life in News
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 Biography & Memoir

VIRGINIA VALLEJO:Top Colombian television journalist, cover model and socialite PABLO ESCOBAR:Head of the Medellin cartel, the founder of the global cocaine industry and one of the most ambitious - and brutal - criminals in history Over the course of their tempe... read more

Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar
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