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 Biography Memoirs

"THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY It's a life too big and a story too extraordinary for just one book. Jimmy Barnes has lived many lives - from Glaswegian migrant kid to iconic front man, from solo superstar to proud father of his own musical clan.... read more

Working Class Man (PB)

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 Biography Memoirs

Fifteen years after his massive bestseller Serious, John McEnroe is back and ready to talk. Who are the game's winners and losers? What's it like playing guitar onstage with the Rolling Stones, hitting balls with today's greats, breaking bread with his former on-court nemese... read more

But Seriously

The development of painting in London from the Second World War to the 1970s has never before been told before as a single narrative. R. B. Kitaj's proposal, made in 1976, that there was a "substantial School of Lon... read more

Modernists and Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters 1945-70

An extraordinary memoir from an Iranian journalist in exile about leaving her country, challenging tradition, and sparking an online movement against compulsory hijabA photo on Masih's Facebook page: a woman standing proudly, face bare,... read more

The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran

New York Times bestseller National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Lambda Literary Award winner A best book of 2017: Time  NPR  People  Elle  The Washington Post  The Los Angeles Times  The Chicago Tribune  Newsday  St.... read more

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

A timeless and inspiring gift for Father's Day.
 
Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and NewsdayA Kirkus Best Memoir of 2017Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize
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An Odyssey: A Father, A Son and an Epic

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 Biography Memoirs

One of C. S. Lewis' works of fiction, or more specifically allegory, this book is clearly modelled upon Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, as Lewis cleverly satirizes different sections of the Church. Written within a year of Lewis' conversion, it characterises the various th... read more

The Pilgrim's Regress

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 Biography Memoirs

Laura Thompson re-examines the truths behind one of post-war Britain's most notorious murders: the bludgeoning to death of nanny Sandra Rivett in a Belgravia basement on 7 November 1974. Lord Lucan, found guilty of the murder, was only granted a death certificate ... read more

A Different Class of Murder

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 Biography Memoirs

A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart,revealing one of the most extraordinary untold stories of the Second World War
In the spring of 1945, at Rechnitz on the Austrian-Hungarian border, not far from the front lines of the a... read more

A Crime in the Family

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 Biography Memoirs

A GUARDIAN AND CHOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR
'A walk on the wild side with the alt-rock pioneer ' GQ
'DeCurtis is well placed to trace Reed's five-decade career, drawing on insider knowledge but skilfully balancing it with detailed research and fascinating interviews' Mojo Mag... read more

Lou Reed

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 Biography Memoirs

'Brilliantly researched and written' ObserverA mother who puts her children into a refrigerated lorry and asks 'what else could I do?' A runaway teenager who comes of age on the streets and in abandoned buildings. A student who leaves his war-ravaged country behind bec... read more

Lights in the Distance