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* The million-copy bestseller* * National Book Award finalist * * One of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of 2017 * * Selected for Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf book club *
'This is a captivating book ... Min Jin Lee's novel takes us through four generations and each cha... read more

Pachinko

The gripping, untold story of how Saudi Arabia's secretive and mercurial new ruler rose to power. Even in his youth as a prince among thousands of princes, Mohammed bin Salman nurtured sweeping ambitions. He wanted power - enough of it to reshape ... read more

MBS The Rise to Power of Mohammad Bin Salman
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From award-winning war reporter and co-author of I Am Malala, this is a searing, angry reckoning of a book that exposes the unheard stories of women during war, and how in countries around the world today rape is used as a weapon. Rape and ... read more

Our Bodies, Their Battlefield: What War Does to Women

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 Biography Memoirs

Put your music knowledge to the test with this entertaining and informative quiz book. Rediscover your favorite music and memories, from punk to EDM, the Red Hot Chili Peppers to the Rolling Stones, pop videos to iconic festival headliners, with questions crossing mul... read more

The NME Music Quiz Book

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 Biography Memoirs

Alan Turing (1912-1954) was the mathematician credited with cracking the German Enigma code during World War II, enabling the Allies to defeat the Nazis. After the war, Turing went on to launch modern computer science through his creation of the univers... read more

The Imitation Game - Alan Turing Decoded
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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain (New Edition)
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In the bestselling tradition of Finding Gobi and Marley & Me, the moving story of a dog, his human and the friendship that saved both their lives - and inspired countless others.   Ben Moon had no intention of getting a dog until he met th... read more

Denali: The Story of an Exceptional Dog

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 Biography Memoirs

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This is the second memoir of a remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the beginning of his career. Look at him, the young man on the cover. The year is 1972, he is 28, his first book is about to be published, and he has every reaso... read more

Native Son: The Writer's Memoir

Gloria Steinem's most powerful and pithy quotes, with reflections and an introduction by the feminist icon herself, in a stunningly illustrated collection. For decades people from around the world have found insp... read more

The Truth Will Set You Free, but First It Will Piss You Off!: A Lifetime of Quotes

'I just want to warn you. You're going to dive to the end of the cave. You're going to see these kids. They're all looking healthy and happy and smiley. Then, you're going to swim... read more

Against All Odds: The Inside Account of the Thai Cave Rescue, and the Courageous Australians at the Heart of It

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 Biography Memoirs

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The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that 'One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country', but t... read more

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister

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 Biography Memoirs

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Most people know that The Beatles (1960-1970) were the most famous pop group of all time, who were at the heart of 1960s counterculture and whose songs transformed the music world. What, perhaps, they don't know is that they have spent more ... read more

Biographic The Beatles  - Great Lives in Graphic Form