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 Biography Memoirs

Reading Level:General Adult

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood's blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military ... read more

American Sniper (Film Tie-in)

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 Biography Memoirs

Simon Sebag Montefiore, one of our pre-eminent historians, presents the lives of the giants who have made our world. The cast varies from conquerors, poets, kings, empresses and whores to psychopaths, composers and explorers. Informative, entertaining, inspiring and sometim... read more

Titans of History

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 Biography Memoirs

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching and gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college pr... read more

Tuesdays with Morrie
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You are born into it or marry in. Loyalty is absolute, bloodshed revered and you kill or go to your grave before betraying The Family. This code of omerta is how the 'Ndrangheta became the world's most powe... read more

The Good Mothers: The Story of Three Woman Who Took on the World's Most Powerful Mafia

'THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR' Sunday Times
'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist
'The best book about the alienation within America' Evening Standard
'The memoir gripping ... read more

Hillbilly Elegy A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

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 Biography Memoirs

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generations Rose McGowan wa... read more

Brave

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 Biography Memoirs

With her inimitable wit, treasury of tales and outspoken views, Clarissa Dickson Wright opens her diary and takes us on a journey around Britain and her life.
As celebrated cook and champion of the countryside, Clarissa recalls episodes from her life and desc... read more

Rifling through my Drawers

You might recognise firecracker JoJo Siwa from Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition, or maybe you fell in love with her on Dance Moms. JoJo's nonfiction literary debut is the next generation's version of a real life Cinderella story: Nebraska girl becomes Hollywoo... read more

JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life

"I have rarely met someone as vivid, as alive, as vital, vivacious, irreverent, joyous, relevant, and needed as Iris. She breathes young air, thinks young thoughts, and gathers no dust. I simply adore her."--Dries van Noten
A unique and lavishly illustrated c... read more

Iris Apfel - Accidental Icon

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 Biography Memoirs

David Beckham is the world's most famous football icon. In May this year he brought down the curtain on a hugely successful playing career that spanned two decades, during which he proudly wore the shirts of Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, and England. He capt... read more

David Beckham

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 Biography Memoirs

Awards:Shortlisted for 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

As a young child Diana Wichtel is brought up in Vancouver, Canada. Her mother is a Catholic New Zealander, her father a Polish Jew who miraculously survived the Holocaust. When she's thirteen, her life changes dramatically as her mother wh... read more

Driving To Treblinka: A Long Search for a Lost Father

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 Biography Memoirs

Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgment Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christia... read more

Jerusalem: The Biography
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