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Three Cups of Tea

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Three Cups of Tea

Author: Greg Mortenson
Publication Date: 3 January 2008

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Written by a mountaineer who in 1993, after a terrifying and disastrous attempt to climb K2, drifted cold and dehydrated, into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram Mountains. It tells how moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school. It tells the story of that promise and its outcome.

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Nella Last's Peace

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Nella Last's Peace
The Post-War Diaries of Housewife 49

Author: Robert Malcolmson
Publication Date: 2 October 2008

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A narrative of the changing experiences of ordinary people during war, and thoughts on the aftermath of war and whether 'peace' really meant peace, for everyone.

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The Gold Train

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The Gold Train

Author: Ronald Zweig
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2002

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Map That Changed the World

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The Map That Changed the World
A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

Author: Simon Winchester
Publication Date: 4 July 2002

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Hidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first geological map of anywhere in the world. Its maker was a farmer's son named William Smith. Born in 1769 his life was beset by troubles. This title tells his story.

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Night song of the last tram

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Night song of the last tram
A Glasgow childhood

Author: Robert Douglas
Publication Date: 8 May 2006

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Although young Robert Douglas's life was blighted by the cruel if sporadic presence of his father, it was equally blessed by the love of his mother, Janet. This memoir presents an evocation of childhood and of a Glasgow of trams and tenements that has long since disappeared.

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Strangeland

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Strangeland

Author: Tracey Emin
Publication Date: 5 October 2006

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The intimate memoirs of one of the most acclaimed and controversial artists of her generation

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Tulisa

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Tulisa

Author: Sean Smith
Publication Date: 13 September 2012

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Top celebrity biographer Sean Smith tells the story of the popular singer and X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos

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Fry Chronicles

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The Fry Chronicles

Author: Stephen Fry
Publication Date: 29 January 2011

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Spanning 1979-1987, this title charts the author's arrival at Cambridge up to his thirtieth birthday.

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Up in the Air

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Up in the Air
The Real Story of Life Aboard the World's Most Glamorous Airline

Author: Betty Riegel
Publication Date: 15 August 2013

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The story of an ordinary young woman from Essex who became the face of Pan Am.

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Toast

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Toast
The Story of a Boy's Hunger

Author: Nigel Slater
Publication Date: 16 April 2004

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'My mother is scraping a piece of burned toast out of the kitchen window, a crease of annoyance across her forehead. This is not an occasional occurrence. My mother burns the toast as surely as the sun rises each morning.'

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Duchess

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The Duchess
3 Audio CDs

Author: Amanda Foreman
Publication Date: 4 August 2008

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Sex, intrigue and adultery in the world of high politics and huge wealth in late eighteenth-century England.

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What a lovely war. British soldiers songs

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What a lovely war. British soldiers songs

Author: Roy Palmer
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1990

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A unique collection of army life from the Boer War to the 1980s, reflected through the songs they sang. Well illustrated and written by the very eminent song historian, Roy Palmer...

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The Plot

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The The Plot
A Biography of an English Acre

Author: Madeleine Bunting
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2009

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Pete Doherty: My Prodigal Son

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Pete Doherty: My Prodigal Son
A Child in Trouble, a Family Ripped Apart, the Extraordinary Story of a Mother's Love

Author: Jacqueline Doherty
Publication Date: 26 July 2007

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In hardback MY PRODIGAL SON received a huge amount of press attention, including a high-profile three-day serialisation in The Times, TV appearances on Richard and Judy and The Sharon Osbourne Show, and interviews on Woman's Hour and Simon Mayo's Radio 5 show

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Going to Sea in a Sieve

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Going to Sea in a Sieve
The Autobiography

Author: Danny Baker
Publication Date: 6 November 2012

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Comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter Danny Baker charts his 30 years in showbiz.

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Ugly

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Ugly

Author: Constance Briscoe
Publication Date: 2 November 2006

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The number one bestselling memoir, set to top the charts once more in paperback

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Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs
The Exclusive Biography

Author: Walter Isaacson
Publication Date: 24 October 2011

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* An extraordinary book which gives us a unique insight into the life and thinking of the man who has single-handedly transformed the world

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Life of Lee

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The Life of Lee

Author: Lee Evans
Publication Date: 29 September 2011

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Lee Evans is one of the best-loved comedians in the country; a Hollywood star able to sell out arenas in the blink of eye. This title takes us on a darkly humorous journey through his childhood spent running wild on a Bristol housing estate and his unconventional school days, when he was publicly derided as 'a failure' by a sadistic teacher.

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My Natural History

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My Natural History
The Animal Kingdom and How it Shaped Me

Author: Simon Barnes
Publication Date: 3 March 2011

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Each chapter of My Natural History describes a specific natural encounter that has illuminated, influenced or enriched Simon Barnes' life.

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Suburban Shaman

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Suburban Shaman
Tales from Medicine's Front Line

Author: Cecil Helman
Publication Date: 27 January 2006

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Presents stories that teach us about ourselves and our attitudes to health and illness, whether we are deliverers or recipients of health care. This book takes the reader from apartheid South Africa, where the author did his initial training to the London of the early 1970s, where he forswore medicine to become an anthropologist and poet.

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Susan Boyle

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Susan Boyle
Dreams Can Come True

Author: Alice Montgomery
Publication Date: 28 January 2010

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From that moment when Susan Boyle burst onto our screens on "Britain's Got Talent", she has became an unexpected phenomenon, and has gone on to become the creator of the fastest selling female debut album of all time. This book tells the full story of Susan's incredible journey from rags to riches, from West Lothian to Times Square.

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Rembrandt

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Rembrandt

Author: Greg Watts
Publication Date: 1 October 2009

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Rembrandt (1606-1669) is generally considered one of the greatest painters and print makers in European art history. His greatest creative triumphs are generally agreed to have been in portraits (of himself and others) and in portraying scenes from the Bible. This biography examines how Rembrandt's faith impacted on his work and traces his life.

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Angela's Ashes

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Angela's Ashes
A Memoir of a Childhood

Author: Frank McCourt
Publication Date: 19991115

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In this memoir, Frank McCourt looks back with sadness and affection at his first 18 years growing up in New York and Ireland. The book combines stories of hunger, poverty and social deprivation with a celebration of the human spirit, laughter and human kindness.

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Mountain of Crumbs

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A Mountain of Crumbs
Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

Author: Elena Gorokhova
Publication Date: 19 August 2010

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A memoir of a young Soviet girl's discovery of the hidden truths of adulthood and her country's profound political deception. It discribes the personal story of Russia in the second half of the twentieth century, and the story of one rebellious citizen whose love of a foreign language finally transports her to a new world.

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Gift of an Ordinary Day

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The Gift of an Ordinary Day
A Mother's Memoir

Author: Katrina Kenison
Publication Date: 4 November 2010

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Through her own story of midlife upheaval, the author of the beloved Mitten Strings for God invites mothers to rediscover the wonder of ordinary days with their families as they approach the 'letting go' that comes with raising teenagers.

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a field full of butterflies

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a field full of butterflies

Author: rosemary penfold
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2011

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Rosemary Penfold was born in 1938 in a traditional Gypsy wagon and grew up in the fields of the English countryside. In this beautiful and evocative memoir, she recounts her life within a loving extended family and small but close-knit community. Rosemary's story is a moving testament to a forgotten world and a rapidly disappearing way of life....

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I Remember, Daddy

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I Remember, Daddy
The Harrowing True Story of a Daughter Haunted by Memories Too Terrible to Forget

Author: Katie Matthews
Publication Date: 31 March 2011

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Katie's memories of her childhood were patchy. She'd always remembered her father's physical abuse, his anger and violence. But there was a lot she had forgotten. And, at the age of 24, after the birth of her son, the memories that were gradually unlocked with the help of a psychiatrist were far more terrible.

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Punished

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Punished
A Mother's Cruelty. A Daughter's Survival. A Secret That Couldn't be Told.

Author: Vanessa Steel
Publication Date: 2 April 2009

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'Punished' is the inspiring true story of an unusual little girl, Vanessa, whose childhood was devastated by torture and abuse at the hands of her sadistic mother. Vanessa was nearly destroyed until she discovered a secret that ultimately saved her life.

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Farewell to the East End

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Farewell to the East End

Author: Jennifer Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2009

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Billy Brown I'll Tell Your Mother

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Billy Brown I'll Tell Your Mother

Author: Bill Bill Brown
Publication Date: 1 June 2012

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The Second World War is over, and London is getting back on its feet. But rationing is not over, and for ten-year-old Billy Brown this means business. Its the perfect time for a mischievous boy with ambition and imagination .........

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No One Wants You

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No One Wants You
A True Story of a Child Forced into Prostitution

Author: Celine Roberts
Publication Date: 6 March 2008

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Illegitimate and unwanted, Celine was forced by her foster mother into prostitution. Her bones were broken, her nose was crushed and she ate candle wax to stay alive. Celine was finally rescued and sent to an industrial school where she picked up the pieces of her shattered life and began the search for her parents.

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Scars That Run Deep

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Scars That Run Deep
Sometimes the Nightmares Don't End

Author: Patrick Touher
Publication Date: 3 July 2008

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Leaving his abusive Irish boarding school after eight long years, Patrick Touher thought his troubles were over. But the adult world was a dangerous place for a naive adolescent. Yet Patrick's strength, honesty and sense of humour never left him. The boy they couldn't break, fought back, and eventually found love and a family.

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My Mother, My Self

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My Mother, My Self

Author: Nancy Friday
Publication Date: 19790312

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Why are women the way they are? Why, despite everything, do we find so much of ourselves mysterious? Nancy Friday shows that the key lies in a woman's relationship with her mother, which becomes the model for so much of our adult relationships with men.

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Freud

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Freud

Author: Richard Wollheim
Publication Date: 19710400

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This is a biography of the life and work of Sigmund Freud. It attempts to provide an analysis of the mind at work, as well as the story of a long and intricate process of discovery. The book takes the form of analysis, but the author also recreates the personality and feelings of Freud.

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Rebel for the Hell of it

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Rebel for the Hell of it
Life of Tupac Shakur

Author: Armond White
Publication Date: 1 June 1997

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'Rebel for the Hell of It: The Life of Tupac Shakur' is a biography of the mega-star rapper who was gunned down in Las Vegas in September 1996 at the age of 25. This is a serious exploration of his life and art.

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With the Kisses of His Mouth

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With the Kisses of His Mouth

Author: Monique Roffey
Publication Date: 23 June 2011

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A passionate, provocative and pioneering memoir from an Orange Prize shortlisted author

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Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl

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The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl
Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl

Author: Belle De Jour
Publication Date: 15 September 2005

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The bestselling and infamous diary of a high-class call girl

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Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad

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Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad
The True Story of an Unlikely Friendship

Author: Bee Rowlatt
Publication Date: 4 February 2010

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A London mum and Iraqi teacher should have nothing in common. Yet now, despite their differences, they're the firmest of friends. This title tells the story of two women who share laughter and tears, and swap their confidences, dreams and fears.

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Call The Midwife

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Call The Midwife
A True Story of the East End in the 1950s

Author: Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 5 January 2012

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Tie-in edition of Jennifer Worth's tales of being a midwife in 1950s London, now a major BBC TV series.

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Oona King Diaries

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The Oona King Diaries
House Music

Author: Oona King
Publication Date: 17 September 2007

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The 1997 Labour victory changed British politics, ushering in a generation of women into parliament. Oona King, won a London constituency and became an MP at 29. Yet, after only 3 years, Oona considered resignation. This book reveals how she chose to abandon her ambition to become Prime Minister in favour of another ambition: to have a life.

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Sickened

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Sickened
The True Story of a Lost Childhood

Author: Julie Gregory
Publication Date: 30 September 2004

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From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated and operated on, in the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother's mind. This title tells the story of how she survived Munchausen By Proxy (MBP), a form of child abuse forced on her by her mother's madness.

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Map That Changed the World

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The Map That Changed the World
A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

Author: Simon Winchester
Publication Date: 4 July 2002

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Hidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first geological map of anywhere in the world. Its maker was a farmer's son named William Smith. Born in 1769 his life was beset by troubles. This title tells his story.

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Seven Troop

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Seven Troop

Author: Andy McNab
Publication Date: 18 June 2009

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In 1983 Andy McNab was assigned to B Squadron, one of the four Sabre Squadrons of the SAS, and within it to Air Troop, otherwise known as Seven Troop. The links they forged then bound them inextricably together, but the things they saw and did during that time would take them all to breaking point in the years that were to follow.

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Playing with Fire

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Playing with Fire

Author: Nigel Havers
Publication Date: 26 July 2007

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Memoir from a much-loved film and TV star that really is the new The Moon's a Balloon

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Call the Midwife

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Call the Midwife
A True Story of the East End in the 1950s

Author: Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 6 March 2008

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A fascinating slice of social history - Jennifer Worth's tales of being a midwife in 1950s London, now a major BBC TV series.

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On the Edge

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On the Edge
My Story

Author: Richard Hammond
Publication Date: 7 June 2008

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Gripping account by Richard Hammond of life before and after his terrifying high-speed car crash.

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Midwife on Call

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Midwife on Call

Author: Agnes Light
Publication Date: 1 September 2011

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A heart-warming memoir of a midwife who trained in the 1960s

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Pwll, Pel a Phulpud

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Pwll, Pel a Phulpud

Author: Elwyn Jenkins
Publication Date: 27 March 2008

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In Pursuit of Glory

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In Pursuit of Glory
The Autobiography

Author: Bradley Wiggins
Publication Date: 24 September 2009

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The controversial memoir from Britain's most successful cyclist - winner of two gold medals at the 2008 Olympics - updated for the paperback edition.

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Pete Doherty: My Prodigal Son

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Pete Doherty: My Prodigal Son
A Child in Trouble, a Family Ripped Apart, the Extraordinary Story of a Mother's Love

Author: Jacqueline Doherty
Publication Date: 26 July 2007

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In hardback MY PRODIGAL SON received a huge amount of press attention, including a high-profile three-day serialisation in The Times, TV appearances on Richard and Judy and The Sharon Osbourne Show, and interviews on Woman's Hour and Simon Mayo's Radio 5 show

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