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Twelve Years a Slave

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Twelve Years a Slave
A True Story

Author: Solomon Northup
Publication Date: 27 February 2014

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The shocking first-hand account of one man's remarkable fight for freedom; now an award-winning motion picture.

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I am Malala

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I am Malala
The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

Author: Malala Yousafzai
Publication Date: 8 October 2013

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I come from a country which was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday. When the Taliban took cont...

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Too Big to Fail

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Too Big to Fail
Inside the Battle to Save Wall Street

Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin
Publication Date: 26 June 2010

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They were masters of the financial universe, flying in private jets and raking in billions. They thought they were too big to fail. This book gives an account of the most powerful men and women at the eye of the financial storm - from Lehman Brothers CEO Dick the gorilla Fuld, to AIG's Joseph Cassano, dubbed 'The Man Who Crashed the World'.

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Bunny Tales

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Bunny Tales
Behind Closed Doors at the Playboy Mansion

Author: Izabella St. James
Publication Date: 6 August 2009

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The story that blew the gates wide open

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Being Jordan

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Being Jordan

Author: Katie Price
Publication Date: 1 July 2005

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The real story of one of the most notorious celebrities in Britain today.

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Quench the Lamp

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Quench the Lamp

Author: Alice Taylor
Publication Date: 31 January 1998

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Infused with wit and lyricism, this memoir centres on the 1950's when the author and her friends were budding teenagers. She describes the past vividly and without complaint as the years of hard labour for herself, parents and siblings, were also filled with fun in the close knit community.

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Shakespeare

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Shakespeare
The World as a Stage

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 1 April 2008

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From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.

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Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde

Author: Martin Fido
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1976

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1976 paperback edition....

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No More But My Love

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No More But My Love

Author: Cecil W. Sharman
Publication Date: 1 February 1980

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Any Chance of a Game?

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Any Chance of a Game?

Author: Barney Ronay
Publication Date: 6 July 2006

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Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. This is the hilarious story of a team in early mid-life crisis, hiding from responsibility in the strange masochism at the ugly end of the beautiful game.

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Shadows of the Workhouse

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Shadows of the Workhouse
The Drama of Life in Postwar London

Author: Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 22 January 2009

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A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No.1 bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV series.

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Why Do I Say These Things?

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Why Do I Say These Things?

Author: Jonathan Ross
Publication Date: 7 May 2009

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Why is catalogue shopping responsible for the author's inimitable sense of style? Why might wearing cape and mask be a fast track to heaven? Why does the author wince every time he sees a Hoover? And why did he fall in love with a deep-sea diver? Why?

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House of Stone

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House of Stone
a Memoir of Home, Family and a Lost Middle East

Author: Anthony Shadid
Publication Date: 2 August 2012

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Community is everything, home is everything, if you have lost your own

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Foreskin's Lament

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Foreskin's Lament

Author: Shalom Auslander
Publication Date: 6 February 2009

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America's hottest, funniest, most controversial young Jewish memoirist ... blackly hilarious, groundbreaking' The Times

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Ronnie Barker Authorised Biography

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The Ronnie Barker Authorised Biography

Author: Bob McCabe
Publication Date: 26 May 2005

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Ronnie Barker is one of the best-loved and most celebrated entertainers in British television history. This book contains original contributions from people who have worked with and know him best. This biography contains interviews and personal illustrations from his own collection.

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Lions of Ireland

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Lions of Ireland
A Celebration of Irish Rugby Legends

Author: David Walmsley
Publication Date: 17 November 2005

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Throughout the touring team's history, the heroes of Irish rugby have been at the heart of the Lions' finest hours - on and off the pitch. In this book, these greats tell their stories of life on some of the longest, hardest roads in sport. Those featured include world-class players and characters who have contributed to Lions folklore.

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Is it Just Me?

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Is it Just Me?

Author: Miranda Hart
Publication Date: 6 June 2013

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A Sunday Times Number One Bestseller. Britain's best loved comedienne, Miranda Hart, laments on the horrors of growing up and offers her younger self some essential advice on grappling with life's unexpected perils and blunders.

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Shadows of the Workhouse

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Shadows of the Workhouse
The Drama of Life in Postwar London

Author: Jennifer Worth
Publication Date: 22 January 2009

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A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No.1 bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV series.

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Tuesdays with Morrie

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Tuesdays with Morrie
An Old Man, a Young Man and Life's Greatest Lesson

Author: Mitch Albom
Publication Date: 24 July 2003

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Mitch Albom rediscovered his college professor and mentor, Morrie Schwartz, in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited Mitch every Tuesday, just like in college. This is a chronicle of their time together and their final "class": lessons in how to live.

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Miranda Hart - the Unauthorised Biography

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Miranda Hart - the Unauthorised Biography

Author: Sophie Johnson
Publication Date: 6 August 2012

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With countless awards and hit TV shows under her belt, Miranda Hart is surely the undisputed Queen of Comedy. She has become something of a national treasure, yet her success did not happen overnight.

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Eat, Pray, Love

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Eat, Pray, Love
One Woman's Search for Everything

Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Publication Date: 5 March 2007

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Elizabeth Gilbert is in her thirties, she has a husband, a house, and they're trying for a baby - she doesn't want any of it. A bitter divorce and a turbulent love affair later, she emerges battered and bewildered and realises it is time to pursue her own journey in search of three things she has been missing: pleasure, devotion and balance.

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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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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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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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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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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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Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 2 June 2007

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Some say that the first hint that Bill Bryson was not of Planet Earth came when his mother sent him to school in lime-green Capri pants. Others think it all started with his discovery, at the age of six, of a woollen jersey of rare fineness. In this memoir, he explores the ordinary kid he once was, and the curious world of 1950s America.

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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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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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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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In this fierce and lyrical memoir, Gregory takes readers inside the hidden world of child abuse called Munchausen by Proxy--with a power rivaling "Girl, Interrupted" and "A Child Called "It."

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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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