Tim Sharp and his magnificent creation, Laser Beak Man, are now major names in the world of international art. But the journey to this point has been an extraordinary one. When Judy Sharp took her three-year-old son Tim to a paediatric specialist, he was diagnose... read more

A Double Shot of Happiness

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 Biography & Memoir

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Michael Peter Balzary was born in Melbourne, Australia, on October 16, 1962. His more famous stage name, Flea, and his wild ride as the renowned bass player for the Red Hot Chili Peppers was in a far and distant ... read more

Acid for the Children: A Memoir

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 Biography & Memoir

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'I have him bitched, balloxed and bewildered, for there's a system and a science in taking the piss out of a screw and I'm a well-trained man at it.'
So writes Brendan Behan, poet, writer and literary legend, of the episode that coloured his life. Arrested in Liverpool as... read more

Borstal Boy

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 Biography & Memoir

In a tale of sand, songs, survival and untimely erections, it takes a trek along the Australian coastline for Benjamin Allmon to find himself, and the true key to happiness. It is 2006. After more than a decade trying to make it in the music industry, singer-songwriter Ben is getti... read more

Foot Notes
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 Biography & Memoir

Hazel's idyllic childhood is torn apart by the bombing of Rangoon. The Japanese armies overrun Burma, forcing the family to move from one refuge to another. Hazel's father, a Muslim, and her mother, a Catholic, fears for her children. Told through a child's eyes, this ... read more

Heaven Tempers the Wind

AS SELECTED FOR THE ZOE BALL BOOKCLUB, A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE SUNDAY TIMES, THE TIMES, GUARDIAN, IRISH TIMES, OBSERVER, RED and THE TELEGRAPH. *SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN ACKERLEY PRIZE FOR MEMOIR AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY 2018* I AM, I AM, I AM is a m... read more

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death

The true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever.It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place... read more

I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives

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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:very good

The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in THE CROWN this spring. Anne Glenconner reveals the real ... read more

Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:3 Biography

In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life,  The result is Me - the joyously funny, honest an... read more

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography (Hb)
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In 2007, Kevin Rudd became only the third Labor prime minister since the Second World War, after Whitlam and Hawke, to win government from opposition. In doing so he also defeated, and unseated, John How... read more

Not for the Faint-hearted: A Personal Reflection on Life, Politics and Purpose 1957-2007

An inspiring tale of modern migration, overcoming adversity and escaping the hell of war, from a girl struggling to walk for the very first time in her life. Nujeen Mustafa has cerebral palsy. This did not stop her t... read more

Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey from War-Torn Syria in a Wheelchair

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 Biography & Memoir

'Fearsome wit' Elle 'Charming' Buzzfeed 'Ridiculously entertaining' Associated Press 'Endearingly honest' Guardian   A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Pitch Perfect, Twilight, Up in the Air, ... read more

Scrappy Little Nobody