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'Because 100 Nasty Women is so easy to read and witty, I didn't expect it to be the life changing, important book that I'm discovering it to be' PHILIPPA PERRY
'A fantastic addition to your feminist library and historical knowledge.' ... read more

100 Nasty Women of History
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On 17 November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two-day fishing trip. A vicious storm killed his engine and carried him west, deep into the heart of the Pacific. When he was washed ashore on 30 January 2014, he has drift... read more

438 Days: An Incredible True Story of Survival at Sea

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Life is not defined by the bad things that happen to us. It certainly isn't for me.' Written for her young son so that he would know what had happened to his mother, Cynthia Banham's inspiring family memoir uncovers a true picture of what survival means: 'This book tells a story t... read more

A Certain Light

'Armed with a squash racket and enormous will, Maria Toorpakai has risen from the turmoil of tribal life in Pakistan to become not only a world-class athlete, but a true inspiration, a pioneer for millions of other wome... read more

A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
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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 diagnosed with ... read more

A Double Shot of Happiness

'I was written out of the family story. This book is my attempt to write myself, and my mother, back into it.' In this singular memoir, historian and biographer Jim Davidson writes about his fraught relationship with his authoritarian and con... read more

A Fuhrer for a Father : The Domestic Face of Colonialism
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In this witty, candid memoir, Ben Bradlee, the most important, glamorous, and famous newspaperman of modern times, traces his path from Harvard to the battles of the Pacific war to the pinnacle of success as the editor of The Washington Post--during the Watergate scandal and every oth... read more

A Good Life
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This is the story of Doaa, an ordinary girl from a village in Syria, who in 2015 became one of five hundred people crammed on to a fishing boat setting sail for Europe. The boat was deliberately capsized, and of those five hundred people, eleven survived; they we... read more

A Hope More Powerful than the Sea
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A story of drug and alcohol abuse and rehabilitation as it has never been told before. Recounted in visceral, kinetic prose, and crafted with a forthrightness that rejects piety, cynicism, and self-pity, it brings us face-to-face with a provocative new understanding of the... read more

A Million Little Pieces

HIS LIFE WAS A WORK OF ART Now, artists and musicians who worked with David Bowie during his lifetime - or who were his contemporaries - pay tribute to the icon through their own words on what it was like to w... read more

A Portrait of Bowie: A Tribute to Bowie by His Artistic Collaborators and Contemporaries
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The marriage of the Protestant Charles I and the French Catholic princess Henrietta Maria was, from the start, a dangerous experiment. They met for the first time a month after their arranged marriage, and they spent their fi... read more

A Royal Passion: The Turbulent Marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTELLER
'A charming period piece' Times 'A marvellous book ... unputdownable ... utterly engaging' Telegraph
In 1954, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the w... read more

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions
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