Biographies & Memoirs

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A true story of murder, fighting for life, God's grace, and ultimate forgiveness.All proceeds from this book will go to the survivor. Read the last chapter first. You will see why this book was written.Do you believe in miracles?? You will. The survivor of that horrendous crime got her miracle. You may cry but you will feel so amazed that this p...
A true story of murder, fighting for life,...
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**'The marker you should judge all other time-travelling narratives by' Guardian** Octavia E. Butler's masterpiece and ground-breaking exploration of power and responsibility, for fans of The Handmaid's Tale, The Power and Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing. With an original foreword by Ayòbámi Adébáyò. '[Her] evocative, often troubling, novels explore far-...
**'The marker you should judge all other t...
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With true stories and confessions that would make even Somerset Maugham blush, John Dodd has penned a fascinating, and often hilarious, memoir of his life as a colonial rubber planter in 1950s Malaya. When not exploring the Chinese bars and brothels of Penang, there were strikes, riots, snakes, plantation fires and deadly ambushes by Communist t...
With true stories and confessions that wou...
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By the time the British surrendered to the Japanese in February 1942 at the fall Singapore, nearly all white civilians had left Malaya. One remarkable exception to the white flight was Nona Baker, ‘a parson’s youngest daughter’ from Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Nona Baker and her brother, Vin, general manager of Sungei Lembing tin mine in Pahang, st...
By the time the British surrendered to the...
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'Outside of a Dog' is the captivating account of 25 books drawn from the fields of literature, psychology and philosophy, and a memoir of a reading self.
'Outside of a Dog' is the captivating acc...
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“Magical prose stylist” Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays—heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise—on the meaning of fatherhood. For the September 2016 issue of GQ, Michael Chabon wrote a piece about accompanying his son Abraham Chabon, then thirteen, to Paris Men’s Fashion Week. Possessed with a prec...
“Magical prose stylist” Michael Chabon (Mi...
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Recorded firsthand as a diary, this personal account gives the story of Joseph Hahn hitchhiking through parts of Europe in 1956. As a twenty-one-year-old college student, he was able to achieve his goal of touring Europe before receiving his orders from the U.S. Army. Spending only 160 dollars on his European travels, Joseph not only saw some of...
Recorded firsthand as a diary, this person...
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Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ... In these wry and hilarious diaries, Shaun provides an ...
Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown...
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The ten brilliant women who are the focus of Sharp came from different backgrounds and had vastly divergent political and artistic opinions. But they all made a significant contribution to the cultural and intellectual history of America and ultimately changed the course of the twentieth century, in spite of the men who often undervalued or dism...
The ten brilliant women who are the focus ...
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When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World A New York Times Bestseller “If you are a real soccer player—then this is the book for you to read . . . Inspiring and uplifting. ”—GoalNation
When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought J...
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Dylan Jones's engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves a hypnotic spell as it unfolds the story of a remarkable rise to...
Dylan Jones's engrossing, magisterial biog...
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Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction. I've been writing novels for over fifty years. I was lucky enough to miss the big wars and not get shot, but lucky enough to grow up among the heroes who had served in them and learn from their example. I have ...
Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life ...
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From the bestselling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts: about growing up in the wake of the destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother.Glen David Gold’s earliest memories are of a childhood in which he had everything he could possibly want. But when his father’s fortune disapp...
From the bestselling author of Carter Beat...
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From our funniest writer, a portrait of our most talked-about royal. She made John Lennon blush and Marlon Brando clam up. She cold-shouldered Princess Diana and humiliated Elizabeth Taylor. Andy Warhol photographed her. Jack Nicholson offered her cocaine. Gore Vidal revered her. John Fowles hoped to keep her as his sex-slave. Dudley Moore propo...
From our funniest writer, a portrait of ou...

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