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 Biography Memoirs

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Winner of the 2018 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Award for Non-fiction A poignant, complex and hugely resonant memoir about the shift from being a daughter to a guardian and caregiver, by a prizewinning author. From Elizabeth Hay, one of Canada's most celebrated novelists,... read more

All Things Consoled

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 Biography Memoirs

* The million-copy bestseller* * National Book Award finalist * * One of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of 2017 * * Selected for Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf book club *
'This is a captivating book ... Min Jin Lee's novel takes us through four generations and each cha... read more

Pachinko

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 Biography Memoirs

Put your music knowledge to the test with this entertaining and informative quiz book. Rediscover your favorite music and memories, from punk to EDM, the Red Hot Chili Peppers to the Rolling Stones, pop videos to iconic festival headliners, with questions crossing mul... read more

The NME Music Quiz Book

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 Biography Memoirs

Alan Turing (1912-1954) was the mathematician credited with cracking the German Enigma code during World War II, enabling the Allies to defeat the Nazis. After the war, Turing went on to launch modern computer science through his creation of the univers... read more

The Imitation Game - Alan Turing Decoded
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A bestseller in Canada and Australia, this is the incredible story of a woman who struggled with severe learning disabilities, built herself a better brain, and started a program that has helped thousands of others do ... read more

The Woman Who Changed Her Brain (New Edition)
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 Biography Memoirs

Reading Level:very good

This is the second memoir of a remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the beginning of his career. Look at him, the young man on the cover. The year is 1972, he is 28, his first book is about to be published, and he has every reaso... read more

Native Son: The Writer's Memoir

Gloria Steinem's most powerful and pithy quotes, with reflections and an introduction by the feminist icon herself, in a stunningly illustrated collection. For decades people from around the world have found insp... read more

The Truth Will Set You Free, but First It Will Piss You Off!: A Lifetime of Quotes

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 Biography Memoirs

Reading Level:3 Biography
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The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that 'One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country', but t... read more

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister

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 Biography Memoirs

Series:Biographic Ser.

Most people know that The Beatles (1960-1970) were the most famous pop group of all time, who were at the heart of 1960s counterculture and whose songs transformed the music world. What, perhaps, they don't know is that they have spent more ... read more

Biographic The Beatles  - Great Lives in Graphic Form

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 Biography Memoirs

Murray Thom is a completely self-made businessman who left school at 15 with his FSC (Failed School Certificate). Despite a lack of formal education, he was the Managing Director of CBS Records at just 23 years old. Since then, he has produced numerous bests... read more

Eat, Drink and Be Murray

Catch & Release is a compilation of renowned global jeweller Sir Michael Hill's doodled diary entries, snatches of inspiration and plenty of attempted wisdom. You'll find thoughtful musings alongside chaos and contradiction spread acr... read more

Catch And Release: A Life Of Art Thoughts And Nonsense

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 Biography Memoirs

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Most people know that Bob Marley (1945-1981) was a singer-songwriter who popularized reggae music and whose Jamaican culture and Rastafarian beliefs have attained worldwide influence. What, perhaps, they don't know is that his music inspired 7,00... read more

Biographic Marley  - Great Lives in Graphic Form