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 Biography Memoirs

A celebration of good craftsmanship by a Norwegian master carpenter - the anatomy of a job well done.
"An enriching and poetic tribute to manual labour" Karl Ove Knausgård
"In Thorstensen's skilled hands, the everyday story of ... read more

Making Things Right - A Master Carpenter at Work

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 Biography Memoirs

When Jo Brand hosted Have I Got News For You late last year, her calm explanation of the effects of sexism on women to a bemused all-male cast turned into a viral phenomenon.
There has been a whole tradition of books over hundreds of years where a father shares his wisdom wi... read more

Born Lippy
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 Biography Memoirs

The broadcast that George VI made to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939 - which formed the climax of the multi Oscar-winning film The King's Speech - was the product of years of hard work with Lionel Logue, his iconoclastic Australian-born speech therapist. Ye... read more

The King's War

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 Biography Memoirs

A household name, an Australian rock icon, the elder statesman of Ozrock - there isn't an accolade or cliche that doesn't apply to Jimmy Barnes. But long before Cold Chisel and Barnesy, long before the tall tales of success and excess, there was the true story ... read more

Working Class Boy Tv Tie In

A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else-Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill-from the authors of Furious Love.
When sixt... read more

The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: the Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

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 Biography Memoirs

Thirty years after Hogg and Hunt collaborated on the now-legendary Angel Gear: Off the Road with Sam Hunt, the pair have decided to throw caution to the wind and proceed without doctors' certificates, to create an older, possibly wiser twin to that earlier book. A backs... read more

Sam Hunt: Off the Road

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 Biography Memoirs

A fascinating, beautiful and definitive account of the life of esteemed artist Helen Oxenbury. Filled with insights that span Helen Oxenbury's life, from her early childhood through a unique career in children's books that began in 1964 and is still goin... read more

Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration

A beautiful, raw and compassionate memoir about identity, love and understanding. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and L... read more

Boy Erased - A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

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 Biography Memoirs

Series:Pitkin Royal Collection

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the longest serving monarch in the world. With Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh by her side she has dealt with the complexities of life as a head of state, her duty to her country always her paramount concern. However, she is als... read more

The Queen and Her Family

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 Biography Memoirs

A story of brilliant achievement, dazzling personalities and human frailty set against the dark background of European racism and paranoia.
The Warburgs were bankers, patrons of the arts, scholars, socialites, philanthropists and politicians. This Jewish family from Westph... read more

The Warburgs

Leo Kennedy is the great grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy and was raised in the shadow of his great grandfather's murder. Leo is a member of the Blue Ribbon Foundation, which supports police families and honours the memory of police killed in the line of duty. He lives wit... read more

Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python--from ... read more

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography