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The most popular Autobiography: general books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Elephant in My Kitchen: What the herd taught me about love, courage and survival
A powerful, moving sequel to the bestselling The Elephant Whisperer that tells the story of one woman's fight to protect a herd of elephants.
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Headlines and Hedgerows: A Memoir
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Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown
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 autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.
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Book of Dreams - The Book That Inspired Kate Bush's Hit Song 'Cloudbusting'
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North Korea Journal
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Diary of a Bookseller
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Claxton Diary: Further Field Notes from a Small Planet
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Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe
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One Two Another: Line By Line: Lyrics from The Charlatans, Solo and Beyond
One Two Another is a collection of the very best lyrics by lead singer of The Charlatans, Tim Burgess, with added commentary and memoir.
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Restoration Heart: A Memoir
Restoration Heart is William Cash's 'restore-a-wreck' memoir of house and heart.
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Letters of Vincent Van Gogh
A selection of Vincent Van Gough's letters, based on an entirely fresh translation, revealing his religious struggles, his fascination with the French Revolution, his search for love and his involvement in humanitarian causes.
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Palimpsest: A Memoir
This is a memoir of the first 40 years of Gore Vidal's life, ranging back and forth across a rich history. He describes his difficult family, talented friends and interesting enemies with a cast that includes Tennessee Williams, the Kennedys, Jack Kerouac and Norman Mailer.
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Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl
Fifteen years ago, Jeannie's relationship with a close friend ended in rape. With the rise of the #MeToo movement, recurring nightmares have returned and to process her conflicted feelings of betrayal she resolves to face her trauma head-on.
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Lawless: A lawyer's unrelenting fight for justice in a war zone
Both an extraordinary woman's story and a nonfiction legal thriller with profoundly deep insight into the real Afghanistan.
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Fear Bubble: Harness Fear and Live without Limits
The brilliant, inspirational next book by the author of the incredible No. 1 bestseller FIRST MAN IN.
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Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, Richard Feynman was one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, but he was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure.
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Hinch Yourself Happy: All The Best Cleaning Tips To Shine Your Sink And Soothe Your Soul
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Red Notice: A True Story of Corruption, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice
Magnitsky's brutal killing has remained uninvestigated and unpunished to this day. His farcical posthumous show-trial brought Putin's regime to a new low in the eyes of the international community.
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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour
The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor.
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Kitchen Confidential: Insider's Edition
After twenty-five years of 'sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine', chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has decided to tell all. From his first oyster in the Gironde to his lowly position as a dishwasher in a honky-tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown; from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop the Rockefeller Center to drug dealers in the East Village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable, as shocking as they are funny.
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Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd
The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherd: a lost classic.
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Man He Used To Be: Dementia and My Mad Dad
The Man He Used to Be is a moving, darkly comic and ultimately uplifting diary of a daughter caring for her father, while trying to not lose herself.
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Janis: Her Life and Music
The first biography of Janis Joplin to establish her as the rule-breaking trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was - based on unprecedented access to her family, friends, forgotten archives, and long-lost interviews.
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Janis: Her Life and Music
The first biography of Janis Joplin to establish her as the rule-breaking trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was - based on unprecedented access to her family, friends, forgotten archives, and long-lost interviews.
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More Tales of a Rock Star's Daughter
From a 1970 meeting with Jimi Hendrix, to Live Aid, Greenham Common, a cancer op and a brief glimpse of Cream's 2005 reunion. This is essentially a punk rock, pub-based soap-opera like no other; set against venues in the smashed-up ruins of a changing world. This follows on from the hilarious and critically acclaimed first volume.
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Clouds Were Sheep: A Tale of Sheep Farming in the Cotswolds
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Girl in the Dark: The True Story of Runaway Child with a Secret. A Devastating Discovery that Changes Everything.
A dark secret. A troubled little girl. And the support she needs to turn her life around. A moving true story from foster carer and Sunday Times bestseller Angela Hart.
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Son of a Silverback
Meet Dave Kane, the disappointed, steroid-ingesting, metal-wielding, bouncer father of slight, effete Gamma Male, Russell Kane.SON OF A SILVERBACK is a story about fathers and sons, class and education and how one scrawny, sensitive, fake-tan-applying 'ponce' stepped out of his father's shadow and became a man - whatever that means.
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Rather His Own Man: In Court with Tyrants, Tarts and Troublemakers
Compelling memoir of the UK's leading human rights lawyer. Both funny and personal, it follows on from his best selling memoir The Justice Game, bringing Robertson's fascinating and colourful career up to date.
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On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd
Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh meets a flock of Swedish sheep in this playful, profound and philosophical diary written by a literary academic turned novice shepherd.
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My Name Is Why
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A memoir with a message - about growing up in care and finding hope, determination and creativity - from British poet and national treasure Lemn Sissay
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The Hezbollah Hiking Club: A short walk across the Lebanon
The Hezbollah Hiking Club is a comedic travelogue in which Dom Joly and his two best friends hike across Lebanon. It's three men on a camel . . . without the camel.
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My Family and Other Animals
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Travelling Vet: From pets to pandas, my life in animals
Charming tales from the life of a young vet, whose clients range from guinea pigs to giraffes.
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Why I Am so Clever
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
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Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News
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Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News
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Breed Apart: My Adventures with Britain's Rare Breeds
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Cider With Rosie
Cider with Rosie is a wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a village before electricity or cars, a timeless place on the verge of change. Growing up amongst the fields and woods and characters of the place, Laurie Lee depicts a world that is both immediate and real and belongs to a now-distant past.
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Ordinary Joe
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Mad Frank's Diary: The Confessions of Britain's Most Notorious Villain
And by contrast, he also opens up with personal memories of growing up in poverty, in London's East End, and the reality of having to steal food to feed the family.Frankie Frasier died in 2014, and this rare True Crime classic is first-hand history at its most compelling.
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Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage and My Life
A revealing, courageous, fascinating, and funny account of the author's experiment with microdoses of LSD in an effort to treat a debilitating mood disorder, of her quest to understand a misunderstood drug, and of her search for a really good day.
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Greetings from Bury Park: Inspiration for the film 'Blinded by the Light'
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My Story: A Child Called It, The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave
The remarkable trilogy from SUNDAY TIMES No.1 Bestseller Dave Pelzer - now in one volume.
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Elephant Whisperer: Learning About Life, Loyalty and Freedom From a Remarkable Herd of Elephants
A charming, moving account of one man's race to save a herd of elephants.
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Trans Like Me: A Journey for All of Us
An agenda-setting, emotionally engaging book on transgender identity.
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Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life
A moving medical memoir written by intensive care doctor Dr. Matt Morgan.
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Time to Go
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Getting Off: One Woman's Journey Through Sex and Porn Addiction
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Make Trouble: Stand Up, Speak Out, and Find the Courage to Lead