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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.
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.
Headlines and Hedgerows: A Memoir
Ordinary Joe
Diary of a Bookseller
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.
Book of Dreams - The Book That Inspired Kate Bush's Hit Song 'Cloudbusting'
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.
My Family and Other Animals
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.
Claxton Diary: Further Field Notes from a Small Planet
**WINNER OF THE EAST ANGLIAN BOOK AWARDS 2019**Discover this beautiful, revelatory country diary from one of the best nature writers in Britain.
Restoration Heart: A Memoir
Restoration Heart is William Cash's 'restore-a-wreck' memoir of house and heart.
Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clouds Were Sheep: A Tale of Sheep Farming in the Cotswolds
That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour
The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor.
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.
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.
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.
Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News
Breed Apart: My Adventures with Britain's Rare Breeds
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.
Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hinch Yourself Happy: All The Best Cleaning Tips To Shine Your Sink And Soothe Your Soul
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.
Mud, Sweat and Tears: The Phenomenal Number One Bestseller
Bear Grylls is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. However, only eighteen months later Bear became one of the youngest ever climbers to scale Everest, aged only twenty-three. Now, for the first time, Bear tells the story of his action-packed life.
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.
North Korea Journal
THE BOOK BEHIND THE HIT CHANNEL 5 DOCUMENTARYA glimpse of life inside the world's most secretive country, as told by Britain's best-loved travel writer.
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.
Mad Frank's Diary: The Confessions of Britain's Most Notorious Villain
`They say I've killed 40 people and who am I to disagree? I've always liked even numbers.'Branded the dentist for using pliers to extract the teeth of those who owed money to his boss Charlie Richardson, Frankie Fraser was labelled the most dangerous man in Britain by two Home Secretaries.
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.
Greetings from Bury Park: Inspiration for the film 'Blinded by the Light'
Life in the Garden
Autobiography of Malcolm X
From hustling, drug addiction and armed violence in America's black ghettos Malcolm X turned to the puritanical fervour of the Black Muslims. He became identified in the white press as a teacher of race hatred. This autobiography reveals his integrity and the fierce idealism which led him to reject both liberal hypocrisies and black racialism.
Trans Like Me: A Journey for All of Us
An agenda-setting, emotionally engaging book on transgender identity.
Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life
A moving medical memoir written by intensive care doctor Dr. Matt Morgan.
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.
Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology
It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever.
My Family and Other Animals
Married To A Bedouin
It was as Mohammad guided us singing through rocky, oleander-crowded canyons that I fell in love with him. Why I hadn't noticed his quick, eye-crinkling smile the day we met I don't know but I noticed it now. He fixed his red and white mendeel, throwing the knotted ends up over his head into an exotic Bedouin turban and flashed me a smile. I was fascinated.
Adventures In The Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood
From the writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", "All the President's Men" and "Marathon Man", Oscar-winning screen writer William Goldman presents his memories and views of movie-making, and of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman and Hoffman.
Make Trouble: Stand Up, Speak Out, and Find the Courage to Lead