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Me: Elton John Official Autobiography
The first and only official autobiography by the much-loved global icon Elton John
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Wham! George & Me: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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How to Grow Old: A middle-aged man moaning
However, if you happen to want to know what a white, heterosexual, middle-aged man thinks of getting old - from the struggle to stay fit, keep hold of your friends or stay relevant, to why I'm better at doing a dump now than at any time in my life - this book could very well be exactly what you have been looking for.
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Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television
A funny, insightful memoir by much-loved documentary maker Louis Theroux, who takes us on a weird and wonderful journey through his life and two decades of groundbreaking television.
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Hitch in Time
Living on his wits, sleeping rough and accepting lifts that get him into bizarre and often dangerous situations, Andy's six years spent on the road stand as a unique record of life as it was in the late 1970s and early 80s. In this hilarious memoir, they are juxtaposed with a host of earlier memories, resulting in dazzling and funny stories.
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Tall Tales and Wee Stories: The Best of Billy Connolly
Outrageously funny story-telling from the nation's favourite comedian. Tall Tales and Wee Stories brings together the 'Best of Billy Connolly'. 'One of stand-up's great naturals. No one told a story better.' Guardian
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Not Afraid: The Evolution of Eminem
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Headlines and Hedgerows: A Memoir
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Robin
From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.
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Beautiful Ones
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Rihanna
Rihanna invites you into her world with this stunning visual autobiography.
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Face It: A Memoir
'I was saying things in songs that female singers didn't really say back then. I wasn't submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side. I was playing it up, yet I was very serious.'
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Ian McKellen: The Biography
The intimate and definitive biography of Ian McKellen, theatrical knight and a national treasure.
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In Pieces
The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field.
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George Best: A Memoir: A unique biography of a football icon: The Perfect Gift for Football Fans
A unique biography of football icon, George Best, written by journalist and broadcaster, Michael Parkinson
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Roger Daltrey: Thanks a lot Mr Kibblewhite, The Sunday Times Bestseller: My Story
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Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing: Life, Death and the Thrill of the Catch - The Sunday Times Bestseller inspired by the hit BBC TV series
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You Know it Makes Sense: Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)
It's a rocky road full of potholes, speed cameras, people who don't indicate, mouthy cyclists, and all sorts of obstacles designed to get on your tits. You Know It Makes Sense is the definitive business guide, designed pacifically to help steer you in the right direction.
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My Thoughts Exactly: The No.1 Bestseller
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Dramatic Exchanges: Letters of the National Theatre
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Shine: Discover a Brighter You
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Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me
"Charlamagne Tha God, New York Times bestselling author of Black Privilege and cohost of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, reveals his blueprint for breaking free from your fears and anxiety to reach that elusive next level of success"--
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Mouthy - Unfiltered, Uncensored & Honest as Ever: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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Queen Unseen - My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century: Revised and with Added Material
In an intimate and eye-opening story, roundly praised as the best available insight on Queen, Peter Hince recounts twelve years on the road with Freddie Mercury, Brian May and co. This truly is the definitive book on the 20th century's most iconic rock band.
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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever
The definitive account of the kings of comedy who ruled eighties Hollywood
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Acid For The Children
Iconic bassist and co-founder of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating life story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.
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Straight Outta Crawley: Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being
**THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR ANY COMEDY FAN**Straight Outta Crawley is the hilarious and irreverent autobiography from comedian Romesh Ranganathan.
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Hell Is Round the Corner: The Unique No-Holds Barred Autobiography
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I Carried a Watermelon: Dirty Dancing and Me
'Massively enjoyable.' Dawn French
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Glossy Years: Magazines, Museums and Selective Memoirs
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How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
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Who am I, again?
Who am I, again?'Riotous, warm-hearted and revealing, and told with Lenny's trademark energy - expect recipes, comic strips, and tips for aspiring comedians - Who Am I, Again? is the heart-breakingly honest and inspirational coming-of-age story of a man who holds a very special place in British hearts.
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Elton John: Rocket Man
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On the High Wire
The star of MAN ON WIRE offers a meditation on the ecstasy of conquering our fears and reaching for the stars, translated and introduced by Paul Auster
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Lunch with the FT: A Second Helping
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Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon
Coco Chanel
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Elis and John Present the Holy Vible: The Book The Bible Could Have Been
A complete guide to the hilariously niche and wonderfully obscure world of commercial digital indie radio's most-unproducible hammer legends: Elis James and John Robins.
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I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon
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Mary Quant: My Autobiography
The inspirational story of Mary Quant's stellar career
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Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend
Flea, the iconic bassist and co-founder, alongside Anthony Kiedis, of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star. With a foreword by punk rock legend, Patti Smith.
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Are We There Yet?: To indignity . . . and beyond!
A warm, redemptive, honest, authentic, FUNNY book about life, love and realising that you're good enough.
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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me
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Beastie Boys Book
Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip hop superstardom.
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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos
The riveting, poignant, star-studded and hilarious memoir of award-winning author Clancy Sigal's time as a film agent on the make in Blacklist-era Hollywood.
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Plagued By Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright
'A MASTERFUL PORTRAIT OF THE FLAWED CREATOR OF FLAWLESS BUILDINGS' - SIMON JENKINSFrom the award-winning and best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat - a ground-breaking biography that illuminates the life, mind and work of one of the icons of twentieth-century America.
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Rugby: Talking A Good Game: The Perfect Gift for Rugby Fans
The autobiography of legendary rugby commentator Ian Robertson
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Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art
The rich, revealing, and thrilling story of five women whose lives and painting propelled a revolution in modern art
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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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Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years
The second volume of beloved actress Julie Andrews' memoirs: Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music and her enduring career in Hollywood.
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Spice Girls
'Get the inside scoop on all things Spice!'OK! Magazine'A compelling new book' Daily ExpressIntimate and revealing, Spice Girls is the definitive story of the world's most iconic girl group.