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Wham! George & Me: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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Hard Way: Adapt, Survive and Win
A searing, raw and honest memoir of television's greatest SAS veteran. Sergeant Major Mark 'Billy' Billingham recounts his life, twenty-seven years of military service as an elite soldier, and new-found fame on the hugely successful Channel Four series SAS: Who dares Wins.
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Twenty Years of talkSPORT
This brand new book celebrates the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the start of talkSPORT. Featuring hilarious stories about the station and its presenters from launch right through to the current day. With contributions from all the favourite presenters including Alan Brazil, Ally McCoist, and many, many more.
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Autobiography: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz - The Costa Biography Award Winner 2019
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Last Stop Auschwitz: My story of survival from within the camp
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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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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking
The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous scientist of our age, BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS is a profound, accessible and timely reflection on the biggest questions in science.
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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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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough
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Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of gas and sparks firing in the cylinders ...until he meets Donald Shimoda - former mechanic and self-described messiah who can make wrenches fly and Richard's imagination soar...
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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
The gripping true story of a front-line trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones.
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Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt
From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.
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Robbie Fowler: My Life In Football: Goals, Glory & The Lessons I've Learnt
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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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Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica's Plot to Break the World
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Headlines and Hedgerows: A Memoir
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Shut up Legs!: My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike
despite arguably spending more time at the front of the Tour de France than any other rider he has only worn the yellow jersey twice as his efforts have always been in the service of others.Jens embodies the best of cycling's qualities - loyalty to his team, sacrifice, and devotion to the sport.
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Not Afraid: The Evolution of Eminem
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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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Will
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Book of Gutsy Women: Favourite Stories of Courage and Resilience
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them-women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.
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Warning
An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the Trump presidency from the anonymous senior official whose first words of warning about the president rocked the nation's capital.
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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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Every Day Is Extra
John Kerry tells the story of his extraordinary life of public service, from decorated Vietnam veteran to five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, and Secretary of State for four years: a personal and candid memoir by a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history, including the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate accords.
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Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe
'Full of gems ... Angela Kelly is a jewel in the crown'Daily Telegraph 'Entertaining and beautifully illustrated'The Sunday Times 'For real intel, [The Crown] can't come close to The Other Side of the Coin by Angela Kelly'The New York Times
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Persepolis I & II
CHOSEN BY EMMA WATSON FOR 'OUR SHARED SHELF' FEMINIST BOOK CLUBThe Story of a Childhood and The Story of a ReturnThe intelligent and outspoken child of radical Marxists, and the great-grandaughter of Iran's last emperor, Satrapi bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country.
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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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Crown: The Official History Behind Season 3: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle and the Years that Defined Elizabeth II, 1956-1977
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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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Rihanna
Rihanna invites you into her world with this stunning visual autobiography.
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Blackpink: K-Pop's No.1 Girl Group
A comprehensive guide to the K-pop girl group who are taking the music world by storm. The sassiest, most stylish girls around - BLACKPINK!
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Little Book of Chanel
A concise and illustrated biography on one of the world's most influential couturiers and founder of a global fashion brand.
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Roger Daltrey: Thanks a lot Mr Kibblewhite, The Sunday Times Bestseller: My Story
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You Know it Makes Sense: Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)
Au Revois!The name's Trotter, Derek Trotter, and the world of business is my speciality. And whether you're a Director, middle management, a junior staff hotshot, or the one that fetches the sandwiches, it will help you get to where you're going.
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Dramatic Exchanges: Letters of the National Theatre
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Shine: Discover a Brighter You
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My Thoughts Exactly: The No.1 Bestseller
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Skripal Files: The only book you need to read on the Salisbury Poisonings
From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the events that led to the Skripal poisoning.
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Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
An insider's story of creativity and innovation at Apple under Steve Jobs. Creative Selection shows readers how a small group of people developed an evolutionary design model, and how they used this methodology to make groundbreaking and intuitive software which countless millions use every day.
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Unknown Kimi Raikkonen
The authorised biography of cult hero Finnish Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkoenen - the closest thing we'll ever get to his autobiography.
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Perfect Sound Whatever: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
The brand new memoir from James Acaster: cult comedian, bestselling author of Classic Scrapes, undercover cop, receiver of cabbages.
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Mouthy - Unfiltered, Uncensored & Honest as Ever: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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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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Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell?: A powerful true story of love and survival
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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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How I Became The Fittest Woman On Earth: My Story So Far
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Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Inspiration for the Major Motion Picture Official Secrets
INSPIRATION FOR THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE OFFICIAL SECRETS FEATURING A NEW INTRODUCTION
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Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars ('SLICK, INTELLIGENT AND BLISSFULLY FUNNY' Time Out) tells his hilarious and moving coming-of-age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.