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On July 6, 2003, four months after the United States invaded Iraq, former ambassador Joseph Wilsons now historic op-ed, "What I Didnt...

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For most of his long reign (1953-1999) Hussein of Jordan was one of the dominant figures in Middle Eastern politics, and one of the most......

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Living in Paris with her partner, the workaholic Mr Frog, and their adorable toddler, Tadpole, Catherine decides to alleviate the boredom...

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When Tig hague kissed goodbye to his girlfriend Lucy, he was already thinking of his return. The couple were going house-hunting, looking...

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Even a short list of Bette Daviss most famous films -- Of Human Bondage; Jezebel; Dark Victory; The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex;...

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This is the true story of a remarkable woman who spent twelve extraordinary years in Botswana. In her twenties and studying in America,......

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Even people who dont know football know Pele. The best generation of Brazilian players universally acknowledged as the most accomplished...

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In prose as taut as a whip crack, Susan Winemaker invites us into an unusual and darkly erotic world -- the world of the dominatrix.......

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The first - and only - authorised biography of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon. On 20 July 1969, the world stood still to watch...

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adventures. No Reservations is Anthony Bourdains fully illustrated journal of his far-flung travels throughout the world. From China to......

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An uplifting, engaging and deeply affectionate portrayal of a wonderfully eccentric family and their life in Botswana. When Robyn Scott......

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Racing with Deathis an unforgettable story of true heroism: the greatest survival story in the history of exploration. - Sir Edmund Hillary...

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The Open Road illuminates the hidden life, the transforming ideas, and the daily challenges of a global icon. Pico Iyer has been engaged...

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Orphan Stella was raised on a country estate by an eccentric but lovable grandmother. During a sad childhood, her absent father filled her...

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Belle de Jour is the nom de plume of a high-class call girl working in London. This is her story. From the summer of 2003 to the autumn of...

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Nicola Barry grew up in well-to-do Murrayfield, Edinburgh. Her father was a hopsital consultant, her mother was medically trained, her......

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Strong, feisty, brave and brilliant, Kathleen Turner is a woman to be reckoned with. One of the most revered actresses of her generation......

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When Caspar Walsh was three years old his mother rejected him in favour of a boyfriend. His father became his primary carer. But Caspars......

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When eight-year-old Jayne returned to England from bomb-torn Northern Ireland, her family stayed with relatives and a distant cousin began...

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The true story of the Tara Grant murder. To their suburban Detroit neighbors, Stephen and Tara Grant were happy as could be. But their......

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Introduced by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Ubuntu collection is a unique series of exquisitely produced small-format books that take......

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Now, for the first time, Captain of the nuclear submarine Nautilus tells the newly declassified story of the ships Cold War underwater......

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"My second chance arrived unexpectedly in a Peurto Rican dressing room after a heavyweight boxing match. What happened to me in that......

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Fifty Golden Years Only from QBD The Bookshop
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Judy McNeil is only fourteen when her father dies in a railway accident. Penniless and with nowhere to live, her mother is forced to take...

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Diana: The Illustrated Biography Only from QBD The Bookshop
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Girls Like You is an astonishing, searing non-fiction narrative, built on dialogue, character and forensic detail as it tracks the cascade...

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Stars Over Shiralee Only from QBD The Bookshop
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Bart Cummings: My Life Only from QBD The Bookshop
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The autobiography of a hero of the Moon landings: both an adventure story and a searing memoir. Forty years ago, Buzz Aldrin became the......

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MILEY CYRUS: ME AND YOU includes everything you need to know about the singing sensation and secret popstar. Learn about Mileys style, her...

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The bizarre and fascinating story of Alexander Cruden, who single-handedly compiled that monumental dictionary/index/gazetteer to the......

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Lucy Lum was the third of seven children, born in Singapore in 1933 into a Chinese immigrant family ruled with an iron hand by Popo, her......

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David Crystal has been described (by the Times Higher Education Supplement) as a sort of latter day Dr Johnson, a populist linguist who has...

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On stage I may seem Athena in her breastplate but visitors arriving backstage find this wuzzly little person. Theres a paradox between that...

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Judy was only 11 years old when she was forced to live on the streets. Beaten, half starved and horrifically abused, she finally escaped to...

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When Im manic all I remember is the moment. When Im depressed all I remember is the pain. Terri Cheney Terri Cheneys story starts with her...

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To know the street, youve got to live the street... Everyone was out there and there were gunshots. Bang, bang, bang. It was hectic.......

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Robbie was born in Jersey fifty six years ago. When he was five his mother placed him and his three siblings in care. They were collected...

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Sun Shuyun grew up in China and has always been fascinated by Tibet and Buddhism. Now, accompanied by a television crew of Chinese and......

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