A remarkable memoir… to read it is to be spellbound as by a gripping novel' (Ruth Rendell). Introduc..
In the summer of 1939, climber and Olympic ski champion Heinrich Harrer was in India when war was..
The Sick Bag Song is an exploration of love, inspiration and memory. It began life scribbled on airl..
One of the most powerful monarchs in British history, Henry VIII ruled England in unprecedented s..
John Lennon wrote the material collected in "Skywriting by Word of Mouth" during Yoko Ono's pregn..
Un mozaic de amintiri, din satul natal, Azinhaga, si din suburbiile Lisabonei copilariei sale, scris..
The world first heard of Klaus Fuchs, the head of theoretical physics at the British Research Est..
The extraordinary true story of Guy Burgess, the man at the heart of the Cambridge Spy Ring and a..
In January 1928 Stalin, the ruler of the largest country in the world, boarded a train bound for ..
Winner of the British Book Awards History Book of the Year. Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Pri..
In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ce..
Memorii de o uluitoare forta, salbaticie si lirism, Storm of Steel descrie experienta de lupta a ..
David Buckley's unique approach to unravelling the Bowie enigma, via interviews with many of the ..
This classic guide to Istanbul by Hilary Summer-Boyd and John Freely - the 'best travel guide to ..
Urmarea memoriilor din Paula. Cu lirism si candoare dezarmanta, povesteste lupta familiei Allende..
Yudit Kiss has grown up a Communist, sponged up her father's ideology unquestioningly. So as a ch..
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE
‘Gripping and at times ineffably sad, this boo..
The idea that some people think differently, though no less humanly, is explored in this inspiring b..
Times New Romanian provides a picture of Romania today through the individual first-person narrat..
Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you, you lose a family member, you can’t pay the bills. Bu..
Ranulph Fiennes has entered the public imagination as the intrepid explorer par excellance. Taunt..
"Work hard. Do good. Be incredible!" is the advice Teresa Rae Wood shares with the listeners of h..
In this compelling memoir his first wife, Jane Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraor..
You will hear it for yourselves, and it will surely fill you with wonder...' In this selection fr..
'Excellent book...skilful and meticulous' (David Aaronovitch, The Times). Hailed as 'authoritative'..
Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who und..
Sheila Tofield tells her moving true story about being a single mother in 1950s Britain. 'A searing,..
When the Second World War broke out, Philipp von Boeselager fought enthusiastically for his count..
Never before published in Kerouac's lifetime, this 1955 biography of the founder of Buddhism is a..
From the author of The Perfect Storm, a gripping book about Sebastian Junger's almost-fatal year ..
In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fi..
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Billy the cat was rescued from an abandoned house. Fraser was a two-year-old autistic child with ..
At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s rapid ..
In Winter Journal, Auster presents the abandonment of the family by his father from his mother's ..
It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except fo..
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY MARTIN SCORSESE, STARRING LEONARDO DICAPRIO (The Great Gat..
With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo. A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 194..
"Women at Work will equip you with the best skills I've learned from some of the amazing people I..
The long-awaited memoir by 'the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers' (New Yor..
Since Bob had appeared, I'd made huge strides in my life. For more than a decade I'd been a homel..
This is a source for Marco Polo, A Netflix orginal series. Marco Polo's journey from Venice, through..
Winner of the Costa Biography Award.
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