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Everybody But You

by Thia Sexton

“A collection that’s spirited and endearing . . . which she tells with winning self-deprecation and a level of detail that conjures the dusty, sunny fragrance of her travels. Sexton punctuates the pieces...


Henry V

by Charles Kingsford

This was the threefold task of the House of Lancaster: to recover prestige abroad, to restore peace at home, to re-establish order in the Church. For Henry of Bolingbroke the crown was to prove a thankless burden;...


Dear Cancer, Love Victoria: A Mum¿s Diary of Hope

by Victoria Derbyshire

'I can't bear not to be with these three most important people in my life. I can't bear not to be there alongside Mark as my children grow up. My bright, funny, affectionate boys who are never embarrassed to...


Wrecking Ball: A Big Lad From a Small Island - My Story So Far

by Billy Vunipola

Wrecking Ball is a captivating and humorous memoir by Billy Vunipola, one of the stars of England's recent rugby renaissance, and will be enjoyed by those who have read the recent autobiographies by Jonny Wilkinson,...


Micky Adams

by Micky Adams & Neil Moxley

Micky Adams has a football CV as long as your arm, having put in 438 appearances as a full-back - for teams such as Gillingham, Leeds, Fulham and Southampton, followed by a management career that took in over...


Kisses From Nimbus

by P. J. 'Red' Riley

Shot at, bombed, imprisoned and arrested for murder. His is the story the establishment doesn’t want you to read.

brCaptain P. J. “Red” Riley is an ex-SAS soldier who served for eighteen years as an MI6...


The Heart Club

by Tom Treasure

Surgery on the heart was explicitly ruled out by the medical teaching of the 1940s. A team of London doctors and scientists led by Russell Brock were determined to challenge and reverse that dogma. Together,...


Unstoppable: Challenge Accepted

by Tariku Bogale

THE GREATEST SUCCESS STORIES can spring from the humblest of beginnings. Such is the case with Tariku Bogale. From his early days raised in poverty to funding his own education and becoming the CEO of numerous...


China in Drag

by Michael Bristow

Approaching the end of his five year stint as a BBC journalist in Beijing, Michael Bristow decided he wanted to write about the country's modern history. To assist him he asked for the help of his language teacher....


The First Beverly Hillbilly

by Ruth Henning & Carol Henning

A warm and funny memoir written from a Midwestern perspective, Ruth Henning shares the story of her husband Paul’s rise from a scriptwriter on some of Kansas City’s earliest radio shows to the genius behind...


Amazing People: Volume 1

by Various Authors

"Timeless collection of the greatest American biographies. American Biographies Series provides descriptions and stories of people important in the history of the United States. Including the basic facts like...


Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II

by George Weigel

A preeminent authority on the Catholic Church and papal biographer describes what he learned from chronicling the life of Pope John Paul II

In Lessons in Hope, George Weigel tells the story of his unique friendship...


Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire

by Leslie Peirce

The extraordinary story of the Russian slave girl Roxelana, who rose from concubine to become the only queen of the Ottoman empire

In Empress of the East, historian Leslie Peirce tells the remarkable story of...


The Last Chicago Boss

by Kerrie Droban & Peter 'Big Pete' James

A legend in the biker community, Peter “Big Pete” James was the most revered gangster in the Outlaw Nation. He first perfected his skills with the Hells Angels, the Outlaws’ chief rival, before persuading...


The Kardashians

by Jerry Oppenheimer

From the New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Rich comes a blockbuster unauthorized biography of one of the most famous and ubiquitous family dynasties in contemporary culture: The Kardashians.

Secrets...


Diaries Volume 6: From Blair to Brown, 2005 – 2007

by Alastair Campbell

One might have thought Alastair Campbell would disappear from view as Gordon Brown moved from No. 11 to No. 10. Far from it. Having negotiated the rapprochement which led to Brown taking a central role in the...


Exclusive!

by Maurice Chittenden

On a hot, sunny day last August, the final newspaper still working from an office on London’s Fleet Street called ‘stop the press’ and closed its doors for the final time. Thirteen days later it was the...


Remember Me As Loving You

by Kimberly Childs

• Author’s stepfather was Tony award-winning theatrical producer David Merrick, making her memoir of interest to Broadway enthusiasts. • Author’s mother was a publicist for the Savoy Hotel and had numerous...


The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance

by Tom Brady

The first book by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady—the five-time Super Bowl champion who is still reaching unimaginable heights of excellence at forty years old—a gorgeously illustrated and deeply...


The Future of Us

by Irwin Redlener & Jane Pauley

Raymond is a talented young artist who carries his work from homeless shelter to homeless shelter in a tattered bag but has never even been inside a museum. He is emblematic of the children that the renowned...