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King Kong Theory

by Virginie Despentes & Stephánie Benson

King Kong Theory is Despentes' candid account of how she became notorious: reviled and admired in equal measure for her rape-revenge novel turned film, Baise-Moi, she is the poster girl for modern female rebellion....


The Life and Times of the Code Talker

by Chester Nez & Judith Schiess Avila

Chester Nez’s memoir was just the beginning. Here are more stories and photos from the last remaining Navajo Code Talker of World War II.

After the publication of his book, Code Talker, Chester Nez reflects...


Companero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara

by Jorge G. Castaneda

Cuando llegó el momento en que fue muerto en las selvas de Bolivia, donde su cuerpo fue exhibido como un Cristo destronado, Ernesto "Che  Guevara se había convertido en sinónimo de revolución en todas...


Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest

by Beck Weathers

I am neither churchly nor a particularly spiritual person, but I can tell you that some force within me rejected death at the last moment and then guided me, blind and stumbling—quite literally a dead man...


The Burn Journals

by Brent Runyon

I don’t want to get out of bed.I’m so stupid.I did so many things wrong.I don’t know what to do.I’m going to be in so much trouble.What am I going to do?I’m completely screwed.In 1991, fourteen-year-old...


Nella Last's Peace: The Post-War Diaries Of Housewife 49

by Trustees of the Mass Observati Archives

Outwardly Nella's life was probably seen as ordinary; but behind this mask were a lively mind and a persistent pen - a pen that never gave up over almost three decades, reporting, describing, pondering, and...


The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time

by Jeff Deck & Benjamin D. Herson

The signs of the times are missing apostrophes.

 

The world needed a hero, but how would an editor with no off-switch answer the call? For Jeff Deck, the writing was literally on the wall: “NO TRESSPASSING.”...


Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

by Atul Gawande

This is a stunningly well-written account of the life of a surgeon: what it is like to cut into people's bodies and the terrifying - literally life and death - decisions that have to be made.There are accounts...


Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

by Atul Gawande

The struggle to perform well is universal, but nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine. In his new book, Atul Gawande explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions...


Spielberg: The Man, the Movies, the Mythology

by Frank Sanello

This unauthorized biography recounts Speilberg's childhood, education, career, philanthropic endeavors and his latest filmmaking efforts.


Cosmopolitan Europe: A Strasbourg Self-Portrait

by Western

Based on in-depth, lively interviews with 80 men and 80 women ranging from 101 to 20 years, and from all over the world (France, Germany, Alsace-Lorraine, Portugal, Italy, ex-Yugoslavia, Albania, Algeria, Morocco,...


The Cultures of Alternative Mobilities: Routes Less Travelled

by Vannini

With an international team of scholars presenting original empirical case studies from around the world, The Cultures of Alternative Mobilities explores the complex, negotiated and contingent nature of the social...


Jealousy: The Other Life of Catherine M

by Catherine Millet & Helen Stevenson

After the pleasure comes the pain. The Sexual Life of Catherine M, Catherine Millet's analysis of the many forms and flavours of sexual pleasure, was internationally admired, and not just for its literary qualities....


La Grande Therese: The Greatest Swindle of the Century

by S Hilary & Hilary Spurling

While writing her biography of Matisse, which won the Whitbread Biography and Book of the Year 2005, Hilary Spurling came across the scandal that nearly destroyed the French Third Republic. Reading like a novella,...


A Road Trip Into America's Hidden Heart - Traveling the Back Roads, Backwoods and Back Yards

by John Drake Robinson

He bought the car a dozen years ago. Together, they traveled every mile of every road on his highway map, a 250,000 mile journey to discover the real America beyond the interstate. Real people. Obscure places....


On the Road with Bob Dylan

by Larry Sloman & Kinky Friedman

“The War and Peace of Rock and Roll.” —Bob Dylan

In 1975, as Bob Dylan emerged from eight years of seclusion, he dreamed of putting together a traveling music show that would trek across the country like...


Decline & Fall: Diaries 2005-2010

by Chris Mullin

On the backbenches but still in the thick of it, Decline and Fall runs from Chris Mullin's sacking as a minister by Tony ('The Man') Blair in 2005 to the fall of New Labour in May 2010. Here is politics as it...


A Rift in Time: Travels with My Ottoman Uncle

by Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh is the most celebrated Palestinian writer working today. To his surprise, when researching his family history, he discovered a great uncle who had also been a writer entangled with the authorities,...


A Secret Madness: The Story of a Marriage

by Elaine Bass

In post-war London two girls are relieved to find husbands. One lands the 1950s dream of wealth and security. The other, Elaine, endures fourteen years married to a man with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. At...


101 Amazing Daniel Radcliffe Facts

by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor

Daniel Radcliffe rose to fame in the lead role of the Harry Potter films, and quickly became a firm favourite of fans across the world. From the saviour of the wizarding world to his horror debut in The Woman...