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My Family and Other Scousers: A Liverpool Boy's Summer of Adventure in '69

by Dave Joy

This is an evocative memoir of Liverpool in the summer of 1969, as seen through the eyes of eleven-year-old Deejay. Infused with a distinctive Scouse sense of humour, this book tells the story of how Deejay...


Ella Elgar Bird Dumont: An Autobiography of a West Texas Pioneer

by Ella Elgar Bird Dumont, Tommy J. Boley & Emily Cutrer

A crack shot, expert skinner and tanner, seamstress, sculptor, and later writer-a list that only hints at her intelligence and abilities-Ella Elgar Bird Dumont was one of those remarkable women who helped tame...


Twilight on the Range: Recollections of a Latterday Cowboy

by William Timmons

Billie Timmons was fourteen when he met Charles Goodnight-over a wagonload of manure that had been jammed on a gatepost-and he went to work on the Goodnight Cross J Ranch shortly thereafter. The spirit of helpfulness...


On Gold Mountain

by Lisa See

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism...


Conquering the Impossible

by Mike Horn

In August 2002, Mike Horn set out on a mission that bordered on the impossible: to travel 12,000 miles around the globe at the Arctic Circle - alone, against all prevailing winds and currents, and without motorized...


All in a Don's Day

by Mary Beard

Her central themes are the classics, universities and teaching - and much else besides. In this second collection following on from the success of It's a Don's Life, Beard ponders whether Gaddafi's home is Roman...


Magnificent Obesity: My Search for Wellness, Voice and Meaning in the Second Half of Life

by Martha Moravec

The voice of a generation, speaking on issues of mortality, body image, health and dreams deferred, Magnificent Obesity recounts one woman’s effort to look honestly and compassionately at her obesity through...


Riding with Ghosts

by Gwen Maka

Frank and often outrageous, this is an account of a 40-something Englishwoman's epic 4,000 mile cycle ride from Seattle to Mexico, via the snow-covered Rockies, mostly alone and camping in the wild. She runs...


Frigid Women

by Victoria Riches, Sue Riches & Dawn French

"Men like to conquer, fight, or subdue the Arctic, while we had a different attitude. We felt that we had to go along with what we were faced with. . . . We tried to have the Arctic on our side instead of confronting...


The Colour of Food: A Memoir of Life, Love and Dinner

by Anne Else

When Anne Else married at the age of 19, she had never cooked a meal, despite having grown up above a grocery shop. That shaky start notwithstanding, she went on to become an enthusiastic cook—with a bit of...


Sarah Vaughan Is Not My Mother: A Memoir of Madness

by MaryJane Thomson

At nineteen MaryJane Thomson seemed to have it all. Intelligent, creative and beautiful, she was destined for a bright future. But a nightmare of delusions and hallucinations was unfolding. She dropped out of...


Embracing the Dragon: A Woman's Remarkable Journey Along the Great Wall of China

by Polly Greeks

This vivid recollection follows one woman's remarkable journey walking the Great Wall of China. Polly Greels walked further than any European woman to date—over jagged mountain passes, into villages which...


Old Bucky & Me: Dispatches from the Christchurch Earthquake

by Jane Bowron & Pauline O'Regan

On February 22, 2011, journalist Jane Bowron had been living in her hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand, when the city was struck by a magnitude 6.3 earthquake, only five months after a 7.1 earthquake. While...


This Piece of Earth: A Life in My New Zealand Garden

by Harvey McQueen

In this captivating autobiography, the author magically weaves the story of his life—from a Banks Peninsula boyhood to the Executive Wing of Parliament—with the seasons of his Wellington garden and mouth-watering...


The Ayahuasca Diaries

by Caspar Greeff

A lively travelogue, this book follows the author's psycho-spiritual odyssey in search of ayahuasca—a dark, psychedelic brew known as “the vine of the dead."  Trekking through the rain forests of Peru, Colombia,...


Freedom Rider: 10 000 kms by Mountain Bike Across South Africa

by Kevin Davie

Freedom Rider is an adventure in extreme endurance sport, as well as an inquiry into the unique story of our fascinating country. When journalist Kevin Davie started riding his mountain bike in remote, wide-open...


Battle for the President's Elephants: Life, Lunacy and Elation in the African Bush

by Sharon Pincott

Searching for something more than her high-flying life as an information technology executive, Sharon Pincott traded her privileged First World existence to start a new life with the Presidential Elephants of...


Not My Story: A Kitchen Sink Memoir Featuring a Home Invasion, Sexual Assault, Recovery, Restorative Justice, Parenting and a Love a

by Pip Brennan

Imagine you have found the ideal new home for yourself and your young daughter after several years of upheaval. You can't believe your luck! Not only is the new house wonderful, but your handsome (single) neighbour...


Eat, Drink and Remarry: Confessions of a Serial Wife

by Margo Howard

Despite her many years of offering relationship advice as a syndicated columnist—not to mention her pedigree as the daughter of the woman the world revered as Ann Landers— Margo Howard had to walk down the...


Without Knowing Mr Walkley

by Edith Olivier

"Nowadays, one meets fewer 'Characters' than of old, and life seems to be far more uniform. Everyone knew some oddities in their childhood, curious people who looked and behaved quite unlike others, but such...