Explores how the pluck and dignity of literary characters such as Scout Finch and Jo March can inspire women. This title includes insights into the authors' lives, revealing how their own strengths informed their timeless characters.

The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder
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The third and final book in the bestselling CALL THE MIDWIFE series, soon to be a major BBC TV series.
This final book in Jennifer Worth's memories of her time as a midwife in London's East end brings her story full circle. As always there are heartbreaking stories such as the family devastated ... read more

Farewell to the East End (Call the Midwife #3)
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"Sweet Revenge" offers a detailed insider's account of entertainment mogul Simon Cowell's rise to meteoric fame and all of the controversial highs and lows along the way as he settles scores with rivals. The book will be packed with juicy det... read more

Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell
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Alexandra Fuller was the daughter of white settlers in 1970s war-torn Rhodesia. Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight is a memoir of that time, when a schoolgirl was as likely to carry a shotgun as a satchel. Fuller tells a story of civi... read more

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
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New Zealanders are always being exhorted to take a clever idea and go global. Easier said than done. But one iconic company has been doing just that for over 75 years. Gallagher Industries began in a Hamilton shed in the late 1930s, when a self... read more

Legend: From Electric Fences to Global Success
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As the company celebrates its twentieth birthday, Cath Kidston shares the story of how her idea for modern vintage came about, how the business was born and the journey she and the company have taken over the past two decades. Cath tells of her experiences, both good and bad, and gives an insight in to what it takes to build a brand.

Coming Up Roses
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'Well now, prove it, Sheila. As John would say, "Put your money where your mouth is." Be a depressed widow boring the arse off everyone, or get on with life. Your choice.' In The Two of Us Sheila relived her life with John Thaw - years packed with love and family, delight and desp... read more

Just Me
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A major publishing event: an unprecedented look into the life of the woman who most singularly shaped Barack Obama-his mother. Barack Obama has written extensively about his father, but little is known about Stanley Ann Dunham, the... read more

A Singular Woman : The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother
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What's it like to drive a car that's actively trying to kill you?

Round the Bend
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Awards:Winner of Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2010.

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells - taken without her knowledge - become one of the most important tools in modern medicine. ... read more

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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In November 1960, Frank Sinatra gave Marilyn Monroe a dog. His name was Maf. He had an instinct for the twentieth century. For politics. For psychoanalysis. For literature. For interior decoration. This is his story. Maf th... read more

The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe
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Huge bikes, filthy denim and an aura of barely contained violence; the Hell's Angels could paralyse whole towns with fear, so terrible was their reputation. But how much of that reputation was myth and how much was brutal reality? Only one man could discover the truth about these latter-day barbarians; Hunter Stockton Thompson.

Hell's Angels
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