A delightful memoir with recipes. Music, Food and Love conveys the vivid experiences of a boy with a passion for music and cooking who grew up in Beijing before and during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. For him, music and food are equally importa... read more

Music, Food and Love: a memoir with recipes
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The BBC Radio 4 series, "A Point of View", has been on the air since 2007. This is the book of the radio series.
Over the years, it's had a variety of presenters - including the national treasure that is Clive James - talking for ten minutes about anything and everyth... read more

A Point of View
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Butterflies, ice-cream, writing at night, playing word games...in this witty, intimate and delicious book Anne Fadiman ruminates on her passions, both literary and everyday. From mourning the demise of letter-writing to revealing a m... read more

At Large and at Small: Confessions of a Literary Hedonist
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There never was a Churchill from John of Marlborough down who had either morals or principles', so said Gladstone. From the First Duke of Marlborough - soldier of genius, restless empire-build... read more

The Churchills: A Family at the Heart of History - from the Duke of Marlborough to Winston Churchill
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Shirley MacLaine returns with the most accessible, funny and timely book of her career, detailing all the things she's over... and a few she's not.

I'm Over All That: and Other Confessions
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In 1949, after years of nomadic existence, nine-year-old Aeronwy Thomas and her family arrived at the Boat House in Laugharne, a small village on the Welsh coast. Here her father, the poet Dylan Thomas and mother, Caitlin, hoped to find peace, a place to settle and work.... read more

My Father's Places
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From Dinah Lee and The Chicks to Bic and Boh Runga, from Sharon O'Neill to Ladi6, kiwi rock chicks have never taken a back seat. Strong sheilas with big, soulful voices and even bigger stage personalities have long been a feature of our local music scene... read more

Kiwi Rock Chicks, Popstars & Trailblazers
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Allan Hubbard is a man very much loved by thousands of South Islanders, but whose finance company Aorangi Securities is currently being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office. Despite this, thousands of passionate supporters marched in Timaru, flocked to d... read more

Allan Hubbard : A Man Out Of Time
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In her day, Gracie Fields was one of the highest paid stars in the world. Appearing in a series of films which reflected the spirit of a troubled decade and cutting hundreds of superb recordings, she became an international legend and a national institution, always retaining ... read more

Gracie Fields
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An extraordinary wartime memoir, combining the best kind of adventure story with a coming of age testimony of unforgettable resonance and poignancy. September 2011, Halkidiki, Northern Greece. A solitary 86 year-old man gazes across an Aegean headland, knowing that he must finally confront his past. ... read more

Gardens of Stone: My Boyhood in the French Resistance
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Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers of all time. Over three remarkable voyages of discovery into the Pacific in the latter part of the 18th century, Cook unravelled the centuries-old mystery surrounding the existence of Terra Australis Incognita - the great south land; became ... read more

Cook: From Sailor To Legend
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As a kid in Wainuiomata he spent the weekends in the hills going after pigs and possums. Now he's hunted Caribou in the Arctic circle, grizzlies in Alaska and ... read more

Untamed: The Extraordinary Adventures of the Swazi Man
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