Love him or loathe him, 'Iron' Mike Tyson is an icon and one of the most fascinating sporting figures of our time. In this no-holds-barred autobiography, Tyson lays bare his demons and tells his story: from poverty to stardom to hell and back again In this, his first, autobiography, 'Iron' Mike Tyson ... read more

Nophoto
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For the first time, The Times brings together a unique collection of obituaries of Ireland's most distinguished individuals from the last two centuries.

The "Times" Great Irish Lives
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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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Awards:Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year Award 2008 and Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Adults 2009 and Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Adults 2008.

The number one bestselling, no holds barred autobiography of one of the nations best-loved cookswhose lifehas led her from wealth and privilege to alcoholism, bankruptcy and eventually fame in Two Fat Ladies

Spilling the Beans
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Improvise. Adapt. Overcome. These three words--the mantra of the Australian Army--resonated with Paul de Gelder the first time he heard them. Paul chased adventure wherever he could find it, from his wild ride as a hoodlum teen and hi... read more

No Time for Fear: How a Shark Attack Survivor Beat the Odds
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Over the years Julie Andrews has been much interviewed in the press and on television, but she has never before revealed the true story of her childhood and upbringing. In HOME she vividly recreates the years before the movies. An idyllic early childhood in ... read more

Home: A Memoir of My Early Years
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Annie Proulx, one of America's finest writers, invites us to share her experience in the building of her new home on a rich plot of untouched, unspoilt prairie and her pleasure in uncovering of the layers of American history locked beneath the topsoil. 'Bird Cloud' is the name A... read more

Bird Cloud
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'A triumph' - Time Out Transformer is the only complete and comprehensive telling of the Lou Reed story. Legendary songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed passed away on the 27th October 2013, but his musical influence is assured. Now discover the true story of the Velvet Underground pioneer in this update ... read more

Transformer - The Complete Lou Reed Story
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Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour and style, with tribute paid everywhere from Lord Byron to Casablanca. But who was this young widow - the 'Veuve' - Clicquot, whose champagne sparkled at the courts of Fran... read more

Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled it
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A take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilization, and reason.

Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs: She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse
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Maya Angelou's six volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achie... read more

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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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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