In June 1944, when 14-year-old Stefan Wisniewski stood by his mother's dusty Tehran grave, he knew his world was about to change again, forever. Give Us This Day: a Memoir of Family and Exile explores the story of one of the 732 Polish child survivors of wartime Soviet deportation offered unlikely ref... read more

Give Us This Day: A Memoir of Family  and Exile
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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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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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The disappearance of Colonel Fawcett in the Matto Grosso remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of today. In 1925 Fawcett was convinced that he had discovered the location of a lost city; he had set out with two companions, one of whom was his eldest son, to destinati... read more

Exploration Fawcett
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THE LAST EMPRESS revolves around a fascinating, manipulative woman and her family who were largely responsible for dragging China into the modern world. Soong May-ling, or Madame Chiang as she was known, is uniquely positioned at the heart of this story. As her husband cam... read more

The Last Empress
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My story begins where most women hope theirs will end - with a big, white wedding. After all, isn't that how every good fairy tale finishes? I thought so. And at 23 it seemed my 'happy ever after' was secure. I'd met the man of my dreams whilst on a gap year in Australia. Les... read more

Wife, Interrupted
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Series:Journals of a Lifetime

Have you ever wondered what your mother was like when she was a child?
Dear Mum contains around 60 inspiring questions carefully designed to help your mother reflect on and record her own life and experiences . . . her precious answers will give you a story to tr... read more

Dear Mum ... From You To Me
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Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilisations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christi... read more

Jerusalem: The Biography
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Azar Nafisi's bestselling Reading Lolita in Tehran offered a vibrant portrait of women�������������������&Ac... read more

Things I've Been Silent About: Memories
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After all of her escapades and adventures, Mary Moody has come full circle. In Sweet Surrender, Mary challenges the illusion of eternal youth that is attributed to the baby boomer generation and the idea that she can obtain complete happiness by putting her own needs first.

Sweet Surrender: Love, Life and the Whole Damn Thing
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With a highflying career, a renowned surgeon as a husband, and four gorgeous children, Ulla-Carin Lindquist is a woman who seemingly has everything. Then, on her fiftieth birthday, she is suddenly diagnosed with ALS, an aggressive and incurable form of motor neurone dis... read more

Rowing Without Oars
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