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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rae Roadley is a NZ journalist not long back from the US when she meets and falls in love with Northland farmer Rex Roadley at Table for Six, a rural dating service. Rex farms on the family property at Batley, on the Kaipara Harbour, where these days the only ev... read more

Love at the End of the Road
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Imagine in Michael Schumacher had come back to Formula 1 and won the World Championship. This is what Mark Todd has achieved - winning at Badminton in 2011 and being a favourite to win a third Olympic gold medal. Mark Todd retired from eventing in 2000, aft... read more

Second Chance: The Autobiography
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Rod Stewart was born the working-class son of a Scottish plumber in North London. Despite some early close shaves with a number of diverse career paths, ranging from gravedigging to professional football, it was music that truly captured his heart - and he never look... read more

Rod: The Autobiography
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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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Casper became a national celebrity when newspapers ran the story of the amazing cat that regularly took the No. 3 bus on journeys around his home town, Plymouth, in Devon. While his devoted owner Sue F... read more

Casper the Commuting Cat : The True Story of the Cat Who Rode the Bus and Stole Our Hearts
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