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Me. You. A Diary

Me. You. A Diary

Dawn French

This is Dawn French's fabulous new non-fiction book for 2017, and it's totally interactive: take a lovely ramble through the year together with Dawn. Think of it as Dawn's diary, personalized by you . . . perfection.

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Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography

Sir Richard Branson

50 years ago, Sir Richard Branson started his first business. In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, the Virgin Founder shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades as the world's ultimate entrepreneur.

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 Read reviewMayhem: A Memoir

Mayhem: A Memoir

Sigrid Rausing

A searingly powerful memoir about the impact of addiction on a family. 

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 Special price Read reviewThe Trauma Cleaner

The Trauma Cleaner

Sarah Krasnostein

I call my dad from the car and ask him about his morning, tell him about mine.'What kind of hoarder was she?' he asks.'Books and cats, mainly,' I tell the man who loves his cats and who I know is now actively...

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Little Me: My life from A-Z

Little Me: My life from A-Z

Matt Lucas

The hilarious, heart-warming and tear-jerking memoir from one of Britain's best-loved comedians and actors, Matt Lucas

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 Special price Read reviewDanger Music

Danger Music

Eddie Ayres

From the former ABC Classic FM classicist comes a remarkable story about the power of music and courage to be one's self

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 Special priceAdventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

Sir David Attenborough

The early adventures of a young David Attenborough

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 Special priceAli: A Life

Ali: A Life

Jonathan Eig

The most comprehensive and definitive biography of Muhammad Ali that has ever been published, based on more than 500 interviews with those who knew him best, with many dramatic new discoveries about his life and career.

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 Special priceComing To My Senses: The makings of a counterculture cook

Coming To My Senses: The makings of a counterculture cook

Alice Waters

The long-awaited memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America's most influential restaurant.

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Devotion

Devotion

Patti Smith

From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, an inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention

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 Special priceCaroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force - How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force - How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping modern Australia - but whose influence and importance has largely been forgotten.Caroline...

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 Read reviewLogical Family: A Memoir

Logical Family: A Memoir

Armistead Maupin

Long awaited and worth that wait - Armistead Maupin finally tells us his story

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 Special priceLou Reed: A Life

Lou Reed: A Life

Anthony DeCurtis

The essential biography of the Velvet Underground singer and New York legend

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David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium

David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium

David Sedaris, Jeffrey Jenkins

A visual compendium of the illustrated diaries David Sedaris has been creating since 1977 - time capsules of both our culture and the thoughts and observations of one of our most beloved writers.

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Richard Nixon: The Life

Richard Nixon: The Life

John A. Farrell

Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon we've been waiting for.

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The First Casualty: A Memoir from the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism

The First Casualty: A Memoir from the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism

Peter Greste

Extremely timely, enlightening and passionate, The First Casualty is foreign correspondent Peter Greste's first-hand account of how the war on journalism has spread from the battlefields of the Middle East to the governments of...

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Minefields: A life in the news game

Minefields: A life in the news game

Hugh Riminton

Minefields is Hugh Riminton's fascinating memoir of over forty years on the frontline of the news game.

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 Special priceIncorrigible Optimist: A Political Memoir

Incorrigible Optimist: A Political Memoir

Gareth Evans

A colourful and central figure in Australian politics for two decades, Gareth Evans has also been applauded worldwide for his contributions to conflict resolution, genocide prevention and curbing weapons of mass destruction. In...

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