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A Stranger in My Own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary

A Stranger in My Own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary

Hans Fallada

I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.

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Primo Levi's Resistance: Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied Italy

Primo Levi’s Resistance: Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied Italy

Sergio Luzzato, Frederika Randall

No other Auschwitz survivor has been as literarily powerful as Primo Levi. Yet Levi was not only a victim or a witness. In the fall of 1943, at the very start of the Italian Resistance, he was a fighter, participating in the first...

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The Helen 100

The Helen 100

Helen Razer

A hundred dates in less than a year. Will they heal her broken heart or make it worse? Brilliant, hilarious and excruciating confessions from bestselling writer and journalist Helen Razer.

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 Special priceAyesha's Gift: A Daughter's Search for the Truth About Her Father

Ayesha’s Gift: A Daughter’s Search for the Truth About Her Father

Martin Sixsmith

From the author of the bestselling Philomena, Ayesha's Gift is the story of a young British woman, born in Pakistan, whose life is thrown into turmoil by the violent murder of her father

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One Leg Over

One Leg Over

Robin Dalton

At the age of ninety-five, Robin Dalton looks back on her life, particularly on her love life.Married at nineteen, disastrously, Robin has a lucky escape - her ‘Society Divorce' makes the front page of Sydney...

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The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

Michael Rosen

18 July 1898. World-renowned novelist Emile Zola is on the run. His crime? Taking on the highest powers in the land with his open letter 'J'accuse' and losing. Forced to leave Paris, with nothing but the clothes he is standing in...

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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

Melissa Fleming

A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival

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Lenin the Dictator: An Intimate Portrait

Lenin the Dictator: An Intimate Portrait

Victor Sebestyen

A new life of the creator of the world's first communist state

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Martin Sharp: His Life and Times

Martin Sharp: His Life and Times

Joyce Morgan

The life of the charismatic, unconventional, unique and surprising Martin Sharp - pop artist and joint founder of the underground magazine Oz

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