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NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND by BILL BRYSON (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Bill Bryson is an unabashed Anglophile who, through a mistake of history, happened to be born and bred in Iowa. Righting that error, he spent 20 years in England before deciding to repatriate: "I... read more


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Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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The Little Coffee Shop Of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, five very different women come together. SUNNY, the proud proprietor, who needs an ingenious plan - and fast - to keep her café... read more


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A Life Inside by Erwin James (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In the mid 1980s Erwin James was sentenced to life imprisonment. Over recent years, he has written powerfully about prison life for the Guardian. James writes candidly about learning the who, what,... read more


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The Shock Of The Fall by Nathan Filer (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

‘I’ll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name’s Simon. I think you’re going to like him. I really do. But in a couple of pages he’ll be dead. And he was... read more


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Out Of Africa (Essential Penguin) by Karen Blixen (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In this book, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty... read more


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Daughters Of Britannia : The Lives And Times Of The Diplomatic Wives by Katie Hickman (More from this author). Added: In the last week

As the daughter of a diplomat, Katie Hickman is well-situated to write about the lives of the women who, from the 17th century onward, have traversed the globe as partners of Britain's ambassadors.... read more


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This Party's Got To Stop by Rupert Thomson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In his first venture into non-fiction, the celebrated novelist Rupert Thomson has produced one of the most extraordinary and unforgettable memoirs of recent years. On a warm, sunny day in July 1964,... read more


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Bodies by Jed Mercurio (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The unnamed narrator of Jed Mercurio's Bodiesis a newly qualified house officer in a busy city hospital. He arrives with his ideals intact and a vision of what his career in medicine will be. Within... read more


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The Road To Wigan Pier by George Orwell (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Although George Orwell grew up in the relative comfort of the English middle class, his socialist convictions and general sense of fairness led him to hate his country's deeply ingrained class... read more


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Music At Midnight: The Life And Poetry Of George Herbert by John Drury (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Life's Too F***ing Short By Janet Street-Porter (2009) by Janet Street-Porter (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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You Can't Take It With You by Jane Tomlinson, Mike Tomlinson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Jane and Mike Tomlinson have raised over 1.4 million for charity. In YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, the Tomlinsons explain how they achieved that incredible goal, and why Jane, who has a terminal cancer... read more


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The Intimate Adventures Of A London Call Girl by Belle De Jour (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Belle de Jour is the nom de plume of a high-class call girl working in London. This is her story. From the summer of 2003 to the autumn of 2004 Belle charted her day-to-day adventures on and off the... read more


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How To Lose Friends & Alienate People by Toby Young (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, Toby Young--columnist and former co-editor (with Julie Burchill and Cosmo Landesman) of The Modern Review--portrays himself as a man pulled to the New York... read more


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Going Solo by Roald Dahl (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The fascinating story of Roald Dahl's life continues in Going Solo, a marvelous evocation of the author's wartime exploits. As a pilot in World War II, Roald Dahl had some wonderfully exciting—... read more


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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir Of A Childhood by Frank McCourt (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood," writes Frank McCourt in Angela's Ashes. "Worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood." Welcome, then, to... read more


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Chinese Cinderella And The Secret Dragon Society: By The Author Of Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The future belongs to you. Should anyone insult you, tell yourself this: I am a child of destiny who will unite East and West and change the world. After enduring abuse at the hands of her cruel... read more


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Confessions Of An English Opium-eater (Penguin Popular Classics) by Thomas De Quincey (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Happyslapped By A Jellyfish: The Words Of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A collection of hilarious and compelling insights and anecdotes, diary entries, poems, ‘true’ facts and cartoons on travel from Karl Pilkington, unlikely star of the Ricky Gervais Show, the world’s... read more