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How not to be a boy
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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERRobert Webb tried to follow the rules for being a man: Don't cryDrink beerPlay rough Don't talk about feelingsLo...
Jane Austen at home
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'This is my kind of history: carefully researched but so vivid that you are convinced Lucy Worsley was actually there at th...

The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
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*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthr...
Essays on the self
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Questions of identity and individual experience are addressed by Virgina Woolf in this superb collectionThe Notting Hill Editions Classic Collection ...

More power
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Arguably the greatest coach in British sporting history.Jurgen Grobler's Olympic coaching career is one of legend, yet the man himself has remained re...
Elisabeth's lists
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Many years after the death of her grandmother, Lulah Ellender inherited a curious object - a book of handwritten lists. On the face of it, Elisabeth's...

Modern nature
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*****AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4*****A meditative and inspiring diary of Derek Jarman's famous garden at Dungeness.In 1986 Derek Jarman discovered he was ...
Dear Ijeawele
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From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to...

Michael Jackson, king of pop, 1958-2009
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On 25th July 2009, news of Michael Jackson's death at the age of 50 shocked the world. In a cruel twist of fate, he had passed away before he got the ...
The king's pearl
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Mary Tudor has always been known as 'Bloody Mary', the name given to her by later Protestant chroniclers who vilified her for attempting to re-impose ...

We should all be feminists
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A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.'I would like to ask that w...
So they call you pisher!
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The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaignerIn this hilarious, moving memoir, much-loved children's poet and politica...

Familiar stranger
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'This is a miracle of a book' George Lamming 'Compelling. Stuart Hall's story is the story of an age' Owen Jones 'Sometimes I feel I was the last colo...
Urban outlaw
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**THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER**Magnus Walker is one of life's originals. Serial entrepreneur, fashion designer, TV presenter, motivational speaker an...

Brit(ish)
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**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**Where are you really from?You're British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your chil...
King of the north wind
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Henry II conquered the largest empire of any English medieval king. Yet it is the people around him we remember: his wife Eleanor, whom he seduced fro...

Alan Turing
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The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley Alan Turing was the math...
Hollywood godfather
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Gianni Russo was a handsome twenty-five-year-old mobster with no acting experience when he walked onto the set of The Godfather and entered Hollywood ...

A life of my own
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A Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller In this remarkable memoir of love, loss and literature, acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin turns her eye to another ...
Notes on 'camp'
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'The ultimate Camp statement: it's good because it's awful.'These two classic essays were the first works of criticism to break down the boundaries be...