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Products In Biography & non-fiction prose (Total Products 2014, Showing: 1 -> 20)
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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 ...

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...
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 ...

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...

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...
Linescapes
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'Glorious. Political, passionate, perceptive' Robert MacfarlaneAn eye-opening exploration of the lines that cut through our countryside, from hedges t...

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...

The Communist Manifesto
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The Communist Manifesto is a timeless classic providing intelligent insight into socialism, communism and today's group identity politics.WITH A NEW I...
Jenson Button
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LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 This is my life, not the stuff you've seen, but the things you haven't. This is my child...

Jane Austen
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Jane Austen is the definitive biography of one of Britain's best-loved novelists, from the acclaimed author of Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self, Char...
Miracles do happen
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In 1933, a ten-year-old Jewish girl, Fela Perelman, befriended a new family that had moved into her street in Lodz, Poland. There were three children ...

Road racer
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THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLER.Michael Dunlop is quite simply the greatest road racer on the planet. Brother of William, also an accomplished ...
Just kids
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In each other Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith found kindred spirits and pursued their mutual dreams. Telling the story of two innocents who shed sheltered lives and braved the city in search of art and freedom, this work - part romance, part elegy - is about friendship in the truest sense.

Debussy
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Claude Debussy was that rare creature, a composer who reinvented the language of music without alienating the majority of music lovers. He is the mode...
The lost soul of Eamonn Magee
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The remarkable story of Eamonn Magee's life takes in a childhood lived during the height of The Troubles, a youth spent involved with the IRA, and the...