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 Biography

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Far from worrying about the onset of war, in the spring of 1938 the burning question on the French Riviera was whether one should curtsey to the Duchess of Windsor. Few of those who had settled there thought much about what was going on in the rest of Europe. It was a golden, gla... read more

Chanel's Riviera

The Great Successor is an irreverent yet insightful quest to understand the life of Kim Jong Un, one of the world's most secretive dictators. Kim's life is swathed in myth and propaganda, fr... read more

The Great Successor - The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong un, Sun of the 21st Century
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The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories of excessive intervention gone awry in US hospitals, to a traumatic trip to bring advanced cardiac surgery to the P... read more

The Angina Monologues: Stories of Surgery for Broken Hearts

An introvert spends a year trying to live like an extrovert with hilarious results and advice for readers along the way. What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? If she knowingly and willingly put herself in perilou... read more

Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come

In the early morning of 16 October 1930, Oscar Garden taxied his tiny open-cockpit Gipsy Moth across London's Croydon aerodrome and, with a wave of his hand to the only person there to farewell him, took off. He had carpet slippers on his feet... read more

Sundowner of the Skies - Oscar Garden, Forgotten Aviator


"Where do you come from? It's one of the most basic human questions of all. But there is another question, which might sound a wee bit similar but is actually very different: What do you come from? And, let me tell you, that question c... read more

Made in Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country

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 Biography

____________________________________ BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK THE SUNDAY TIMESBESTSELLER____________________________________ HMS Erebus was one of the great exploring ships, a veteran of groundbreaking expeditions to the ends of the Earth. In 1848, it disappeared... read more

Erebus: The Story of a Ship (PB)

A wondrous story of adventure and friendship. Woman in the Wilderness meets Wild.

Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: Iceland, Freedom and the Gift of Female Friendship

The story of Ben Smith, who decided to run 401 marathons in 401 days. People thought he was mad, until they heard his story, then they began to understand. Having endured years of bullying as a child, Ben tried to takehis own... read more

401 - The Man Who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days and Changed His Life Forever

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 Biography

'Clever, brave and urgent. I thought about Lost Property for days after I finished it.' Sarah Moss, author of Ghost Wall
Reviews for Laura Beatty: 'Beatty makes you feel the layers of history existing' The Times 'Beatty is a writer of extraordinary power' Literary Review 'Excepti... read more

Lost Property

Evening Standard's the Best Comedy Books of the Year Skinny's Book of the Year What better way to understand ourselves than through the eyes of comedians - those who professionally examine our quirks on stage daily?
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I'm a Joke and So Are You - A Comedian's Take on What Makes Us Human

Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize.  In this groundbreaking new book, Thomas Page McBee, a trans man, trains to fight in a charity match at Madison Square Garden while struggling to unt... read more

Amateur - A True Story about What Makes a Man