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 Biography

VIRGINIA VALLEJO:Top Colombian television journalist, cover model and socialite PABLO ESCOBAR:Head of the Medellin cartel, the founder of the global cocaine industry and one of the most ambitious - and brutal - criminals in history Over the course of their tempestuous ... read more

Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar

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 Biography

From the editor of A Country of Refuge comes an anthology of new writing on one of the defining issues of our time. Focusing on the fate of refugee children and young adults, it is aimed at children and adult readers alike, and features work from Michael Morpurgo, Eoin Colf... read more

A Country to Call Home

*As featured on BBC Breakfast, Radio 5Live and Steve Wright in the Afternoon on BBC Radio 2* From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - what it's like out there and what it's like now, back he... read more

Endurance A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery

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In May 1996 a number of expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest on the Southeast Ridge route. Each group contained world class climbers and relative novices, some of whom had paid tens of thousands of pounds for the climb. As they neared the summit twenty-t... read more

The Climb : Tragic Ambitions on Everest

The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star-crossed pilots during the height of the roaring twenties who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go to the ultimate lengths for a cha... read more

The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple

In 1906, at just 16 years of age, Angelina Criscillo left the tiny volcanic island of Stromboli, off Sicily, to travel to an even remoter island on the other side of the world. From the age of eight she had been betrothed to her cousin, Vi... read more

Angelina: From Stromboli to D'Urville Island - A Family's Story
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A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's full participation--but without his editorial control--by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.
 
For more than fifty years, Pau... read more

Paul Simon: The Life

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON 'A necessary, beautiful book' Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to YouThe son of a Baptist pastor and deeply ... read more

Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SHAILENE WOODLEY AND SAM CLAFLINA compelling, at times devastating, ultimately inspiring account of how much can go wrong on the ocean and how, miraculously, one woman conquered her own fears.Young and in love, their lives ahead of them, Tami Oldham and ... read more

Adrift

From "New York Times" culture reporter Itzkoff, comes the definitive biography of Robin Williams--a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.over.

Robin: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams

Simone Anderson struggled with her weight for many years, but when she reached the weight of 169 kg she decided to change for good.

Journey to Health: How I Lost Half My Body Weight and Found a New Way of Life

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 Biography

For ten years a man calling himself Will Power lived in near-total isolation in northern New South Wales, foraging for food, eating bats and occasionally trading for produce. But who was this mysterious man who roamed the forest and knew all of its secrets and riddles? Some peo... read more

Out of the Forest