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 Biography

I'm not on my own because I've been sitting crying into a handkerchief or apron over a lack of interested men. I've been made every offer imaginable over the years. Men offer themselves, their sons...drunk fathers sometimes call me up and say things like:... read more

Heiða: A shepherd at the edge of the world

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 Biography

Now a major motion picture starring Rosamund Pike, Stanley Tucci, and Jamie Dornan, A Private War is the story of legendary war correspondent Marie Colvin, who died in 2012 while covering the Syrian civil war.In February 2012, Marie Colvin crossed into Syria on the back of a mo... read more

A Private War (FTI)

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'Wordy is about the intoxication of writing; my sense of playful versatility; different voices for different matters: the polemical voice for political columns; the sharp-eyed descriptive take for profiles; poetic precision in grappling with the hard task of translating art into words; lyri... read more

Wordy

The Rip Curl Story is the remarkable tale of two young surfers who pursued an audacious dream to make a living in pursuit of the ultimate ride. The brand they built, Rip Curl, n... read more

The Rip Curl Story: 50 Years of Perfect Surf, International Business, Wild Characters and the Search for the Ultimate Ride

He was also one of the last people to speak to highly renowned mountaineering guide Marty Schmidt, and his son Denali, who tragically died on K2 in 2013 during Adrian's first attempt. Adrian was the one to break the news of this traged... read more

One Man's Climb - A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2

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'Even readers with a broadly low tolerance for macho heroism will find themselves gripped . . . compelling' - Time Out Sir Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers ... read more

Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know

 
In 1942, the Gestapo would stop at nothing to track down a mysterious 'limping lady' who was fighting for the freedom of France. The Nazi chiefs issued a simple but urgent command: 'She is the most dange... read more

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of Virginia Hall (WW2's most dangerous spy)
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In this revealing book Shane 'Kiwi' Martin details his tough childhood and upbringing in small town New Zealand, his decision to 'cross the ditch' and how he eventually joined one of Australia's notorious bikie gangs, the Rebels. He also tells the story of how h... read more

A Rebel in Exile Shane 'Kiwi' Martin

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 Biography

Reading Level:3 Biography

The rollicking adventures of a real-life mobster-turned-actor who helped make The Godfather a reality.
Gianni Russo was a handsome 25-year-old mobster with no acting experience when he walked onto the set of The Godfath... read more

Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Mafia and the Movies

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 Biography

Reading Level:3 Biography

A rousing, funny, straight-talking, inspirational and generally awesome book from social entrepreneur Lucy Perry, part memoir, part life-lessons, which urges us all to step up, speak out, make a difference and save the world.
This book is for women and girls who are restl... read more

Get the Girls Out

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 Biography

Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles, Tiffany learned to survive by making people laugh. If she could do that, then her classmates would let her copy their homework, the other foster kids she lived with wouldn't beat her up, and she mi... read more

The Last Black Unicorn

A love letter to Paris and a memoir of a life spent at its bohemian heart, rich with adventures, misadventures and the beauty of one of the most enduringly romantic cities in the worldThe Existential Englishman is both a memoir and an intimate po... read more

The Existential Englishman - Paris among the Artists