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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The world is messing with our minds. What if there was something we could do about it? Looking at sleep, news, social media, addiction, work and play, Matt Haig invites us to feel calmer, happier and to question the habits of the digital age. ...
Notes on a Nervous Planet
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The world is messing with our minds. What if there was something we could do about it? Looking at sleep, news, social media, addiction, work and play, Matt Haig invites us to feel calmer, happier and to question the habits of the digital age. This book might even change the way you spend your precious time on earth.
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15.75 USD

Notes on a Nervous Planet

by Matt Haig
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`An amazing story, and truly inspiring. The kind of book everyone will enjoy. IT'S EVEN BETTER THAN YOU'VE HEARD.' - Bill Gates Selected as a book of the year by AMAZON, THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, NEW YORK TIMES, ECONOMIST, NEW STATESMAN, VOGUE, IRISH TIMES, IRISH EXAMINER and RED MAGAZINE ...
Educated: The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir
`An amazing story, and truly inspiring. The kind of book everyone will enjoy. IT'S EVEN BETTER THAN YOU'VE HEARD.' - Bill Gates Selected as a book of the year by AMAZON, THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, NEW YORK TIMES, ECONOMIST, NEW STATESMAN, VOGUE, IRISH TIMES, IRISH EXAMINER and RED MAGAZINE THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER ________________________ Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn't exist. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she'd never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn't believe in hospitals. As she grew older, her father became more radical and her brother more violent. At sixteen, Tara knew she had to leave home. In doing so she discovered both the transformative power of education, and the price she had to pay for it. ________________________ * From one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 * Shortlisted for the 2018 BAMB Readers' Awards * Recommended as a summer read by Barack Obama, Antony Beevor, India Knight, Blake Morrison and Nina Stibbe
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14.18 USD

Educated: The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

by Tara Westover
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After the recent success of Princess, More Tears to Cry the Princess Al-Saud and Jean Sasson are collaborating on this new book to bring readers up to date not only with the Princess and her family but the stories and experiences of characters who formed the focus of the last ...
Princess: Secrets to Share
After the recent success of Princess, More Tears to Cry the Princess Al-Saud and Jean Sasson are collaborating on this new book to bring readers up to date not only with the Princess and her family but the stories and experiences of characters who formed the focus of the last book: Dr Meena - the woman who helps abused women to heal and fight for their rights, and Fatima, the mother of twin daughters who, once abused and abandoned by her family, now works for the Princess in one of the royal palaces. Here too, are the stories of other Muslim women - women who are struggling with human rights abuses from across the region - from Pakistan, Syria and Northern Lebanon - and the many innocent victims who suffer the consequences of ISIS's march across the Middle East. This new book will attract both Jean Sasson's many loyal readers and new audiences eager to learn more about not only how the Saudi Royal family live, but how with courage and determination the Princess continues the fight for equal rights for women in the Middle East.
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11.55 USD

Princess: Secrets to Share

by Jean Sasson
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As the western world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden has fought to keep his personal life a mystery - loyalty and fear keeping those who know him from speaking out - until now. For the first time, two of Osama's closest family members, his first wife Najwa and their ...
Growing Up Bin Laden: Osama's Wife and Son Take Us Inside their Secret World
As the western world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden has fought to keep his personal life a mystery - loyalty and fear keeping those who know him from speaking out - until now. For the first time, two of Osama's closest family members, his first wife Najwa and their fourth son Omar, go behind the headlines to reveal the truth about the character and life of a man feared and revered around the globe. In gripping detail, they recount the drama, tensions, and everyday activities of the man they knew as a husband and father. Married at fifteen, Najwa describes the transformation of the quiet, serious young man she fell in love with into an authoritarian husband and stern father, an entrepreneur, and - finally - the leader of a complex international terrorist network. Uprooted from a life of extraordinary luxury and privilege in Saudi Arabia, they suddenly found themselves living life on the run, fleeing from country to country under assumed names and fake passports. Omar describes how he and his siblings were brought up in remote ranches and fortified Afghani mountain camps, handling Kalashnikovs and learning desert survival skills. Their eventual escape from Afghanistan would come just days before the terrible events of 9/11 changed the world forever. With unprecedented access and exclusive family photographs, Jean Sasson, author of the bestselling Princess, presents the story that we were never meant to hear.
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17.06 USD

Growing Up Bin Laden: Osama's Wife and Son Take Us Inside their Secret World

by Omar Bin Laden, Najwa Bin Laden, Jean Sasson
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This book combines elements of parody, social critique, autobiography, general philosophy, literary criticism and religious speculation , a complex into which chickens, and characters of the most various kinds intrude.
This Ole House
This book combines elements of parody, social critique, autobiography, general philosophy, literary criticism and religious speculation , a complex into which chickens, and characters of the most various kinds intrude.
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14.370000 USD

This Ole House

by Julian Scutts
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The David Bowie Chronology, Volume 1, is a comprehensive look at his recording and release history. From the time he left school to pursue a career in music, David Bowie was always working. After years of struggling with bands, releasing singles and a debut album, all of which failed to ...
The David Bowie Chronology, Volume 1 1947 - 1974
The David Bowie Chronology, Volume 1, is a comprehensive look at his recording and release history. From the time he left school to pursue a career in music, David Bowie was always working. After years of struggling with bands, releasing singles and a debut album, all of which failed to chart, success first came with Space Oddity in 1969. The 1972 album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars made David Bowie a household name. This Chronology covers every aspect of David Bowie's recording career. It looks at his singles, albums and rarities. Demos, alternate versions, remixes and edits, side projects and his work with other artists such as Mott The Hoople and Lou Reed are all explored. The information is presented date by date in chronological order, accompanied by detailed descriptions of each song version, guest appearance, edit, non-album track and alternate version. The book also covers his tours and live appearances.
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27.290000 USD

The David Bowie Chronology, Volume 1 1947 - 1974

by Patrick LeMieux
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For those of you who grew-up in the Sixties, this humorous and lighthearted, true story will surely awaken an abundance of memories reflecting that magical time. It is set in the suburbs of South London (or, North Kent, as some Sixties' die-hards still call it) and recalls the author's own ...
When None Of Us Was Famous
For those of you who grew-up in the Sixties, this humorous and lighthearted, true story will surely awaken an abundance of memories reflecting that magical time. It is set in the suburbs of South London (or, North Kent, as some Sixties' die-hards still call it) and recalls the author's own journey of adolescence, as he and his school mates spend the next five years pursuing the teenage dream of girls, cars and becoming a famous `pop' star. However, although some ardent fans will quickly identify at least one of the author's school mates who went on to enjoy mega stardom, this story takes place before he or, any of them become famous. Instead, it looks back at how the author stumbles from one teenage infatuation to another until, eventually, he finds his first `true' love... And they live happily ever after! Well, for a while at least, until trouble rears its ugly head and threatens to bring an end to his otherwise, carefree teenage life.
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15.890000 USD

When None Of Us Was Famous

by Graham H Rogers
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This book is dedicated to Delilah Mae Bailey.. This is a short story about a little girl who would never give up after everything she loved to do was taken away. She was depressed but she kept going no matter what. She had hip dysplasia at birth but it was ...
I Will Dance Again
This book is dedicated to Delilah Mae Bailey.. This is a short story about a little girl who would never give up after everything she loved to do was taken away. She was depressed but she kept going no matter what. She had hip dysplasia at birth but it was not detected by her pediatrician until she was a year and a half. Walking, talking,playing with her friends, little did she know it would soon come to an end. This book tells the story of a strong hearted little girl, who in her worse moments said she would dance again, walk on the grass again, and play with her friends.
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20.950000 USD

I Will Dance Again

by Shane Bailey
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In 1990, the international bestseller, The Book of J (1990), co-authored by David Rosenberg and Harold Bloom (Grove; Faber in the U.K.) was followed by several books of poetry and prose (A Poet's Bible is the first biblical translation to win a major literary award), and then, in 2013, A ...
A Life in a Poem: Memoirs of a Rebellious Bible Translator
In 1990, the international bestseller, The Book of J (1990), co-authored by David Rosenberg and Harold Bloom (Grove; Faber in the U.K.) was followed by several books of poetry and prose (A Poet's Bible is the first biblical translation to win a major literary award), and then, in 2013, A Life in a Poem began as a Guggenheim Fellowship project. Now, in this trailblazing narrative about where we are going as a species, Rosenberg shows us how he became a writer both ancient and contemporary. The crucial Jewish poet of his time, rooted in the Hebrew of the Bible and the existential sublime of the New York School, Rosenberg has been read so far, by Jews and non-Jews, mainly for his experimental vision. Donald Hall described him as an ancient Hebrew biblical poet as if writing today in the rhythms of the United States . Among critics, Harold Bloom states that the play of languages emerges in Rosenberg as it does not in King James, while Frank Kermode wrote in the New York Times Book Review, he must somehow be modern as well as faithful to the past, reproducing an ancient, strange, uncanny vigor, bearing in mind American poetry's struggle with natural speech . More recently, Adam Kirsch writes that Rosenberg is replacing the doubtful miracle of divine inspiration with the genuine miracle of poetic inspiration , and Oxford's John Barton describes his work in the New York Review of Books as neither epic nor romance nor tragedy nor comedy yet all these at once . These words may now apply as well to Rosenberg's innovative new memoir, A Life in a Poem.
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28.880000 USD

A Life in a Poem: Memoirs of a Rebellious Bible Translator

by David Rosenberg
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An insightful new biography of the most controversial and perhaps most fervent of all Zionist political figures Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and has been the most misunderstood of all Zionist politicians--a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and the founder of the branch ...
Jabotinsky: A Life
An insightful new biography of the most controversial and perhaps most fervent of all Zionist political figures Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and has been the most misunderstood of all Zionist politicians--a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and the founder of the branch of Zionism now headed by Benjamin Netanyahu. This biography, the first in English in nearly two decades, undertakes to answer central questions about Jabotinsky as a writer, a political thinker, and a leader. Hillel Halkin sets aside the stereotypes to which Jabotinsky has been reduced by his would-be followers and detractors alike. Halkin explains the importance of Odessa, Jabotinsky's native city, in molding his character and outlook; discusses his novels and short stories, showing the sometimes hidden connections between them and Jabotinsky's political thought, and studies a political career that ended in tragic failure. Halkin also addresses Jabotinsky's position, unique among the great figures of Zionist history, as both a territorial maximalist and a principled believer in democracy. The author inquires why Jabotinsky was often accused of fascist tendencies though he abhorred authoritarian and totalitarian politics, and investigates the many opposed aspects of his personality and conduct while asking whether or not they had an ultimate coherence. Few figures in twentieth-century Jewish life were quite so admired and loathed, and Halkin's splendid, subtle book explores him with empathy and lucidity.
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18.75 USD

Jabotinsky: A Life

by Hillel Halkin
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The Believer, a five-time National Magazine Award finalist, is a bimonthly literature, arts, and culture magazine based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In each issue, readers will find journalism, essays, intimate interviews, an expansive comics section, poetry, and on occasion, delightful and unexpected bonus items. Our poetry section is curated by ...
The Believer: June/July
The Believer, a five-time National Magazine Award finalist, is a bimonthly literature, arts, and culture magazine based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In each issue, readers will find journalism, essays, intimate interviews, an expansive comics section, poetry, and on occasion, delightful and unexpected bonus items. Our poetry section is curated by Jericho Brown, Kristen Radtke selects our comics, and Joshua Wolf Shenk is our editor-in-chief. All issues feature a regular column by Nick Hornby and a symposium, in which several writers expound on a theme of contemporary interest.
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12.600000 USD

The Believer: June/July

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The young farmer, shouldering the stock of his double-barrelled shotgun, and sighting, squeezed off both triggers at the flock of crows rising from his field. He was discouraged to see that he had not hit even one of them, though the sun was momentarily obscured and the sky became dark ...
Crow Feathers
The young farmer, shouldering the stock of his double-barrelled shotgun, and sighting, squeezed off both triggers at the flock of crows rising from his field. He was discouraged to see that he had not hit even one of them, though the sun was momentarily obscured and the sky became dark as a storm of feathers fell all around him, and each feather that fell to ground, was, he realised, a tale that had to be told.
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24.660000 USD

Crow Feathers

by Frederick Alan Casemore
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What's the amazing story I have discerned? Clues left by secret messages - and a ghost - led me to the 'Lady Nelson', one of the Tall Ships that arrived in Australia soon after the Third Fleet was sent from England with mostly convicts. And an enigmatic Commander who, at ...
Back to the Wall: A Fun Spiritual Adventure
What's the amazing story I have discerned? Clues left by secret messages - and a ghost - led me to the 'Lady Nelson', one of the Tall Ships that arrived in Australia soon after the Third Fleet was sent from England with mostly convicts. And an enigmatic Commander who, at just 24, took over in an emergency. Was he the legitimate heir sent to the antipodes and out of the way? Was a secret marriage between the Prince of Wales and a Catholic widow legal? The Pope said it was! Join me as I share every moment of my fun and entertaining romantic world adventure as I chase the clues and follow the surprising revelations from my historical research, both in Australia, Regency England and New Zealand. It's an unexpected adventure of five countries and you can share my emotions and the events that emerged as I followed my instincts - always with nothing. I was broke, bankrupt. My back was to the wall. Read my story of survival together with the fun and the drama as I describe every moment as it unfolded. It's a blast.
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14.840000 USD

Back to the Wall: A Fun Spiritual Adventure

by Neil Wj Smith
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The autobiography of Harriet Jacobs as told by herself. She details her life in slavery from a young girl until she becomes a free woman.
Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl
The autobiography of Harriet Jacobs as told by herself. She details her life in slavery from a young girl until she becomes a free woman.
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35.690000 USD

Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs
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Discharged in 1959 after one year at the U.S. Naval Academy because of a progressive left ear hearing loss, I went on to college and medical school. In 1965, my draft board notified me that upon completion of internship in 1967 I would be drafted despite my disqualifying medical disability. ...
From 4-F to U.S. Navy Surgeon General: A Physician's Memoir
Discharged in 1959 after one year at the U.S. Naval Academy because of a progressive left ear hearing loss, I went on to college and medical school. In 1965, my draft board notified me that upon completion of internship in 1967 I would be drafted despite my disqualifying medical disability. Doctors with a medical disqualifying condition were being drafted because of the rapidly escalating conflict in Vietnam. I volunteered for a Navy program that made me an Ensign and paid all my expenses during my last year of medical school. After my pediatric internship ended in June 1967 I was assigned to a small Navy Hospital in Sasebo, Japan as a general medical officer. After 2 years there I reported to the Navy Hospital San Diego to complete training in general pediatrics and two additional years of training in hematology and oncology. The rest of my clinical years were spent training others in these specialties. In 1984 I transitioned to Navy Executive Medicine and in 1987 I reported to Washington where I had several challenging assignments as the Cold War ended. I served in the most senior positions in military medicine, retiring as a Vice Admiral in 1998.
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36.750000 USD

From 4-F to U.S. Navy Surgeon General: A Physician's Memoir

by Harold M. Koenig
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Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi (b. 1960) is as famous for his remarkable films as for his courageous defiance of Iran's state censorship. Panahi achieved international recognition with his feature film debut, The White Balloon, the first Iranian film to receive an award at the Cannes Film Festival. His subsequent films-The ...
Jafar Panahi: Interviews
Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi (b. 1960) is as famous for his remarkable films as for his courageous defiance of Iran's state censorship. Panahi achieved international recognition with his feature film debut, The White Balloon, the first Iranian film to receive an award at the Cannes Film Festival. His subsequent films-The Mirror, The Circle, and Offside-continue to receive acclaim throughout the world, yet they remain largely unseen in his own country due to years of conflict with the Iranian government. In spite of multiple arrests, a brief imprisonment, and a ban on making movies and giving interviews, Panahi speaks openly and passionately in this unique, invaluable collection of twenty-five interviews, open letters, and his own court statement, in which he makes a compelling case for artistic freedom and humanism. Many of these documents have been translated from Persian and appear in English for the first time, including an interview done exclusively for this volume. In sparkling, lively interviews, Panahi reveals his influences, politics, and filmmaking practices. He explains the challenges he faces while working within (and often around) Iran's heavily restricted film industry, providing the reader a unique vantage point from which to consider Iranian cinema and society.
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103.950000 USD

Jafar Panahi: Interviews

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This is the WWI memoir of Ward Schrantz, a National Guard officer and machine gun company commander in the Kansas-Missouri 35th Division. He extensively documents his experiences and those of his men, from training at Camp Doniphan to their voyage across the Atlantic, and to their time in the trenches ...
A Machine-Gunner in France: The Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 35th Division, 1917-1919
This is the WWI memoir of Ward Schrantz, a National Guard officer and machine gun company commander in the Kansas-Missouri 35th Division. He extensively documents his experiences and those of his men, from training at Camp Doniphan to their voyage across the Atlantic, and to their time in the trenches in France's Vosges Mountains and ultimately to their return home. He devotes much of his memoir to the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, in which the 35th Division suffered heavy casualties and made only moderate gains before being replaced by fresh troops. Schrantz also describes the daily life of a soldier, including living conditions, relations between officers and enlisted men, and the horrific experience of combat. Editor Jeffrey Patrick combines his narrative with excerpts from a detailed history of the unit that Schrantz wrote for his local newspaper, and also provides an editor's introduction and annotations.
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36.700000 USD

A Machine-Gunner in France: The Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 35th Division, 1917-1919

by Ward Schranz
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Here we see the benevolent, unknown side of Robert Maxwell. He was a surrogate father to Eleanor on a platonic basis. He saved her life by charging into an operating theatre (not scrubbed up) and shouting, Turn that fucking machine off! He was referring to the deadly E.C.T (electroconvulsive therapy) ...
My Unique Relationship with Robert Maxwell: The Truth at Last
Here we see the benevolent, unknown side of Robert Maxwell. He was a surrogate father to Eleanor on a platonic basis. He saved her life by charging into an operating theatre (not scrubbed up) and shouting, Turn that fucking machine off! He was referring to the deadly E.C.T (electroconvulsive therapy) now banned, which she did not need. Maxwell was always kind and generous to Eleanor although he and her Michael, who owned The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph, were very jealous of each other. Eleanor is proud to have been his friend. The Gutter press have only informed us about Maxwell's faults. Shortage of Oxygen to his brain in later life destroyed his thinking process and caused him to be autocratic and irritable. It was then that the Mirror pensions funds `Scandal' took place. He was no longer capable and it was thought to be the bankers who transferred the funds, adversely affecting the pensioners. Due to this impoverished childhood, Maxwell was incapable of robbing the poor. He had saint-like qualities, before his mental decline and was an exceptionally courageous war hero.
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17.05 USD

My Unique Relationship with Robert Maxwell: The Truth at Last

by Eleanor Berry
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Renowned for his endlessly quotable pronouncements, Oscar Wilde cut a dashing figure in late Victorian London ... until his tragic downfall resulting from an ill-judged libel action. We remember him not only for his famous trial and imprisonment, but also for a devil's dictionary of timeless aphorisms and for the ...
Conversations with Wilde: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts
Renowned for his endlessly quotable pronouncements, Oscar Wilde cut a dashing figure in late Victorian London ... until his tragic downfall resulting from an ill-judged libel action. We remember him not only for his famous trial and imprisonment, but also for a devil's dictionary of timeless aphorisms and for the enduring brilliance of plays such as The Importance of Being Earnest.Wilde's life resembles his early short story, The Remarkable Rocket , which, rising from nowhere in a shower of sparks, explodes and falls to earth, exclaiming as it goes out, I knew I should create a great sensation. Merlin Holland expertly traces the arc of his illustrious ancestor's life, from his birth in Dublin in 1854 as Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, to a brilliant career at Oxford University where his reputation for dandyish wit was first honed, through to his conquest of the drawing rooms and theatres of fashionable London, culminating in disgrace and imprisonment at the hands of the Marquess of Queensberry in the most notorious libel trial in English history. Wilde died in penury and obscurity in 1900, yet his reputation today has never been greater. This engaging and innovative short book features a concise biographical essay on Wilde's meteoric career, followed by a Q&A interview based on Wilde's own words and Merlin Holland's unrivalled knowledge of his grandfather's life, work and puckish observations.This sparkling biography does full justice to Oscar Wilde's writerly genius and irrepressible humanity. It offers readers a renewed appreciation for a man who at times scandalised his era as much as he delights our own.
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17.05 USD

Conversations with Wilde: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts

by Merlin Holland
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For many, the presidency of John F. Kennedy was a magic interlude in American history. His admirers saw him as a leader of intelligence and imagination, who wielded power with grace, courage and verve - although detractors have questioned the depth of his convictions and drawn attention to his serial ...
Conversations with JFK: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts
For many, the presidency of John F. Kennedy was a magic interlude in American history. His admirers saw him as a leader of intelligence and imagination, who wielded power with grace, courage and verve - although detractors have questioned the depth of his convictions and drawn attention to his serial philandering. Kennedy's rise also marked the beginning of modern celebrity politics - a politician with film star charisma who proved ideally suited to the new age of television. Meet the man himself and he'll tell you how it felt to have his finger on the red button when the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war.The book is divided into two parts: a biographical essay that provides a concise overview of JFK's life, achievements, scandals and controversies; and a Q&A dialogue based on rigorous research and incorporating JFK's actual spoken or written words whenever possible, along with rigorously researched biographical interpretations of his various views and positions.Here you will find all the key moments in JFK's life and career: his early days at Harvard and the US Navy; his family background and the importance of his Catholic faith; running for office against Richard Nixon; his clashes with communist power in Berlin and Cuba; the Civil Rights movement; Vietnam; and the president's often scandalous personal life that was carefully concealed from an adoring public.Kennedy's assassination on 22 November 1963 marked the beginning of a tumultuous and bitterly divided decade, and birthed countless conspiracy theories that thrive to this day. These legacies of polarisation and suspicion of established authority have assumed particular salience in the 21st century.
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17.05 USD

Conversations with JFK: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts

by Michael O'Brien
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Turn on the radio or take the time to flip through the stacks of used CDs at your local Goodwill or thrift store. Google rock `n' roll music, even. Better yet, visit any public place that plays popular music from the last 50 years or so as the soundtrack to ...
Playing in the Rain: Lindsey Buckingham & Fleetwood Mac
Turn on the radio or take the time to flip through the stacks of used CDs at your local Goodwill or thrift store. Google rock `n' roll music, even. Better yet, visit any public place that plays popular music from the last 50 years or so as the soundtrack to your Saturday afternoon grocery-shopping, clothes-buying or indie record store-scouting experience and you'll find that no matter where you go, there's an ever-enduring presence that since the late 1960s has been a mainstay in the world of pop culture and popular music: a former blues band turned rock `n' roll atom bomb called Fleetwood Mac. Though much of the band's popularity stems from their work in the late seventies and eighties, from an era when gas was 50 cents a gallon and singers were their own songwriters, there's a reason why the band has been able to maintain their status as rock `n' roll royalty even more than 50 years after making their debut as a London-based blues group. His name is Lindsey Buckingham.
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10.490000 USD

Playing in the Rain: Lindsey Buckingham & Fleetwood Mac

by Tyler Martin Sehnal
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After he gained over 1 million followers on social media, A.J. shares how he dropped out of his third year in college to move to Silicon Valley where he catapulted his career by helping startups get big on social media. In this behind-the-scenes book, A.J. clears the smokescreen that the ...
Startups and Downs
After he gained over 1 million followers on social media, A.J. shares how he dropped out of his third year in college to move to Silicon Valley where he catapulted his career by helping startups get big on social media. In this behind-the-scenes book, A.J. clears the smokescreen that the mainstream media has put up of how it is living and working in Silicon Valley. It contains topics such as: - Gaining over a million followers. - Overcoming challenges as a non-graduate. - Hustling in Silicon Valley. - Being scammed by a company. - Building financial security. - Dealing with difficult situations such as lay-offs, terminations, and resignations. This book is perfect for those who are leaning towards an untraditional route and wants to read some tips from someone who went through it.
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11.540000 USD

Startups and Downs

by A.J. Cartas
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In the summer of 1850 Benjamin Eastman, a sixteen-year old boy from New York City, is asked by his clergyman father to deliver a bundle of books to cousins in St. Petersburg, Russia. It will be his first time away from home. He boards the sailing vessel Chicora in Boston, ...
A Voyage to St. Petersburg
In the summer of 1850 Benjamin Eastman, a sixteen-year old boy from New York City, is asked by his clergyman father to deliver a bundle of books to cousins in St. Petersburg, Russia. It will be his first time away from home. He boards the sailing vessel Chicora in Boston, and on his first day at sea he opens a letter from his mother in which are her prayers and hopes for her eldest son's safe return. Benjamin records the details of the voyage in a journal, which includes the ship's daily positions and weather. As the ship enters European waters there is much to see- islands, headlands, castles, ships of all descriptions, and lighthouses. Finally, Benjamin encounters the bewildering formalities faced by foreigners entering Imperial Russia. The book includes a letter Benjamin Eastman wrote in 1856 to his younger brother in New York. In it he describes a voyage in the ship Nazarene in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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14.420000 USD

A Voyage to St. Petersburg

by Carl Anderson
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A book of anecdotes including personal stories of depression, health issues, friendships, confidence gained, poems and recipes, from the members of Sweet Charity Choir, and how music, but specifically this choir led by the inspirational Jenny Deacon has helped them. All proceeds to Mental Health UK.
Come Listen - Sweet Charity Choir
A book of anecdotes including personal stories of depression, health issues, friendships, confidence gained, poems and recipes, from the members of Sweet Charity Choir, and how music, but specifically this choir led by the inspirational Jenny Deacon has helped them. All proceeds to Mental Health UK.
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18.420000 USD

Come Listen - Sweet Charity Choir

by Kelly Reynolds
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'A Medley of Reflections' is a compilation of real-life, thought-provoking and philosophical narrations that highlight our collective and human challenges as we attempt to make sense of a deeper and more reflective journey through life. These topical and poignant insights will touch the collective spirit in us all. The author's ...
A Medley of Reflections
'A Medley of Reflections' is a compilation of real-life, thought-provoking and philosophical narrations that highlight our collective and human challenges as we attempt to make sense of a deeper and more reflective journey through life. These topical and poignant insights will touch the collective spirit in us all. The author's journalistic and truth seeking observations make for interesting and meaningful reading.
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16.700000 USD

A Medley of Reflections

by Charmiene Maxwell-Batten
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Having loved every moment of being a mother, I praise my sons for who they are, what they have become. My own life took a different course from which was expected; sometimes humorous yet always honest. Within the book I have not hidden my own failures nor glossed over my ...
Found Worthy: An Autobiography
Having loved every moment of being a mother, I praise my sons for who they are, what they have become. My own life took a different course from which was expected; sometimes humorous yet always honest. Within the book I have not hidden my own failures nor glossed over my triumphs. Nevertheless, I urge any male readers to protect their other halves from any cuckoos creeping into their nests. As my family, and perhaps you too, settle back to consume the contents within, you shall know who I really became? Widowed, I am now living alone in North Wales.
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12.590000 USD

Found Worthy: An Autobiography

by J.S. Lockwood
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Duncan Williamson was the son, grandson and great grandson of nomadic tinsmiths, basket makers, pipers and storytellers. In this book, he describes his life as a traveller with verve, candour and intimacy, recounting a childhood spent on the shores of Loch Fyne, work on the small hill farms in the ...
The Horsieman: Memories of a Traveller 1928-58
Duncan Williamson was the son, grandson and great grandson of nomadic tinsmiths, basket makers, pipers and storytellers. In this book, he describes his life as a traveller with verve, candour and intimacy, recounting a childhood spent on the shores of Loch Fyne, work on the small hill farms in the summer, walking with barrows and prams and later with horse and cart, the length and breadth of Scotland. He recalls camping with hundreds of traveller families from the 1940s to the 1960s, his marriage to his cousin, Jeanie Townsley, and all the various traditional skills and arts which must be perfected for a man to maintain his family adequately. The Horsieman is the story of traditions long vanished - of traveller trades, of building tents, of routes travelled and traditional camping sites, of stories, songs, music and cures which have been the heritage and tradition of travelling people in Scotland through the ages. Set mainly in Argyll, Tayside and all stations in between, Duncan Williamson's story is told with great warmth and humour and in the inimitable style of one Scotland's master storytellers.
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22.17 USD

The Horsieman: Memories of a Traveller 1928-58

by Duncan Williamson
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Known as the original Snakemaster from his various television shows, Austin Stevens is one of the most famous herpetologists in the world. From his show Austin Stevens: Snakemaster on Animal Planet to his many appearances in the media, Stevens is known as an incredibly smart, yet incredibly insane animal lover. ...
Snakemaster: Wildlife Adventures with the World?s Most Dangerous Reptiles
Known as the original Snakemaster from his various television shows, Austin Stevens is one of the most famous herpetologists in the world. From his show Austin Stevens: Snakemaster on Animal Planet to his many appearances in the media, Stevens is known as an incredibly smart, yet incredibly insane animal lover. In Snakemaster, Austin Stevens tells incredible stories of his many run-ins with dangerous animals and reptiles. From wrestling with a reticulated python to panicking after being bitten by the infamous Gaboon viper, Stevens brings you into his world of wildlife and tells the story of how a boy from Pretoria, South Africa, became one of the most widely known herpetologists in the world. With incredible photographs taken by Stevens himself, you'll be able to place yourself in his world from the deserts of Africa to the jungles of Borneo. Sharing incredible stories of his love of animals and nature, this one-of-a-kind collection of stories will make you laugh, cry, and shiver with fear!
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15.740000 USD

Snakemaster: Wildlife Adventures with the World?s Most Dangerous Reptiles

by Austin Stevens
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Her story is adapted to move the compassion of those she visits. She has bad nerves, and seems in great disorder of mind, which she pretends to be owing to the ill usage of her father [...] She attempts to borrow money of [sic] waiters, servants, and chaise boys, and ...
Impostress: The Dishonest Adventures of Sarah Wilson
Her story is adapted to move the compassion of those she visits. She has bad nerves, and seems in great disorder of mind, which she pretends to be owing to the ill usage of her father [...] She attempts to borrow money of [sic] waiters, servants, and chaise boys, and offers to leave something in pawn with them to the value. Her name is supposed to be Sarah Wilson. London Evening-Post, 30 October 1766 Beginning in her late teens, Sarah Wilson travelled alone all over England, living on her wits, inventing new identities, and embroidering stories to fool her victims into providing money and fine clothes. When her crimes eventually caught up with her, she was transported to America - where she reinvented herself in the guise of the Queen's sister and began a new set of adventures at the onset of the American War of Independence. Using original research, newspaper reports and court records, this is the story of `the greatest Impostress of the present Age': a real-life Moll Flanders who created a remarkable series of lives for herself on both sides of the Atlantic.
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22.17 USD

Impostress: The Dishonest Adventures of Sarah Wilson

by R.J. Clarke
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BBC Radio 4's stunning dramatisations of Maya Angelou's autobiographies - modern American classics beloved worldwide. The books that make up the life and times of Maya Angelou are some of the best, most beautiful and haunting pieces of autobiography written . They run the gamut from life affirming to tragedy ...
Maya Angelou: The Autobiographies: Six BBC Radio 4 dramatisations
BBC Radio 4's stunning dramatisations of Maya Angelou's autobiographies - modern American classics beloved worldwide. The books that make up the life and times of Maya Angelou are some of the best, most beautiful and haunting pieces of autobiography written . They run the gamut from life affirming to tragedy and back again with a tone that is a joyous, direct and searingly honest, and are an extraordinary portrait of 20th century black America. This collection includes: * I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings * Gather Together in My Name * Singin' and Swingin' and Getting' Merry Like Christmas * The Heart of a Woman * All God's Children Need Travelling Shoes * A Song Flung Up to Heaven Dramatised by award-winning playwrights Patricia Cumper, Winsome Pinnock and Janice Okoh, and starring Indie Gjesdal playing the young Maya with Pippa Bennett-Warner playing the adult Maya.
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42.66 USD

Maya Angelou: The Autobiographies: Six BBC Radio 4 dramatisations

by Maya Angelou
CD-Audio

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