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 Biography

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Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement - in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours aday, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana - all for a crime he did not commit. That Alb... read more

Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement
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 Biography

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A circle of pine trees, a sagging wire fence, and a roof that was once painted red.   'There it is,' said Dad.     In 1953, after doctors prescribed fresh country air for his health, Scottish-born Robert Wales uprooted his young family from the city life of S... read more

Barefoot in the Bindis
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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
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 Biography

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'I swim for every chance to get wasted - after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one: the burn of it down my throat, to my soul curled up in my lungs, the sharpest pain all over it - it seizes and stretches, becoming ... read more

Godspeed: A Memoir
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The Comma Queen returns with a buoyant book about language, love, and the wine-dark sea.
In her New York Timesbestseller Between You & Me, Mary Norris delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils and punctuation in the New Yorker'scelebra... read more

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen
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This is the story of 'Pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, who, according to one crime reporter, 'saw more violence and death than any other woman in Australia's history'. Nic... read more

Angel of Death: Dulcie Markham, Femme Fatale of the Australian Underworld
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The earliest evidence of a human and a pet can be traced as far back as 26,000 BC in France where a boy and his 'canid' took a walk through a cave. Their foot and paw prints were preserved together on the muddy cave floor, and smo... read more

The Animal's Companion: People and Their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story
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 Biography

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One of the age-old questions of philosophy is whatdoes it mean to live a good life? In this extraordinary book, scholar and writer, Julienne van Loon, applies a range of philosophical ideas to her own experience. Van Loon engages with the work of six leading contemporary thinke... read more

The Thinking Woman
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 Biography

The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela charts the rise and fall--and rise, again--of one of South Africa's most controversial political figures. 'Ma Winnie' fought apartheid with uncommon ferocity, but her implication in kidnapping, torture and killings--including t... read more

The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela
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 Biography

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"Stunning. A precise puncturing of the post-racial bubble." --Nafkote Tamirat For readers of Between the World and Me and We Should All Be Feminists, an intimate and profound meditation on the politics of race today, from prizewinning novelist... read more

I've Been Meaning to Tell You: A Letter to My Daughter (HB)
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 Biography

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He was an Austrian immigrant; she came from Tasmania. He grew up beside the Carinthian Alps; she climbed mountains when few women dared. Their honeymoon glimpse of Cradle Mountain lit an urge that filled their waking hours. Others might have kept this splendour t... read more

Kindred: A Cradle Mountain Love Story
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Way Home: Tales From a Life Without Technology
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