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A New York City Childhood
by iO Tillett Wright
Life as a Mountbatten
by Pamela Hicks
by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
by David Mitchell
David Mitchell, who you may know for his inappropriate anger on every TV panel show except Never Mind the Buzzcocks, his look of permanent discomfort on C4 sex comedy Peep Show, his online commenter-baiting in THE OBSERVER or just for wearing a ...
by Oliver Brown
<DIV><P>While most might imagine David Morgan AO to have a conservative economic background, the truth is far more exotic. Prior to becoming the CEO of a global top-20 bank, he overcame the scars of his father’s bankruptcy, starred ...
by David Sedaris
by Lincoln Hall
"A gripping, almost unbelievable story of survival that offers insight into a largely misunderstood domain.' <i>The Sun Herald</i> Lincoln Hall set off for Everest in early May 2006. Five weeks after reaching Base Camp in Tibet, he began his ...
by CARTER SHAYNE
An Italian Feast of Love and Laughter
by Mary Contini
<p><i>‘This is how I was born. At 7.30 a.m. at the Istituto Annunziata in Napoli on 1 May 1925…’</i><br></p> <p>So begins a manuscript, handwritten by Carlo Contini, which lay forgotten and unread for years. The scrawling script unfolds an ...
A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria
by Alana Valentine
<p><i>'This book shows just how far, wide, and deep the story has gone’ — Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton</i><br></p><p>As Lindy mourned the death of her baby daughter Azaria, taken by a dingo from a campsite at Uluru in 1980, she was tried and
The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year
by Tavis Smiley
A Broken Body is Not a Broken Person
by Janine Shepherd
<p><i>"As I looked back over the landscape of my life, and the many setbacks I had endured, I saw that every loss also offered a gift, even if I didn't recognize it at the time. Whenever I was called upon to loosen my grip on some cherished part
by Waris Dirie
by Waris Dirie
by Waris Dirie
The small-town library-cat who touched the world
by Vicki Myron
by Sheryl McCorry
<p>Sheryl McCorry grew up in the outback carrying crocodiles to school for show and tell. When she was 18 her family moved to Broome, and it was the first time she'd ever used a telephone or seen a television. </p><p>A year later, only hours ...
by Nicholas Owen
<DIV><P>On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales. The outpouring of public grief at this tragically early death was unprecedented in ...
by David Loftus
<b>More than thirty years ago, David Loftus’s cherished identical twin, John, passed away. Ever since, a day hasn’t passed without David feeling the loss. </b> In 1987, after recovering from a brain tumour, John contracted meningitis and found ...
by Merrill Proudfoot