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“Health and Home are Powerful Magnets”. An Exile returns to Berwick.

by Mike Fraser

<p>Mike Fraser BA MSc MPhil</p> <p>Mike lives in Berwick upon Tweed in the very north of England and writes and lectures on Northumberland political history, including studies of Sir William Beveridge and Sir Charles Trevelyan. He now turns his

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165 Days

by Asad Qureshi

<p>165 Days</p><p>British documentary film-maker Asad Qureshi works in the world&apos;s most dangerous places.</p><p>When he sets off to film secret interviews with Taliban commanders, this award-winning film-maker finds himself on the wrong end

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165 Days

'Breathtaking ... a true story that reads like a thriller.'

by Asad Qureshi

165 DaysBritish documentary film-maker Asad Qureshi works in the world's most dangerous places.When he sets off to film secret interviews with Taliban commanders, this award-winning film-maker finds himself on the wrong end of the camera lens, ...

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A Path Through Hard Grass: A Journalist¿s Memories of Exile and Apartheid

by Weiss, Ruth

A child of a Jewish family fleeing Nazi-Germany and settling in apartheid South Africa in the 1930s, Ruth Weiss journalistic career starts in Johannesburg of the 1950s. In 1968 banned from her home country, and then also from Rhodesia for her ...

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Adiós to My Parents

by Héctor Aguilar Camín

<p>It all begins with a faded photograph taken in Chetumal, Mexico in 1938, portraying Emma and Héctor, the parents of Héctor Aguilar Camín, as newlyweds. The author is moved to investigate his family origins, driven by a search for both a ...

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Adventures in Solitude

What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

by Grant Lawrence

<div>From Captain George Vancouver to Muriel <I>Curve of Time</I>” Blanchet to Jim <I>Spilsbury’s Coast</I>” Spilsbury, visitors to Desolation Sound have left behind a trail of books endowing the area with a romantic aura that helps to make it

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All Out

A Father and Son Confront the Hard Truths That Made Them Better Men

by Kevin Newman & Alex Newman

<p>**Can a man with a demanding job really be a good father? <em>All Out</em> is a bracingly honest answer from Emmy and Gemini Award-winning anchorman Kevin Newman and his grown son, Alex. Confessional and provocative, their memoir is also a ...

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Amado Muro and Me

A Tale of Honesty and Deception

by Robert Seltzer

<DIV>In <I>Amado Muro and Me</I>, ten-year-old Robert Seltzer discovers that his father, Chester, actually leads two lives—one as a newspaperman and father who somehow always knows what his son is thinking; the other as Amado Muro, a passionate ...

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American Daredevil

The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer

by Cathryn Prince

<p>With a polished walking stick and neatly pressed trousers, Richard Halliburton served as an intrepid globetrotting guide for millions of Americans in the 1920s and '30s. Readers waited with bated breath for each new article and book he wrote.

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American Pravda

My Fight for Truth in the Era of Fake News

by James O'Keefe

<p>The one real difference between the American press and the Soviet state newspaper Pravda was that the Russian people knew they were being lied to. To expose the lies our media tell us today, controversial journalist James O’Keefe created ...

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An Australian in China

by George Morrison

<p>Describing a journey across China to Burma, this vivid and precise account follows Australian-born foreign correspondent George Morrison on his travels beginning in 1894. Dressed in Chinese garb and engaging guides and servants as needed, ...

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An Honest House: A Memoir, Continued

by Reyes, Cynthia

<i>Cynthia Reyes has done it again.</i> Picking up from the early days of her recovery from a car accident, as told in her first book, <i>A Good Home</i>, she shares in this new book intensely lyrical stories of life with her husband in their ...

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An Odd Book: How the First Modern Pop Culture Reporter Conquered New York

by R. Scott Williams

<p>The thrilling true story of a reporter who achieved great fame and fortune writing about New York and Hollywood in the early decades of the twentieth century.</p><p>As the highest-paid and most-read columnist of his era, Odd McIntyre achieved

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Audition

by Barbara Walters

<p><strong>#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER</strong></p> <p>The most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie ...

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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

new annotated edition

by Benjamin Franklin

<p><strong>Benjamin Franklin's <em>Autobiography</em></strong> has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. William Dean Howells in 1905 asserted that ...

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Autumn on the Trail to Santiago

by James Timberlake

<p>Book Two: Autumn on the Trail to Santiago begins where Sons of Thunder left off... same man, same spirit... blood, sweat and soul expressed out the same marrow but much is changed with the landscape, skyscape and timescape that inform the ...

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Bad Girls Go Everywhere

The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the Woman Behind Cosmopolitan Magazine

by Jennifer Scanlon

<p><strong>The biography of the revolutionary magazine editor who created the “Cosmo Girl” before <em>Sex and the City</em>’s Carrie Bradshaw was even born</strong></p> <p>As the author of the iconic <em>Sex and the Single Girl</em> (1962) and ...

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Bearing Witness

How Writers Brought the Brutality of World War II to Light

by John R. Carpenter

<p>It has been said that during times of war, the Muses fall silent. However, anyone who has read the major figures of mid-twentieth-century literature—Samuel Beckett, Richard Hillary, Norman Mailer, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and ...

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Before Rupert

Keith Murdoch and the Birth of a Dynasty

by Tom Roberts

<p>&quot;An impressive study of the Murdoch genius for government by media.&quot; —Chris Masters &quot;In this engrossing study, Tom Roberts draws on a remarkable range of sources, many for the first time, to show how Keith Murdoch succeeded in ...

ISBN: 9780702255731

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Bitter or Better

Grappling With Life on the Op-Ed Page

by Caryn Sullivan

Well acquainted with family drama and adversity since childhood, newspaper columnist Caryn Sullivan continued to encounter an overlapping string of family crises with a stoic resolve that left her in an emotional cocoon. A few months after ...

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