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Born on the 2nd of June 1960 to Jamaican parents, Shaun is a Londoner born and bred, and has been a devoted Chelsea fan since 1967. From the age of 12, Shaun knew he wanted to be a barrister and was determined to make it.
Despite one or two setbacks along ... read more

Chasing the Dream: An Autobiography
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 'To outsiders, my mom and I should have been enemies. Our house should have been divided -- North vs South, red vs blue, conservative vs progressive, or however you want to put it. Instead, my mom and I fuelled each other. Her oil lit my lamp, and even... read more

Mama's Boy: The Art of Building Bridges

Alabama, 1972. Reverend Willie Maxwell, a charismatic, authoritative black preacher, is suspected of murder. His past two wives, brother, nephew and stepdaughter have all died in suspicious circumstances. There are whispers of secret vo... read more

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

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'With Steve Jobs's passing, Apple can survive, but it won't prevail.' - Forbes, October 2011 In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task - following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries, Steve Jobs. Facing worldwide scrutiny, Cook (who was often described a... read more

Tim Cook

A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers the healing powers of food, family, and unexpected grace in her darkest hour. It was love at first sigh... read more

From Scratch - A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

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'A disturbing descent into a surreal world, written with a deft hand.' Adrian Tchaikovsky, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2016 South America, 1990. Ben Ronson, a British police officer, arrives in a mysterious forest to investigate a spate of killings of Duendes. These... read more

Beneath the World, a Sea

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NOW A MAJOR FILM BY RALPH FIENNES, THE WHITE CROW
'A gripping account of an extraordinary life' Daily Telegraph Born on a train in Stalin's Russia, Rudolf Nureyev was ballet's first pop icon. No other dancer of our time has generated the same excitement - both on a... read more

Rudolf Nureyev - The Life

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When Megan Stack left her prestigious job as a foreign correspondent to have a baby and to work from her home in Beijing writing a book, she quickly realised that childcare and housework would consume the time she needed to write. This dilemma was resol... read more

Women's Work: A Reckoning with Home and Help

An exciting new book on Joy Division, featuring never before told stories.   Jon Savage's oral history of Joy Division is the last word on the band that ended with the suicide of Ian Curtis in Macclesfield on 18 May, 1... read more

This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division: The Oral History
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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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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