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1 Girl, Interrupted (Paperback)

by Susanna Kaysen

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 17/02/2000

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4 out of 5

Now a major film starring Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg and Vanessa Redgrave A clear-sighted and unflinching memoir of an eighteen-year-old girl... Read more

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2 A Million Little Pieces (Paperback)

by James Frey

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 10/05/2004

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4 out of 5

An intense, instantly engaging, hard-hitting, yet beautifully written memoir of a life beyond the brink that touches every nerve. Read more

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3 Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything (Paperback)

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 05/03/2007

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3 out of 5

Elizabeth Gilbert is in her thirties, she has a husband, a house, and they're trying for a baby - she doesn't want any of it. A bitter... Read more

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4 The Railway Man (Paperback)

by Eric Lomax

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 02/01/2014

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4 out of 5

During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude... Read more

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5 Twelve Years a Slave (Paperback)

by Solomon Northup

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 05/12/2013

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Solomon Northup is a free man, living in New York. Then he is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Drugged, beaten, given a new name and transported... Read more

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6 Angela's Ashes (Paperback)

by Frank McCourt

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 03/10/2005

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5 out of 5

Stunning reissue of the phenomenal worldwide bestseller: Frank McCourt's sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of growing up in New York in the 30s and... Read more

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7 The Wolf of Wall Street (Paperback)

by Jordan Belfort

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 19/12/2013

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4 out of 5
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8 The Railway Man (Paperback)

by Eric Lomax

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 03/01/1998

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4 out of 5

During the second world war Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude... Read more

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9 An Education (Paperback)

by Lynn Barber

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 15/10/2009

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At 16, Lynn Barber was an ambitious schoolgirl working towards a place at Oxford, when she was picked up at a bus-stop by an attractive older man in... Read more

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10 Belle: The True Story of Dido Belle (Paperback)

by Paula Byrne

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 08/05/2014

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The inspiration behind the powerful new film starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson, this is the story of Dido Belle, whose... Read more

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