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1 Philomena: The True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away (Paperback)

by Martin Sixsmith

Format: Paperback 356 pages
Published: 10/10/2013

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5 out of 5

Philomena is now a major film starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, directed by Stephen Frears Read more

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2 The Railway Man - Vintage War 8 (Paperback)

by Eric Lomax

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

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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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3 Frank: The True Story that Inspired the Movie (Hardback)

by Jon Ronson

Format: Hardback 80 pages
Published: 27/03/2014

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A funny, sad and true story about Jon Ronson, Frank Sidebottom and other outsider musicians. Read more

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4 Girl, Interrupted (Paperback)

by Susanna Kaysen

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

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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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5 The Wolf of Wall Street (Paperback)

by Jordan Belfort

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

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6 12 Years a Slave: A True Story of Betrayal, Kidnap and Slavery (Paperback)

by Solomon Northup

Format: Paperback 199 pages
Published: 13/09/2013

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Twelve Years a Slave, soon to be a huge new Hollywood film, is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup who was kidnapped and sold into slavery,... Read more

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7 Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster (Paperback)

by Jon Krakauer

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 01/07/2011

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5 out of 5

Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt Everest Read more

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8 Into the Wild (Paperback)

by Jon Krakauer

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 07/09/2007

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4 out of 5

The film tie-in edition of Jon Krakauer's classic account of a gifted young man who chose literally to walk away from his life. Read more

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9 The Railway Man - Vintage War 8 (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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10 Tracks (Paperback)

by Robyn Davidson

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 11/04/2013

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A revised, reissued edition of this prize-winning, bestselling account of one woman's solo journey across 1,700 miles of Australian Outback Read more

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