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1 Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (Paperback)

by Jung Chang

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern age. Read more

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2 Hanns and Rudolf: The German Jew and the Hunt for the Kommandant of Auschwitz (Paperback)

by Thomas Harding

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/05/2014

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Hanns Alexander was the son of a prosperous German family who fled Berlin for London in the 1930s. Rudolf Hoss was a farmer and soldier who became... Read more

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3 How to be a Woman (Paperback)

by Caitlin Moran

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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It's a good time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging... Read more

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4 The Reason I Jump: One Boy's Voice from the Silence of Autism (Paperback)

by Naoki Higashida, David Mitchell, Keiko Yoshida

Format: Paperback 192 pages
Published: 24/04/2014

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5 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)

by Maya Angelou

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 26/01/1984

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* One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling six-volume autobiography is... Read more

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6 Racing Through the Dark: The Fall and Rise of David Millar (Paperback)

by David Millar

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 28/06/2012

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The SUNDAY TIMES bestselling memoir from the Tour de France cyclist who lifts the lid on his drug use and return to sport. Read more

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7 Andrea Pirlo: I Think Therefore I Play (Paperback)

by Andrea Pirlo

Format: Paperback 200 pages
Published: 15/04/2014

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8 This Boy (Paperback)

by Alan Johnson

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 27/02/2014

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The author's family lived in condemned housing, declared unfit for human habitation, in a cramped flat with no central heating, no electricity... Read more

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9 Homage to Catalonia (Paperback)

by George Orwell, Julian Symon, Peter Davison

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 30/03/2000

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Describes the hopes and cynical betrayals of the author's experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War. Read more

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10 The Game (Paperback)

by Neil Strauss

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 06/12/2007

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Recounts the adventures of an everyday man who transforms himself from a shy, awkward writer into the quick-witted, smooth-talking Style, a... Read more

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