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1 The Men Who Stare at Goats (Paperback)

by Jon Ronson

Format: Paperback 240 pages
Published: 01/07/2005

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The Sunday Times number-one bestseller that inspired the major motion picture. Read more

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2 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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3 The Wolf of Wall Street (Paperback)

by Jordan Belfort

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

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4 The Railway Man (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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5 Mr Nice (Paperback)

by Howard Marks

Format: Paperback 560 pages
Published: 02/06/1997

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During the mid-1980s, Marks had 43 aliases and 25 companies, all laundering money from dealing cannabis. After a world-wide operation, he was... Read more

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6 A Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (Paperback)

by Nelson Mandela

Format: Paperback 784 pages
Published: 12/10/1995

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*The autobiography of one of the greatest men of the twentieth century reissued to coincide with the publication of Anthony Holden's biography... Read more

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

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8 The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-45 (Paperback)

by Wladyslaw Szpilman, Anthea Bell

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 30/12/1999

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5 out of 5

Thebestselling memoir of a young Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw against all odds, which became a treble-Oscar-winning film. Read more

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9 The Railway Man (Paperback)

by Eric Lomax

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

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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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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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