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Adelle Stripe-Lias Saoudi: Ten Thousand Apologies

WHITE RABBIT, 2023

From the mountains of Algeria to the squats of South London via sectarian Northern Ireland, Ten Thousand Apologies is the sordid and thrilling story of the country's most notorious cult band, Fat White Family.

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Agatha Christie: Die Autobiographie

ATLANTIK, 2019

Jeder kennt die skurrile, aber stets freundliche Miss Marple und den exzentrisch-pedantischen Poirot, jeder kennt den Namen ihrer Schöpferin Agatha Christie, doch wer war der Mensch hinter der Schreibmaschine?

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Alan Bennett: Keeping On Keeping On

PROFILE BOOKS, 2017

There's a provocative sermon on private education given before the University at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, and 'Baffled at a Bookcase' offers a passionate defence of the public library.

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Alan Bennett: Writing Home

FABER & FABER, 2014

Already a bestseller, this is a wonderfully entertaining collection of Alan Bennett's prose writings.

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Alan Rickman: Madly, Deeply - The Alan Rickman Diaries

CANONGATE, 2022

Alan Rickman remains one of the most beloved actors of all time across almost every genre, from his breakout role as Die Hard's villainous Hans Gruber to his heart-wrenching run as Professor Severus Snape, and beyond.

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Alan Rickman: Madly, Deeply - The Alan Rickman Diaries

CANONGATE, 2023

Alan Rickman remains one of the most beloved actors of all time across almost every genre, from his breakout role as Die Hard's villainous Hans Gruber to his heart-wrenching run as Professor Severus Snape, and beyond.

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Price: 5 550 Ft

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Alex Christofi: Dostoevsky in Love: An Intimate Life

BLOOMSBURY, 2022

Dostoevsky's life was marked by brilliance and brutality. Sentenced to death as a young revolutionary, he survived mock execution and Siberian exile to live through a time of seismic change in Russia, eventually accepted into the Tsar's inner circle.

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Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography

HODDER & STOUGHTON, 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson's compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented European success for Aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with Manchester United.

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Price: 7 225 Ft

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Alex Kershaw: Blood And Champagne

DE CAPO PRESS, 2004

Robert Capa, one of the finest photojournalists and combat photographers of the twentieth century, covered every major conflict from the Spanish Civil War to the early conflict in Vietnam.

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Amy Odell: Anna

ALLEN & UNWIN, 2023

This definitive biography of Anna Wintour chronicles the steep climb of an ambitious young woman who would, with singular and legendary focus, become the most powerful woman in media.

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Price: 5 295 Ft

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Andrew Hodges: Alan Turing: The Enigma

VINTAGE BOOKS, 2014

Alan Turing was the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War. Taken on by British Intelligence in 1938, as a shy young Cambridge don, he combined brilliant logic with a flair for engineering.

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Andrew Roberts: Churchill

PENGUIN BOOKS, 2019

A magnificently fresh and unexpected biography of Churchill, by one of Britain's most acclaimed historians

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Ariel Bosi: Todo Sobre Stephen King

PLAZA JANÉS, 2016

Todo sobre Stephen King nos descubre a uno de los autores más prolíficos y de mayor éxito de nuestro tiempo.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: Total Recall

SIMON & SCHUSTER, 2013

The most interesting parts of the book are those that deal with his impoverished Austrian upbringing in the wake of Germany's defeat in the Second World War, and his discovery of bodybuilding as a ladder to a better world

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Barack Obama: A Promised Land

VIKING, 2020

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy

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Barack Obama: Dreams From My Father

CANONGATE, 2016

An international bestseller which has sold over a million copies in the UK, Dreams From My Father is a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man asking big questions about identity and belonging.

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Price: 3 850 Ft

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Barbara Payton: I Am Not Ashamed

SPURL EDITIONS, 2016

I Am Not Ashamed is more than just tawdry memoir. It is a book that also possesses an unforeseeable transcendence within.

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Barbra Streisand: My Name is Barbra

CENTURY, 2023

Barbra Streisand is by any account a living legend, a woman who in a career spanning six decades has excelled in every area of entertainment.

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Bart van Es: The Cut Out Girl

PENGUIN, 2019

*** WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 ***'A masterpiece of history and memoir' Evening Standard'Superb. This is a necessary book - painful, harrowing, tragic, but also uplifting' The Times

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Price: 3 750 Ft

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Blaine Harden: Escape From Camp 14

PAN BOOKS, 2013

Twenty-seven years ago, Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of North Korea.

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Bob Dylan: The Philosophy of Modern Song

SIMON & SCHUSTER, 2022

The Philosophy of Modern Song is Bob Dylan’s first book of new writing since 2004’s Chronicles: Volume One—and since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016.

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Boris Johnson: The Churchill Factor - How One Man Made History

HODDER & STOUGHTON, 2015

Marking the fiftieth anniversary of Winston Churchill's death, Boris Johnson explores what makes up the 'Churchill Factor' - the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century.

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Carrie Fisher:The Princess Diarist

BLACK SWAN, 2016

When Carrie Fisher discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to see what they had preserved -

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Cathy Park Hong: Minor Feelings - An Asian American Reckoning

ONE WORLD, 2021

Poet and essayist Cathy Park Hong fearlessly and provocatively blends memoir, cultural criticism, and history to expose fresh truths about racialized consciousness in America.

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Price: 5 995 Ft

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Charles Chaplin: My Autobiography

PENGUIN BOOKS, 2003

A silent comedy star whose legendary slapstick routines are recognisable to this day, Chaplin's My Autobiography is an incomparably vivid account of the life of one of the greatest filmmakers and comedians, with an introduction by David Robinson.

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Chris Kyle: American Sniper

WILLIAM MORROW, 2015

From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history.

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Christopher Clarey: The Master

TWELVE, 2022

There have been other biographies of Roger Federer, but never one with this kind of access to the man himself, his support team, and the most prominent figures in the game, including such rivals as Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Roddick.

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Price: 10 725 Ft

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Classic American Autobiographies

SIGNET BOOK, 2014

The true diversity of the American experience comes to life in this superlative collection of autobiographies--including those of Benjamin Franklin, Frederick Douglas, Mark Twain, and more...

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Price: 1 150 Ft

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Corey Taylor: Seven Deadly Sins

EBURY PRESS, 2012

The action begins in West Des Moines, Iowa, where Corey Taylor, frontman of Slipknot and Stone Sour, systematically set about committing each of the Seven Deadly Sins. He has picked fights with douche bags openly brandishing guns.

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David Attenborough: Adventures of a Young Naturalist

TWO ROADS, 2018

In 1954, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo's collection, and to film the expeditions for the BBC.

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Price: 7 225 Ft

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Debbie Harry: Face It - A Memoir

HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS, 2022

DEBBIE HARRY is a musician, actor, activist and the iconic face of New York City cool.

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Deborah Feldman: Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots

SIMON & SCHUSTER, 2020

Unorthodox is the bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman’s escape from a religious sect, in the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Infidel and Carolyn Jessop’s Escape, featuring a new epilogue by the author.

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Dick & Angel Strawbridge: The Chateau - Forever Home

SEVEN DIALS, 2023

Take a journey to Château-de-la-Motte Husson in the spellbinding memoir from Sunday Times bestselling authors, Dick and Angel Strawbridge.

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Dick Strawbridge, Anne Strawbridge: A Year at the Chateau

SEVEN DIALS, 2021

Like many couples, Dick and Angel had long dreamed of living in France, but where others might settle for a modest bolthole in the French countryside, the Strawbridges fell in love with a 19th-century fairytale château.

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Dolly Alderton: Everything I Know About Love

PENGUIN, 2019

*Winner of Autobiography of the Year at the National Book Awards 2018**Shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2018*

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Duncan Hamilton: For the Glory

BLACK SWAN, 2017

Faster. Higher. Stronger. No one has embodied the ideals of the Olympic movement quite like Eric Liddell, star of the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire.

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Erich Kästner: Das Blaue Buch

ATRIUM-VERLAG, 2018

Nachdem Erich Kästner 1933 von den Nazis als Autor verboten worden war, entschloss er sich, ein geheimes Tagebuch zu führen.

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Ernő Rubik: Cubed - The Puzzle of Us All

WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON, 2021

As a child, Erno Rubik became obsessed with puzzles of all kinds. To him, they weren't just games - they were challenges that captured his imagination, creativity and perseverance.

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Price: 5 550 Ft

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Geoffrey C. Ward: The Roosevelts

KNOPF, ALFRED A, 2014

Geoffrey C. Ward, distilling more than thirty years of thinking and writing about the Roosevelts.

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George Szirtes: The Photographer at Sixteen

MACLEHOSE PRESS, 2020

When you run the film backwards the figure in the pool emerges and lands neatly back on the diving board while the water beneath her heals. So, if we run life backwards, we move from its the end to its very beginning.

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Herta Müller: Mein Vaterland war ein Apfelkern

FISCHER TASCHENBUCH, 2016

Herta Müller hat spätestens nach der Verleihung des Literatur-Nobelpreises im Jahr 2009 faszinierte Leserinnen und Leser in aller Welt gefunden.

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Hyeonseo Lee: The Girl with Seven Names

WILLIAM COLLINS, 2016

An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships – and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.

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Ian Carroll: The Life of Tommy Cooper

FONTHILL MEDIA, 2018

`Cooperman! The Life of Tommy Cooper' is a hilarious look at one of Britain's best-loved comedians. For almost four decades, Tommy Cooper was the most popular entertainer in the country, and certainly the most imitated.

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Ian Stewart: Significant Figures

BASIC BOOKS, 2017

In Significant Figures, acclaimed mathematician Ian Stewart introduces the visionaries of mathematics throughout history.

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Isaac Asimov: I. Asimov - A Memoir

BANTAM, 1995

Arguably the greatest science fiction writer who ever lived, Isaac Asimov also possessed one of the most brilliant and original minds of our time.

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J. M. Coetzee: Sommer des Lebens

FISCHER TASCHENBUCH VERLAG, 2012

Mit Sommer des Lebens gewährt uns J. M. Coetzee überraschend Einblick in seine entscheidenden Lehrjahre als Schriftsteller.

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James Patterson: All-American Murder

ARROW BOOKS, 2018

He had it all. A $40 million NFL contract. Fame. Adoration.Until he was convicted of murder, and jailed for life without parole.

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Jean-Paul Belmondo: Mille vies valent mieux qu'une

FAYARD, 2016

Jean-Paul Belmondo se livre. Son enfance marquée par la guerre, sa mere courage, l'atelier de son pere sculpteur, ses premieres amours. Il nous entraîne dans les pas dilettantes de son service militaire en Algérie.

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Jen Winston: Greedy - Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much

ATRIA BOOKS, 2021

A hilarious and whip-smart collection of essays, offering an intimate look at bisexuality, gender, and, of course, sex. Perfect for fans of Lindy West, Samantha Irby, and Rebecca Solnit—and anyone who wants, and deserves, to be seen.

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Price: 10 750 Ft

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Jennifer Teege: Amon

ROWOHLT TASCHENBUCH VERLAG, 2014

Es ist ein Schock, der ihr ganzes Selbstverständnis erschüttert: Mit 38 Jahren erfährt Jennifer Teege durch einen Zufall, wer sie ist.

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Jimmy Carr: Before & Laughter

QUERCUS, 2022

*A memoir and self-help manual by one of the country's most treasured comedians - for anyone who feels stuck in a rut but doesn't have the tools or self-belief to shake things up*

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Joachim Meyerhoff: Ach, diese Lücke, diese entsetzliche Lücke

KIWI TASCHENBUCH, 2017

Mit Anfang zwanzig geschieht dem Erzähler in Joachim Meyerhoffs drittem Roman das Unerwartete: Er wird auf der Schauspielschule in München angenommen und zieht in die großbürgerliche Villa seiner Großeltern.

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Joan Didion: The White Album

FOURTH ESTATE, 2017

Joan Didion’s hugely influential collection of essays which defines, for many, the America which rose from the ashes of the Sixties.

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Joe Biden: Promise Me, Dad

PAN BOOKS, 2018

From President-Elect Joe Biden, winner of the 2020 United States presidential election, Promise Me Dad is his deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country.

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John Cleese: So, Anyway

ARROW BOOKS, 2015

Candid and brilliantly funny, this is the story of how a tall, shy youth from Weston-super-Mare went on to become a self-confessed legend.

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John Steinbeck: A Life in Letters - Penguin Classics

PENGUIN BOOKS, 2001

Beginning with Steinbeck's early life in California, the letters follow him through his novels, three marriages and many travels to his last days in Sag HArbor, Long Island and New York City.

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Jordan Belfort: Way of the Wolf

NORTH STAR WAY, 2017

Jordan Belfort—immortalized by Leonardo DiCaprio in the hit movie The Wolf of Wall Street—reveals the step-by-step sales and persuasion system proven to turn anyone into a sales-closing, money-earning rock star.

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Joyce Carol Oates: Blonde

4TH ESTATE, 2022

Blonde is a mesmerising novel about the most enduring and evocative cultural icon of the 20th century: the woman who became Marilyn Monroe.

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Jung Chang: Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

HARPER PRESS, 2012

Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller which has sold more than 13 million copies and a critically acclaimed history of China; a tragic tale of nightmarish cruelty and an uplifting story of bravery and survival.

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