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Truth is stranger than fiction. Let’s take a closer look at the real life stories behind some intriguing figures in the public eye.
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After surpassing a billion online streams, selling out arenas across the globe and making Forbes “30 Under 30” list in 2019, self-made rap superstar Russ shares his inspirational methods. Get ready to get out of your way!
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When Canadian vet Bruce Fogle landed in London in the seventies, he knew the language but did he really know the English? From Duchesses to ex-Beatles, he went on to serve some of Britain’s most distinguished pet-owners in a prestigious Knightsbridge surgery. Share in Bruce’s compassionate and funny memoir of life across the surgery table.
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Suffering a psychotic episode in her final year of college, Charita Brown was diagnosed with bipolar. Post-diagnosis, Charita recounts her subsequent struggle and a life filled with love, hope and success.
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In this definitive portrait of one of the twentieth century’s most iconic and revolutionary film actors, based on exclusive new material from his personal archives, William Mann shines new light on the man, the performer, and civil rights activist Marlon Brando.
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In fourteen narrative versions of the same life, protagonist and intellectual ‘B’ struggles to recount his own memoir and in doing so calls into question the very truth of memory.
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After three years of recovery from a major car accident, Sebastian Matthews embarked on a journey to connect with the fractured world around him. From neighbourhood to town to county, he set about consciously encountering people — knowing the potential divides and misunderstandings between them. This is his memoir in essays.
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Elderly and widowed, Jessie reflects on two marriages, breakdown, recovery and her ultimate acceptance and celebration of life.
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In this posthumously published powerful work of hurt and healing, accompany Denton Welch on a semi-fictionalised journey from his near-fatal bike accident to partial recovery and personal discovery .
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Masood Farivar was ten years old when the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979. Fleeing to Pakistan, he was educated in refugee schools before returning home at eighteen to join the jihad. After the Soviet withdrawal, he moved to America attending Harvard and ultimately becoming a journalist — a Muslim man in New York.
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Morris Magellan is an executive by day, and a husband and father at night. But twenty four hours a day, he is a chronic alcoholic. Join Morris in his frantic attempt to salvage something of himself before it goes down the hatch forever.
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This fascinating collection of deeply personal letters, penned by Hollywood stars, literary icons and political figures, exposes the bittersweetness of falling in, and out, of love.
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At eight-years old, Philip’s deaf and mentally ill mother Princess Alice of Battenberg, was committed to a psychiatric hospital. Meanwhile his father, Prince Andrew of Greece, traumatized after exile from his homeland, relocated to the French Riviera with his mistress — leaving young Philip essentially orphaned. This is the story of the turbulent early life of the Duke Of Edinburgh.
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Afflicted by crippling asthma, troubled by myopic eyesight and advised to give up exercise, President Roosevelt boxed, practised Ju-Jitsu, played tennis and participated in “point-to-point” walks. His presidency saw the formation of the NCAA, interscholastic sports and the first ever baseball World Series. Discover how Roosevelt’s strenuous life ushered in a new era of American athleticism.
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James Joyce’s novels are imbued with his obsession with the fallibilities of the Edwardian legal system. In this delightful and insightful evocation of the courtrooms of Dublin and London, its unscrupulous police, eccentric barristers and autocratic judges, Adrian Hardiman explores Joyce’s fascination with miscarriages of justice and the use of evidence in court.
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Five months after being named L.A.’s first Poet Laureate, Eloise suffered a brain injury which resulted in Wernicke's aphasia, a condition which impairs word-retrieval and communication. ‘Another Phase’ began life as a focusing exercise and soon transformed into a creative collection comprised of playful yet serious five-line poems.
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Drop into the Grateful circus for one night in the early nineties and join a legion of Deadheads from multiple viewpoints as they reveal the challenges, complications and charms of following the band described by legendary rock promoter Bill Graham as “the only ones who do what they do”.
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Adventuress, miner, home-wrecker, dreamer — and Colorado legend — Baby Doe has inspired several biographies, a 1932 film, an opera, and now, for the first time, a novel.
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From rocks and rubbish on the baseball fields of Havana to the Fall Classic at Fenway Park in 1975, and winning more games than any other Cuban-born player in major league history. “El Tiante” tells his improbable and incredible tale of life on the mound.
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In the small-town South, Julia and her childhood friend Laura know the church as well as they know each other’s bodies. Koet’s memoir-in-essays is a coming out chronicle exploring the liminal spaces between friendship and desire.
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Stories and novellas that draw upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, interrogation transcripts, and much more.
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