Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate, her family was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s, making it possible for Gidla to attend elite sch... read more

Nophoto
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Charming tales from the life of a young vet, whose clients range from guinea pigs to giraffes.

The Travelling Vet - From Pets to Pandas, My Life in Animals
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Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life? Amid the cacophony of condemnation her story has become obfuscated. Untitled is an intimate biography of one of the most m... read more

Untitled: the Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
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'A father...is a necessary evil.' Stephen Dedalus in UlyssesWilliam Butler Yeats' father was an impoverished artist, an inveterate letter writer, and a man crippled by his inability to ever finish a painting.Oscar Wilde's father was a... read more

Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce
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After the death of her father, Lonely Planet writer Virginia Jealous travels across the world to document the life of his obsession - the scandalous 20th century poet Laurence Hope - in a unique blend of memoir and travelogue. John Jealous was sixty, and poet Laurence Hope had ... read more

Rapture's Roadway
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For the early settlers who came from crowded cities and long established villages, it must have been extraordinary to find you could pack your belongings onto a bullock dray and head off to rural grasslands out of the reach of meddlesome autho... read more

The Squatters: The Story of Australia's Pastoral Pioneers
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All roads lead home.'After my knighthood was announced,a woman from the BBC came toGlasgow to interview me. We satdown in a lovely hotel in a nice partof town, and she hit me with her firstquestion- "This must mean a lot toyou, with you coming... read more

Made in Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country
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Janet Malcolm's previous collection, Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers, was 'unmistakably the work of a master' (New York Times Book Review).
Like Forty-One False Starts, Nobody's Looking at You brings together previously uncompiled pieces, ma... read more

Nobody's Looking at You - Essays
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Obaysch: A Hippopotamus in Victorian London is the story of the first 'star' animal to be exhibited in the London Zoo. Captured near an island from which he took his name, Obaysch was donated to the zoo by the viceroy of Egypt, and his arrival was greeted w... read more

Nophoto
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Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton?s family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction One Hundred Years of Dirtis an unflinching ... read more

One Hundred Years of Dirt
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Twelve boys and one coach; ten kilometers of tunnels; one huge rescue effort. When a team of soccer players from the Wild Boar Academy Football Club - a scrappy club of undocumented migrants and outcasts - became stranded behi... read more

The Cave: The Inspirational Inside Story of the Thai Soccer Team Rescue
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As president of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, the marginalised. She withstood relentless political pressure and media scrutiny as she defended the defenceless for five tumultuous years.
How did this aspiring ball... read more

Speaking Up
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