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The Pigeon Tunnel

by: John le Carré

Category: Biography

Price: € 21,45

"Out of the secret world I once knew, I have tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit. First comes the imagining, then the search for reality. Then back to the imagining, and to the desk where I'm sitting now."

'The Pigeon Tunnel', John le Carré's memoir and his first work of non-fiction, ...

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Between The World And Me

Between the World and Me

by: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Category: Biography

Price: € 19,99

A New York Times Notable Book 2015

In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one, written on flesh: it is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country’s foundational wealth, ...

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Report From The Interior

Report from the Interior

by: Paul Auster

Category: Biography

Price: € 31,35 >> € 28,50

Having recalled his life through the story of his physical self in 'Winter Journal', internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster now remembers the experience of his development from within, through the encounters of his interior self with the outer world.

From his baby's-eye-view of the man in ...

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Autobiography

Autobiography

by: Morrissey

Category: Biography

Price: € 14,85

'Autobiography' covers Morrissey’s life from his birth until the present day.

Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number ...

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Joseph Anton

Joseph Anton: A Memoir

by: Salman Rushdie

Category: Biography

Price: € 16,50 >> € 13,50

Book of the Month: August

"More gripping than any spy story... full both of telling trivia and profound insights" - Margaret Drabble, Observer

"The most gripping, moving and entertaining literary memoir I have ever read" - Independent on Sunday

On 14 February 1989, Valentine's Day, Salman Rushdie ...

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Role Models

Role Models

by: John Waters

Category: Biography

Price: € 15,00

Here, from the incomparable John Waters, is a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse and enrich - and happily horrify - readers everywhere. 'Role Models' is a self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favourite personalities, some famous, some unknown.

From the English ...

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Baroness

The Baroness

by: Hannah Rothschild

Category: Biography

Price: € 14,85 >> € 13,50

A Rothschild by birth and a Baroness by marriage, beautiful, spirited Pannonica - known as Nica - seemed to have it all: children, a handsome husband and a trust fund. But in the early 1950s she heard a piece by the jazz legend Thelonious Monk. The music overtook her like a magic spell, and she abandoned ...

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Helena

Helana Rubenstein

by: Michèle Fitoussi

Category: Biography

Price: € 14,85 >> € 13,50

She understood women. She understood beauty. And she started a revolution.

Helena Rubinstein was born into a poor Polish family at the end of the nineteenth century; by the time of her death in 1965 she had built a cosmetics empire that spanned the world. When Rubinstein opened her first salon in Melbourne, ...

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Aftermath

Aftermath

by: Rachel Cusk

Category: Biography

Price: € 14,85 >> € 13,50

In the winter of 2009, Rachel Cusk's marriage of ten years came to an end. In the months that followed, life as she had known it came apart, "like a jigsaw dismantled into a heap of broken-edged pieces". "Aftermath" chronicles this perilous journey as the author redefines herself as a single woman and ...

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Fuller

The Lives of Margaret Fuller

by: John Matteson

Category: Biography

Price: € 21,45 >> € 16,00

A brilliant writer and a fiery social critic, Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation. Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, she was the leading female figure in the transcendentalist movement, wrote a celebrated newspaper column and ...

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