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Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick. In 2016, she skied to the North Pole. In 2017, she completed the Greenland Crossing. In 2018, she arrived at the South Pole. This is the story of an adventurer who never gave up - who set herself incred... read more

My Polar Dream

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My mantra is simple- Don?t stop believin?!For more than five decades Olivia Newton-John has been one of our most successful and adored entertainers. A four-time Grammy Award winner, she is one of the world?s best-selling recording artists of all time, wi... read more

Olivia Newton-John: Don't Stop Believin' (HB)

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'Axel Lindén is a shepherd-philosopher with James Herriot's knack for mishap and an almost Chekhovian deadpan humour.' Observer 'Endearing and liberating.' Idler Magazine
Why do we keep sheep? Alex Lindén ruminates as he watches his sheep ... read more

On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

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Flynn Berry vividly re-imagines one of the most notorious crimes of the 20th century. A DOuble Life is a thrilling page-turner, but it is also a compassionate and angry book: with forensic precision, Berry picks apart lives derailed by violence and the ways in which class privilege pro... read more

A Double Life

Now a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians of this period.
Who was the real Mary Queen of Scots? The most enigmatic ruler of England lived a life of incredible drama and... read more

Mary Queen of Scots [FTI: My Heart is My Own]

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THE STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO INSPIRED CHANGE WITH HER CALL FOR GREATER FREEDOMS FOR WOMEN. THE GUARDIAN: 'MANAL AL-SHARIF BECAME A GLOBAL FIGUREHEAD OF A CAUSE THAT DREW THE ATTENTION OF GLOBAL LEADERS WHO URGED THE [SAUDI] KINGDOM TO OVERTURN THE BAN' ON WOMEN DRIVING. ... read more

Daring to Drive

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Swashbuckler, daredevil racing-car champion, Winter Olympian, gambler, smuggler, scoundrel, stud and suspected Nazi agent who died a mysterious death - this is the fascinating story of the scandalous Freddie McEvoy. Born in Melbourne in 1907, Freddie's life took him fro... read more

Scandalous Freddie McEvoy

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This meticulously researched biography tells the extraordinary story of Georgiana Molloy, one of Australia's first internationally successful female botanists.From the refined beauty of 19th century England and Scotland, to the dramatic landscape of the West... read more

Georgiana Molloy: The Mind That Shines

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A household name, an Australian rock icon, the elder statesman of Ozrock - there isn't an accolade or cliche that doesn't apply to Jimmy Barnes. But long before Cold Chisel and Barnesy, long before the tall tales of success and excess, there was the true story of James Dixon... read more

Working Class Boy (PB)

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'Astonishing, soul-baring - the must-read memoir by rock's greatest survivor' DAILY MAIL ***The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina Turner's 60th year in the ind... read more

Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)

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Hollywood was built on beautiful and complicated matinee idols: James Dean and Marlon Brando are classic examples, but in the 1990s, the actor who embodied that archetype was River Phoenix. As the brightly colored 1980s w... read more

Last Night at the Viper Room River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind