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Series:Vintage Departures Ser.

Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, were rained out of a planned two weeks on the C te d'Azur. In search of sunlight, they set off for Aix-en-Provence; enchanted by the world and life they found there, they soon decid... read more

My Twenty-Five Years in Provence - Reflections on Then and Now
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In 1994, Anchee Min published Red Azalea, a memoir of growing up during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution. It became an international bestseller. Twenty years later, Min returns to give us the next chapter, as she moves from the shocking deprivations of her homeland to the sudden bounty of... read more

The Cooked Seed
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Waris Dirie, the Somalia nomad who became a supermodel, and an anti-FGM activist, first came to the world's attention with the publication of her autobiography, Desert Flower. The book was subsequently made into a film and little Safa Nour, from one of the slums of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, was ... read more

Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM
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'She's experienced wealth, cultural alienation, homelessness, brushes with fame, prison, rehab, record deals, a million blown second chances, a dozen broken hearts and one bloody-knuckled ultimate spiritual redemption. She even died once in the process, and may very well have had sex with your wife ba... read more

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Haircutting and Post-punk from the Middle East to the Lower East Side
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Awards:Winner of Galaxy National Book Awards: National Book Tokens New Writer of the Year 2010 and Costa Biography Book Award 2010 and Ondaatje Prize 2011

"264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox- potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, when Edmund inherited the netsuke, they unlocked a st... read more

The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
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Selected to be read on Radio Four's Book of the Week. 'One of the best books I've read in the last five or ten years... Wild is angry, brave, sad, self-knowing, redemptive, raw, compelling, and brilliantly written, and I think it's destine... read more

Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found (Film Tie-in)
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Imperfect Endings
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A beautiful, raw and compassionate memoir about identity, love and understanding. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedge... read more

Boy Erased - A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family
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A memoir of love, laughter, loss and billycarts.
Peter FitzSimons's account of growing up on the rural outskirts of Sydney in the 1960s is first and foremost a tribute to family. But it is also a salute to times and generations past, when praise was understated but love unstinting; work was hard... read more

A Simpler Time
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The widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle shares their private journey, a moving and universal chronicle of love, family, service, patriotism, grief, sacrifice, faith, and purpose.How does someone carry on after the death of a hero? By becoming a hero herself.Though Chris and Taya Kyle's marriage had ... read more

American Wife
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Jamie Reidy is the guy who's been there, done that, and walked away with the insider stories. Inside Hard Sell: Now a Major Motion Picture LOVE and OTHER DRUGS, you'll find yourself rooting for Reidy and shocked by the realities of the world that paid his salary. This comedic expose traces Reidy's exp... read more

Hard Sell: Now a Major Motion Picture LOVE & OTHER DRUGS
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When Joe Bennett bought a five-pack of 'Made in China' underpants in his local New Zealand hypermarket for $8.59, he wondered who on earth could be making any money, let alone profit, from the exchange. How many... read more

Where Underpants Come From: From Checkout to Cotton Field - Travels in the New China
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