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 General Biography and Memoir

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In On the Road and other iconic works, Jack Kerouac created a quintessentially American voice and a revolutionary prose style. This remarkable gathering of previously unpublished writings reveals as never before th... read more

November 2016

The Unknown Kerouac - Rare, Unpublished, and Newly Translated Writings
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For 30 years Greg Fleet has been one of Australia's most widely known and best loved comedians. For the same period, he's had a drug habit that has delivered him comedy and tragedy in equal parts. These Things Happen is Fleet's hilarious, heartbreaking account of the life-or-death battle for his soul.... read more

These Things Happen
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At age seventeen, Gia Carangi was working the counter at her father's Philadelphia luncheonette, Hoagie City. Within a year, Gia was one of the top models of the late 1970's, gracing the covers of Cosmopolitan and Vogue, partying at New York... read more

Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermod
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This Young Monster is a hallucinatory celebration of artists who raise hell, transform their bodies, anger their elders and show their audience dark, disturbing things. What does it mean to be a freak? Why might we be wise to think of the present as a time of mo... read more

March 2019

This Young Monster
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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... read more

October 2018

Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)
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At the launch party for her memoir in 2014, the musician Viv Albertine received news that her mother was dying, and spent a few final hours with the woman who was, in a sense, the love of her life. In the turbulent weeks after the funeral, Viv made a series ... read more

May 2018

To Throw Away Unopened
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A hilarious, heartfelt memoir from one of Australia's most adored performers. Funny, feisty and fabulous, Em Rusciano's insights into her world of mayhem, marriage and motherhood are a laugh-out-loud, cry-out-loud balm for the s... read more

Try Hard: Tales from the Life of a Needy Overachiever
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Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century is a comprehensive and fascinating survey of the key figures in gay and lesbian history from classical times to the mid-twent... read more

Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History Vol. 1: From Antiquity to World War II
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In 1870 a mesmerising psychic named Victoria Woodhull shattered tradition by running for the White House. Had she won the ensuing spectacle would surely have rivalled even that of our own era. Abhorring such flamboyance, Mary Wollst... read more

April 2019

Women Who Dared: Pioneers Who Broke All the Rules
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Rapturous in its ability to depict the creative process, Words Without Music allows readers to experience that sublime moment of creative fusion when life merges with art. Biography lovers will be inspired by the story of a precocious Baltimore boy, the son of a music-shop owner, who entered college a... read more

Words without Music
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From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year. Following a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's lege... read more

Late September 2019

Year of the Monkey
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