All About Them

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Truth is stranger than fiction. Let’s take a closer look at the real life stories behind some intriguing figures in the public eye.
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    With two NBA titles in their locker, the 1970 championship-winning Knicks are the team time won’t forget. Fifty years on, this remains the definitive courtside account of their legendary eighteen game winning streak and ultimate glory.
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    Escaping small-town life in Ballarat, Australia, Craig Revel Horwood became a teenage drag queen. Now the star of TV’s Strictly Come Dancing reveals the intimate secrets, backstage gossip and showbiz secrets from his life as a performer, choreographer, director and panel judge.
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    From his youth in North Dakota to establishing CBS news, Eric Serareid’s illuminating first-person account gets up close and personal with international affairs during the Second World War.
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    Contemplating his dying father’s brutal legacy, David Tromblay unflinchingly recounts the vicious cycle of violence and denial at the heart of his own family.
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    From preacher’s daughter and pop phenomenon to reality TV star and fashion mogul, Jessica Simpson opens up in her own voice about her own inner struggle — honest, humorous and heartfelt.
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    How did a bunch of unsigned amateurs and American college kids play their way to the ice-hockey gold medal in the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics?

    Under the leadership of legendary coach Herb Brooks, their victory over the seasoned Soviet team has become one of the most iconic moments in sport — the miracle on ice.
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    In this insightful investigation, leading terrorism expert Jessica Stern analyses the interviews she conducted with former politican, psychiatrist and energy healer Radovan Karadzic also known as the ‘Butcher Of Bosnia’ for his war crimes and conviction for genocide.
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    Descended from slaves, three generations of the Sebolt family experience the depressions and uprisings of the twentieth century in smalltown Nova Scotia.
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    Blending personal anecdotes and practical advice, sage teacher and breakout Hollywood star Tina Lifford reveals the life skills they didn’t teach you in school.
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    After surpassing a billion online streams, selling out arenas across the globe and making Forbes “30 Under 30” list in 2019, self-made rap superstar Russ shares his inspirational methods. Get ready to get out of your way!
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfAll About Them5 months ago
    When Canadian vet Bruce Fogle landed in London in the seventies, he knew the language but did he really know the English? From Duchesses to ex-Beatles, he went on to serve some of Britain’s most distinguished pet-owners in a prestigious Knightsbridge surgery. Share in Bruce’s compassionate and funny memoir of life across the surgery table.
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    Suffering a psychotic episode in her final year of college, Charita Brown was diagnosed with bipolar. Post-diagnosis, Charita recounts her subsequent struggle and a life filled with love, hope and success.
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    In this definitive portrait of one of the twentieth century’s most iconic and revolutionary film actors, based on exclusive new material from his personal archives, William Mann shines new light on the man, the performer, and civil rights activist Marlon Brando.
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    In fourteen narrative versions of the same life, protagonist and intellectual ‘B’ struggles to recount his own memoir and in doing so calls into question the very truth of memory.
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    After three years of recovery from a major car accident, Sebastian Matthews embarked on a journey to connect with the fractured world around him. From neighbourhood to town to county, he set about consciously encountering people — knowing the potential divides and misunderstandings between them. This is his memoir in essays.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfAll About Them7 months ago
    Elderly and widowed, Jessie reflects on two marriages, breakdown, recovery and her ultimate acceptance and celebration of life.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfAll About Them8 months ago
    In this posthumously published powerful work of hurt and healing, accompany Denton Welch on a semi-fictionalised journey from his near-fatal bike accident to partial recovery and personal discovery .
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    Masood Farivar was ten years old when the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979. Fleeing to Pakistan, he was educated in refugee schools before returning home at eighteen to join the jihad. After the Soviet withdrawal, he moved to America attending Harvard and ultimately becoming a journalist — a Muslim man in New York.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfAll About Them8 months ago
    Morris Magellan is an executive by day, and a husband and father at night. But twenty four hours a day, he is a chronic alcoholic. Join Morris in his frantic attempt to salvage something of himself before it goes down the hatch forever.
  • Bookmateadded a book to the bookshelfAll About Them9 months ago
    This fascinating collection of deeply personal letters, penned by Hollywood stars, literary icons and political figures, exposes the bittersweetness of falling in, and out, of love.
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