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Hard-Core

Hard-Core
  • Author : Harley Flanagan
  • Publisher : Feral House
  • Release : 05 September 2016
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As a homeless child prodigy, Harley Flanagan played drums for bands at Max’s Kansas City and CBGBs, and was taught to play bass by the famed black band Bad Brains, and drank with the notorious Lemmy of Motörhead. Most famously, Harley became a member of the famous hardcore band The Cro-Mags, and disputes accusations of stabbing two band members.

A Life of My Own

A Life of My Own
  • Author : Claire Tomalin
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 07 September 2017
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A Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller In this remarkable memoir of love, loss and literature, acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin turns her eye to another fascinating literary life: her own. She tells of a wartime childhood, Cambridge friendships and an early marriage to a brilliant journalist. After his sudden death in a war zone, Claire is left to raise their four children alone - all while leading a trail-blazing career in literary London. A Life of My Own is the tale of

A Life of My Own

A Life of My Own
  • Author : Donna Wilhelm
  • Publisher : Deep Vellum Publishing
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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An evocative, immersive memoir that charts the personal evolution of an American philanthropic thought leader and arts advocate. A Life of My Own follows the author’s journey from girlhood to the woman she would become. Wilhelm reveals her unique upbringing, diverse work history, family challenges and journey of personal growth with unbridled honesty and narrative energy. When life on the outside seemed under control, her inner life was in turmoil. A search for self-realization explores lies and deception about

A House of My Own

A House of My Own
  • Author : Sandra Cisneros
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 06 October 2015
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From the author of The House on Mango Street, a richly illustrated compilation of true stories and nonfiction pieces that, taken together, form a jigsaw autobiography—an intimate album of a beloved literary legend. From the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico in a region where “my ancestors lived for centuries,” the places Sandra Cisneros has lived have provided inspiration for her now-classic works of fiction

My Own Life

My Own Life
  • Author : David Hume
  • Publisher : Cosimo Classics
  • Release : 16 June 2015
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In a final, short summary of his life and works, David Hume wrote My Own Life as he suffered from gastrointestinal issues that ultimately killed him. Despite his bleak prognosis, Hume remains lighthearted and inspirational throughout. He discusses his life growing up, his family relationships, and his desire to constantly improve his works and his reputation as an author. He confesses, "I have suffered very little pain from my disorder; and what is more strange, have... never suffered a moment's

A Life of One's Own

A Life of One's Own
  • Author : Marion Milner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 March 2011
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How often do we ask ourselves, ‘What will make me happy? What do I really want from life?’ In A Life of One’s Own Marion Milner explores these questions and embarks on a seven year personal journey to discover what it is that makes her happy. On its first publication, W. H. Auden found the book ‘as exciting as a detective story’ and, as Milner searches out clues, the reader quickly becomes involved in the chase. Using her own

A Life of My Own

A Life of My Own
  • Author : Claire Tomalin
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 21 August 2018
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Esteemed biographer and legendary literary editor Claire Tomalin's stunning memoir of a life in literature “[An] intelligent and humane book…There is genuine appeal in watching this indomitable woman continue to chase the next draft of herself." —Dwight Garner, The New York Times In A Life of My Own, the renowned biographer of Charles Dickens, Samuel Pepys, and Thomas Hardy, and former literary editor for the Sunday Times reflects on a remarkable life surrounded by writers and books. From discovering

Boss Life

Boss Life
  • Author : Paul Downs
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 August 2015
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**A Forbes Best Business Book of the Year, 2015** **Winner of the 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award in Entrepreneurship** When columnist Paul Downs was approached by The New York Times to write for their “You’re the Boss” blog, he had been running his custom furniture business for twenty-four years strong. or mostly strong. Now, in his first book, Downs paints an honest portrait of a real business, with a real boss, a real set of employees, and the real challenges they

John Aubrey, My Own Life

John Aubrey, My Own Life
  • Author : Ruth Scurr
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release : 06 September 2016
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Born on the brink of the modern world, John Aubrey was witness to the great intellectual and political upheavals of the seventeenth century. He knew everyone of note in England—writers, philosophers, mathematicians, doctors, astrologers, lawyers, statesmen—and wrote about them all, leaving behind a great gift to posterity: a compilation of biographical information titled Brief Lives, which in a strikingly modest and radical way invented the art of biography. Aubrey was born in Wiltshire, England, in 1626. The reign of

Lives Other Than My Own

Lives Other Than My Own
  • Author : Emmanuel Carrère
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Release : 13 September 2011
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From the acclaimed Emmanuel Carrère, an act of generous imagination that unflinchingly records devastating loss and, equally vividly, the wealth of human solace that follows in its wake In Sri Lanka, a tsunami sweeps a child out to sea, her grand-father helpless against the onrushing water. In France, a young woman succumbs to illness, leaving her husband and small children bereft. Present at both events, Emmanuel Carrère sets out to tell the story of two families—shattered and

Through No Fault of My Own

Through No Fault of My Own
  • Author : Coco Irvine
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 30 November 2013
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On Christmas Day, 1926, twelve-year-old Clotilde “Coco” Irvine received a blank diary as a present. Coco loved to write—and to get into scrapes—and her new diary gave her the opportunity to explain her side of the messes she created: “I’m in deep trouble through no fault of my own,” her entries frequently began. The daughter of a lumber baron, Coco grew up in a twenty-room mansion on fashionable Summit Avenue at the peak of the Jazz Age, a

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman
  • Author : Claire Tomalin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 29 August 2012
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Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857; she was 18, a hard-working actress performing in his production of The Frozen Deep, and he was 45, the most lionized writer in England. Out of their meeting came a love affair that lasted thirteen years and destroyed Dickens’s marriage while effacing Nelly Ternan from the public record. In this remarkable work of biography and scholarly reconstruction, the acclaimed biographer of Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Hardy, Samuel Pepys and Jane Austen rescues Nelly from the

A Life of My Own

A Life of My Own
  • Author : Donna Wilhelm
  • Publisher : Deep Vellum Publishing
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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An evocative, immersive memoir that charts the personal evolution of an American philanthropic thought leader and arts advocate. A Life of My Own follows the author’s journey from girlhood to the woman she would become. Wilhelm reveals her unique upbringing, diverse work history, family challenges and journey of personal growth with unbridled honesty and narrative energy. When life on the outside seemed under control, her inner life was in turmoil. A search for self-realization explores lies and deception about

A Mind of My Own

A Mind of My Own
  • Author : Elisabeth Maxwell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 2021
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An account of the author's years with Robert Maxwell and the terrible legacy he left behind. She describes their turbulent marriage and her struggle to maintain her independence.

Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury
  • Author : Freddie Mercury,Greg Brooks,Simon Lupton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 2021
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Noted for his powerful vocal talent and charismatic stage presence, Freddie Mercury was a true legend of rock. In this book the late Queen frontman recalls some of the key moments which shaped his life, revealing how he coped with the ups and downs of fame and celebrity.