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      A Ticket to the Circus: A Memoir.

      A candid, entertaining memoir by Norman Mailer's sixth wife. Norris unveils her life story with warmth, wit, and grit as she shares many of the grim and often humiliating particulars. She provides plenty of juicy details about Norman and his...

      Was: $44.95
      Now: $5.00
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      American Prince: Tony Curtis.

      The screen legend spares no detail in this assessment of his life, work and people he has known during his long, celebrated career. Find out about his tough childhood, his days as a wild playboy in Hollywood, his drug addiction, his many marriages and...

      Was: $65.00
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      Audition: A Memoir.

      The fascinating story of the TV journalist known across the world for her 40 years of interviews with heads of state, world leaders, movie-stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures and celebrities of all kinds. She writes of both her public and...

      Was: $49.95
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      Backing Into Forward: A Memoir.

      Feiffer, the gifted humourist and cartoonist, tells the story of his life. It brims with wry punchlines and pithy social and political commentary. 'Édark and charming, touching and barbed and crackling with wit. An important book by a critical artist...

      Was: $49.95
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      Being Armani: A Biography.

      Giorgio Armani is one of the world's best-known fashion designers for both men and women. He was a shy boy from the provinces, and began to study medicine. He decided to try something else and found a job as a window-dresser in a department store. Until...

      Was: $52.95
      Now: $5.00
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      Being Elvis.

      What was it like to be Elvis Presley? What did it feel like when impossible fame made him its prisoner? As the world's first rock star there was no one to tell him what to expect, no one with whom he could share the burden of being himself - of being...

      Was: $44.95
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      Between The Lines: My Story Uncut.

      A roller coaster of an autobiography from the Eighties Neighbours heart-throb. Incredibly frank and unflinching, he tells of his difficulty handing the early fame, his life threatening drug habit, his relationships and the media storm around his...

      Was: $29.95
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      Brief Lives: Leo Tolstoy.

      Briggs is an acclaimed Russian scholar and translator of War and Peace. He gives fresh insight into this fierce, passionate literary figure who was born into a very privileged life, who became a soldier, and who fathered 13 children. A good introduction...

      Was: $21.99
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      Brushing the Tip of Fame.

      In the same year Toni Collette won an AFI Best Actress award for Muriel's Wedding, Nicholas Hope won the Best Actor award for a very different film, Bad Boy Bubby (one of our Ashley's favourite films). The latter evaded blockbuster status and became a...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $5.00
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      Chaplin: A Life.

      The incomparable Charlie Chaplin is said to be the greatest cinematic comedian of all time. He began his career in England, but it was America that made him with its young, enthusiastic movie industry. By the time he was 28 Chaplin was a millionaire and...

      Was: $39.95
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      Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life.

      An engrossing and intelligent biography of the actor who was born in London and who became one of Hollywood's most recognisable figures. Ackroyd explores the man behind the moustache, his often controversial life, his classic films, and his eventual...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $19.95
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      Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land.

      Ramzi, as an eight-year-old Palestinian refugee, threw stones at Israeli soldiers. A photographer caught the 1988 incident, and Ramzi became famous. Seven years later, he picked up a viola, suggested for his large hands. Over time, Ramzi used his fame as...

      Was: $60.00
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      Coffee with Marilyn.

      A dramatised biography of Marilyn Monroe which invites readers to sit down with her over a coffee and hear her own views on love, sex, films, fame, the life of the body and the life of the mind. Publisher Description The most illustrious men and women...

      Was: $21.95
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      By 1982 Francis Ford Coppola had won five Academy Awards, but at the same time he was over $20 million in debt following the disastrous failure of ÔOne from the Heart'. Based on three years of research and exclusive interviews with the subject, Cowie...

      Was: $39.99
      Now: $12.95
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      Daniel Day-Lewis: The Biography.

      Publisher Description Regarded by many as the finest actor of his generation, Daniel Day- Lewis has become one of Hollywood's most bankable stars. His diverse performances in roles such as cerebral palsy sufferer Christy Brown and Butcher Bill in Gangs...

      Was: $59.95
      Now: $12.95
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      David Hockney: The Biography 1937-1975: A Rake's Progress.

      Explores the fascinating world of one of Britain's best-loved and most controversial artists, who knew, by age 10 that that was what he wanted to be. He studied at the Bradford Art College and the Royal College of Art in London. During the swinging...

      Was: $70.00
      Now: $19.95
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      Derek Jarman.

      Explores the life of the European filmmaker who also designed sets for ballet and opera, was a painter, writer, inspired gardener and fearless campaigner for social causes including gay rights. The revealing picture begins with his troubled childhood,...

      Was: $32.95
      Now: $5.00
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      Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years.

      He began these diaries when he was newly married and struggling to make a name for himself in the world of television. When Monty Python formed as a group it began to enjoy cult status, and their popularity was enormous. He relates the stormy ebb and...

      Was: $44.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Egyptian Exotica: A Memoir of Dancing Naked.

      Egyptian-born, Rania writes of growing up in the Middle East where she became estranged from her father and had a troubled relationship with her mother. She became a professional dancer in strip clubs in San Francisco and New Orleans and tells us about...

      Was: $22.95
      Now: $5.95
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      Enchantress of Nations: Pauline Viardot: Soprano, Muse and Lover.

      Pauline Viardot is hardly known today. But during her heyday in the 19th century she was called 'the most brilliant star of our time' by Liszt, Dickens was reduced to tears by her singing, she had a 40-year love affair with Ivan Turgenev and a stormy...

      Was: $50.00
      Now: $14.95