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  • Get Sh*t Done!

    Get Sh*t Done!
    Niall Harbison

    Paperback · 26 Jun 2014 · €14.20
    Our Price: €10.99

    Do you start every day with a 'to do' list? Every year with new resolutions? Do you fantasise about winning the lottery, travelling the world or retiring at forty? This title includes 'life hacks' that can help you escape the nine-to-five, overcome your limitations and make the things you dream about actually happen.

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou

    Paperback · 26 Jan 1984 · €12.80

    * One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling six-volume autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with the publication of Celebrations

  • Hanns and Rudolf

    Hanns and Rudolf
    Thomas Harding

    Paperback · 01 May 2014 · €11.35
    Our Price: €8.99

    Hanns Alexander was the son of a prosperous German family who fled Berlin for London in the 1930s. Rudolf Hoss was a farmer and soldier who became the Kommandant of Auschwitz Concentration Camp and oversaw the deaths of over a million men, women and children.

  • The Loneliest Boy in the World

    The Loneliest Boy in the World
    Gearoid Cheaist O Cathain

    Paperback · 15 May 2014 · €12.99

    Gearoid Cheaist O Cathain was the last child brought up on the Blasket Islands off Ireland's southwest coast. His childhood was unique, as he was the only child on the island, the nearest in age being his uncle who was thirty years older. A 1951 newspaper article described him as 'The Loneliest Boy in the World - he has only seagulls as playmates.'

  • Empress Dowager Cixi

    Empress Dowager Cixi
    Jung Chang

    Paperback · 03 Jul 2014 · €14.20
    Our Price: €10.99

    Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern age.

  • Empty Mansions

    Empty Mansions
    Bill Dedman

    Paperback · 03 Jul 2014 · €24.10
    Our Price: €18.99

    In the tradition of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, an extraordinary Dickensian story of wealth and eccentricity.

  • Levels of Life

    Levels of Life
    Julian Barnes

    Paperback · 03 Apr 2014 · €11.35

    Gives us Nadar, the pioneer balloonist and aerial photographer; gives us Colonel Fred Burnaby, reluctant adorer of the extravagant Sarah Bernhardt; then, finally, it gives us the story of author's own grief, unflinchingly observed.

  • Sworn to Silence

    Sworn to Silence
    Brendan Boland

    Paperback · 17 Jul 2014 · €11.99

    Sworn to Silence is the story of one boy's quiet determination to stop wrongdoing. It is a story which the Irish Catholic church kept secret for almost four decades. This compelling and important book will present a candid and often moving first-hand account of events by Brendan Boland.

  • The Race to Truth

    The Race to Truth
    Emma O Reilly

    Paperback · 03 Jul 2014 · €18.50
    Our Price: €14.99

    When Emma O'Reilly joined the US Postal cycling team in 1996, she could have had no idea how she would become a central figure in the biggest doping scandal in sporting history. Yet when Lance Armstrong, starting his comeback from cancer, signed for US Postal, it was Emma, the only woman on the team, who became his personal soigneur.

  • Hard Choices

    Hard Choices
    Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Hardback · 10 Jun 2014 · €28.40
    Our Price: €19.99

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State

  • Rough Ride

    Rough Ride
    Paul Kimmage

    Paperback · 07 Jun 2007 · €12.80

    Paul Kimmage's boyhood dreams were of cycling glory: cycling the Tour de France, and of becoming a national hero. He knew it wouldn't come easy. In 1986, he turned professional. That's when he discovered it wasn't about how much you wanted to win, it was about drugs. Here, he talks about the issue of drugs in sport.

  • I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Paperback · 05 Sep 2013 · €12.80
    Our Price: €9.99

    A memoir of Zlatan Ibrahimovich, one of the world's most gifted and controversial footballers. It tells the story of how a Swedish outsider rose from poverty to become a football genius.