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Inspiring, heart-wrenching accounts and memoirs of famous people, events, true crimes, and even animals, from both past and present.
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The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships

Condition: Well Read

S$8.90

If you've ever been bewildered by love and desire, Neil Strauss's "The Truth" might resonate with you. It's bold, refreshingly honest, and takes you on a personal expedition where sex, love, and self-scrutiny collide. Strauss's narrative offers a raw look at his own experiences from playboy to partner, which could potentially shift your perspective on relationships. This could be the mirror you need to understand your own love life.

The Road of Lost Innocence

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This book would be a good read for someone interested in understanding the heartbreaking reality of the sex trafficking industry and the immense strength of survivors. Somaly Mam's powerful story takes you through her traumatic childhood and the horrors she endured, but it also showcases her resilience and determination to create change. This book will leave you inspired to take action and support organizations like AFESIP in their fight against human trafficking.
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How To Be A Footballer

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This book is a must-read for football enthusiasts who want an entertaining and honest take on the sport. Peter Crouch's witty storytelling provides an inside look at the highs and lows, the glitz and glamour, and the gritty reality of a professional footballer's life. Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of anecdotes, hilarious stories, and valuable insights that will make you laugh out loud and appreciate the game even more. So, lace up your boots and dive into this hilarious and insightful memoir!
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Neymar: From the Playground to the Pitch

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This book is a must-read for any football enthusiast or Neymar fan who wants to go beyond the headlines and truly understand the journey of Brazil's football prodigy. Through captivating storytelling and behind-the-scenes details, Matt Oldfield brings to life Neymar's rise from the playground to becoming one of the world's most talented footballers. Get ready to experience the joy, the pressure, and the determination that shaped Neymar's remarkable career.
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Profile in Courage

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Recommendation: - If you're searching for a book that showcases the courage and integrity of political figures, then "Profile in Courage" is a must-read. This Pulitzer Prize-winning book shares the awe-inspiring stories of eight United States Senators who faced immense opposition but stayed true to their principles. With timeless lessons and a powerful reminder of the strength of the human spirit, this book will leave you feeling hopeful and motivated to make a difference in the world.

Legacy

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If you're looking to up your game in leadership or just crave a fresh perspective on success, 'Legacy' is your playbook. Kerr doesn't just recount the glory of the All Blacks; he distills their disciplined approaches and team ethics into actionable strategies. Whether you're leading a team on the field, in the boardroom, or at a startup, there's wisdom here to elevate your leadership style and leave a lasting mark.
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Seriously...I'm Kidding

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This book is a delightful and refreshing read that offers a unique insight into the life of Ellen DeGeneres. Filled with her signature wit and wisdom, Seriously...I'm Kidding explores various topics, from everyday experiences to deeper thoughts, in a light-hearted and entertaining way. Whether you're an avid fan or new to Ellen's charm, this book will leave you smiling and inspired to embrace life with humor and authenticity.
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Chinese Cinderella : The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

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Chinese Cinderella would be a great read for anyone looking for a story of triumph over adversity. Adeline Yen Mah's descriptive writing style makes it easy to imagine the setting and characters. The unique and distinctive feature of the book is the insight it gives into Chinese culture and family dynamics. Readers will be inspired by the young protagonist's perseverance despite the cruelty she faces.

Shit My Dad Says

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If you enjoy a good laugh intermingled with some real, down-to-earth wisdom, "Shit My Dad Says" is a delightfully unfiltered peek into the dynamism of a father-son relationship. The way Justin Halpern captures his father's unapologetically blunt life advice is not just laugh-out-loud funny, it's profoundly genuine—a rare combination that makes for an incredibly compelling read.
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Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte

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This book is a must-read for WWE fans and anyone interested in the behind-the-scenes world of professional wrestling. Ric Flair and Charlotte, a famous father-daughter duo, provide a candid and honest account of their lives in and out of the ring. From Ric Flair's legendary career and personal struggles to Charlotte's journey to becoming the inaugural WWE Women's Champion, their stories are filled with triumphs, challenges, and the undeniable passion for sports entertainment. Get ready to be inspired by their resilience and determination that prove greatness is truly second nature to them.

Letters to a Young Muslim

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"Letters to a Young Muslim" could be an eye-opener for you if you're eager to delve into the complexities confronting modern Muslims, especially in the context of extremism and cultural integration. Omar Saif Ghobash's approach is both diplomatic and paternal, offering a unique perspective that's accessible and thought-provoking. It's not just a father's advice to his sons, but a candid exploration of what it means to be a Muslim today, making it a valuable read for anyone interested in understanding these challenges.
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The City Of Falling Angels

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The City of Falling Angels captures the true essence of Venice, including its hidden personality, dark side and scandalous stories that are usually overshadowed by its grandeur. Berendt's storytelling ability and journalistic flair weaves a tale that is both humorous and insightful, making it the perfect read for those interested in unearthing a different side of Venice.
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Delivering Happiness : A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose

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Delivering Happiness is an insightful and inspirational book that explores the importance of company culture, employee satisfaction, and customer service in achieving success. Tony Hsieh shares his personal experiences and lessons learned from his entrepreneurial journey, while providing tips on how to create and maintain a strong company culture. If you're looking for a book that can help you create a more fulfilling and happier work environment, Delivering Happiness is a must-read.

The Creative Habit : Learn it and Use I for Life

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If you've ever felt like creativity is just out of reach, Twyla Tharp's "The Creative Habit" is poised to be your guidebook to embracing it at a whole new level. The book doesn't just theorize but provides practical exercises to weave creativity into the fabric of your everyday life. Think of it as having a mentor who walks you through the fear of the blank page to a place where you're in constant conversation with your muse—no matter your profession or passion.
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Word by Word : The Secret Life of Dictionaries

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This book is a delightful exploration of the fascinating world of lexicography, revealing the intricate process of how dictionaries are made. With sharp wit and irreverence, Kory Stamper takes readers on a journey through the complexities of defining words and the ever-changing nature of language. Through amusing anecdotes and surprising revelations, Word by Word brings to life the quirky individuals and rich history behind the dictionaries we often take for granted. A must-read for anyone who loves words and wants to unravel the secrets of the English language.
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Rather His Own Man

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This book is a must-read for anyone interested in Geoffrey Robertson's fascinating life and career. With candid stories about his personal life and professional achievements, readers will be hooked from beginning to end. Robertson's work on prominent cases, such as those involving Assange and Snowden, offers unique insights into the inner workings of different regimes around the world. Despite the serious subject matter, Robertson's witty and engaging writing style keeps the book entertaining and enjoyable.
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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

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If you're intrigued by the human psyche and its struggles, "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" could resonate deeply with you. It showcases a profound journey through addiction during an era where such experiences were rarely spoken about openly. The raw intellect and expressive language will transport you to De Quincey's complex world. It's not just a window into the past, but also a timeless reflection on dependency and survival.

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

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This book is a must-read for anyone interested in global politics and corruption. John Perkins uses his experience as an Economic Hit Man to shed light on the dark side of American foreign policy and the ways in which corporations and governments work together for their own benefit. His bold solutions and passionate call to action will inspire and motivate readers to work towards positive change in the world.
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How to Be a Bawse : A Guide to Conquering Life

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How to Be a Bawse by Lilly Singh is a must-read for those looking to gain confidence and take control of their lives. With hilarious anecdotes and practical advice, this book encourages readers to fight for their goals and work hard to achieve success. Lilly's bold voice and unique perspective make for an inspiring read that leaves you feeling empowered to conquer anything that comes your way.
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Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother : Stories of Loss and Love

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This book is a poignant collection of stories that shines a light on the heart-wrenching experiences of Chinese mothers who were forced to give up their daughters for adoption. Through Xinran's personal narratives, readers will be immersed in the raw emotions and difficult decisions these women faced. This book is an important testament to the resilience, love, and sacrifice of these mothers, leaving readers with a profound understanding of their experiences and a renewed appreciation for the enduring bond of motherhood.

The Google Story

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Imagine diving into the story of a global phenomenon that has become a staple in our daily lives. 'The Google Story' is not only a window into the birth of a tech giant, but it also gives you an exclusive peek behind the scenes of its explosive growth, all while wrestling with the complexities of maintaining a core ethical philosophy in a dynamic industry. If you're intrigued by the mechanics of the internet and the stories behind the scenes, this book will feed your curiosity and perhaps even inspire you about the power of innovation.
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Life

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This book is a must-read for any Rolling Stones fan or anyone interested in the true stories of rock legends. Keith Richards' honesty and fearlessness throughout the book is captivating. From the band's first fame to the notorious drug busts and even his own relationships and personal struggles, Richards doesn't hold back in sharing the ups and downs of his life. This autobiography is a journey through the history of rock and roll and Keith Richards' life in the crossfire hurricane of it all.

The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington

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"The Moaning of Life" is perfect for anyone who wants to travel the world and broaden their horizons while simultaneously having a good laugh. Karl Pilkington's unique perspective and humorous observations will keep readers thoroughly entertained throughout the book. His willingness to embrace new experiences, no matter how unconventional, will leave readers feeling inspired to approach life with a similarly open mind.
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Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

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Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang is a hilarious collection of personal essays that will have readers laughing out loud. Chelsea Handler fearlessly shares embarrassing childhood stories and her struggles with her Mormon sister with her trademark biting wit and off-kilter humor. If you're looking for a fun and irreverent read that doesn't shy away from the absurdity of life, this book is definitely worth checking out.

Ghost in the Wires : My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker

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"Ghost in the Wires" isn't just a tale, it's an immersion into the life of a notorious hacker, Kevin Mitnick. The raw energy of Mitnick's escapades—delving into corporate giants' guarded vaults—ensures this memoir reads like a cyber heist. It's your front-row ticket to the mind of a hacker, where skill outpaces greed. If you're intrigued by the interplay of technology and psychology, or just love a good cat-and-mouse chase, this book will hook you until the last page.
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America Is In The Heart: A Personal History

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If you're looking for a deeply personal narrative that speaks to the immigrant experience, "America Is In The Heart" could resonate with you. Carlos Bulosan's account is both haunting and affirming, laying bare the trials faced by Filipino laborers in early 20th-century America. It's an essential piece of literature for understanding the complexities of the American dream and the resilience of the human spirit.
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Joe Biden - Our 46Th President

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Recommendation: This biography captures the inspiring journey of Joe Biden, from his challenging childhood to becoming the 46th President of the United States. It portrays his resilience in the face of adversity, from overcoming a stutter to navigating personal tragedies. Joe Biden's unwavering commitment to public service and his close-knit family are showcased, making this book a must-read for those seeking inspiration and insight into the life of a remarkable leader.
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Yes Please

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Yes Please could be a good read for those who are fans of Amy Poehler's comedic work and are looking for a personal and honest insight into her life. This book is not just a traditional memoir, but also includes poems, lists, and mantras. It contains witty insights on various topics ranging from career advice to personal struggles, guaranteed to make readers laugh and feel motivated.
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Shoe Dog : A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

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If you're intrigued by big brand origins or entrepreneurship, "Shoe Dog" is a must-read. Phil Knight shares a raw and genuine account of building Nike from the ground up. It's the personal side of a global success story, complete with trials, tribulations, and triumphs that can inspire and inform anyone dreaming of starting their own venture.
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The Undoing Project : A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

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This book could be a good read for someone who is curious about how the human mind works and wants to delve into the world of decision-making. Michael Lewis vividly recounts the groundbreaking work of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, whose collaboration in the field of behavioral economics reshaped our understanding of reality. Through their extraordinary lives and research, this book offers a captivating exploration of the power of intuition, the limitations of human judgment, and the potential of algorithms to shape our lives. Get ready to have your mind blown and gain new insights into the workings of your own mind.