Out of the Frying Pan: Scenes from My Life.
A balanced account of Britten's intense, yet wholesome and good, friendships with adolesce...
William and Kate: A Royal Love Story.
Tells the full story of the romance that took place amid the scandals, power struggles, tr...
Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song.
Adventures of a Suburban Boy.
A wonderfully descriptive memoir by the acclaimed British film director. Who can forget th...
My Father's Keeper.
I Am What I Ate and I'm Frightened: And Other Digressions from the Doctor of Comedy.
Lincoln the Inventor.
Explains the background of Lincoln's invention of a device to buoy vessels over shoals and...
Profiles former peanut farmer, Georgia Governor and United States president Jimmy Carter, ...
Churchill and Company: Allies and Rivals in War and Peace.
Portrays the essence of Churchill's character and aspects of him as an artist, writer and ...
Cheney: A Revealing Portrait of America's Most Powerful Vice President.
Even After All This Time.
Obama: From Promise to Power.
Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life.
An engrossing and intelligent biography of the actor who was born in London and who became...
Isaac Newton: Brief Lives.
Ackroyd is brilliant at telling the story of this English genius ‘…he has a fine eye for t...
A short biography which charts the life and career of the author of what is often called t...
274 Things You Should Know About Churchill.
Reveals many little-known facts, about this eminent man and his awe-inspiring life. It aff...
Timebends: A Life.
A wise and witty and funny and brave autobiography in which he recalls his childhood in Ha...
George Washington: Gentleman Warrior.
We tend to think of George Washington as a patriotic plantation owner and dignified politi...
Her fame has never faded, and her story continues to intrigue. In her public life she was ...
Eudora Welty: A Biography.
An authoritative and affectionate biography which shows Welty to be not a 'sequestered spi...
Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions.
A concise look at Victoria’s complicated and psychologically fascinating personality and c...
The Kremlin's Geordie Spy: The Man They Swapped for Gary Powers.
William Fisher was a Grammar school educated boy born in Newcastle upon Tyne and the son o...
Casa Nostra: A Home in Sicily.
Manzo, Caroline Seller.