Biography

Picture of Isaac Newton: Brief Lives.

Isaac Newton: Brief Lives.

Ackroyd, Peter.

Ackroyd is brilliant at telling the story of this English genius ‘…he has a fine eye for t...

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Wilkie Collins.

Ackroyd, Peter.

A short biography which charts the life and career of the author of what is often called t...

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Picture of Gandhi: The True Man Behind Modern India.

Gandhi: The True Man Behind Modern India.

Adams, Jad.

He had incredible drive, was a major political leader and pioneered the use of non-violent...

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Picture of The Best Hated Man in Australia: The Life and Death of Percy Brookfield 1875-1921.

The Best Hated Man in Australia: The Life and Death of Percy Brookfield 1875-1921.

Adams, Paul Robert.

Adams analyses the brief but turbulent career of Percy Brookfield in trade unionism and ra...

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Picture of The Narrative of Robert Adams, A Barbary Captive: A Critical Edition.

The Narrative of Robert Adams, A Barbary Captive: A Critical Edition.

Adams, Robert.

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Even After All This Time.

Afschineh, Latifi.

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Heroes and Contemporaries.

Aitken, Jonathan.

Aitken spent 23 years in the House of Commons and Cabinet, and became close to some of the...

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Picture of Salinger: A Biography.

Salinger: A Biography.

Alexander, Paul.

The great writer lived much of his life as a recluse in a small New Hampshire town. This p...

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Picture of Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The Authorized Biography of Desmond Tutu.

Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The Authorized Biography of Desmond Tutu.

Allen, John.

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Picture of HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton.

HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton.

Allen, Jonathan and Parnes, Amie.

Combines well-researched, in-depth reporting and West Wing

-like storytelling to reve...

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Picture of Idea Man: A Memoir by the Co-Founder of Microsoft.

Idea Man: A Memoir by the Co-Founder of Microsoft.

Allen, Paul.

Paul Allen and Bill Gates were two young mavericks who turned technology on its head. Thei...

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Picture of Candyfreak: Confessions of a Chocoholic.

Candyfreak: Confessions of a Chocoholic.

Almond, Steve.

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Liberace.

Alston, Isabella.

A small-format, highly illustrated biography of the flamboyant piano player who began in t...

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Picture of Chimes from a Wooden Bell: A Hundred Years in the Life of a Euro-Armenian Family.

Chimes from a Wooden Bell: A Hundred Years in the Life of a Euro-Armenian Family.

Altounyan, Taqui.

The author was the daughter of Dora Collingwood and Ernest Altounyan, a doctor raised in E...

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Picture of Godfather of the Revolution: The Life of Philippe Egalite, Duc d'Orleans.

Godfather of the Revolution: The Life of Philippe Egalite, Duc d'Orleans.

Ambrose, Tom.

Louis Philippe Joseph was the fifth Duc D'Orléans. He was a notorious radical and libertin...

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Picture of These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie.

These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie.

Andersen, Christopher.

It's no wonder that we are still fascinated with them. They were impossibly attractive, ou...

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Picture of William and Kate: A Royal Love Story.

William and Kate: A Royal Love Story.

Andersen, Christopher.

Tells the full story of the romance that took place amid the scandals, power struggles, tr...

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Picture of The Unlikely Hero: George Scott Robertson.

The Unlikely Hero: George Scott Robertson.

Anderson, Dorothy.

Though born in London his parents and forebears were Orcadian from whom he inherited indep...

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Babylon's Ark.

Anthony, Lawrence and Spence, Graham.

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Picture of Dickens and Massachusetts: The Lasting Legacy of the Commonwealth Visits.

Dickens and Massachusetts: The Lasting Legacy of the Commonwealth Visits.

Archibald, Diana C. and Brattin Joel J. (eds.).

Although Charles Dickens saw a lot he disliked in America, he enjoyed both his visits (25 ...

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Picture of I am Fifteen and I Do Not Want to Die: The True Story of a Young Woman's Wartime Survival.

I am Fifteen and I Do Not Want to Die: The True Story of a Young Woman's Wartime Survival.

Arnothy, Christine.

In 1945 she was 15 and hid in a cellar with her family during the siege of Budapest. There...

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Last Post.

Arthur, Max.

The author found and interviewed the last 21 British veterans of the First World War. Thei...

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Picture of Brief Lives: Geoffrey Chaucer.

Brief Lives: Geoffrey Chaucer.

Ashton, Gail.

The biographical details of Chaucer’s life in 14th century England are scarce. Ashton exam...

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Picture of Very Interesting People: George Eliot.

Very Interesting People: George Eliot.

Ashton, Rosemary.

A bite-sized biography that brings into focus the unusual qualities George Eliot possessed...

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