Biography

Picture of In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary.

In Pursuit of the English: A Documentary.

Lessing, Doris.

Her essay penetrates the nature of the ordinary working-class Londoner. Shrewd and unsenti...

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Picture of Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson.

Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson.

Schewe, Phillip F.

Dyson is regarded as one of the most important scientists in the world. This entertaining ...

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Washington: Lessons in Leadership.

Carbone, Gerald M.

A brisk and insightful biography which focuses on Washington's military experiences, judge...

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Picture of Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist.

Cosmic Anger: Abdus Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Scientist.

Fraser, Gordon.

A biography of an extraordinary man, the physicist Abdus Salam who was born in the Punjab,...

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Picture of The King's Mistress: The True and Scandalous Story of the Woman Who Stole the Heart of George I.

The King's Mistress: The True and Scandalous Story of the Woman Who Stole the Heart of George I.

Gold, Claudia.

Her name was Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenberg. The English nickname for her was 'the...

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Picture of The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Other Curious Objects.

The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Other Curious Objects.

Tingey, John.

Willie Reginald Bray died early aged 60. He had a zest for life, a great sense of humour a...

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Grant.

Mosier, John.

A title in the 'Great Generals' series it is a concise portrait of the General whose strat...

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Picture of Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes from Cleopatra to Camus.

Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes from Cleopatra to Camus.

Murphy, Kelly and Fryd, Hallie.

They have made a descriptive list of the '50 hottest historical figures of all time.' Each...

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Picture of American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath.

American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath.

Rollyson, Carl.

This new biography of Plath '…shows her as a powerful figure who embraced both high and lo...

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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 Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby.

Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby.

Brittain, Vera.

A portrait of the remarkable friendship between Vera Brittain and the writer and reformer ...

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Picture of The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War.

The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War.

Butcher, Tim.

Tells the story of Gavrilo Princip the young man who changed the world forever when he dre...

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Picture of Island Wife: Living on the Edge of the Wild.

Island Wife: Living on the Edge of the Wild.

Fairbairns, Judy.

She married her Wild Pioneer at 19 and he whisked her off to an adventurous marriage of 40...

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Picture of The Butler: A Witness to History.

The Butler: A Witness to History.

Haygood, Wil.

His life inspired a major motion picture. Eugene Allen was a butler who served eight presi...

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Picture of The Churchills: A Family Portrait.

The Churchills: A Family Portrait.

Lee, Celia and John.

The book focuses on Lord Randolph Churchill, his American wife Jennie and their sons Winst...

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Picture of Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: From Grantham to the Falklands.

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: From Grantham to the Falklands.

Moore, Charles.

This definitive biography of one of history’s most controversial and remarkable stateswome...

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Picture of We Hope To Get Word Tomorrow: The Letters of James Louis ('J.L.') Garvin, his wife Christina and their Son Roland Gerard ('Ged') 1914-1916.

We Hope To Get Word Tomorrow: The Letters of James Louis ('J.L.') Garvin, his wife Christina and their Son Roland Gerard ('Ged') 1914-1916.

Pottle, Mark and Ledingham, John G.G. (eds.).

These poignant letters follow the fortunes and fate of a young subaltern on the Western Fr...

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Picture of Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Early Years.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: The Early Years.

Stavans, Ilan.

Explains how Márquez, 'a middle-class costeño

from Colombia's Caribbean coast, a law...

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