Biography

Picture of Liberace.

Liberace.

Alston, Isabella.

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

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Picture of Cleopatra: A Life.

Cleopatra: A Life.

Schiff, Stacy.

Schiff returns to classical sources to separate fact from fiction and reconstruct Cleopatr...

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Picture of House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family.

House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family.

Fisher, Paul.

These individuals were nurtured, inspired and damaged by their mercurial father, setting t...

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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 Mr. Churchill's Profession: Statesman, Orator, Writer.

Mr. Churchill's Profession: Statesman, Orator, Writer.

Clarke, Peter.

Part 1 provides biographical chapters on Churchill's early life. By the time he had reache...

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Picture of Body of Truth: D.H. Lawrence: The Nomadic Years 1919-1930.

Body of Truth: D.H. Lawrence: The Nomadic Years 1919-1930.

Callow, Philip.

A poignant and revealing story of the artist at the close of his life. He was a quintessen...

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Picture of A Genius for Money: Business, Art and the Morrisons.

A Genius for Money: Business, Art and the Morrisons.

Dakers, Caroline.

James Morrison was one of the least-known but most extraordinary of 19th-century merchant ...

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Picture of Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman.

Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman.

Donald, Aida D.

Truman was an unlikely, accidental president. He came from poor farming stock and joined t...

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Picture of One Leg Too Few: The Adventures of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.

One Leg Too Few: The Adventures of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.

Cook, William.

The story of the extraordinary partnership and friendship of the pair who created the comi...

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Picture of A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II.

A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth II.

Paterson, Michael.

Her life, of course, has been exhaustively documented, but this look at her life 'behind t...

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Picture of Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity.

Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity.

Fara, Patricia.

Dr Darwin was a Midlands physician, a poet, and Enlightenment thinker, a botanist, an inve...

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Picture of 'Swampy': Tall Tales and True From Boyhood and Beyond.

'Swampy': Tall Tales and True From Boyhood and Beyond.

Marsh, Bill.

In this collection of stories Bill Marsh takes us from his childhood in a small outback to...

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Picture of Graham Greene: A Life in Letters.

Graham Greene: A Life in Letters.

Greene, Richard (ed.).

His letters reveal a life consumed by political fights and turbulent romantic relationship...

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Picture of Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel: A Nine-Hundred-Year-Old Story Retold.

Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel: A Nine-Hundred-Year-Old Story Retold.

Guy, John.

A meticulously researched, revisionist biography of a middle-class man who rose against al...

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Picture of Dangerous Ambition: Dorothy Thompson and Rebecca West: New Women in Search of Love and Power.

Dangerous Ambition: Dorothy Thompson and Rebecca West: New Women in Search of Love and Power.

Hertog, Susan.

These two smart, self-made women, friends for more than 40 years achieved unprecedented fa...

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Picture of Such Things Happen: The Life of a Typographer.

Such Things Happen: The Life of a Typographer.

Lewis, John.

He tells a terrific story about his life as an illustrator, wartime camofleur, typographer...

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Picture of A Widow's Story.

A Widow's Story.

Oates, Joyce Carol.

She tells the heart-breaking story of her husband's unexpected death and her consequent un...

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Picture of Philomena: A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search.

Philomena: A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search.

Sixsmith, Martin.

This extraordinary story has been made into a beautiful movie starring Judy Dench who play...

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Picture of Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra.

Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra.

Stothard, Peter.

Sir Peter's captivating memoir was written in Egypt, where he experienced the onset of the...

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