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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The English Opium Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey.

Morrison, Robert.

Thomas de Quincey (1785-1859) wrote Confessions of an English Opium Eater

, the first...

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Theodor Seuss Geisel.

Pease, Donald E.

Dr Seuss's infectious rhymes, fanciful creatures, and roundabout plots not only changed th...

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Coco Chanel.

Simon, Linda.

You immediately think of her signature scent of No. 5 and the sophisticated glamour of a l...

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Osama Bin Laden.

Scheuer, Michael.

The author was chief of the CIA's bin Laden unit from 1996 to 1999 and remained a countert...

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Outrageous Fortune.

Maslen-Jones, Bob.

The story of the author's call to arms and his development from young, ambitious army offi...

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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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Lentil As Anything: Everybody Deserves a Place at the Table.

Fernando, Shanaka and Hill, Greg.

The author is the founder of the Lentil As Anything

community restaurants in Melbour...

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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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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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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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Breakout.

Robinson, Doug.

This is the story of Australia's most determined prison escapee. He escaped over walls, he...

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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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Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva.

Sullivan, Rosemary.

Stalin's only daughter lost everyone she loved in her youth - her mother, two brothers, au...

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