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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Picture of The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero.

The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero.

Baden, Joel.

Considering David is one of the most famous Biblical characters, it is remarkable how litt...

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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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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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Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down.

Baldwin, Rosecrans.

He had always dreamed of living in Paris and doing French things with French people. He to...

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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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Picture of The One: The Life and Music Of James Brown.

The One: The Life and Music Of James Brown.

Smith, R.J.

James Brown 'The Godfather of Soul' was 'an entrepreneur, a civil rights activist and the ...

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Picture of I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford.

I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford.

Snow, Richard.

Henry Ford was brilliant, difficult and a bit strange. This story weaves together Ford's r...

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Picture of David Hockney: The Biography 1937-1975: A Rake's Progress.

David Hockney: The Biography 1937-1975: A Rake's Progress.

Sykes, Christopher Simon.

Explores the fascinating world of one of Britain's best-loved and most controversial artis...

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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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The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story: Life, Countdown and Everything in Between.

Meldrum, Ian.

Ian 'Molly' Meldrum has been the single most important person in the Australian pop indust...

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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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The World from Down Under: A Chat with Recent History.

Negus, George.

The respected Aussie journalist has travelled the world, meeting and interviewing extraord...

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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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Picture of Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine: An Autobiography.

Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine: An Autobiography.

Smith, Huston and Paine, Jeffrey.

Smith is a revered and widely-known teacher of world religions. He has written many books ...

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