Biography

Picture of Cezanne: A Life.

Cezanne: A Life.

Danchev, Alex.

A huge book and a major work of scholarship, it is described as 'the best account to date ...

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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 Books They Gave Me: True Stories of Life, Love, and Lit.

Adams, Jen.

The author says she is 'never without a book in her bag, and four more in progress on my n...

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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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Marilyn Monroe.

Morgan, Michelle.

Her fame has never faded, and her story continues to intrigue. In her public life she was ...

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

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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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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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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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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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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Picture of Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916.

Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916.

De Courcy, Anne.

The author admits to an intense fascination with Margot Asquith - her originality, wit, ch...

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Picture of My History: A Memoir of Growing Up.

My History: A Memoir of Growing Up.

Fraser, Antonia.

Acclaimed author Dame Antonia Fraser describes her English childhood and youth. She was An...

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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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David Jason: My Life.

Jason, David.

Sir David Jason is one of Britain's best-loved actors, with a wonderful talent for making ...

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Gandhi: A Political and Spiritual Life.

Tidrick, Kathryn.

This major new interpretation explains where his ideas came from, and their expression in ...

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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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Adventures of a British Master Spy: The Memoirs of Sidney Reilly.

Reilly, Sidney.

Reilly's story is truly intriguing. The first half is Reilly's own account of his operatio...

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Picture of The Last Victorians: A Daring Reassessment of Four Twentieth Century Eccentrics: Sir William Joynson-Hicks; Dean Inge; Lord Reith and Sir Arthur Bryant.

The Last Victorians: A Daring Reassessment of Four Twentieth Century Eccentrics: Sir William Joynson-Hicks; Dean Inge; Lord Reith and Sir Arthur Bryant.

Robinson, W. Sydney.

These tales are well researched: a daring group of biographies about the 'Puritan Home Sec...

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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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