Biography

Picture of The Playboy Princes: The Apprentice Years of Edward VII and Edward VIII.

The Playboy Princes: The Apprentice Years of Edward VII and Edward VIII.

Beer, Peter.

Both these princes had a long wait before they became King. Both endured much parental str...

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Picture of George Washington: Gentleman Warrior.

George Washington: Gentleman Warrior.

Brumwell, Stephen.

We tend to think of George Washington as a patriotic plantation owner and dignified politi...

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Picture of Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions.

Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions.

Dennison, Matthew.

A concise look at Victoria’s complicated and psychologically fascinating personality and c...

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Picture of Letters to Huldah.

Letters to Huldah.

Hellyer, Jill.

Huldah Turner was Jill Hellyer's English teacher at North Sydney Girls' High School and it...

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Picture of Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis.

Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis.

Klaidman, Stephen.

Tells the story of how Sydney and Violet Schiffe, ‘despite their commercial and Jewish ori...

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Picture of Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela.

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela.

Mandela, Nelson.

Mandela has been one of the world’s great moral and political leaders. The story of his li...

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Picture of We All Wore Stars: Memories of Anne Frank from Her Classmates.

We All Wore Stars: Memories of Anne Frank from Her Classmates.

Coster, Theo.

Coster was in Anne Frank's class in 1941, in a segregated Jewish class of 28. His and the ...

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Picture of The Spy Who Changed The World.

The Spy Who Changed The World.

Rossiter, Mike.

Tells the story of Klaus Fuchs, a refugee scientist working for the British at Los Alamos ...

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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 My Salinger Year.

My Salinger Year.

Rakoff, Joanna.

At 23 she had left university with dreams of becoming a poet, and moved to New York. She t...

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Picture of The Man From Coolibah: The Extraordinary Outback Life of a Northern Territory Cattleman.

The Man From Coolibah: The Extraordinary Outback Life of a Northern Territory Cattleman.

Jones, Milton and Knight, James.

Tells the story of a man from the Northern Territory who has made a great success of his l...

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Picture of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power.

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power.

Meacham, Jon.

A wonderful biography which tells the story of this remarkable man against the background ...

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Picture of How to Live to Be 22.

How to Live to Be 22.

Waterhouse, Keith.

Waterhouse was a well known columnist and wrote the novel Billy Liar

and the play

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Picture of Treasures from the Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank's Family.

Treasures from the Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank's Family.

Pressler, Mirjam and Elias, Girty.

Helen Elias, née Frank was Anne Frank's aunt. When she died a vast collection of photos, l...

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Picture of Muckraker: The Scandalous Life and Times of  W. T. Stead: Britain's First Investigative Journalist.

Muckraker: The Scandalous Life and Times of W. T. Stead: Britain's First Investigative Journalist.

Robinson, W. Sydney.

William Thomas Stead was one of the most important journalists of all time, and can be cal...

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Picture of After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival by the Stepsister of Anne Frank.

After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival by the Stepsister of Anne Frank.

Schloss, Eva and Bartlett, Karen.

Eva was 15 years old when she was deported to Auschwitz from Amsterdam. She survived the h...

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Picture of The Surprising Life of Constance Spry.

The Surprising Life of Constance Spry.

Shephard, Sue.

She revolutionized the art of flower arranging and made it an art form. She became famous ...

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