Biography

Picture of The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years.

The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years.

Califano, Joseph A.

An intimate look at political Washington by the man who was LBJ's top domestic policy aide...

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That Mad Louisa.

Handley, Richard.

Most biographies of her son, Henry Lawson, paint Louisa as a domineering, interfering moth...

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Picture of The Best Hated Man in Australia: The Life and Death of Percy Brookfield 1875-1921.

The Best Hated Man in Australia: The Life and Death of Percy Brookfield 1875-1921.

Adams, Paul Robert.

Adams analyses the brief but turbulent career of Percy Brookfield in trade unionism and ra...

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Lived to Tell: A Story of Survival.

Angelou, Raphaela.

When she was 14 she was admitted to a notorious adult psychiatric clinic. There she was be...

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Picture of E. E. Cummings: A Life.

E. E. Cummings: A Life.

Cheever, Susan.

A rich and illuminating biography of the controversial poet. A blissful golden childhood s...

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Picture of Night Thoughts: The Surreal Life of the Poet David Gascoyne.

Night Thoughts: The Surreal Life of the Poet David Gascoyne.

Fraser, Robert.

David Gascoyne (1916-2001) began as a Surrealist poet. He wrote an account of this movemen...

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Mozart.

Johnson, Paul.

Charts the musical genius's life from age three through his childhood as a touring prodigy...

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Welcome to Your New Life.

Goldsworthy, Anna.

The author is a pianist and a perfectionist. Her first pregnancy is tempered with the thou...

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Picture of Not for Turning: The Life of Margaret Thatcher.

Not for Turning: The Life of Margaret Thatcher.

Harris, Robin.

For many years Harris was Margaret Thatcher’s speech writer, close advisor and the draftsm...

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Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape.

Hill, Jenna Miscavige and Pulitzer, Lisa.

Jenna Hill was brought up in the centre of Scientology, and raised to obey. But when she w...

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Picture of Alexander Hamilton: Ambivalent Anglophile.

Alexander Hamilton: Ambivalent Anglophile.

Kaplan, Lawrence S.

Everyone will be wanting to read his biography since the Broadway musical Hamilton

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Picture of John Keats: A New Life.

John Keats: A New Life.

Roe, Nicholas.

Presents a fresh look at the popular romantic poet - restless, pugnacious and sexually adv...

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Picture of The Temporary Bride: A Memoir of Love and Food in Iran.

The Temporary Bride: A Memoir of Love and Food in Iran.

Klinec, Jennifer.

The author left her corporate job to begin a cooking school in her London flat. Her love o...

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Picture of Sergey Prokofiev Diaries: 1907-1914: Prodigious Youth.

Sergey Prokofiev Diaries: 1907-1914: Prodigious Youth.

Prokofiev, Sergey.

He was a compulsive diarist, and he wrote with a sardonic wit. These entries cover his tim...

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Picture of Napoleon and the Rebel: A Story of Brotherhood, Passion, and Power.

Napoleon and the Rebel: A Story of Brotherhood, Passion, and Power.

Simonetta, Marcello and Arikha, Noga.

Younger brother Lucien Bonaparte was a talented politician, antimonarchist, idealist and r...

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Picture of Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life.

Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life.

Weintraub, Stanley.

FDR had an unparralleled public career. At 31 he was '…an uncompromising patrician playboy...

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