Biography

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Last Post.

Arthur, Max.

The author found and interviewed the last 21 British veterans of the First World War. Thei...

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Beaton in the Sixties: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as They Were Written.

Beaton, Cecil.

Here he 'takes a last fling at life'. We read his absorbing doings and reflections on visi...

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Romance Is My Day Job: A Memoir of Finding Love at Last.

Bloom, Patience.

She had her dream job, editing romance novels for the publisher Harlequin. But her life wa...

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Brief Lives: Leo Tolstoy.

Briggs, Anthony.

Briggs is an acclaimed Russian scholar and translator of War and Peace

. He gives fre...

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John Marco Allegro: The Maverick of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Brown, Judith Anne.

The work of John Allegro on the Dead Sea Scrolls led him to challenge the church, the team...

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The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority.

Buchanan, Patrick J.

After he was defeated in the 1960 presidential election by John F. Kennedy, and then defea...

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Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography.

Fleetwood, Mick and Bozza, Anthony.

Fleetwood Mac has been a popular rock band for nearly 50 years. Mick Fleetwood was the dru...

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Picture of Proust's Overcoat: The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust.

Proust's Overcoat: The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust.

Foschini, Lorenza.

A curious and compelling true story which became an international bestseller. Jacques Guér...

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Standing My Ground.

Hayden, Matthew.

Given the parlous state of Australian cricket, this insightful autobiography, by one of ou...

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Picture of Frank McClean: The Godfather of British Naval Aviation.

Frank McClean: The Godfather of British Naval Aviation.

Jarrett, Philip.

With his vast inherited wealth, McClean indulged himself in ballooning, then fixed wing fl...

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Rise and Fall of the Murdoch Empire.

Lisners, John.

When Murdoch won his battle for the'News of the World’ in 1968, few people were aware of t...

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Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensation.

Lycett, Andrew.

A colourful portrait of the witty, friendly, brilliant and sensual man, one of Victorian E...

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Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants.

Maloney, Alison.

The servants of this era strove to ensure that life ran smoothly for their employers. Thei...

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Thornton Wilder: A Life.

Niven, Penelope.

A brilliant biography of the famous writer, it reveals an enigmatic, intensely private man...

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Haig's Medical Officer: The Papers of Colonel Eugene 'Micky' Ryan CMG DSO RAMC.

Ryan, Eugene P (ed.).

Mickey Ryan was Field Marshall Douglas Haig’s long serving doctor and confidant. Theirs wa...

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The Trials of Radclyffe Hall.

Souhami, Diana.

In 1928, Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness

was condemned in court and ordered ...

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