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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Wildflower.

Barrymore, Drew.

She tells her life in stories …stories of adventures, challenges, and incredible experienc...

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Picture of Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham.

Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham.

Bingham, Emily.

She came from a wealthy family in the American South. Her father became Ambassador to Grea...

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

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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The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words.

Day, Barry (ed.).

Day uses Chandler’s own words and weaves them with editorial comment and b/w pictures to c...

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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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Picture of Robin Darwin: Visonary Educator and Painter.

Robin Darwin: Visonary Educator and Painter.

Goodden, Henrietta.

This entertaining biography of the eccentric, famously short-fused descendant of Charles D...

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Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.

Hawking, Jane.

A loving account by Stephen Hawking’s first wife of their marriage. She writes of her form...

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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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Picture of Wilkie Collins: A Life of Sensation.

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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Picture of Peter Arno: The Mad, Mad World of The New Yorker's Greatest Cartoonist.

Peter Arno: The Mad, Mad World of The New Yorker's Greatest Cartoonist.

Maslin, Michael.

Arno’s witty social commentary became synonymous with the magazine. He is one of the selec...

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Picture of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag.

Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag.

Nunez, Sigrid.

She was a young aspiring writer when she first met Sontag. Introduced to Sontag’s son, the...

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

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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