Biography

Picture of Gandhi: The True Man Behind Modern India.

Gandhi: The True Man Behind Modern India.

Adams, Jad.

He had incredible drive, was a major political leader and pioneered the use of non-violent...

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Picture of Mawson A Life.

Mawson A Life.

Ayres, Philip.

His name is strongly associated with the establishment of Australia’s claim to Antarctic t...

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Picture of Going to Sea in a Sieve: The Autobiography.

Going to Sea in a Sieve: The Autobiography.

Baker, Danny.

This memoir was the inspiration for the BBC TV series Cradle to Grave

. He takes us f...

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Picture of Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust: A Jewish Family's Untold Story.

Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust: A Jewish Family's Untold Story.

Boehling, Rebecca L. and Larkey, Uta.

A family's recently discovered correspondence provides the inspiration for this fascinatin...

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Picture of Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes.

Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes.

Bard, Elizabeth.

When a New Yorker fell in love with a handsome Frenchman and moved to a love nest up a spi...

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Picture of 2 Volume Set: Hawke: The Early Years and Hawke: The Prime Minister.

2 Volume Set: Hawke: The Early Years and Hawke: The Prime Minister.

D'Alpuget, Blanche.

The Early Years has been called one of the finest examples of political biography in Austr...

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Picture of Song of the Sea: One Woman's Journey through Love and Loss to Find Her Voice with The Fishwives Choir.

Song of the Sea: One Woman's Journey through Love and Loss to Find Her Voice with The Fishwives Choir.

Dolby, Jane.

She married a fisherman in her home town. When her husband was lost at sea she struggled w...

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Picture of Stalin's Romeo Spy: The Remarkable Rise and Fall of the KGB's Most Daring Operative: The True Life of Dmitri Bystrolyotov .

Stalin's Romeo Spy: The Remarkable Rise and Fall of the KGB's Most Daring Operative: The True Life of Dmitri Bystrolyotov .

Draitser, Emil.

The Times Literary Supplement said: 'A larger-than-life figure. Extraordinarily handsome, ...

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Picture of Maeve Binchy: The Biography.

Maeve Binchy: The Biography.

Dudgeon, Piers.

A warm celebration of the life of the down-to-earth, charming woman who touched hearts aro...

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Picture of Around the Village Green: The Heart-Warming Memoir of a World War II Childhood.

Around the Village Green: The Heart-Warming Memoir of a World War II Childhood.

Dunn, Dot May.

She has written a charming memoir of her childhood in a close-knit mining village in Derby...

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Picture of Twelve Babies on a Bike: Diary of a Pupil Midwife.

Twelve Babies on a Bike: Diary of a Pupil Midwife.

Dunn, Dot May.

In 1956 she completed her midwifery training. Under her supervisor, she must deliver 12 ba...

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Picture of The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery.

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery.

Dunn, Rob.

Most humans get two billion heartbeats in their lifetime, yet most animals only get one bi...

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Picture of Nurse! Nurse!: A Student Nurse's Story.

Nurse! Nurse!: A Student Nurse's Story.

Frazier, Jimmy.

A true account by Jimmy, a middle-aged man, who came relatively late to the nursing profes...

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Picture of Five Minutes of Amazing: My Race Against Dementia.

Five Minutes of Amazing: My Race Against Dementia.

Graham, Chris and Holden, Wendy.

When he was 38 Chris was diagnosed with a rare form of dementia. After his son was born he...

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Picture of Gandhi Before India.

Gandhi Before India.

Guha, Ramachandra.

This is the first volume in a projected two volume biography. It begins with Gandhi’s birt...

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Picture of Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured.

Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured.

Harrison, Kathryn.

Why are we so endlessly fascinated by Joan of Arc? This new biography debunks myths and de...

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Picture of 'We Ain't Got No Drink, Pa': A Little Girl's Struggle to Survive in the Slums of 1920s South East London.

'We Ain't Got No Drink, Pa': A Little Girl's Struggle to Survive in the Slums of 1920s South East London.

Kemp, Hilda and Cathryn.

Growing up in the slums of 1920s and 30s Bermondsey, Hilda Kemp's childhood was one of cha...

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Picture of Mr Key's Shorter Potted Brief, Brief Lives.

Mr Key's Shorter Potted Brief, Brief Lives.

Key, Frank.

Instead of updating Aubrey’s Brief Lives, Key decided to collect a single unadorned fact a...

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Picture of Hitler's Valkyrie: The Uncensored Biography of Unity Mitford.

Hitler's Valkyrie: The Uncensored Biography of Unity Mitford.

Litchfield, David R. L.

A revisionist biography which says she was highly intelligent, free-spirited, athletic and...

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Picture of Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power.

Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power.

Morris, James McGrath.

A very good biography of the Jewish Hungarian immigrant to the USA who became a media baro...

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Picture of Dylan Thomas: A New Life.

Dylan Thomas: A New Life.

Lycett, Andrew.

Type the title of Thomas‘s ‘Do not go gentle into that dark night’ into Google, and it wil...

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Picture of Sir Ninian Stephen: A Tribute.

Sir Ninian Stephen: A Tribute.

McCormack, Timothy L. H., and Saunders, Cheryl (eds.).

This collection of essays by some of Sir Ninian's distinguished colleagues highlights the ...

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Picture of An Eye For Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark.

An Eye For Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark.

McKenna, Mark.

Clark's flaws are not ignored and many of the factual errors in his most important books a...

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Picture of Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer.

Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer.

Murphy, Antonia.

Antonia and her husband decide to leave their lives in the US and sail a boat to the antip...

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