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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Losing the Dead.

Appignanesi, Lisa.

She journeys into her parents’ past, to find the reality behind tales she had heard since ...

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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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Francis: Pope of Good Promise.

Burns, Jimmy.

Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio was handed the Catholic Church's highest office at a time...

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Vanity Fair's Presidential Profiles.

Carter, Graydon (ed.).

From George Washington to Barack Obama, these essays are short, pithy and to the point. Ea...

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Picture of Wits and Wives: Dr Johnson in the Company of Women.

Wits and Wives: Dr Johnson in the Company of Women.

Chisholm, Kate.

Kate Chisholm argues it is time to consider how Johnson lived his life, not just what he s...

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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 The Sty's the Limit: When Middle Age Gets Mucky.

The Sty's the Limit: When Middle Age Gets Mucky.

Dawson, Simon.

The author gave up his job as a real estate agent in London and moved to the country where...

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Picture of Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM.

Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM.

Dirie, Waris and Lutschinger, Walter.

Waris Dirie, the Somalia nomad who became a supermodel, and an anti-Female Genital Mutilat...

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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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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 When the War Is Over: Far from Home, Far from Family, Safe from the War - a True Story of Two Second World War Evacuees.

When the War Is Over: Far from Home, Far from Family, Safe from the War - a True Story of Two Second World War Evacuees.

Fox, Barbara.

Gwenda and Douglas Brady were among the millions of British children sent to live with new...

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Picture of My History: A Memoir of Growing Up.

My History: A Memoir of Growing Up.

Fraser, Antonia.

Acclaimed author Dame Antonia Fraser describes her English childhood and youth. She was An...

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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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The Goddess Pose.

Goldberg, Michelle.

When the woman who would become Indra Devi was born in Russia in 1899, yoga was virtually ...

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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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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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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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