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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Alive, Alive Oh!: And Other Things that Matter.

Athill, Diana.

The well-known writer and editor (she helped establish the publishing firm of Andre Deutsc...

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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How to Make a Star.

Clynes, Tom.

One reviewer said: `Imagine if cartoon whiz-kid Jimmy Neutron were real and had a brainchi...

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Picture of The Odd Couple: The Curious Friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin.

The Odd Couple: The Curious Friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin.

Bradford, Richard.

This draws on letters, manuscripts, and interviews to offer rare glimpses into these two c...

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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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William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire.

Gauci, Perry.

His was one of the most remarkable lives of the 18th century. He grew up in Jamaica, where...

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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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Sleeping Arrangements.

Cunningham, Laura Shaine .

This is Cunningham’s memoir of her unorthodox childhood in the Bronx. She runs wild with ...

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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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Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World.

Kidder, Tracy.

The central character of this marvelous book (this is the young adult adaption) is one of ...

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Picture of Turning: A Swimming Memoir.

Turning: A Swimming Memoir.

Lee, Jessica J.

This has a bit of everything: travelogue, environmental history, memoir, personal reckonin...

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Being Armani: A Biography.

Molho, Renata.

Giorgio Armani is one of the world’s best-known fashion designers for both men and women. ...

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Lady Constance Lytton: Aristocrat, Suffragette, Martyr.

Jenkins, Lyndsey.

Provides a broad-brush portrayal of a woman from an influential family, and, at its core, ...

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The 50 Most Influential Britons of the Past 100 Years.

Pugh, Peter.

You may not agree with his choices but Pugh discusses and ranks the influence of scientist...

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A Drake at the Door.

Tangye, Derek.

Originally written in the early 60s, the third title in the Minack Chronicles, tells the s...

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A Curious Friendship: The Story of a Bluestocking and a Bright Young Thing.

Thomasson, Anna.

Thomasson brings out Edith's and Rex's complex personalities and compassionately exposes t...

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Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte.

Williams, Kate.

Covers Josephine's childhood, her first marriage to Alexandre de Beauharnais, her imprison...

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Picture of The Lifeboat Baronet: Launching the RNLI.

The Lifeboat Baronet: Launching the RNLI.

Gleeson, Janet.

Sir William Hillary founded the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. He was ‘an impecuniou...

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Picture of My Dear Hugh,: Letters from Richard Cobb to Hugh Trevor-Roper and Others.

My Dear Hugh,: Letters from Richard Cobb to Hugh Trevor-Roper and Others.

Heald, Tim (ed.).

Cobb was one of the most distinguished British historians of the twentieth century, he was...

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Picture of The Sea King: The Life of James Iredell Waddell.

The Sea King: The Life of James Iredell Waddell.

McKay, Gary.

He commanded the Confederate commerce raider the Shenandoah

. Because he did not know...

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Three Thousand Miles to Freedom.

Pillai, Markanda Murugesan.

The true account of a Bombay Sapper officer who was captured by the Japanese and imprisone...

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The Richard Burton Diaries.

Williams, Chris (ed.).

This volume publishes Burton's extensive personal diaries in their entirety for the first ...

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