Biography

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 Francis: Pope of Good Promise.

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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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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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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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 How to Dissapear: a Memoir for Misfits.

How to Dissapear: a Memoir for Misfits.

Fallowell, Duncan.

Brilliant writing about odd corners of the world and improbable, momentarily famous charac...

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Picture of Pevsner: The Early Life: Germany and Art.

Pevsner: The Early Life: Germany and Art.

Games, Stephen.

Nikolaus Pevsner was ‘an icon of Englishness’. His work and writing on English architectur...

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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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Picture of The Baby's Coming: A Story of Dedication by an Independent Midwife.

The Baby's Coming: A Story of Dedication by an Independent Midwife.

Howes, Virginia and Ward, Charlotte.

Howes had her first baby at 17 and then had three more. She was happy with her lovely fami...

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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 The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan: A Boy Avenger, a Nazi Diplomat, and a Murder in Paris.

The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan: A Boy Avenger, a Nazi Diplomat, and a Murder in Paris.

Kirsch, Jonathan.

A 17 year old Jewish German-Polish refugee in Paris bought a revolver , walked into the Ge...

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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 A Promise to Nadia.

A Promise to Nadia.

Muhsen, Zana and Crofts, Andrew.

Zana’s first book Sold

tells of her life as a slave which she escaped. This continue...

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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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Picture of Once A Saint: An Actor's Memoir.

Once A Saint: An Actor's Memoir.

Ogilvy, Ian.

Educated at Eton and RADA, Ogilvy had a long career as an actor. He has had roles in such ...

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Picture of Another Man's War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten African Army.

Another Man's War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten African Army.

Phillips, Barnaby.

Sets out to rescue the memory of Britain’s African soldiers who served on the shores of th...

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Picture of A Force of Nature: The Frontier Genius of Ernest Rutherford.

A Force of Nature: The Frontier Genius of Ernest Rutherford.

Reeves, Richard.

New-Zealand born, he won a scholarship to Cambridge as a young man. His work in physics wa...

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Picture of John Aubrey: My Own Life.

John Aubrey: My Own Life.

Scurr, Ruth.

The author has turned the tables and written a biography of Aubrey, the man who redefined ...

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