Biography

Picture of The Second I Saw You: The True Love Story of Rupert Brooke and Phyllis Gardner.

The Second I Saw You: The True Love Story of Rupert Brooke and Phyllis Gardner.

Beckett, Lorna C.

A significant addition to Brooke studies as it reveals insights into his life and personal...

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Picture of Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov.

Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov.

Bergman, Jay.

As well as being a physicist, dissident, and human rights activist, he was awarded the Nob...

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

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 John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star.

John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star.

Croall, Jonathan.

His career spanned 67 years and he was widely acclaimed as the finest classical actor of t...

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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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Picture of The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace.

The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace.

Brands, H W.

Grant was a popular and victorious commander, a genius in battle, and strong president. Th...

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Picture of Cats & Daughters:: They Don't Always Come When Called.

Cats & Daughters:: They Don't Always Come When Called.

Brown, Helen.

The sequel to her beloved best-seller Cleo

, she narrates how she swore she’d never g...

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Picture of William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire.

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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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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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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Picture of The Red Earl: The Extraordinary Life of the 16th Earl of Huntingdon.

The Red Earl: The Extraordinary Life of the 16th Earl of Huntingdon.

Hastings, Selina.

Tells how her Jack Hasting infuriated his ultra-conservative parents by becoming an artist...

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

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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Picture of Outlaw Biker: My Life at Full Throttle.

Outlaw Biker: My Life at Full Throttle.

Hayes, Richard 'Deadeye' and Gardner, Mary.

He stole a machine gun before he was seven and lost an eye when he was shot in the face by...

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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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Picture of Being Armani: A Biography.

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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Picture of Plutarch's Lives Volume II: The Dryden Translation, Edited with Preface by Arthur Hugh Clough.

Plutarch's Lives Volume II: The Dryden Translation, Edited with Preface by Arthur Hugh Clough.

Plutarch.

Plutarch, regarded as the first modern biographer, is distinguished from his predecessors ...

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Picture of Under Our Skin: A White Family's Journey through South Africa's Darkest Years.

Under Our Skin: A White Family's Journey through South Africa's Darkest Years.

McRae, Donald.

Full of the sounds and smells of an African childhood during the 1970s and 1980s, this eng...

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Picture of The 50 Most Influential Britons of the Past 100 Years.

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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Picture of Kate: A Biography.

Kate: A Biography.

Moody, Marcia.

Kate was the first person in over 350 years without aristocratic blood to marry an heir to...

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Picture of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poet and Revolutionary.

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poet and Revolutionary.

Mulhallen, Jacqueline.

Shelley had revolutionary political ideas for his time, despite being born into the aristo...

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Picture of Soundscapes: A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death.

Soundscapes: A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death.

Robertson, Paul.

The renowned violinist endured a lengthy operation to repair a ruptured aorta. He was unde...

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Picture of Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva.

Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva.

Sullivan, Rosemary.

Sullivan weaves the major events of the Stalinist regime into her biography. Purges, colle...

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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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