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 Vera Brittain and the First World War: The Story of Testament of Youth.

Vera Brittain and the First World War: The Story of Testament of Youth.

Bostridge, Mark.

This was her best-selling anguished memoir of her war years which tells us, in highly per...

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Maps of My Life.

Browning, Guy.

We couldn't put this down, as we love maps too. He charts his life through a series of idi...

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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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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 World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures.

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures.

Hanagarne, Josh.

This is an inspirational true story of a six foot seven geekish librarian who just happene...

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Picture of Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy.

Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy.

Harrison, Chris.

An entertaining and humorous account of an Australian bloke falling in love with an Italia...

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Einstein At Home.

Herneck, Friedrich.

Einstein’s well-known idiosyncrasies come to life in the post-war reminiscences of his hou...

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Picture of Commandant of Auschwitz: The Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess.

Commandant of Auschwitz: The Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess.

Hoess, Rudolf.

Translated from the German original and with an introduction by Primo Levi, it was written...

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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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The Riviera Set.

Lovell, Mary S.

Tells the story of a famous house and those who peopled it between 1930 and 1960 and uncov...

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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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