Biography

Picture of In Search of Sir Thomas Browne: The Life and Afterlife of the Seventeenth Century's Most Inquiring Mind.

In Search of Sir Thomas Browne: The Life and Afterlife of the Seventeenth Century's Most Inquiring Mind.

Aldersey-Williams, Hugh.

Sir Thomas Browne has charmed writers as a master prose stylist from Samuel Johnson to Jor...

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Picture of A Soldier's Soldier: The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir Carl Herman Jess.

A Soldier's Soldier: The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir Carl Herman Jess.

Austin, Ron.

Born in Bendigo he joined the army in 1899 and acted as Staff Captain to Colonel John Mona...

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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 Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds.

Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds.

Bergstein, Rachelle.

Diamonds! Just why are they so alluring? Bergstein provides us with a fascinating cultural...

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Hannibal.

Bradford, Ernle.

A terrific biography of the Carthaginian soldier who routed Rome during the Punic Wars, an...

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Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt And The Land Of America.

Brinkley, Douglas.

He did more to protect America’s coastlines, marine sanctuaries, and barrier islands than ...

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Picture of The Animals: Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy.

The Animals: Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy.

Bucknell, Katherine (ed.).

Christopher Isherwood was already an acclaimed writer when he met Don Bachardy on a Santa ...

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Picture of Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets.

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets.

Dittrich, Luke.

A fascinating and well-researched account of patient H.M. and Dittrich’s own grandfather, ...

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Mr S: The Last Word on Frank Sinatra.

Jacobs, George and Stadiem, William.

A gossipy memoir of Sinatra’s relationships from Sinatra’s valet, it paints an unforgettab...

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Picture of The Last Chicago Boss: My Life with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club.

The Last Chicago Boss: My Life with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club.

James, Peter 'Big Pete' and Droban, Kerrie.

Peter "Big Pete" James first perfected his skills with the Hells Angels, the Outlaws' chie...

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Picture of One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine.

One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine.

Johnson, Mark and Gallagher, Kathleen.

The story of how genomic DNA sequencing was first used to discover the cause of a child’s ...

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Picture of A Very Dangerous Woman: The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy.

A Very Dangerous Woman: The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy.

McDonald, Deborah and Dronfield, Jeremy.

Baroness Moura Budberg was a Russian aristocrat who led a thrilling life. During 1918 she ...

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Picture of A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France.

A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France.

Mouillot, Miranda Richmond.

This is the story of two survivors of the holocaust who suffer unspeakable horrors that da...

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Picture of The Man Who Sank Titanic: The Troubled Life of Quartermaster Robert Hichens.

The Man Who Sank Titanic: The Troubled Life of Quartermaster Robert Hichens.

Nilsson, Sally.

Robert Hichens has gone down in history as the man who was given the famous order to steer...

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Picture of The Unknown Paul McCartney: McCartney and the Avant-Garde.

The Unknown Paul McCartney: McCartney and the Avant-Garde.

Peel, Ian.

Tells the story of Paul McCartney’s sound experiments and pseudonyms from tape loops to tr...

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Picture of Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa.

Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa.

Richardson, Kevin and Park, Tony.

The amazing relationships that Kevin Richardson has built with his animals over the years ...

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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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Picture of Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo.

Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo.

Sundaram, Anjan.

This is an account of a year and a half that Anjan Sundaram spent in the Congo working on ...

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Picture of The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.

The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc.

Taylor, Larissa Juliet.

Her time on the stage of history was short, but 600 years later she is still remembered. W...

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