Biography

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Fidel Castro.

Caistor, Nick.

Fidel Castro endured as leader of Cuba for over fifty years. This study provides a balance...

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Keeper of the Nuclear Conscience: The Life and Work of Joseph Rotblat.

Brown, Andrew.

Draws on Rotblat's private papers to describe how he overcame a boyhood scarred by WWI, an...

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Picture of Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters.

Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters.

Pryor, Elizabeth Brown.

Robert E. Lee was the leader of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War and ...

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Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela.

Carroll, Rory.

Tells the inside story of Chavez's life and his political court in Caracas. It chronicles ...

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Brief Lives: Marquis De Sade.

Carter, David.

Donatien Alphonse Fran├žois, Marquis de Sade, most people would not be able to reel off tho...

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You'll Ruin Your Dinner: Sweet Memories from Irish Childhood.

Corless, Damian.

He describes those heady days when sweet shop windows across the country boasted tempting ...

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Franz Kafka.

Gilman, Sander L.

Kafka left a legacy of work that resonated in post-war Europe, and its effects can still b...

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When Money Was In Fashion: Henry Goldman, Goldman Sachs, and the Founding of Wall Street.

Fisher, June Breton.

A beautifully written and quietly revealing biography, it provides a discreetly unflinchin...

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Joseph Roth: A Life in Letters.

Roth, Joseph.

A wonderful biography of the master novelist and legendary European journalist, told throu...

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Picture of Shades of Greene: One Generation of an English Family.

Shades of Greene: One Generation of an English Family.

Lewis, Jeremy.

In the early years of the 20th century two brothers lived in Berkhamstead. One was the hea...

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Matron at Last: The True Story of a Nurse Turned Matron.

Prentis, Evelyn.

After working as a nurse for 30 years, retirement bored her. So she took up the position o...

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Picture of Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949.

Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949.

Lessing, Doris.

A vividly written memoir by the Nobel Prize-winner she describes the growth of her conscio...

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