Biographies & Memoirs

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Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography
Meredith Ochs
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Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell?: A powerful true story of love and survival
Horace Greasley
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The incredible true story of how of one British soldier escaped a prisoner war camp 200 times to see the girl he loved.


Duty of Care: 'This is the book everyone should read about COVID-19' Kate Mosse
Dr Dominic Pimenta
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The first book to tell the full story of the Covid-19 pandemic, from an NHS doctor working inside hospitals to save lives and combat the virus on the front line.


How Not to be American: Misadventures in the Land of the Free
Todd McEwen
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Todd McEwen left the United States in 1980, but it's still driving him crazy.


How to Leave Twitter: My Time as Queen of the Universe and Why This Must Stop
Grace Dent
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Three years ago columnist and author Grace Dent joined new social network site Twitter, mainly as a place to dump her surplus jokes, rant about garbage TV and post exclusive j-pegs of her hot new toenail-varnish.


This Is Not The Story You Think It Is: A Summer of Letting Go, Loving from Afar and 21 Jars of Tomato Sauce
Laura Munson
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Laura Munson's essay in the New York Times, about the year her marriage was tested in a way she never anticipated, created a firestorm - now here's the whole story.


No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality
Michael J Fox
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A moving account of resilience, hope, fear and mortality, and how these things resonate in our lives, by actor and advocate Michael J. Fox.


Sidesplitter: How To Be From Two Worlds At Once
Phil Wang
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One of the UK's brightest and best comedians takes an incisive look at race and belonging


Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
Heather Harpham
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A page-turning, shirt-grabbing true story that follows a one-of-a-kind family required to make nearly unimaginable choices


No Cure for Being Human: (and Other Truths I Need to Hear)
Kate Bowler
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The bestselling author of Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I've Loved) asks, how do you move forward with a life you didn't choose?Hailed by Glennon Doyle as 'the Christian Joan Didion', Kate Bowler used to accept the modern idea that life is an endless horizon of possibilities, a series ...


The Shapeless Unease: A Year of Not Sleeping
Samantha Harvey
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'Easily one of the truest and best books I've read about what it's like to be alive now, in this country' Max PorterSleep. Then you think about it all the time, and the less you have the more you think about it. For Samantha Harvey, extreme sleep deprivation resulted in a raw clarity about life itself.


Where Grieving Begins: Building Bridges after the Brighton Bomb - A Memoir
Patrick Magee
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The memoir of the 'Brighton Bomber', Patrick Magee


Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition - A Biography of Boris Johnson
Sonia Purnell
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A major and controversial new biography of one of the most compelling and contradictory figures in modern British life.


Charles Dickens
Michael Slater
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A biography that reveals Dickens the man through the profession in which he excelled. Drawing on a study of this prodigiously brilliant figure, it explores the personal and emotional life, the high-profile public activities, the relentless travel, the charitable works, the amateur theatricals and the astonishing productivity.


Galileo: Watcher of the Skies
David Wootton
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Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of science. Tackling Galileo as astronomer, engineer, and author, this book places him at the centre of Renaissance culture. It drawing extensively on Galileo's voluminous letters, many of which were self-censored and sly.


The Twins of Auschwitz: The inspiring true story of a young girl surviving Mengele's hell
Eva Mozes Kor, Lisa Rojany Buccieri
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The heart-breaking and inspiring memoir of a 10-year-old Auschwitz twin.


A Bloody Business
Dylan Struzan
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The real story, unvarnished and uncensored, of the Mob's rise to power during Prohibition


The Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China's Hidden Mountains
Choo WaiHong
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In a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible border with Tibet is a place known as the 'Kingdom of Women', where a small tribe called the Mosuo lives in a cluster of villages that have changed little in centuries. This is one of the last matrilineal societies on earth, where power lies in the hands ...


Girl With Dove: A Life Built By Books
Sally Bayley
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'The word "mesmerising" is frequently applied to memoirs, but seldom as deservedly as in the case of Girl With Dove' Financial Times

'Reading is a form of escape and an avid reader is an escape artist...'


Brilliantly original, funny and clever ...


The Wisdom of My Grandmothers: Lessons to live by, from one generation of remarkable women to the next
Adriana Trigiani
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Bestselling author reveals how her grandmothers' simple values have shaped her own life and shares with us their wisdom, experiences and humour.

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