Biographies & Memoirs

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My Life on the Road: The International Bestseller
Gloria Steinem
Condition: Used, Very Good
£9.99   £2.99

The first book chosen in Emma Watson's 'Our Shared Shelf Book Club'


Pandemic Diaries: The inside story of Britain's battle against Covid
Isabel Oakeshott, Matt Hancock
Condition: New
£25.00   £8.99

Drawing on a wealth of never-before-seen material, including official records, Matt Hancock's notes at the time and communications with all the key players in Britain's Covid-19 story, this candid account reveals the inner workings of government during a time of national crisis.


Available: A Memoir of Sex and Dating After a Marriage Ends
Laura Friedman Williams
Condition: New
£14.99   £5.99

'Gripping' Vogue'Empowering' Cosmopolitan'Joyful' Financial Times'Eye-popping' Daily Mail

When her 22-year-marriage suddenly ended, 47-year-old mother of three Laura expected life as she knew it to be over. What she hadn't expected:


Diaries
George Orwell (intro C Hitchens)
Condition: New
£30.39   £12.50

Collects the diaries of George Orwell, chronicling the major events of his life, including the rise of totalitarianism and the death of his first wife, that influenced his writing.


Roaring Girls: The extraordinary lives of history's unsung heroines
Holly Kyte
Condition: New
£10.99   £3.99

'Extraordinary' Woman&Home

A Roaring Girl was loud when she should be quiet, disruptive when she should be submissive, sexual when she should be pure, 'masculine' when she should be 'feminine'.


Meet the unsung heroines of British history who refused ...


Slave Girl: Abducted by traffickers. Sold as a sex slave. This is my true story.
Tim Tate, Sarah Forsyth
Condition: New
£8.99   £3.99

Sarah Forsyth is a survivor. This is her heartbreaking story.


That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row
Jarvis Jay Masters
Condition: Used, Like New
£14.24   £7.99

The moving memoir of a Death-Row inmate who discovers Buddhism and becomes an inspirational role model for fellow inmates, guards, and a growing public.

In 1990, while serving a sentence in San Quentin for armed robbery, Jarvis Masters was implicated as an accessory in the murder of a prison guard. ...


The Sphinx: The Life of Gladys Deacon - Duchess of Marlborough
Hugo Vickers
Condition: New
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The fiercely intelligent beauty who married the 9th Duke of Marlborough and both dazzled and puzzled the glittering social circles of the Belle Epoque in which she moved.


Girl, Interrupted
Susanna Kaysen
Condition: Used, Like New
£9.99   £3.99

To mark the 30th anniversary of this impactful, bestselling memoir, Girl, Interrupted is now published as a Virago Modern Classic


Happy-Go-Lucky: 'Unquestionably the king of comic writing' Guardian
David Sedaris
Condition: New
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David Sedaris returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso


Brief Encounters: Notes from a Philosopher's Diary
Anthony Kenny
Condition: New
£9.99   £4.99

In these brilliantly vivid vignettes Kenny offers telling and often unexpected insights into the achievements, flaws and foibles of sixty public figures - past and present - each of whom has contributed in decisive ways to our political, spiritual and cultural heritage.


Inventory of a Life Mislaid: an Unreliable Memoir
Marina Warner
Condition: New
£14.99   £4.99

A luminous memoir of post-war childhood, adventure and loss on the banks of the Nile. 'Wonderful - a brave, inventive, touching distillation of memory and imagination' JENNY UGLOW


Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination
Amy Tan
Condition: New
£9.99   £3.99

From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood and the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory.


Hemingway in Italy
Richard Owen
Condition: New
£12.99   £4.99

Ernest Hemingway is most often associated with Spain, Cuba, and Florida, but Italy was equally important in his life and work. This book, the first on the subject, explores Hemingway s visits throughout his life to such places as Sicily, Genoa, Rapallo, Cortina, and Venice. Richard Owen describes how ...


Songs of Three Islands: A Memoir
Millicent Monks
Condition: New
£16.99   £12.99

Born into the legendary Carnegie family, in which seriousmental illness has affected four generations of women,Millicent Monks' early childhood was lonely anddifficult. After a career in music she married and spenta year at Cambridge University where her husband was aFiske scholar. They have two children ...


Terry the Tramp: The Life and Dangerous Times of a One Percenter
K. Randall Ball
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See what it takes to lead men who count themselves among the one percent. Terry "the Tramp," born in 1947 to a broken middleclass home and an absentee father in Alhambra, the blistering agricultural region of southern California, grew up with a violent chip on his shoulder. Raised in that tough-as-nails ...


Where Grieving Begins: Building Bridges after the Brighton Bomb - A Memoir
Patrick Magee
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£16.99   £6.99

The memoir of the 'Brighton Bomber', Patrick Magee


Busy Being Free: Starting Again on Your Own
Emma Forrest
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£9.99   £4.99

'It utterly thrilled me. How wonderful to be shown so vividly that the end of a relationship is not the end of a life' Megan NolanBusy Being Free is the most romantic book you will ever read about the end of a relationship; a memoir about love and heartbreak, marriage and divorce and what comes after that


Banker, Traitor, Scapegoat, Spy?: The Troublesome Case of Sir Edgar Speyer
Antony Lentin
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Sir Edgar Speyer was a conspicuous figure in the financial, cultural, social and political life of Edwardian London. Head of the syndicate which financed the construction of the deep 'tube lines' and 'King of the Underground', he was also a connoisseur and active patron of the arts who rescued the 'Proms' from collapse.


The Colour of God: A Story of Family and Faith
Ayesha S. Chaudhry
Condition: New
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A memoir of a fundamentalist Muslim childhood and of redefining faith, belonging and family in adulthood

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