Biographies & Memoirs

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Living With Eagles: Marcus Morris, Priest and Publisher
Jan Hallwood, Sally Morris
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The biography of the founder and editor of 'Eagle' magazine, read by millions throughout the 1950s and '60s. A radical priest and lover of good living as well as a journalist and publisher, Morris's life makes fascinating reading.


Not Just a Piece of Cake Being an Author
Hazel Edwards
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Memoirs from the author of the best-selling There's a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake.


Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh
Anna Beer
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A major historical biography: the dramatic, harrowing and contested story of Sir Walter Ralegh


Common Ground: A Political Life
Justin Trudeau
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The triumphs and tragedies of Canada's most charismatic politician


Jane Austen: The Banker's Sister
E. J. Clery
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Literary critic and cultural historian E. J. Clery presents a radically new vision of the much-loved novelist, revealing how her works were shaped by an acute awareness of the economic scandals, crises and speculations that marked the Regency era.


Leadership Next: Changing Leaders in a Changing Culture
Eddie Gibbs
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Talks about how Christian leadership might change in the light of new cultural conditions.


The Brontes In Brussels
Helen MacEwan
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A fascinating and thorough account of Charlotte and Emily Brontė's formative stay in Brussels during 1842-43 The Brontės' time in Belgium, five years before they became best-selling authors, is the least-known episode of their lives, but is a fascinating and important one. The book follows in the tracks ...


The Life of William Nicholson, 1753-1815: A Memoir of Enlightenment, Commerce, Politics, Arts and Science

Sybil Thorndike: A Star Of Life
Jonathan Croall
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Outside the theatrical profession Sybil Thorndike is no longer the household name she once was; she has become a historical figure. Yet her combative, inspiring life, her passionate concern for the state of the world as well as for her art, resonates with any age. This book tells her story.


The Mighty Franks: A Memoir
Michael Frank
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A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR

A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR

A story at once extremely strange and entirely familiar - about families, innocence, art and love. This hugely enjoyable, totally unforgettable memoir is a classic in the making.


Secret Child
Gordon Lewis, Andrew Crofts
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The shocking true story of a young boy hidden away from his family and the world in a Catholic home for unmarried mothers in 1950s Dublin.


It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree
A.J. Jacobs
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The story of one man, a DIY DNA test and a family reunion. Guest list? Everyone.


Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War
Kayla Williams
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When SPC Kayla Williams and SGT Brian McGough met at a mountain outpost in Iraq in 2003, only their verbal sparring could have betrayed a hint of attraction. Neither could have predicted the sequence of events that would shape their lives.


Exclusive!: The Last Days of Fleet Street - My Part in its Downfall
Maurice Chittenden
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A rip-roaring memoir packed with salacious anecdotes by one of Fleet Street's most infamous journalists of the past half century.


Setting the World on Fire
Shelley Emling
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The first modern, secular biography of St. Catherine of Siena, Italy's answer to Joan of Arc, which casts a 21st-century eye over her Short, dramatic life. In Setting the World on Fire, Shelley Emling gives an intimate portrayal of this fascinating and revolutionary woman.


In search of Sir Thomas Browne
Hugh Aldersley-Williams
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Sir Thomas Browne (1605 1682) was an English writer, physician, and philosopher whose work has inspired everyone from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Jorge Luis Borges, Virginia Woolf to Stephen Jay Gould. In an intellectual adventure like Sarah Bakewell's book about Montaigne, How to Live, Hugh Aldersey-Williams ...


Strange Intelligence: Memoirs of Naval Secret Service
H. C. Ferraby, Hector C. Bywater
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Originally written up in 1930 as a series of thrilling articles in the Daily Telegraph, Hector Bywater experiences were soon turned into a book, with the help of Daily Express journalist H. C. Ferraby.


Fighting for the Empire: An Irish Doctor's Adventures Through Imperial Campaigns and Two World Wars
David Worsfold
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The story of a remarkable Irishman who served the British Empire for almost fifty years. His extraordinary military career took in countless conflicts, two World Wars, acts of heroism and encounters with royalty. Containing Kelly's personal photographs this is a fascinating look at individual bravery and the closing years of the British Empire.


I am Soldier of Fortune: Dancing with Devils
Lt. Col. Robert Brown USAR (Ret.)
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Robert K. Brown, former Green Beret, after a bizarre military career that succeeded in getting him kicked out of Special Forces not once but twice, and completing the Command and General Staff College without a security clearance, while meantime being wounded in Nam, finally found his true calling as a publisher.


Power and Pragmatism
Malcolm Rifkind
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The captivating memoirs of a Political heavyweight, detailing more than 40 years in government.

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