Biographies & Memoirs

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Not Quite Right For Us
Colin Grant, Xiaolu Guo, Catherine Johnson, Aminatta Forna, Kerry Hudson, Jay Bernard, Johny Pitts, Leone Ross
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Defiant, humorous and insightful, 'Not Quite Right For Us' pierces through the hierarchical mechanics of class, race, gender. A celebration of outsiderness and an ode to otherness, 'Not Quite Right For Us' is a singular collection of stories, essays and poems by a dynamic mix of established and surging voices alike, edited by Sharmilla Beezmohun.

Milkshakes and Morphine: A Memoir of Love and Loss
Genevieve Fox
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'Extraordinary' Rachel Cusk'Exquisite and tender' Sarah Perry'Unexpectedly joyous' Julie MyersonThis is a singular memoir: an excavation of mother love, a candid account of the agonies, and absurdities, of the cancer experience, and a doggedly optimistic paean to life.When Genevieve Fox finds a lump ...

Bohemian Lives: Three Extraordinary Women: Ida Nettleship, Sophie Brzeska and Fernande Olivier
Amy Licence
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New paperback edition - The interweaving lives of Ida John, Sophie Brzeska and Fernande Olivier: three mould-breaking women who forged modern relationships with extraordinary men (writer Augustus John, and artists Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Picasso).

R. C. Sproul: A Life
Stephen J. Nichols
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This biography offers an in-depth look at R. C. Sproul's life and ministry, detailing his contributions to the trajectory of the Reformed tradition and his influence on American evangelicalism.

Flying, Falling, Catching: An Unlikely Story of Finding Freedom
Henri Nouwen, Carolyn Whitney-Brown
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'I am very grateful for Carolyn Whitney-Brown's accurate account of my brother Henri's inner feelings, hopes, wishes and despair. You brought Henri very close to me again.'

'Anyone who knew Henri, either through his writing or in person, will immediately ...

Mr Smiley: My Last Pill and Testament
Howard Marks
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The last pill and testament from Britain's most famous and well-love drug smuggler, Howard Marks

Faithful Witness: The Confidential Diaries of Alan Don, Chaplain to the King, the Archbishop and the Speaker, 1931-1946
Robert Beaken
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The fascinating diaries of a perceptive eyewitness to the historic events of the 1930s and 40s - including the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936, the coronation of George VI in 1937, the rise of Hitler and the war with Germany of 1939-45.

Joy: Poet, Seeker and the Woman Who Captivated C. S. Lewis
Abigail Santamaria
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Joy Davidman is known, if she is known at all, as the wife of C. S. Lewis. Now, Abigail Santamaria brings Joy Davidman Gresham Lewis to the page in the fullness and depth she deserves.

Closing Ranks: My Life as a Cop: As Portrayed on SMALL AXE, A Collection of Five Films
Dr Leroy Logan
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The story of retired superintendent Dr Leroy Logan, MBE, one of the black officers who helped change the Met

Stieg Larsson, My Friend
Kurdo Baksi
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An intimate memoir of Stieg Larsson - author of the phenomenally successful Millennium Trilogy, untiring crusader for democracy and equality - who died at the age of fifty in 2004.

Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall
Spike Milligan
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In this, the first of Spike Milligan's uproarious recollections of life in the army, our hero takes us from the outbreak of war in 1939 ('it must be something we said'), through his attempts to avoid enlistment ('time for my appendicitus, I thought') and his gunner training in Bexhill ('there was one ...

Guns to God: My journey from drug dealing to deliverance
Claud Jackson
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The real-life journey of a hardened drug dealer turned vicar as he finds hope through faith and the power to change.

Still Standing: 100 Lessons From An 'Unsuccessful' Life
Tola Fisher
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What do we do when life hasn't turned out the way we expected? These refreshingly candid stories encourage readers trying 'to adult' how to find joy in the journey of a messy, work-in-progress walk of (sometimes failing, but still standing) faith.

The Iceberg: A Memoir
Marion Coutts
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Winner of the Wellcome Book Prize 2015.Beautifully written and full of unflinching truth, The Iceberg is a memoir which will leave an indelible mark on all who read it.

The Words of My Father
Yousef Bashir
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The Words of My Father is a story of coexistence, survival and the unpredictable impacts and consequences of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Thomas Hardy
Tim Dolin
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A biography that reveals the conflicts in both Hardy's professional and personal life and describes a man intimately and dynamically engaged with the worlds of politics, ideas and culture as well as the world of rural Wessex.

Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division
Peter Hook
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oy Division changed the face of music. Godfathers of the current alternative scene, they reinvented rock in the post-punk era, creating a new sound - dark, hypnotic, intense that would influence U2, Morrissey, R.E.M., Radiohead and many others. This is the rollercoaster story of Joy Division told by ...

Andy Warhol
Wayne Koestenbaum
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'Properly analytical ... always entertaining' TIME OUT'Should tempt both those generally familiar with Andy Warhol and, even more, young people who have trouble imagining how popular art can challenge the status quo' L A TIMESPainter, filmmaker, photographer, philosopher, all-round celebrity, Andy Warhol ...

Unbroken: A journey of adversity, mental strength and physical fitness
Aidan O'Mahony
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A fascinating insight into the life of a modern GAA player.

Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy
Larry Tye
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The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first-ever access to his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed transcripts of his closed-door Congressional hearings.

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