Biographies & Memoirs

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Notes of a Private Doctor
Robert Lefever
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In this extraordinary account, Lefever explains how his successful 47-year career ended suddenly with betrayal and, ultimately, bankruptcy. Then, within a few months, he is faced with devastating bereavement. He uncovers the false beliefs that led to betrayal, as well as the facts that would have prevented ...

This Really Isn't About You
Jean Hannah Edelstein
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A disarmingly tender, funny and honest memoir of grief, illness and finding your way in life.

David Carradine: The Eye of My Tornado
Marina Anderson
Condition: Used, Like New
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Carradine's ex-wife and author Marina Anderson reveals the dark side of David's intense persona with a balanced portrayal - both critical and sympathetic. What was David Carradine really like behind the cameras?

The Poison Principle
Gail Bell
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Winner of the NSW Premier's Literary Award When Dr William Macbeth poisoned two of his sons in 1927, his wife and sister hid the murders in the intensely private realm of family secrets. Macbeth behaved as if he were immune to consequences and avoided detection and punishment. Or did he? Secrets can ...

The Restless Wave: My Two Lives with John Bellany
Helen Bellany
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Helen Bellany, twice married to the artist John Bellany, recalls their lives together in Scotland, London, and Italy, John's rise from poverty and obscurity to worldwide recognition, and the human cost inherent in creating great art.

Albert: A Life
Jules Stewart
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Albert: Prince Consort to Queen Victoria, social and cultural visionary in his own right, was born in the Saxon duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld but defined the culture and direction of 19th century Britain - a superpower at the zenith of its influence - more than any other British royal or politician. This title tells the life story of Albert.

Sam Wanamaker: A Global Performer
Diana Devlin
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Actor. Director. Activist. The fascinating life of Sam Wanamaker is explored for the first time in this biography by Diana Devlin, who worked closely with him for his last twenty years.

Spirits of Place: Five Famous Lives in Their English Landscape
Jane Brown
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Virginia Woolf, Forster, Rupert Brooke, Carrington and L.P. Hartley - and the story of the places that inspired them. From their childhood paradises to country retreats in Sussex, Jane Brown describes the symbolic importance of the English landscape when it blends with the creative imagination.

In Two Minds: A Biography of Jonathan Miller
Kate Bassett
Condition: New
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New in paperback, In Two Minds is the first comprehensive biography of Jonathan Miller.

The Songaminute Man: How music brought my father home again
Simon McDermott
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The nostalgic memoir of a young man, eldest of fourteen, growing up in 40s Wednesbury. The heartbreaking true account of his son struggling to come to terms with his father's dementia. A tribute to the unbreakable bond between father and son.

Saint in the Wilderness: The Story of Isaac Jogues, Missionary and Martyr in the New World
Glenn Kittler
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This true story of a Jesuit's adventures in 17th-century Canada is as thrilling as fiction. In simple but stirring terms, it recounts an inspiring tale of courage and faith.

Class War: A Teacher's Diary
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A scabrously funny look inside the classroom from a teacher who has had enough of a system that is on its knees and with morale at rock-bottom.

Exceeding My Brief
Barbara Hosking
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This is Barbara Hosking's unheard-of account of the innermost workings of politics and the media amid the turbulence of twentieth-century Britain.

Rather His Own Man: In Court with Tyrants, Tarts and Troublemakers
Geoffrey Robertson
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Compelling memoir of the UK's leading human rights lawyer. Both funny and personal, it follows on from his best selling memoir The Justice Game, bringing Robertson's fascinating and colourful career up to date.

Peter Cowie
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"At the age of thirty-two, Francis Coppola came to prominence as the director of The Godfather, which rapidly climbed to the top of the rankings as one of the greatest movies ever made ... In 1979, his savage epic of the Vietnamese War, Apocalypse Now, established him as the most visionary and charismatic ...

Reflections of Alan Turing: A Relative Story
Dermot Turing
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A new perspective on Alan Turing, his family and his legacy - written by his nephew

Penguin Bloom: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family
Cameron Bloom, Bradley Trevor Greive
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The No.1 International Bestseller - a life-affirming true story of how a magpie chick helped one family overcome tragedy - now a major motion picture starring Naomi Watts

Rootbound: Rewilding a Life
Alice Vincent
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From the founder of Noughticulture, Rootbound explores how a whole new generation are discovering the power of plants

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World
Patrisse Khan-Cullors, asha bandele
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The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born, adapted for young adults and featuring brand new content including photos and journal entries

Bloody Brilliant People: The Couples and Partnerships That History Forgot
Cathy Newman
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'Sometimes, 1+1 = changing the world. Cathy Newman's witty, warm history on the power of determined couples will make you look at your relationship and wonder, "Could we be doing more this weekend than just going to IKEA?"' CAITLIN MORAN

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