Biographies & Memoirs

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Byron in Love
Edna O'Brien
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Secret Life, The: Three True stories
Andrew O'Hagan
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Corrupt Bodies: Death and Dirty Dealing at the Morgue: Shortlisted for CWA ALCS Dagger for Non-Fiction 2020
Peter Everett, Kris Hollington
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Must-read memoir of managing a morgue, dealing with everything from death and murder to chaos, corruption and organised crime.

Places I Stopped on the Way Home: A Memoir of Chaos and Grace
Meg Fee
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A memoir about the bittersweet turbulence of finding your way in a big city.

Midwife of Borneo: The True Story of a Geordie Pioneer
Wendy Grey, Barbara Fox
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Biography of a midwife missionary in Borneo.

Michael Green: By his friends & colleagues
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This is a portrait of the Revd Dr. Michael Green who died in January 2019 (aged 88).The book will tell the story of his life and ministry through the recollections of his family, friends and colleagues. It will seek to inspire and educate a new generation of evangelists.

History of a Suicide: My Sister's Unfinished Life
Jill Bialosky
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On the night of April 15, 1990, Jill Bialosky's twenty-one-year-old sister Kim came home from a bar in downtown Cleveland. She argued with her boyfriend on the phone. Then she took her mother's car keys, went into the garage, and closed the garage door. Her body was found the next morning.

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Travels with a Primate: Around the World with Archbishop Robert Runcie
Terry Waite
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nostalgia retelling of Archbishop Robert Runcie, Terry Waite, and Richard Chartres, travelling the globe.

An Exceptional Woman: The Writings of Heather Tanner
Heather Tanner
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Heather Tanner (1903-1993) is best known as the author of four exquisite books about Wiltshire and its countryside, products of the lifelong collaboration with her husband, the etcher and artist Robin Tanner. Few partnerships were so close, rooted not only in a shared philosophy - touching art, education, ...

Amelia Earhart: Flying Solo
John Burke
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One of the most famous aviators of all time, Amelia Earhart took the golden age of flying by storm! Taking her first flight lesson in 1920, Earhart would go on to set the world altitude record, be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone, and many more feats. Who knows what she could have ...

God's Biker: Motorcycles and Misfits
Sean Stillman
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The story of how Sean Stillman, a shy preacher's son from Reading, started and led a long-term outreach to the motorcycle clubs and street people of Swansea.

Switched On: My Journey from Asperger's to Emotional Awakening
John Elder Robison
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A moving first-hand account of a major breakthrough in the understanding and treatment of autistic conditions

Footprints in the African Sand: My Life and Times
Michael Cassidy
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The autobiography of Dr Michael Cassidy.

Charles Darwin
AN Wilson
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A radical reappraisal of Darwin argues that the evolution pioneer was less of an original scientific intellect than a ruthless self-promoter who did not give credit to the actual sages whose ideas he advanced in his history-shaping book.

C Clay
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The Red Notebook
Benjamin Constant
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Published posthumously, The Red Notebook is an autobiographical account of the youth of the author of the seminal Romantic novel Adolphe, relating Constant's European travels and readings, as well as his first steps in society and romance.

Enter A Fox: Further Adventures Of A Paranoid
Simon Gray
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How much can go wrong in a day? How much can go wrong in a life? In this chronicle of a year of things going wrong, and just occasionally right, the author meets with triumph and disaster and treats those two impostors just the same - which is to say with the mixture of wit, anger, vexation and candour.

Richard Hoggart: Virtue and Reward
Fred Inglis
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Fred Inglis tells this gripping tale of a figure of great significance to anyone who cherishes the stuff of culture, and tells it vividly and directly. It is a tale of a good man with which to edify the present, and to teach us of all that now threatens our best national (and international) forms of expression: our art, our culture, ourselves.

Maker of Patterns
Freeman Dyson
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Having penned hundreds of letters to his family over four decades, Freeman Dyson has framed them with the reflections made by a man now in his nineties. While maintaining that "the letters record the daily life of an ordinary scientist doing ordinary work," Dyson nonetheless has worked with many of the ...

The Revolution Besieged: Lenin 1917-1923 (vol. 3)
Tony Cliff
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The last installment of Tony Cliff's biography of Russian revolutionary V.I. Lenin, available for the first time in the U.S.

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