Biographies & Memoirs

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Whitney Houston
Mark Bego
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The definitive biography of an American music legend.

Brief Lives: E. M. Forster
Richard Canning
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Manor Bier
Haydn Thomas
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The True German: The Diary of a World War II Military Judge
Werner Otto Mueller-Hill
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Werner Otto Muller-Hill served as a military judge in the Werhmacht during World War II. From March 1944 to the summer of 1945, he kept a diary, recording his impressions of what transpired around him as Germany hurtled into destruction. Muller-Hill's diary is a unique document giving us an insight into the German army.

Over the Ocean
Erika Fischer
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See No Evil: The true story of a Mafia Doctor's double life
Ron Felber
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An extraordinary book based on a terrifying true story. Grey's Anatomy meets Goodfellas. Now a major Fox network series, The Mob Doctor, due for broadcast in the UK in spring 2013.

Yours, E.R.
Terence Blacker
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A warm and witty collection of letters from HRH Elizabeth II, as imagined by Terence Blacker.

The Trouble with Tom
Paul Collins
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Follows the trail of the corpse of the author of "Common Sense," who was shunned as an infidel by the church, buried in an open field on a New York farm, and whose body was later dug up and moved to Britain years later by a well-meaning admirer who nevergot around to burying the remains.

Eating Pomegranates: A Memoir of Mothers, Daughters and Genes
Sarah Gabriel
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After a troubled upbringing that saw the early death of her mother from cancer, Sarah Gabriel had created a happy home life with her partner and two beautiful daughters.

Maps of My Life
Guy Browning
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A travel memoir, which revisits the richly comic highways, byways and unpaved tracks of the author's unusually peripatetic early years, peopled with unforgettable relatives, friends and foe such as the Fatted Calf, the Sainted One, Langton Machoko and Marshal LaPoulette.

Intolerably Hip
Andrew Kerr
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Andrew Kerr is the man who, with Arabella Churchill, put on the Glastonbury Fair of 1971. This is his story.

Whatever Next?: Reminiscences of a Journey Through Life
Earl Ferrers
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This is the extraordinary life story of Robert Shirley, the thirteenth Earl Ferrers, tracing his aristocratic upbringing in the 1930s through his wartime childhood, national service in the jungle of Malaya, Cambridge in the 1950s and finally his life a government minister in every Conservative Government ...

In the Shadow of Sacrifice: Thoughts on Life & Success
Howard Calhoun
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In the Shadow of Sacrifice shows by example how to minimize the significance of life's challenges by presenting them as necessary ingredients in a strong and healthy development. The book reveals the impoverished youth of Howard Calhoun, the one quirky life-changing intervention that started his path ...

A Different Kind of Sentinel
E. J. Drury II
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This is the true story of one hopelessly lost, young man's search for soul and her struggle to reunite the two of them before he is robbed of the very humanity that binds them to the same body. For in his eyes, only he is real, and she, but a dream, or so it seems until this indentured sailor stumbles ...

Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident
Bill Ayers
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"In this sequel to Fugitive Days, Ayers charts his life after the Weather Underground, when he becomes the GOP's flaunted "domestic terrorist," a "public enemy." Labeled a "domestic terrorist" by the McCain campaign in 2008 and used by the radical right in an attempt to castigate Obama for "pallin' around ...

Lucid Dreamer, A The Life of Peter Redgrove
Neil Roberts
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The work of the poet Peter Redgrove is one of the great treasures of late twentieth-century literature. His prolific output presents an intriguing variety of personae: magician, scientist, lover, psychologist, joker, and madman. This title shows how and why these personae developed, and displays the full depth and range of this visionary writer.

Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters in the History of Flight
David Darling
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"Accessible and entertaining."

From Harvey River: A Memoir Of My Mother And Her Island
Lorna Goodison
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As read on Radio 4, an irresistibly joyful memoir of mothers and daughters, and the importance of home.'The book is a joy... A bittersweet reminder to all Jamaica's exiles of what we have lost'. Independent

Arthur Miller: His Life and Work
Martin Gottfried
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'A consistently enthralling work.' Spectator

'Absorption in a male ethos and unease about feminine dominion, whether amatory or domestic, give Miller's plays their special colour, force and intensity.

My Father's Fortune: A Life
Michael Frayn
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Tells the story of the author's father, the quick-witted boy from a poor and struggling family, who overcame so many disadvantages and shouldered so many burdens to make a go of his life; who found happiness, had it snatched away from him in a single instant, and in the end, after many difficulties, perhaps found it again.

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