Biographies & Memoirs

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Brief Lives: Honore De Balzac
David Carter
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The author of the monumental La Comédie Humaine, Honoré de Balzac was an extraordinarily prolific writer and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of realism. This new biography looks at his remarkable body of work, setting it against his life in 19th-century France and making it an informative ...


Brief Lives: Stendhal
Andrew Brown
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Man Behind the Sculpture: The Autobiography of Wilfred Cass
Wilfred Cass
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This book is an intimate profile of the man and artist, highlighting his personal and professional achievements


Muckraker: The scandalous life and times of W.T. Stead
W. Sydney Robinson
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Paperback edition of the award-winning and massively acclaimed true story Britain's first investigative journalist.


The Wolf Pit
Will Cohu
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only after childhood ended was he aware of the price the adults had paid for life in this most romantic of settings.Navigating family tensions and the trials of growing up, Will describes the close-knit community of North Yorkshire and his family's place within it: the shepherd probing the head-high snowdrifts for his flock;


The Train in the Night: A Story of Music and Loss
Nick Coleman
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How do you lose music? Then having lost it, what do you do next? This book offers an account of one man's struggle to recover from loss of his greatest passion - and go one further than that: to restore his ability not only to hear but to think about and feel music, by going back to the series of big bangs which kicked off his musical universe.


The Last Victorians: A Daring Reassessment of Four  Twentieth Century Eccentrics
W. Sydney Robinson
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W. Sydney Robinson returns with this brilliant exploration of four Victorian eccentrics.


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 ...

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