Biographies & Memoirs

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Sultan of Swing: The Life of David Butler
Michael Crick
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Based on interviews with Butler himself, his friends, colleagues and family, and with access to many previously unseen papers, Crick chronicles the long and energetic life of the greatest analyst of British elections - a story which weaves its way through post-war history with surprises, colour and humour.


David Sheppard: Batting for the Poor: The authorized biography of the celebrated cricketer and bishop
Professor Andrew Bradstock
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As a sportsman, priest and bishop, David Sheppard played a significant role in British public life during the second half of the twentieth century, achieving household-name status in two entirely separate fields. There has been no previous biography.


Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of a Musical Legend
Karen Bartlett
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Paperback edition of bestselling music biography.


Marshall McLuhan: The Medium and the Messenger
Philip Marchand
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A new look at the man who gave us ideas "the medium is the message" and "globalvillage".


White Boots and Miniskirts: A True Story of Life in the Swinging Sixties
Jacky Hyams
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White Boots and Miniskirts is a down to earth, honest perspective of a fast changing world, told with wry humour by a woman in search of love and success in the most exciting city on the planet...


Friends Change the World: We Are The Supremes
Zoe Tucker
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We Are The Supremes tells the inspiring story of three young school friends whose amazing talent and hard work saw them become America's most successful vocal group of all time, The Supremes.


This Long Pursuit: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer
Richard Holmes
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'A masterly performance by the greatest literary biographer of his generation' Oldie


Terry the Tramp: The Life and Dangerous Times of a One Percenter
K. Randall Ball
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"Each page of "Terry the Tramp" takes the reader on the ride of his life, on a rough ride through the dark and seedy side of biker history" - Ultimate MotorCycling.com

The book takes its reader through Terry's turbulent life, from his impoverished upbringing in a broken home to his ultimate imprisonment ...


Brave
Rose McGowan
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'My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same.'-Rose McGowan

A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - a voice for generations


Coal Black Mornings
Brett Anderson
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A brilliant, beautifully written memoir from Suede founder and lead singer Brett Anderson.


Tony Visconti: The Autobiography: Bowie, Bolan and the Brooklyn Boy
Tony Visconti
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A name synonymous with ground-breaking music, Tony Visconti has worked with the most dynamic and influential names in pop, from T.Rex and Iggy Pop to David Bowie and U2. This is the compelling life story of the man who helped shape music history, and gives a unique, first-hand insight into life in London during the late 1960s and '70s.


Wishful Drinking
Carrie Fisher
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In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher told the true and intoxicating story of her life with inimitable wit.

Born to celebrity parents, she was picked to play a princess in a little movie called Star Wars when only 19 years old. "But it isn't all sweetness and light sabres." Alas, aside from a demanding ...


Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey
Mark Dery
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The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense.


'A genius book about a bookish genius' Daniel Handler, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events


The Art of Resistance: My Four Years in the French Underground
Justus Rosenberg
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The gripping memoir of 98-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor Justus Rosenberg, who risked everything to join the French Resistance and smuggle people out of Nazi territory during World War II.


The Globalist: Peter Sutherland - His Life and Legacy
John Walsh
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THE GLOBALIST is the first in-depth biography of an international power-broker who was instrumental in shaping the global economy that we know today.


Undivided: Coming Out, Becoming Whole, and Living Free From Shame
Vicky Beeching
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Vicky Beeching, called "arguably the most influential Christian of her generation" in The Guardian, began writing songs for the church in her teens. By the time she reached her early thirties, Vicky was a household name in churches on both sides of the pond.


Out of Africa
Karen Blixen
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From the moment the author arrived in Kenya in 1914 to manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa. Drawn to the intense colours and ravishing landscapes, she spent her happiest years on the farm. In this title, her experiences and friendships with the people around her are vividly recalled.


Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found
Cheryl Strayed
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'One of the best books I've read in the last five or ten years... Wild is angry, brave, sad, self-knowing, redemptive, raw, compelling, and brilliantly written, and I think it's destined to be loved by a lot of people, men and women, for a very long time.' Nick Hornby


Arsene Wenger: The Biography
Xavier Rivoire
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A highly readable portrait of an astute and incisive manager.


Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
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During his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) served his country in many capacities, including as the third President of the United States. But ultimately, this gifted individual — an accomplished architect, naturalist, and linguist — wished to be remembered primarily as the writer ...

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