Biographies & Memoirs

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Letting Go of the Glitz: The True Story of One Woman's Struggle to Live the Simple Life in Chelsea
Julia Stephenson
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"Help! I'm Married Alive!" Julia Stephenson, struggling to cope with life as a Surrey housewife, grimly welded to her electric floor polisher and fed up with her golf-addicted, BMW-driving husband, bolts to the fleshpots of London.

Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry
Lynne Jones
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Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from Bosnia and 'mission-accomplished' Iraq, to tsunami-affected Aceh, post-earthquake Haiti and 'the Jungle' in Calais.

Call Me Diana: The Princess of Wales on the Princess of Wales
Nigel Cawthorne
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Throughout her life, until her untimely death in 1997, Diana frequently gave interviews and shared her thoughts with many people. In this fresh portrait over almost 20 years, Nigel Cawthorne gathers her most salient words - some known, some forgotten. They show a remarkable woman who is still able to inspire us two decades on.

The Ox: The Last of the Great Rock Stars: The Authorised Biography of The Who's John Entwistle
Paul Rees
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The authorised biography of The Who's John Entwistle

Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny
Nile Rodgers
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The astonishing and wildly entertaining memoir of Nile Rodgers: legendary producer and co-founder of the band Chic.

Remembering Diana
Marie Clayton
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This title provides a unique pictorial biography of one of the most engaging and beautiful women of the 20th century. Diana was an icon whose life and legacy continues to fascinate the world.

Tracking a Serial Killer
Chris McNab
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This gripping, fully-illustrated true crime book explores a range of 25 serial murderers in an innovative new format, using timelines both of the murderers' lives but also precise hour-by-hour timelines of the crimes that take the reader into the events of a murder, showing the cat-and-mouse game between killer, victim and the police.

An Extra Pair of Hands: A story of caring and everyday acts of love
Kate Mosse
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A rallying cry for carers and the acts of love that hold families together, from bestselling novelist Kate Mosse.

Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
David Sedaris
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A new roundup of personal essays from the No. 1 bestselling writer named by Time as America's Favourite Humorist.

Behind Ocean Lines: The Invisible Price of Accommodating Luxury
Melanie White
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An ex-yacht chef uncovers the dark reality of life at sea. By the age of twenty-two, Melanie is ticking life's boxes as if filling in a routine survey. Good grades at school? Check. Reliable university degree? Check. Steady graduate job? Check. Her two feet are planted firmly on solid ground; her life ...

Wandering Jew: The Search for Joseph Roth
Dennis Marks
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In this revealing 'psycho-geography', Dennis Marks makes a journey through the eastern borderlands of Europe to learn about the elusive writer Joseph Roth and the world in which he lived. The result is a riveting and involving documentary that reunites Roth with his creative landscape.

Sex, Drugs, and Yoga: A Memoir: One Woman's Journey from Rock Bottom to Inner Peace
Birdie Paradise
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A powerful, visceral memoir of a life undone. As she speeds through her twenties, Birdie is oblivious that Saturn is journeying towards its notorious return. She's far too busy searching for a connection in all the wrong places. Amid the chaos, she is unaware that twenty-seven will see her reach an ultimate ...

Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend
Diana Athill
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A collection of candid, entertaining letters, spanning thirty years of wit, wisdom, gossip and intimacy.

Moscow Calling: Memoirs of a Foreign Correspondent
Angus Roxburgh
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Moscow Calling gives a personal and revealing perspective of Russia from the acclaimed former BBC and Sunday Times Moscow correspondent, Angus Roxburgh, who worked in Russia for over 30 years and witnessed first-hand the darkest days of communism and the rise of Putin.

Diana: The People's Princess
Nicholas Owen
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On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales.

Ernest Bevin: Labour's Churchill
Andrew Adonis
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The paperback edition of the best-selling political biography.

I'll Tell Me Ma: A Childhood Memoir
Brian Keenan
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an ordinary boy who would go on to become world-famous as a hostage in Beirut and author of the extraordinary testimony of imprisonment and survival that was An Evil Cradling. a boy puzzled by religion and sectarianism, in love with books and music and full of curiosity about the world outside.

Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy
Supriya Vani, Carl A. Harte
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The first biography to be based on interviews with Ardern and those around her

Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir
Bill Clegg
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A story of one of the most gifted, charismatic and successful young literary agents in New York and his catastrophic fall into full-blown crack addiction: a collapse that would cost him his business, his home, many of his friends and - very nearly - his life.

Romantic Affinities: Portraits From an Age 1780-1830
Rupert Christiansen
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The winner of a 1989 Somerset Maugham Award, Romantic Affinities is a kaleidoscopic series of portraits from an era of tumultuous change in Europe as it was experienced and communicated by the writers of the age.

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