Biographies & Memoirs

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Naguib Mahfouz at Sidi Gaber: Reflections of a Nobel Laureate, 1994-2001
Naguib Mahfouz
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In one of his regular columns in Al-Ahram Weekly, Naguib Mahfouz at the age of 89 wrote of his feeling of having reached the penultimate station of his life, and noted how it reminded him of his annual journey from Cairo to Alexandria: at Sidi Gaber Station he begins to prepare his luggage, ready to ...


Outside In
Peter Hain
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Peter Hain has lived an extraordinary life. Formerly an 'outsider' he became an 'insider', one of the last Labour government's most effective ministers. He held an array of glittering posts in the British political establishment, from key roles in the Foreign Office and the Department of Trade and Industry, ...


Life is More Beautiful Than Paradise: A Jihadist's Own Story
Khaled Al-Berry
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The author describes how he became drawn to a radical Islamic group as a teenager, his committment to the group's beliefs and activities, his arrest and time in prison, and his eventual rejection of radical Islam.


The Real Peter Pan: The Tragic Life of Michael Llewelyn Davies
Piers Dudgeon
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Michael Llewelyn Davies was the fourth of five brothers who provided the inspiration for J. M. Barrie's characters Peter Pan, the Lost Boys and the Darling brothers. Barrie struck up an intense friendship with the children and their parents when he encountered them playing in London's Kensington Gardens, ...


Life Like Other People's
Alan Bennett
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The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb: Founder of Save the Children
Clare Mulley
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Presents the adventures and tribulations of Eglantyne Jebb, founder of Save the Children.


Tony Benn a Biography
Jad Adams
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The life story of one of Britain's most enduringly popular politicians.


Rather His Own Man: In Court with Tyrants, Tarts and Troublemakers
Geoffrey Robertson
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Compelling memoir of the UK's leading human rights lawyer. Both funny and personal, it follows on from his best selling memoir The Justice Game, bringing Robertson's fascinating and colourful career up to date.


The Boxer's Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Death Camps
Nathan Shapow
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A story about the horrors of the holocaust but also of hope through the redeeming power of sport.


Bohemian Lives: Three Extraordinary Women: Ida Nettleship, Sophie Brzeska and Fernande Olivier
Amy Licence
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The interweaving lives of Ida John, Sophie Brzeska and Fernande Olivier: three mould-breaking women who forged modern relationships with extraordinary men (writer Augustus John, and artists Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Picasso).


Jacob's Ladder
Michael Ashcroft
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The first political biography of one of the most significant politicians of today.


Byron in Love
Edna O'Brien
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Secret Life, The: Three True stories
Andrew O'Hagan
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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.


Forever England: The Life of Rupert Brooke
Mike Read
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Rupert Brooke, strikingly good-looking, e ffortlessly charming and prodigiously gifted, has become the tragic embodiment of the generation lost between 1914 and 1918. Upon the poet's tragic untimely death, Winston Churchill declared that 'we shall never see his like again', yet Brooke immortalised himself ...


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.


Escape from Baghdad: First Time Was For the Money, This Time It's Personal
James Ashcroft
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Abandoned by the occupying Coalition Forces, Sammy and his family face certain death at the hands of the Shia-dominated Iraqi Police and the death squads that roam the streets unless Ash and his team can get in and get them to safety over the border.

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