Biographies & Memoirs

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Winter
Karl Ove Knausgaard
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The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter 2 December - It is strange that you exist, but that you don't know anything about what the world looks ...


Sylvia Pankhurst: Sexual Politics and Political Activism
Barbara Winslow
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An extraordinary political biography of English suffragist, feminist, and socialist Sylvia Pankhurst.


The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir
Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Coates is the essential chronicler of black America, and his first memoir is a small and beautiful epic of growing up in 1980s Baltimore


Gutenberg
Stephan Fussel
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Named "Man of the Millennium" in 1999, Johannes Gutenberg was the creator of one of the most influential and revolutionary inventions in Europe's history: a printing press with mechanical movable type. This development sparked the printing revolution, which is regarded as the milestone of the second ...


Diaghilev and Friends
Joy Melville
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In Paris and London, Diaghilev drew together a talented group of artists such as Picasso, Bakst and Fokine, as well as dancers like Nijinsky, Lifar and Karsavina, and the composers Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Prokofiev. This book examines Diaghilev's destructive and tempestuous affair with his protege Nijinsky and his friendship with Jean Cocteau.


Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative and Fate
Daniel Mendelsohn
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Winner of the 2020 Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger, France's best foreign book of the year.

'Astounding' Sebastian Barry
'A masterpiece' Ayad Akhtar
'This little book is ruminative, humane, and gorgeously precise'Jonathan Lethem

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Lives: Buddha
Karen Armstrong
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A superb introduction to the life and thought of a revolutionary spiritual thinker.'Karen Armstrong has been one of the most persistent and powerful voices in the eminently respectable task of popularising religious scholarship in the anglophone world' GUARDIAN


My Life with Murderers: Behind Bars with the World's Most Violent Men
David Wilson
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A true crime memoir like no other, Professor David Wilson gets inside the mind of a murderer and tries to uncover what drives men to kill


Afghan Napoleon - The Life of Ahmad Shah Massoud
Sandy Gall, Rory Stewart
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Published on the 20th anniversary of Massoud's assassination, two days before the 9/11 attack, this is the first biography of Massoud published in over a decade.


Blair
Mick Temple
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Biography of the last British Prime Minister of the 20th Century.


Clem Attlee: Labour's Great Reformer
Francis Beckett
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Beckett compelling shows Attlee's relevance to a new political generation in this new edition of his acclaimed biography of the man he argues was Britain's greatest ever reforming Prime Minister.


Fledgling
Hannah Bourne-Taylor
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Fledgling tells the story of a woman rediscovering herself through connecting with nature after starting a whole new life in a different continent


More Than Likely: A Memoir
Dick Clement, Ian le Frenais
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From The Likely Lads and Porridge to Auf Wiedersehen, Pet - plus Brickies, Bank Robbers, Rogues, Rockers, Prima Donnas and Panic


Solito: The New York Times Bestseller
Javier Zamora
Condition: Used, Very Good
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A child's odyssey to reunite with his parents on the other side of the border


The Sound of Being Human: How Music Shapes Our Lives
Jude Rogers
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A book about how music shapes every emotional stage of our lives from one of the most high-profile female pop writers in the UK today


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...


Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules
Jeremy Scott
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The extraordinary stories of six women who defied the spirit of their age


Fathomless Riches: Or How I Went From Pop to Pulpit
Reverend Richard Coles
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The memoir of popular BBC Radio 4 SATURDAY LIVE presenter and former member of the Communards, the Reverend Richard Coles.


My Father's Brain: Understanding Life in the Shadow of Alzheimer's
Sandeep Jauhar
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A son's journey through his father's dementia


The Great Diamond Heist: The True Story of the Hatton Garden Robbery
Gordon Bowers
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Over the Easter weekend in 2015, a gang of criminals robbed a safe depository in London's Hatton Garden. Shortly before, electrical cables under nearby Kingsway had caught on fire, disrupting the emergency services in the area. Coincidence? Nigel Cawthorne digs deep to question the motives and methods behind diamond theft.

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