Biographies & Memoirs

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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.


Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse
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Two comedy greats talk life, friendship and the joys of fishing


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.


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.


Breaking & Mending: A junior doctor's stories of compassion & burnout
Joanna Cannon
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The unforgettable memoir from the bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie.


Gloucester Crescent: Me, My Dad and Other Grown-Ups
William Miller
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A memoir of growing up amidst a group of the most brilliant intellectuals of a generation - now in paperback.


Sex Power Money
Sara Pascoe
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** THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 5 BESTSELLER ** ** FEATURED ON BBC ARTS' BETWEEN THE COVERS ** Award-winning comedian Sara Pascoe turns her attention to the things that really matter to humans - sex, power and money. 'A genuinely hilarious explanation of the science of sex' FRANKIE BOYLE 'I've never read a book ...


Trans: A Memoir
Juliet Jacques
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Deep down, I feel just as genderqueer after the physical changes as before. I believe that there are as many gender identities as there are people; all unique, all constantly being explored in conscious and unconscious ways


Two-Way Mirror: The Life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Fiona Sampson
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How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times.


War and Peace and Sonya
Judith M. Armstrong
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Fictional biography featuring real photographs from Sonya Tolstoy's life


Brief Lives: E. M. Forster
Richard Canning
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A century after his novels first came out, E.M. Forster remains one of the most widely read and best-loved authors of the twentieth century. He made his name with novels such as 'A Room with a View' and 'Howards End', which, with their detailed analyses of English snobbery and racism, established him ...


Brief Lives: Gustave Flaubert
Andrew Brown
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Serving as a perfect introduction to this well-known French writer, Flaubert scholar Meryl Tyers’ work covers the remarkable life of the renowned author of Madame Bovary and A Sentimental Education. Accompanying Memoirs of a Madman and November, both published by Hesperus, this highly informative work ...

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