Biography: general books

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The Sun And Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler's Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood

The Sun And Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler's Exiles...

Author: Donna Rifkind
ISBN: 9781590517215
Format: Hardback
$47.99

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Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton: Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton:...

Author: Benjamin Wardhaugh
ISBN: 9780008299989
Format: Paperback
$25.85

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised...

Author: Ranulph Fiennes
ISBN: 9781529335507
Format: Paperback
$24.99

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James Joyce

James Joyce

Author: Edna O'Brien
ISBN: 9781474614450
Format: Paperback
$22.99

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Byron In Love

Byron In Love

Author: Edna O'Brien
ISBN: 9781474614443
Format: Paperback
$22.99

The nobility, arrogance and sheer theatre of Byron's life.  Read More >>

What Would Dani Do?: My guide to living your best life

What Would Dani Do?: My guide to living your best life...

Author: Dani Dyer
ISBN: 9781529104288
Format: Paperback
$19.99

The Sunday Times bestseller Dani Dyer stole the nation's heart with her genuine warmth and honest personality when...  Read More >>

The Decline of the Congress System: Metternich, Italy and European Diplomacy

The Decline of the Congress System: Metternich, Italy...

Author: Miroslav Sedivy (University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic)
ISBN: 9780755602254
Format: Paperback
$59.99

Following the Congress of Vienna in 1815, the 'Congress System' became the primary instrument of diplomacy in Europe....  Read More >>

At the Risk of Thinking: An Intellectual Biography of Julia Kristeva

At the Risk of Thinking: An Intellectual Biography of...

Author: Alice Jardine (Harvard University, USA) ,  Mari Ruti (University of Toronto, Canada)
ISBN: 9781501341335
Format: Paperback
$39.99

The first biography of Julia Kristeva-one of the most important intellectuals of the last 100 years. It connects...  Read More >>

George Farquhar: A Migrant Life Reversed

George Farquhar: A Migrant Life Reversed

Author: David Roberts (Birmingham City University, UK)
ISBN: 9781350147478
Format: Paperback
$59.99

George Farquhar (1677-1707) is one of the most successful and enduringly popular Restoration playwrights. His two...  Read More >>

My Opposition: The Diary of Friedrich Kellner - A German against the Third Reich

My Opposition: The Diary of Friedrich Kellner - A German...

Author: Friedrich Kellner ,  Robert Scott Kellner
ISBN: 9781108406963
Format: Paperback
$36.20

A remarkable account of Nazi Germany at war and of one man's struggle against totalitarianism. Friedrich Kellner's...  Read More >>

A Life Force in Life Science: Discovering Ida MacLean

A Life Force in Life Science: Discovering Ida MacLean...

Author: Penny Freedman
ISBN: 9781913208325
Format: Paperback
$25.85

A Life Force in Life Science tells the extraordinary story of Ida Smedley MacLean.  Read More >>

The Castle on Sunset: Love, Fame, Death and Scandal at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont

The Castle on Sunset: Love, Fame, Death and Scandal...

Author: Shawn Levy
ISBN: 9781474611848
Format: Paperback
$22.99

The intoxicating story of Hollywood, as seen from the suites and bungalows of its most iconic hotel  Read More >>

The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice-Crossing Antarctica Alone

The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice-Crossing Antarctica...

Author: Colin O'Brady
ISBN: 9781982133115
Format: Hardback
$51.75

Colin O'Brady's awe-inspiring memoir spans his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident to his gripping 932-mile...  Read More >>

Motherwell: A Girlhood

Motherwell: A Girlhood

Author: Deborah Orr
ISBN: 9781474611459
Format: Hardback
$45.00

A stunning literary memoir about the author's relationship with her complicated mother and childhood for fans of...  Read More >>

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

Author: Anna Wiener
ISBN: 9780008296858
Format: Hardback
$43.96

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Jeremy Hardy Speaks Volumes: words, wit, wisdom, one-liners and rants

Jeremy Hardy Speaks Volumes: words, wit, wisdom, one-liners...

Author: Jeremy Hardy
ISBN: 9781529300352
Format: Hardback
$39.99

A collection and celebration of the very best words, wit, wisdom, rants and one-liners from Jeremy Hardy, one of...  Read More >>

The Author Who Outsold Dickens: The Life and Work of W H Ainsworth

The Author Who Outsold Dickens: The Life and Work of...

Author: Stephen Carver
ISBN: 9781526720696
Format: Hardback
$55.99

A new biography of an unjustly neglected Victorian novelist, with original research drawing on his unpublished correspondence,...  Read More >>

Banjo

Banjo

Author: Grantlee Kieza
ISBN: 9780733335914
Format: Paperback
$32.99

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Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison-Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out

Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison-Solitary...

Author: Jason Rezaian
ISBN: 9780062691583
Format: Paperback
$44.85

An important story. Harrowing, and suspenseful, yes-but it's also a deep dive into a complex and egregiously misunderstood...  Read More >>

Peter Shore: Labour's Forgotten Patriot - Reappraising Peter Shore

Peter Shore: Labour's Forgotten Patriot - Reappraising...

Author: Kevin Hickson ,  Jasper Miles
ISBN: 9781785904738
Format: Hardback
$108.49

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