Biography and True Stories

    Biography & True Stories

    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    By Annette Gordon-Reed

    Paperback £12.95

    A ground-breaking historical work that explicates Thomas Jefferson's vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery and race.

    Mistress and Commander

    By Amelia Dalton

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Please Enjoy Your Happiness

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Please Enjoy Your Happiness is a beautifully written coming-of-age memoir based on the English author's summer-long love affair with a remarkable older Japanese woman. Whilst serving as a seaman at the age of nineteen, Paul Brinkley-Rogers met Kaji Yukiko, a sophisticated, highly intellectual Japanese woman, who was on the run...

    Genius of Jane Austen

    By Paula Byrne

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A radical look at Jane Austen as you've never seen her - as a lover of farce, comic theatre and juvenilia. Jane's World celebrates Britain's favourite novelist 200 years after her death and explores why her books make such awesome movies, time after time.

    Letterman

    By Jason Zinoman

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    New York Times Bestseller New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman delivers the definitive story of the life and artistic legacy of David Letterman, the greatest television talk show host of all time and the signature comedic voice of a generation. In a career spanning more than thirty years, David...

    Five Presidents

    By Clint Hill

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    Dark Destroyer

    By Nigel Benn

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    Not Your Average Nurse

    By Maggie Groff

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    To a young girl the life of a nurse sounds exciting, but with long hours and short shrift it's never easy. So when Maggie Groff embarks on her training at London's King's College Hospital she must quickly get to grips with a demanding career. It's sink or swim.

    Which Yet Survive...

    By John Mills

    Hardback £17.46

    In this charming memoir chemist and aficionado of the arts John Mills embarks on a journey from the 1950's Soho scene to the furthest reaches of a waning British Empire and beyond.

    We Were the Future

    By Yael Neeman

    Hardback £12.65

    Neeman's unique and captivating first-hand experience of growing up in the kibbutz will inform and entrance

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