Collected biographies

    Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars 1955-1994

    By David Hepworth

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    Defining moments and turning points in the lives of forty rock stars from 1955 to 1995, this title takes you on a journey to burst a hundred myths and create a hundred more.

    Bruno and Lewis

    By Ralph Oates

    Paperback £12.65

    Frank Bruno and Lennox Lewis, who made their professional debuts in 1982 and 1989 respectively, were a most welcome addition to the UK heavyweight ranks. Bruno and Lewis had different personalities, but the same ambition-to fight their way to the very top of the division and become the first British...

    Move Fast and Break Things

    By Jonathan Taplin

    Hardback £13.85

    Google. Amazon. Facebook. The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies turning ever-larger profits. Those of us who consume the content that feeds them are farmed for the purposes of being sold ever more products and advertising. Those that create the content - the artists, writers and musicians -...

    Modern Women

    By Kira Cochrane

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    Modern Women is a celebration of 52 influential and inspiring women who have changed the world through their lives, work and actions

    House Full of Daughters

    By Juliet Nicolson

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    All families have their myths and Juliet Nicolson's was no different: her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation of her great-grandmother Victoria, the infamous eccentricity of her grandmother Vita, her mother's Tory-conventional background. This book takes us through seven generations of women.

    The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

    By Dava Sobel

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    'A biographical orrery - intricate, complex and fascinating' The Observer 'A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves' The Economist #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in science

    Wars of the Roosevelts

    By William J. Mann

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    A biography of the Roosevelt family draws on familial secrets and complex rivalries to argue that the Roosevelts' rise to power was driven by a series of inside competitions that were witnessed firsthand by an increasingly begrudging Eleanor Roosevelt.

    Summer Before the Dark

    By Volker Weidermann

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    A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week It's as if they're made for each other. Two men, both falling, but holding each other up for a time. Ostend, 1936: the Belgian seaside town is playing host to a coterie of artists, intellectuals and madmen, who find themselves in limbo...

    Ray & Joan

    By Lisa Napoli

    Hardback Save £5.94 = £15.05

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