Collected biographies

    Churchill & Orwell

    By Thomas E. Ricks

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    The timely dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell - 20th century champions of British democracy and freedom

    Bohemian Lives

    By Amy Licence

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    The interweaving lives of Ida John, Sophie Brzeska and Fernande Olivier: three mould-breaking women who forged modern relationships with extraordinary men writer Augustus John, and artists Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Picasso.

    Husband-Hunters

    By Anne De Courcy

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    A sparkling social history of the 'Dollar Princesses', the young American heiresses who married into the English aristocracy.

    Following on

    By James Buttler

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    What is it like to follow a famous father into top class sport? Through exclusive interviews with a large number of fathers and sons who had played professional cricket, "Following On" explores the multi-generational nature of cricket and examines the father and son relationships in the sport.

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    By Iris Origo

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    The last - and arguably most intense - love affair of one of the greatest British poets Teresa Guiccioli was just nineteen, and recently married to a jealous husband nearly three times her age, when she met Byron. He was one of the most infamous men in Europe; she was...

    Uncommon People

    By David Hepworth

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    The age of the rock star, like the age of the cowboy, has passed. Like the cowboy, the idea of the rock star lives on in our imaginations. The author zeroes in on defining moments and turning points in the lives of forty rock stars from 1955 to 1995, taking...

    Bruno and Lewis

    By Ralph Oates

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    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 -...

    Army Wives: From Crimea to Afghanistan: the Real Lives of the Women Behind the Men in Uniform

    By Midge Gillies

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    Following the lives of the women behind the men in uniform, Army Wives examines what it really means to be part of the 'army family'.

    The Durrells of Corfu

    By Michael Haag

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    The Durrell family are immortalised in Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals and its ITV adaptation, The Durrells. But what of the real life Durrells? Why did they go to Corfu in the first place - and what happened to them after they left? The real story of the...

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