Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Biography


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Biography - Lives between the lines at Abbey's Bookshop.

73,385 results

Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt

978/046/502/9780465024292.jpg

Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt

Edward P. Kohn

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

An acclaimed historian presents a dual biography of Theodore Roosevelt and New York City, showing how Roosevelt's identity... [more]

$44.99  $18.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Pets by Royal Appointment: The Royal Family and Their Animals

978/184/954/9781849546034.jpg

Pets by Royal Appointment: The Royal Family and Their Animals

Brian Hoey

Biography: royalty; History; Domestic animals & pets

Hardback

Another royal classic from the bestselling author of Not in Front of the Corgis 9781849541763. The ideal Christmas gift book... [more]

$29.99  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Edison and the Rise of Innovation

978/140/276/9781402767364.jpg

Edison and the Rise of Innovation

Leonard DeGraaf

Biography: business & industry; Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he created a world-renowned brand,... [more]

$39.99  $25.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years

978/161/039/9781610392365.jpg

The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years

Greil Marcus

Individual actors & performers; Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Frequently brilliant... Marcus has the ability to play tour guide in the places we think we already know. It's exactly what... [more]

$24.95  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Freddie Mercury and Queen

978/030/682/9780306820717.jpg

Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Freddie Mercury and Queen

Mark Blake

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Based on new interviews, the first behind-the-scenes narrative biography of one of the biggest and greatest rock bands of... [more]

$32.99  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Abraham Lincoln: An Illustrated Life and Legacy

978/160/710/9781607109365.jpg

Abraham Lincoln: An Illustrated Life and Legacy

Thomas F. Schwartz, Thomas Cussans

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

Mixed media product

The sixteenth president of the United States was an exceptionally astute politician who has left a compelling story and legacy... [more]

$54.95  $20.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

978/080/277/9780802779656.jpg

Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo and the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter, Sobel, a cloistered nun,... [more]

$33.95  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back

/978/038/553/9780385533768.jpg

Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and...

Robert Levine

True crime; History: specific events & topics; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business & management; E-commerce: business aspects; Information technology industries

Hardback

Title is bracketed on title page and spine. [more]

$44.95  $15.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Time: Albert Einstein: The Enduring Legacy of a Modern Genius

978/160/320/9781603201735.jpg

Time: Albert Einstein: The Enduring Legacy of a Modern Genius

Richard Lacayo

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering

Hardback

Provides an illuminating overview of Albert Einstein's life, work, and theories, presented for the everyday reader. This book... [more]

$29.95  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

978/046/501/9780465018338.jpg

Not by Chance Alone: My Life as a Social Psychologist

Elliot Aronson

Biography; Autobiography: general; Social, group or collective psychology

Hardback

The life and times of one of the twentieth century's leading psychologists [more]

$44.99  $16.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Chagrin D'ecole

978/207/039/9782070396849.jpg

Chagrin D'ecole

Daniel Pennac

Autobiography: literary; Languages & ESL

Paperback

[more]

$24.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

978/080/271/9780802717382.jpg

Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

Diana Preston

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

Much mythology has grown up around the world's best-remembered celebrity couple, all of which Preston explores in her stirring... [more]

$39.95  $18.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
For the Glory: The Life of Eric Liddell

978/178/416/9781784160043.jpg

For the Glory: The Life of Eric Liddell

Duncan Hamilton

Biography: sport; Biography: religious & spiritual; Christian mission & evangelism; Prisoners of war; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

No one has embodied the ideals of the Olympic movement quite like Eric Liddell, star of the Oscar-winning film Chariots of... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi

978/014/356/9780143569183.jpg

The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi

Robin de Crespigny

Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

Robin de Crespigny's The People Smuggler is the gripping, inspring story of one man's escape from Saddam's Iraq to become... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A House Full of Daughters

978/009/959/9780099598039.jpg

A House Full of Daughters

Juliet Nicolson

Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

All families have their myths and Juliet Nicolson's was no different: her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita,... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Moranifesto

978/009/194/9780091949068.jpg

Moranifesto

Caitlin Moran

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Literary essays; Fiction & Literature; Humour

Paperback

'I've lived through ten iOS upgrades on my Mac - and that's just something I use to muck about on Twitter. Surely capitalism... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Journey of a Thousand Storms: A Refugee's Story

978/014/378/9780143786092.jpg

Journey of a Thousand Storms: A Refugee's Story

Kooshyar Karimi

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Translation & interpretation; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Espionage & secret services; Medical ethics & professional conduct

Paperback

Kooshyar Karimi had two careers in Iran, one as a doctor and one as an award-winning translator. Until he was kidnapped by... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece the Sun Also Rises

978/054/494/9780544944435.jpg

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece the...

Lesley M. M. Blume

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general

Paperback

A dazzling depiction of the genesis of <i>The Sun Also Rises</i> and how Ernest Hemingway created his own legend [more]

$27.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road Drugs Empire

978/075/354/9780753546673.jpg

American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk...

Nick Bilton

Biography; True crime

Paperback

In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day

978/006/244/9780062444264.jpg

Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of...

Joel Selvin

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; True stories

Paperback

Rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous... [more]

$27.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Heloise

978/014/377/9780143770992.jpg

Heloise

Mandy Hager

Biography: literary; Fiction & Literature

Paperback

What happens when the 12th century's most famous French lovers are caught in the crossfire of factions, religious reform and... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

978/081/298/9780812983500.jpg

Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

Larry Tye

Biography: general; History

Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the author of Satchel comes an in-depth, vibrant, and measured biography about the most complex... [more]

$37.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

978/150/984/9781509843886.jpg

Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

Roberto Saviano

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The explosive international bestseller [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire

978/037/453/9780374536763.jpg

The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire...

Laura Claridge

Biography; Biography: literary

Paperback

An intimate and often surprising biography, The Lady with the Borzoi is the story of an ambitious, seductive, and impossibly... [more]

$27.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Extraordinary Life of Pikelet

978/014/378/9780143783237.jpg

The Extraordinary Life of Pikelet

Calley Gibson

Biography; Memoirs; Dogs as pets; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

All it took for a tiny, no-name pup from the pound was someone to believe in him - and save him from death row - and an internet... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Your cart does not contain any items.