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Biography: general

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Hero: David Bowie

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Hero: David Bowie

Lesley-Ann Jones

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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A unique portrait of the globally revered artist, and the complex man behind the legend. [more]

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

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Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times

Joel Richard Paul

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The inspiring biography of John Marshall, the most influential chief justice in history, who in the early 1800s shaped the... [more]

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling

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Sharper 1980-2013: A Biography of Martin Sharp as told to Lowell Tarling...

Lowell Tarling

Art & design styles: Pop art; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In this second of two volumes, Lowell Tarling offers us a way into the enigmatic and reclusive artist, through extensive interviews... [more]

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

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You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin...

Rachel Corbett

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary

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[An] empathetic and imaginative biography, deeply researched. -The New Yorker [more]

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George: A Memory of George Michael

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George: A Memory of George Michael

Sean Smith

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

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George is the story of two extraordinary lives - the private man and the public legend. [more]

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Scrappy Little Nobody

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Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick

Film, TV & Radio; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War

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Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed...

Nigel Cliff

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Biography: arts & entertainment; International relations

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Relates the story of a remarkable young Texan pianist, Van Cliburn, who played his way through the wall of fear built by... [more]

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Gustave Flaubert

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Gustave Flaubert

Anne Green

Biography: literary

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A new critical biography of Gustave Flaubert, widely regarded as one of the world's greatest novelists, and whose work continues... [more]

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The Man Who Was George Smiley: The Life of John Bingham

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The Man Who Was George Smiley: The Life of John Bingham

Michael Jago

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary

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The story of John Bingham, spy and author, who inspired John le Carre's most famous character, George Smiley. [more]

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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Caroline Fraser

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

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The first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie... [more]

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The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

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The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever...

Greg Sestero, Tom Bissell

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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The hilarious and inspiring story of how a mysterious misfit got past every roadblock in the Hollywood system to achieve success... [more]

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Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

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Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III

Robert Greenfield

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

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The definitive biography of the reclusive and mysterious Grateful Dead benefactor and renowned LSD chemist without whom the... [more]

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In Patagonia: 40th Anniversary Edition

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In Patagonia: 40th Anniversary Edition

Bruce Chatwin

Autobiography: general; Social groups; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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When Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature.... [more]

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Ragamuffin Man: The World of Syd Fischer

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Ragamuffin Man: The World of Syd Fischer

David Salter

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Sailing

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In 1938 a knockabout 11-year-old kid from Marrickville, Sydney, is suddenly confronted by mortality. His mother dies. His... [more]

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The Extraordinary Life of A. A. Milne

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The Extraordinary Life of A. A. Milne

Nadia Cohen

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A fascinating insight into one of the world's most beloved children's authors [more]

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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age

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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father...

David N. Schwartz

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; Advocate - Science

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The definitive biography of the brilliant, charismatic, and very human physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi [more]

$49.99

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Coco: Great Lives in Graphic Form

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Coco: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Sophie Collins

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives.... [more]

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Biographic: Cezanne: Great Lives in Graphic Form

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Biographic: Cezanne: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Katie Greenwood

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives.... [more]

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Churchill's Confidant: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend

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Churchill's Confidant: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend

Richard Steyn

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The remarkable story of Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts, two hugely influential figures, who, though they met each other first... [more]

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David: The Divided Heart

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David: The Divided Heart

David Wolpe

Biography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs

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A reexamination of the biblical David, legendary warrior, poet, and king, by one of America's most respected rabbis [more]

$27.99

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Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee: Winner of the Orwell Prize

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Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee: Winner of the Orwell Prize

John Bew

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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The Orwell Prize-winning biography of Clement Attlee, a landmark contribution to the political dialogue by the 'outstanding... [more]

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Titans of History: The Giants Who Made Our World

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Titans of History: The Giants Who Made Our World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history

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The history of the world told through the entertaining, horrifying and inspiring characters that everyone should know [more]

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Testimony

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Testimony

Robbie Robertson

Music; Rock & Pop music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists... [more]

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The Princess Diarist (Star Wars)

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The Princess Diarist (Star Wars)

Carrie Fisher

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Science fiction

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When Carrie Fisher discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to... [more]

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Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry

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Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry

Paul Goldberger

Architecture; Biography: literary

Paperback

From Pulitzer Prize–winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger: an engaging, nuanced exploration of the life and work... [more]

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