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Diana: Her Last Love

by Kate Snell

The official tie-in for the film Diana, starring Naomi Watts and Naveen Andrews, this updated edition brings the the story up-to-date following the inquests into the deaths of Diana Princess of Wales and...


The Third Best Hull

by Dennis Hull & Robert Thompson

Everyone knows about Bobby Hull, but not everyone remembers that his brother Dennis also was a hockey star in his own right and in this book, the other Hull outlines his life in hockey with humorous anecdotes...


Captain Paul Watson: Interview With a Pirate

by Lamya Essemlali & Paul Watson

The behind-the-scenes true story of Paul Watson, the world's most famous eco-pirate and marine animal rights activist.

Paul Watson became an animal rights activist at the young age of eleven, in 1962. When...


101 People of the Bible You Should Know: Famous, Not-So-Famous, Sometimes Infamous

by Inc. Barbour Publishing

The Bible is filled with characters you should know—and here are 101 brief biographies to bring those famous, not-so-famous, and infamous folks to life.


The Nominee: A Political and Spiritual Journey

by Leslie H. Southwick

President George W. Bush nominated Leslie H. Southwick in 2007 to the federal appeals court, Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans. Initially, Southwick seemed a consensus nominee. Just days before his hearing,...


Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation

by John Ferling

A spellbinding history of the epic rivalry that shaped our republic: Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and their competing visions for America.

From the award-winning author of Almost a Miracle and The Ascent...


No Particular Place to Go

by Hugo Williams

'A hilarious book of bad times, bedtimes and benders. It is a kind of cool parody of On the Road.' New Statesman No Particular Place to Go (first published in 1981) relates Hugo Williams' journey across the...


Henry Miller: A Life

by Robert Ferguson

Bohemian, egoist and prophet of sensualism, Henry Miller remains to many writers and readers a literary lion. Born in Brooklyn in 1891, son of a tailor of German extraction, Miller would embrace a freewheeling...


All the Time in the World

by Hugo Williams

'I believe I shall be writing home about this trip for the rest of my life... years from now, still recollecting, like an old white hunter, shadowy images to an empty fireplace, far into the night...' All the...


Victor Gollancz: A Biography

by Ruth Dudley Edwards

Victor Gollancz was a teacher, publisher, author and campaigner who spent his life passionately trying to make people see the truth as he saw it. If it's as a publisher that he is remembered above all, nonetheless...


Freelancing: Adventures of a Poet

by Hugo Williams

In 1988 Hugo Williams began to pen his 'Freelance' column for the Times Literary Supplement: a window that allowed him to exhibit the full panoply of his gifts as travel writer, literary portraitist, working...


Eight Bells and Top Masts: Diaries from a Tramp Steamer

by Christopher Lee

The late 1950s, twilight years of the British Empire, saw the end of the era of the 'tramp steamer' - coal-burning merchant ships that 'tramped' from port to port in the days before bulk carriers, hunting for...


The Time by the Sea: Aldeburgh 1955-1958

by Dr Ronald Blythe

The Time by the Sea is about Ronald Blythe's life in Aldeburgh during the 1950s. He had originally come to the Suffolk coast as an aspiring young writer, but found himself drawn into Benjamin Britten's circle...


Don Messer: The Man Behind the Music

by Johanna Bertin

Don Messer was more than a household name in Canada - he was part of family life, the background music in Canadian kitchens - first on radio, and then on television. Private and unassuming, Don was everyman,...


Philip Larkin, the Marvell Press and Me

by Jean Hartley

First published in 1989 Philip Larkin, the Marvell Press, and Me is the story of how this small publishing company became a chapter in literary history when, in 1955, the then novice publishers, of which Jean...


Journals, 1939-1977

by Keith Vaughan

There is nothing like Keith Vaughan's Journals. They represent one of the greatest pieces of confessional writing of the twentieth-century. Keith Vaughan was a painter and belonged to the Neo-Romantic group,...


And Still I Rise

by Doreen Lawrence

"In April 1993, Stephen Lawrence was murdered by a group of young white men on a street in south-east London. From the first police investigation onwards, the case was badly mishandled. In the end, long after...


Moral Desperado: A Life of Thomas Carlyle

by Simon Heffer

'A brilliant and scholarly biography of an extraordinary figure.' Lord Blake, Country Life 'A fresh, engaging, conscientious account of one of the great Victorians.' Michael Foot, London Review of Books 'A thorough...


'Tears Before Bedtime' and 'Weep No More'

by Barbara Skelton

The expression 'femme fatale' could have been coined for Barbara Skelton. She had many admirers - Peter Quennell, Feliks Topolski, Cyril Connolly, King Farouk, George Weidenfeld, Derek Jackson, the list is not...


Lord Berners: The Last Eccentric

by Mark Amory

Here lies Lord Berners/One of life's learners, Thanks be to the Lord/He was never bored. So reads the epitaph on the gravestone of Lord Berners. In its witty way, it hints at his range of accomplishment. He...