With her charming illustration style and honest voice, Lisa Congdon explores the idea that after a certain age, women begin to worry less about what other people think, become more themselves, pursue new endeavours, and become ever m... read more

A Glorious Freedom : Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives

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 Biography Memoirs

Series:Pan 70th Anniversary

A special edition of Born Free by Joy Adamson reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary. In 1960, Joy Adamson first introduced to the world the story of her life alongside Elsa - the lioness she had rescued as an orphaned cub and raised to adulthood at... read more

Born Free

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 Biography Memoirs

Series:Narratives of Empire

In 1804, Colonel Aaron Burr, Vice-President of the United States, shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Three years later, on the order of President Thomas Jefferson, he was tried for treason: for plotting to dismember the United States. Gore Vidal, romping iconoclastically thro... read more

Burr

The compelling, inspiring, (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.One of the comedy world's brightest new voices, Trevor Noah is a light-foo... read more

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

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 Biography Memoirs

Beryl Markham, like Karen Blixen, could only have come out of Africa. Pioneering aviatrix, flamboyant beauty, brilliant race-horse trainer, unscrupulous seducer ? her life story is for every reader who was enthralled by Blixen's exotic world, that of Kenya between th... read more

Straight on Till Morning

Goodbye Christopher Robin: A.A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh is drawn from Ann Thwaite's acclaimed biography of A. A. Milne, one of the most successful English writers ever, and the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh, a... read more

Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh

In 1954, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo's collection, and to film the expeditions for the BBC. His name was David Attenborough, and the... read more

Zoo Quest: The adventures of a young naturalist

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 Biography Memoirs

What was it like to be Elvis Presley? What did it feel like when impossible fame made him its prisoner? As the world's first rock star there was no one to tell him what to expect, no one with whom he could share the burden of being himself - of being Elvis.
On the outside h... read more

Being Elvis

From the award-winning, best-selling writer: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading-and relivin -Homer's epic masterpiece. "My favourite classicist once again combines meticulous literary investigation with warm and ... read more

An Odyssey: A Father, A Son and an Epic

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 Biography Memoirs

Awards:Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year 2010.

The much anticipated and beautifully illustrated Sunday Times Bestselling Biography Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life was first released to great critical acclaim in 2010. Now the paperback edition of Justine Picardie's biography of the French fashio... read more

Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life

A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road. Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a war hero and one of the greatest travel writers of his generation. He was also a spectacularly g... read more

Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution? The man who killed off God? Or a flawed man of his age, part genius, part ruthless careerist who would not acknowledge his debts to other thinkers?
In this bold new life - the first single volume biogr... read more

Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker