'Unputdownable' Alexander McCall Smith 'One of the most unforgettable journalists I have ever met' Chris Patten 'She was a pioneer' Kate Adie OBE After an illustrious career spanning t... read more

Of Fortunes and War: Clare Hollingworth, First of the Female War Correspondents

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 Biography Memoirs

THE LETTERS FROM THE SUITCASE reveals the vivid, poignant and hugely detailed wartime correspondence between David and Mary Francis from 1938 to 1943, and a unique love story, sure to appeal to readers of Roald Dahl's LOVE FROM B... read more

Letters from the Suitcase

The definitive account of Barack Obama's life before he became the 44th president of the United States - the formative years, confluence of forces, and influential figures who helped shaped an extraordinary leader and h... read more

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

Muhammed Ali cast a blinding light onto his sport, on the tumultuous times he in part initiated and on all of those who surrounded him. That includes the fighters brave enough to stand alone, across the ring from the greate... read more

Facing Ali: 15 Stories 15 Fighters

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 Biography Memoirs

Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working on the retrial defence of death-row convicted murderer and child molester, Ricky Langley, she thinks her position is clear. The ... read more

The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

The key to Mike Tyson's unprecedented success in the ring and in overcoming the demons that success laid in his path was his relationship with Cus D'Amato. When the well-past-his-prime boxing t... read more

Iron Ambition: Lessons I've Learned from the Man Who Made Me a Champion

'He's like an American Alan Bennett, in that his own fastidiousness becomes the joke, as per the taxi encounter, or his diary entry about waiting interminably in a coffee-bar queue' Brian Logan, Guardian review of An Evening w... read more

Theft by Finding: Diaries Vol 1

'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs . . .' So begins the first letter that a nine-year-old Roald Dahl penned to his mother, Sofie Magdalene, under... read more

Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

'A compelling biography of one of the greatest men of the modern age. Stanford is particularly brilliant on the tensions inside Luther's private and spiritual life. This is a very fine book, written with a flourish.' Melvy... read more

Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

Now a major HBO Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cell... read more

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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 Biography Memoirs

On January 21st, 2017, five million people in 82 countries and on all seven continents stood up with one voice. The Women's March began with one cause, women's rights, but quickly became a movement around the many issues that were hotly debat... read more

Why I March

A source of inspiration for the film Viceroy's House Pamela Mountbatten was born at the end of the 1920s into one of Britain's grandest families. The daughter of Lord Louis Mountbatten and his glamorous wife Edwina As... read more

Daughter of Empire: Life as a Mountbatten
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