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- Add to BasketBobby Fischer
- Hardback - PowerHouse
Harry Benson presents a photographic portrait of the champion chess player Bobby Fischer who in 1972 solidly defeated reining champion, Russian Boris Spassky.
- Add to BasketJulian Assange - The Unauthorised Autobiography: The Unauthorised Autobiography
- Hardback - Canongate
In December 2010, Julian Assange signed a contract to write a book which would be part memoir, part manifesto. However, the WikiLeaks founder became increasingly troubled by the thought of publishing an autobiography and attempted to cancel the contract. This book represents the unauthorised first draft of Assange's autobiography.
- Add to BasketPistoleros!: The Chronicles Of Farquhar McHarg
- Paperback - PM
Barcelona, 1976: hired gunmen brutally murder a lifelong friend and fellow anarchist, forcing Farquhar McHarg into a race to document an epic history before he to can be silenced. This volume of his memoirs finds him dropped by chance into Barcelona's revolutionary underworld at the end of the great imperialist war of 1914-1918.
- Paperback - Whittles
A fascinating account of the extraordinary life and times of Caprian Basil Hall, an indefatigable traveller whose early descriptions of Korea, China and Borneo and naval life made him famous.
- Add to BasketEscape From Evil
- Paperback - Pan
Cathy was just 16 when she met a charming older man called Peter Tobin. He became first controlling, then violent, and Cathy found herself trapped in a terrifyingly abusive marriage. Eventually, for the sake of her young son, she found the strength to escape. Then in 2006 she saw on TV that her ex-husband was a serial killer.
- Add to BasketJames Colquhoun Irvine: St Andrews' Second Founder
- Hardback - John Donald
This biography unfolds the life of a great Scotsman, who led the University of St. Andrews at its most significant point of development.
- Add to BasketThe Silent Weaver: The Extraordinary Life And Work Of Angus Macphee
- Paperback - Birlinn
'The Silent Weaver' is an exploration of mental health, the creative process, human frailty and ancient traditions. Tall, shy 24-year-old Angus MacPhee returned from war alive but in chronic mental pain.
- Add to BasketThe Verdict: Life, Laughter And The Law
- Hardback - Black & White
Legendary Sheriff Irvine Smith QC is one of the most formidable lawyers of his generation. Called to the Bar in 1953, he was involved as Counsel in some of Scotland's biggest cases and also defended five capital murder trials before the abolition of the death penalty. Here he gives his expert verdict on life, laughter and the law.
- Add to BasketThe Whaler Of Scotland Yard
- Paperback - Birlinn
In this autobiography, Jock Murray looks back on an extraordinarily varied life, from Hebridean croft and Antartic whaling-ship to a remarkable career in the Metropolitan Police.
- Add to BasketWildlife Detective: A Life Fighting Wildlife Crime
- Paperback - Argyll
'Wildlife Detective' is an account of over 40 years policing a sector of criminal activity about which much of the public and even some police officers are unaware.