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See also: Biography & Autobiography
- At The End Of The Day
- Hardback - George Mann
The dramatic life story of Norman Taylor, which recounts the harsh social conditions in Morayshire, Scotland during World War II.
- Houdini And Conan Doyle
- Hardback - Duckworth Overlook
This title tells how two famous friends became bitter enemies in a battle over life, death, and the afterlife. Based on original research, this history of two popular geniuses conjures up the fame, personalities and competing beliefs that pulled them apart.
- The Final Curtsey: The Autobiography Of Margaret Rhodes, First Cousin Of The Queen And Niece Of The Late Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
- Hardback - Umbria
This is the account of a special life, with the author's family relationships to nobility and royalty, her long marriage, her children and grandchildren and a life lived to the full.
- Gangsters, Killers And Me: A Detective's Story
- Paperback - Black & White
An account of a police career at the sharp end of the action by a detective who wouldn't toe the line. As well as giving his forthright views on the less than exemplary conduct of some senior officers, Gallacher now reveals what really happened behind the scenes in some of the country's most high profile cases.
- Prison Memoirs Of An Anarchist
- Paperback - AK
In 1892 Alexander Berkman, Russian émigré and anarchist, attempted to assassinate industrialist Henry Caly Frick as an incitement to revolution. His account of his ordeal is one of the great personal confessions in American literature.
- Sex, Love And Sweet Suicide
- Paperback - Fledgling
This story tells the tale of Chin: Chinese by birth but spiritually Italian, Chin's strength and tenacity to overcome drugs, liquor, promiscuity and the very real attraction of suicide is a read that you can't put down.
- Young Herriot: The Early Life And Times Of James Herriot
- Hardback - BBC
'Young Herriot' tells the story of James Herriot's formative years at veterinary college in Glasgow in the 1930s.
- Bobby 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.
- Julian 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.
- Pistoleros!: 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.