Biography & Autobiography
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- Add to BasketHoudini And Conan Doyle
- Paperback - Duckworth
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.
- Add to BasketThe Naked Soul Of Iceberg Slim: Robert Beck's Real Story
- Paperback - Canongate
Iceberg Slim's frank portrayals of life in the Chicago ghettos have caused controversy ever since they first appeared in the late 1960s. 'The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim' is a departure in that it is a collection of short personal recollections.
- Add to BasketGood Vibrations: An Autobiography
- Paperback - Arrow
- Add to BasketNapoleon
- Hardback - Gibson Square
Sir Walter Scott infuriated the more jingoistic of the British when his biography of Napoleon first appeared. The biography is of course coloured by the fact that it was written by a novelist but this only adds to its freshness and analytical features.
- Add to BasketLooking For Mrs Livingstone
- Hardback - Saint Andrew
This is the enthralling story of the extraordinarily courageous and stoical wife of the world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone.
- Paperback - Luath
'Red Sky At Night' is an account of a shepherd's year around Loch Katrine. The text brings to life the landscape, the widlife, the farm animals and the people who inhabit the author's vista.
- Add to BasketMa, I've Reached For The Moon An I'm Hittin The Stars
- Paperback - Mainstream
'Never again will I let myself plunge so low, it nearly cost my life then ended in the mad house', Martha vows, as she sits back in the taxi. A young Russian monk from the mental hospital has proposed marriage. Then she receives a shock. A letter from Father Ralph Fitzgerald, the man who rescued her from the streets.
- Add to BasketGreyfriars Bobby: The Most Faithful Dog In The World
- Paperback - Amberley
Greyfriars Bobby, the most faithful dog in the world, kept vigil at his master's grave for 14 long years, before dying in 1872. This title tells the true story of this amazing dog, using original sources.
- Add to BasketAlexander Trocchi: The Making Of The Monster
- Paperback - Kennedy & Boyd
A story of heartbreak and pain, the minutiae of squalor, tragedy, obsession, of chemical addictions, sexual experimentations, promiscuity and desertion, suicide - and literary genius. This is the story Alexander Trocchi.
- Add to BasketA Waterboy's Adventures In Music
- Paperback - Jawbone
This is a fascinating, evocative memoir by one of the great British songwriters of the past 4 decades, Mike Scott. It is an honest and revealing work that tells the story of a cocky Scot with a sound in his head and his lifelong effort to achieve success.