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Leading From The Front: My Story
- Paperback - Mainstream
Gerald Ronson reveals how he fought his way to the top of the business ladder, lost everything twice, then clawed his way back up again.
Lives & Times: Achievements Of The Famous And Remarkable, Age By Age
- Hardback - Inkbee
This is a collection of brief biographical sketches detailing achievements of hundreds of famous and remarkable people. They are ordered by the person's age at the time of their achievement. The book encompasses people from the fields of popular culture, sport, invention, science, the arts, commerce and politics.
The Life Of Sir Walter Scott
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
John Macrone, who wrote this life of Scott in 1832-3, was admirably suited to the task; for, while he had never met Scott, his friends and associates included Cunningham, Galt and Hogg, who wrote his 'Anecdotes of Scott' for publication in Macrone's book. Nothing more was heard of the project until the recent discovery of an autograph manuscript, here edited and published for the first time.
- Paperback - Yale University Press
David Livingstone is revered as one of the world's greatest explorers and missionaries and as the first European to cross Africa. This biography reveals the man behind the myth, one capable of ruthless cruelty as well as self-sacrifice.
The Last Highlander: Scotland's Most Notorious Clan Chief, Rebel & Double Agent
- Paperback - HarperPress
'The Last Highlander' looks at the life of Simon Fraser; Jacobite, turncoat, traitor and the last nobleman to be executed for treason after failing to persuade the battered remnants of Bonnie Prince Charlie's army to make a last stand in the wake of the defeat at Culloden.
The Lord God Made Them All
- Paperback - Pan Books
Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, 'The Lord God Made Them All' is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain's best-loved authors.
The Locked Ward: Memoirs Of A Psychiatric Orderly
- Paperback - Vintage
Dennis O'Donnell provides a detailed account of day-to-day life behind the doors of a psychiatric ward, examining the major mental disorders, the methods of treatment, the support of patients' friends and family, and the attitudes to psychiatric illness he encountered during his time as an orderly.
Lord Of The Isle: The Extravagant Life And Times Of Colin Tennant - Lord Glenconner
- Hardback - Bene Factum
This is the biography of the late Lord Glenconner, the lord born to a rich Victorian industrial family who used his wealth to live an eccentric lifestyle of self-indulgence from the 1940s to his death in 2010.
Looking 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.
Law, Life And Laughter: A Personal Verdict
- Paperback - 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.