Biography & Autobiography


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    Lorraine: The Biography Of TV's Best-Loved Presenter
    Neil Simpson - Hardback - John Blake
    Millions have been waking up to breakfast television presenter Lorraine Kelly for more than 20 years - from TV-am and GMTV through to This Morning and LK Today. This biography charts her extraordinary life and career.
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    Living With The Laird: A Love Affair With A Man And His Mansion
    Belinda Rathbone - Paperback - Harper Perennial
    'Living With The Laird' is the story of Belinda Rathbone, an austere 39-year-old New York art historian who meets John Ouchterlony, an eccentric 53-year-old Anglo-Scot bachelor who just happens to have recently inherited the family seat (The Guynd) near Arbroath, Angus.
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    A Lie About My Father
    John Burnside - Paperback - Vintage
    This book presents a story about forgiving but not forgetting, about examining the way men are made & how they fall apart, about understanding that in order to have a good son you must have a good father. The author's honesty, thinking & images of beauty & fracture combine to create a moving memoir of two lost men: a father & his child.
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    The Last Of The Tinsmiths: The Life Of Willie MacPhee
    Sheila Douglas - Paperback - Birlinn
    If you keep your eyes and ears open in the Scottish countryside, you can catch a glimpse of an aboriginal people, known as the luchd siubhail, literally, the travelling people. Willie MacPhee owned very little and never lived in a house, but he was rich in traditional music, song and piping. This title collects his songs and stories.
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    Listen To The Trees
    Don MacCaskill - Hardback - Whittles
    This is a new, enhanced hardback edition of the evocative story of Don MacCaskill's life, complemented by 60 additional photographs and specially commissioned drawings.
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    A Life At The Centre
    Roy Jenkins - Paperback - Politico's
    Roy Jenkins led a life of variety and drama, from enigma ciphers in the war, to the chancellorship of Oxford and the exchequer, as well as putting a liberalising stamp on the 1960s as a reforming home secretary. This work offers the story of a man who combined a social and literary milieu with a political panache.
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    Let Sleeping Vets Lie
    James Herriot - Paperback - Pan
    Full of hilarious tales of his unpredictable boss Siegfried Farnon, his charming student brother Tristan, the joys of spring lambing, a vicious cat called Boris and James' jinxed courtship of the lovely Helen, this third volume of memoirs is sure to delight old and new James Herriot fans.
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    A Lie About My Father
    John Burnside - Hardback - Jonathan Cape
    This book presents a story about forgiving but not forgetting, about examining the way men are made & how they fall apart, about understanding that in order to have a good son you must have a good father. The author's honesty, thinking & images of beauty & fracture combine to create a moving memoir of two lost men: a father & his child.
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    The Longest Cocktail Party: An Insider's Diary Of The Beatles, Their Million-Dollar Apple Empire And Its Wild Rise And Fall
    Richard DiLello - Paperback - Canongate
    This volume is not only fast-paced and funny but also manages to be immensely poignant about the demise of the Fab Four and the death of the sixties' dream.
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    The Lone Brit On 13: A Prisoner's Hell In Spain's Toughest Jail
    Christopher Chance - Paperback - Mainstream
    'The Lone Brit on 13' is the account of an adrenalin-addicted Englishman single-handedly defeating intimidation, racism and potential drug addiction in the bleak surroundings of a Spanish jail.

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