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Collected biographies books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Collected biographies category. Presented with a red border are the Collected biographies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Roman Holiday The Secret Life of Hollywood in Rome by Caroline Young Roman Holiday The Secret Life of Hollywood in Rome

The first book to tell the glamorous story of Hollywood in Rome and the women who made it legendary
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

When We Were Ghouls A Memoir of Ghost Stories by Amy E. Wallen When We Were Ghouls A Memoir of Ghost Stories

The essay 'When We Were Ghouls' was originally published in the Gettysburg Review 29, no. 1 (Spring 2016).
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

When History Is Personal by Mimi Schwartz When History Is Personal

When History Is Personal contains the stories of twenty-five moments in Mimi Schwartz's life, each heightened by its connection to historical, political, and social issues. These essays look both inward and outward so that these individualized tales tell a larger...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Bygone Badass Broads 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World by Mackenzi Lee Bygone Badass Broads 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World

A collection of biographies and illustrations celebrating the irrepressible spirit of history's forgotten women
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

What She Ate Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by Laura Shapiro What She Ate Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories

`If you find the subject of food to be both vexing and transfixing, you'll love What She Ate' Elle
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

What She Ate by Laura Shapiro What She Ate

&quote;If you find the subject of food to be both vexing and transfixing, you'll love What She Ate&quote; Elle Dorothy Wordsworth believed that feeding her poet brother, William, gooseberry tarts was her part to play in a literary movement. Cockney...
Format: eBook - Released: 25/01/2018

I Know a Woman The inspiring connections between the women who have shaped our world by Kate Hodges, Lucy Mangan I Know a Woman The inspiring connections between the women who have shaped our world
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Explores the links between 84 pioneering women in order to show the indomitable strength of womankind.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/01/2018

Cool Scots by Greg Moodie Cool Scots

For once including those cool Scottish women so often ignored in history books, Moodie presents his collection `in an order deliberately designed to jolt your little minds out of their preconceived ideas of time'.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

Coming Soon

Luminaries Princeton Faculty Remembered by Patricia H. Marks Luminaries Princeton Faculty Remembered

Princeton University enjoys a global reputation as a productive scholarly community that emphasizes excellence in teaching, where senior faculty teach freshmen while making seminal contributions to the advancement of learning. Less well known are the enduring friendships that flourish as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Akeing Heart Letters between Sylvia Townsend Warner, Valentine Ackland and Elizabeth Wade White by Peter Haring Judd The Akeing Heart Letters between Sylvia Townsend Warner, Valentine Ackland and Elizabeth Wade White

The Akeing Heart is the long-lost story of the deep and passionate relationships between Sylvia Townsend Warner, Valentine Ackland and Elizabeth Wade White.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/03/2018

Other books in this genre

In Enemy Hands Personal Accounts of Those Taken Prisoner in World War II by Claire E. Swedberg In Enemy Hands Personal Accounts of Those Taken Prisoner in World War II


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Into the heart of darkness Confessions of Apartheid's assassins by Jacques Pauw Into the heart of darkness Confessions of Apartheid's assassins


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

A Galaxy of Her Own Amazing Stories of Women in Space by Libby Jackson A Galaxy of Her Own Amazing Stories of Women in Space

From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

50 People Who Messed up the World by Alexander Parker, Tim Richman 50 People Who Messed up the World
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A scarily funny compendium of the modern world's most despicable villains, packed with hilarious illustrations from award-winning cartoonist Zapiro.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Straeon Nos Da i Bob Rebel o Ferch - Hanes 100 o Ferched Anhygoel by Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo Straeon Nos Da i Bob Rebel o Ferch - Hanes 100 o Ferched Anhygoel
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Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

The Visitors' Book In Francis Bacon's Shadow: The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller by Jon Lys-Turner The Visitors' Book In Francis Bacon's Shadow: The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller

With an extraordinary supporting cast including Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon, this is the untold story of two of the most fascinating figures to emerge from the turbulent world of post-war British art.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Book of Forgotten Authors by Christopher Fowler The Book of Forgotten Authors

Absence doesn't make the heart grow fonder. It makes people think you're dead. So begins Christopher Fowler's foray into the back catalogues and backstories of 99 authors who, once hugely popular, have all but disappeared from our shelves.
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 05/10/2017

Bold Women of Medicine 21 Stories of Astounding Discoveries, Daring Surgeries, and Healing Breakthroughs by Susan M. Latta Bold Women of Medicine 21 Stories of Astounding Discoveries, Daring Surgeries, and Healing Breakthroughs


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Californios A History, 1769-1890 by Hunt Janin, Ursula B. Carlson The Californios A History, 1769-1890
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Before the Gold Rush of 1848-1858, Alta (Upper) California was an isolated cattle frontier - and home to a colourful group of Spanish speaking, non-indigenous people known as Californios. Drawing on firsthand contemporary accounts, the author chronicles the rise and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Recalling Childhood by Nicholas Tarling Recalling Childhood

What can you remember of your childhood? Contributors to this book, who come from a number of different countries, go back as far as memory will take them.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Brigadier General Robert L. McCook and Colonel Daniel McCook, Jr. A Union Army Dual Biography by Wayne Fanebust Brigadier General Robert L. McCook and Colonel Daniel McCook, Jr. A Union Army Dual Biography

Thousands of men suffered and died in the massive orgy of gunfire and death that historians call the Civil War. Most have received little or no recognition for their service and sacrifice. On the other hand, the battle deaths of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Move Fast and Break Things How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us by Jonathan Taplin Move Fast and Break Things How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us

Fake news. Digital monopolies. Stealth Marketing. This is the story of how the internet, which began as a dream, has become a nightmare and the people that did it.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Move Fast and Break Things How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us by Jonathan Taplin Move Fast and Break Things How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us

Fake news. Digital monopolies. Stealth Marketing. This is the story of how the internet, which began as a dream, has become a nightmare and the people that did it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2017

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