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By Cumming, Laura, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2017
'The Vanishing Man' is an innovative dual biography that becomes an unexpected detective story. Travelling from the Spanish and Papal courts of the 17th...

By Bodanis, David, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2017
Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionised our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity...

By Blackburn, Julia, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2017
John Craske was born in 1881 and in 1917, when he had just turned 36, he fell seriously ill. For the rest of his life he kept moving in and out of what...

By Walker, Alice, 1944-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Phoenix, 2012
When Alice Walker grew up in the deep south of America, her family always kept chickens - for meat and for eggs - and her job was to chase down the Sunday...

By McBee, Thomas Page, author
Paperback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Canongate, 2017
If he is to become a man, what sort of man should Thomas Page McBee be? To find out, McBee must confront the suffering he has endured at the hands of...

By Dorey-Stein, Beck, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bantam Press, 2018
The compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes readers inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the...

By Stokes, Philip (Philip Andrew), author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Arcturus, 2018
New edition
Using material drawn from a wide range of contemporary sources, this book is a comprehensive account of 100 of the world's greatest philosophers. It includes...

By Plante, David, author
Paperback. English.
Published New York: New York Review Books, 2017
'Difficult Women', the book with which David Plante made his name, presents three portraits - each one of them as detailed, textured and imposing as the...

By Reiss, Tom, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2013
Who was the real Count of Monte Cristo? In this extraordinary biography, Tom Reiss traces the almost unbelievable life of the man who inspired not only...

By Macur, Juliet, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2014
As Lance Armstrong's precipitous fall from grace continues, New York Times sports reporter Juliet Macur takes the reader behind the scenes to bring to...