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The following books are available in Biography & Memoirs (11094 titles):


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A Friend Like Henry by Nuala Gardner (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world - and how a dog made the real difference. Dale was still a baby when his parents realised that something... read more


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In Love And Trouble: Stories Of Black Women by Alice Walker (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidenceof Walker’s power to depict black women—women who varygreatly in background yet are bound together by what they share... read more


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The Girl From Yesterday by Shane Dunphy (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Goodfellas: Bloomsbury Film Classics (Original Novel Series) by Nicholas Pileggi (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Welcome to the world of New York organised crime; of heists, extortion, family, gambling, molls and casual violence. This is the book that inspired the film, written by Nicholas Pileggi in 1985 and... read more


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Gazza: My Story by Paul Gascoigne (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Almost as soon as Gazza burst on to the scene at Newcastle United, the young Geordie was the centre of attention: Vinnie Jones's notorious ball-handling showed the lengths people would go to try to... read more


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Generation Kill by Evan Wright (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Within hours of 9/11, America's war on terrorism fell to those like the 23 Marines of the First Recon Battalion, the first generation dispatched into open-ended combat since Vietnam. They were a new... read more


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The Damned Utd (film Tie-in) by David Peace (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Overachieving and eccentric football manager Brian Clough was on his way to take over at the country's most successful, and most reviled, football club: Leeds United, home to a generation of fiercely... read more


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The Men Who Stare At Goats by Jon Ronson (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

American military paranoia at its most extreme, insane, amusing -- and alarming Why are they blasting Iraqi prisoners-of-war with the theme tune to Barney the Purple Dinosaur? And why have 100... read more


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Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Fever Pitch is both an autobiography and a footballing bible rolled into one. Nick Hornby pinpoints 1968 as his formative year--the year he turned 11, the year his parents separated, and the year... read more


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Nothing To Be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

'I don't believe in God, but I miss Him.' Julian Barnes' new book is, among many things, a family memoir, an exchange with his brother (a philosopher), a meditation on mortality and the fear of... read more


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Calendar Girl: In Which A Lady Of Rylstone Reveals: In Which A Lady Of Rylstone Reveals All by Tricia Stewart (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Escaping Daddy by Maria Landon (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The sequel to Daddy's Little Earner tells Maria's story as she tries to rebuild her life. Determined to escape from her past and be the best wife and mother she could possibly be, Maria throws... read more


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Head Over Heels In The Dales by Gervase Phinn (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Gervase Phinn, school inspector, begins his third year with a spring in his step for in April he will marry Christine Bentley, head teacher of Winnery Nook School. But before then he has to suffer... read more


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The Dark Tourist: Sightseeing In The World's Most Unlikely Holiday Destinations by Dom Joly (More from this author). Added: In the last week

'Dark tourism is the act of travel and visitation to sites, attractions and exhibitions which have real or recreated death, suffering or the seemingly macabre as a main theme'Ever since he can... read more


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Such A Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest To Discover If Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big, Or Why Pie Is Not The Answer by Jen Lancaster (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A NOTE FROM JEN LANCASTER: "To whom the fat rolls…I'm tired of books where a self-loathing heroine is teased to the point where she starves herself skinny in hopes of a fabulous new life. And I hate... read more


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Unthinkable by Kris Hollington (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Thin by Grace Bowman (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Bright, popular, pretty and successful, Grace Bowman had the world at her feet. So what drove her to starve herself nearly to death at the age of 18? And what, more importantly, made her stop? A... read more


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Girl A: The Truth About The Rochdale Sex Ring By The Victim Who Stopped Them by Ebury Digital (More from this author). Added: In the last week

What do they find attractive about me? An underage girl who just lies there, sobbing, looking up at them...as they come to me one by one.This is the shocking true story of how a young girl from... read more


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The Perfect Storm: A True Story Of Man Against The Sea by Sebastian Junger (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Perfect Storm is the tale of a doomed ship caught in the middle of what some meteorologists have called the storm of the century. At its heart is a gripping narrative about struggling for... read more


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Walking Home by Simon Armitage (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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