Biography Memoirs

** Now updated to cover Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement. **Prince Henry of Wales has emerged as the unexpected jewel in the crown of the modern British monarchy. Despite his unruly antics, for which he's made headlines all over the world, Harry has won the ... read more

Prince Harry: The Inside Story


 Biography Memoirs

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, (29 September 1810 - 12 November 1865), was an English novelist, biographer, and short story writer. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of Victorian society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians a... read more

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Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege and breeding in which the titled, land-owning governing class had barri... read more

The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York

A Sunday Times Book of the Year'Passionate and courageous, insightful and humane, funny and moving, this is a wonderful book' David Nicholls, author of One DayGraham Caveney was born in 1964 in Accrington: a town in the north ... read more

The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness: A Memoir of an Adolescence

From celebrated literary critic Michelle Dean, a powerful portrait of ten women writers who managed to make their voices heard amid a culture of sexism

Sharp: The Women Who Made An Art of Having an Opinion

The extraordinary untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life in espionage * A finalist for the William E. Colby Military Writers' Award
A r... read more

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961


 Biography Memoirs

In January 2017, Donald Trump signed an executive order stopping entry to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries and dramatically cutting the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the United States each year. The America... read more

The Displaced : Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives


 Biography Memoirs

In this delightful illustrated book, actress and filmmaker Isabella Rossellinishares her newfound passion for raising chickens. When a cardboard carton dotted with airholes arrived at her door, Rosselliniexpected to welcome 38 yellow chicks to her Long Island farm. Much to ... read more

My Chickens and I


 Biography Memoirs

Series:Second World War Ser.

In the final volume of the six-volume series The Second World War, the tide of war has turned in the Allies' favor--and Japan's surrender is imminent. Even so, the Allies find themselves powerless to halt the advance of Russia and lay the groundwork for... read more

Second World War 6: Triumph and Tragedy

Having survived a brush with cancer, Helen Brown, happily married with three grown children, took stock of her comfortable suburban life and found it wanting. So when she was invited to visit New York, the city that never sleeps, she seized ... read more

Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home

"Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration ... read more

Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Mixing heart-stopping action with powerful insights into the reality of war, We Were Soldiers is one man's journey from young commando to a captain with one of the most pressurized and skilled jobs in the army. The rounds wer... read more

We Were Warriors: A powerful and moving story of courage under fire