Book Category: Biography

Bob Booker Footballer Book Cover

OOH-AAH: The Bob Booker Story

OOH-AAH BOB BOOKAH… And so begins one of the most iconic chants in football. A chant for a cult hero who was renowned for his…

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Friends and Other Strangers Bob Dylan Examined

Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined

Bob Dylan: songwriter, singer, poet, artist, sculptor, filmmaker, Nobel Laureate - a titan of contemporary culture. Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined is a…

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David Davis Book Biography

Old Knuckleduster: A Biography of David Davis

David Davis is one of the most recognisable politicians in the United Kingdom today. With his broken nose and unremitting self-confidence, he is the Brexit…

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Laurel and Hardy Sitcom Stars Book

The Laurel and Hardy Legacy: Sitcom Stars Talk Stan and Ollie

Laurel and Hardy are one of the finest comedy acts to have graced our screens. From their Foreign Legion campaign in Beau Hunks to their…

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Tragic Magic - The life of Traffic's Chris Wood

Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic’s Chris Wood

Traffic was the most enigmatic British band of their day. Formed in early 1967 by Chris Wood, Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Dave Mason, they…

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Duchess Georgiana Book

Duchess Georgiana: Georgian Britain’s Most Popular Woman, A New Study

Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, was probably the most charismatic and fascinating lady of her time. London’s leading socialite, she married the 5th Duke of…

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The Doors Examined

The Doors Examined

Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore. Welcome to the known, the unknown, and the in between. Welcome to The Doors Examined. The…

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Graduation Richard Lee book

Graduation: Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer

The 2010/11 season will go down as a memorable one for Goalkeeper Richard Lee. After more than ten years at Watford FC, Richard signed for…

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Martians and Morlocks British Science Fiction

Martians, Morlocks and Moon Landings: How British Science Fiction Conquered The World

Science Fiction has long been a part of popular culture. From the colour co-ordinated adventures of Captain Kirk and crew to the city chomping of…

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Bryan Adams: A Fretted Biography – The First Six Albums

Bryan Adams is a one man rock’n’roll success story: he went from washing dishes for $2.50 per hour to becoming a multi-millionaire by making music…

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Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words

  Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill clashed for years in public as their opinions of each other and feuding helped determine the course of the…

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Steel and Grace: Sheffield’s Olympic Track and Field Medallists

There is a British city that has produced some of the most exceptional individuals to ever grace the Olympic Games. A city that has developed…

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Jessica Ennis-Hill Book

Jessica Ennis-Hill: The Story So Far

Jessica Ennis-Hill needs little introduction. She is one of Great Britain's foremost, and beloved, athletes and was the golden girl of London 2012 as she…

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José Mourinho book: The Rise of the Translator

José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator

His once glowing olive complexion was dull, and bags hung heavily under his eyes. With his enthusiasm for football seemingly eroded, José Mourinho’s tumultuous three-year…

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We Want The World: Jim Morrison, The Living Theatre and the FBI

We Want The World: Jim Morrison, The Living Theatre and the FBI

“I’ve always been attracted to ideas that were about revolt against authority… I like ideas about breaking away or overthrowing of established order. It seems…

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Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness

Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness

In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional football awaited him. He had just saved two penalties for his American…

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