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Our Bestselling Biographies

This is Going to Hurt
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How to Be a Footballer
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Step By Step
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The Diary of a Bookseller
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Notes on a Nervous Planet
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Everything I Know About Love
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First Man In
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The Choice
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Becoming
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Ma'am Darling
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Queen Victoria
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The Secret Barrister
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Reasons to Stay Alive
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I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death
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The Billion Dollar Spy
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The Spy and the Traitor
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How Not To Be a Boy
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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Step By Step
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Queen of the World
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The Stepney Doorstep Society
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Love as Always, Mum xxx
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Battle Scars
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Carrington
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Journeys to the Other Side of the World
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Into the Fire
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Churchill
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My Alphabet
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Every Day Is Extra
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My Thoughts Exactly
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Speeches of Note
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In My Life
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In Pieces
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The Diary of a Bookseller
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What Happened
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Not That Kind of Love
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Thinking Out Loud
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Going on the Turn
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First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong
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Dead In The Water
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Black Klansman
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Mayhem
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The Hurricane Girls
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Gainsborough
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The Secret Teacher
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Sick
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The Rules Do Not Apply
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All That Followed
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The Secret Life
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All My Mother's Secrets
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Into The Mountain
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Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Right to Vote

The Century Girls
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Rise Up Women!
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Deeds Not Words
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Votes For Women!
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A Lab of One's Own
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Hearts And Minds
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The Suffragettes
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Suffragettes
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My Own Story
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Famous Faces

Arts and entertainment biographies

How Not To Be a Boy
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Paul O'Grady's Country Life
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A Life of My Own
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Jane Austen at Home
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Going on the Turn
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How to be Champion
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Calypso
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Tchaikovsky
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Only Fools and Stories
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Born A Crime
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Cordially Invited
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Modestly
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The Lonely City
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Frida
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Fingers in the Sparkle Jar
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What Does This Button Do?
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Always Smiling
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A Better Me
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Lives With Letters

Our bestselling literary biographies

A Life of My Own
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Jane Austen at Home
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
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Devotion
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Boy
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On Writing
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Down and Out in Paris and London
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Me. You. Not a Diary
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Where Shall We Run To?
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Appointment in Arezzo
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On Leopard Rock: A Life of Adventures
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Walden
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The Rules Do Not Apply
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Going Solo
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The Pigeon Tunnel
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Mortality
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A Sporting Life

Our bestselling sport biographies

How to Be a Footballer
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Around the World in 80 Pints
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How to Ride a Bike
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Me and the Table
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Brave New World
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The World of Cycling According to G
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We Need to Weaken the Mixture
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Sinner and Saint
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Fight
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The Tour According to G
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Feed The Beast
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Kaiser
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Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket
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My Life in Football
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F2: World Class
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Jenson Button: Life to the Limit
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Sober
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Messi
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NHS 70: What Nursing Means to Me

'Nursing, I believe, is a faith. Nursing is a faith in humanity.' The Language of Kindness' author Christie Watson on the NHS at 70.

Why I Wrote A Voyage for Madmen

The author of our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for July explores what drew him to write about the first Golden Globe race.

Adam Kay on Taking This is Going to Hurt on Tour

The author of our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for May, This is Going to Hurt, discusses croissant accidents, awkward stories and taking his book on tour.