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From Maya Angelou to Agatha Christie and Alan Bennett to Barack Obama, discover the life stories of beloved and prolific authors on our curated page of literary biographies, including many especially luxurious, gift-worthy editions.

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Our Best Literary Biographies

Shirley Hazzard: A Writing Life
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Endless Flight
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House Arrest
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Remainders of the Day
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The Waste Land
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Lost Cat
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
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Allegorizings
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I Used to Live Here Once
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My Name Is Why
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Giving up the Ghost
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On Chapel Sands
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Orwell's Roses
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Motherwell
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A Carnival of Snackery
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Real Estate
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Our Best New & Coming Soon Literary Biographies

Whatever Next?
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Free
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A Private Spy
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Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes
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The Year of the Cat
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I Wanna Be Yours
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Dickens and Prince
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All Sorts of Lives
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The Secret Heart
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Confessions
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The Bookseller of Florence
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Black and Female
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Jan Morris
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The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym
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Back in the Day
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The Crichel Boys
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I Heard What You Said
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Teller of the Unexpected
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A revelatory biography of the great Katherine Mansfield that restores the pivotal Modernist writer to her rightful place in the literary pantheon, All Sorts of Lives explores Mansfield's genius through ten key works.
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Luxury Editions & Gift Books

Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes
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A Woman's World, 1850-1960
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Dickens and Prince
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Fry's Ties
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The McCartney Legacy
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Renegades
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Murakami T
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Henry 'Chips' Channon: The Diaries (Volume 3): 1943-57
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The Lyrics
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Jimi
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A Promised Land
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Stalin's Architect
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SPIKE
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The Cinematic Connery
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The Code Breaker
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These Precious Days
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Great Books You Must Read

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I Feel Bad About My Neck
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On Writing
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The Year of Magical Thinking
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Walden
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Boy
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Jane Austen at Home
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84 Charing Cross Road
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Things I Don't Want to Know
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Unreliable Memoirs
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Shakespeare
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Surprised by Joy
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Keeping On Keeping On
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Russian Roulette
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Hitch 22
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Aftermath
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Memorial Drive
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