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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 Bestselling Literary Biographies

Agatha Christie
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Super-Infinite
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Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes
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The Years
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Ian Fleming
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
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A Bookshop of One’s Own
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The Long and Winding Road
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The Secret Life of John le Carré
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A Fortunate Woman
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Stay True
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Down and Out in Paris and London
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A Private Spy
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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The Swimmer
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A Moveable Feast
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The Booker Prize winner and internationally acclaimed author of Midnight's Children and The Satanic Verses delivers a powerful account of the attempt on his life on 12 August 2022.
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Our Best New Literary Biographies

Shakespeare
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Thunderclap
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A Private Spy
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Orwell
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The World of Yesterday
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How To Say Babylon
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The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien
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The Young Man
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Dinner with Joseph Johnson
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Father and Son
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The World According to Joan Didion
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Four French Holidays
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Don’t Think, Dear
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Pure Wit
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Capote's Women
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The Maverick
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All Sorts of Lives
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black girl, no magic
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Great Books You Must Read

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