Facts: better than fiction

Amazon book coverIn Stanley – the making of an African explorer, we learn about how he started off in a Welsh workhouse, fought in the American Civil war, and travelled down the Congo to the Atlantic. The Blairsand their court unveils who the Blairs really are and how they evolved in the realm of British politics. Harold Robbins : the man who invented sex is the biography of the man who wrote some of the first best-sellers. Audition : a memoir relates the forty-year career of the journalist Barbara Walters. And The world is what it is: the authorized biography of V.S.Naipaul is a richly rendered portrait and life of the Nobel laureate who produced masterpieces of fiction and non-fiction. You can find out more about these titles on the Biography Recent Picks page.

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