Biography and True Stories

    Biography & True Stories

    As I Walked Out

    By Martin Graebe

    Paperback Save £1.79 = £15.20

    Going on the Turn

    By Danny Baker

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    The laugh-out-loud third volume of Danny Baker's memoirs, following the bestselling Going to Sea in a Sieve and Going Off Alarming.

    Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands

    By Will Carruthers

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    I can confirm that should you ever find yourself on stage playing the bass guitar with three left hands, it is usually the one in the middle that is the real one. Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands tells the story of one of the most revered British bands...

    Notes from the Velvet Underground

    By Howard Sounes

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    **** COMPELLING - The Sunday TelegraphCONTROVERSIAL ... Sounes' book pushes the standard Reed narrative - The New York TimesLou Reed, who died in 2013, was best known to the general public as the grumpy New Yorker in black who sang 'Walk on the Wild Side'.

    Of Metal and Man

    By Mark Eglinton

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    'James Hetfield is a guitarist of otherworldly ability... this book tries to understand, de-mystify and even humanise a rock legend who, for most of his career, has remained impenetrable.'

    Little Alf: The true story of a pint-sized pony who found his forever home

    By Russell Hannah

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    The story of the adorable Little Alf, a mischievous Shetland pony who was rescued to become an online star

    The Road to Shenzhen

    By Huang Guosheng

    Paperback £9.59

    An ambitious young man’s struggle to achieve his ideal life in the Chinese city of Shenzhen

    The Sleeping Giant Awakens - Leeds United 2016-17.

    By Heidi Haigh

    Paperback £10.89

    The 2016–17 season saw the sleeping giant, Leeds United, stirring once again. After years of poor management and owners lacking in aspiration, the hopes of the fans were raised before being dashed at the final hurdle. This is the story of the season.

    The Diary of a Bookseller

    By Shaun Bythell

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ... In these wry...

    Gorilla and the Bird

    By Zachary McDermott

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    A powerful memoir of one man's journey to madness and the mother's love that brings him back.

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