Biography and True Stories

    Biography & True Stories

    Sannu Bature ; The Climbing life of Des Rubens, SMC

    By Geoff Cohen

    Paperback £16.99

    Des Rubens was a well known and greatly admired Scottish climber. He graduated from Edinburgh University in 1973 and was a teacher of Outdoor Education in Craigroyston School Edinburgh from 1979 until retirement in 2011. Des kept diaries of his walks and climbs all over Scotland and wrote accounts of...

    Von MTV nach Mekka

    By Kristiane Backer

    Paperback £15.00

    ‘Ich bin stolz, das Kristiane den Islam für sich entdeckt und angenommen hat! Ich wünsche ihr alles Glück’ - Imran Khan, Premierminister Pakistan

    Don't fret, I'll be back

    By Alan Cale

    Paperback £10.00

    The true story of a young lady’s escape to better things. Of love, marriage and children. A tale of death and despair in a foreign land. Of fate taking a hand and joining two people in a deep and lasting love. The author has used letters and anecdotal evidence...

    David Gillanders - I do all the talking!

    By Jack Davidson

    Paperback £15.00

    This book is about my lifetime of adventure and inside I explain how I overcame a hand disability from birth to become a British and Scottish Rally Champion, but my story is not just about motor sport: I have also worked for a top Hollywood film producer and shared breakfast...

    Eating Your Words

    By Sue Gaskell

    Paperback £11.99

    This book is about some of my experiences with eating and how I overcame the cruel way food controlled my life. I was addicted to food and only I know how painful my life was as a result of yo-yo dieting, binge eating and the love hate relationship I had...

    Peggy Seddon of Middlewich 1914-2009

    By Sue Wincent-Dodd

    Paperback £10.00

    Peggy was born on the eve of the Great War and lived well into the 21st century. She grew up in rural Britain when horses jostled with cars on the streets and the country had not yet broken with the values of the previous century. Many of her experiences were...

    Campaigning for Life

    By Peta Dunstan

    Paperback £22.50

    Dorothy Buxton led an unusual and intense life. After an upbringing untypical for a girl in rural Victorian England, she found her voice and her vocation during the First World War, insisting people should be able to read a variety of voices on the conflict engulfing Europe.

    Letters from Iceland

    By Louis MacNeice

    Paperback £11.45

    In the summer of 1936, W H Auden and Louis MacNeice visited Iceland on commission to write a travel book, but found themselves capturing concerns on a scale that were far more international. This is a collaboration in poetry and prose, reportage and correspondence, published in 1937 with the Spanish...

    Writer to Writer

    By Ciaran Carty

    Paperback £10.86

    This is a genre-crossing collection of interviews and essays that recounts in intimate detail encounters with many of the world's foremost writers.

    Fins

    By William Knoedelseder

    Hardback £14.46

    The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized...

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