The statistics, although an improvement on previous decades, are certainly not in women's favour - of 197 heads of state, only twenty-two are women. Women hold just 20 percent of...
Alistair Darling's long-awaited book will be one of the most reviewed, widely discussed and saleable political memoirs of recent years.
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On 6 September 1987, the author touched greatness. Victory at the World Cycling Championship in Austria completed a near-unprecedented triple crown that included triumphs in the same year at the...
Shortlisted for the Theatre Book Prize; former prime minister John Major takes a remarkable journey into his own unconventional family past to tell the richly colourful story of the British...
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge, were life-long friends. They were also the daughters of best friends: William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the two poetic geniuses who shaped the Romantic...
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The full story of one of the most remarkable men in sport.
Madox Brown, who grew up in France and Belgium before he came to England and won fame with paintings like 'The Last of England', was always an outsider, and the...
Training in a hospital in the 1930s, Edith Cotterill's long hours on the wards included encouraging leeches to attach to patients and the disposal in the furnace of amputated limbs...
P. G. Wodehouse
One of the funniest and most admired writers of the twentieth century, P G Wodehouse always shied away from the idea of a biography. A quiet, retiring man, he expressed...
The adventures in gardening and living of 'the queen of vegetable growing'.
Following the decades of Elizabeth's reign, the author looks at the Queen's Christmas messages, pulling out quotes on particular themes, and exploring the wider contexts behind them.
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Paul Lake's footballing talent was spotted at a young age. As a rising star Paul became a target for top clubs. But then, in 1990, Paul ruptured his cruciate ligament...
When Dan Caro was only two years old he was engulfed in a fireball during a gasoline explosion in the family garage and was left with third-degree burns over most...