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  • The Scientistsby Marco Roth

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 6.79

    A frank, intelligent, and deeply moving debut memoir With the precociousness expected of the only child of a doctor and a classical musician—from the time he could get his toddler tongue to a pronounce a word like "De-oxy ribonucleic acid," or recite a French poem—Marco Roth was able to share his parents' New York, a world centered around house... more...

  • Christina Rossettiby Jan Marsh

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 23.32

    'Jan Marsh's book is the best researched and fullest biography of Rossetti we have yet had.' Fiona MacCarthy, New York Review of Books 'Although never formally part of the Pre-Raphaelite poetic school, which included her brother Gabriel, William Morris, and Algernon Swinburne, Christina Rossetti has always been linked to it. [Jan Marsh]... more...

  • Out of Placeby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    From one of the most important intellectuals of our time comes an extraordinary story of exile and a celebration of an irrecoverable past. A fatal medical diagnosis in 1991 convinced Edward Said that he should leave a record of where he was born and spent his childhood, and so with this memoir he rediscovers the lost Arab world of his early years in... more...

  • Hugh Trevor-Roperby Adam Sisman

    Orion 2012; US$ 12.99

    The first biography of the great historian whose career was made and unmade by Hitler. Hugh Trevor-Roper's life is a rich subject for a biography - with elements of Greek tragedy, comedy and moments of high farce. Clever, witty and sophisticated, Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. Until his downfall, he seemed to have... more...

  • Katherine Mansfieldby Kathleen Jones

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 22.55

    I was jealous of her writing the only writing I have been jealous of.' Virginia Woolf Widely acknowledged as New Zealand's finest writer, Katherine Mansfield holds a special place in the hearts of New Zealanders. A new biography is a significant literary event. Katherine Mansfield: The Story-teller is the first new biography of Mansfield for a quarter... more...

  • With Friends Possessedby Robert Bernard Martin

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 23.32

    '[Edward] FitzGerald (1809-1883) won a small piece of immortality with his translation-adaptation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam ... but in every other way he seems to have successfully avoided fulfilment. A godless Epicurean, he lived in permanent virginity, never pressing his homosexual desires beyond a number of sentimental crushes... The son... more...

  • William Beckfordby Timothy Mowl

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 20.41

    William Beckford had two lives: one real and sensational, the other an elegant forgery he invented in retirement after the young Disraeli mischievously sent him a homoerotic epic based loosely on Beckford's own career. Biographers have been bemused by Beckford's faked letters and dream encounters with celebrities, but his real life was far more significant:... more...

  • Samuel Butler A Sketchby Henry Festing Jones

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    This is a unique biography since Jones was a close friend of Samuel Butler. In this work, the great author is seen through the eyes of a friend. With intricate details and profound depth, this is an engrossing work. more...

  • Sir Walter Raleigh and His Timesby Charles Kingsley

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    This is a very well-researched and authentic biography of Sir Walter Raleigh that places the great personality into its proper context. He was a true Renaissance man with a wide array of interests. His diverse personality and multifaceted interests are amazingly captured in this book. The work with its realistic depiction, inspires deeply. more...

  • Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsyby rew Lang

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    “Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy” is an outstanding biography, published in 1910; it makes Scott’s character crystal-clear. Lang has analyzed Scott’s work minutely. Moreover, he has thrashed out his literary success and life from cradle to grave. Fascinating more...