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Biography / Autobiography

Last month's featured books

  • Gorbals...and God by Hugh Sawers

    Gorbals...and God

    Hugh Sawers

    Price: £8.24 - Saving £2.75 (25%)

    The most unlikely personal background for the emergence of a Minister of the Church of Scotland is outlined in this book. It is the story of a determined fight against the besetting poverty of the Gorbals, culminating in the author striving...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 01/09/2013

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  • Round the Bend by Alistair McGuinness

    Round the Bend

    Alistair McGuinness

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    Three things happened simultaneously: 

The lioness charged, Alistair fled across the parched savannah and his wife screamed for him to run faster. Stuffed deep inside his tattered rucksack was a guidebook containing advice on what to do in wildlife emergencies,...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 16/01/2014

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The month before's featured books

  • A Prisoner of Fortune: My Strange World by Paul Pellew

    A Prisoner of Fortune: My Strange World

    Paul Pellew

    Price: £8.99 - Saving £3.00 (25%)

    This is not the biography of a well-known politician, artist or academic, but an uncensored story about an unusual person, born into unusual circumstances, living an out-of-the-ordinary life, which he would like to share quite candidly with you. A Prisoner...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 01/10/2013

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About this genre

Other people’s lives are always fascinating, whether it’s Jordan’s latest autobiography, or the story of sporting heroes like Wayne Rooney or Lewis Hamilton, or the lives of our great soldiers like General Sir Peter de La Billiere.

Lovewriting presents some remarkable stories for you to enjoy – from the account of Bobby and Margaret's love affair across the racial divide, to the extraordinary story of Sarah Anderson who lost an arm to cancer at the age of 10, but triumphed over adversity.

From Robert Wood's fascinating account of growing up in Sunderland, to Dr Ken Moody's charming tales from the surgery.

Lovewriting lets you discover new authors of biography and autobiography, and allows you to download free opening extracts from their books to sample.