Default welcome msg!

Biography


Before & After

Aged nineteen, Alison McKelvie was a self-confessed romantic, immersed in books and poetry, and dreaming of beauty, truth, goodness and, above all, love. In 1940, whilst working as a secretary at MI6,..

$NZ 44.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 44.99

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

'I know why I'm doing all this,' I said. 'Everything I do in life is trying to get her back. I think if I do enough things ...that maybe she'll come back.' When Eddie Izzard was six, he and his broth..

$NZ 39.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 39.99

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

"Don't get somewhere as fast as possible. Get somewhere as good as possible" Star of stage and screen. Tireless supporter of charity. Marathon runner. Political campaigner. Fashion icon. Human. T..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Besieged : Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street

..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories about a Life in the Arts

This entertaining collection of pieces from the acclaimed director of Breaker Morant, Driving Miss Daisy and Mao's Last Dancer features memoirs, brief lives and revealing accounts of the film world.Al..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

Best of Us: A Memoir

..

$NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 24.99

Bettencourt Affair

At the time of her death at age ninety-four, in September 2017, Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'OrUal fortune, was the world's richest woman and the fourteenth wealthiest person. But her gilded ..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interview George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BE..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Between the World and Me

In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one, written on flesh: it is the story of..

$NZ 34.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 34.99

Between Them

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter comes a deeply personal account of his parents - an intimate portrait of American mid-twentieth century life, and a celebration of family lov..

$NZ 22.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 22.99

Between Two Worlds: Lessons from the Other Side

From Tyler Henry, a twenty-year-old clairvoyant and star of E!'s hit reality series Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry, comes Between Two Worlds, a memoir about his journey as a medium thus far. "Dying..

$NZ 31.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 31.99

Beyond the Stethoscope: Doctor's Stories of Reclaiming Hope, Heart and Healing in Medicine

Our health care system is sick. We live in an era of factory style medicine, spiralling costs, complex and chronic conditions, and doctors at the heart of it under pressure as never before. Witnessi..

$NZ 34.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 34.99

Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan

John Buchan's name is known across the world for The Thirty-Nine Steps. In the past one hundred years the classic thriller has never been out of print and has inspired numerous adaptations for film, t..

$NZ 54.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 54.99

Big Blue Sky: A Memoir

Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives...From his idyllic ..

$NZ 36.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 36.99

Big Blue Sky: A Memoir

Peter Garrett's life has been fully and passionately lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives.From his idyllic ch..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Big Issue Presents... Letter To My Younger Self, The

ALL ROYALTIES FROM SALES OF THIS BOOK GO TO THE BIG ISSUE If you could write a letter to your younger self, what would it say? More than 10 years ago, The Big Issue began asking people that ..

$NZ 39.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 39.99

Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self

An award-winning writer takes a groundbreaking look at the experience and psyche of the Asian American male.   Alex Tizon landed in an America that saw Asian women as sexy and Asian men as sexless. Im..

$NZ 54.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 54.99

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that 'One loved ..

$NZ 39.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 39.99

Binge

Pop-culture phenomenon, social rights advocate, and the most prominent LGBTQ+ voice on YouTube, Tyler Oakley brings you Binge, his New York Times bestselling collection of witty, personal, and hilario..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Biographic: Einstein: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Many people know that Albert Einstein was a brilliant theoretical physicist who revolutionised modern science. What they may not know is that he only learnt to speak at four years old; that he was ask..

$NZ 22.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 22.99

Biographic: Tesla: Great Lives in Graphic Form

Many people know that Tesla was a scientific genius, instrumental in developing modern electricity and communications. What, perhaps, they don't know is that he was born during a lightning storm; spok..

$NZ 22.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 22.99

Birds, Beasts and Relatives

The follow up to My Family and Other Animals and the second book in The Corfu Trilogy, the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells. Just before the Second World War the Durre..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of Lifetime

***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 *** The extraordinary true story of the black detective who goes undercover to investigate the KKK. ..

$NZ 34.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 34.99

Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro De' Medici

"A spectacular, elegant, brilliant portrait of skulduggery, murder and sex in Renaissance Florence." (Simon Sebag Montefiore, Evening Standard, Books of the Year). 1531 - after years of brutal war and..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Bletchley Girls: War, Secrecy, Love &  Loss: the Women of Bletchley Park Tell Their Story

'Lively...in giving us the daily details of their lives in the women's own voices Dunlop does them and us a fine service' New Statesman 'Dunlop is engaging in her personal approach. Her obvious femin..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Blood on the Rosary

A heartfelt, brave and inspiring memoir about the power of speaking out A brave nun. Her twin brother. The secrets and lies that would tear them apart. There is a special bond that twins s..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

Bloomsbury Group

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Bloomsbury Group transformed British culture with their innovative approach to art, design and society. In this book Frances Spalding presents over twent..

$NZ 21.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 21.99

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off

Hollywood legend and British national treasure Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career. One of our best-loved actors M..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Blue Nights

From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter. Richly textured with bits of her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and d..

$NZ 22.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 22.99

Bluets

Bluets winds its way through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way with famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Klein, Leonard Cohen, and Andy Wa..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

Book of Gutsy Women, The

She couldn't have been more than seven or eight years old. "Go ahead, ask your question," her father urged, nudging her forward. She smiled shyly and said, "You're my hero. Who's yours?" Many peop..

$NZ 49.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 49.99

Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

WINNER OF THE THURBER PRIZEThe compelling, inspiring, (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.One of the..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Born Lippy: How to Do Female

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman and sometimes it's time to be a hard woman . . . This is a book for all those times. Once upon a (very very) long time ago Jo Brand was what you might describe a..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

Born on the Fourth of July

Ron Kovic went to Vietnam dreaming of being an American hero. What he found there changed him profoundly, even before the severe battlefield injury that left him paralysed from the waist down. He retu..

$NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 24.99

Born Survivors

Among millions of Holocaust victims sent to Auschwitz II-Birkenau in 1944, Priska, Rachel, and Anka each passed through its infamous gates with a secret. Strangers to each other, they were newly pregn..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey

The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense. 'A genius book about a bookish genius' Daniel Handler, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events From The..

$NZ 39.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 39.99

Born to Run

'Writing about yourself is a funny business...But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I've tried to do this.' -Bruce Springsteen, from..

$NZ 49.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 49.99

Boy Behind the Curtain

'Being a copper's son, I've always got one eye out for trouble. I can't help it. But I don't go looking for it anymore.' In Tim Winton's fiction, chaos shapes the lives of his characters. So too Wint..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Boy Behind the Curtain

"The remarkable true stories of The Boy Behind the Curtain reveal an intimate and rare view of Tim Winton's imagination at work and play. A chronicler of sudden turnings, brutal revelations and tende..

$NZ 49.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 49.99

Boy Erased

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON`A necessary, beautiful book' Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON `A necessary, beautiful book' Garth Greenwell, author of What B..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Boy No One Loved: A Heartbreaking True Story of Abuse, Abandonment and Betrayal

'We're hungry,' his brother kept repeating. 'We're hungry, Justin. Please find us some food.' Justin was just five years old; his brothers two and three. Their mother, a heroin addict, had left them h..

$NZ 19.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 19.99

Boy Who Felt Too Much, The

Kai is different. Kai, the doctors will eventually realise, is autistic. Of course, like everyone on the spectrum, Kai isn't just autistic - he's so much more than that. Kai is Kai. Doctors used..

$NZ 32.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 32.99

Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz, The

In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimaginable ordeal that saw..

$NZ 39.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 39.99

Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz, The

The boy is my greatest joy. We strengthen each other. We are one. Inseparable . . . If only we were free; but daily, hourly, death is before our eyes. In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholste..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Boy Without Hope, A

A BOY WITHOUT HOPE is the heart-breaking story of a boy who didn't know the meaning of love. A history of abuse and neglect has left Miller destined for life's scrap heap. But in this turbulent story ..

$NZ 19.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 19.99

Boy: Tales of Childhood

..

$NZ 13.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 13.99

Boys in the Boat

Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an ext..

$NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 24.99

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING CHLO GRACE MORETZ An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful ac..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

Brand New Me

For fans of ME ME ME, this is the next chapter in Charlotte Crosby's life - Celebrity Big Brother winner, MTV presenter, fitness DVD and book bestseller and one of the UK's best loved and funniest rea..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

Brave

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan ..

$NZ 34.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 34.99

Showing 103 to 153 of 1289 (26 Pages)

Categories

Copyright © 2017 University Book Shop. All rights reserved.

Site by Myth