From a troubled childhood in industrial Essex, England, to his descent into addictions to alcohol, drugs, and sex in the seamy underbelly of London, Brand has seen his share of both and miraculously lived to tell the tale.
Booky Wook 2: This Time it's Personal. Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the bookstore ! Can true love conquer all? Is it a force more powerful than the raging libido of an insatiable professional madman? The answer lies within . . . Booky Wook 2!
Michael Sims traces the circuitous development of Conan Doyle as the father of the modern mystery, from his early days in Edinburgh surrounded by poverty and violence, through his escape to University (where he gained firsthand knowledge of poisons), leading to his own medical practice in 1882.
Better known as “Bertie,” Edward Prince of Wales was charming and dissolute. A lifelong womanizer, Bertie conducted his countless liaisons against the glittering backdrop of London society, Europe, and the stately homes of England in the second half of the 19th century.
Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her Music brings fans up to date on her life and work. It explores the background and emotions behind Adele's bestselling, best-loved songs, and tells the fascinating story of the girl who was born to a single-parent teenager in North London.
At times suspenseful, at times deeply moving, but always incredibly brave and honest, Not My Father's Son is a powerful story of embracing the best aspects of the past and triumphantly pushing the darkness aside.
The doctrine of local food is dead. Farmers' markets are merely a lifestyle choice for the affluent middle classes. And 'organic' has become little more than a marketing label that is way past its sell by date.