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Pies and Prejudice by Stuart Maconie
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I, Me, Mine by George Harrison
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A book that has seventy odd pages of narrative followed by an anecdotal dissection of every song he had ever written up until 1979.

A man of such wit, dry humour and a wealth of stories from an extraordinary life (he was 37 when this book came out), t
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Keane by Roy Keane
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The best book I have ever read about a sportsman.

Roy Keane had (and I'm sure still has) a pathological thirst for victory. This book explains graphically, without fear or favour his competitive desire and he also talks with a candour that was and is
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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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An unusual book for its author.

This is a book where every single page is loaded with scientific fact. The reason for the unusual nature is that it doesn't have the usual flowing narrative that entice people to Bill Bryson's.

Whilst it's not Bryson's
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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by Eric Burdon
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A fascinating autobiography of a man who was a renowned player in the supposed free lovin' late 1960's.

Eric Burdon, originally a geordie but he has spent most of his life living in the USA. While he has been based in the States for nigh on fifty year
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Jeffrey Archer by Michael Crick
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A book which deeply perturbed the subject it was written about. Reading the book, it came as no surprise as to the source of Lord Archers consternation.

I read this book around the time that he was imprisoned for perjury in 2001. It is a truly mind b
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Murdoch by William Shawcross
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A well written and diligently researched biography of a man who is probably the most powerful figure in world media. Murdoch comes across as an admirably forthright man who has made a lot of brave calls and decisions in his business career.

He is als
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Gazza by Eamon Dunphy
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Brutally honest and at times hilarious, tragic and tragically hilarious. Gascoigne comes across as a likeable man who has done some stupid things. Sometimes gullible, sometimes violent, he's a man who badly needed somebody to look after his best inte ...more
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Pies and Prejudice by Stuart Maconie
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