Biographies & memoirs

The power of real-life stories can offer a unique opportunity to delve deep into the intricate tapestry of human existence. We publish a rich collection of memoir and biographies that span everything from a celebrity memoirs, to sports biographies and the very best in the royal biographies genre. From the long-awaited Spare by Prince Harry, to The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama, our list is full of change-makers and trailblazers. Find food inspiration from Stanley Tucci and learn how to navigate love with Dolly Alderton in these compellingly written and beautifully told human stories.

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President Barack Obama walks along the West Colonnade of the White House, January 8, 2011.

Read the first chapter of A Promised Land by Barack Obama

In this exclusive extract from A Promised Land, Barack Obama meditates on the daily rhythms and routine of working – and living – at the White House. 

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Inspirational voices

Life lessons

Film and TV star biographies

Into nature

Musical biographies

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A royal story

Tan France

Queer Eye’s Tan France: There aren’t enough stories like mine being told

Since becoming one of Queer Eye’s ‘Fab Five’, Brit-born stylist Tan France has gone from relative unknown to TV star. In his memoir, he tells us about his struggles growing up and why we need more out and proud Asian men.

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