A FAMILY STORY AND THE TALE OF A NATION.
Ai Weiwei - one of the world's most famous artists and activists - weaves a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own life and that of his father, Ai Qing, the nation's most celebrated poet.
'Engrossing...a remarkable story' Sunday Times
Here, through the sweeping lens of his own and his father's life, Ai Weiwei tells an epic tale of China over the last 100 years, from the Cultural Revolution to the modern-day Chinese Communist Pa
Join national treasure Gary Barlow as he opens the curtains on his remarkable life in this stunning autobiography, from his fascinating early life to his star-studded music career
'I just wanted to share my personal journey through the last five decades - the highs and lows, the ups and downs. So in A Different Stage, this is me opening the curtains and sharing moments nobody has heard or seen before . . .'
In this warm, intimate and humorous book, rich with nostalgia and unexpecte
Arranged in chronological order from the early Greek mathematicians, Euclid and Archimedes through to present-day Nobel Prize winners, 100 Science Discoveries That Changed the World charts the great breakthroughs in scientific understanding.
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'It's no mystery or secret how much I enjoy Lawrence Chaney.' - RuPaul
'Tackles everything from gender identity, the thrill of a wig and why Scottish talent is often overlooked.' - i News
Lawrence Chaney has wowed audiences across the globe as the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race UK. In Lawrence (Drag) Queen of Scots, Lawrence shares heartfelt and candid moments from their past. From being bullied as a child to what it's like to date as a drag queen, th
From her earliest memories and childhood friendships in Prague before the war, to the Nazi-occupation that saw her and her family sent to the Jewish ghetto at Terezin, to the unimaginable fear and bravery of her imprisonment in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, and life after liberation.
PAPERBACK EDITION FULLY UPDATED WITH TWO NEW CHAPTERSAfter creating 12 different billion-dollar businesses and breaking dozens of world records, wouldn't you think you'd done it all? Having brought the Virgin brand to all corners of the globe, he's now reaching out to the stars as he prepares to launch commercial space travel with Virgin Galactic.
The head of a business empire, Harry Oppenheimer played an influential role in twentieth century South Africa, a role that is celebrated by some and condemned by others. This book investigates Oppenheimer’s political thinking, drawing from his speeches over the years.
South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping our Future is an important, exciting and intelligent account of the real-life Iron Man.
Featuring anecdotes from his own business dealings, as well as his observations of many others who have inspired him - from politicians, business leaders, explorers, scientists and philanthropists - Richard reflects on the qualities he feels are essential for success in today's world.