5 Paperback Biographies

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  • 1 August 2007

5 Paperback Biographies

Judy Marks Mr Nice and Mrs Marks The wife of Howard gives her side to the story of their bizarre life on the run. Ebury.

Graham McCann Spike & Co This is the story of how Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson launched a golden age of British comedy. Hodder & Stoughton.

Paul Burrell The Way We Were The Diana grief machine goes into hyperdrive this month and this memoir from her notorious butler might shift a copy or two. Harper.

Toby Young The Sound of No Hands Clapping The follow-up to the vastly successful How to Lose Friends and Alienate People features Julie Burchill’s ex-buddy going off to pursue a career in showbiz. Abacus.

Gordon Burn Best and Edwards One of Britain’s finest writers tracks the very different careers of two Manchester United legends, analysing the strange mechanics of celebrity along the way. Faber.

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