A classic autobiography from one of Britain's most loved and most famous comedians. Known for his witty one-liners, Bob Monkhouse was a hilarious stand-up comedian, hugely popular game show host of programmes including Family Fortunes and The Golden Shot, and legendary chat show host of the eponymous Bob Monkhouse Show.
A startlingly revealing book about the life and death of one of the 20th century's greatest icons, based on a never-before-seen transcript of tapes Marilyn Monroe made for her psychiatrist in the days and weeks before she died.
The first 'life and times' in over forty years of one of the most fascinating figures of scientific history, by the winner of the 2005 Aventis Science Book Prize. Brings to life the ferment of post-Reformation Europe, in the spirit of Frances Stonor Saunders' Hawkwood.