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Socialist Biographies & Autobiographies -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Street-fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties by Tariq Ali
    Street-fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties - by Tariq Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786636003 | ISBN 10: 178663600x

    Tariq Ali revisits his formative years as a young radical. Reissued for the 1968 anniversary, Street-Fighting Years captures the mood and energy of the era of hope and passion as Ali tracks the growing significance of the nascent protest movement. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias by Jasmine Donahaye
    The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias - by Jasmine Donahaye

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909983236 | ISBN 10: 1909983233

    he first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century.   Daughter of Polish immigrant parents, Lily Tobias grew ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ed: the Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader by Mehdi Hasan
    Ed: the Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader - by Mehdi Hasan

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849543774 | ISBN 10: 1849543771

    What makes a man put politics and ambition before family? Ed Miliband is perhaps the least understood political leader of modern times. This book reveals where he has come from and where he is going. It charts his unique upbringing, against the backd ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994-1999 by Chris Mullin
    A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994-1999 - by Chris Mullin

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846685248 | ISBN 10: 1846685249

    In this title, Yes Minister meets Alan Clark. The third and final volume of Chris Mullin's acclaimed diaries begins on the night John Smith died in May 1994, and continues until the moment of Mullin's assumption into government in July 1999. Together ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution (2nd edition) by Richard Gott
    Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution (2nd edition) - by Richard Gott

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677115 | ISBN 10: 1844677117

    A revealing account of the leader at the forefront of Latin America’s socialist revolution.  The authoritative first-hand account of contemporary Venezuela, Hugo Chávez places the country’s controversial and charismatic president in histori ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keir Hardie by Bob Holman
    Keir Hardie - by Bob Holman

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745953540 | ISBN 10: 0745953549

    Keir Hardie was a complicated man. Born illegitimate just outside Glasgow in 1856, his life didn't start gently. Before the age of ten he was the sole wage earner in his working class, atheist family. After the Christian baker he assisted fired him f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and Love by Sheila Rowbotham
    Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and Love - by Sheila Rowbotham

    £32.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844674213 | ISBN 10: 1844674215

    Challenging both capitalism and the values of Western civilization, the gay socialist writer Edward Carpenter had an extraordinary impact on the cultural and political landscape of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A mystic advocate ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thirty Years in a Turtle-Neck Sweater by Nick Warren
    Thirty Years in a Turtle-Neck Sweater - by Nick Warren

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091908829 | ISBN 10: 0091908825

    Nick Warren was just like any other boy growing up in the 70s, he liked playing out and being a little sod, and loved his younger brother and sister. Then one day when he was six, his mother kissed him goodbye to go shopping and never came back.  N ... more

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  • Cover image of book Edward Carpenter 1844-1929: Prophet of Human Fellowship by Chushichi Tsuzuki
    Edward Carpenter 1844-1929: Prophet of Human Fellowship - by Chushichi Tsuzuki

    £30.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780521019590 | ISBN 10: 0521019591

    This is the first full-scale biography of Edward Carpenter, an 'eminent Victorian' who played an intriguing role in the revival of socialism in Britain in the late 19th century.  'A worthy heir of Carlyle and Ruskin', as Tolstoy called him, Car ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dare to Be a Daniel: Then and Now by Tony Benn
    Dare to Be a Daniel: Then and Now - by Tony Benn

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099471530 | ISBN 10: 0099471531

    Born into a family with a strong, radical dissenting tradition in which enterprise & public service were combined, Tony Benn was taught to believe that the greatest sins in life were to waste time & money. Life in his Victorian-Edwardian family home ... more

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