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Costa Prize for Biography - Recommended Reading

Formerly Whitbread; Awarded annually to works by authors who have lived for three or more years in Great Britain or Ireland. 
    • Search Result #1. Dotter of her Father\'s Eyes by Mary M Talbot and Bryan Talbot

    • Title
      Dotter of her Father's Eyes
      Author
      Mary M Talbot and Bryan Talbot
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2012 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #2. Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas by Matthew Hollis

    • Title
      Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas
      Author
      Matthew Hollis
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2011 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #3. The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

    • Title
      The Hare With Amber Eyes
      Author
      Edmund de Waal
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. Estimated wait undetermined.
      Pub date
      2010 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #4. The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius by Graham Farmelo

    • Title
      The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius
      Author
      Graham Farmelo
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Biography
      Pub date
      2009 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #5. Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill

    • Title
      Somewhere Towards the End
      Author
      Diana Athill
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2008 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #6. Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    • Title
      Young Stalin
      Author
      Simon Sebag Montefiore
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2007 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #7. Keeping Mum by Brian Thompson

    • Title
      Keeping Mum
      Author
      Brian Thompson
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2006 Costa /Biography
    • Search Result #8. Matisse the Master by Hilary Spurling

    • Title
      Matisse the Master
      Author
      Hilary Spurling
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2005 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #9. My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots by John Guy

    • Title
      My Heart is My Own: The Life of Mary Queen of Scots
      Author
      John Guy
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2004 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #10. Orwell: The Life by D.J. Taylor

    • Title
      Orwell: The Life
      Author
      D.J. Taylor
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Biography
      Pub date
      2003 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #11. Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self by Claire Tomalin

    • Title
      Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
      Author
      Claire Tomalin
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2002 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #12. Selkirk\'s Island by Diana Souhami

    • Title
      Selkirk's Island
      Author
      Diana Souhami
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2001 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #13. Bad Blood: A Memoir by Lorna Sage

    • Title
      Bad Blood: A Memoir
      Author
      Lorna Sage
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2000 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #14. Berlioz Volume 2 by David Cairns

    • Title
      Berlioz Volume 2
      Author
      David Cairns
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1999 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #15. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman

    • Title
      Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
      Author
      Amanda Foreman
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1998 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #16. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman

    • Title
      Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
      Author
      Amanda Foreman
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1998 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #17. Victor Hugo by Graham Robb

    • Title
      Victor Hugo
      Author
      Graham Robb
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1997 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #18. Thomas Cranmer: A Life by Diarmaid MacCulloch

    • Title
      Thomas Cranmer: A Life
      Author
      Diarmaid MacCulloch
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1996 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #19. Gladstone by Roy Jenkins

    • Title
      Gladstone
      Author
      Roy Jenkins
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1995 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #20. D. H. Lawrence: The Married Man by Brenda Maddox

    • Title
      D. H. Lawrence: The Married Man
      Author
      Brenda Maddox
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Barrett Branch
      Pub date
      1994 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #21. Philip Larkin: A Writer\'s Life by Andrew Motion

    • Title
      Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life
      Author
      Andrew Motion
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Biography
      Pub date
      1993 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #22. Trollope by Victoria Glendinning

    • Title
      Trollope
      Author
      Victoria Glendinning
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Biography
      Pub date
      1992 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #23. A Life of Picasso by John Richardson

    • Title
      A Life of Picasso
      Author
      John Richardson
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #24. A. A. Milne: His Life by Ann Thwaite

    • Title
      A. A. Milne: His Life
      Author
      Ann Thwaite
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Biography
      Pub date
      1990 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #25. Coleridge: Early Visions by Richard Holmes

    • Title
      Coleridge: Early Visions
      Author
      Richard Holmes
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1989 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #26. Tolstoy by A. N. Wilson

    • Title
      Tolstoy
      Author
      A. N. Wilson
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Biography
      Pub date
      1988 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #27. Under the Eye of the Clock by Christopher Nolan

    • Title
      Under the Eye of the Clock
      Author
      Christopher Nolan
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1987 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #28. Gilbert White by Richard Mabey

    • Title
      Gilbert White
      Author
      Richard Mabey
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1986 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #29. Hugh Dalton by Ben Pimlott

    • Title
      Hugh Dalton
      Author
      Ben Pimlott
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1985 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #30. T. S. Eliot by Peter Ackroyd

    • Title
      T. S. Eliot
      Author
      Peter Ackroyd
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1984 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #31. Vita by Victoria Glendinning

    • Title
      Vita
      Author
      Victoria Glendinning
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #32. Bismarck by Edward Crankshaw

    • Title
      Bismarck
      Author
      Edward Crankshaw
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1982 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #33. Monty: The Making of a General by Nigel Hamilton

    • Title
      Monty: The Making of a General
      Author
      Nigel Hamilton
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Biography
      Pub date
      1981 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #34. Monty: The Making of a General by Nigel Hamilton

    • Title
      Monty: The Making of a General
      Author
      Nigel Hamilton
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Biography
      Pub date
      1981 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #35. On the Edge of Paradise: A. C. Benson the Diarist by David Newsome

    • Title
      On the Edge of Paradise: A. C. Benson the Diarist
      Author
      David Newsome
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1980 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #36. About Time by Penelope Mortimer

    • Title
      About Time
      Author
      Penelope Mortimer
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1979 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #37. Lloyd George: The People\'s Champion by John Grigg

    • Title
      Lloyd George: The People's Champion
      Author
      John Grigg
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Biography
      Pub date
      1978 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #38. Injury Time by Beryl Bainbridge

    • Title
      Injury Time
      Author
      Beryl Bainbridge
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1977 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #39. Elizabeth Gaskell by Winifred Gerin

    • Title
      Elizabeth Gaskell
      Author
      Winifred Gerin
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1976 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #40. In Our Infancy by Helen Corke

    • Title
      In Our Infancy
      Author
      Helen Corke
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1975 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #41. Poor Dear Brendan by Andrew Boyle

    • Title
      Poor Dear Brendan
      Author
      Andrew Boyle
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1974 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #42. CB: A Life of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman by John Wilson

    • Title
      CB: A Life of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
      Author
      John Wilson
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1973 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #43. Trollope by James Pope-Hennessey

    • Title
      Trollope
      Author
      James Pope-Hennessey
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1972 Whitbread /Biography
    • Search Result #44. Henrik Ibsen by Michael Meyer

    • Title
      Henrik Ibsen
      Author
      Michael Meyer
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1971 Whitbread /Biography
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