Friday, October 2, 2015

What's Hot in Bio's

If you like to read about real life stories then here are some of the libraries popular biographies for 2015 to date.

  • He Who Must Be Obeid by Kate Mc Clymont. Following groundbreaking investigations, Kate an award-winning journalist and Linton Besser have unearthed the vast but secret empire Obeid built over decades.
  • Leila's Secret by Kooshyar Karimi. This is a spellbinding and heartbreaking story where Kooshyar Karimi, a successful doctor, who's kindness and compassion sees him saving the lives of unmarried women by ending their pregnancies which if discovered would see them stoned to death. One of those women is 22 year old Leila, who seeks his help for a different reason one that will haunt him for years.
  • Bought and Sold by Megan Stephens. This is the story of lies, brutality and fear when British girl Megan Stephens tells the true story of how an idyllic Mediterranean holiday turned into an unimaginable nightmare.
  • Red Notice by Bill Browder. Red Notice is a searing expose of the wholesale whitewash by Russian Authorities of the imprisonment and brutal murder of a young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky in November 2009. Browders graphic portrait of the Russian government as a criminal enterprise shows his transformation from a financier to human rights activist,
  • campaigning for justice for his late lawyer and friend.

You can find these on our library catalogue

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