Morecambe Library’s top 10 biographies

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Morecambe Library takes a look at 10 of its top biographies.

1 Guy Martin: My Autobiography

Get ready for an intense ride through the life of Guy Martin, from his early days helping his Dad prep bikes to competing in the Isle of Man TT race.

2 I Think Therefore I Play – Andrea Pirlo with Allesandro Alciato

Andrea Pirlo, who is about to play his last international tournament, shares his life story both on and off the pitch.

3 This Boy: A Memoir Of A Childhood – Alan Johnson

The former home secretary talks about his childhood and his relationships with his sister and mother.

4 The Yorkshire Shepherdess – Amanda Owen

Star of ITV’s The Dales, Amanda Owen tells her life story from her childhood in Huddersfield to the North Yorkshire fields looking after a 2000-acre sheep farm.

5 Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed – Michelle Knight with Michelle Burford

Last May Michelle Knight made headlines as she escaped her abductor, Ariel Castro. This is her story of more than a decade in captivity.

6 Being Binky: My Life in Chelsea – Binky Felstead

Reality star Binky Felstead talks about becoming one of the most recognisable faces in Chelsea

7 One Direction: Where We Are, Our Band, Our Story – One Direction

Charting the success of One Direction as they travel the world and break the US.

8 Frank: The True Story That Inspires The Movie – Jon Ronson

Keyboard player in the Frank Sidebottom Oh Blimey Band, Jon Ronson talks about the rise and fall of the famous papier mache head character.

9 Born Gangster – Jimmy Tippett Jnr with Nicola Stow

Born into the gangster life, Jimmy Tippett soon became involved in the darker side of life.

10 Coming Up Trumps: A memoir – Jean Trumpington

The memoir of Baroness Trumpington is a look back at a long and remarkable life.

*All of these are available at your local Lancashire library, or visit or to reserve your copy now.