Darkness and Light is a thrilling tale of survival against the odds. Joe Thompson overcame a troubled childhood to become a footballer, but was then diagnosed with cancer at 23. He beat the disease and continued his career, only for it to return three years later. He defeated cancer again and then made an astonishing comeback on the pitch.
An absolute classic of autobiography and history – one of the few books to explore how and why the Germans were seduced by Hitler and Nazism. ‘If you have never read a book about Nazi Germany before, or if you have already read a thousand, I would urge you to read DEFYING HITLER. It sings with wisdom and understanding’ DAILY MAIL
Christian Dior (1905-1957) rocketed to fame with his first collection in 1947 when the ‘New Look’ took the world by storm. This charming and modest autobiography gives a fascinating and detailed insight into the workings of a great fashion house, while revealing the private man behind the high-profile establishment.
Derek Dougan was no ordinary footballer. Here is the definitive account of the flamboyant goalscorer, a contradictory icon with a unique place in the evolution of modern British football. As chairman of the PFA, he fought for freedom of contract; as a club executive he introduced shirt sponsorship; and ‘The Doog’ saved Wolves from extinction.
This is the true story of one of Britain’s most iconic entertainers, a man who has never flinched from doing what he was born for – performing. In a book which for critics and fans have been united in praise, Joe Longthorne lays bare his incredible life in this, his official autobiography.
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