LATEST BOOKS

WE HAVE OUR LIVES

Mike Hoyle and Clive Burlton

We Have Our Lives is a collection of extraordinary stories of the lives of some of the men from the Diocese of Bristol who fought and died in the First World War. In this book – commissioned by Bristol Cathedral – their stories and photos are collected together as a lasting memorial to their sacrifice.

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BRISTOL’S AUSTRALIAN PIONEER

Chris Stephens

Robert Bush travelled to Australia in 1877, where he become a sheep farmer, influential politician and founding vice-president of the Western Australia Cricket Association. He returned as a millionaire and bought Bishop’s Knoll mansion, overlooking Avon Gorge. At the start of WW1 he converted it into 100-bed hospital to treat the Australian wounded.

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LOUISE BROWN: MY LIFE AS THE WORLD’S FIRST TEST-TUBE BABY

Louise Brown

Louise Brown was the first person ever to be born through science rather than as the result of two people having sex. The birth was hailed as a “miracle” by the world’s media, making her instantly famous. For the first time Louise tells the story of her world changing birth and its impact on her life.

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