Tagged: biography

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Frida Kahlo – A Biography

This biography is about Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, a woman who gracefully balanced a private life of illness and pain against a public persona that was flamboyant, irreverent and world-renowned. Kahlo was an eyewitness...

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Steve Jobs – Billion Dollar Hippy

Broadly considered a brand that inspires fervour and defines cool consumerism, Apple has become one of the biggest corporations in the world, fuelled by game-changing products that tap into modern desires. Its leader, Steve...

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The Secret History of Genghis Khan

I’ve been reading the book “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World” by Jack Weatherford which was a 2004 New York Times best seller. Through extensive research, Weatherford makes a convincing argument...

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Game Changers: Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

Through interviews with friends, former colleagues and business associates, Bloomberg’s GAME CHANGERS reveals the many layers of the intensely private Steve Jobs – his style of leadership, management and creative process. Interviews include Apple...

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Power of Art – Pablo Picasso

Born in Malaga, Spain, Picasso’s many styles and prolific work rate have marked him out as one of the most recognised artists of the twentieth century. Not limited to one medium he created sculptures,...

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Tales From The Jungle: Margaret Mead

Exploring the work of Margaret Mead, this film investigates the 12 months Mead spent with the Samoans in the Twenties. Her resulting book, Coming Of Age In Samoa, had a huge impact on Western...