Incredible and Inspiring: 5 Books That Tell Amazing True Stories

Incredible and Inspiring: 5 Books That Tell Amazing True Stories

We know that truth can be stranger than fiction – it can also be entertaining, inspiring, and exactly what you need to read right now.

As you head into the New Year, put your own life into perspective as you peek into the incredible lives of the amazing people below.

Windswept and Interesting by Billy Connolly

Comedy legend Billy Connolly shows that even a double diagnosis of cancer and Parkinson’s Disease can’t stop him from making people laugh. This is his first full-length autobiography, and it’s inspiring, life-affirming, wise and outrageously funny. Just like the author himself.

Buy a copy of Windswept and Interesting here.

This Much Is True by Miriam Margolyes

Miriam Margolyes has led an extraordinary life. From declaring her love to Vanessa Redgrave to being told to be quiet by the Queen, this book is packed with brilliant, hilarious stories, as well as incredible heart and intelligence. This Much is True is a rollicking read.

Buy a copy of This Much Is True here.

The Incredible Life of Hubert Wilkins by Peter FitzSimons

Truth is certainly more interesting than fiction in the case of Sir Hubert Wilkins. He was the son of pioneer pastoralists who went on to become a naturalist, photographer, decorated war hero, aviator, spy and one of the greatest adventurers Australia has ever seen. His remarkable life has been brought vividly to life by Peter FitzSimons. This is masterful storytelling.

Buy a copy of The Incredible Life of Hubert Wilkins here.

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