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Anneli Haake

Dr Anneli Haake is a native Swedish language and culture specialist and translator. She is the Director of Swedish Made Easy, an e-learning language school, and has taught Swedish to a wide range of students across the world.
Peter Hacker

Peter Hacker is the leading authority on the philosophy of Wittgenstein. He is Emeritus Fellow at St John's College, Oxford University, where he was a Tutorial Fellow in philosophy from 1966 to 2006, and has held visiting chairs in North America and both British Academy and Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships. He is the author of nineteen books and over 150 papers, and has written extensively on the philosophy of Wittgenstein, the history of analytic philosophy, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and cognitive neuroscience.
Brian Haig

Brian Haig is a West Point graduate and a career military strategist. Before retiring from the Army, he served as special assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His articles have been published in journals ranging from the New York Times to USA Today. The son of former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, he lives in New Jersey with his wife and four children.
Laurell K. Hamilton

Laurell K. Hamilton lives near St Louis with her husband, her daughter, two attack pugs, three birds, and a partridge in a pear tree.
Helene Hanff

Helene Hanff wrote letters all her life as well as being the author of many books for children and articles for the NEW YORKER and HARPER'S. She died in 1997.
Oswald Hanfling

Oswald Hanfling was a German philosopher who worked until his death at the Open University in the UK.
Emma Hannigan

Emma Hannigan is a young mum of two who continues to battle the cancer that strikes the lymph nodes in her neck and upper body. She is currently fighting cancer for the seventh time - and continues to be positive, upbeat and inspiring. This is her incredible story.
Max Hardcastle

Max Hardcastle was born in the old West Riding of Yorkshire, just before the outbreak of the Second World War. He started collecting antiques at an early age, hoarding his treasures ? including a five-foot stuffed crocodile ? in a disused hen house, known ever after as the 'junk hut'. After National Service and a brief period working for an engineering company, Max and his family heard the call of the Yorkshire Dales, where they bought a cottage, hung out their sign ? Bullpen Antiques ? and made a happy living for many years. Max and his family now live in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, with two dogs, two ponies and an ever-fluctuating population of hens, ducks and pigeons. His only regret is that he no longer has contents of his treasured 'junk hut'.
Charles Harris

Charles Harris is an award-winning director, consultant, and tutor, who co-founded the first screenwriters' workshop in the world. He has worked with top names from James Stewart and Ricky Tomlinson to Spike Milligan and Alexei Sayle. As a film editor for BBC and C4, he moved on to direct TV and theatre, winning awards around the world. His first professional feature script was optioned for Hollywood production, and his first feature as director, Paradise Grove, won international awards and was nominated at the British Independent Film Awards.
Josephine Hart

Josephine Hart (1942-2011) was the bestselling author of Damage, Sin, Oblivion and The Reconstructionist. She was a Director of Haymarket Publishing and founded Gallery Poets before going on to produce a number of West End plays. As well writing novels, she was a `poetry evangelist' and her Josephine Hart Poetry Hour at the British Library inspired two edited poetry books: Catching Life By the Throat and Words that Burn. She was married to Maurice Saatchi and had two sons.
Robin Harvie

In 2000 Robin Harvie ran his first marathon after a bet. Since then he has run many more.
Jeremy Harwood

Jeremy Harwood has written widely on many historical topics, ranging from key developments in human thought to history's unresolved mysteries. Among his recent books are five volumes surveying the political and social history of Britain from mid-Victorian times to the end of the 20th century and a study of the philosophic origins of Freemasonry.
David Hasselhoff

David Michael Hasselhoff was born on July 17, 1952 Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for his roles as Michael Knight in Knight Rider, and Mitch Buchannon in Baywatch. Fulfilling his original dream to be a singer, David made "Looking for Freedom" a massive hit in Germany in 1989, just as the Berlin Wall came down. The accompanying album went gold and triple platinum, topping the charts for three months. Baywatch ran for 11 years and is said to be the highest-grossing show in syndication worldwide. In 1990 Cosmopolitan's Editor Helen Gurly Brown chose him for her magazine's 25th anniversary issue. In October 2000, Hasselhoff conquered another childhood dream, as he took on the starring role in Jekyll & Hyde on Broadway. In 2004, Hasselhoff played the demanding role of Billy Flynn in Chicago, in London's West End for three months. Hasselhoff made a cameo appearance The SpongeBob SquarePants movie, released November 2004, starring as himself and Sponge Bob Patrick. Hasselhoff married actress Pamela Bach in December 8, 1989, with whom he has two daughters, Taylor-Ann and Hayley Amber.
Nigel Havers

The distinguished British actor Nigel Havers has played many roles in theatre, film and TV. Famous films include: Chariots of Fire, A Passage to India, and Empire of the Sun. He has appeared increasingly in TV dramas such as Upstairs, Downstairs and Dangerfield, headling the 1980s BBC sitcom Don't Wait Up. More recently he returned to comedy with Manchild. His father was Lord Havers QC.
Billy Hayes

Billy Hayes was born in New York City. He went to Marquette University, dropped out before graduation and the following years are recounted in this book. William Hoffer is co-author of CAUGHT IN THE ACT and is Director of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
Ronald Hayman

Ronald Hayman is the celebrated biographer of Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, Marcel Proust, Sylvia Plath and Thomas Mann.
Suzie Hayman

Suzie Hayman is the agony aunt for Woman's Own and a Relate counsellor, broadcaster and author. She writes frequently for national magazines and newspapers and is the author of many books including YOU JUST DON'T LISTEN, THE RELATE GUIDE TO SECOND FAMILIES and MAKE YOUR HONEYMOON LAST.
Topper Headon

Topper Headon joined the Clash in 1977. He was there for the five crucial years of the band before being sacked in 1982.
Sarah Helm

Sarah Helm was a reporter on the SUNDAY TIMES and Diplomatic Editor for the INDEPENDENT before becoming Jerusalem and then Brussels correspondent for the same paper. A LIFE IN SECRETS was her first book.
Florence Henderson

Florence Henderson is most well-known for her role as Carol Brady on TV's The Brady Bunch which ran from 1968-1974 but she started her career in stage musicals such as Oklahoma! and South Pacific. She starred on Broadway in the long-running Fanny and in 1962, she became the first woman to guest host The Johnny Carson Show.