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The Long and Winding Road
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Alan Johnson
 
From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, this autobiography covers Alan Johnson's early political skirmishes as a trades union leader...
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Broken Vows: Tony Blair the Tragedy ...
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Tom Bower
 
When Tony Blair became prime minister in 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest to hold that office since 1812. With a landslide majority, his approval rating was 93 per...
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Speaking Out: Lessons in Life and...
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Ed Balls
 
On the night of 7 May 2015, Ed Balls thought there was a chance he would wake up the next morning as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer. Instead, he...
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Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee
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John Bew
 
Published to coincide with the Labour conference, a biography of the prime minister who made the Party what it was in its glory days, by an author praised as 'the...
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Aethelred: The Unready
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Levi Roach
 
An imaginative reassessment of Aethelred "the Unready," one of medieval England's most maligned kings and a major Anglo-Saxon figure
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Hero of the Empire: The Making of...
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Candice Millard
 
'Completely engrossing' Andrew Roberts From The New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard, this is the gripping true story of one dramatic - and emblematic -...
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Call Me Dave: The Unauthorised...
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Isabel Oakeshott; Michael Ashcroft
 
The controversial and most hotly anticipated political book of 2015 in an updated paperback edition, including new material covering the 2015 general election, the EU referendum and the aftermath.
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Queen Bees: Six Brilliant and...
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Sian Evans
 
The story of the six extraordinary hostesses who shaped British society in the inter-war years: Lady Astor, Lady Colefax, Lady Londonderry, Lady Cunard, Laura Corrigan and Mrs Ronnie Greville.
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A Different Kind of Weather: A Memoir
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William Waldegrave
 
A beautifully weighted memoir of political success and failure, and the passing of an era.
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Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life...
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Minoo Dinshaw
 
The biography of one of the greatest British historians - but also of a uniquely strange and various man In his enormously long life, Steven Runciman managed not just...
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The Trials of the King of Hampshire
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Elizabeth Foyster
 
The fantastic story, both tragic and filmic, of an aristocratic family desperate to prove that one of their own is insane
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Soldier Spy
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Tom Marcus
 
In the boot were six homemade pipe bombs, all linked to detonate at the same time from a single call on a brand-new pay-as-you-go phone found on the target...
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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up ...
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Malala Yousafzai; Christina Lamb
 
The bestselling memoir of NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the school girl who stood up to the Taliban. I AM MALALA inspired the acclaimed new film HE NAMED ME MALALA...
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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the...
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James Rebanks
 
Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family...
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A Spy Among Friends: Philby and the...
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Ben Macintyre
 
Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations ...
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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up ...
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Malala Yousafzai; Christina Lamb
 
The bestselling memoir of youngest ever NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who stood up to the Taliban.
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