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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Strange Days ...
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Kim Barker is not your typical foreign correspondent. Raised in Montana, at thirty she had barely been overseas, spoke only English, and knew little about Islam and...
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Disraeli: The Novel Politician
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A fresh, vivid look at Disraeli's life, achievements, and temperament that casts doubts on his much-touted commitment to Jewish rights
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The Black Prince of Florence: The...
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The year is 1531. After years of brutal war and political intrigue, the bastard son of a Medici Duke and a 'half-negro' maidservant rides into Florence. Within a year, he...
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Gurkha: Better to Die Than Live a...
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In Gurkha we hear, for the first time in two hundred years of service to the British crown, the authentic voice of a Gurkha soldier. Never before has a serving...
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Capability Brown: And His Landscape...
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One of the most remarkable men of the 18th century, Lancelot 'Capability' Brown was known to many as 'The Omnipotent Magician' who could transform unpromising...
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Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas de...
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Frances Wilson
 
'Life for De Quincey was either angels ascending on vaults of cloud or vagrants shivering on the city streets.' Thomas De Quincey - opium-eater, celebrity journalist,...
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Goebbels
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Joseph Goebbels was one of Adolf Hitler's most loyal acolytes. But how did this club-footed son of a factory worker rise from obscurity to become Hitler's malevolent minister of propaganda...
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Katherine Howard: The Tragic Story of...
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An in-depth biography of Henry VIII's fifth queen, whose beheading was one of the greatest scandals of the Tudor age.
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The Mistress of Paris: The...
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Boom: The Life of Viscount Trenchard,...
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Russell Miller
 
The definitive biography of the father of the Royal Air Force.
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Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs,...
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Neil Faulkner
 
A wealth of new research and thinking on Lawrence, the Arab Revolt, and World War One in the Middle East, providing essential background to today's violent conflicts
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Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy...
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Andrew Lownie
 
The extraordinary true story of Guy Burgess, the man at the heart of the Cambridge Spy Ring and a linchpin of Cold War espionage.
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The Snowden Files: The Inside Story ...
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Luke Harding
 
Edward Snowden, a young computer genius working for America's National Security Agency, blew the whistle on the way this frighteningly powerful organisation uses new technology to spy on the entire...
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