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Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir
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Ken Clarke
 
Ken Clarke needs no introduction. One of the genuine 'Big Beasts' of the political scene, during his forty-six years as the Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe in...
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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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Rasputin: The Biography
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Douglas Smith
 
A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. The spectre of the lustful Siberian holy man and...
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William the Conqueror
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David Bates
 
Fifteen years in the making, a landmark reinterpretation of the life of a pivotal figure in British and European history
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The Mistress of Mayfair: Men, Money...
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Lyndsy Spence
 
The plot could have been inspired by Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies, but unlike Waugh's novel - which parodies the era of the 'Bright Young Things' - The Mistress of...
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Victoria the Queen: An Intimate...
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Julia Baird
 
'A stunning achievement ...Neither sanitized nor mythologizing, Victoria: The Queen is a remarkably lucid, endlessly engaging account of Queen Victoria's life and rule' Amanda Foreman
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The Man with the Poison Gun: A Cold...
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Serhii Plokhy
 
The most important assassination case in Cold War history
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The Man Who Created the Middle East: ...
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Christopher Simon Sykes
 
At the age of only 36, Sir Mark Sykes was signatory to the Sykes-Picot agreement, one of the most reviled treaties of modern times. A century later, Christopher Sykes' lively...
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Diary of a Wartime Affair: The True...
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Doreen Bates
 
The true story of a surprisingly modern romance in war-stricken London London, 1934. Doreen Bates is working in the same office as E, an older married man. In the...
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The Private Life of Edward IV
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John Ashdown-Hill
 
Edward's private world is revealed in this exciting new work by John Ashdown-Hill, author of The Mythology of Richard III
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The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy
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Jean Kennedy Smith
 
In this evocative and affectionate memoir, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy, offers an intimate and illuminating look at...
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George & Martha Washington: A...
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Flora Fraser
 
George and Martha Washington, of Mount Vernon, Virginia, were America's original first couple. From the 1750s, when young soldier George wooed and wedded Martha...
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Thank You for Your Service
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David Finkel
 
Soon to be a major film, written and directed by Jason Hall of American Sniper, and starring Amy Schumer. New York Times-bestselling author David Finkel follows a US...
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Red Platoon
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Clinton Romesha
 
Isolated Command Post Keating - one of the most vulnerable US army bases in Afghanistan. Located at the bottom of a deep valley, soliders are exposed. The Taliban can see...
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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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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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