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Take Six Girls: The Lives of the...
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Laura Thompson
 
The contrasting lives of the Mitford sisters - stylish, scandalous and tragic by turns - hold up a mirror to upper-class life before and after the Second World War.
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Army Wives: From Crimea to...
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Following the lives of the women behind the men in uniform, Army Wives examines what it really means to be part of the 'army family'.
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Prof: Alan Turing Decoded
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Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist. He is widely...
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Margaret Pole: The Countess in the Tower
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The true story of 'The King's Curse'; the extraordinary life of Margaret Pole, niece of Richard III, loyal servant of the Tudors.
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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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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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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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Please, Mister Postman
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Alan Johnson
 
Paints a picture of England in the 1970s, where no celebration was complete without a Party Seven of Watney's Red Barrel, smoking was the norm rather than the exception, and...
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Universal Man: The Seven Lives of ...
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Richard Davenport-Hines
 
From the bestselling and award-winning author of 'An English Affair', a dazzlingly original thematic biography which throws fresh light on the greatest economist of the twentieth century.
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Broken Vows: Tony Blair the Tragedy ...
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Tom Bower
 
When Tony Blair became prime minister in May 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest person to hold that office since 1812. On his first election campaign, Blair had promised...
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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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Testament of Youth: An...
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Vera Brittain
 
A film tie-in edition of Vera Brittain's classic autobiography, published to coincide with the major motion picture adaptation starring Dominic West, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan and Kit Harington.
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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 Maisky Diaries: Red Ambassador to...
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Ivan Maisky; Gabriel Gorodetsky
 
Highlights of the extraordinary wartime diaries of Ivan Maisky, Soviet ambassador to London
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Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized...
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Charles Moore
In June 1983, Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government's Parliamentary majority in British electoral history. This book reveals how she faced down the Miners' Strike, transformed relations...
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