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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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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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Negroland: A Memoir
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Margo Jefferson
 
The daughter of a successful paediatrician and a fashionable socialite, Margo Jefferson spent her childhood among Chicago's black elite. She calls this society...
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But You Did Not Come Back
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Marceline Loridan-Ivens; Sandra Smith
 
In 1944, at the age of fifteen, Marceline Loridan-Ivens was arrested in occupied France, along with her father. They were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, and forcibly separated. Though he...
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Young and Damned and Fair: The Life...
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Gareth Russell
 
'A stunning reappraisal of Henry VIII's fifth wife ... Gareth Russell's book is scholarly yet highly readable ... basing his account on exhaustive research into her household, he provides a...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last...
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Martin Luther King
 
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Jumpin' Jack Flash: David Litvinoff...
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Keiron Pim
 
David Litvinoff was one of the great mythic characters of '60s London. Litvinoff's determination to live without trace means that his life has always eluded biographers, until now. This book...
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Theresa May: The Path to Power
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Rosa Prince
 
Twenty days after Britain's dramatic vote to leave the European Union, a new Prime Minister has captured Downing Street. Theresa May's task now is to bring together a divided country...
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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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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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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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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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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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Soldier Spy
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Tom Marcus
 
'Gripping. One of the most successful MI5 undercover surveillance officers of his time' Sun 'Very well written, gives a startling amount of operational detail, the...
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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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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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