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Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor
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Adrian Goldsworthy
 
The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor.
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Montaigne
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'He who thinks freely for himself, honours all freedom on earth.' Stefan Zweig was already an emigre-driven from a Europe torn apart by brutality and...
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The Republic of Imagination
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Taking her cue from a challenge thrown to her at a reading, the author energetically responds to those who say fiction has nothing to teach us today. She tells the...
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The Letters of John F. Kennedy
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy led the United States for barely a thousand days, and yet he is regarded as one of the great Presidents of all time for his brave...
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Xerxes: A Persian Life
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Richard Stoneman
 
The first full-scale account of a Persian king vilified by history
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The Maisky Diaries: Red Ambassador to...
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Highlights of the extraordinary wartime diaries of Ivan Maisky, Soviet ambassador to London
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Kissinger: Volume One: 1923-1968: The...
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Niall Ferguson
 
No American statesman has been as revered and as reviled as Henry Kissinger. Hailed by some as the "indispensable man", whose advice has been sought by every president from John...
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X Platoon
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Steve Heaney; Damien Lewis
 
The untold story of the Pathfinders, one of the most secretive units in the British military.
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T. K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot
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Anne Chambers
 
Widely regarded as "the architect of modern Ireland", T K Whitaker's life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an integral...
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Edith Cavell: Faith Before the Firing...
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Catherine Butcher
 
An arresting short biography from the perspective of Edith Cavell's faith. Her execution in October 1915 caused international outcry.
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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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Mary Boleyn: 'The Great and Infamous...
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Alison Weir
Sister to Anne Boleyn and seduced by two kings, Mary Boleyn has long been the subject of scandal and myth. Her affair with Henry VIII fuelled the shocking annulment of...
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Back from the Brink: 1000 Days at...
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Alistair Darling
Alistair Darling's number one Sunday Times bestselling memoirs now available in paperback, updated with a new introduction.
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Crown and Country: A History of...
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David Starkey
 
From one of our finest historians comes an outstanding exploration of the British monarchy from the retreat of the Romans up until the modern day. This compendium volume of two...
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Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition ...
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Sonia Purnell
 
A major and controversial new biography of one of the most compelling and contradictory figures in modern British life.
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