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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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Elena Favilli; Francesca Cavallo
 
Vibrantly illustrated and truly inspirational, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls tells the stories of 100 heroic women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams What if ...
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The Romanovs: 1613-1918
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The internationally bestselling epic history of Russia's imperial dynasty
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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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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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Soldier Spy
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Tom Marcus
 
'I do it because it is all I know. I'm a hunter of people and I'm damn good at it.' Bestselling author Tom Marcus is the first MI5...
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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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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the ...
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Hisham Matar
 
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE IN BIOGRAPHY SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE...
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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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Isabella of Castile: Europe's First...
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Giles Tremlett
 
In 1474, a twenty-three year old woman ascended the throne of Castile, the largest and strongest kingdom in Spain. Ahead of her lay the considerable challenge not only...
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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's...
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Erica Benner
 
One needs to be a fox to recognize snares, and a lion to frighten the wolves Niccolo Machiavelli lived in a fiercely competitive world, one where brute wealth, brazen...
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Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime...
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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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Amy Licence
 
The story of the six wives of Henry VIII from the viewpoint of the women themselves.
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Arbella Stuart: The Uncrowned Queen
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Jill Armitage
 
The woman expected to succeed the Virgin Queen
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Cnut the Great
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Timothy Bolton
 
A seminal biography of the underappreciated eleventh-century Scandinavian warlord-turned-Anglo-Saxon monarch who united the English and Danish crowns to forge a North Sea empire
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Snow Over Surabaya: 2017
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Nigel Barley
 
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The Black Prince of Florence: The...
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Catherine Fletcher
 
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 rules the...
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