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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 Romanovs: 1613-1918
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
 
The internationally bestselling epic history of Russia's imperial dynasty
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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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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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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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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, and forcibly separated. Though he managed to...
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Lenin the Dictator: An Intimate Portrait
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Victor Sebestyen
 
A new life of the creator of the world's first communist state
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Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime...
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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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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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The Co-Op's Got Bananas: A Memoir of...
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Hunter Davies
 
Poignant, and very personal childhood memoir of growing up in Cumbria during the Second World War and into the 1950s.
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Eggs or Anarchy: The Remarkable Story...
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William Sitwell
 
Eggs or Anarchy is one of the great un-told stories of World War Two. Written by award-winning food writer and Masterchef critic William Sitwell.
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Benjamin Franklin in London: The...
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George Goodwin
 
A great man on an even greater stage: Benjamin Franklin arrives in London at the very moment it becomes the epicentre of the greatest power in the world.
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Traveling with Ghosts: A Memoir of...
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Shannon Leone Fowler
 
H IS FOR HAWK meets WILD. A beautiful memorial to a great love and a brave survival guide to coming to terms with loss.
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Angel Dorothy: How an American...
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Jane Brown
 
A biography of a formidable woman: wealthy American heiress Dorothy Elmhirst, who poured her considerable resources into founding Dartington Hall in 1925.
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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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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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