When Nicholas Shakespeare stumbled across a box documents belonging to his late aunt he was completely unaware of where this discovery would take him. The Priscilla he remembered was very...
The epic story of the world's longest and greatest railway, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.
In Leningrad: Siege and Symphony, Brian Moynahan sets the composition of Shostakovich's most famous work against the tragic canvas of the siege itself and the years of repression and terror...
Jill Abramson; Richard Reeves; New...
Edited by Richard Reeves, author of the bestselling Portraits of Camelot, this is the definitive look at the John F. Kennedy presidency comprised of the original New York Times reporting...
This is the story of JFK's assassination as told from the frontline: it is about the people - from the highest to the lowest - who...
A timely, ambitious and vivid history of a most extraordinary notion: FREEDOM - and how it happens to be a uniquely British invention.
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An extraordinary group portrait of London today: a book as rich, dynamic, lively, and diverse as the city itself.
Maps have the most amazing stories. Suitable for mapophiles, this book offers narratives on everything from the challenge of mapping the oceans to spellbinding treasure maps to the naming of...
An illustrated and comprehensive history of the world's greatest railway maps, and the railways behind them.
A practical guide to the countryside that explores the heritage of rural Britain, its landscapes and wildlife, its traditions, customs and crafts. It offers a checklist of British butterflies and...
Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is an almost obscene claim to be making. In...
Vivid in its execution and original in its argument, this book tells the story of how the discovery of electricity changed Britain forever.
Tales tell of how Charles II, fearful of ancient legends that Britain will fall if the ravens at the Tower of London ever leave their abode, ordered that the wings...
Andrew Dalby; Maureen Dalby
Shakespeare's working life, from about 1590 to 1615, was not only a period of rich activity on the London stage, but also one of prolific writing and publishing about food...
'More than just a work of first-class scholarship, Liberty's Exiles is a deeply moving masterpiece that fulfils the historian's most challenging ambition: to revivify past experience.' Niall Ferguson...
Rudolf Hoss was a farmer and soldier who became the Kommandant of Auschwitz Concentration Camp and oversaw the deaths of over a million people. In the aftermath of the 2nd...