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Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse Alastair Sooke
Diagnosed with cancer, the acclaimed painter and rival of Picasso seemed to be facing his demise. Then something unexpected happened.
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Defending the Guilty
Defending the Guilty Alex McBride
True crime meets humour in this hilariously funny and eye-opening exposé of the criminal justice system.
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Inside Vogue: My Diary of Vogue's 100th Year
Inside Vogue: My Diary of Vogue's 100th Year Alexandra Shulman
The fascinating and gossipy diary of Vogue's centenary year from its hugely influential Editor-in-chief.
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Swim, Bike, Run
Swim, Bike, Run Alistair Brownlee, Jonathan Brownlee
In Swim Bike Run they take us inside their world and inside their races - including a moment by moment account of their extraordinary Olympic triumph. It's a riveting story of sibling rivalry and provides a rare insight into what it takes to get to the top.
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Captive Allan Hall
One monster, three innocent girls, ten years in captivity.
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Warsaw Boy
Warsaw Boy Andrew Borowiec
On 1 August 1944 15-year-old Andrew Boroweic, a volunteer in the Resistance, lobbed a grenade at German soldiers patrolling in Warsaw - and began his war. This account of the 63-day Warsaw Uprising - written in a POW camp soon after - tells of Boroweic's brutal rite of passage from child to veteran soldier in one of the bloodiest and most ruthless episodes of the Second World War.
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Napoleon The Great
Napoleon The Great Andrew Roberts
More than any other modern biographer, Andrew Roberts conveys Napoleon's tremendous energy and the attractiveness of his personality, even to his enemies.
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Queen Of The Ploughing
Queen Of The Ploughing Anna May McHugh
Finally, the queen of Irish rural life tells her story.
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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank
The definitive edition of Anne Frank's diary, now in Penguin Black Classics.
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Arnhem Antony Beevor
Britain's bestselling historian's #1 bestselling account of the classic WW2 folly.
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The Last Asylum
The Last Asylum Barbara Taylor
This searingly honest, thought-provoking and beautifully written memoir is the story of the author's madness years, set inside the wider story of the death of the asylum system in the twentieth century.
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Zero Waste Home
Zero Waste Home Bea Johnson
A brighter future starts at home. Make yours a waste-free sanctuary.
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Talking About Jane Austen In Baghdad
Talking About Jane Austen In Baghdad Bee Rowlatt, May Witwit
Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad is the story of two women who share laughter and tears, and swap their confidences, dreams and fears. And, between the grenades, the gossip, the jokes and the secrets, they also hatch an ingenious plan to help May escape the bombings of Baghdad . . .
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Tell Me The Planets
Tell Me The Planets Ben Platts-Mills
Fascinating stories from the front-line of brain injury, as well as an account of an extraordinary friendship.
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The Test
The Test Brian O'Driscoll
Honest, gritty and thoughtful, The Test is not just an essential sports book. It is an essential book about family, friends, hard work, courage and imagination.
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