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A Certain Idea of France: A Life of Charles de Gaulle
A Certain Idea of France: A Life of Charles de Gaulle Julian Jackson
Julian Jackson's magnificent biography reveals this the life of this titanic figure as never before.
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A Prickly Affair
A Prickly Affair Hugh Warwick
Reissued with a new epilogue, this study of hedgehogs remains as fresh and entertaining as ever.
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A Woman's Work
A Woman's Work Harriet Harman
With a new chapter on the fights for women now, as the UK celebrates 100 years of having the vote.
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Adam Smith
Adam Smith Jesse Norman
A brilliant account of the life, thought and continuing importance of the world's greatest economist.
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After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography
After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography Chris Kraus
The first authorized biography of the avant-garde punk writer Kathy Acker, a legend in her own time, by the author of the bestselling I Love Dick.
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Augustine
Augustine Robin Lane Fox
'Give me chastity, but not yet', Augustine famously prayed. His intimate spiritual masterpiece, The Confessions, has inspired millions for centuries. Robin Lane Fox's superb biography draws on new sources to give a revelatory portrait of one of the most remarkable and compelling personalities of the ancient world.
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Augustus
Augustus Jochen Bleicken
This is the definitive biography of the man who changed Western history.
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Be Like the Fox
Be Like the Fox Erica Benner
An enjoyably revisionist biography and a warning from the past about our world today.
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Believer: My Forty Years in Politics
Believer: My Forty Years in Politics David Axelrod
Spanning forty years that include corruption and transformation, turmoil and progress, Believer takes readers behind the closed doors of politics even as it offers a thrilling call to democratic action. Axelrod's Believer is a powerful and inspiring memoir enlivened by the charm and candor of one of the greatest political strategists in recent American history.
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Benjamin Britten: A Life in the Twentieth Century
Benjamin Britten: A Life in the Twentieth Century Paul Kildea
Benjamin Britten was Britain's greatest twentieth-century composer, who broke decisively with figures such as Elgar and Vaughan Williams and recreated English music in a fresh, modern, European form.
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Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869
Berlioz: Servitude and Greatness 1832-1869 David Cairns
The landmark biography of the great Romantic composer, reissued for the 150th anniversary of his death.
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Berlioz: The Making of An Artist 1803-1832
Berlioz: The Making of An Artist 1803-1832 David Cairns
The landmark biography of the great Romantic composer, reissued for the 150th anniversary of his death.
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Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Centerof Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe - and Started the Protestant Reformation
Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Centerof Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe - and Started the Protestant Reformation Andrew Pettegree
Publishing in advance of the Reformation's 500th anniversary, Brand Luther fuses the history of religion, of printing, and of capitalism—the literal marketplace of ideas—into one enthralling story, revolutionizing our understanding of one of the pivotal figures and eras in human history.
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Charles II (Penguin Monarchs)
Charles II (Penguin Monarchs) Clare Jackson
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.
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Churchill
Churchill Andrew Roberts
The blockbuster biography of the greatest Briton, by one of Britain's bestselling historians.
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Collecting the World
Collecting the World James Delbourgo
A fascinating, vivid biography of the founder of the British Museum and exploration of the itch to accumulate.
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Colour Bar
Colour Bar Susan Williams
Sir Seretse Khama, the first President of Botswana and heir apparent to the kingship of the Bangwato people, brought independence and great prosperity to his nation after colonial rule.
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