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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Elena Favilli
100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding.
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The Quest for Corvo
The Quest for Corvo A.J.A. Symons
Part biography, part detective story: the extraordinary life of the eccentric writer Frederick Baron Corvo.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt Robert Dallek
A superb one-volume biography by the Number One New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, explaining Roosevelt's career as an incomparable politician, deal-maker and uniter.
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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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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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First Confession
First Confession Chris Patten
The acclaimed memoir by the bestselling author and the best politician-writer since Alan Clark.
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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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Unstoppable
Unstoppable Maria Sharapova
The fiercely honest, fearless, darkly funny autobiography of Maria Sharapova: child tennis star, global brand, survivor.
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Gandhi 1914-1948
Gandhi 1914-1948 Ramachandra Guha
Drawing on many new sources and animated by its author's wonderful sense of drama and politics, the publication of Gandhi is a major event.
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Thomas Cromwell
Thomas Cromwell Diarmaid MacCulloch
Thomas Cromwell is one of the most famous - or notorious - figures in English history. Born in obscurity in Putney, he became a fixer for Cardinal Wolsey in the 1520s and remained intensely loyal to his memory even when Wolsey had fallen for failing to solve Henry VIII's 'Great Matter' - lack of a male heir and efforts to repudiate his wife Katherine of Aragon. Henry too appreciated Cromwell's talent and promoted him to a series of ever greater offices, such that in the 1530s he was effectively running the country for the King.
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Reporter
Reporter Seymour M. Hersh
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author and preeminent investigative journalist of our time, a heartfelt, hugely revealing memoir of a career breaking some of the most significant stories of the last half-century.
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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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Reagan
Reagan Bob Spitz
From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational.
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Last Days in Old Europe
Last Days in Old Europe Richard Bassett
The final decade of the Cold War, through the eyes of a laconic and elegant observer.
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King and Emperor
King and Emperor Janet L. Nelson
A major new biography of one of the most extraordinary of all European rulers.
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Philosopher of the Heart
Philosopher of the Heart Clare Carlisle
A highly original approach to the life and thought of one of the world's most compelling philosophers.
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God's Englishman
God's Englishman Christopher Hill
The classic life of Cromwell by one of Britain's great radical historians.
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Seneca: A Life
Seneca: A Life Emily Wilson
Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome, embracing a stern ascetic morality while amassing a fortune under Nero and eventually committing suicide. This definitive biography reveals a life lived perilously in the gap between ideals and reality.
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