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Midnight in Chernobyl
Midnight in Chernobyl Adam Higginbotham
The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.
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Making of Tesco, The: A Story of British Shopping
Making of Tesco, The: A Story of British Shopping Sarah Ryle
The story of one of Britain's most successful companies, told by the people at its heart.
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At Home (Illustrated Edition)
At Home (Illustrated Edition) Bill Bryson
A new and beautifully illustrated edition of the bestselling, book by Bill Bryson - does for the history of the way we live what A Short History of Nearly Everything did for science.
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Harris's List of the Covent Garden Ladies
Harris's List of the Covent Garden Ladies Hallie Rubenhold
This is the book that inspired ITV'S hit drama HARLOTS.
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The Mongol Empire
The Mongol Empire John Man
The untold story of the world’s greatest empire and the creation of modern China
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The Covent Garden Ladies
The Covent Garden Ladies Hallie Rubenhold
The fascinating true story behind the 18th century directory of Covent Garden prostitutes, known as HARRIS'S LIST and the inspiration behind ITV's hit drama HARLOTS
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Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition
Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition Andy McNab
A special twentieth anniversary edition to celebrate a classic of modern war literature
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The Long Walk
The Long Walk Brian Castner
In the tradition of Michael Herr’s Dispatches and works by such masters of the memoir as Mary Karr and Tobias Wolff, a powerful account of war and homecoming.
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The War in the West - A New History
The War in the West - A New History James Holland
The first part of an astonishing and revelatory new history of the Second World War from one of the UK's most exciting and expert young historians
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Field of Shadows
Field of Shadows Dan Waddell
The real story of a moment of sporting history, when an English cricket team took on Nazi Germany in 1937
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The Ariadne Objective
The Ariadne Objective Wes Davis
The incredible true story of the WWII spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East
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Easter Widows
Easter Widows Sinead McCoole
The stories of seven women whose husbands were executed following the 1916 Rising in Dublin.
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Parliament: The Biography (Volume II - Reform)
Parliament: The Biography (Volume II - Reform) Chris Bryant
Two centuries of reform, revolution and political intrigue in Chris Bryant's epic biography of Parliament
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Great British Cycling
Great British Cycling Ellis Bacon
The first ever history in one volume of cycle racing in Great Britain from its earliest origins to back-to-back Tour de France triumphs.
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A Kill in the Morning
A Kill in the Morning Graeme Shimmin
Take the meticulous research of Robert Harris, the spy thrills of Ian Fleming, the classic action of Alistair MacLean, the dystopian vision of The Man in the High Castle, and the wild ride of a Tarantino film and you're coming close to A Kill in the Morning . . .
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Saladin
Saladin John Man
The definitive biography of Saladin.
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Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo
Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo Colette Hooper
The illustrated companion to the new Great British Railway Journeys series, exploring the role of the railways during the First World War.
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1971 - Never a Dull Moment
1971 - Never a Dull Moment David Hepworth
The story of the year that rock music exploded, featuring almost every star who defined the decade
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Houses of Power
Houses of Power Simon Thurley
New accessible PB edition of this critically acclaimed study of Tudor life as a King or Queen, as told through houses such as the Tower of London, Whitehall, Westminster and Hampton Court. Definitive social history brought to life.
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Spymaster
Spymaster Martin Pearce
The life of Britain's most highly decorated Cold War Spymaster, Sir Maurice Oldfield
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Back In Time For Dinner
Back In Time For Dinner Mary Gwynn
Companion to primetime BBC 2 series presented by Giles Coren with guest celebrities including (for eg) Mary Berry - a riveting combination of nostalgia and social history.
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Entitled
Entitled Chris Bryant
Exploring the extraordinary social and political dominance enjoyed by the British aristocracy over the centuries, Entitled seeks to explain how a tiny number of noble families rose to such a position in the first place.
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Burma '44
Burma '44 James Holland
The untold story of one of WW2's most extraordinary and significant battles which marked the turning of the tide of the war in the jungles of Burma
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The Translation of Love
The Translation of Love Lynne Kutsukake
A deeply touching, powerful debut about a young girl searching for her sister amongst the Ginza bars of post-war Tokyo.
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