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The Myth of the Strong Leader
The Myth of the Strong Leader Archie Brown
WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR An authoritative survey of political leadership over the last hundred years – from Churchill and Roosevelt to Stalin and Hitler, from Willy Brandt and Mikhail Gorbachev to Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair – and a debunking of the myth that it is only the strong, single-minded leader who makes a difference.
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Chariot
Chariot Arthur Cotterell
Lively, accessible and lavishly illustrated, this is the first account ever written which deals with the whole spread of the chariot's use as a war machine right across the Old World, from Ireland to Korea.
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The Invisible Writing
The Invisible Writing Arthur Koestler
'Perhaps the most remarkable autobiography since the confessions of Rousseau' V. S. Pritchett, New Statesman
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An Orange Revolution
An Orange Revolution Askold Krushnelnycky
Timely, gripping, and hard-hitting: the inside story of the most important events in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall
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Horizon
Horizon Barry Lopez
From the author of the classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid recollection of his travels around the world and the encounters that have shaped an extraordinary life.
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Dark Mirror
Dark Mirror Barton Gellman
The first master narrative of the surveillance state containing major agenda-setting revelations
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Reading Clausewitz
Reading Clausewitz Beatrice Heuser
A comprehensive examination of the most important figure in the history of military theory and of his great classic work.
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The World As It Is
The World As It Is Ben Rhodes
A revelatory, behind-the-scenes account of the Obama presidency from perhaps his closest collaborator, and a political memoir about the power of words to change our world.
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Downing Street Diary
Downing Street Diary Bernard Donoughue
One of the most extraordinary political diaries of modern times. An intimate and often explosive account of life at the heart of Harold Wilson's government.
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Downing Street Diary Volume Two
Downing Street Diary Volume Two Bernard Donoughue
The second volume of Bernard Donoughue's fascinating politcial diaries
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Helen of Troy
Helen of Troy Bettany Hughes
A major new book about the life and legend of the world's 'most beautiful woman' - by the new star of TV history.
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Designing Your Life
Designing Your Life Bill Burnett, Dave Evans
This really works! In book form for the first time, the simple, scientifically proven method that has already changed thousands of lives
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Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man
Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man Bill Clegg
A masterful account of a crack-addict's freefall
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The March Up
The March Up Bing West, Ray Smith
In the first book to come directly from the front lines of the war in Iraq, here is an insider's look at the dramatic sequence of events that unfolded during the 1st Marine Division's 22-day assault from Kuwait to Baghdad.
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An Evil Cradling Brian Keenan
'A moving and remarkable triumph' Sebastian Faulks, Independent on Sunday
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The Dukes Brian Masters
'An excellent book. I found it completely fascinating, with new and delightful information on every page' - Auberon Waugh
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Prediction
Prediction Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
A dazzling, provocative and utterly engrossing account of how one man is able to predict the future.
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In Patagonia
In Patagonia Bruce Chatwin
VINTAGE VOYAGES: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mind
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The Songlines
The Songlines Bruce Chatwin
'Extraordinary - a remarkable and satisfying book' Observer
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Clouds Of Glory
Clouds Of Glory Bryan Magee
Enormously attractive memoir of a working- class childhood in the 1930s by Bryan Magee- journalist, academic, philosopher, radio and television broadcaster, member of parliament and writer.
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The Undiscovered Country
The Undiscovered Country Carl Watkins
A fascinating history of the changing – and enduring – beliefs about death, and what lies beyond.
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Bad Faith
Bad Faith Carmen Callil
The story of one of history's most despicable villians told by a brilliant author.
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Invisible Women
Invisible Women Caroline Criado Perez
An exciting and ground-breaking work of journalism and activism about women, and the systemic discrimination caused by a data gap that affects half the population – from an award-winning writer and feminist campaigner, who got a woman on our banknotes and a statue of Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square
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