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1066
1066 Frank McLynn
One of our best popular historian tells the remarkable story of the events that took place in 1066, probably the most famous date in English history.
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1815 Gregor Dallas
A splendid tour de force in every sense.diplomatic history de luxe.'Elizabeth Longford
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1913
1913 Charles Emmerson
A portrait of a world on the precipice of war – and the brink of globalisation.
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1968
1968 Mark Kurlansky
From the bestselling author of COD, SALT, and THE BASQUE HISTORY OF THE WORLD comes his most ambitious work to date - a singular and definitive look at this pivotal year in history.
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21 Lessons for the 21st Century
21 Lessons for the 21st Century Yuval Noah Harari
The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.
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A Bed For The Night
A Bed For The Night David Rieff
A powerful and engaging book that asks the fundamental question: Is humanitarianism a waste of hope?
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A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie Neil Sheehan
'Superb. If you ever read just one history of the Vietnam war, read and admire and celebrate this one. ' John le Carre
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A Burning Hunger
A Burning Hunger Lynda Schuster
The story of an ordinary black South African family from Soweto, many of whom played a crucial role in the struggle to end apartheid.
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A Community of Mortals Alexandra Zelman-Doring
Inspiring, revealing, shocking – Alexandra Zelman-Doring's essay on mourning, therapeutic hypothermia and some of the greatest literature written on death.
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A Fork in the Road
A Fork in the Road André Brink
The memoir of one of South Africa's best-loved novelists.
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A Hero for High Times
A Hero for High Times Ian Marchant
A new history of counterculture in the UK, from the release of Heartbreak Hotel in 1956 to the passing of the Criminal Justice Act in 1994
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A History Of Warfare John Keegan
'John Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians-His book is a work of massive sweep-the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written.' Michael Howard, New York Times Review of Books
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A House Full of Daughters
A House Full of Daughters Juliet Nicolson
One woman’s investigation into the nature of memory, the past, and above all, love
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A Man of Good Hope
A Man of Good Hope Jonny Steinberg
A powerful look at the impact of the Somali civil war on one man, who, having lost everything, refused to give up hope.
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A Quiet Word
A Quiet Word Tamasin Cave, Andy Rowell
An explosive and revelatory account about the British lobbying industry and how it affects us all at every level of our lives.
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A Russian Diary
A Russian Diary Anna Politkovskaya
A RUSSIAN DIARY is the book that Anna Politkovskaya had recently completed when she was murdered in a contract killing in Moscow.
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A Spy Named Orphan
A Spy Named Orphan Roland Philipps
A gripping tale of betrayal and counter-betrayal that tells the story of the most enigmatic member of the Cambridge spy ring – Donald Maclean.
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A Tale Of Love And Darkness
A Tale Of Love And Darkness Amos Oz
Tragic, comic and incomparable: an autobiographical epic and a comedie humaine for our times, which is both the portrait of an artist and the story of the birth of a nation, spanning several generations and moving with them from Russia, Lithuania, the Ukraine, to Jerusalem.
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A Tudor Christmas
A Tudor Christmas Alison Weir, Siobhan Clarke
Allow Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke to guide you through a Tudor Christmas wonderland in this beautifully illustrated gift book
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A Very British Killing
A Very British Killing A. T. Williams
Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2013 This is the true story of a murder that sums up the stink of invading Iraq and why the Iraq story is far from over.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft
A key work of proto-feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft's readable and impassioned argument is as relevant today as it was 200 years ago.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition) Mary Wollstonecraft
Discover Wollstonecraft’s classic feminist text in an abridged, digestible form.
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