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  • American Sniper
    American Sniper (English, Paperback) Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen

    The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood's blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history.

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  • Assata
    Assata (English, Paperback) Assata Shakur

    In her own words, the incredible story of one of the greatest living revolutionaries.

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  • Radical
    Radical (Paperback) Maajid Nawaz

    Born and raised in Essex, Maajid Nawaz was recruited into politicised Islam as a teenager. There, while mixing with everyone from the assassins of Egypt's president to Liberal reformists, he underwent an intellectual transformation and on his release after four years, he publically renounced the Islamist ideology that had defined his life.

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  • This Boy
    This Boy (English, Paperback) Alan Johnson

    Alan Johnson's childhood was not so much difficult as unusual, particularly for a man who was destined to become Home Secretary. This book tells the story of two incredible women: Alan's mother, Lily, who battled against poor health, poverty, domestic violence and loneliness to try to ensure a better life for her children; and his sister, Linda.

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  • Testament of Youth
    Testament of Youth (Hardback) Vera Brittain

    This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE.

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  • The Prussian Princesses
    The Prussian Princesses (English, Hardback) John Van der Kiste

    The first proper biographies of the three younger sisters of Kaiser Wilhelm II, each whose lives were wrecked by tragedy

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  • First Confession
    First Confession (English, Hardback) Chris Patten

    Chris Patten was a cradle Catholic (hence the title), became one of the most prominent Tory 'Wets' of the 1980s and 1990s, and went on to hold a series of prominent public offices - Chairman of the Conservative Party, the last Governor of Hong Kong, European Commissioner for External Affairs, Chancellor of Oxford University, Chairman of the BBC, advisor to the Pope - as he self-deprecatingly puts...

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  • First Light
    First Light (Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • My Secret Life in Hut Six
    My Secret Life in Hut Six (English, Paperback) Mair Russell-Jones, Gethin Russell-Jones

    How Mair Thomas found herself at Bletchley Park trying to break the German Enigma Code.

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  • The House in Prague
    The House in Prague (Paperback) Anna Nessy Perlberg $14.14 $15.95
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  • Do the birds still sing in Hell?
    Do the birds still sing in Hell? (English, Paperback) Jim Greasley Horace, Ken Scott

    This story is about good over evil, how love can blossom in the most impossible of situations. It is a story about desire and hope.

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  • The Operator
    The Operator (English, Hardback) Robert O'Neill

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  • Portraits Of Courage
    Portraits Of Courage (English, CD-Audio) George W. Bush

    *The CD package contains a full-color 96-page booklet featuring all of the portraits from the book as well as a foldout of the murals. ...

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  • My Inventions
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla $11.16
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  • The Mint
    The Mint (English, Paperback) T. E. Lawrence

    Lawrence's own account of his experience after the Arab Revolt - when he joined the RAF under a new name

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  • Happy Odyssey
    Happy Odyssey (English, Paperback) Adrian Carton de Sir Wiart

    An autobiography of Adrian Carton de Wiart who served in the South African war and both World Wars. He was wounded eight times during the war (including the loss of an eye and a hand), won the VC during the Batle of the Somme, was mentioned in despatches six times.

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  • The Drowned And The Saved
    The Drowned And The Saved (Paperback) Primo Levi

    Primo Levi's devastating and classic account of what it meant to have survived the Holocaust.

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  • The Loneliest Boy in the World
    The Loneliest Boy in the World (English, Paperback) Gearoid Cheaist O Cathain, Patricia Ahern

    Gearoid Cheaist O Cathain was the last child brought up on the Blasket Islands off Ireland's southwest coast. His childhood was unique, as he was the only child on the island, the nearest in age being his uncle who was thirty years older. A 1951 newspaper article described him as 'The Loneliest Boy in the World - he has only seagulls as playmates.'

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  • The Pigeon Tunnel
    The Pigeon Tunnel (English, CD-Audio) John le Carre

    "Recounted with the storytelling élan of a master raconteur ? by turns dramatic and funny, charming, tart and melancholy." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times...

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