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  • Sophia
    Sophia (English, Paperback) Anita Anand

    Part of a biographer s job is to rescue forgotten figures, and in "Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary" Anita Anand has salvaged an extraordinary one. --"New York Times Book Review""

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci (Hardback) Walter Isaacson

    The author of the internationally-acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobsdelivers an engrossing biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's most creative genius. The creator of Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World) officially sold at auction in New York in November 2017 for the record-breaking sum of GBP341 million.

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  • The Headscarf Revolutionaries
    The Headscarf Revolutionaries (English, Paperback) Brian W. Lavery

    In the harsh Arctic seas of 1968, three trawlers from Hull's fleet sank in just three weeks. 58 men died. Lilian Bilocca put down her filleting knife, wrote a petition, and stormed into action. With her army of fishwives she took her battle to the docks and led a raid on Parliament. They changed the shipping laws. Lillian Bilocca became an international celebrity. The lone survivor of the...

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  • Charles I
    Charles I (English, Hardback) Desmond Shawe-Taylor

    The story of the British monarch who created one of the most stupendous art collections ever assembled. Published to accompany the exhibition that brings together works by Van Dyck, Rubens, Titian, Holbein, Mantegna, and Rembrandt, among many others. A major BBC TV series on the Royal Collection and a documentary on Charles I is planned.

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  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X (English, Paperback) Malcolm X

    The Black leader discusses his political philosophy and reveals details of his life, shedding light on the ideas that enabled him to gain the allegiance of a still growing percentage of the Black population

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  • The Complete MAUS
    The Complete MAUS (English, Paperback) Art Spiegelman

    Tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. In this title, Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father.

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  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton (English, Paperback) Ron Chernow

    A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!...

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  • Churchill at the Gallop
    Churchill at the Gallop (English, Hardback) Brough Scott

    Winston's life in the saddle.

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  • Martin McGuinness
    Martin McGuinness (Hardback) Henry McDonald

    To look at Martin McGuinness' life is to follow Northern Ireland's transition from conflict to peace. 'Martin McGuinness: A Life Remembered' brings together a collection of images that tell the story of McGuinness' journey from IRA leader to deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, and features all the milestones in his life.

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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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  • The Fearless Benjamin Lay
    The Fearless Benjamin Lay (Hardback) Marcus Rediker

    The extraordinary story of one of the first British men to oppose slavery

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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    Rescuing Franklin from the cliche of the genial codger, the bestselling author of KISSINGER celebrates the most advanced and earthy of the founding fathers in a riveting biography that brings Benjamin Franklin to life.

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  • First They Killed My Father
    First They Killed My Father (Paperback) Loung Ung

    Soon to be a major film, co-written and directed by Angelina Jolie PittUntil the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official.When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April 1975, Loung's family fled their home and were eventually forced to disperse to survive.

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  • Montaigne
    Montaigne (English, Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    Written during the Second World War, Zweig's typically passionate and readable biography of Michel de Montaigne, is also a heartfelt argument for the importance of intellectual freedom, tolerance and humanism. Zweig draws strong parallels between Montaigne's age, when Europe was torn in two by conflict between Catholicism and Protestantism, and his own, in which the twin fanaticisms of Fascism and...

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  • Eleanor Marx
    Eleanor Marx (English, Paperback) Rachel Holmes

    A portrait of the forefront modern feminist by the author of African Queen offers insight into her contributions to her father Karl Marx's career, her literary achievements and her influential advocacy of feminism from the center of British socialism.

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  • Norton of Everest
    Norton of Everest (Paperback) Hugh Norton

    In Norton of Everest, Hugh Norton has written sensitively and knowledgably about his father's remarkable life as pioneering mountaineer, soldier, naturalist, artist and family man. As on Everest, the real story is not the death of the gallant, but the heroics of the quiet survivors like E.F. Norton.

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  • Fishers of Men
    Fishers of Men (English, Paperback) Rob Lewis

    This is a true account of secret operations carried out by the British Army's most clandestine unit- the Force Research Unit. Through the author's own experiences, the story of an essential instrument in the fight against terrorism, that of covert intelligence gathering, is told.

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  • Rise Up Women!
    Rise Up Women! (English, Hardback) Diane Atkinson

    Almost one hundred years ago, British women led a hard-fought campaign to gain the right to vote--and this is their story.

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  • Red Rosa
    Red Rosa (English, Paperback) Paul Buhle

    A graphic novel version of the dramatic life and untimely death of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg

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  • Finest Years
    Finest Years (Paperback) Sir Max Hastings

    Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before.

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