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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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  • What Happened
    What Happened (Hardback) Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Untitled essays on words to live by.

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  • Lady Katherine Knollys
    Lady Katherine Knollys (English, Paperback) Sarah-Beth Watkins

    This fascinating book studies Katherine Knollys' life and times, including her intriguing relationship with Elizabeth I.

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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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  • Desmond Doss Conscientious Objector
    Desmond Doss Conscientious Objector (English, Paperback) Frances M. Doss $12.71 $13.99
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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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  • Diana: The People's Princess
    Diana: The People's Princess (Hardback) Nicholas Owen

    On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales.

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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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  • Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge
    Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge (English, Hardback) Booton Herndon $22.75 $24.99
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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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  • The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
    The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (English, Paperback) Olaudah Equiano

    This is a memoir written by Olaudah Equiano, an influential African advocate of abolishing the slave trade in Britain during the late 18th century.

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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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  • Edward II
    Edward II (English, Paperback) Kathryn Warner

    The dramatic life and mysterious death of the reviled Edward II, focusing on the vivid personality of the erratic and contradictory king, his unorthodox lifestyle and his passionate relationships with his male favourites, including Piers Gaveston

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  • Unbelievable
    Unbelievable (English, Hardback) Katy Tur

    The NBC news correspondent assigned to cover the Trump campaign for the 2016 presidential election shares her perspective on witnessing Trump's unexpected campaign successes.

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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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  • If it's Not Impossible...
    If it's Not Impossible... (English, Paperback) Barbara Winton

    There are around 6000 people in the world today who owe their lives to Nicholas Winton. This book explores the influences on his character as well as the historical events he was caught up in. Taken from his historical letters and writings, Winton's own words are introduced to convey the atmosphere of many of his diverse experiences.

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