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  • Talking to Women by Nell Dunn
    Talking to Women (English, Paperback) Nell Dunn $15.95
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  • MG, Made in Abingdon by Bob Frampton
    MG, Made in Abingdon (English, Paperback) Bob Frampton

    Here, from the memories of many men and women, is an intimate account of what it was like to work in MG's Abingdon factory. From tea trolley to production line and from apprentice to manager, this book includes memorable events, romance, tragedy, humour, motorsport, and the lead up to factory closure.

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  • The Durrells of Corfu by Michael Haag
    The Durrells of Corfu (English, Paperback) Michael Haag

    The recent TV award winning adaption The Durrells left its fans with questions: What happened to the family - and what took them to Corfu in the first place? This book has the answers

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  • Those Wild Wyndhams by Claudia Renton
    Those Wild Wyndhams (Paperback) Claudia Renton

    Winner of the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2014 A rich historical biography of `those wild Wyndhams' - three cultured aristocratic sisters born into great privilege in late Victorian Britain.

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  • When Footballers Were Skint 2018 by Jon Henderson
    When Footballers Were Skint 2018 (Hardback) Jon Henderson

    Tales from before the maximum wage for footballers was abolished in 1961. Describes how footballers and fans lived in the same world.

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  • Balloonomania Belles by Sharon Wright
    Balloonomania Belles (English, Hardback) Sharon Wright

    The first book to bring together the fascinating lives and often terrible deaths of the airborne celebrities of the period stretching from the 1780s to the eve of the First World War, including the Sophie Blanchard story.

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  • The Unfinished Palazzo by Judith Mackrell
    The Unfinished Palazzo (English, Hardback) Judith Mackrell

    The story of Venice's "Unfinished Palazzo"-- told through the lives of three of its most unconventional, passionate, and fascinating residents: Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse, and Peggy Guggenheim

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  • Bygone Badass Broads by Mackenzi Lee
    Bygone Badass Broads (English, Hardback) Mackenzi Lee, Petra Eriksson

    A collection of biographies and illustrations celebrating the irrepressible spirit of history's forgotten women

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  • I Know a Woman by Kate Hodges
    I Know a Woman (English, Hardback) Kate Hodges, Sarah Papworth

    Explores the links between 84 pioneering women in order to show the indomitable strength of womankind.

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  • Creative, Successful, Dyslexic by Margaret Rooke
    Creative, Successful, Dyslexic (English, Paperback) Margaret Rooke

    Life with dyslexia can be challenging, but it can also fuel your creativity and drive. Filled with first-person stories contributed by well-known people, from Eddie Izzard to Darcey Bussell CBE, this inspiring book proves that dyslexia doesn't have to be a barrier to success.

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  • Kinfolk Entrepreneur, The by Nathan Williams
    Kinfolk Entrepreneur, The (English, Hardback) Nathan Williams

    Pairing insightful interviews with striking images of these men and women and their workspaces, The Kinfolk Entrepreneur makes business personal. The book profiles both budding and experienced entrepreneurs across a broad range of industries (from fashion designers to hoteliers) in cities across the globe (from Copenhagen to Dubai).

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  • A Matter of Life and Death by Rosalind Bradley
    A Matter of Life and Death (English, Paperback) Rosalind Bradley

    This book brings together contributors from different backgrounds including a Holocaust survivor and a death row inmate, to explore perspectives on death. Each contributor offers commentary on a written or visual work that best expresses death to them. A meaningful volume for the bereaved and those working in bereavement or spirituality.

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  • The Lives of the Surrealists by Desmond Morris
    The Lives of the Surrealists (English, Hardback) Desmond Morris

    Life histories of the Surrealists, known and unknown, by one of the last surviving members of the movement--artist and best-selling author Desmond Morris

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  • The Century Girls by Tessa Dunlop
    The Century Girls (Hardback) Tessa Dunlop

    A celebration of the one-hundred years since British women got the vote, told, in their own voices, by seven centenarians - The Century Girls.

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  • Tough Mothers by Jason Porath
    Tough Mothers (English, Hardback) Jason Porath

    Offers examples of real-life matriarchs who gave everything to protect their children and causes, from Sojourner Truth's legal campaign against slavery to Irena Sender's advocacy on behalf of young Holocaust victims.

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  • One Hot Summer by Rosemary Ashton
    One Hot Summer (English, Hardback) Rosemary Ashton

    A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Great Stink" together

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  • Vita & Virginia by Sarah Gristwood
    Vita & Virginia (English, Hardback) Sarah Gristwood

    A double biography of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, their friendship and love affair.

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  • Drawing Masterclass by Guy Noble
    Drawing Masterclass (Paperback) Guy Noble

    Drawing Masterclass explores the act of vision of the world's great artists, describing how the images were created to allow you to weave some of this magic into your own drawings. The book is organized into seven chapters covering important genres: nudes, figures, landscapes, still life and studies, heads, fantasy and abstraction. ...

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  • Liberty's Dawn by Emma Griffin
    Liberty's Dawn (English, Paperback) Emma Griffin

    Looks at hundreds of autobiographies penned between 1760 and 1900 to offer an account of how the Industrial Revolution was experienced by the working class. This book shows how it raised incomes, improved literacy and offered exciting opportunities for political action.

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  • Sweet Fighting Man by Melanie Lloyd
    Sweet Fighting Man (Paperback) Melanie Lloyd

    Sweet Fighting Man is based on interviews with British boxers from a range of eras spanning over 50 years. The fighters speak candidly about their time between the ropes and how they fared after retirement, together with many other aspects of their lives. They provide many laugh-out-loud moments along the way.

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