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  • Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Between The World And Me (Paperback) Ta-Nehisi Coates

    In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment (the abolition of slavery), the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one. It is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite a nation after a civil war and, today, still disproportionately threatened, locked up and...

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  • Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
    Man's Search For Meaning (Hardback) Viktor E. Frankl

    Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp's degenerating influence - while those who made a victory of those experiences turned them into an inner triumph.

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  • Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
    Man's Search For Meaning (English, Paperback) Viktor E. Frankl

    Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp's degenerating influence - while those who made a victory of those experiences turned them into an inner triumph.

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  • A Little History of Economics by Niall Kishtainy
    A Little History of Economics (English, Paperback) Niall Kishtainy

    A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and through the ideas of great thinkers in the field

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  • The NATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF SCONES
    The NATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF SCONES (English, Hardback)

    Sarah Cleland brings you 50 scone recipes from the National Trust.

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  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (Paperback) Diane Ackerman

    A remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II - for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Postmistress.

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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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  • Jambusters by Julie Summers
    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

    Published to coincide with the release of a major ITV drama series HOME FIRES, inspired by the book

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  • Vexy Thing by Imani Perry
    Vexy Thing (English, Paperback) Imani Perry

    Imani Perry recenters patriarchy to contemporary discussions of feminism through a social and literary analysis of cultural artifacts-ranging from nineteenth-century slavery court cases and historical vignettes to literature and contemporary art-from the Enlightenment to the present.

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  • Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins
    Freedom at Midnight (Paperback) Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre

    The electrifying story of India's struggle for independence, told in this classic account (first published in 1975) by two fine journalists who conducted hundreds of interviews with nearly all the surviving participants - from Mountbatten to the assassins of Mahatma Gandhi.

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  • The Phoney Victory by Peter Hitchens
    The Phoney Victory (English, Hardback) Peter Hitchens

    Peter Hitchens debunks the myths about Britain's role in `The Good War'

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  • Five Chimneys by Olga Lengyel
    Five Chimneys (English, Paperback) Olga Lengyel

    Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.

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  • Britain's Royal Families by Alison Weir
    Britain's Royal Families (English, Paperback) Alison Weir

    Fascinating and authoritative of Britain's royal families from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I to Queen Victoria, by leading popular historian Alison Weir 'George III is alleged to have married secretly, on 17th April, 1759, a Quakeress called Hannah Lightfoot.

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  • The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
    The Radium Girls (Paperback) Kate Moore

    First-ever account of the American women from the roaring 1920s who were poisoned by the paint they worked with, and courageously fought for justice.

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  • To Free the Romanovs by Coryne Hall
    To Free the Romanovs (English, Hardback) Coryne Hall

    The murders but also the exciting escapes of the wider Romanov family - the Tsar's mother, siblings and cousins. Did George V let his cousin the Tsar and his family die?

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  • Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt
    Eichmann in Jerusalem (English, Paperback) Hannah Arendt

    A report on the trial of German Nazi SS leader Adolf Eichmann that first appeared as a series of articles in "The New Yorker" in 1963. It includes material that came to light after the trial.

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  • Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning
    Ordinary Men (Paperback) Christopher R. Browning

    Takes as its basis the detailed records of one squad from the Nazis' extermination groups and explores in its composition, its actions, and the methods by which it was trained to perform acts of genocide on an industrial scale. This book introduces us to men who killed without hesitation or apparent remorse for years on end.

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  • Medieval Pilgrimage by Nicholas Orme
    Medieval Pilgrimage (Paperback) Nicholas Orme

    Prolific historian Nicholas Orme returns with his latest South-West history title. Nicholas shares his knowledge of the history of medieval pilgrimage sites specific to the South-West of England.

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  • Living with Buildings by Iain Sinclair
    Living with Buildings (Hardback) Iain Sinclair

    'A remarkable book; surprisingly gripping and often very moving ... stories weave and unweave over the book's course, patterning thought into a complex built environment, at once disorientating and illuminating.' Robert Macfarlane...

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  • The Stepney Doorstep Society by Kate Thompson
    The Stepney Doorstep Society (English, Hardback) Kate Thompson

    The unsung and remarkable stories of the women who held London's East End together during not one, but two world wars. _____________ Minksy, Gladys, Beatty, Joan, Girl Walker. While the men were at war, these women ruled the streets of the East End. Brought up with firm hand in the steaming slums and teeming tenements, they struggled against poverty to survive, and fought for their community in...

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