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Generation Revolution
Generation Revolution Rachel Aspden
Generation Revolution unravels the complex forces shaping the lives of four young Egyptians caught between tradition and modernity, and what their stories mean for the future of the Middle East.
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Scott on Waterloo
Scott on Waterloo Walter Scott
As we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, read Walter Scott's first hand accounts of his travels to the battlefield, in fascinating and bloody detail
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Macaulay
Macaulay Zareer Masani
The first biography of Thomas Macaulay, from child prodigy to imperial administrator in India and revered elder statesman and historian in Britain
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A Broken World
A Broken World
Edited by the bestselling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf, this is an original and illuminating non-fiction anthology of writing on the First World War.
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Fire in Babylon
Fire in Babylon Simon Lister
WINNER OF THE CRICKET SOCIETY AND MCC BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2016 Fire in Babylon tells the full extraordinary story of the West Indies cricket team that brought the world to its knees and a people to its feet Inspired by the Stevan Riley film.
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The Black Prince of Florence
The Black Prince of Florence Catherine Fletcher
A dramatic tale of assassination, spying and betrayal in the opulent, cut-throat world of Renaissance Italy.
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Across Many Mountains
Across Many Mountains Yangzom Brauen
A Tibetan Wild Swans. The story of a grandmother, mother and daughter who have loved and lost one of the most extraordinary countries in the world.
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The Catholics
The Catholics Roy Hattersley
The story of Catholicism in Britain from the Reformation to the present day, from a master of popular history – 'A first-class storyteller' The Times
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Bad Faith
Bad Faith Carmen Callil
The story of one of history's most despicable villians told by a brilliant author
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The Tunnel Through Time
The Tunnel Through Time Gillian Tindall
The doyenne of London history travels over and under our great capital to reveal the layers of human existence underlying the Crossrail route as the new line through the heart of London takes shape
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To Move The World
To Move The World Jeffrey Sachs
An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy’s presidency: the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office
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The Long Weekend
The Long Weekend Adrian Tinniswood
The Sunday Times bestseller - a beautifully illustrated, evocative history of the English country house in the 20s and 30s
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Queer City
Queer City Peter Ackroyd
Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way – through the history and experiences of its gay population.
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Belonging
Belonging Simon Schama
A passionate history of a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.
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Mansions of Misery
Mansions of Misery Jerry White
A micro-history of 18th & 19th century London and the story of the capital’s notorious debtors’ prison, immortalised by Charles Dickens
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The Bughouse
The Bughouse Daniel Swift
A groundbreaking new biography of Ezra Pound, one of the most controversial poets of the twentieth century, told through the stories of his illustrious visitors at St Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC
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The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain
The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain Ian Mortimer
The third in the series of Ian Mortimer’s bestselling Time Traveller’s Guides
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Flaneuse
Flaneuse Lauren Elkin
Part memoir, part biography, part cultural meander, an irresistibly intelligent literary walk through the lives of wandering women: about how, by putting one foot in front of the other, we can sometimes stumble upon different routes in our lives
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When the Facts Change
When the Facts Change Tony Judt
A great thinker's final testament: a characteristically wise and forthright collection of essays from the author of Postwar and Thinking the Twentieth Century, spanning a career of extraordinary intellectual engagement. Edited and introduced by Jennifer Homans.
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A Walk in the Park
A Walk in the Park Travis Elborough
Take a brilliantly entertaining walk through the history of the park with ‘one of Britain’s finest pop cultural historians’ (Guardian)
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How to Be English
How to Be English David Boyle
A nostalgic compendium of 100 cultural phenomena, objects and quirks that define what it is to be English
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A House Full of Daughters
A House Full of Daughters Juliet Nicolson
One woman’s investigation into the nature of memory, the past, and above all, love
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British Muslim Soldier Adnan Sarwar
The Army can be family. The Army can be religion. The Army can be your identity. Adnan Sarwar – Pakistani boy from Burnley, good Muslim son, British squaddie – tells us why and how he became a British Muslim Soldier.
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Mushroom Season Nina Lyon
Mind-bending wonder, psychedelic surf-board, or most misunderstood fungus? Nina Lyon runs the gamut of the magic mushroom.
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