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Becoming
Becoming Michelle Obama
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.
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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz
The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz Jeremy Dronfield
The inspiring true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and to survive the Holocaust.
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Elena Favilli
100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding.
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The Spy and the Traitor
The Spy and the Traitor Ben Macintyre
A thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians.
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The Uninhabitable Earth
The Uninhabitable Earth David Wallace-Wells
The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today.
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Upheaval
Upheaval Jared Diamond
From 'the master storyteller of the human race' (Daily Mail), a brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't.
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The History of Philosophy
The History of Philosophy A C Grayling
The first truly authoritative and accessible history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions.
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How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics
How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics Michael Pollan
Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most revered writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to the frontiers of human consciousness.
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Chernobyl
Chernobyl Serhii Plokhy
A dramatic, minute-by-minute account of one of the most shattering events of the Cold War, from an award-winning historian.
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Churchill
Churchill Andrew Roberts
The blockbuster biography of the greatest Briton, by one of Britain's bestselling historians.
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Blitzed
Blitzed Norman Ohler
The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary troops.
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The Holocaust
The Holocaust Laurence Rees
The prize-winning bestselling historian delivers the first authoritative general account for thirty years.
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The Lucky Country
The Lucky Country Donald Horne
When it was first published in 1964 The Lucky Country caused a sensation. Horne took Australian society to task for its philistinism, provincialism and dependence. 
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A Very Short History of the World
A Very Short History of the World Geoffrey Blainey
An updated edition of Geoffrey Blainey's bestselling account of human history, A Very Short History of the World, featuring new material on China and global terrorism.
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Rendezvous with Destiny
Rendezvous with Destiny Michael Fullilove
Drawing on vast archival research, Rendezvous with Destiny is narrative history at its most delightful, stirring and important.
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For Love of Country
For Love of Country Anthony Hill
Anthony Hill expertly weaves military history and gripping accounts of frontline fighting into this intimate portrait of a family who sacrificed everything for their country, showing how the global conflicts of the twentieth century came home to Australia, with tragic consequences.
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This Orient Isle
This Orient Isle Jerry Brotton
A richly detailed account of the little-known cultural and political relationship between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world.
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Our Game
Our Game John le Carre
Set in a fragmented, uncertain post-Soviet world, le Carré's brutal story of falsehoods and betrayal shows men playing dangerous games beyond their control.
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The Penguin Book Of English Song
The Penguin Book Of English Song Richard Stokes
An anthology of some of the greatest poetry in the English language.
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Hannibal
Hannibal Livy
One of Rome's greatest historians recounts the military genius Hannibal crossing the Alps with twenty-one elephants and winning the famed Battle of the Trebbia.
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The Travels
The Travels Marco Polo
Evoking a remote and long-vanished world with colour and immediacy, Marco's book revolutionized western ideas about the then unknown east and is still one of the greatest travel accounts of all time.
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Perfect Wives In Ideal Homes
Perfect Wives In Ideal Homes Virginia Nicholson
In Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes Virginia Nicholson reconstructs the real 1950s, through the eyes of the women who lived it. We meet factory girls and Teddy girls, students and housewives, diplomats and immigrants. 
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