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Forgotten Women: The Artists

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Forgotten Women: The Artists

Zing Tsjeng

History of Art & Design Styles; Biography; Gender studies: women

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The 48 talented and influential female artists that history should never have forgotten. [more]

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Who Is Michael Ovitz?

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Who Is Michael Ovitz?

Michael Ovitz

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

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He reinvented the role of the agent and helped shape the careers of hundreds of A-list stars and directors, including Steven... [more]

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The Great War Letters of German & Austrian Jews 1914

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The Great War Letters of German & Austrian Jews 1914

Eugen Tannenbaum, Michael A. O'Neill

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War

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A unique set of stories from the Jewish people who fought for Germany and Austria. [more]

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over Normandy

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over...

Adam Lunney

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the only Royal Australian Air Force squadron to operate from airfields built immediately behind the front lines... [more]

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Challenge Accepted!

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Challenge Accepted!

Celeste Barber

Biography; Memoirs

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`Prepare to laugh' - Reese Witherspoon 253 steps to becoming an anti-it girl. [more]

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Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History

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Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History

Sam Maggs, Jenn Woodall

Biography: general; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women

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A girl is nothing without her band of besties. But don't let the hashtag fool you: #girlsquad goes back a long time. [more]

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Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

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Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England...

Kate Hubbard

History of architecture; Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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The remarkable story of Bess of Hardwick, her ascent through Elizabethan society and the houses she built that shaped British... [more]

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Che Guevara: tu y TODOS

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Che Guevara: tu y TODOS

Daniele Zambelli, Flavio Andreini

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government

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Fifty years after his death, a great narration of the story and the life of Che as a man and as a historical figure. [more]

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and...

David Reynolds, Vladimir Pechatnov

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Second World War; Diplomacy; Advocate - History

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A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the Big Three [more]

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Darling Winston: Forty years of correspondence between Churchill and his mother

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Darling Winston: Forty years of correspondence between Churchill and his...

David Lough

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals

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The first ever collection of the letters between Churchill and his mother sheds revelatory light on the future wartime premier.... [more]

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Oscar: A Life

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Oscar: A Life

Matthew Sturgis

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; British & Irish history; Advocate - Biography

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The first major biography of Oscar Wilde in thirty years is the most complete telling of his life and times to date. [more]

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Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

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Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

Anna Beer

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Advocate - History

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A major historical biography: the dramatic, harrowing and contested story of Sir Walter Ralegh [more]

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A Field Guide to the English Clergy: A Compendium of Diverse Eccentrics, Pirates, Prelates and Adventurers; All Anglican, Some Even Practising

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A Field Guide to the English Clergy: A Compendium of Diverse Eccentrics,...

The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Religion: general; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Humour; Advocate - History

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The Archbishop of York's behaviour was 'never that expected of a cleric, rarely that expected of a pirate'... [more]

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing; Advocate - Biography

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The second volume of exuberant, lively letters from legendary travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor The first collection of... [more]

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30-Second Forensic Science: 50 key topics revealing criminal investigation from behind the scenes, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Forensic Science: 50 key topics revealing criminal investigation...

Sue Black, Niamh Nic Daeid

Biography; Forensic science; Forensic medicine; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Humanity's most appalling crimes are solved by experts presenting painstakingly gathered evidence to the court of law.<br... [more]

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Through My Father's Eyes

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Through My Father's Eyes

Franklin Graham

Biography; Biography: religious & spiritual

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While most people knew Billy Graham as a worldwide evangelist and America's Pastor, Franklin Graham simply knew him as a Dad.... [more]

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

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Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings

Graeme Davison

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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A public intellectual known for his deeply humane approach to social, economic and urban issues, Hugh Stretton was an Australian... [more]

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Unnatural Causes

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Unnatural Causes

Richard Shepherd

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Forensic medicine

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The dead do not hide the truth and they never lie. Through me the dead... [more]

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Promise at Dawn

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Promise at Dawn

Romain Gary

Biography; Memoirs; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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A classic of modern French literature, the thrilling real-life story of the military hero, ambassador, ladies man, writer,... [more]

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

James Delbourgo

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Museums & museology; Colonialism & imperialism

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Hans Sloane was the greatest collector of his time, and one of the greatest of all time. His name is familiar today through... [more]

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What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories

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What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories...

Laura Shapiro

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Biography: royalty; Food & society

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`If you find the subject of food to be both vexing and transfixing, you'll love What She Ate' Elle [more]

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Low Life in the High Desert: a California memoir

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Low Life in the High Desert: a California memoir

David Hirst

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Low Life in the High Desert recounts the adventures of an Australian journalist, his girlfriend, and their dog, who moved... [more]

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Queen of the World

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Queen of the World

Robert Hardman

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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Here is the real thing.' - Andrew Roberts_____________________________Written by the renowned royal biographer, Robert Hardman,... [more]

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My Own Story (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

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My Own Story (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

Emmeline Pankhurst

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Civil rights & citizenship

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Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short formWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JESS PHILLIPSSoldier, criminal, militant, hooligan,... [more]

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Robert E. Lerner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Social classes

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This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (1895&ndash;1963), an influential and controversial German-American... [more]

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