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Biography: general

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Arendt and America

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Arendt and America

Richard H. King

Biography: general; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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German-Jewish political philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906–75) fled from the Nazis to New York in 1941, and during the... [more]

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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: The True Story of Hitler's Valkyries

Clare Mulley

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

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A riveting double biography of Nazi Germany's most highly decorated women test pilots - Hitler's personal Valkyries. [more]

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Hitler's Insanity: A Conspiracy of Silence

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Hitler's Insanity: A Conspiracy of Silence

Andrew Norman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Psychology

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The aim of the author is to discover what light Hitler's associates were able to shed on the personality and modus operandi... [more]

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Now Where Was I?

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Now Where Was I?

Glenn Shorrock

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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Now Where Was I?' is Glenn's story in his own words. He writes of his childhood in Kent, England and his family's decision... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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In six weeks in 1940, France's armies were decisively beaten by Germany. A junior French general, refusing to accept defeat,... [more]

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Shakespeare's First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book

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Shakespeare's First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book

Emma Smith

Biography: literary; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Social & cultural history

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Just a few hundred copies of the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's collected plays exist, making it one of the most sought-after... [more]

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How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi

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How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi

Cory Taylor

Biography: general; History

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Focusing on German society immediately following the First World War, this vivid historical narrative explains how fake news... [more]

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Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide

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Talaat Pasha: Father of Modern Turkey, Architect of Genocide

Hans-Lukas Kieser

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Nationalism; Political leaders & leadership; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The first English-language biography of the de facto ruler of the late Ottoman Empire and architect of the Armenian Genocide.... [more]

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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat To The Craziest Campaign In American History

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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat To The Craziest Campaign In American History...

Katy Tur

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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The NBC news correspondent assigned to cover the Trump campaign for the 2016 presidential election shares her perspective... [more]

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Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds 1956-1981

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Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering Colonial and Post-Colonial...

Milton Osborne

Biography: general; History; Asian history

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Odd Boy Out

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Odd Boy Out

Paul Ashford Harris

Biography; Biography: general

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Harold Holt and the Liberal Imagination

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Harold Holt and the Liberal Imagination

Tom Frame

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

Janet White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

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The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherdess: a lost classic. [more]

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Raymond Asquith: Life and Letters

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Raymond Asquith: Life and Letters

John Jolliffe

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; First World War

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A long-anticipated reissue of the letters of one of the most enigmatic characters the `Corrupt Coterie' of World War I [more]

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White Girls

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White Girls

Hilton Als

Autobiography: literary; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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Als' first book since The Women 14 years ago, finds one of The New Yorker 's boldest cultural critics deftly weaving together... [more]

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Tragedy: The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers

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Tragedy: The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers

Jeff Apter

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The rise and fall of the... [more]

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She Said She Said: Love, Loss & Living. My New Normal

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She Said She Said: Love, Loss & Living. My New Normal

Anne M Reid

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Gay & Lesbian studies; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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My husband wanted to be a girl! Imagine discovering the love of your life, the father of your three children, the person... [more]

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Escape Cliffs: The First Northern Territory Expedition 1864-66

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Escape Cliffs: The First Northern Territory Expedition 1864-66

Derek Pugh

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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This is a true story of greed, exploration, murder, wasted efforts, life and death struggles, insubordination, incredible... [more]

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Sam Shepard: A Life

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Sam Shepard: A Life

John J Winters

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Creative writing & creative writing guides

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The first comprehensive biography of Sam Shepard in 30 years draws on newly available letters and journals, as well as dozens... [more]

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Fuego y Furia: Dentro de la Casa Blanca de Trump

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Fuego y Furia: Dentro de la Casa Blanca de Trump

Michael Wolff

Biography: historical, political & military; Constitution: government & the state; Elections & referenda; Central government policies; International relations; Languages & ESL

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Translation of: Fire and fury: inside the Trump White House. [more]

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Letter to My Mother

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Letter to My Mother

Georges Simenon

Autobiography: literary; Literary essays

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As you are well aware, we never loved each other in your lifetime. Both of us pretended.' Simenon explores the complexity... [more]

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The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

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The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

Michael Rosen

Biography: literary; History

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Pronounced guilty of libel and sentenced to a year in prison, novelist Emile Zola went on the run. Michael Rosen brings to... [more]

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On Borrowed Time

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On Borrowed Time

Robert Manne

Biography: general; Popular culture; Politics & government

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A stunning new collection of essays from Australia's leading public intellectual [more]

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

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The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

Judith Brett

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

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Alfred Deakin -- scholar, spiritualist, prime minister -- was instrumental in creating modern Australia. In the first biography... [more]

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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency

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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency...

Dan Abrams, David Fisher

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

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Instant New York Times bestseller!<br /><br />A USA Today Top 10 Hot Book... [more]

$49.95

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