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1 Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (Paperback)

by Jung Chang

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern age. Read more

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2 The Kabul Beauty School (Paperback)

by Deborah Rodriguez

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 24/04/2014

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3 Lone Survivor: The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege (Paperback)

by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 16/01/2014

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4 Nothing to Envy: Real Lives in North Korea (Paperback)

by Barbara Demick

Format: Paperback 314 pages
Published: 08/07/2010

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A groundbreaking view into the lives of six ordinary citizens in the world's most secretive country, by an award-winning foreign correspondent. Read more

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5 Exposure: From President to Whistleblower at Olympus (Paperback)

by Michael Woodford

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 04/07/2013

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The author was a company man. He'd risen through the ranks of giant Japanese firm Olympus to become CEO. But just weeks into the job in Tokyo he... Read more

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6 The Sewing Circles of Herat: My Afghan Years (Paperback)

by Christina Lamb

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 07/07/2003

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Ten years ago, Christina Lamb reported on the war the Afghan people were fighting against the Soviet Union. Now, back in Afghanistan, she has... Read more

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7 The Elimination (Paperback)

by Rithy Panh

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 11/04/2013

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From 1975 to 1979 'Comrade' Duch was in charge of S 21, the security prison at the heart of Pnomh Penh where 12,380 people were tortured and... Read more

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8 The Bookseller of Kabul (Paperback)

by Asne Seierstad

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 04/03/2004

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This volume offers an intimate portrait of Afghani people. Read more

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9 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Paperback)

by Jung Chang

Format: Paperback 720 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller which has sold more than 13 million copies and a critically acclaimed history... Read more

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10 An Autobiography: or the Story of My Experiments with Truth (Paperback)

by Mahatma Gandhi, Mahadev Desai

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 28/06/2007

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in India in 1869. He was educated in London. In 1915 he returned to British-controlled India, bringing to a... Read more

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