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1 Hard Choices: A Memoir (Hardback)

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Format: Hardback 656 pages
Published: 10/06/2014

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Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of... Read more

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2 The King in the North: The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria (Paperback)

by Max Adams

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

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An unjustly forgotten seventh-century English monarch is rescued from Dark Age obscurity in this magisterial biography. Read more

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3 Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor (Hardback)

by Adrian Goldsworthy

Format: Hardback 608 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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4 Uncle Bill: The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Viscount Slim (Paperback)

by Russell Miller

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 12/06/2014

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5 Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered (Hardback)

by Dianne Hales

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the woman who became the most famous artistic subjects of all time - Mona Lisa. Read more

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6 Angela Merkel: The Authorized Biography (Paperback)

by Stefan Kornelius, Anthea Bell, Christopher Moncrieff

Format: Paperback 300 pages
Published: 15/06/2014

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This authorized biography sheds light on the person behind the politician. As well as explaining how Angela Merkel's world view was shaped and... Read more

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7 Blazing Star: The Life and Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (Hardback)

by Alexander Larman

Format: Hardback 408 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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A thrilling portrait of the wild freedoms enjoyed at the court of Charles II, focusing on the most notorious man of the age, the scandalous Earl of... Read more

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8 Strictly Ann: The Autobiography (Paperback)

by Ann Widdecombe

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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These are the memoirs of a woman who joined the old Conservative Party in 1964, was politically formed by the 70s and saw Thatcherism in the 80s -... Read more

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9 Carnivore: A Memoir of a Cavalry Scout at War (Paperback)

by Dillard Johnson, James Tarr

Format: Paperback 296 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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10 The Last Torpedo Flyers: The True Story of Arthur Aldridge, Hero of the Skies (Paperback)

by Arthur Aldridge, Mark Ryan

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 22/05/2014

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Action-packed Second World War memoir by the UK's last living torpedo pilots. Read more

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