Windswept & Interesting: My Autobiography - Exclusive Edition (Hardback) Rutherford and Fry's Complete Guide to Absolutely Everything (Abridged): new from the stars of BBC Radio 4 (Hardback) The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars and Caliphs (Hardback) Black Gold: The History of How Coal Made Britain (Hardback) The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity (Hardback) Orwell's Roses (Hardback) Noble Ambitions: The Fall and Rise of the Post-War Country House (Hardback) Will She Do?: Act One of a Life on Stage (Hardback) The Apollo Murders: Signed Exclusive Edition (Hardback) Brothers in Arms: A Legendary Tank Regiment's Bloody War from D-Day to VE Day - Signed Exclusive Edition  (Hardback)

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The first full-length memoir from the Big Yin is every bit as warm, hilarious and engrossing as you would expect, and charts his extraordinary life from a deprived upbringing in Glasgow to global success and the challenges of his later years.
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Perfect reading for fans of A Short History of Nearly Everything, this entertaining and informative volume from two bestselling authors drops trivia and busts myths about how the world came into existence and how it really works.
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A timely refutation of the prevailing western narrative of the Ottoman Empire, Marc David Baer’s engaging and original new history explores the rich diversity, cultural legacy, ruthless ambition and bloodthirsty rule of a world-changing dynasty from its roots to its demise.
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From Roman Britain to twentieth-century picket lines, the popular author and broadcaster mines a rich seam of social history in the compelling tale of how coal powered the British nation.
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An exciting collaboration between the late American anthropologist and renowned activist David Graeber and British archaeologist David Wengrow, The Dawn of Everything radically overturns the enlightenment project, recasting our distant ancestors as socially and emotionally complex human beings, and offers radical lessons for how we might rethink society and our future.

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From a Hertfordshire cottage to Russia and Colombia, Solnit ranges widely in a characteristically insightful and intelligent attempt to reappraise the work of George Orwell and also reflect upon our relationship with the natural world.
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Tinniswood follows up his engrossing interwar history of the English country house The Long Weekend with this rollicking, fully illustrated account of how these venerable institutions adapted and survived in a rapidly changing post-war world.
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A delightfully quixotic and candid memoir from one of our greatest living actors, Will She Do? charts Dame Eileen Atkins’s path from Tottenham council estate to Broadway and beyond.
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The page-turning debut crime thriller from beloved astronaut Chris Hadfield mines Cold War rivalry and interstellar intrigue as murder stalks the confines of an Apollo space rocket on the far side of the moon.
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The bestselling author of Normandy ’44 recounts the heroism of the Sherwood Rangers, an elite tank regiment blooded in the deserts of North Africa, who played a pivotal role in D-Day and the final months of the Second World War.
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Roberts' magisterial, revisionist biography of the controversial George III debunks much of the popular discourse about the monarch's incompetence and the nature of his mental state, painting a persuasive portrait of a shrewd and courageous leader.
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As richly beautiful as it is informative, Hidden Hands’ skill is in bringing to life not only the works that are so essential to our literary and cultural history but the men and women – their quiet lives often unregarded – who created and preserved them.
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Examining representations of the Twelve Caesars through over 2,000 years, Beard's beautifully eloquent and stunningly illustrated volume makes eye-opening connections across history.
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The well-loved television presenter welcomes us onto his family farm for a fascinating journey through the seasons in this delightful blend of nature writing and memoir.
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Following on from Theft By Finding, the second volume of diaries from the renowned American humorist showcases more of his rapier-like wit and side-splitting observations.
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Marshalling a wealth of data to show the effects of coronavirus in objective terms, Covid By Numbers is the ultimate guide for understanding the pandemic and its ever-unfurling consequences.
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Art historian and printmaker Amy Jeffs brings a fresh perspective to the mythology that flows through Britain for an enlightening, transporting survey of the stories that suffuse our landscape and have shaped its people.
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A gripping, inspirational account of the race to create a functioning vaccine to combat the spread of Covid-19, Vaxxers is the story of two scientists who have accomplished something truly remarkable at a pace that few people ever thought possible.
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