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Covering a rich and diverse cast of characters from spies to survivors and from royalty to rebels, here you’ll find our bestselling historical and political biographies. Fascinating portraits of figures who shaped our world and sealed the fate of many, these are life stories the legacy of which lives on.

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The Women of Rothschild
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Fall
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A Promised Land
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Looking for Trouble
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A Queen for All Seasons
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Shackleton
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Army Girls
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Diary of an MP's Wife
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Becoming
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Black Spartacus
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Spymaster
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Spider Woman
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George V
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Lady in Waiting
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George III
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The Diary of a Young Girl
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The Five
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The Red Prince
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Traitor King
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Ethel Rosenberg
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Chief of Staff
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Spider Woman
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In the Thick of It
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Spymaster
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The Radical Potter
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Heiresses
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Going with the Boys
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The Making of Oliver Cromwell
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The Secret Royals
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My Secret Brexit Diary
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Philip
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Mary Churchill's War
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Oh, What a Lovely Century
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Dante
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House of Glass
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Black Spartacus
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Under Pressure
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Agent Sonya
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Becoming
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The Ratline
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Diary of an MP's Wife
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The Haunting of Alma Fielding
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Dead Famous
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One of Them
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JFK
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The Mystery of Charles Dickens
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Soldier
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Queens of the Crusades
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Fall
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Sylvia Pankhurst
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Boris Johnson
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The Glamour Boys
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Our Best Historical Biographies

Shakespeare
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Alexander Hamilton
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Brunel
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Genghis Khan
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Napoleon the Great
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Saladin
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Thomas Cromwell
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Hitler
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I Am Dynamite!
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'Cherry' Ingram
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Samuel Pepys
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Mary Queen Of Scots
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Elizabeth of York
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Che Guevara
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Wellington
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Frederick the Great
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Thomas Becket
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Rasputin
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Athelstan (Penguin Monarchs)
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Oliver Cromwell (Penguin Monarchs)
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Charles I (Penguin Monarchs)
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Henry V (Penguin Monarchs)
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Elizabeth I (Penguin Monarchs)
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Our Best Political Biographies

Becoming
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Citizen Clem
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The Truths We Hold
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Team of Rivals
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Richard Nixon
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Benjamin Franklin
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Disraeli
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A View From The Foothills
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David Lloyd George
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A Fortunate Life
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Free At Last
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Our Best Military Biographies

Codebreaking Sisters
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First Man In
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A Woman of No Importance
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Bravo Two Zero
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The Unwomanly Face of War
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First Light
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Dispatches
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If This Is A Man/The Truce
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Goodbye to All That
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Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front
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Gurkha
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A Moment of War
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Last Witnesses
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Wellington
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The Railway Man
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Our Best Royal Biographies

Lady in Waiting
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Traitor King
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Philip
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The Mountbattens
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Prince Philip Revealed
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Queen Victoria
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Ma'am Darling
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Young Prince Philip
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The Quest for Queen Mary
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Scandals of the Royal Palaces
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Elizabeth & Margaret
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The Queen
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The Duke
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Queen of the World
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Rebel Prince
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The American Duchess
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My Husband and I
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The Diary of a Young Girl
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If This Is A Man/The Truce
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Thomas Cromwell
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
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This Boy
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Mao: The Unknown Story
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Citizen Clem
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Caesar
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Margaret Thatcher
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Elizabeth
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