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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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Our Bestselling Historical & Political Biographies

Politics On the Edge
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American Prometheus
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Chums
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The Diary of a Young Girl
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The Five
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Hitler, Stalin, Mum and Dad
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Unwell Women
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The Red Arrows
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SAS Forged in Hell
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Putin's People
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A Woman of No Importance
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Planes, Trains and Toilet Doors
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Harold Wilson
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Justinian
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Whatever Next?
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Odd Boy Out
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Hunting the Falcon
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The renowned explorer and acclaimed author of Shackleton turns his attention to another great adventurer to deliver a fascinating, fully-rounded picture of the British archaeologist, writer and intelligence officer who fought alongside Arab guerrilla forces in the Middle East during WW1.
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Our Best New Historical & Political Biographies

France on Trial
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Kings and Queens
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The Abuse of Power
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Winkle
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Time's Echo
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Hunting the Falcon
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Mirrors of Greatness
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The Man Who Loved Siberia
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Johnson at 10
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Last Word's Uncommon Women
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One Boy, Two Bills and a Fry Up
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A Brutal Reckoning
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The Sister
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SAS Great Escapes Two
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Pure Wit
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A Purposeful Life
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Snakes and Ladders
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Putin's Prisoner
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A selection of classic paperbacks

The Diary of a Young Girl
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A Village in the Third Reich
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Becoming
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Queen Victoria
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Dreams From My Father
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Agent Sonya
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
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Black Spartacus
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The Ratline
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Long Walk To Freedom
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Thomas Cromwell
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Queens of the Crusades
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House of Glass
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Napoleon
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Fall
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The Glamour Boys
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Mao: The Unknown Story
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Railing against the corruption and self-enrichment she sees as endemic in modern Parliamentary politics, the former Prime Minister argues for a fairer, more altruistic exercising of power from the Westminster elite in this powerful, unflinching account.
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Our Bestselling Historical Biographies

Napoleon the Great
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Queen Victoria
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Alexander Hamilton
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Genghis Khan
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Thomas Cromwell
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Hitler
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Saladin
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Elizabeth of York
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Mary Queen Of Scots
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'Cherry' Ingram
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Samuel Pepys
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A Certain Idea of France
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Che Guevara
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Wellington
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The Pike
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The Sun King
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Thomas Becket
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Frederick the Great
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Our Bestselling Royal Biographies

Spare
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Lady in Waiting
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Queen Victoria
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The Final Curtsey
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Diana: Her True Story - In Her Own Words
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My Husband and I
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The Mountbattens
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Ma’am Darling
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The Quest for Queen Mary
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Finding Freedom
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Young Prince Philip
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Queen of the World
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Rebel King
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The American Duchess
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Queen Consort
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The Queen
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That Woman
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Behind the Throne
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Penguin Monarchs Series

Athelstan (Penguin Monarchs)
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Edward I (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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Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs)
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James I (Penguin Monarchs)
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Victoria (Penguin Monarchs)
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Charles II (Penguin Monarchs)
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Elizabeth II (Penguin Monarchs)
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Henry II (Penguin Monarchs)
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Richard II (Penguin Monarchs)
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Cnut (Penguin Monarchs)
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Edward VI (Penguin Monarchs)
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Our Bestselling Political Biographies

The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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Dreams From My Father
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Long Walk To Freedom
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JFK
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Margaret Thatcher
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Citizen Clem
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Team of Rivals
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The Truths We Hold
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Richard Nixon
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Disraeli
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Benjamin Franklin
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Gorbachev
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David Lloyd George
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The Death of Consensus
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A View From The Foothills
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Free At Last
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A Fortunate Life
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Our Bestselling Military Biographies

A Woman of No Importance
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Storm of Steel
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War Doctor
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First Light
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Dispatches
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Bravo Two Zero
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The Unwomanly Face of War
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First Man In
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Goodbye to All That
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Codebreaking Sisters
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Last Witnesses
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The Railway Man
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A Moment of War
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Gurkha
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Wellington
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Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front
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Nelson
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