"A monumental achievement: profoundly personal, told with love, anger and great precision" John le Carre

East West Street: Non-fiction Book of the Year 2017 by [Sands, Philippe]

A witty, insightful and surprising history of modern Britain, narrated through the colourful stories of the men and women who forged the country

Free Ebook The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick-Maker : The story of Britain through its census, since 1801 EPUB, PDF

Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography of Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes to reveal the intimate secrets of the Tudor court and the private lives of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I and more

Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography of Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes to reveal the intimate secrets of the Tudor court and the private lives of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I and more

‘This compelling and complete account of the extraordinarily courageous women of SOE is at turns enthralling, edge-of-seat exciting and also heartbreaking. It is a reminder and fitting testimony to their immense bravery.’ James Holland

‘This compelling and complete account of the extraordinarily courageous women of SOE is at turns enthralling, edge-of-seat exciting and also heartbreaking. It is a reminder and fitting testimony to their immense bravery.’ James Holland

In this epic new biography, Hughes takes us on a dazzling historical journey through the many incarnations of one of the world's greatest cities

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities By Bettany Hughes (Author)

One of Britain's best-loved historians tells the stories of the streets he has lived in for four decades. Starting in Roman times and continuing right up to the present day, Cruickshank explains how Spitalfields' streets evolved, what people have lived there, and what lives they have led.

From Spitalfields: The History Of A Nation In A Handful Of Streets

"Monumentally impressive...seems certain to become the definitive history of the Nazi concentration camps" Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times

Wolfson History Prize Nikolaus Wachsmann - KL: a history of the Nazi concentration camps

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book, 'The Unwomanly Face of War', when she realized that she grew up surrounded by women who had fought in the Second World War but whose stories were absent from official narratives. As it brings to light their most harrowing memories, this symphony of voices reveals a different side of war.

In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich set out to write her first book, 'The Unwomanly Face of War', when she realized that she grew up surrounded by women who had fought in the Second World War but whose stories were absent from official narratives. As it brings to light their most harrowing memories, this symphony of voices reveals a different side of war.

By peeling back the layers of Hitler's childhood, his war record and his early political career, Paul Ham's 'Young Hitler' seeks the man behind the myth.

Young Hitler by Paul Ham. When Adolf Hitler went to war in he was just 25 years old.

In the tradition of Ben MacIntyre, 'Game of Spies' tells the story of a lethal spy triangle in Bordeaux between 1942 and 1944 in Bordeaux,  and of France's greatest betrayal by aristocratic and right-wing Resistance leader Andre Grandclement.

In the tradition of Ben MacIntyre, 'Game of Spies' tells the story of a lethal spy triangle in Bordeaux between 1942 and 1944 in Bordeaux, and of France's greatest betrayal by aristocratic and right-wing Resistance leader Andre Grandclement.

From the secret SAS archives, and acclaimed author Ben Macintyre, comes the first ever authorized history of the SAS.

From the secret SAS archives, and acclaimed author Ben Macintyre, comes the first ever authorized history of the SAS.

The incredible story of the secret underground operations of the Second World War

The incredible story of the secret underground operations of the Second World War

The untold story of one of WW2's most extraordinary and significant battles which marked the turning of the tide of the war in the jungles of Burma

The untold story of one of WW2's most extraordinary and significant battles which marked the turning of the tide of the war in the jungles of Burma

'A gripping, vivid, deeply researched chronicle of the Russian Revolution told through the eyes of a surprising, flamboyant cast of foreigners in Petrograd, superbly narrated by Helen Rappaport.' Simon Sebag Montefiore

'A gripping, vivid, deeply researched chronicle of the Russian Revolution told through the eyes of a surprising, flamboyant cast of foreigners in Petrograd, superbly narrated by Helen Rappaport.

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