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Rhodri Morgan A Political Life in Wales and Westminster by Rhodri Morgan Rhodri Morgan A Political Life in Wales and Westminster

A candid and highly amusing account of the former First Minister of Wales Rhodri Morgan's political journey in Wales and Westminster.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Riot Days by Maria Alyokhina Riot Days

From activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter Maria Alyokhina, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in a penal colony in the Urals for standing up for what she believed in.'One of the most brilliant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Things Can Only Get Worse? Twenty confusing years in the life of a Labour supporter by John O'Farrell Things Can Only Get Worse? Twenty confusing years in the life of a Labour supporter

Tells the personal story of one political activist helping Labour progress from its 1997 landslide to the unassailable position it enjoys today. A sequel to the best-selling Things Can Only Get Better, this book is suitable for everyone who could...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

No Room for Small Dreams Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel by Shimon Peres No Room for Small Dreams Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel

A personal account of the shaping of modern Israel by Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister (1985-1986, 1995-1996) and President (2007-2014).
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

No Room for Small Dreams Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel by Shimon Peres No Room for Small Dreams Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel

A personal account of the shaping of modern Israel by Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister (1985-1986, 1995-1996) and President (2007-2014).
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton What Happened

Hillary Clinton reveals what she was thinking during one of the most controversial and unpredictable United States of America presidential elections in history.
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 12/09/2017

My Role In The Foundation Of The Somali Nation-state, A Political Memoir My Role in the Foundation of the Somali Nation-State, A Political Memoir by Abdirazak Haji Hussein My Role In The Foundation Of The Somali Nation-state, A Political Memoir My Role in the Foundation of the Somali Nation-State, A Political Memoir


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Train to Nowhere One Woman's War, Ambulance Driver, Reporter, Liberator by Anita Leslie Train to Nowhere One Woman's War, Ambulance Driver, Reporter, Liberator

Train to Nowhere is a war memoir seen through the sardonic eyes of Anita Leslie, a funny and vivacious young woman who reports on her experiences with a dry humour, finding the absurd alongside the tragic. Daughter of a Baronet...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Confidential Source Ninety-Six The Making of America's Preeminent Confidential Informant by Roman Caribe, Rob Cea Confidential Source Ninety-Six The Making of America's Preeminent Confidential Informant
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In the tradition of Donnie Brasco and Under and Alone, this is the harrowing memoir of the most successful informant in law enforcement history: the man known as Confidential Source 96, who also happens to be a married father of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

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King of Spies by Blaine Harden King of Spies

In King of Spies, prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of Escape From Camp 14, Blaine Harden, reveals one of the most astonishing -- and previously untold -- spy stories of the twentieth century. Donald Nichols was a one man war...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Our Woman in Albania The Life of Margaret Hasluck, Scholar and Spy by Margaret Hasluck Our Woman in Albania The Life of Margaret Hasluck, Scholar and Spy

Includes observations and accounts of various aspects of Albanian life, both ancient and modern, examining Homeric parallels with Albanian marriage and kingship traditions, the treatment of minorities within the region and the language requirements of the military during the World...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Being Kurdish in a Hostile World by Ayub Nuri Being Kurdish in a Hostile World

A stringer for The Washington Post and The New York Times, Ayub Nuri's work on the front lines in Iraq has been portrayed in best-selling books by award-winning journalists. Now he tells his own story, and that of his people,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2017

Fighting Blind A Green Beret's Story of Extraordinary Courage by Ivan Castro, Jim DeFelice Fighting Blind A Green Beret's Story of Extraordinary Courage
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Fighting was a practiced routine for Lieutenant Ivan Castro. But when a mortar round struck the rooftop of his sniper's post in Iraq, he found himself in a battle more difficult than even he could have imagined. The direct hit...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

And I'd Do It Again by Aimee Crocker And I'd Do It Again

Moonlit seances in Honolulu. Exotic cobra dances. Drinking games with Oscar Wilde. This is the unabashed autobiography of Victorian world traveller Aimee Crocker.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen The World War II Story of Jack Womer - Ranger and Paratrooper by Jack Womer, Stephen C. DeVito Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen The World War II Story of Jack Womer - Ranger and Paratrooper
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Action-packed account of fighting with the Filthy Thirteen as a spearhead of 101st Airborne in Normandy, Market Garden, and Battle of the Bulge by one of the squad's integral members.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/11/2017

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Order in Chaos The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck by Hermann Balck, Carlo D'Este Order in Chaos The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck
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German general Hermann Balck (1897 - 1982) was considered to be one of World War II's greatest battlefield commanders. His brilliantly fought battles were masterpieces of tactical agility, mobile counterattack, and the technique of Auftragstaktik, or mission command. However, because...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

The Russian Countess Escaping Revolutionary Russia by Edith Sollohub The Russian Countess Escaping Revolutionary Russia

An extraordinary tale of escape from revolutionary Russia. Separated from her sons and stripped of her possessions Countess Edith Sollohub found herself trapped. This fascinating true story tells how her courage and determination enabled her to endure hunger, imprisonment and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Russian Countess Escaping Revolutionary Russia by Edith Sollohub The Russian Countess Escaping Revolutionary Russia

An extraordinary tale of escape from revolutionary Russia. Separated from her sons and stripped of her possessions Countess Edith Sollohub found herself trapped. This fascinating true story tells how her courage and determination enabled her to endure hunger, imprisonment and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

A Clear Case of Genius Room 40's Code-breaking Pioneer by Reginald Hall, Philip Vickers, Nigel West A Clear Case of Genius Room 40's Code-breaking Pioneer
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With supporting text and images by Philip Vickers, this is a unique insight into the thinking of one of Britain's pioneering intelligence leaders.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Things Can Only Get Worse? Twenty confusing years in the life of a Labour supporter by John O'Farrell Things Can Only Get Worse? Twenty confusing years in the life of a Labour supporter

Tells the personal story of one political activist helping Labour progress from its 1997 landslide to the unassailable position it enjoys today. A sequel to the best-selling Things Can Only Get Better, this book is suitable for everyone who could...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Hack in a Flak Jacket Wars, riots and revolutions - dispatches from a foreign correspondent by Peter Stefanovic Hack in a Flak Jacket Wars, riots and revolutions - dispatches from a foreign correspondent

A startlingly honest account of experiencing war and terrorism from the frontline by Peter Stefanovic, one of Australia's leading journalists and foreign correspondents.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Some Other Rainbow by John McCarthy, Jill Morrell Some Other Rainbow
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On 17 April 1986 John McCarthy was kidnapped in Beirut. For five years she and a group of friends worked ceaselessly on behalf of John and all British hostages in the Middle East, until the extraordinary day in August 1991...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Black Prince by Michael Jones Black Prince

As a child he was given his own suit of armour; in 1346, at the age of 16, he helped defeat the French at Crecy; and in 1356 he captured the King of France at Poitiers. For the chronicler Jean...
Format: eBook - Released: 13/07/2017

I Fought at Dunkirk Seven Veterans Remember Their Fight For Salvation by Mike Rossiter I Fought at Dunkirk Seven Veterans Remember Their Fight For Salvation

SURVIVOR STORIES FROM DUNKIRK, NOW THE SUBJECT OF A MAJOR FILM FROM CHRISTOPHER NOLAN When Britain declared war against Germany in September 1939, thousands of young men sailed across the English Channel to fight for their country. These are the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Trials Of The Earth The True Story of a Pioneer Woman by Mary Mann Hamilton Trials Of The Earth The True Story of a Pioneer Woman

The Powerful, Only Known First-Person Account of One Woman's Struggles and Triumphs Taming the Mississippi Delta
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

Letters from the Suitcase by Cal Finnigan, Rosheen Finnigan Letters from the Suitcase
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LETTERS FROM THE SUITCASE - An enchanting, poignant and incredibly moving account of the five year early marriage between two lovers divided by war - and the legacy they left for their only child.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Letters from the Suitcase by Cal Finnigan, Rosheen Finnigan Letters from the Suitcase
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THE LETTERS FROM THE SUITCASE - An enchanting, poignant and incredibly moving account of the five year early marriage between two lovers divided by war - and the legacy they left for their only child.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

I Was Told To Come Alone My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet I Was Told To Come Alone My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave and powerful memoir. Her life and her quest are nothing less than THE modern story.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

The Art of Tough Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life by Barbara Boxer The Art of Tough Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life

Hailed by feminist and activist Gloria Steinem as a book that will change the mind of anyone who thinks that Washington can't be understood, has no great hearts, and is not crucial to our daily lives,
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

Our Revolution A Future to Believe in by Bernie Sanders Our Revolution A Future to Believe in

'Bernie Sanders has changed US politics forever' Owen Jones Bernie Sanders stormed to international headlines after running an extraordinary campaign for the Democratic primaries that saw over 13 million people turn out to vote for him, and changed the global...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

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