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Collected biographies

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Good night stories for rebel girls
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'The definitive book of the year in our house, for both parents and offspring' Maggie O'Farrell, Guardian Books of the Year'Absolutely beautiful - get...
The husband hunters
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Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power...

Talking to women
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In 1964, Nell Dunn spoke to nine of her friends over a bottle of wine about men, sex, work, money, babies, freedom and love. Novelist Edna O'Brien rem...
The lives of the Surrealists
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No other art movement in history has contained two artists as different as Magritte and Miró. This is because Surrealism was not in origin an art movement, but a philosophical strategy. It was a way of life - a rebellion against the establishment that had given the world the hideous slaughter of the First World War. Instead of trying to analyse th

The Riviera set
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'I loved every word' - Sarra Manning, Red'[A] blissful book - it's like basking in the warm Med' - Rachel Johnson, Mail on SundayThe Riviera Set is th...
The last attachment
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Countess Teresa Guiccioli was Byron's last love. Incorporating 116 letters from Byron to Teresa, and some of her responses, this narrative not only follows the lovers' stormy affair but provides real insight into the life of the time.

Uncommon people
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As heard on BBC 6 Music with Shaun Keveny, BBC Radio 5 Live and Talk Radio with Eamonn HolmesThe age of the rock star, like the age of the cowboy, has...
Tough mothers
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The author of Rejected Princesses returns with an inspiring, fully illustrated guide that brings together the fiercest mothers in history-real life ma...

Modern women
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Modern Women is a celebration of some of the­ influential and inspiring women who have changed the world through their lives, work and actions. From s...
MG, made in Abingdon
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MG was a home-grown concept that became an international success, bringing the small market town of Abingdon onto the global map. This book recounts the inside story of the famous factory, recognising that the most important aspect of MGs success was its team - the tea-boys and girls, the shop floor workers, the engineers and racers, the apprentice

The House of Rothschild
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This second volume of Niall Ferguson's acclaimed, landmark history of the legendary Rothschild banking dynasty concludes his myth-breaking portrait ...
I know a woman
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Behind every great woman. is another great woman. Here, the extraordinary achievements, relationships and secret histories of 84 pioneering women are ...

The little book of feminist saints
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'A beautifully illustrated tome honouring 100 exceptional women dating back to 630BC' RedA Stylist Must-read Book of 2018'This finely illustrated book...
The billionaires club
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Once upon a time football was run by modest local businessmen. Today it is the plaything of billionaire oligarchs, staggeringly wealthy from oil and g...

The mistresses of Cliveden
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A Sunday Times bestseller - Five women. One house. One extraordinary history.Even today, Cliveden retains its royal mystique - it is where Meghan Mark...
Japanese portraits
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From the private musings of author Donald Richie, comes this extensive collection of brief written portraits which capture the personalities of 54 d...