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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...
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...

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...
Born Trump
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As a writer at Vanity Fair covering the Trump family, Emily Jane Fox has spent the last year doing a deep dive into the lives of the President's child...

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...
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...

She
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CALLING ALL WOMEN!She: A Celebration of Renegade Women by Stylist's Harriet Hall is the must-have book for women everywhere. Perfect for fans of Caitl...
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...

Noble savages
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'Interesting women have secrets. They also ought to have sisters.'From the beginning of their lives, the Olivier sisters stood out: surprisingly emanc...
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 ...

A galaxy of her own
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From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in sp...
The century girls
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Tessa Dunlop made pains to select women from broad walks of life and succeeds in weaving a rich tapestry of experiences.'...

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...
Women who dared
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Victoria Woodhull, Mary Wollstonecraft, Aimee Semple McPherson, Edwina Mountbatten, Margaret Argyll and Chanel were all women who dared. They had no t...

A house full of daughters
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All families have their myths and Juliet Nicolson's was no different: her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation of ...
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

Childless voices
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From the playgrounds of Glasgow to the villages of Bangladesh; from religious rites to ancient superstitions; from the world's richest people to its p...
Making the Arab world
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How the conflict between political Islamists and secular-leaning nationalists has shaped the history of the modern Middle EastIn 2013, just two years ...

The Kinfolk entrepreneur
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In The Kinfolk Entrepreneur, author Nathan Williams introduces readers to 40 creative business owners around the globe, offering an inspiring, in-dept...
May made me
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The mass protests that shook France in May 1968 were exciting, dangerous, creative and influential, changing European politics to this day. Students d...

Air men behind the medals
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Of the many human characteristics, few evoke greater admiration and respect than gallantry in the service of one?s country. Here, Graham Pitchfork des...
The Apollo missions
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The Apollo Missions tells the significant, spectacular and intriguing story of the Apollo space programme through first-person accounts by the astrona...

The women who flew for Hitler
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Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the ...
My first memory
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WHAT IS YOUR FIRST MEMORY? Or, rather, what do you imagine to be your earliest memory? Perhaps, alternatively, there was a moment during childhood...

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 glass universe
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AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR'A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves' The Econom...

Geek girl's guide to geek women
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This hands-on book takes a look at four brilliant women -- Ada Lovelace, Anna Atkins, Hildegard Von Bingen, and Maria Telkes -- and the world-changing...
The century girls
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Tessa Dunlop made pains to select women from broad walks of life and succeeds in weaving a rich tapestry of experiences.'...

The daughterhood
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When Natasha Fennell's mother was diagnosed with a progressive illness, she wasn't ready to do deal with the inevitability of what this would bring. S...
Last of the Kriegies
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'For you the war is over'. 'Last of the Kriegies' tells the extraordinary stories of five of the last remaining Second World War RAF Bomber Command Pr...

A seat at the table
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In Never Mind the Bollocks: Women Rewrite Rock (Virago, 1995; published as Grrrls: Viva Rock Divas in the US by St Martin's Griffin, 1996), writer and...
The love-charm of bombs
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When the first bombs fell on London in August 1940, the city was transformed overnight into a battlefront. For most Londoners, the sirens, guns, plane...

Lunch with the FT
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From the very first mouthful, 'Lunch with the FT' was destined to become a permanent fixture in the Financial Times.One thousand lunches later, the FT...
Creative, successful, dyslexic
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23 very well-known people from the arts, sport, and business worlds talk about how dyslexia affected their childhood, how they were able to overcome t...

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...
Our history of the 20th century
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What better way to understand Britain during the twentieth century than through the eyes of those who experienced it at first hand? Travis Elborough's...

Republic of women
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Republic of Women recaptures a lost chapter in the narrative of intellectual history. It tells the story of a transnational network of female scholars...
Outsiders
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Outsiders tells the stories of five novelists - Mary Shelley, Emily Brontë, George Eliot, Olive Schreiner, Virginia Woolf - and their famous novels.W...

Rooms of their own
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Evocative, engaging and filled with vivid details, Rooms of their Own explores the homes of these three writers linked to the Bloomsbury Group. Bringi...
The sea journal
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The sea has been an endless source of fascination, at once both alluring and mysterious, a place of wonder and terror. The Sea Journal contains first-...

Bygone badass broads
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Based on Mackenzi Lee's popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women f...
High performance
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'A band of stubborn pioneers rose from the embers of Britain's cities after World War Two and created the finest automobiles the world had ever seen ....

Quirky
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From historical figures such as Marie Curie to contemporaries such as Steve Jobs, a handful of innovators have changed the world. What made them so sp...
The baseball game I'll never forget
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50 major league baseball players recall their most memorable games and their finest moments in the sport.   With careers that often span deca...

Churchill and Fisher
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A vivid study in the politics and stress of high command, this book describes the decisive roles of young Winston Churchill as political head of the A...
The house of Rothschild
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In his rich and nuanced portrait of the remarkable, elusive Rothschild family, Oxford scholar and bestselling author Niall Ferguson uncovers the sec...

The power and the glory
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Set amid the glamour and bravado of 1980s Formula 1, The Power and the Glory tells the story of a rivalry unsurpassed in motor-racing history. By the ...
The complete dambusters
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On 16 May 1943, nineteen Lancaster aircraft from the RAF's 617 Squadron set off to attack the great dams in the industrial heart of Germany. Flying at...