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Collected biographies

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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...
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...
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...
What she ate
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'If you find the subject of food to be both vexing and transfixing, you'll love What She Ate' ElleDorothy Wordsworth believed that feeding her poet br...

Take six girls
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'Wonderfully readable ... Emphasises their sheer extraordinariness and celebrates them' MAIL ON SUNDAY. The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper...
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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...
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 ...

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From Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez and Toni Morrison, delve into more than 100 biographies of the world's greatest writers. In...
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...

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.'...
Take six girls
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Writer, countrywoman, Fascist, Nazi, Communist, duchess. Born in that order, they were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana, Unity, Jessica and D...

The lives of the Surrealists
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No other art movement in history has contained two artists as different as Magritte and Mir?. 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
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
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A stunning set of postcards celebrating fifty extraordinary women who have changed the world -- from the team behind the phenomenally successful Good ...

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...
My life goals journal
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'These strategies worked for me and I know they can work for you too.' Andrea Hayes Do you dream of creating a change in your life but feel stuck or...