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100 nasty women of history
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'Vital reading' STYLIST'...hooting with laughter - what a swashbuckler that Hannah Jewell is' MARINA HYDE'Because 100 Nasty Women is so easy to read a...
50 people who messed up the world
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'I can't imagine how they whittled it down to just 50 people' - comedianNik Rabinowitz 'A fantastic thought-provoking book that renews my appreciation...

50 queer music icons who changed the world
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Featuring beautifully illustrated portraits and profiles, 50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World is a tribute to queer ground breakers who changed...
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...

A history of the world in 21 women
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The history of the world is the history of great women. Marie Curie discovered radium and revolutionised medical science. Empress Cixi transformed Ch...
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 ...

A seat at the table
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'Fascinating and illuminating' STYLIST'Perceptive and candid' IRISH TIMES'A fascinating, brilliant book, full of joy, rage, a love of music' THE SKINN...
Abergavenny's war
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Over the years local journalist and author Tim Butters has interviewed many Abergavenny veterans from the Second World War, ranging from a soldier who...

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...
Avenging angels
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The girls came from every corner of the U.S.S.R. They were factory workers, domestic servants, teachers and clerks, and few were older than twenty. Th...

Avenging angels
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These women were still in their late teens when called up to join the Soviet forces between 1942 and 1944. Some volunteered to serve in the army, but most were given no choice as to whether to join the army or not, or whether to become a sniper or choose another army profession. After a few months of extremely rigorous training they were issued wit
Balloonomania belles
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_Balloonomania Belles_ reveals the astonishing stories of the fabulous female pioneers of balloon flight. More than a century before the first aeropla...

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For the first time, more than 15 years after four boys from London were first thrown together to form what would go on to become one of the most succe...
Bohemian lives
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Ida Nettleship was a flamboyant Bohemian who gave up a promising artistic career to marry Augustus John. She had five pregnancies in just six years, l...

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...
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...

Champagne supernovas
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A glittering history of fashion in the 1990s, told through the lives of Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs and Alexander McQueen. The 1950s had rock 'n' roll and ...
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...

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...
Collage. Vol. VII
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