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What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris from 1939 to 1949? These were years of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation and secrets until - finally - renewal and retrib... read more

Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s
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The Greek myths have a universal appeal, reaching far beyond the time and physical place in which they were created. But many are firmly rooted in specific settings: Thebes dominates the traged... read more

Greek Mythology: A Traveller's Guide from Mount Olympus to Troy
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The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need to recognize the fact-and gain courage and wisdom from the ... read more

Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance
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 European

Awards:Long-listed for Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2016.

'Sicily is the key to everything' Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The author of the classic book on Venice turns his sights to Sicily in this beautiful book full of maps and colour photographs. 'I discover... read more

Sicily: A Short History, from the Greeks to Cosa Nostra
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On 21 August 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded a train in Brussels bound for Paris. We now know that he was an ISIS terrorist. Khazzani's mission was clear: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterat... read more

The 15:17 to Paris
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 European

Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.

Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Shortlisted for a British Book Industry Book of the Year Award 2016 The new series Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit is on BBC2 now Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, ... read more

SPQR A History of Ancient Rome
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"A gripping, vivid, deeply researched chronicle of the Russian Revolution told through the eyes of a surprising, flamboyant cast of foreigners in Petrograd, superbly narrated by Helen Rappaport." (Simon Sebag Montefiore (Au... read more

Caught in the Revolution
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November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed to a bed rail, and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? To testify ag... read more

Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy
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From the international bestselling author of Gomorrah, this is a deeply personal and candid portrait of Italy today: a place of trafficking and toxic waste, where votes can be bought and sold, where organiz... read more

My Italians True Stories of Crime and Courage
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The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east... read more

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
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Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by bestselling historian Alison Weir, author of The Lost Tudor Princess, is the first in a spellbinding six novel series about Henry VIII's Queens. Alison takes you... read more

Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen (Six Tudor Queens #1)
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With the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, the next two centuries for France would be tumultuous. Bestselling historian and political commentator Jonath... read more

The History of Modern France: From the Revolution to the War on Terror
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Writing good history is a high-wire act of balance and grace. Historians scour their own societies for vestiges of past worlds, for cracks and fissures in the pavement of the present, and for the shimmer... read more

The Art of Time Travel: Historians and their Craft
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A brilliant kaleidoscope on the Reformation from its leading scholar and 'one of the best historians writing in English today' (Sunday Telegraph) The Reformation which engulfed England and Europe in the s... read more

All Things Made New: Writings on the Reformation
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Courtesan, countess, bestselling author - the tempestuous true story of a woman far ahead of her time ...The true story of the Countess Celeste de Chabrillan is a rich and tempest... read more

Celeste: The Parisian Courtesan Who Became a Countess and Bestselling Writer
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The great modern biography of Augustus, founder of the Roman Empire. Octavian was a young soldier training abroad when he heard news of Julius Caesar's brutal assassination - and discovered that he was the dictator's sole p... read more

Augustus The Biography
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It was known as 'the vast prison without a roof'. From the beginning of the nineteenth century to the Russian Revolution, the tsarist regime exiled more than one million prisoners and their families be... read more

The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars
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 European

Awards:Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award 2004.

Truth can be stranger—and more fascinating—than fiction. Anna Funder tells extraordinary stories from the underbelly of the most perfected surveillance state of all time, the former East Germany.
Funder meets Miriam, th... read more

Stasiland
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We live in a world obsessed by luxury. Long-distance airlines compete to offer first-class sleeping experiences and hotels recommend exclusive suites where you are never disturbed. Luxury is a rapidly changing global industry ... read more

Luxury: A Rich History
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"A bold and imaginative page-turner that challenges ideas about the world of antiquity." (Peter Frankopan (The Silk Roads)). "This vivid and engaging book brings to life some of the most important moments ... read more

Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West
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