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Margaret Thatcher, The Authorised Biography Volume One: Not for Turning

The first volume of Charles Moore's authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher, the longest serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century ...

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My Old Man: A Personal History of Music Hall

Music hall was one of the glories of Victorian England. Sentimental, vulgar, but patriotic and champion of the underdog, it ...

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Catherine the Great

The daughter of an impoverished aristocrat, Catherine was married aged 16 to Grand Duke Peter, heir to the throne of ...

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What Are Universities For?

Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented ...

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How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J Bruce Ismay

When the Titanic hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, ...

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The Baroness: The Search for Nica the Rebellious Rothschild

Part musical odyssey, part dazzling love story The Baroness traces Nica's extraordinary, thrilling journey - from England's stately homes to ...

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