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As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay - with officer Nestor Camacho on board - Tom Wolfe is ...

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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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There but for the

Imagine you give a dinner party and a friend of a friend brings a stranger to your house as his ...

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An English Affair: Sex, Class and Power in the Age of Profumo

Published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Profumo scandal, An English Affair is a sharp-focused snapshot of a ...

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The Swerve: How the Renaissance Began

Nearly six hundred years ago, a short, genial, cannily alert man in his late 30s took a very old manuscript ...

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Visitation

By the side of a lake in Brandenburg, a young architect builds the house of his dreams - a summerhouse ...

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