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The Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams, Stoner, and the Writing Life

The Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams,...

Author: Charles J. Shields
ISBN: 9781477320105
Format: Paperback
$52.67

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Fighting Words: The Bold American Journalists Who Brought the World Home Between the Wars

Fighting Words: The Bold American Journalists Who Brought...

Author: Nancy F. Cott
ISBN: 9781541699335
Format: Hardback
$45.00

From an esteemed historian, a riveting group portrait of international journalists in the interwar period  Read More >>

Bombshells: Five Women Who Set the Fifties on Fire

Bombshells: Five Women Who Set the Fifties on Fire

Author: Shar Daws
ISBN: 9780750992183
Format: Paperback
$42.99

From Jean Harlow and Marilyn Monroe to Ruth Ellis: the stories of the strong, spirited and controversial women who...  Read More >>

Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City

Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City

Author: Wes Moore ,  Wes Moore
ISBN: 9780525512363
Format: Hardback
$47.99

A kaleidoscopic account of five days in the life of a city on the edge, told through seven characters on the frontlines...  Read More >>

Horatio Grennough and the Form Majestic: The Biography of the Nation's First Washington Monument

Horatio Grennough and the Form Majestic: The Biography...

Author: Harry Rand (Harry Rand)
ISBN: 9781944466299
Format: Hardback
$57.99

This book tells the tale of its demotion from stardom to obscurity- the story is stranger than fiction, including...  Read More >>

When Blood Breaks Down: Life Lessons from Leukemia

When Blood Breaks Down: Life Lessons from Leukemia

Author: Mikkael A. Sekeres (Director, Leukemia Program, Cleveland Clinic)
ISBN: 9780262043724
Format: Hardback
$71.15

A leading cancer specialist tells the compelling stories of three adult leukemia patients and their treatments,...  Read More >>

These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson

These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making...

Author: Martha Ackmann
ISBN: 9780393609301
Format: Hardback
$41.95

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Wellington'S Favourite Engineer: John Burgoyne:  the Making of a Field Marshal

Wellington'S Favourite Engineer: John Burgoyne: the...

Author: Mark S. Thompson
ISBN: 9781913118938
Format: Paperback
$75.00

The Napoleonic Services of John Burgoyne RE who was present at many battles and sieges in the Peninsular War.  Read More >>

Tycho Brahe and the Measure of the Heavens

Tycho Brahe and the Measure of the Heavens

Author: John Robert Christianson
ISBN: 9781789142341
Format: Hardback
$39.99

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Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi

Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi

Author: Michael John Franklin
ISBN: 9781786835406
Format: Paperback
$43.96

This book considers Hester Lynch Piozzi as a Welsh writer of Wales, and documents the importance of her decision...  Read More >>

Ornette Coleman: The Territory and the Adventure

Ornette Coleman: The Territory and the Adventure

Author: Maria Golia
ISBN: 9781789142235
Format: Hardback
$39.99

The compelling story of one of America's most adventurous jazz musicians.  Read More >>

Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave

Author: Solomon Northup
ISBN: 9781838575663
Format: Paperback
$18.09

Synopsis coming soon.......  Read More >>

Man of High Empire: The Life of Pliny the Younger

Man of High Empire: The Life of Pliny the Younger

Author: Roy K. Gibson (Professor of Latin, Professor of Latin, University of Manchester)
ISBN: 9780199948192
Format: Hardback
$45.95

Pliny the Younger (c. 60-112 C.E) - senator and consul in the Rome of Domitian and Trajan, eyewitness to the eruption...  Read More >>

My Place for Younger Readers

My Place for Younger Readers

Author: Sally Morgan
ISBN: 9781925816761
Format: Paperback
$17.99

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Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia

Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia

Author: Julie Sprigg
ISBN: 9781925815603
Format: Paperback
$29.99

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Working in the Colonial Service in Lesotho: The Memoirs of Spencer Ted Nettelton

Working in the Colonial Service in Lesotho: The Memoirs...

Author: Spencer Nettelton
ISBN: 9780648650614
Format: Paperback
$77.50

During the 1960s, Lesotho gained its independence and the Basotho people elected their first Prime Minister In Volume...  Read More >>

Giuseppe Pagano: Design for Social Change in Fascist Italy

Giuseppe Pagano: Design for Social Change in Fascist...

Author: Flavia Marcello
ISBN: 9781789381009
Format: Hardback
$207.00

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the influential architect Giuseppe Pagano and his contribution to...  Read More >>

Bazaine  1870: Scapegoat for a Nation

Bazaine 1870: Scapegoat for a Nation

Author: Quintin Barry
ISBN: 9781913336080
Format: Hardback
$90.00

Defeated commanders are frequently blamed for the decisions which they made, sometimes with serious or even fatal...  Read More >>

The Escape of Jack the Ripper: The Full Truth About the Cover-up and His Flight from Justice

The Escape of Jack the Ripper: The Full Truth About...

Author: Jonathan Hainsworth ,  Christine Ward-Agius
ISBN: 9781445698144
Format: Hardback
$51.75

How Jack the Ripper escaped (to France) thanks to police errors and an Establishment cover-up. This is the real...  Read More >>

Madam C. J. Walker: Modern Race Woman

Madam C. J. Walker: Modern Race Woman

Author: Erica Ball
ISBN: 9781442260382
Format: Hardback
$61.97

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The Son and Heir

The Son and Heir

Author: Alexander Munninghoff ,  Kristen Gehrman
ISBN: 9781542004541
Format: Paperback
$27.99

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Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music

Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music

Author: Archie Roach ,  Archie Roach
ISBN: 9781760857264
Format: Audio
$79.99

A powerful memoir of a true Australian legend: stolen child, musical and lyrical genius, and leader.  Read More >>

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