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Picture of The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims.

The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims.

Akyol, Mustafa.

Throughout the whole Qur’an, there is only one woman mentioned by her name. She is excepti...

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Picture of The Lady in the Van: And Other Stories.

The Lady in the Van: And Other Stories.

Bennett, Alan.

Bennett’s acclaimed story has been made into a film starring Maggie Smith but there is muc...

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Picture of The Home Front in the Great War: Aspects of the Conflict 1914-1918.

The Home Front in the Great War: Aspects of the Conflict 1914-1918.

Bilton, David.

The effect of the war on the home front was to be profound and long lasting. As casualties...

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Picture of Great Escapes.

Great Escapes.

Bond, Barbara A.

During WWII a complex and daring operation was launched by M19 to help servicemen evade ca...

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Picture of Who Rules the World?.

Who Rules the World?.

Chomsky, Noam.

Chomsky is the world’s foremost intellectual activist and here he declares that America st...

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Picture of Manderley Forever: A Biography of Daphne Du Maurier.

Manderley Forever: A Biography of Daphne Du Maurier.

De Rosnay, Tatiana.

‘Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again’. That opening line of ‘Rebecca’ has been w...

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Picture of 'A Very Fine Commander': The Memories of General Sir Horatius Murray GCB, KBE, DSO (Commander of Legion of Honour and Grand Knight of the Sword Sweden).

'A Very Fine Commander': The Memories of General Sir Horatius Murray GCB, KBE, DSO (Commander of Legion of Honour and Grand Knight of the Sword Sweden).

Donovan, John (ed.).

Field Marshal Montgomery apparently commented on hearing that General Murray had written h...

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Picture of Isabella: The Warrior Queen.

Isabella: The Warrior Queen.

Downey, Kirstin.

After a series of botched betrothals, Isabella, 18, accepted the hand of Ferdinand of Arag...

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Picture of A World Without 'Whom': The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age.

A World Without 'Whom': The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age.

Favilla, Emmy J.

As chief copy editor for BuzzFeed, Favilla’s at the sharp edge of online editing and was t...

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Picture of Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that Made Abraham Lincoln President.

Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that Made Abraham Lincoln President.

Holzer, Harold.

Lincoln’s speech at the Cooper Union in 1860 turned him into a serious presidential candid...

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Picture of Runaway.

Runaway.

Jensen, Marie-Louise.

Charlotte’s life has been torn apart and she must flee the city, leaving behind everything...

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Picture of Midnight's Descendants: South Asia from Partition to the Present Day.

Midnight's Descendants: South Asia from Partition to the Present Day.

Keay, John.

The consequences of the partition of South Asia are still reverberating and the varying fa...

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Picture of The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family.

The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family.

O'Sullivan, Emer.

A detailed portrait of Oscar and the Wilde family - from his respectable and striving gran...

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Picture of Artist's Library Series: Drawing Still Lifes.

Artist's Library Series: Drawing Still Lifes.

Pearce, Steven.

Learn to draw a variety of realistic still lifes in pencil with this excellent guide. Pear...

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Picture of The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842.

The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842.

Preston, Diana.

A compelling history of Britain’s involvement in the fiasco that historians call the First...

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Picture of British Subjects: An Anthropology of Britain.

British Subjects: An Anthropology of Britain.

Rapport, Nigel (ed.).

By providing an appreciation of the intricacies of British society, this guide shows how a...

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Picture of Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa.

Part of the Pride: My Life Among the Big Cats of Africa.

Richardson, Kevin and Park, Tony.

The amazing relationships that Kevin Richardson has built with his animals over the years ...

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Picture of Meander: East to West, Indirectly, Along a Turkish River.

Meander: East to West, Indirectly, Along a Turkish River.

Seal, Jeremy.

Seal, a travel writer fluent in Turkish, follows the river Meander for 500km, from its hea...

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Picture of Bicycling: 1,100 Best All-Time Tips: Top Riders Share Their Secrets for Maximizing Performance, Safety, and Fun.

Bicycling: 1,100 Best All-Time Tips: Top Riders Share Their Secrets for Maximizing Performance, Safety, and Fun.

Sumner, Jason.

Top riders share their secrets for maximizing performance, safety, and fun in this essenti...

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Picture of The Un-Discovered Islands: An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes.

The Un-Discovered Islands: An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes.

Tallack, Malachy.

For as long as people have been making stories they have been inventing islands in literat...

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Picture of The Colony.

The Colony.

Tayman, John.

Leprosy is not a fatal disease, neither is it highly infectious. It is a chronic illness c...

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Picture of The Geography of Genius: Lessons from the World's Most Creative Places.

The Geography of Genius: Lessons from the World's Most Creative Places.

Weiner, Eric.

A well-researched guide that travels the world to seek the times and places where ‘genius’...

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Picture of Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey.

Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey.

Wilson, Frances.

Wilson begins her chronological account of De Quincey’s life not with his birth in 1785 bu...

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Picture of Drawing Made Easy: Beautiful Landscapes.

Drawing Made Easy: Beautiful Landscapes.

Wright, Diane.

Drawing landscapes can seem intimidating, but the author makes it a lot easier by breaking...

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