The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history.
New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke ... read more

The Catalpa Rescue: The Most Dramatic & Successful Prison Break in Australian History

The irresistible story of Japanese cherry blossoms, threatened by a jingoistic political ideology and saved by an unknown Englishman
Collingwood Ingram, known as 'Cherry' for his defining obsession, was born in 1880 and lived until he wa... read more

'Cherry' Ingram: The Englishman Who Saved Japan's Blossoms
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One morning on the outskirts of Damascus, two starving friends are walking through their desolate city and come across a familiar street that has been turned to rubble, concrete bridges towering above them like tombs and houses turned inside out. Aeham turns to the only comfo... read more

The Pianist of Yarmouk

`Wonderfully researched and beautifully written' Philip Hoare, author of Leviathan `Succeeds in conjuring a lost world' Dava Sobel, author of Longitude For more than a millennium, Polynesians occupied the remotest isl... read more

Sea People: the Quest to Understand Who Settled the Islands of the Remote Pacific

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How to be a Victorian - a time traveller's guide to Victorian Britain by the BBC's Ruth Goodman. We know what life was like for Victoria and Albert. But what was it like for a commoner like you or me? How did it feel to cook with coal and wash with tea leaves? Drink beer for ... read more

How to be a Victorian
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A New York Times BestsellerThe New York Times bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia--a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age.Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet ... read more

Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing As We Age (HB)

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'Because 100 Nasty Women is so easy to read and witty, I didn't expect it to be the life changing, important book that I'm discovering it to be' PHILIPPA PERRY
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100 Nasty Women of History - Brilliant, Badass and Completely Fearless Women Everyone Should Know
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Following Danubia and the bestselling Germania, Lotharingia is the third and final instalment in Simon Winder's hilarious and informative personal exploration of European history.
In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great em... read more

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country

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Somewhere out in the wild seas of the southern Indian Ocean, in the underwater canyons of Broken Ridge near the alien sub-terrain known as the Seventh Arc lies the answer to the world's greatest aviation mystery.Why, on the night of 8 March 2014, did Malaysia Flight MH370 suddenl... read more

The Hunt for MH370

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A succinct, expert guide to how we got to Brexit After all the debates, manoeuvrings, recriminations and exaltations, Brexit is upon us. But, as Kevin O'Rourke writes, Brexit did not emerge out of nowhere: it is the culmination of events that have been under way for decade... read more

A Short History of Brexit

What pushed Blunt, Burgess, Cairncross, Maclean and Philby into Soviet hands? With access to recently released papers and other neglected documents, this sharp analysis of the intelligence world examines how and why the... read more

Enemies Within: Communists, the Cambridge Spies and the Making of Modern Britain

Harry Potter - A History of Magic is the official book of the record-breaking British Library exhibition, a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and a team of brilliant curators. As the spectacular show takes up... read more

A History of Magic: The Book of the Exhibition (Harry Potter) PB