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By Smith, Harry Leslie, 1923- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Icon Books, 2014
Harry Leslie Smith was born in 1923 in Barnsley. King George V was on the throne. Stanley Baldwin was Prime Minister. There was no NHS, no welfare state...

By Bilton, Nick
Hardback. English.
Published New York: Crown Business, c2010
Both visionary and practical, this book captures the zeitgeist of an emerging age, providing the understanding of how a radically changed media world...

By Buckley, Angela, author
Hardback. English.
Published Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2014
On 6 December 1886, Arthur Foster leaves the Queen's Theatre, Manchester, with a pocket full of gold and a lady bedecked with diamonds on his arm. He...

By Johnson, Alan, 1950 May 17- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bantam Press, 2014
Born in condemned housing in West London in 1950, with no heating, no electricity and no running water, Alan Johnson did not have the easiest start in...

By Lopez, Ben
Hardback. English.
Published London: Sphere, 2011
Ben Lopez is an expert kidnap and ransom consultant who spend his life travelling the world, bartering with people who value money over life. This extraordinary...

By Cornwell, Bernard, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2014
In his first work of non-fiction, Cornwell combines his storytelling skills with a meticulously researched history to give a riveting account of every...

By Taylor, Alex, 1945-
Hardback. English.
Published New Haven, [Conn.]; London: Yale University Press, c2010
The collapse of General Motors in 2009 was, argues Taylor, the endgame in a story of decline stretching back four decades. This case study of a failing...

By Dannatt, Richard
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bantam, 2010
As Chief of the General Staff, Sir Richard Dannatt was in overall command of the British army for three years from 2006. This is his fascinating reflection...

By Bailey, Roderick, 1974-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Ebury, 2010
Exploring the actions and events that lead to the Victoria Cross being awarded, 'Forgotten Voices of the Victoria Cross' is full of heroic tales, drama...

By Sangster, Andrew, 1945-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Robert Hale, 2010
This is an account of one man's transformation from fanatical Hitler Youth member to respected British mayor which provides a portrayal of German civil...
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