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By Tharoor, Shashi, 1956- author
Book. English.
Published London: Hurst & Company, 2017
In the 18th century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold...

By Grann, David, author
Book. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
This is a masterpiece of narrative non-fiction, set around an American crime and the birth of the FBI. It is a thrilling investigative account of a forgotten...
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By Masters, Alexander, author
Book. English.
Published London: 4th Estate, 2017
In 2001, 148 tattered and mould-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a skip on a building site in Cambridge. Tens of thousands...

By Rattigan, Tommy, author
Book. English.
Published Liverpool: Sport Media, 2017
A raw and often funny 12-month snapshot of 7-year-old Tommy's brutal young life, moving us through his daily struggle with poverty and neglect in 1960s...

By Phillips, Graham, author
Book. English.
Published London: Arrow, [2013]
For 1500 years King Arthur has remained a mystery. For the first time, this title discovers the historical King Arthur, his Camelot and his final resting...

By Courtauld, Simon, 1940- author
Book. English.
Published London: Quartet, 2016
Part history, part memoir, part travelogue - a fascinating tour of the country by an author who knows its history and culture inside out. Intelligent,...

By Tindall, Gillian, author
Book. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2016
It is the largest building project in Europe today, buried deep beneath the metropolis of London. The great scheme for Crossrail, offering high-speed...

By Mitchell, Greg, 1947- author
Book. English.
Published London: Bantam Press, 2016
In the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi torture and even death to...

By Cholawo, Anne, author
Paperback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2016
Anne Cholawo was a typical 80s career girl working in a busy London advertising agency, when in 1989, holidaying in Skye, she noticed an advert for a...

By Locks, Tim, author
Book. English.
Published London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 2016
In February 2015, Tim Locks headed to Kurdistan to fight ISIS. After watching images of the Yazidi people being slaughtered, he couldnt sit back and do...