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By Thomson, Mike, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2020
Down in the basement of a bombed building in a heavily shelled area of Darayya there is a secret library. Around it, shattered buildings that were once...

By Wilson, Alison 1920-2005, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Constable, 2020
Aged 19, Alison McKelvie was a self-confessed romantic, immersed in books and poetry, and dreaming of beauty, truth and love. In 1940, whilst working...

Paperback. English.
Published Glasgow: Collins, 2019
[New edition]
The story of 60 of the most astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. The statistics, descriptions and illustrative maps fully describe of...

By Armstrong, Craig, author
Paperback. English.
Published Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Military, 2018
Newcastle was a key cog in the national war effort despite its northerly location, located on the key East Coast it played a significant military and...

By Wolff, Michael, 1953- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Little, Brown, 2019
With 'Fire and Fury', Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in 'Siege', he has written an equally essential and explosive...

By Spencer, Charles Spencer, Earl, 1964- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2018
Guided by its various twists and turns, 'To Catch a King' tells the story the manhunt for Charles II, following the rebellion that spurred his father'...

By Newman, Cathy, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2018
In this freewheeling, feminist history of modern Britain, Channel 4 journalist Cathy Newman explores the motivations of the women who played a crucial...

By Waddell, Dan, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: BBC Books, 2018
The launch of 'Who Do You Think You Are?' in 2004 ignited an extraordinary boom in family history in the UK, but in the decade since then the world of...

By Orbach, Danny, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2018
In 1933, Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany. A year later, all parties but the Nazis had been outlawed, freedom of the press was but a memory and...

By Hutchinson, Ken (Local historian), author
Paperback. English.
Published Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2018
Explore the fascinating history of Newcastle in this fully illustrated A-Z tour of the city's people and places
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