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By Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013, author
Hardback. English.
Published New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2018
Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African...

By Livingstone, Natalie, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hutchinson, 2015
Sex, money, power, politics, and property - this book tells the extraordinary story of how five women used their home to influence British society

By Mishra, Pankaj, author
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Allen Lane, 2017
How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American 'shooters' and ISIS...

By Beard, Mary, 1955- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
Kenneth Clark's 1969 BBC series Civilisation is perhaps the most celebrated documentary series ever made, except that it was entirely of its time: patrician...

By Manners, Jamie, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Michael O'Mara Books Limited, 2015
Among the great cities of the world, London's inimitable character is striking. Unconstrained by a house style and strict planning, it has thrived, with...

By Grann, David, author
Hardback. 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...

By Dalrymple, William, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2013
In the spring of 1839 British forces invaded Afghanistan for the first time, re-establishing Shah Shuja on the throne and ushering in a period of conflict...

By Preston, John, 1953- author
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Viking, 2016
In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time that a leading British politician...

By Olusoga, David, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
Kenneth Clark's 1969 BBC series 'Civilisation' (note the singular) is perhaps the most celebrated documentary series ever made, except that it was entirely...

By Foreman, Amanda, 1968-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2011
An account of the stories and sacrifices of many British men and women who fought on both sides in the American Civil War
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