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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 Webster, Philip, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2016
An insider's account of the great political stories over the past four decades, illustrated with Peter Brookes' iconic cartoons

By Gessen, Masha
Hardback. English.
Published London: Granta, 2012
Since coming to power in 1999, Vladimir Putin has ruthlessly seized control of media, exiled or killed political rivals, and dismantled Russia's fragile...

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 Strong, Roy C
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bodley Head, 2011
Free from nationalism, chauvinism and political bias, Roy Strong offers a vision of England that is inclusive and relevant for everybody living in the...

By Oborne, Peter, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2017
The most unusual feature of Donald Trump's nationalist and populist campaign for the presidency of the USA was his obsessive use of Twitter. Like other...

By Hayes, Bill, 1961- author
Hardback. English.
Published New York: Bloomsbury, 2017
A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls 'the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected' of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of...

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...
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By Origo, Iris, 1902-1988, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Pushkin, 2017
A gripping, unpublished diary from bestselling diarist and biographer Iris Origo, covering Italy's descent into war

By Crofton, Ian, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Michael O'Mara Books Limited, 2016
From the Big Bang to the future of our planet, this book divides history into manageable but comprehensive time frames, encompassing the cosmos, the stars...