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  • The Autists: women on the spectrum by Clara Törnvall

    The Autists: women on the spectrum by Clara Törnvall

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    An incisive and deeply candid account that explores autistic women in culture, myth, and society through the prism of the author's own diagnosis. Until the 1980s, autism was regarded as a condition found mostly in boys. Even in our time, autistic girls...
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  • Botanic Gardens of the World: Tales of extraordinary plants, botanical history and scientific discovery by Deborah Trentham 9781529428094

    Botanic Gardens of the World: Tales of extraordinary plants, botanical history and scientific discovery by Deborah Trentham 9781529428094

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    Selected as one of the Sunday Times best gardening books of 2023Discover the lavish beauty and fascinating history of the 40 most important and inspiring botanic gardens from across the globe.From the Renaissance gardens of Italy to the futuristic...
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  • Uprooted: How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight by Lyn Julius 9781910383667

    Uprooted: How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight by Lyn Julius 9781910383667

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781910383667Author Lyn JuliusFormat PaperbackPage Count 360Imprint Vallentine Mitchell & Co LtdPublisher Vallentine Mitchell & Co Ltd
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  • A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them by Timothy Egan

    A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them by Timothy Egan

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780735225268Author Timothy EganFormat HardbackPage Count 432Imprint Prentice Hall PressPublisher Prentice Hall Press
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  • The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians by Janice Hadlow

    The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians by Janice Hadlow

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    An intensely moving account of George III's doomed attempt to create a happy, harmonious family, written with astonishing emotional force by a stunning new history writer. George III came to the throne in 1760 as a man with a mission. He was...
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  • New York: An Illustrated History by Ric Burns

    New York: An Illustrated History by Ric Burns

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780593534144Author Ric BurnsFormat HardbackPage Count 736Imprint Random House IncPublisher Random House USA Inc
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  • A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages by Martyn Whittock

    A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages by Martyn Whittock

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    Using wide-ranging evidence, Martyn Whittock shines a light on Britain in the Middle Ages, bringing it vividly to life in this fascinating new portrait that brings together the everyday and the extraordinary.Thus we glimpse 11th-century rural society...
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  • Discovering Gilgamesh: Geology, Narrative and the Historical Sublime in Victorian Culture by Vybarr Cregan-Reid 9780719090516

    Discovering Gilgamesh: Geology, Narrative and the Historical Sublime in Victorian Culture by Vybarr Cregan-Reid 9780719090516

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    In 1872, a young archaeologist at the British Museum made a tremendous discovery. While he was working his way through a Mesopotamian 'slush pile', George Smith, a self-taught expert in ancient languages, happened upon a Babylonian version of Noah's...
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  • Sad Little Men: Private Schools and the Ruin of England by Richard Beard

    Sad Little Men: Private Schools and the Ruin of England by Richard Beard

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    'Read this book' Alastair Campbell'A really wonderful book' Nigella Lawson via TwitterIn 1975 Richard Beard was sent away to boarding school. So were Boris Johnson and David Cameron.He didn't enjoy it. But the first and most important lesson was not to...
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  • The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich

    The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich

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    'A must read' - Margaret Atwood'It would be hard to find a book that feels more important or original' - Viv Groskop, ObserverExtraordinary stories from Soviet women who fought in the Second World War - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in...
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  • Satan Came to Eden: A Survivor's Account of the "Galapagos Affair" by Joseph L Troise 9781497424326

    Satan Came to Eden: A Survivor's Account of the "Galapagos Affair" by Joseph L Troise 9781497424326

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781497424326Author Joseph L TroiseFormat PaperbackPage Count 310Imprint Createspace Independent Publishing PlatformPublisher Createspace Independent...
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  • The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Graeber

    The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Graeber

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    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND BBC HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEARFINALIST FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2022'Pacey and potentially revolutionary' Sunday Times 'Iconoclastic and irreverent ... an exhilarating read'...
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  • The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

    The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

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    THE MULTI AWARD-WINNING #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Gripping' NEW YORK TIMES'At last, the Ripper's victims get a voice... An eloquent, stirring challenge to reject the prevailing Ripper myth' MAIL ON SUNDAY____________Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine...
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  • Melting Point: Family, Memory and the Search for a Promised Land: A groundbreaking family history for fans of Edmund de Waal and Philippe Sands by Rachel Cockerell 9781035408917

    Melting Point: Family, Memory and the Search for a Promised Land: A groundbreaking family history for fans of Edmund de Waal and Philippe Sands by Rachel Cockerell 9781035408917

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    'A truly radical book; radical in subject, radical in form. For the most tragic reasons, it could not feel more immediate; and yet it's a fluid, fast-paced, hugely enjoyable and engaging read.' - Andrew Marr''Unforgettable... Non fiction will be...
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  • Shadows Of The Workhouse: The Drama Of Life In Postwar London by Jennifer Worth

    Shadows Of The Workhouse: The Drama Of Life In Postwar London by Jennifer Worth

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    A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No.1 bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV series.In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s tells...
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  • Wanderers in the New Forest by Juliette de Bairacli Levy 9781915068187

    Wanderers in the New Forest by Juliette de Bairacli Levy 9781915068187

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    Known as the 'grandmother of herbalism', Juliette de Bairacli Levy travelled throughout Europe and North America in pursuit of her passion for herbs and holistic medicine, living mostly in rural places whose nomadic communities helped expand her...
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  • 24 Hours by Richard Williams 9781398517226

    24 Hours by Richard Williams 9781398517226

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    Award-winning writer Richard Williams tells the remarkable story of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of the world's most iconic motorsports events, which celebrates its centenary in 2023. The event was created by a group of Frenchmen in 1923 and remains...
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  • The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings by Neil Price

    The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings by Neil Price

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    A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'As brilliant a history of the Vikings as one could possibly hope to read' Tom HollandThe 'Viking Age' is traditionally held to begin in June 793 when Scandinavian raiders attacked the monastery of Lindisfarne in Northumbria, and...
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  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

    The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

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    I looked around and people's faces were distorted...lights were flashing everywhere...the screen at the end of the room had three or four different films on it at once, and the strobe light was flashing faster than it had been...the band was playing but...
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  • Veni, Vidi, Vici: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Romans but were afraid to ask by Peter Jones

    Veni, Vidi, Vici: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Romans but were afraid to ask by Peter Jones

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    The Romans left a long-lasting legacy and their influence can still be seen all around us - from our calendar and coins, to our language and laws - but how much do we really know about them? Help is at hand in the form of Veni, Vidi, Vici, which tells...
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  • A Short History of Flowers: The stories that make our gardens by Advolly Richmond 9780711282223

    A Short History of Flowers: The stories that make our gardens by Advolly Richmond 9780711282223

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    Garden and social historian Advolly Richmond (of Gardener's World) unravels the surprising histories of 60 flowers that shape our gardens. Have you ever wondered where your favourite garden flowers came from? Where their names derived? Or why some...
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  • State of Emergency: The Way We Were: Britain, 1970-1974 by Dominic Sandbrook

    State of Emergency: The Way We Were: Britain, 1970-1974 by Dominic Sandbrook

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    State of Emergency : Britain 1970-74 is a brilliant history of the gaudy, schizophrenic atmosphere of the early Seventies. The early 1970s were the age of gloom and glam. Under Edward Heath, the optimism of the Sixties had become a distant memory. Now...
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  • Goodbye Eastern Europe: An Intimate History of a Divided Land by Jacob Mikanowski 9780861547326

    Goodbye Eastern Europe: An Intimate History of a Divided Land by Jacob Mikanowski 9780861547326

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    An epic history of the 'other' Europe, a place of conflict and coexistence, of faith and folklore. 'Do not rush to bid farewell to eastern Europe until reading this book. Meticulously researched and beautifully written, this very personal story of the...
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  • The Abolition of Britain by Peter Hitchens

    The Abolition of Britain by Peter Hitchens

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    How do you tell that a country has died? In this devastating, pessimistic, though critically-timed revised edition of his classic book, Peter Hitchens describes and regrets the abolition of Britain. In the years since Peter Hitchens first wrote The...
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  • Rites of Passage: Death and Mourning in Victorian Britain by Judith Flanders 9781509816972

    Rites of Passage: Death and Mourning in Victorian Britain by Judith Flanders 9781509816972

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    'Nobody knows more about everyday life in Victorian Britain than Judith Flanders' - Douglas Robert-Fairhurst, author of Metamorphosis and The Turning PointIn Rites of Passage, acclaimed historian Judith Flanders deconstructs the intricate, fascinating,...
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  • Populus: Living and Dying in the Wealth, Smoke and Din of Ancient Rome by Guy de la Bédoyère 9781408715154

    Populus: Living and Dying in the Wealth, Smoke and Din of Ancient Rome by Guy de la Bédoyère 9781408715154

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    A Time Travellers Guide to Ancient Rome - by one of the best historians of the ancient worldLiving in ancient Rome was superbly and vividly recorded by Rome's historians, philosophers, and poets who were acutely aware of the seething and voluptuous...
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  • England's Gardens: A Modern History by Stephen Parker

    England's Gardens: A Modern History by Stephen Parker

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    We may all feel we know what an "English" garden is, but do we really? England's Gardens offers a holistic, modern-day tour and an update on the history of some of the most iconic, enduring, and influential gardens across the country.A fresh take on a...
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  • The Day the World Came to Town Updated Edition: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede

    The Day the World Came to Town Updated Edition: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede

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    The True Story Behind the Events on 9/11 that Inspired Broadway's Smash Hit Musical Come from Away, Featuring All New Material from the AuthorWhen 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by...
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  • James and John: A True Story of Prejudice and Murder by Chris Bryant 9781526644978

    James and John: A True Story of Prejudice and Murder by Chris Bryant 9781526644978

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    *A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week* 'Carefully observed, rich in detail, imaginative, compassionate and angry. A raw, unexpected portrait of Britain's grandeur, wealth, energy, cruelty and hypocrisy in the age of liberalism' RORY STEWART 'A shocking story...
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  • Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution by Tania Branigan 9781783352661

    Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution by Tania Branigan 9781783352661

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    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2023WINNER OF THE CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE 2023SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH ACADEMY PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2023A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARA BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKAn indelible exploration of...
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  • A Small Town in Ukraine: The place we came from, the place we went back to by Bernard Wasserstein 9781802061406

    A Small Town in Ukraine: The place we came from, the place we went back to by Bernard Wasserstein 9781802061406

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    'A fine and deeply affecting work of history and memoir' Philippe SandsDecades ago, the historian Bernard Wasserstein set out to uncover the hidden past of the town forty miles west of Lviv where his family originated: Krakowiec (Krah-KOV-yets). In...
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  • The World According to Colour: A Cultural History by James Fox

    The World According to Colour: A Cultural History by James Fox

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    'Extraordinary. An intellectual feast as well as a visual one'Edmund de Waal, author of The Hare with Amber EyesThe world comes to us in colour. But colour lives as much in our imaginations as it does in our surroundings, as this scintillating book...
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  • Debt: The First 5000 Years by David Graeber

    Debt: The First 5000 Years by David Graeber

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781612194196Author David GraeberFormat PaperbackPage Count 548Imprint Melville House PublishingPublisher Melville House PublishingWeight(grams) 540g
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  • Our Moon: A Human History by Rebecca Boyle 9781529342789

    Our Moon: A Human History by Rebecca Boyle 9781529342789

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    'Passionate and absorbing'SUNDAY TIMES'I learned more about the Moon by reading this book than after a lifetime of study'CHRIS HADFIELD, author of An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth'Superb: as much a feat of imagination as it is a work of...
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  • Dweller in Shadows: A Life of Ivor Gurney by Kate Kennedy 9780691218557

    Dweller in Shadows: A Life of Ivor Gurney by Kate Kennedy 9780691218557

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    The first comprehensive biography of an extraordinary English poet and composer whose life was haunted by fighting in the First World War and, later, confinement in a mental asylumIvor Gurney (1890-1937) wrote some of the most anthologized poems of the...
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  • Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 by Dominic Sandbrook

    Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 by Dominic Sandbrook

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    Dominic Sandbrook's magnificent account of the late 1970s in Britain The late 1970s were Britain's years of strife and the good life. They saw inflation, riots, the peak of trade union power - and also the birth of home computers, the rise of the ready...
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  • The Wild Men: The Remarkable Story of Britain's First Labour Government by David Torrance 9781399411431

    The Wild Men: The Remarkable Story of Britain's First Labour Government by David Torrance 9781399411431

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    'Thoroughly researched... brings superbly to life figures whom history should not have forgotten.' - Simon Heffer, Daily Telegraph 'A highly readable, enjoyable and informative book.' - John McTernan, Financial Times 'A meticulously researched...
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  • The Walnut Tree: Women, Violence and the Law – A Hidden History by Kate Morgan 9780008559571

    The Walnut Tree: Women, Violence and the Law – A Hidden History by Kate Morgan 9780008559571

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    'Compulsively readable' - Times Literary Supplement 'An outstanding work' - Philippa Gregory 'A powerful narrative told with frankness and sensitivity' Helen Fry, historian and author of Women...
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  • Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience by Shaun Usher

    Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience by Shaun Usher

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    Letters of Note, the book based on the beloved website of the same name, became an instant classic on publication in 2013, selling hundreds of thousands of copies. This new edition sees the collection of the world's most entertaining, inspiring and...
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  • Medieval Horizons: Why the Middle Ages Matter by Ian Mortimer 9781529920802

    Medieval Horizons: Why the Middle Ages Matter by Ian Mortimer 9781529920802

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    The essential introduction to the Middle Ages by the bestselling author of The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval EnglandWe tend to think of the Middle Ages as a dark, backward and unchanging time characterised by violence, ignorance and superstition. By...
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