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Bang! A History of Britain in the 1980s

Britain in the 1980s was a polarized nation. With the two main political parties as far apart as at any ...

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With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918

At the end of 1917 Britain and France faced a strategic nightmare. Their great offensives against Germany had been calamitous, ...

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The Art of Fielding

In The Art of Fielding, we see young men who know that their four years on the baseball diamond at ...

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Secrecy

It is Florence, 1691. The Renaissance is long gone, and the city is a dark, repressive place, where everything is ...

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Umbrella

A brother is as easily forgotten as an umbrella. James Joyce, Ulysses Recently having abandoned his RD Laing-influenced experiment in ...

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11.22.63

WHAT IF you could go back in time and change the course of history? WHAT IF the watershed moment you ...

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