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American Dervish

Hayat Shah was captivated by Mina long before he met her: his mother's beautiful, brilliant friend is a family legend. ...

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Margaret Thatcher, The Authorised Biography Volume One: Not for Turning

The first volume of Charles Moore's authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher, the longest serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century ...

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I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan

Journalist, presenter, broadcaster, husband, father, vigorous all-rounder — Alan Partridge — a man with a fascinating past and an amazing ...

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Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, And Lost, 1934-1961

Paul Hendrickson claims to have done the seemingly impossible: to present Ernest Hemingway in a whole new light. Hendrickson focuses ...

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The Lower River

Ellis Hock never believed he would ever return to Africa - to his isolated village where he was happiest. He ...

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Philida

This is what it means to be a slave: that everything is decided for you from out there. You just ...

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