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Living a Political Life

by Madeleine May Kunin

The first time Madeleine M. Kunin ran for office it was because she thought there ought to be more women in politics. In time she fulfilled that belief by becoming the first woman governor of Vermont. Throughout...


DC Confidential

by Christopher Meyer

Christopher Meyer was Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2003, during which time he was an eyewitness to and participant in the events following 9/11 and the preparations for the Iraq war. Never before...


The Blair Years: The Alastair Campbell Diaries

by Alastair Campbell

A revelatory account of Tony Blair’s tumultuous leadership, The Blair Years gathers extracts from the diaries of the man who knew him best: Alastair Campbell—Blair’s spokesman from 1994 to 2003, his press...


GOH KENG SWEE: A PUBLIC CAREER REMEMBERED: A Public Career Remembered

by BARRY DESKER & CHONG GUAN KWA

Dr Goh Keng Swee was Singapore's first Minister for Finance from 1959 to 1965 who initiated Singapore's first industrial estate now known as Jurong Town. He was also the first and longest serving Defence Minister...


Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

by Lincoln Alexander & Herb Shoveller

The inspiring story of Lincoln Alexander, whose exemplary life has involved military service, a successful political career, a thriving law practice, and vocal advocacy.


The Importance of Being Awkward: The Autobiography of Tam Dalyell

by Tam Dalyell

When veteran Labour MP Tam Dalyell retired as Father of the House in 2005, the Commons lost not only one of its most colourful and outspoken politicians, but also one of its most deeply principled members. In...


Diaries Volume Three

by Alastair Campbell

POWER AND RESPONSIBILITY is the third volume of Alastair Campbell's unique daily account of life at the centre of the Blair government. It begins amid conflict in Kosovo, and ends on September 11, 2001, a day...


This Way to the Revolution: A Memoir

by Erin Pizzey

First full biography of an international figure, recently in the news after her successful libel case against Andrew Marry, who described her as a terrorist in The Making of Modern Britain

Internationally famous...


Signing Their Rights Away

by Denise Kiernan & Joseph D'Agnese

Unfold Book Jacket for a Full-Color Reproduction of the U.S. Constitution

With their book Signing Their Lives Away, Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese introduced readers to the 56 statesmen (and occasional...


Mayor: An Autobiography

by Edward I. Koch

The controversial ex-mayor of New York speaks out on his years in office, the people, and the policies of "the Big Apple".


Life of the Party

by Lisa Baron

Behind our political leaders-yes, even the "moral" ones-is an army of young, horny, professional staffers scrapping it out. Lisa Baron should know-she used to be one of them. With the unerring candor of George...


Years of Renewal: The Concluding Volume of His Classic Memoirs

by Henry Kissinger

Perhaps the best-known American diplomatist of the twentieth century, Henry Kissinger is a major figure in world history, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and arguably one of the most brilliant minds ever placed...


Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator

by Joan Druett

The remarkable story of Tupaia, Captain Cook's Polynesian navigator. Winner of NZ Post 2012 Best General Non-fiction Book Award. 'We are often told what great navigators ancient Polynesians were but we've seldom...


Potomac Fever: A Memoir of Politics and Public Service

by William Middendorf

After a highly successful career in investment banking with his own firm and a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, J. William Middendorf became restive and looked for new challenges. Having “learned how to...


Sir Robert Peel

by Norman Gash

Norman Gash’s magnificent two-volume life of Sir Robert Peel – Mr Secretary Peel (1961) and Sir Robert Peel (1972) – is the standard work on the great statesman, and is widely considered one of the great...


The Smart

by Sarah Bakewell

'Sarah Bakewell has written a scholarly biography that reads like a detective novel with a historical setting ... full of sharp pen-portraits, lively asides and quirky details ... every bit as colourful and...


Speaking Out: A Congressman's Lifelong Fight Against Bigotry, Famine, and War

by Paul Findley & Helen Thomas

In his 22 years as an Illinois congressman and in the years since he left office, Paul Findley has fought to eradicate famine, end wars, and eliminate bigotry in U.S. foreign policy. This sweeping political...


Eden

by D R Thorpe

Anthony Eden, who served as both Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister, was one of the central political figures of the twentieth century. He had good looks, charm, a Military Cross from the Great War, an Oxford...


Notes From the Blockade

by Lidiya Ginzburg

The 900-day siege of Lenningrad (1941-440 was one of the turning points of the Second World War. It slowed down the German advance into Russia and became a national symbol of survival and resistance. From her...


Miss Angel

by Angelica Goodden

A word was coined to describe the condition of people stricken with a new kind of fever when the Swiss-born artist Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) came to London in 1766. 'The whole world', it was said, 'is Angelicamad.'...