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Gandhi: A Life

by Yogesh Chadha

The Internationally Acclaimed Biography of One of History's Monumental Figures Gandhi: A Life The first biography of this important figure in over twenty years, Gandhi: A Life rescues the man from the myth,...


Denmark Vesey: The Buried Story of America's Largest Slave Rebellion and the Man Who Led It

by David M. Robertson

In a remarkable feat of historical detective work, David Robertson illuminates the shadowy figure who planned a slave rebellion so daring that, if successful, it might have changed the face of the antebellum...


Chanakya

by Deepa Agarwal

‘I, Chanakya, vow not to bind my hair until I have unseated you from the throne of Magadha.’ When learned Brahmin Vishnugupta is humiliated by arrogant king Dhana Nanda in a public gathering, he swears revenge....


Mother India

by Pranay Gupte

Mother India is the fascinating story of independent India's most complex GUPTE political figure: Indira Gandhi, the enigmatic and solitary daughter of the country's first prime minister, who rose to become...


Anne Frank

by Francine Prose

In June 1942, Anne Frank received a red-and-white- checked diary for her thirteenth birthday, just weeks before she and her family went into hiding in an Amsterdam attic to escape the Nazis. For two years, with...


Abu Hanifah: His Life, Legal Method & Legacy

by Mohammed Akram Nadwi

Study the life and legacy of one of the greatest pioneers in the history of Islamic law


My Prison, My Home

by Haleh Esfandiari

At the Ministry of Intelligence in Tehran, a man in a checkered shirt sits down in an easy chair. He removes several documents from his pocket and hands one to Haleh Esfandiari, a sixty-seven-year-old Iranian...


From Churchill's War Rooms: Letters of a Secretary 1943-45

by Joanna Moody

This period saw some of the most important events of the Second World War, and few were fully aware of the decisions that were to affect the outcome of a global conflict. Yet a young wartime secretary, Olive...


Walsingham: Elizabethan Spymaster and Statesman

by Alan Haynes

For the greater part of her reign, Elizabeth I had three very gifted, and very different men to support her. One of these was the haunted intellectual, Sir Francis Walsingham. During the brief reign of Queen...


Cash for Honours: The Story of Maundy Gregory

by Andrew Cook

This book reveals the true story of Maundy Gregory, the man responsible for 'An Insult to the Crown'. It reveals the names of the individuals who purchased titles and influence from Lloyd George. Gregory's unearthed...


The Girl Who Loved Camellias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis

by Julie Kavanagh

From the author of Nureyev, the definitive biography of the celebrated Russian dancer, now comes the astonishing and unknown story of Marie Duplessis, the courtesan who inspired Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel...


The Road to Woodstock

by Michael Lang

August 15, 1969. Richie Havens, the first act of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, takes the stage and welcomes a crowd of several hundred thousand to the green fields of Max Yasgur's farm—which is quickly...


Until Death Do Us Part

by Ingrid Betancourt

Ingrid Betancourt, a senator and a presidential candidate in Colombia, grew up among diplomats, literati, and artists who congregated at her parents' elegant home in Paris, France. Her father served as Colombia's...


In My Blood

by John Sedgwick

While working on his second novel, John Sedgwick spiraled into a depression so profound that it very nearly resulted in suicide. An author acclaimed for his intimate literary excursions into the rarified, moneyed...


The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England¿s Most Notorious Queen

by Susan Bordo

A ground-breaking retelling and reclaiming of Anne Boleyn’s life and legacy from a preeminent cultural thinker puts old questions to rest and raises some surprising new ones.


The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Tragedy

by Leanda De Lisle

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Mary, Katherine, and Jane Grey–sisters whose mere existence nearly toppled a kingdom and altered a nation’s destiny–are the captivating subjects of Leanda de Lisle’s new book....


Rab: The Life of R.A. Butler

by Anthony Howard

Richard Austin Butler remains the great enigma of post-war British politics. Independent, indiscreet and never anything but irreverent, Butler commanded the respect of both sides of the Commons and would have...


The Private Lives of Winston Churchill

by John Pearson

He was a lion of a man who helped shape the course of this century with his relentless ambition and fierce political instincts. Few have matched Winston Churchill's cunning or force of will. Few have seen the...


Painfully Rich: J. Paul Getty and His Heirs

by John Pearson

Oil tycoon J. Paul Gerry created the greatest fortune in America - and came close to destroying his own family in the process. Of his four sons who reached manhood, only one survived relatively unscathed. One...


Facades: Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell

by John Pearson

Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell were the children of possibly the most selfish and

mismatched couple in the annals of the British aristocracy. They became in the 1920s, in

Cyril Connolly's words, 'a dazzling...