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Clarissa Eden: A Memoir - From Churchill To Eden

by Clarissa Eden & Cate Haste

A Memoir by Clarissa Eden, born a Churchill and a Prime Minister's wife at the age of 34.

In 1955, at the astonishingly young age of 34, Clarissa Eden entered No. 10 Downing Street as the wife of the new Prime...


Margaret & Gough: The Love Story That Shaped a Nation

by Susan Mitchell

The Whitlams' wasn't just a love story - it was a dynamic and enduring partnership that shaped our nation.

This is the compelling story of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, his wife Margaret and their 70-year...


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...


The Course of My Life

by Edward Heath

The Course of My Life is not only the autobiography of one of the most distinguished figures of modern times, but a revealing panoply of twentieth-century political, international and social history. Born in...


Baldwin

by Roy Jenkins

First published in 1984, this is the first biography of Stanley Baldwin for more than ten years, although there had been four in the preceding decade. This is strange, for Baldwin has recently begun to swim...


Mr Balfour's Poodle

by Roy Jenkins

Jenkins' account of the constitutional struggle between the Liberal government of the early twentieth century and the House of Lords. The battle started with the introduction of the People's Budget of 1909 and...


Asquith

by Roy Jenkins

First published in 1964, Asquith was one of the most crucial and controversial of modern Prime Ministers. He was opposed with a bitterness and a violence that English politicians have not subsequently known,...


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...


Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left

by Susan Braudy

When Kathy Boudin was arrested in 1981 after a botched armed robbery and shootout that left a Brinks guard and two policemen dead, she ended a decade living underground as part of the radical Weathermen underground;...


On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller

by Richard Norton Smith

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, BOOKLIST, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS • From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one...


Beaten But Not Defeated: Siegfried Moos - A German anti-Nazi who settled in Britain

by Merilyn Moos

Siegi Moos, an anti-Nazi and active member of the German Communist Party, escaped Germany in 1933 and, exiled in Britain, sought another route to the transformation of capitalism. This biography charts Siegi’s...


The Battlefield of Ontario Politics: An Autobiography

by Greg Sorbara

Greg Sorbara has enjoyed one of the most successful careers of any Ontario politician. He was appointed minister of finance by Premier Dalton McGuinty in 2003, and served as campaign chair for the Liberals'...


Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies

by Patrice Dutil & Roger Hall

Here are fifteen fresh interpretations of Canada's founding Prime Minister, published for the occasion of the bicentennial of his birth in 1815. Well researched and crisply written by recognized scholars and...


POLITICS OF THE IMAGINATION: The Life, Work and Ideas of Charles Fort, Introduction by John Keel

by Colin Bennett

A great American crank, in the best sense of the word, Charles Hoy Fort (1874-1932) spent his life hunting down reports of "anomalous phenomena"-"damned" events such rains of frogs, cattle mutilations, and UFO...


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...


Outpost: A Diplomat at Work

by Christopher R. Hill

A “candid, behind-the-scenes” (The Dallas Morning News) memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who—in his career of service to the country—was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts...


Rasputin: A Short Life

by Frances Welch

Told with humor, intrigue, and a shrewd eye for detail, this riveting short biography sheds much-needed light on the life of nineteenth-century Russian icon Grigory Rasputin.

Grigory Rasputin, a Siberian peasant...


A Journey through Governance: A Public Servant's Experience Under Six Presidents

by William A. Morrill & John Long

A Journey through Governance: A Public Servant's Experience under Six Presidents is a memoir revealing how the United States government works behind closed doors, through the eyes of a public servant who spent...


Mexican Political Biographies, 1935-2009: Fourth Edition

by Roderic Ai Camp

This fourth edition of Roderic Camp's highly respected Mexican Political Biographies is an updated comprehensive biographical directory of leading state and national politicians in Mexico, covering the years...


The Quiet Man

by John H. Sununu

In this major reassessment of George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, his former Chief of Staff offers a long overdue appreciation of the man and his universally underrated and misunderstood...