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SAS: Who Dares Wins: Leadership Secrets from the Special Forces



Britain’s SAS (Special Air Service) has an unparalleled reputation for soldiering excellence. Their skills and techniques have been perfected in the most demanding environments imaginable, but many of these can also be used in our everyday lives. This book takes situations all of us will experience during our lives and presents tactical lessons drawn from SAS training and battlefield experience. Its four authors – stars of the hit Channel 4 show SAS: Who Dares Wins – how their finely honed…

Lorenzo de Medici



Lorenzo de’ Medici was never an old man. He died in 1492 at the age of forty-three. He came to power in fifteenth-century Florence at the age of twenty. In the twenty-odd years of his rule, this banker, politician, international diplomat, free-wheeling poet and songwriter, and energetic revolutionary helped to give shape, tone, and tempo to that truly dazzling time of Western history, the Renaissance. This book, by award-winning author Charles L. Mee, Jr., recounts the remarkable life of…

Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum


‘Victorians Undone is the most original history book I have read in a long while’ Daily Mail

A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR • AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR

A groundbreaking account of what it was like to live in a Victorian body from one of our best historians.

Why did the great philosophical novelist George Eliot feel so self-conscious that her right hand was larger than her left?

Exactly what made Darwin grow that iconic beard in 1862, a good five years after his contemporaries had all…

The Choice: Embrace the possible


‘The Choice is a gift to humanity. One of those rare and eternal stories that you don’t want to end and that leave you forever changed’ DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. Over the coming months, Edith’s bravery helped her sister to survive, and led to her bunkmates rescuing her during a death march. When their camp was…

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy


The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. What followed them was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war, at times as savage as anything seen on the Eastern Front. As casualties mounted, so too did the tensions between the principal commanders on both sides. Meanwhile, French civilians caught in the middle of these battlefields or under Allied bombing endured…

Fire and Fury


Fire And Fury: Inside The White House by Michael Wolff (Hardback)

With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, award winning author, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time.

The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous – and absolutely mesmerising. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man…

The Times Complete History of the World (Times Atlases)



The Times Atlas of World History, first published in 1978, was conceived as an authoritative history of the world in maps, pictures and text that would avoid a too Eurocentric approach and reflect history as a process, from human origins to the present. The renamed atlas maintains its high standards of clarity and accuracy while responding to recent events: this ninth edition has new material on China, Russia and the Middle East and new emphasis on issues such as religious fundamentalism and…