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ISBN: 9780856835223 - Hardback
This book charts the author’s long journey of healing from the trauma caused by having to go into hiding as a child and having to deny that she was Jewish. Marika Henriques reveals how she was shaped and her profession determined by historical events and ultimately how she returned to her tradition and people.
ISBN: 9780856835209 - Paperback
Sue Ryder made a huge and positive difference to the lives of thousands, despite – or perhaps because of - having a character which could, at times, be as obsessive and downright difficult as it could be creative and inspiring. Brought up to help others, she committed her life to doing so.
ISBN: 9780856835179 - Hardback
The fascinating story of the Romanov princess whose family fled the Russian revolution and lived in exile, firstly in homes provided by the British Royal family. This is very much a human interest story, told with humour by a down to earth woman.
ISBN: 9780856835131 - Hardback
"... a seminal work which forces readers to reflect further on issues they had thought settled ... a powerfully argued work whose conclusions will be carefully studied by historians for many years." Vernon Bogdanor, International Affairs
ISBN: 9780856835186 - Hardback
With immigration and asylum seekers high on the agenda of governments throughout Europe, the life story of Dr Teame Mebrahtu is a timely reminder of a positive side of what has become a contentious and potentially divisive issue. It is a truly remarkable and inspiring story.
Chosen for Spring 2017 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856835124 - Hardback
This is the very human story of the Victorian writer who, in an era of startling change, gave the beleaguered individual a new perspective on his destiny by launching the self-help phenomenon.
Chosen for Summer 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION
ISBN: 9780856835063 - Paperback
Winston Churchill led the British people from the brink of utter disaster to the expectation of victory in the Second World War. This engaging poem depicts him as a hero, in traditional epic poetry style, echoing the works of Homer and Virgil.
Finalist in 2014-15 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832987 - Hardback
"Pamela Hansford Johnson is a writer whose memory fully deserves to be kept alive, and she is well served by Wendy Pollard’s admirable, sympathetic biography, which does justice both to her life and to her work." Jonathan Coe, award-winning novelist and biographer
ISBN: 9780911312850 - Hardback
"Professor Barker has done a truly distinguished job. Not only is the scholarship outstanding, but Henry George has been brought to life." Robert Clancy, Director of the Henry George School of Social Science
ISBN: 9780911312911 - Paperback
Michael Silagi's investigation proves that Henry George's impact on European social thinking is dominantly ideological, influencing so many Europeans as spur and inspiration.
Finalist in 2012-13 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832857 - Hardback
For over half a century Mary O'Hara's voice has delighted audiences all over the world and her recordings continue to sell. Her story is an inspiring tale of triumph over tragedy, helped by her deep religious faith and many friendships with other performers, recounted with warmth and humour in this updated version of her autobiography.
Finalist in 2011-12 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832826 - Hardback
'This minutely researched and closely argued tour-de-force of revisionist history ... forces us to rethink a critical aspect of the Second World War in Yugoslavia.' Sir Jeremy Isaacs.
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