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The Spy Who Got Away by David Wise (Author and Political Analyst)

The Spy Who Got Away by David Wise (Author and Political Analyst)

David Wise (Author and Political Analyst)
Milena by Margarete Buber-Neumann

Milena by Margarete Buber-Neumann

Margarete Buber-Neumann
Communism by Edited by Ferdinand Mount

Communism by Edited by Ferdinand Mount

Edited by Ferdinand Mount
Harold Wilson by Ben Pimlott

Harold Wilson by Ben Pimlott

Ben Pimlott's biography of Hugh Dalton won the Whitbread Prize, now the author turns his attention to Harold Wilson. The book combines scholarship and...

Heidegger: A Political Life by Hugo Ott

Heidegger: A Political Life by Hugo Ott

As well as being influential both in Europe and America in terms of his philosophical thinking, Heidegger is a figure whose political sympathies have ...

Thatcher's People by John Ranelagh

Thatcher's People by John Ranelagh

There have been many books about Margaret Thatcher asnd Thatcherism, and no doubt there will be many more. Though this book contains new insights into...

Landslide: Unmaking of the President, 1984-88 by Jane Mayer

Landslide: Unmaking of the President, 1984-88 by Jane Mayer

This is an expose of the last four years of Ronald Reagan's presidency, which studies internal rivalries and dissension within the White House. It pro...

A Sparrow's Flight by Q. Hogg

A Sparrow's Flight by Q. Hogg

Lord Hailsham is best known for his long service as Lord Chancellor. In his memoir, he reflects on the nature of that office and on what he achieved d...

Perestroika: Our Hopes for Our Country and Our World by M.S. Gorbachev

Perestroika: Our Hopes for Our Country and Our World by M.S. Gorbachev

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The Power Game: How Washington Works by Hedrick Smith

The Power Game: How Washington Works by Hedrick Smith

Revealing how the American game of governing is played in the 1980s, this book is full of anecdotes, portraits and penetrating analysis which explains...

Inside Intelligence by Anthony Cavendish

Inside Intelligence by Anthony Cavendish

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The Spy Who Got Away by David Wise (Author and Political Analyst)

The Spy Who Got Away by David Wise (Author and Political Analyst)

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Franco: A Biography by Paul Preston

Franco: A Biography by Paul Preston

Generalissimo Francisco Franco, the Caudillo of Spain from the Nationalists' brutal, Fascist-sponsored victory over the Republican government in the S...

Sydney Smith: A Biography by Peter Virgin

Sydney Smith: A Biography by Peter Virgin

A clergyman, Sydney Smith founded the Edinburgh Review, the first of the major 19th-century periodicals; the most famous diner-out of his day, he ca...

Shining Path: World's Deadliest Revolutionary Force by Simon Strong

Shining Path: World's Deadliest Revolutionary Force by Simon Strong

Peru is being brought to its knees. 500 years after the Spanish conquest, a dark ideological zealotry is threatening to demolish every vestige of the ...

Kill the Messenger by Bernard Ingham

Kill the Messenger by Bernard Ingham

This account of the Thatcher years is seen through the eyes of her Chief Press Secretary, Bernard Ingham. His tenure of office was marked by controver...

Undiscovered Ends: An Autobiography by Bruce Kent

Undiscovered Ends: An Autobiography by Bruce Kent

For the duration of the 1980s and earlier, Bruce Kent has been one of Britain's most outspoken and celebrated peace campaigners. As Chair, and latterl...

On the Constitution by Q. Hogg

On the Constitution by Q. Hogg

After the publication of his autobiography A Sparrow's Flight, the author of this book takes a thoughtful look at some of the important issues facin...

Another Heart and Other Pulses by Michael Foot

Another Heart and Other Pulses by Michael Foot

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The Mask of Treachery: Anthony Blunt - The Most Dangerous Spy in History by John Costello

The Mask of Treachery: Anthony Blunt - The Most Dangerous Spy in History by John Costello

Exploding the myths that surround Anthony Blunt this book reveals that he was not the fourth man but the first: the managing director of a network o...

Reflect on Things Past by Lord Carrington

Reflect on Things Past by Lord Carrington

Lord Carrington, Secretary General of NATO, presents here his memoirs, giving details of his career and the many people with whom he has had dealings....

Theodore Rex: 1901-1909 by Edmund Morris

Theodore Rex: 1901-1909 by Edmund Morris

The first volume of Edmund Morris's biography of Theodore Roosevelt won the Pulitzer Prize. This second volume covers Roosevelt's years as American Pr...

Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan by Edmund Morris

Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan by Edmund Morris

Poor dear. There's nothing between his ears.. So Margaret Thatcher described Ronald Reagan. But the Iron Lady, when in the poor dear's presence, g...

Demanding the Impossible: History of Anarchism by Peter H. Marshall

Demanding the Impossible: History of Anarchism by Peter H. Marshall

Anarchism is a philosophical and political creed which many individuals have subscribed to over the centuries, and for which many have been persecuted...

Hope Dies Last: The Autobiography of Alexander Dubcek by Alexander Dubcek

Hope Dies Last: The Autobiography of Alexander Dubcek by Alexander Dubcek

This is the autobiography of Alexander Dubcek as well as an account of Czechoslovakia's journey towards freedom. Unanimously elected chairman of the f...

Death Plus Ten Years by Roger Cooper

Death Plus Ten Years by Roger Cooper

When Roger Cooper was released in April 1991 from Evin prison in Tehran, he had spent more than 5 years undergoing intensive interrogation and frequen...

After the Nation-state: Citizens, Tribalism and the New World Disorder by Mathew Horsman

After the Nation-state: Citizens, Tribalism and the New World Disorder by Mathew Horsman

Traces the genesis of the nation-state, its rise as a form of organization and its expansion from Europe to the new nations of America, Asia and Afric...

Free Agent: The Unseen War, 1941-91 by Brian Crozier

Free Agent: The Unseen War, 1941-91 by Brian Crozier

Behind the Cold War an unseen war was waged for half a century, between the secret services of East and West. By definition, this other war was invisi...

Between Marx and Muhammad: Changing Face of Central Asia by Dilip Hiro

Between Marx and Muhammad: Changing Face of Central Asia by Dilip Hiro

The Great Game in the 19th century was the battle between Russia and Britain for influence in Central Asia and for control of the land-routes to Ind...

Unlucky Deeds: Life and Times of Charles J. Haughey by Bruce Arnold

Unlucky Deeds: Life and Times of Charles J. Haughey by Bruce Arnold

Charles Haughey's political career has spanned the past 35 years of Irish politics and has been controversial throughout much of that time. He rose qu...

Scargill: The Unauthorised Biography by Paul Routledge

Scargill: The Unauthorised Biography by Paul Routledge

No history of post-war Britain's industrial and political troubles would be complete without discussion of Arthur Scargill. The darling of the hard Le...

Trotsky: The Eternal Revolutionary by Dmitri Volkogonov

Trotsky: The Eternal Revolutionary by Dmitri Volkogonov

This is a biography of Leon Trotsky, a dominating figure of the Russian Revolution. He was largely responsible for building the Red Army, and advocate...

Madam Speaker: The Life of Betty Boothroyd by Paul Routledge

Madam Speaker: The Life of Betty Boothroyd by Paul Routledge

This biography traces Betty Boothroyd's humble beginnings as the only child of an impoverished textile-working couple in the Pennine town of Dewsbury,...

The View from the Kremlin: The President's Journal, 1991-93 by B.N. El'tsin

The View from the Kremlin: The President's Journal, 1991-93 by B.N. El'tsin

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Isaiah Berlin by John Gray

Isaiah Berlin by John Gray

In this critical introduction to the works and ideas of Isaiah Berlin, the author pays special attention to Berlin's political thinking, but brings ou...

Beyond the Front Line: The Untold Exploits of Britain's Most Daring Cold War Spy Mission by Tony Geraghty

Beyond the Front Line: The Untold Exploits of Britain's Most Daring Cold War Spy Mission by Tony Geraghty

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The Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-Revolutionary France by Robert Darnton

The Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-Revolutionary France by Robert Darnton

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Indira: The Life of Indira Gandhi by Katherine Frank

Indira: The Life of Indira Gandhi by Katherine Frank

Indira Gandhi's life, from her birth in 1917 through partition and up to her assassination in 1984, was dominated by the politics of her country. Alwa...

The Cunning of Unreason: Making Sense of Politics by John Dunn

The Cunning of Unreason: Making Sense of Politics by John Dunn

Britain's greatest political historian and scientist shows HOW politics works. Wittily and clearly written, this unique book is the best introduction ...

John Hume: A Biography by Paul Routledge

John Hume: A Biography by Paul Routledge

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Weinstock: The Life and Times of Britain's Premier Industrialist by Alex Brummer

Weinstock: The Life and Times of Britain's Premier Industrialist by Alex Brummer

As managing director of GEC since 1963, Lord Weinstock has not only steered the company successfully through financial and industrial turbulence to ma...

Orchestrating Europe: The Informal Politics of the European Union, 1943-95 by Keith Middlemas

Orchestrating Europe: The Informal Politics of the European Union, 1943-95 by Keith Middlemas

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The Crown Jewels: British Secrets at the Heart of the KGB's Archives by Nigel West

The Crown Jewels: British Secrets at the Heart of the KGB's Archives by Nigel West

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Boris Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life by Leon Aron

Boris Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life by Leon Aron

The definitive -- and gripping -- biography of a remarkable statesman.* This book is a revelation. The Boris Yeltsin that emerges from its pages is ...

John Major: The Autobiography by John Major

John Major: The Autobiography by John Major

Major's early life was extraordinary; his rise through Parliament meteoric. Soon a favourite of Margaret Thatcher, he became Foreign Secretary and the...

The Lexus and the Olive Tree by Thomas L. Friedman

The Lexus and the Olive Tree by Thomas L. Friedman

Half of this new, post-Cold War world is intent on building a better lexus, on streamlining their societies and economies for the global marketplace, ...

Man of the Century: Winston Churchill and His Legend Since 1945 by John Ramsden

Man of the Century: Winston Churchill and His Legend Since 1945 by John Ramsden

A biographical study of Winston Churchill's post-war fame and reputation, what he was thought to stand for and how that reputation was constructed. Th...

The Powers Behind the Prime Minister: The Hidden Influence of Number Ten by Dennis Kavanagh

The Powers Behind the Prime Minister: The Hidden Influence of Number Ten by Dennis Kavanagh

How many people know what lies on the other side of the door to 10 Downing Street, or indeed, who built the building? Providing a portrait of the cent...

Himself Alone: David Trimble and the Ordeal of Unionism by Dean Godson

Himself Alone: David Trimble and the Ordeal of Unionism by Dean Godson

A stunning biography of the Nobel Peace Prize- winning politician. David Trimble, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, is one of the unlikeliest and m...

The Guardsmen by Simon Ball

The Guardsmen by Simon Ball

From the playing fields of Eton via the horrors of the Western Front to the pinnacle of political power in 20th-century Britain -- a brilliant collect...

Lazarus Only Done it Once: The Story of My Lives by Pat Lally

Lazarus Only Done it Once: The Story of My Lives by Pat Lally

Pat Lally, ex-Lord Provost of Glasgow is a local hero in the city - he was the prime mover behind the building of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glas...

The Cost of Living: The Greater Common Good and The End of Imagination by Arundhati Roy

The Cost of Living: The Greater Common Good and The End of Imagination by Arundhati Roy

, flooding the land they've farmed for generations in order to build This text is Arundhati Roy's tale of governmental (and international-agency) arro...

Sakharov Speaks by Andrei D. Sakharov

Sakharov Speaks by Andrei D. Sakharov

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De Gaulle: v. 1: The Rebel, 1890-1944 by Jean Lacouture

De Gaulle: v. 1: The Rebel, 1890-1944 by Jean Lacouture

This is a biography of Charles de Gaulle evaluating him as a leader and statesman and providing a record of his life. This volume, the first of two (c...

De Gaulle: v.2: The Ruler, 1945-70 by Jean Lacouture

De Gaulle: v.2: The Ruler, 1945-70 by Jean Lacouture

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De Gaulle: v.1: The Rebel, 1890-1944 by Jean Lacouture

De Gaulle: v.1: The Rebel, 1890-1944 by Jean Lacouture

This is a biography of Charles de Gaulle evaluating him as a leader and statesman and providing a record of his life. This volume, the first of two (c...

De Gaulle Volume Two by Jean Lacouture

De Gaulle Volume Two by Jean Lacouture

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Milena by Margarete Buber-Neumann

Milena by Margarete Buber-Neumann

An account of the friendship between two women who were political prisoners in Ravensbrueck concentration camp. It is a portrait of Milena Jesenska, w...

Rebuilding Russia by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Rebuilding Russia by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Breaking the silence that marked his 16-year exile, the voice of Alexander Solzhenitsyn has again been heard in the Soviet Union. Initially at the urg...

Rebuilding Russia by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Rebuilding Russia by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Breaking the silence that marked his 16-year exile, the voice of Alexander Solzhenitsyn has again been heard in the Soviet Union. Initially at the urg...

Just Testing by Derek Robinson

Just Testing by Derek Robinson

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Communism by Edited by Ferdinand Mount

Communism by Edited by Ferdinand Mount

The Times Literary Supplement was founded in 1902. To celebrate its 90th anniversary, this is one of a number of Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Co...

Within the Whirlwind by Evgenia Semenova Ginzburg

Within the Whirlwind by Evgenia Semenova Ginzburg

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Struggling to Forgive: Nelson Mandela and South Africa's Search for Reconciliation by Brian Frost

Struggling to Forgive: Nelson Mandela and South Africa's Search for Reconciliation by Brian Frost

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In the Firing Line by Lord Brian Mawhinney

In the Firing Line by Lord Brian Mawhinney

He became John Major's most trusted lieutenant, and held a unique and trusted place at the very heart of the crumbling Conservative government. Brian ...

Citizen 21: An Agenda for the 21st Century by David Alton

Citizen 21: An Agenda for the 21st Century by David Alton

In his new role as Professor of Citizenship at John Moores University, Liverpool, Lord David Alton has collected the speeches of many eminent visiting...

Pride and Perjury: The Rise and Fall of a Political Giant by Jonathan Aitken

Pride and Perjury: The Rise and Fall of a Political Giant by Jonathan Aitken

In his own words for the first time, disgraced former Tory Cabinet MP Jonathan Aitken recounts his side of the story behind the most notorious sleaze,...

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