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Agent Sonya

Agent Sonya

Ben MacIntyre

The incredible story behind the greatest female spy in history from one of Britain's most acclaimed historians.

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Burning the Books

Burning the Books

Richard Ovenden

Richard Ovenden, director of Oxford's Bodleian Library, reveals the vital importance of libraries to civilisations in this rich and timely history of the destruction of knowledge, and the heroic stories of its rescue and...

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Land of Wondrous Cold

Land of Wondrous Cold

Gillen D'Arcy Wood

A history of the first race to Antarctica that weaves the great polar discoveries of the nineteenth century with scientific breakthroughs of the modern era Antarctica, the ice kingdom hosting the South Pole, looms large in the...

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Traitors and Spies

Traitors and Spies

John Fahey

Traitors and Spies tells the story of Australia's intelligence operations before ASIO was established, and reveals the dark side of Australian politics in the first half of the twentieth century.    

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Digging Up Armageddon

Digging Up Armageddon

Eric H. Cline

A vivid portrait of the early years of biblical archaeology from the acclaimed author of 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed.   

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 Read reviewThe Ratline

The Ratline

Philippe Sands

This new book by the winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize is a historical detective story that sets out to uncover the truth behind what happened to leading Nazi Otto von Wachter.    

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Veritas

Veritas

Ariel Sabar

From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that engulfed Harvard.

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The Good Germans

The Good Germans

Catrine Clay

Award-winning historian Catrine Clay tells the story of ordinary Germans who witnessed the rise of Nazism in Germany from within and dared to resist it.

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Stalin's Wine Cellar

Stalin’s Wine Cellar

John Baker, Nick Place

The adventure of a lifetime to buy Stalin's secret multimillion dollar wine cellar located in Georgia; it is the Raiders of the Lost Ark of wine.

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 Read reviewThe Doctor Who Fooled the World

The Doctor Who Fooled the World

Brian Deer

Award-winning investigative reporter Brian Deer reveals the shocking truth behind the rise of Andrew Wakefield, the so-called father of the anti-vaccine movement.

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 Special priceThe Golden Maze

The Golden Maze

Richard Fidler

Beloved ABC broadcaster and bestselling author of Ghost Empire and Saga Land, Richard Fidler is back with a personally curated history of the magical city that is Prague.

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The Organ Thieves

The Organ Thieves

Chip Jones

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks meets Get Out in this landmark investigation of racial inequality at the core of the heart transplant race.

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