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  • Not Without a Fightby Helen Zille

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 20.00

    Helen Zille?s long-awaited autobiography is one of the most fascinating political stories of our time. Zille takes the reader back to her humble family origins, her struggle with anorexia as a young woman, her early career as a journalist for the Rand Daily Mail, and her involvement with the End Conscription Campaign and the Black Sash. She documents... more...

  • Soldier Spyby Tom Marcus

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    In the boot were six homemade pipe bombs, all linked to detonate at the same time from a single call on a brand-new pay-as-you-go phone found on the target. Special Branch also found Chinese Type 56 assault rifles with eight full magazines full of ammunition. His target was a local school. He planned to attack two coaches of teenagers returning... more...

  • Kind of Blueby Ken Clarke

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 16.87

    Ken Clarke needs no introduction. One of the genuine 'Big Beasts' of the political scene, during his forty-six years as the Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire he has been at the very heart of government under three prime ministers. He is a political obsessive with a personal hinterland, as well known as a Tory Wet with Europhile... more...

  • Forty Autumnsby Nina Willner

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family?of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Forty Autumns makes visceral... more...

  • Stalin's Englishmanby Andrew Lownie

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 30.99

    Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of "The Cambridge Spies"?Maclean, Philby, Blunt?brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign... more...

  • Letters of My Lifeby Mary O'Rourke

    Gill Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    As she nears 80, Mary O?Rourke reflects on her life and its universal themes through letters. more...

  • The Long and Winding Roadby Alan Johnson

    Transworld 2016; US$ 23.96

    From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, Alan Johnson?s multi-award-winning autobiography charts an extraordinary journey, almost unimaginable in today?s Britain. This third volume tells of Alan?s early political skirmishes as a trades union leader, where his negotiating skills and charismatic... more...

  • L'improbable espionneby Ronnie Kasrils; Yves Kengen

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    Un témoignage poignant du combat mené par Eleanor Kasrils. Ce livre raconte le destin étonnant d?Eleanor Kasrils, « une femme au parler doux, aux manières délicates qui avait le coeur d?une lionne et des tripes d?acier » ? à en croire ses compagnons de route. Elle fut l?une des rares Sud-Africaines blanches à s?engager dans la lutte armée contre... more...

  • Thomas Jefferson, vie, liberté et bonheurby André Querton

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 18.99

    Plongez dans cette biographie surprenante du troisième président des États-Unis ! Thomas Jefferson a rédigé seul, à 33 ans, la Déclaration d?indépendance des États-Unis d?Amérique. Il a été gouverneur de Virginie, ministre plénipotentiaire à Paris, secrétaire d?État, vice-président puis président, demeurant dix-huit ans au sommet du jeune État... more...

  • Moscow Nightsby Nigel Cliff

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 15.99

    Gripping narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic story of a remarkable young Texan pianist, Van Cliburn, who played his way through the wall of fear built by the Cold War, won the hearts of the American and Russian people, and eased tensions between two superpowers on the brink of nuclear war. In 1958, an unheralded twenty-three-year-old piano... more...