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  • Citizen Clemby John Bew

    Quercus 2016; US$ 37.99

    'Easily the best single-volume, cradle-to-grave life of Clement Attlee yet written. Professor Bew updates but also betters all the other biographies with this intelligent, well-researched and highly readable book. Scholarly and perceptive, it tells the story of how quiet determination and impeccable political timing wrought a peaceful revolution.'... more...

  • Evattby John Murphy

    NewSouth 2016; US$ 13.80

    John Murphy’s Evatt: A life is a biography of Australian parliamentarian and jurist HV Evatt. Remembered as the first foreign minister to argue for an independent Australian policy in the 1940s and for his central role in the formation of the UN, Evatt went on to be the leader of the Labor party in the 1950s, the time of the split that resulted... more...

  • Spymasterby Martin Pearce

    Transworld 2016; US$ 28.19

    The extraordinary story of the most highly decorated British spymaster of the Cold War, Sir Maurice Oldfield. Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (commonly known as the SIS or MI6), he was the first Chief to be named and pictured in the press, and often alleged by them to be the model for the screen versions of both Ian Fleming?s M and John Le... more...

  • Albaneseby Karen Middleton

    Penguin Random House Australia 2016; US$ 24.15

    The moving personal story behind the very public political face of Labor's Anthony Albanese, written with the cooperation of Albo. A window on the recent turbulent years of federal politics with a deeply personal dimension. This is the whole story of Anthony Albanese and the remarkable mother, Maryanne, who raised him.Anthony learned his political... more...

  • Karl Marxby Gareth Stedman Jones

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 49.34

    'A deeply original and illuminating account of Marx's journey through the intellectual history of the nineteenth century... a profound reappraisal and a gripping read' Christopher Clark, author of The Sleepwalkers As the nineteenth century unfolded, its inhabitants had to come to terms with an unparalleled range of political, economic,... more...

  • Mapping the Pastby Charles Drazin

    Random House 2016; US$ 28.19

    ?Patsy, what are you going to be when you grow up? Well?? 'A Royal Engineer, Daddy. A Royal Engineer!? Charles Drazin knew little about his mother's father ? only that he had been a military surveyor who mapped great swathes of the British Empire. But when his mother was told that she was dying, it prompted recollections of her early life that... more...

  • Trump Revealedby Michael Kranish; Marc Fisher

    Scribner 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 19.60

    A comprehensive biography of Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner in the presidential election campaign. Trump Revealed will be reported by a team of award-winning Washington Post journalists and co-authored by investigative political reporter Michael Kranish and senior editor Marc Fisher. Trump Revealed will offer the most thorough and... more...

  • The Boy Who Runsby John Brant

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00

    In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala?s Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall?s Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children?s charity. ?Julius can?t remember who first saw the men. He heard... more...

  • Jack M. Campbellby Jack M. Campbell; Maurice Trimmer; Charles C. Poling; Jeff Bingaman

    University of New Mexico Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    In this engaging autobiography, Campbell traces his life story across major historical events in the country and New Mexico. more...

  • Sins of the Familyby Felicity Davis

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 8.68

    For Felicity, growing up with her unmarried mother and grandparents in a tiny bungalow in Scarborough, life could be frightening and confusing. Why did her beloved granddad just make excuses when her gran subjected her to physical and psychological abuse? Why did her dad, who lived alone nearby, call her by a different name and hide her from his... more...