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My Inventions and Other Writing and Lectures
This volume presents one of the richest and most comprehensive collections of writings by Nikola Tes...
Hume: A Very Short Introduction
David Hume, philosopher, historian, economist, librarian, and essayist, was one of the great figures...
Benjamin Franklin: Cultural Protestant
Benjamin Franklin grew up in a devout Protestant family with limited prospects for wealth and fame....
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Churchill's Shadow: An Astonishing Life and a Dangerous Legacy
In A.J.P. Taylor's words, Churchill was 'the saviour of his country' when he became prime minister i...
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Hannah Arendt (Critical Lives)
Hannah Arendt is one of the most renowned political thinkers of the twentieth century, and her work...
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Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space
‘Suddenly, every previous biography has been superseded … A spellbinding and completely authoritativ...
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George Berkeley: A Philosophical Life
In George Berkeley: A Philosophical Life, Tom Jones provides a comprehensive account of the life and...
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The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock: An Anatomy of the Master of Suspense
A fresh, innovative interpretation of the life, work and lasting influence of the twentieth century’...
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Taking on Gravity: A Guide to Inventing the Impossible from the Man Who Learned to Fly
For fans of Adrian Newey, Guy Martin and Chris Hadfield, in Taking on Gravity inventor Richard Brown...
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Beethoven: A Life in Nine Pieces
**WINNER of Presto Books' Best Composer Biography**NINE WORKS OF BEETHOVEN, NINE WINDOWS INTO THE LI...
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The SS Officer's Armchair: In Search of a Hidden Life
The gripping account of one historian's hunt for answers as he delves into the surprising life of an...
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Napoleon: A Life in Gardens and Shadows
'Glorious . . . Scurr has achieved something remarkable: a completely original book on a completely...
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Beethoven: A Political Artist in Revolutionary Times
We have long regarded Beethoven as a great composer, but we rarely appreciate that he was also an em...
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The Invention of Oscar Wilde
“One should either wear a work of art, or be a work of art,” Oscar Wilde once declared. In The Inven...
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John Donne: In the Shadow of Religion
John Donne: In the Shadow of Religion explores the life of one of the most significant figures of th...
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