People & Places

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  • Stalin's Englishman [HC]
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    Stalin's Englishman [HC]
    18042604

    Through interviews with more than a 100 people who knew Burgess personally, many of whom have never spoken about him before, and the discovery of hitherto secret files, Stalin's Englishman brilliantly unravels the lives of Guy Burgess in all their intriguing, chilling, colorful, tragi-comic wonder.

    $17.95
  • Peter O'Toole: The Definitive Biography [HC]
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    Peter O'Toole: The Definitive Biography [HC]
    18042603

    A unique leading man and one of the most charismatic actors of his generation. O’Toole was unpredictable, with a dangerous edge he brought to his roles and to his real life. This is an insightful, funny, & moving tribute to this iconic actor who made a monumental contribution to theater and cinema.

    $17.95
  • Election Notebook: The Inside Story [HC]
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    Election Notebook: The Inside Story [HC]
    18042602

    The 7 May 2015 Nick Robinson stared down the lens of camera 5 in the BBC’s Election Night Studio to explain to millions the significance of an exit poll that shocked the country and heralded an earthquake in British politics. The result is an extraordinary narrative and insight.

    $16.95
  • Long Way Around [SC]
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    Long Way Around [SC]
    18042509

    Long Way Around: Chasing Shadows Across The WorldPoring over a map of the world at home, Ewan McGregor - acclaimed actor and self-confessed bike nut - noticed that it was possible to ride all the way round the world, with just one short hop across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska.

    $8.95
  • The Frontman: Bono [SC]
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    The Frontman: Bono [SC]
    18042505

    Celebrity philanthropy comes in many guises, but no single figure better encapsulates its delusions, pretensions and wrongheadedness than U2’s iconic frontman, Bono—a fact neither sunglasses nor leather pants can hide.

    $9.95
  • Henry VII: The Prince of Wales & The Women He Loved [HC]
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    Edward VII: The Women He Loved [HC]
    18042504

    Better known as “Bertie,” Edward Prince of Wales was charming and dissolute. A lifelong womanizer, Bertie conducted his countless liaisons against the glittering backdrop of London society, Europe, and the stately homes of England in the second half of the 19th century.

    $17.95
  • Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her music [SD]
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    Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her music [SD]
    18042501

    Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her Music brings fans up to date on her life and work. It explores the background and emotions behind Adele's bestselling, best-loved songs, and tells the fascinating story of the girl who was born to a single-parent teenager in North London.

    $12.95
  • Where the Bodies Were Buried [SC]
    18012307

    For sixteen years, Whitey Bulger eluded the long reach of the law. For decades one of the most dangerous men in America, Bulger - the brother of influential Massachusetts senator Billy Bulger - was often romanticized as a Robin Hood-like thief and protector.

    $9.95
  • A Tunnel Through Time [HC]
    18012306

    Visiting Stepney, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Tottenham Court Road and the route along Oxford Street, this richly descriptive book traces the course of many of these historical journeys across time as well as space.

    $17.95
  • The Truth About the Irish [SC]
    18012305

    If you're looking for a field guide to leprechauns, The Truth About the Irish is not the book for you. But if you can handle a frank and funny look into the minds and hearts of Irish people, you've been touched by that fabled Irish luck.

    $6.95
  • Big Book of British Comedy Greats [HC]
    18011603

    When it comes to the great icons of comedy, Britain rules the airwaves, screen and stage. No other country in the world can boast such a pedigree of top comic entertainers and their legacies live on through their recordings and films.

    $8.95
  • Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year [HC]
    17112104

    A riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking legacy would forever change music and popular culture.

    $22.95