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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 45 No. 22

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The full and shocking account of one of the biggest medical disasters in history – and the lengths that big pharma, the NHS and governments worldwide took to cover it up‘A devastating piece of reportage. Books are routinely…

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‘This book should rock Whitehall to its foundations.’ – Andy Burnham‘This is crusading journalism at its best.’ – Lord OwenIn the 1970s and 1980s almost 5,000 people in the UK contracted HIV or hepatitis…

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‘Urgent, compulsively readable and powerfully resonant’ Sinclair McKayYou know Oppenheimer, the man who created the atomic bomb…Now meet the men who detonated it, and the extraordinary weight of their decisionsRoad…

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'Fabulously entertaining' Daily Telegraph'Thrilling . . . Yeebo tells the jaw-dropping story of [Ghanaian con artist Blay-Miezah] . . . meticulously researched' Guardian'Perfect for fans of Frank Abignale Jr.'s Catch Me If…

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A revelatory intellectual biography of Tocqueville, told through his wide-ranging travels—most of them, aside from his journey to America, barely known.It might be the most famous journey in the history of political thought: in 1831,…

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The election of populist far-right party Law and Justice in 2015 marked a shocking break in Polish politics. A period of stability was brutally interrupted as Jaroslaw Kaczynski and his allies took over public media and launched a…

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The first authorised biography of eternal legend Elizabeth Taylor.Known for her glamorous beauty, soap-opera personal life and magnetic screen presence, Elizabeth Taylor was the twentieth century’s most famous film star. Including…

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Chronicles the vibrant and passionate women who wrote for the 1890s journal The Yellow Book.During the 1890s, British women for the first time began to leave their family homes to seek work, accommodation, and financial and sexual…

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A definitive biography of the French aristocrat who became one of democracy's greatest championsIn 1831, at the age of twenty-five, Alexis de Tocqueville made his fateful journey to America, where he observed the thrilling reality of a…

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The first book of the next crisis. A history of interest rates by a leading financial commentator, updated with a new postscript.*Winner of the 2023 Hayek Book Prize**Longlisted for the 2022 Financial Times Business Book of the Year…

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A masterpiece in storytelling from the global bestselling author of Unsheltered and Flight Behaviour.LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZETHE MULTI-MILLION COPY SELLING AUTHORBOOK AT BEDTIME ON BBC RADIO 4AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB…

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