Ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Lo... read more
Charles I waged civil wars that cost one in ten Englishmen their lives. But in 1649 Parliament was hard put to find a lawyer with the skill and daring to prosecute a king who claimed to be above the law. In the end, they chose the radical lawyer John Cooke, whose Puritan... read more
2005, First edition, first printing. A very good copy with light rubbing to the spine ends and uniform page tanning. The d/w is near fine with only light bumping to the head of the spine.
1969. First edition. A good copy in red cloth boards. No d/w.
On New Year's Eve 2001, with her husband by her side, Phillipa McGuinness buried her son. They stood with a young priest in Chua Chu Kang Cemetery and watched a small coffin go into the ground. Later that night, shattered, they sat looking out at the hundreds of ships... read more
1994. Second impression. A near fine copy only marked by a previous owners name to the front page.
"I realized something that should have been apparent to me much earlier: I was in the middle of a plot to get the president." A quarter of a century after Woodward and Bernstein's history-making expose All the President's Men stunned the nation by capturi... read more
1999, First edition, first printing. A fine unmarked copy in an unclipped d/w which is near fine with light edge rubbing.
1944, First edition. A near fine copy only marked by a gift inscription to the front free endpaper and a slight lean to the spine. The d/w is unclipped and fair with panel and edge wear and a small area of loss to the head of the spine and the loss of the bottom 1/4 of the spine.
Macmillan, 1968. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light dusting to the top edge and light flyleaf shadows to the endpapers. The d/w is unclipped and very good with light edge wear and fading to the spine.
Living for the adrenalin rush which comes as bullets fly around your head and bombs explode at your feet, Jon Steele worked as an ITN cameraman. He filmed scenes of brutality and suffering in Georgia, Moscow, Rwanda, Zaire and Bosnia, before finally realising he had seen and filmed too much.
Bantam Press, 2002. First edition, first printing. A trade paperback copy in very good, unmarked condition.
A gripping personal account, this book is written by a man who participated in some of the most publicized international environmental actions ever undertaken. Robert Hunter was a much loved member of Greenpeace ... read more
2011. Reprint. A trade paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the faces behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide.
Malala'... read more
Meet the world's most dangerous man.Who is the real Vladimir Putin? What does he want? And what will he do next? Despite the millions of words written on Putin's Russia, the West still fails to truly understand one of... read more