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  • av Sven Wikberg

    Vasco da Gama (1460 – 1524) räknas idag som en av vår tids stora upptäcktsresande. Som född in i en rik familj hade han redan från början stora krav på sig att följa i deras fotspår, men han valde istället att ta upp den sjöfarandes rastlösa livsföring. Mest berömd är han för att ha hittat sjövägen till Indien från Europa, något många trodde var omöjligt. Detta är den spännande berättelsen om hur Vasco da Gama trotsade en hel världs negativa inställning och gjorde det han var född till att göra: upptäcka världen.Sven Wikberg (1890-1959) var en svensk författare och historiker. Wikberg är främst känd för sina böcker om Gustav Vasa, men hade intressen och kunnande inom flera områden. Han har skrivit både fackböcker inom historia, men även romaner som utspelar sig i historisk tid.

  • - How The Bomber Boys Broke Down the Nazi War Machine
    av Donald L. Miller

    Seconds after Brady s plane was hit, the Hundredth s entire formation was broken up and scattered by swarms of single-engine planes, and by rockets launched by twin-engine planes that flew parallel Meet the Flying Fortresses of the American Eighth Air Force, Britain s Lancaster comrades, who helped to bring down the NazisHistorian and World War II expert Donald Miller brings us the story of the bomber boys who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep. Unlike ground soldiers they slept on clean beds, drank beer in local pubs, and danced to the swing music of the travelling Air Force bands. But they were also an elite group of fighters who put their lives on the line in the most dangerous role of all.Miller takes readers from the adrenaline filled battles in the sky, to the airbases across England, the German prison camps, and onto the ground to understand the devastation faced by civilians.Drawn from interviews, oral histories, and American, British and German archives, Masters of the Air is the authoritative, deeply moving and important account of the world's first and only bomber war.

  • av Michelle Obama
    170 - 340,-

  • av Maggie Haberman
    170 - 330,-

  • av Michael Wolff

  • av Simon Shuster
    150 - 306,-

  • - The Life of Malcolm X
    av Les Payne & Tamara Payne

  • - A Powerful True Story of Hope and Survival
    av Thomas Geve
    130 - 336,-

    'We felt an urge to document what we had witnessed. If we who had experienced it, I reasoned, did not reveal the bitter truth, people simply would not believe the extent of the Nazis' evil. I wanted to share our life, the events and our struggle to survive.'

  • - Eleanor of Aquitaine and her Successors
    av Alison Weir

  • - The Sunday Times Number-One Bestseller
    av Andrew Morton

    A reissue of this classic title with a new introduction by Andrew Morton reflecting on the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the original publication, and on the long term legacy of Diana.

  • av Art Spiegelman

    Tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. In this title, Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father.

  • - The Life of Louis XIV
    av Philip Mansel

  • - The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion
    av Andrew Robinson

    In 1799 Napoleon's army uncovered an ancient stele in the Nile delta. Its inscription, recorded in three distinct scripts - ancient Greek, Coptic, and hieroglyphic - would provide scholars with the first clues to unlocking the secrets of Egyptian hieroglyphs. This title is suitable for those interested in Egypt, decipherment and code-breaking.

  • av Iain Dale
    196 - 340,-

    Essays on all 46 American Presidents who have held the office over the last 230 years - from George Washington to Joe Biden.

  • - The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath
    av Heather Clark

  • av Barack Obama
    456 - 546,-

  • - The Official 1939 Edition
    av Adolf Hitler
    336 - 436,-

  • av Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    190 - 326,-

  • av Kai Bird

    ***SOON TO BE A MAJOR HOLLYWOOD FILM DIRECTED BY CHRISTOPHER NOLAN***WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR NONFICTION 'Reads like a thriller, gripping and terrifying' Sunday TimesPhysicist and polymath, as familiar with Hindu scriptures as he was with quantum mechanics, J. Robert Oppenheimer - director of the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb - was the most famous scientist of his generation. In their meticulous and riveting biography, Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin reveal a brilliant, ambitious, complex and flawed man, profoundly involved with some of the momentous events of the twentieth century.

  • - How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
    av MARY L. & Ph.D. Trump
    130 - 276,-

    The extraordinary inside story from Donald Trump's only niece of the factors that helped make the US president into the world's most dangerous man

  • av Edward Snowden
    166 - 270,-

    Permanent Record is the essential and courageous memoir of Edward Snowden - the man who risked everything to expose the shocking mass surveillance used by governments across the world to spy on their own citizens.

  • - Stories of Love, Loss and Hope from an Expert in Disaster
    av Lucy Easthope
    136 - 276,-

    The gripping story of an extraordinary life spent inside major disasters - from Hillsborough and 9/11 to Grenfell and Covid - from the UK's leading expert on disaster recovery.

  • av Nimsdai Purja

  • av Adolf Hitler
    550 - 580,-

  • - The Definitive Edition
    av Anne Frank
    120 - 276,-

    One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime of World War II comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Today, The Diary of a Young Girl has sold over 25 million copies world-wide.It is one of the most celebrated and enduring books of the last century and it remains a deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of human spirit.Anne Frank and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, Anne kept a diary. She movingly revealed how the eight people living under these extraordinary conditions coped with hunger, the daily threat of discovery and death and being cut off from the outside world, as well as petty misunderstandings and the unbearable strain of living like prisoners.The Diary of a Yong Girl is a timeless true story to be rediscovered by each new generation. For young readers and adults it continues to bring to life Anne's extraordinary courage and struggle throughout her ordeal.'One of the greatest books of the century' Guardian'A modern classic' The Times'Rings down the decades as the most moving testament to the persecution of innocence' Daily Mail'Astonishing and excruciating. Its gnaws at us still' New York Times Book ReviewAnne Frank was born on 12 June 1929. She died in Bergen-Belsen, three months short of her sixteenth birthday.

  • av Adolf Hitler
    566 - 716,-

  • av Bob Woodward

    Bob Woodward's second global bestseller on the Trump presidency, based on in-depth research and interviews with the president

  • av Eddie Jaku

    The moving and inspiring story of an Auschwitz survivor who shares what hes learned about gratitude, tolerance and kindness.

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