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Non-Fiction

Cat Sense by John Bradshaw review what is your cat thinking?

A thoughtful, useful and utterly absorbing study of how cats perceive the world.

A Message from Martha by Mark Avery, review: 'too much padding'

Tom Fort discovers how one of the world's most abundant species of bird was destroyed.

A Strange Business: Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain - James Hamilton

Britain in the nineteenth century saw a series of technological and social changes which continue to influence and direct us today. Its reactants were human genius, money and influence, its crucibles the streets and institutions, its catalyst time, its co

Queen Anne: Patroness of Arts - James Anderson Winn

In this comprehensive interdisciplinary biography, richly illustrated with visual and musical examples, James Winn draws on works by Dryden, Pope, Purcell, Handel, Lely, Kneller, Wren, Vanbrugh, Addison, Swift, and many other artists to shed new light on

Margot Asquith's Great War Diary 1914-1916 - Michael , Eleanor Brock

A Downing Street diary with a difference; offering a unique record and a fascinating insight into the British government during WWI, written by Margot Asquith, the wife of the prime minister, H. H. Asquith.

Money and Tough Love - Liaquat Ahamed

In Money and Tough Love Liaquat Ahamed offers a brilliant insight into the heart of one the world's most influential institutions. At turns factual, informative and others emotive and anecdotal, Ahamed joins in on the IMF's world missions to Washington, T

The Summit: The Biggest Battle of the Second World War review

Conway's clear-sighted account captures the standoffs between John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White in a crucial episode in the life of the global economy.

Queen Anne: Patroness Of The Arts, by James Anderson Winn - book review

The eventfulness of the last Stuart monarch’s 12-year reign, from 1702 to 1714, compensates for its brevity. Among other things Anne and her administrations dealt with union with Scotland, ongoing war in Europe, the far-reaching 1714 Treaty of Utrecht,

Money and Tough Love by Liaquat Ahamed, review: 'lacks style and drama'

Alex Preston struggles to find the human drama in a dispatch from the International Monetary Fund