History, Contemporary

And Agnes Chose to Die

Published in 1949, this novel received the Viareggio Award. It’s based on a real story that Renata Viganò (Bologna,1900-1976) lived during the partisan resistance against fascism and German invasion, in a...

The Penguin History of New Zealand

New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settled by peoples. It was also the first in modern history to introduce full democracy. Between those events, and in the century that...

The Beatles

With the energetic style of a journalist and the palpable devotion of a fan, Bob Spitz tells an exhaustive history of the Boys and the Band. He begins with a pre-history of their families and Liverpudlian...

The Forgotten People: Updated

Essays written by Australian conservatives based on the radio programs broadcast by Robert Menzies, former PM during the Second World War. Sometimes tone is self-serving.  Religion and God mentioned often...