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Her Brilliant Career

by Rachel Cooke Harper (December 02, 2014)

An exuberant group biography—"a splendidly various collection of 'brief lives' written with both gusto and sensitivity" (The Guardian)—that follows ten women in 1950s Britain whose pioneering lives paved...


Village of Secrets

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (October 28, 2014)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller A Train in Winter comes the absorbing story of a French village that helped save thousands hunted by the Gestapo during World War II—told in full for the first...


The Fishing Fleet

by Anne De Courcy Harper (March 11, 2014)

From the author of the critically acclaimed biographies Diana Mosley and The Viceroy's Daughters comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining account of the Victorian women who traveled halfway around the world...


The Honest Truth About Dishonesty

by Dr. Dan Ariely Harper (June 18, 2013)

The New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality returns with thought-provoking work to challenge our preconceptions about dishonesty and urge us to take an honest...


Serving Victoria

by Kate Hubbard Harper (April 30, 2013)

During her sixty-three-year reign, Queen Victoria gathered around herself a household dedicated to her service. For some, royal employment was the defining experience of their lives; for others it came as an...


Unflinching Courage

by Kay Bailey Hutchison Harper (April 16, 2013)

In Unflinching Courage, former United States Senator and New York Times bestselling author Kay Bailey Hutchison brings to life the incredible stories of the resourceful and brave women who shaped the state of...


A Bold and Dangerous Family

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (October 03, 2017)

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets delivers the next chapter in "The Resistance Quartet": the astonishing story of the aristocratic Italian family who stood up to Mussolini's fascism,...


Empire of Things

by Frank Trentmann Harper (March 29, 2016)

What we consume has become a central—perhaps the central—feature of modern life. Our economies live or die by spending, we increasingly define ourselves by our possessions, and this ever-richer lifestyle...


The Boys in the Bunkhouse

by Dan Barry Harper (May 17, 2016)

With this Dickensian tale from America’s heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual...


Tales of a Tiller Girl Part 3 of 3

by Irene Holland Harper (July 31, 2014)

A heart-warming nostalgia memoir from a member of the world famous dance troupe, The Tiller Girls. Based in London in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Irene’s story will transport readers back to a more innocent, simple...


Tales of a Tiller Girl Part 2 of 3

by Irene Holland Harper (July 31, 2014)

A heart-warming nostalgia memoir from a member of the world famous dance troupe, The Tiller Girls. Based in London in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Irene’s story will transport readers back to a more innocent, simple...


The Sugar Girls - Joan’s Story: Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle’s East End

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi Harper (March 29, 2012)

This is Joan’s story, one of four stories from The Sugar Girls.During the Blitz and the years of rationing, the Sugar Girls kept Britain sweet. The work was back-breakingly hard, but the Tate & Lyle factory...


The Sugar Girls - Gladys’s Story: Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle’s East End

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi Harper (March 29, 2012)

This is Gladys’s story, one of four stories from The Sugar Girls. During the Blitz and the years of rationing, the Sugar Girls kept Britain sweet. The work was back-breakingly hard, but the Tate & Lyle factory...


The Sugar Girls - Lilian’s Story: Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle’s East End

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi Harper (March 29, 2012)

This is Lilian’s story, one of four stories from The Sugar Girls. During the Blitz and the years of rationing, the Sugar Girls kept Britain sweet. The work was back-breakingly hard, but the Tate & Lyle factory...


The Sugar Girls – Ethel’s Story: Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle’s East End

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi Harper (March 29, 2012)

During the Blitz, the Sugar Girls kept Britain sweet. The work was back-breakingly hard, but the Tate & Lyle factory was more than just a workplace - it was a community, a calling, a place of love and support...


The Sugar Girls: Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle’s East End

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi Harper (March 29, 2012)

Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyle’s East End Factories. The Sugar Girls went straight to No.10 in the Sunday Times Bestseller List, spending five weeks in the top ten.

On an autumn day in...


Printer's Error

by Rebecca Romney & J. P. Romney Harper (March 14, 2017)

A funny and entertaining history of printed books as told through absurd moments in the lives of authors and printers, collected by television’s favorite rare-book expert from HISTORY’s hit series Pawn Stars....