Historical, Political and Military Biographies

For an insight into the world, direct from those who have influenced it, choose a brand new historical, political or military biography. Learn what it really means to be one of the best-loved residents of the White House or Prime Minister of the UK. Read the emotional Diary of Anne Frank, one of the world's most well-known books. Reflect on the life of Hitler, or instead be inspired by the story of Nelson Mandela.

Biography, or autobiography?

An autobiography tells you someone's life story, from their point of view. Learn their motivations, ideologies and beliefs, and how they made the decisions that have shaped the course of our lives. Alternatively, select from one of the hundreds of historical, political and military biographies telling the details from someone else's perspective, with well-researched facts and a wealth of detail.

Historical, political and military biography selection.

Available to buy today are a wide range of paperback and hardback biographies, ranging from bestsellers - some having sold more than 30 million copies - to lesser-known books that might provide a new perspective.

Read about the distant past, or delve into something much more recent.

Our selections include World War biographies, stories about royalty, and amazing insights into some of the most powerful people on the planet. For yourself or as a gift, you'll be spoiled for choice.

Books can be delivered to your home or place of work, with a wide range of UK delivery options.

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