For The Record ... books that may change your mind

By Simply Books

By Simply Books

There's some serious stuff here - all compiled by our very own newshound. 

The Splendid and the Vile: Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Bombing of London

Erik Larson

£10.99 £10.22

If you think you know about the Churchill Story, think again. A 'cinematic history' that casts a fascinating new light on our 'Darkest Hour'.

Failures of State: The Inside Story of Britain's Battle with Coronavirus

Jonathan Calvert and George Arbuthnott

£20.00

As we await the 'official' inquiry, the Sunday Times Insight team gets its teeth into the Johnson government's handling (mishandling?) of the COVID crisis.

Those Who Forget: One Family's Story; A Memoir, a History, a Warning

Geraldine (Author) Schwarz

£10.99 £10.22

A brave and consequential book about the role that memory plays in dealing with the horrors of the Third Reich.

Left Out: The Inside Story of Labour Under Corbyn

Gabriel Pogrund and Patrick Maguire

£18.98

As Keir Stamer tries to steer Labour in a new direction, this revelatory book offers a bumpy ride on the rollercoaster of Corbyn's leadership. Warning: there are more lows and than highs!

The War Against the BBC: How an Unprecedented Combination of Hostile Forces Is Destroying Britain's Greatest Cultural Institutio

Patrick Barwise and Peter York

£12.99 £12.08

Everyone has a view about the BBC's vices and virtues. A touch polemical, this books is also an evidential call to arms for those who believe Auntie is worth supporting.

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