Isaac Johnson

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Wilson , Obama and Congress

Here's one tried and tested way for a president to deal with a difficult Congress: Go to your private office on Capitol Hill and stay there until a deal is done.<p>Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, lobbied Congress from his private room in the Capitol Building -- called the …

14 Inspirational Quotes That Will Make Your Day Better

"Things We Forget" [Perigee, $12.00] started as a personal project to inspire my friends and colleagues and equally importantly, myself, during the days of gloom and doom of the economic recession of 2008. There was so much negativity and pessimism in the air that I felt compelled to do something.<p>I …

Six Days

• <b>Author:</b> Jeremy Bowen<p>The Six-Day War was an extraordinary human drama. It swept up a generation of Israelis and Arabs whose children still cannot live peacefully in the world the war created. Today, Israel is the superpower of the region. It has nuclear weapons but has never been able to digest the …

The Sugar Girls

• <b>Author:</b> Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi<p>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.<p>On an autumn day in 1944, Ethel Alleyne walked the short distance from her …

The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz

• <b>Author:</b> Denis Avey & Rob Broomby<p>THE MAN WHO BROKE INTO AUSCHWITZ is the extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into Buna-Monowitz, the concentration camp known as Auschwitz III.In the summer of 1944, Denis Avey was being held in a POW labour camp, E715, near Auschwitz …

Year Zero

• <b>Author:</b> Ian Buruma<p>Many books have been written, and continue to be written, about the Second World War: military histories, histories of the Holocaust, the war in Asia, or collaboration and resistance in Europe. Few books have taken a close look at the immediate aftermath of the worldwide …

Tempting Fate

• <b>Author:</b> Jane Green<p><b>Number one bestselling author Jane Green gives a powerful portrayal of a marriage rocked by betrayal in the stunning Tempting Fate.</b><p>When Gabby first met Elliott she knew he was the man for her. In twenty years of marriage she has never doubted her love for him - even when he …

Beautiful Bastard

• <b>Author:</b> Christina Lauren<p><b>An ambitious intern. A perfectionist executive. And a whole lot of name calling.</b><p>Whip-smart, hardworking, and on her way to an MBA, Chloe Mills has only one problem: her boss, Bennett Ryan. He’s exacting, blunt, inconsiderate—and completely irresistible. A Beautiful …

The Love of My Life

• <b>Author:</b> Louise Douglas<p><i>‘I miss him with every breath and heartbeat. He should have been my happy ending. Instead, he is the sad beginning to my story.’</i><p>Olivia and Luca Felicone had known each other nearly all their lives, but when they fell in love as teenagers and eloped to London, they broke the …

The World's Most Evil People

• <b>Author:</b> Rodney Castleden<p>They had a choice between good and evil. They chose evil without hesitation, doubt or remorse.<br>There are many evil people in the world. From evil tyrants who deliberately and systematically commit horrific crimes on a grand scale, killing, torturing, bombing and maiming to …

Why Relationships Fail

• <b>Author:</b> Evan Mitchell & Brian Mitchell<p><b>Most relationships fail.</b> <br>It’s hard to get a clear fix on relationships. They’re intrinsically messy.<br>But the place to start is with one clear understanding. <b><br>Most relationships fail.</b> <i><br>Yes, the overwhelming majority of existing couples will split up.</i> <i><br>Test it on</i> …

Rise of the Footsoldier - In My Game, The Choice is a Jail or a Grave

• <b>Author:</b> Carlton Leach<p>'The first thing that caught my eye was the geezer with the gold tooth - the second was that he was holding a shooter - and the third that he was pointing it at me.' Carlton Leach is a gangland legend - the mere mention of his name strikes fear into his enemies; yet to his …

Ten Billion

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Emmott<p>'I think we're f****d' <i>Stephen Emmott</i><p><i>Ten Billion</i> is a book about us.<p>It's a book about you, your children, your parents, your friends. It's about every one of us. It's about our failure: failure as individuals, the failure of business, and the failure of our politicians.<p>It is …

Nemesis

• <b>Author:</b> Jo Nesbø<p>OVER 9 MILLION BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE<p>How do you catch a killer when you're the number one suspect?<p>A man is caught on CCTV, shooting dead a cashier at a bank. Detective Harry Hole begins his investigation, but after dinner with an old flame wakes up with no memory of the past 12 hours. …

The Leopard

• <b>Author:</b> Jo Nesbø<p>From the bestselling author of <i>The Snowman</i> - an explosive new thriller.<p>In the depths of winter a killer stalks the city streets. Two women are found drowned in their own blood. A third woman is hanged from a diving board.<p>YOU ARE ALLOWING THIS KILLING TO GO ON.<p>The crime scenes offer …

The Family

• <b>Author:</b> Martina Cole<p>Devastatingly powerful and utterly unforgettable, THE FAMILY will hook you in from the very first page, and keep you there till the very last. Phillip Murphy is a family man. He worships his old mum; he takes care of his siblings who help run his business empire; he dotes on his …

The Doomsday Prophecy (Ben Hope, Book 3)

• <b>Author:</b> Scott Mariani<p>FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR<p>When ex-SAS operative Ben Hope decided to give up rescuing kidnap victims in favour of the Theology studies he abandoned years before, he should have known that fate would decide differently.<p>Searching for missing biblical archaeologist Zoë …

Two Women

• <b>Author:</b> Martina Cole<p><b>Prison will make or break you...</b><p><b>Danger and violence have always been a part of Susan Dalston's East End upbringing, but being locked up with another murderess will have consequences that no one could have predicted. TWO WOMEN by Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller Martina Cole tells</b> …