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W&N Politics / Autobiography HB / TPB September £25.00 / £14.99 336pp 978 1 474 60419 2 / 978 1 474 60420 8 eBook: £25.00 / 978 1 474 60422 2

SHIMON PERES No Room for Small Dreams Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel

The six key decisions that shaped the israeli nation, chosen by its former Prime Minister (1985–1986, 1995–1996) and President (2007–2014).

Shimon Peres, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the towering figures of the twentieth century, caps his legacy with this book, completed shortly before his death. Peres meditates on what makes for a great leader, how to make hard choices in a climate of uncertainty, the challenge of making peace, the obligations and opportunities the next generation must embrace, and the liberating power of imagination. No Room for Small Dreams is a majestic, intimate and personal exploration of modern Israel’s history and values that provides invaluable insight for its future.

shimon Peres was President of Israel from 2007 to 2014. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and honorarily appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George in 2008. He died aged ninety-three in 2016.

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W&N Non-fiction • September 2017

W&N History MMP September £12.99 672pp 978 1 474 60646 2 eBook: £12.99 / 978 1 474 60647 9

SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIORE Titans of History The Giants Who Made Our World a dazzling selection of the lives of history’s greatest and most terrible characters.

Over the course of two hundred concise biographies spanning three thousand years, acclaimed historian, author and presenter Simon Sebag Montefiore tells the history of the world through the lives of entertaining, horrifying and inspiring figures that everyone should know: from Cleopatra to Rasputin, Jane Austen to Pablo Escobar, Richard III to JFK.

• Fully updated and featuring a new chapter on simon bolivar (1783–1830).

• Reissued with a bold new cover design to maximise its popular, accessible content.

simon sebag Montefiore is a prizewinning historian whose bestselling books have been published in forty-five languages. He is the author of Catherine the Great and Potemkin, Stalin, Young Stalin, Jerusalem and The Romanovs.

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Location: Kensington, London www.simonsebagmontefiore.com f/simon-sebag-Montefiore T: @simonmontefiore