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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

The bestselling author of The Black Swan and 'the hottest thinker in the world' (Sunday Times) is back with a book challenging... [more]

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

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Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia

Clive Hamilton

Reference works; History; Politics & government

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Thoroughly researched and powerfully argued, Silent Invasion is a sobering examination of the mounting threats to democratic... [more]

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1947: When now begins

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1947: When now begins

Elisabeth Asbrink

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; History: specific events & topics; Social & cultural history

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As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age - the one we call now. [more]

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The Quotable Darwin

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The Quotable Darwin

Janet Browne

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Dictionaries of quotations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

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<div><strong>A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

$50.00

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

Michael Lewis

Decision theory: general; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Business & Economics; Behavioural economics

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'There are geniuses who work on their own. Together, we are exceptional.' Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn... [more]

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A World Without  Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age...

Emmy J. Favilla

Writing & editing guides; Reference; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle

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A book about language, exploring the new rules of writing in the age of social media, emojis and cyberslang. Featuring emoji... [more]

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The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders

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The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders

Stuart Kells

Library & information sciences

Paperback

<div>Libraries are filled with magic. From the Bodleian, the Folger and... [more]

$32.99

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The Wisdom of Oz: Australian Aphorisms from the Profound to the Profane

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The Wisdom of Oz: Australian Aphorisms from the Profound to the Profane...

Black Inc

Reference; Gift books

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<div><strong>The Wisdom of Oz presents the finest pearls of wisdom from Australians of all walks of life - from politicians... [more]

$14.99

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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

Daniel Wallace

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Reference works

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From the Clone Wars and the Rebellion to the clashes with the First Order, the galaxy is defined by war. Star Wars: On the... [more]

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

David Coe

Reference

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If it is important to say what you mean and mean what you say, you will love this book and use it often. It is a must-have... [more]

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Guinness World Records 2017

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Guinness World Records 2017

Buzz Aldrin

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Hardback

The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting... [more]

$44.99

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

Ina Bertrand, Peter J. E. Hughes

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Media studies; Social research & statistics

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This text provides an accessible introduction and overview of research methods for studying media, communication and culture,... [more]

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics; Advocate - History

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While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

$27.99

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking

Chris Anderson

Public speaking guides; Reference; Business communication & presentation

Paperback

The official TED guide to public speaking [more]

$22.99

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

Kim Newman

Film theory & criticism; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman s reviews... [more]

$27.99

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Quotes for Nasty Women

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Quotes for Nasty Women

Linda Picone

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

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When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as such a nasty woman women felt a jolt of recognition - and promptly turned... [more]

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the world

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the...

Paul Smith

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

This lifesize guide and essential reference reveals the extraordinary beauty, surprising diversity and importance of seeds... [more]

$59.99

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson

Directories; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

The most up-to-date resource for baby names --Cover. [more]

$17.99

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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

Caroline Taggart

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Sunday Times bestselling author Caroline Taggart takes her usual gentle and gently humorous approach to punctuation, pointing... [more]

$17.99

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

Jim Murray

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cookery, food & drink; Spirits & cocktails

Paperback

Now in it's 15th year. Jim Murray's Whisky Bible is the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched guide to whisky ever... [more]

$39.95

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference

Paperback

The follow-up to the phenomenal international bestseller, Letters of Note [more]

$34.99

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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

Mark Frary

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Codes win wars, conceal state secrets, protect privacy, secure banks and transmit messages. Through forty - five of the... [more]

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

Bernard Ireland, John Parker

Reference works; History; Military & naval ships; Ships & shipping: general interest

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Charts more than a century of destroyer, frigate and submarine development, starting with the earliest vessels, through two... [more]

$35.95

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

Dawn E. Holmes

Data analysis: general; Computing & IT; Data capture & analysis; Data mining

Paperback

An unimaginably vast amount of data is now generated by our on-line lives and businesses, At the same time, our ability to... [more]

$15.95

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