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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; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

Paperback

Is the pope atheist? Why can a stubborn minority easily end up ruling? Should you take advice from a salesperson? This book... [more]

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Guinness Down Under

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Guinness Down Under

Smith Rod

Reference; History

Paperback

Guinness is a name instantly recognised the world over the famous stout has been brewed at St James's Gate in Dublin for... [more]

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT 2018 Edition & MP3 CD

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT 2018 Edition & MP3 CD

Princeton Review

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Accompanying MP3 CD includes audio exercises and test sections. [more]

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Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy

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Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy

Malise Ruthven

World atlases & world maps; History: theory & methods; Historical geography; Politics & government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics

Hardback

With hundreds of full-color maps and finely crafted images, this atlas illustrates treaties that have determined the fates... [more]

$79.99

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Amazing Arachnids

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Amazing Arachnids

Jillian Cowles

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Arachnids; Insects (entomology); The Earth: natural history general

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A richly illustrated and up-close look at the secret lives of spiders and other arachnids The American Southwest is home... [more]

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

Garrett W. Brown (Professor of Political Theory and Global Health Policy, University of Leeds), Iain McLean (Official Fellow in Politics, Nuffield College, University of Oxford), Alistair McMillan (Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield)

Reference works; Politics & government; Constitution: government & the state; International relations

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This dictionary is renowned for its authoritative and clear explanations of political terms, as well as its impressive coverage... [more]

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

Richard Bellman

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Automatic control engineering

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Historically and technically important papers range from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive... [more]

$36.99

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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

Paperback

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

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The Intellectual Devotional

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The Intellectual Devotional

David Kidder, Noah Oppenheim

Reference; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

This secular daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning is designed to inspire and invigorate the reader every day... [more]

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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

Eighty of the world's greatest myths and characters, from the gods of Greek mythology to the Norse heroes, retold and explained... [more]

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After The Fact: The Erosion of Truth and the Inevitable Rise of Donald Trump

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After The Fact: The Erosion of Truth and the Inevitable Rise of Donald Trump...

Nathan Bomey

Reference works; History

Hardback

This trenchant analysis examines the many ways our society's increasingly tenuous commitment to facts laid the groundwork... [more]

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Game Changers: Stories of the Revolutionary Minds behind Game Theory

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Game Changers: Stories of the Revolutionary Minds behind Game Theory

Rudolf Taschner

Decision theory: general; Mathematics & Sciences

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In this lively history of game theory, a gifted math educator and science writer explains for lay readers the uses and value... [more]

$32.99

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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments

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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments...

James Scheibli

Film, TV & Radio; Dictionaries of quotations; Popular culture; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

This one-of-a-kind collection of movie quotes and trivia spans over 100 years of cinema, and provides cinephiles of all ages... [more]

$24.99

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A Crash Course in Statistics

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A Crash Course in Statistics

Ryan J. Winter

Research methods: general; Psychological methodology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A Crash Course in Statistics is a short introduction to key statistical methods including descriptive statistics, one-way... [more]

$58.99

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What is the History of the Book?

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What is the History of the Book?

James Raven

Library & information sciences; History: specific events & topics; Media studies; Publishing industry

Paperback

This book introduces the fast-developing field of book history. James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh... [more]

$33.95

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To Dare More Boldly: The Audacious Story of Political Risk

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To Dare More Boldly: The Audacious Story of Political Risk

John C. Hulsman

Risk assessment; Politics & government; Business strategy

Hardback

Ten lessons from history on the dos and don'ts of analyzing political riskOur baffling new multipolar world grows ever more... [more]

$64.99

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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

Phaidon Editors

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest writers - exclusively researched for this new book... [more]

$29.95

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

Zing Tsjeng

Biography; Reference works; General & world history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The influential and rebellious female leaders that history should never have forgotten. [more]

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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

Paperback

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

$22.99

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A Library Miscellany

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A Library Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Library & information sciences; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

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What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which... [more]

$24.99

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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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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

Paperback

A timely reference work in the light of the rise of Wikileaks, GCHQ and... [more]

$29.99

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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

Paperback

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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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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