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New Power

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New Power

Jeremy Heimans, Henry Timms

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Political activism

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In this indispensable guide to navigating the 21st century, two visionary thinkers reveal how the nature of power has changed... [more]

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

Andrew Morton

Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author of Diana: Her True Story and Wallis in Love, comes the inside story of Meghan Markle... [more]

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Cringeworthy: How to Make the Most of Uncomfortable Situations

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Cringeworthy: How to Make the Most of Uncomfortable Situations

Melissa Dahl

Sociology; Psychology; Health psychology; Popular science; Health & Self-Help

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She invites you to follow her into all sorts of mortifying moments, drawing on personal experience and in-depth psychological... [more]

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour Camps

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour...

Xu Hongci

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Prisons

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`One of the greatest escape stories I've ever read' Mail on SundayAn ordinary man's extraordinary escape from Mao's brutal... [more]

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Blue Collar Frayed: Working Men in Tomorrow's Economy

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Blue Collar Frayed: Working Men in Tomorrow's Economy

Jennifer Rayner

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology: work & labour; Labour economics

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Jennifer Rayner knows a thing or two about blue-collar blokes. Her brother, her dad and her grandfather all make a living... [more]

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The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist's Journey from Helplessness to Optimism

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The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist's Journey from Helplessness to Optimism...

Martin Seligman

Psychology; Health & Self-Help

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Martin E. P. Seligman is one of the most decorated and popular psychologists of his generation. When he first encountered... [more]

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The Case Against Fragrance

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The Case Against Fragrance

Kate Grenville

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general

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A personal investigation of the science of scent, and the power of the fragrance industry, from multi-award-winning Australian... [more]

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The Secret Ingredient: The Power of the Family Table

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The Secret Ingredient: The Power of the Family Table

Chloe Shorten

Food & society; Cookery, food & drink

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With treasured recipes, Chloe Shorten shows how eating together as a family offers more than a meal: it can nourish relationships... [more]

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The Prisoner

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The Prisoner

Kerry Tucker

Biography; Prisons

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Kerry Tucker seemed to be a typical suburban mother of two, but she had a terrible secret- she had been stealing money from... [more]

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How the Hell Did This Happen?: A Cautionary Tale of American Democracy

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How the Hell Did This Happen?: A Cautionary Tale of American Democracy

P. J. O'Rourke

History; Elections & referenda; Humour

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An essential take on the stranger-than-fiction 2016 presidential election from a quintessential voice on American politics... [more]

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Chappaquiddick: Power, Privilege, and the Ted Kennedy Cover-Up

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Chappaquiddick: Power, Privilege, and the Ted Kennedy Cover-Up

Leo Damore

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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An achievement of reportorial diligence, this book tells a story that the most imaginative crime novelist would have been... [more]

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

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Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from our... [more]

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Eat the Apple

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Eat the Apple

Matt Young

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Naval forces & warfare

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A gut-wrenching, beautiful memoir which explores toxic masculinity and the devastating consequences of war on one impressionable... [more]

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden Age of Flight Test

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden...

Frederick Johnsen

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & aviation technology

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Filling a void in major works about rare and exotic flight test aircraft, this book is the definitive work on the converted... [more]

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The Work I Did: A Memoir of the Secretary to Goebbels

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The Work I Did: A Memoir of the Secretary to Goebbels

Brunhilde Pomsel, Thore D. Hansen

Biography; Memoirs; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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`I know no one ever believes us nowadays - everyone thinks we knew everything. We knew nothing. It was all a well-kept secret.... [more]

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The Extreme Centre: A Second Warning

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The Extreme Centre: A Second Warning

Tariq Ali

Politics & government; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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Britain's leading radical updates his attack on the failures of the political centre ground [more]

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Precious Indian Weapons: And other Princely Accoutrements

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Precious Indian Weapons: And other Princely Accoutrements

Salam Kaoukji

Non-graphic art forms; History; Weapons & equipment

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A beautiful volume showcasing the dazzling precious weapons of The al-Sabah Collection [more]

$55.00

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Soviet Destroyers of World War II

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Soviet Destroyers of World War II

Alexander Hill

History; Second World War; Military & naval ships

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The Soviet Navy that faced the German onslaught in 1941 boasted a mixture of modern warships, often built with foreign technical... [more]

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The Crossbow

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The Crossbow

Mike Loades

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Technologically sophisticated and powerful, the crossbow has long enjoyed a popular reputation for villainous superiority... [more]

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Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights

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Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights...

Steven Levingston

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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An account of the contentious relationship between the thirty-fifth president and Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the tumultuous... [more]

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Finland at War: The Winter War 1939-40

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Finland at War: The Winter War 1939-40

Vesa Nenye, Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen, Chris Birks

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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When close to half a million Soviet troops poured into Finland in 1939 it was expected that Finnish defences would collapse... [more]

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Crossroads: Travelling Through the Middle Ages

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Crossroads: Travelling Through the Middle Ages

Wbooks

History; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies

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The story of the trade network and the lively exchange of goods and ideas, diplomatic missions and knowledge in Europe during... [more]

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Xi Jinping: The Governance of China Volume 2: [English Language Version]

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Xi Jinping: The Governance of China Volume 2: [English Language Version]...

Xi Jinping

History; Politics & government

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The book is a compilation of Xi Jinping's major works from November 15, 2012 to June 13, 2014. It includes speeches, talks,... [more]

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Misogynation: The True Scale of Sexism

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Misogynation: The True Scale of Sexism

Laura Bates

Society & Social Sciences; Sexual abuse & harassment; Social discrimination; Gender studies: women

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Pastor and the Painter: Inside the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran - from Aussie schoolboys to Bali 9 drug traffickers to Kerobokan's redeemed men

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The Pastor and the Painter: Inside the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran...

Cindy Wockner

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Drugs trade & trafficking

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Who were Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran? Why did they attempt to smuggle drugs from Bali to Australia? How did they rehabilitate... [more]

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