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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner...

Eliza Griswold

History; Sociology; Politics & government; Fossil fuel technologies

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Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact... [more]

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind

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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes...

Michael S. Gazzaniga

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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The father of cognitive neuroscience illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problem. How do neurons... [more]

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Paris 1919

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Paris 1919

Margaret MacMillan

History; European history; First World War; Diplomacy

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The story of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, when for six extraordinary months the city was at the centre of world government... [more]

$24.99

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Global warming

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'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg,... [more]

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Snowling

linguistics; Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of specific learning difficulties & needs; Medicine; Neurosciences

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Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting... [more]

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Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

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Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Jeff Broadwater

History; History of the Americas; Political science & theory; Political leaders & leadership

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Explores the evolution of the constitutional thought of these two seminal American figures, from the beginning of the American... [more]

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century...

James P. Delgado (Maritime Archaeologist)

History; Maritime history; Military history; Underwater archaeology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

From an author who has spent four decades in the quest for lost ships, this lavishly illustrated history of naval warfare... [more]

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Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

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Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

Walden Bello

Political activism; Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

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Walden Bello, one of the leading figures of the anti-globalisation movement, reveals how an impending financial crash in China... [more]

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Living with Hitler: Compelling Recollections of Hitler's Personal Staff

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Living with Hitler: Compelling Recollections of Hitler's Personal Staff...

Karl Wilhellm Krause & Herbert Dohring & Anna Plaim...

Humanities; History; Military history

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This collection paints a picture of Hitler from members of his household in the unique position of being “seemingly... [more]

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

Jeffrey Masson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Psychology: emotions; Mathematics & Sciences; Farm & working animals

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`An unbelievably inspiring book' Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that pigs frequently throw... [more]

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Strange Stars

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Strange Stars

Jason Heller

Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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In [this book, the author] recasts sci-fi and pop music as parallel cultural forces that depended on one another to expand... [more]

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On Freedom

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On Freedom

Tory Shepherd

Literary essays; History; Gender studies: women; Family & relationships

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They're labelled as selfish, as deliberately barren , and sometimes as crazy old cat ladies, but increasingly women are choosing... [more]

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Reinventing Your Life

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Reinventing Your Life

Jeffrey E. Young, Janet S. Klosko

Psychology; Popular psychology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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End the self-destructive behaviours that stop you from living your best life. [more]

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Russia's Futures

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Russia's Futures

Richard Sakwa

History; Political science & theory

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Russia is back as a major force in global politics, but what does this mean? In this erudite and balanced study, renowned... [more]

$33.95

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The Joy of Missing Out

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The Joy of Missing Out

Svend Brinkmann

History of Western philosophy; Psychology; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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`Because you're worth it', proclaims the classic cosmetics ad. `Just do it!' implores the global sports retailer. Everywhere... [more]

$26.95

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

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Tyrant: Shakespeare On Power

Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Political leaders & leadership

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'Brilliant' Sunday TimesHow does a truly disastrous leader - a sociopath, a demagogue, a tyrant - come to power? [more]

$22.99

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Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

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Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

David Epstein

Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Learning; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology; Sports psychology

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Range is the groundbreaking and exhilarating exploration into how to be successful in the twenty-first century. Through fascinating... [more]

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The extraordinary story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps not once but more than... [more]

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

Tom Bamforth

Regional studies; History; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the... [more]

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The Talking Cure: Normal People, Their Hidden Struggles and the Life-Changing Power of Therapy

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The Talking Cure: Normal People, Their Hidden Struggles and the Life-Changing...

Gillian Straker, Jacqui Winship

Psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

A beautifully written account by two psychotherapists of how the experience of therapy can change your life. [more]

$32.99

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Austentatious: The Evolving World of Jane Austen Fans

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Austentatious: The Evolving World of Jane Austen Fans

Holly Luetkenhaus, Zoe Weinstein

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Popular culture

Paperback

Explores online fan spaces in search of Janeites all over the world to discover what fans are making, how fans are sharing... [more]

$51.95

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The Burning Forest: India's War Against the Maoists

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The Burning Forest: India's War Against the Maoists

Nandini Sundar

History; Indigenous peoples; Marxism & Communism

Paperback

The war between Maoists and the state in the heart of India [more]

$49.99

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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In this timely new edition of his classic book A Political Philosophy, celebrated conservative philosopher Roger Scruton interrogates... [more]

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Espionage & secret services

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The wickedly funny sequel to the MI5 and Me, described by Tatler as 'a stone cold comic classic', following the irrepressible... [more]

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The Animal's Companion: People and their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story

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The Animal's Companion: People and their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story...

Jacky Colliss Harvey

Literary essays; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Domestic animals & pets

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A fascinating, heart-warming, and often humorous historical and cultural exploration of our universal human need for the companionship... [more]

$35.00

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