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Really?

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Really?

Jeremy Clarkson

Memoirs; Reportage & collected journalism; Fiction & Literature; Popular culture; Motor cars: general interest; Humour collections & anthologies

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In this collection of classic Clarkson, he's pulled together the car columns and stories with which he made his name.<br /><br... [more]

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Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance

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Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance

Lisa Fithian

Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying

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For decades, Fithian's work as an advocate for civil disobedience and nonviolent direct action has put her on the frontlines... [more]

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Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

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Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

Tristram Hunt

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Urban communities; Urban & municipal planning

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This title concerns the ideas and people who inspired and shaped the great Victorian cities, with all their energy, achievements... [more]

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Dependency (#3 Copenhagen Trilogy)

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Dependency (#3 Copenhagen Trilogy)

Tove Ditlevsen

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

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Tove is only twenty, but she's already famous, a published poet and wife of a much older literary editor. Her path in life... [more]

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Metahuman: Unleashing your infinite potential

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Metahuman: Unleashing your infinite potential

Deepak Chopra

Psychology; Self-help & personal development; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness? Chopra unlocks the secrets to... [more]

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The Irrational Ape: Why Flawed Logic Puts us all at Risk and How Critical Thinking Can Save the World

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The Irrational Ape: Why Flawed Logic Puts us all at Risk and How Critical...

David Robert Grimes

Psychology; Science: general issues; Memory improvement & thinking techniques; Advocate - Today's World

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How critical thinking and scientific method can help us to make the right decisions and spot fake news. [more]

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Talking Up a Legacy: Australian Prime Ministers and the Speeches We Remember Them By

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Talking Up a Legacy: Australian Prime Ministers and the Speeches We Remember...

Tom Clark

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

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When you change the government, you change the country, Paul Keating declared. It reminds us that the outlook and actions... [more]

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Teaching Mathematics in Primary Schools: Principles for Effective Practice

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Teaching Mathematics in Primary Schools: Principles for Effective Practice...

Robyn Jorgensen, Shelley Dole, Kevin Larkin

Primary & middle schools; Teaching skills & techniques; Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

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'This is an outstanding book: it should be high on the list of any primary school teacher's set of references and a required... [more]

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Nieuwpoort 1600: The First Modern Battle

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Nieuwpoort 1600: The First Modern Battle

Bouko de Groot

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The Eighty Years' War began as a limited Dutch rebellion seeking only religious tolerance from their Spanish overlords, but... [more]

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How Happiness Happens: Finding Lasting Joy In A World Of Comparison, Disappointment, And Unmet Expectations

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How Happiness Happens: Finding Lasting Joy In A World Of Comparison, Disappointment,...

Max Lucado

Christian life & practice; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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In a world searching for happiness, bestselling author Max Lucado provides a personal plan for a life filled with lasting... [more]

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The Education of an Idealist

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The Education of an Idealist

Samantha Power

Biography; Memoirs; Diplomacy; Human rights

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'One of our foremost thinkers on foreign policy.' Barack Obama The... [more]

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The Long March 1934-35: The rise of Mao and the beginning of modern China

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The Long March 1934-35: The rise of Mao and the beginning of modern China...

Benjamin Lai

History; Asian history; Military history; Warfare & defence

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Every nation has its founding myth, and for modern China it is the Long March. In the autumn of 1934, the Chinese Nationalists... [more]

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Cassius Dio

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Cassius Dio

Jesper Majbom Madsen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Historiography; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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This volume offers an introduction to the life and work of the 3rd-century-AD Greco-Roman senator and historian Cassius Dio,... [more]

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Memory-Wise: How Memory Works and What to Do When it Doesn'T

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Memory-Wise: How Memory Works and What to Do When it Doesn'T

Anne Unkenstein

Memory; Medicine; Coping with old age

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Does your memory change as you get older? It's common to be concerned about memory lapses, but how do you know if memory difficulties... [more]

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Truth: A Brief History of Total Bullsh*t

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Truth: A Brief History of Total Bullsh*t

Tom Phillips

Fiction & Literature; Social & cultural history; History of ideas; Humour

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TRUTH: A hilarious journey through the most bizarre and brilliant lies told by humans through the ages, from the author of... [more]

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The Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

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The Skripal Files: Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Political oppression & persecution

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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death...

Caitlin Doughty

Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Popular science

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Everyone's favourite mortician offers seriously fascinating answers to the questions you have about death but were too afraid... [more]

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

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A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Patricia Fara

Social & cultural history; First World War; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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2018 marked the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both... [more]

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The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace Prize

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The World's Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace...

Geir Lundestad

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History: specific events & topics; Politics & government

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The first-ever account of the world's leading prize written by a prominent insider in the Nobel system. [more]

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How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories

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How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories...

Alex Rosenberg

History; History: theory & methods; Psychology; Neurosciences

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Why we learn the wrong things from narrative history, and how our love for stories is hard-wired. [more]

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The Penguin Book of Migration Literature: Departures, Arrivals, Generations, Returns

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The Penguin Book of Migration Literature: Departures, Arrivals, Generations,...

Dohra Ahmad

Poetry anthologies; Anthologies (non-poetry); Short stories; Migration, immigration & emigration

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Every year, three to four million people move to a new country. From war refugees to corporate expats, migrants constantly... [more]

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The Laundromat: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite

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The Laundromat: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money...

Jake Bernstein

Films, movies & cinema; Politics & government; Political corruption; Press & journalism; Fraud

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In The Laundromat, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Jake Bernstein explores this shadow economy and how it evolved,... [more]

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Permanent Record

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Permanent Record

Edward Snowden

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Information technology industries; Privacy & data protection

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Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government's system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first... [more]

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Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth

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Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth

Guy Standing

Social discrimination; Politics & government; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Central government policies; Political corruption; Public ownership & nationalisation

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We are losing the commons. Austerity and neoliberal policies have depleted our shared wealth; our national utilities have... [more]

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The Power of Nonviolent Resistance: Selected Writings

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The Power of Nonviolent Resistance: Selected Writings

Mohandas Gandhi

Literary essays; Political structure & processes; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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In time for the 150th anniversary of his birth comes a specially curated collection of Mahatma Gandhi's writings on nonviolent... [more]

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