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An Autobiography: 150th Anniversary Edition with an Introduction by Pankaj Mishra

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An Autobiography: 150th Anniversary Edition with an Introduction by Pankaj...

M. K. Gandhi

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political ideologies; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in western India in 1869. He was educated in London and later travelled to South Africa,... [more]

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Nir Eyal

Psychology; Business innovation; Technology: general issues; Self-help & personal development

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With groundbreaking research and exclusive interviews, Nir Eyal, author of the bestselling Hooked, lays bare the processes... [more]

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal George Pell

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Fallen: The Inside Story of the Secret Trial and Conviction of Cardinal...

Lucie Morris-Marr

True crime; History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse

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'Gripping and insightful' - Chrissie Foster, AM There was an eerie silence in the packed courtroom as everyone looked... [more]

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Bergson

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Bergson

Mark Sinclair

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of mind; Sociology; Philosophy of science

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Henri Bergson (1859-1941) was one of the most celebrated and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. He was awarded... [more]

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Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases-San Francisco, New Orleans, New York

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Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases-San Francisco, New Orleans, New York...

Rebecca Solnit, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Rebecca Snedeker

Society & culture: general; Social groups; Human geography; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Explore the hidden histories of San Francisco, New Orleans, and New York with this brilliant reinvention of the traditional... [more]

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

George Magnus

Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Politics & government; Central government policies; International relations; Political economy

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A trusted economic commentator provides a penetrating account of the threats to China's continued economic rise [more]

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How to Rig an Election

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How to Rig an Election

Nic Cheeseman, Brian Klaas

Politics & government; Elections & referenda

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An engrossing analysis of the pseudo-democratic methods employed by despots around the world to retain control [more]

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In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy

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In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political...

Katrina Forrester

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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In this first-ever history of contemporary liberal theory, Forrester shows how liberal egalitarianism--a set of ideas about... [more]

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Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

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Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First...

Tim Winter

History; Asian history; International relations; International economics; Geography

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Launched in 2013, China's Belt and Road Initiative is forging connections in infrastructure, trade, energy, finance, tourism,... [more]

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Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience

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Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience

Michael S A Graziano (Princeton University)

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Neurosciences

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Neuroscientist and psychologist Michael Graziano puts forward a ground-breaking new theory of the origin of consciousness.... [more]

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Theory of the Hashtag

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Theory of the Hashtag

Andreas Bernard

Communication studies; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies

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Theory of the Hashtag traces the young and spectacular career of the humble hashtag, shining a bright light on a small but... [more]

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With Child: Lee Child and the Readers of Jack Reacher

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With Child: Lee Child and the Readers of Jack Reacher

Andy Martin

Media studies

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Andy Martin spent a year in the company of Lee Child, creator of tough-guy hero Jack Reacher. With Child is the diary of their... [more]

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A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop

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A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop

Kevin O'Rourke

History; Elections & referenda; EU & European institutions

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First published in France as Une breve histoire du Brexit published by Odile Jacob in 2018. [more]

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The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

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The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

A. Wess Mitchell

European history; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Geopolitics; Defence strategy, planning & research

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The Habsburg Empire's grand strategy for outmaneuvering and outlasting stronger rivals in a complicated geopolitical world... [more]

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Women, Race & Class

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Women, Race & Class

Angela Y. Davis

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Social classes; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies

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'Black women were equal to their men in the oppression they suffered; they were their men's social equals within the slave... [more]

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Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

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Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Amaryllis Fox

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; True crime; Public administration; Espionage & secret services

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After an intense training period - where she learns how to master a Glock, get out of flexicuffs while in the trunk of a car,... [more]

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The Pianist of Yarmouk

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The Pianist of Yarmouk

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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One morning on the outskirts of Damascus, two starving friends are walking through their desolate city and come across a familiar... [more]

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Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

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Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

W Scott Poole

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Social & cultural history; First World War; Popular culture; Media studies

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Historian and Bram Stoker Award Nominee W. Scott Poole traces the confluence of military history, technology, and art that... [more]

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OSS: The Secret History Of America's First Central Intelligence Agency

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OSS: The Secret History Of America's First Central Intelligence Agency

Richard Harris Smith

History; Espionage & secret services

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Included on the CIA's Official List of Recommended Books for Intelligence Reading. [more]

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The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be Computed

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The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be...

Christof Koch (President and Chief Scientist, Allen Institute for Brain Science)

Drug-induced states; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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An argument that consciousness, more widespread than previously assumed, is the feeling of being alive, not a type of computation... [more]

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Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924

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Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924...

Charles Emmerson

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Fascism & Nazism; Political leaders & leadership

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Outside the classic frames of war and peace, these all-too-human tales - funny, tragic and fateful - tell a wider story of... [more]

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Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking

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Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking

Matthew Syed

Social & political philosophy; History of ideas; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Popular psychology

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An inspiring book about creative problem-solving from the No.1 bestselling author of BOUNCE, BLACK BOX THINKING and YOU ARE... [more]

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

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The Norse Myths: Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold

Dr Tom Birkett

Myth & legend told as fiction; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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The greatest legends, battles and heroics of Norse Mythology, brought to life and explained in fascinating detail. [more]

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The Only Plane in the Sky: The Oral History of 9/11

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The Only Plane in the Sky: The Oral History of 9/11

Garrett M. Graff

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Oral history; Terrorist attack

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The Definitive First-Person Account of the Day That Changed the World [more]

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Manga Artists Handbook: Drawing Basic Characters: Easy 1 2 3 Method for Beginner

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Manga Artists Handbook: Drawing Basic Characters: Easy 1 2 3 Method for...

Junka Morozumi, Tomomi Mizuna

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Fiction-related items; Popular culture

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This book provides a revolutionary new 3-step tracing technique that beginning artists can use to quickly learn to draw manga... [more]

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