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Talk: The Science of Conversation

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Talk: The Science of Conversation

Elizabeth Stokoe

linguistics; Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology

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This book will change the way you think about talk. It will explain the big pay-offs to understanding conversation scientifically.... [more]

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Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures That Turn Your World Upside Down

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Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures That Turn Your World Upside Down...

Tom Standage

Reference; Reference works; Society & culture: general; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

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Some questions you never think to ask. Others, you didn't know you didn't know. And some facts are so surprising they cry... [more]

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

Nic Fields

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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In the aftermath of the murder of Gaius Julius Caesar, his self-declared successor Mark Antony struggled to hold together... [more]

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Why French Women Feel Young at 50... and how you can too

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Why French Women Feel Young at 50... and how you can too

Mylene Desclaux

Psychology; Maturation & ageing; Women's health

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Parisian blogger Mylene Desclaux assures us that we are still 'young women' in our fifties - but with more opportunities.... [more]

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

Roberto M. Dainotto

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history; Organised crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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What makes Tony Soprano so likeable? Why would we rather leave the cannoli and take the gun? Do we truly want Scarface's Tony... [more]

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Maze-O-Zoic: 50 Dinosuar Mazes

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Maze-O-Zoic: 50 Dinosuar Mazes

Joe Wos

Education; Children's & Educational

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From the author of A-MAZE-ING Animals and Myths & Monsters!<br /><br />Features... [more]

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'I STILL Find That Offensive!'

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'I STILL Find That Offensive!'

Claire Fox

Society & Social Sciences; Political correctness

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New, updated edition of the acclaimed polemic by the celebrated libertarian... [more]

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In Defence of Political Correctness

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In Defence of Political Correctness

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general

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By tracing the history and definition of the term, Alibhai-Brown looks to clarify the very nature of PC, which is ultimately... [more]

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Focus (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

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Focus (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Heidi Grant, Amy Jen Su, Rasmus Hougaard

Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success

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The importance of achieving deep focus goes beyond your own productivity. Deep focus allows you to lead others successfully,... [more]

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Self-Awareness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

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Self-Awareness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Robert Steven Kaplan, Susan David, Tasha Eurich

Psychology; Business & management; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Self-awareness is the bedrock of emotional intelligence. It enables you to see your talents, shortcomings, and potential.... [more]

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The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

George Hawley (Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Alabama)

Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Politics & government; Political ideologies; Political activism

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In recent years, the so-called Alt-Right, a white nationalist movement, has grown at an alarming rate. Taking advantage of... [more]

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century AD

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century...

Raffaele D'Amato , Andrey Evgenevich Negin

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Land forces & warfare

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From the army of Marc Antony in the 1st century BC, Roman generals hired Oriental heavy armoured cavalry to serve in their... [more]

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American Politics: A Graphic History

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American Politics: A Graphic History

Laura Locker

Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; History; Regional & national history; Politics & government; Political structure & processes; Political parties

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The people, ideals and events that have shaped a nation - in comic book form [more]

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

Peter Hart

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat... [more]

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Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968

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Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and...

Norman Mailer

Reportage & collected journalism; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Elections & referenda; Demonstrations & protest movements

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Miami, Summer 1968. The Vietnam War is raging; Martin Luther King, Jr., and Bobby Kennedy have just been assassinated. The... [more]

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The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel / The Novel as History

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The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel / The Novel as History

Norman Mailer

Vietnam War fiction; Demonstrations & protest movements

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The novelists interpretes and dramatizes the October 1967 anti-war demonstration in Washington and the issues and politics... [more]

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Invasion of the Space Invaders: An Addict's Guide to Battle Tactics, Big Scores and the Best Machines

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Invasion of the Space Invaders: An Addict's Guide to Battle Tactics, Big...

Martin Amis

Society & Social Sciences; Computer games: strategy guides

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Back in a facsimile edition is Martin Amis's closet passion project, first published in 1982: a compulsive gamer's guide to... [more]

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The Front Runner

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The Front Runner

Matt Bai

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Politics & government

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In May 1987, Colorado Senator Gary Hart - a dashing, reform-minded Democrat - seemed a lock for the party?s presidential nomination... [more]

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The 5AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life.

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The 5AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life.

Robin Sharma

Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based... [more]

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

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George Washington: The Wonder of the Age

John Rhodehamel

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership

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A much-needed concise biography of America's first president [more]

$37.99

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Awakening Democracy through Public Work: Pedagogies of Empowerment

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Awakening Democracy through Public Work: Pedagogies of Empowerment

Harry C. Boyte

Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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In the face of authoritarian, divisive trends and multiplying crises, when politics-as-usual is stymied, Awakening Democracy... [more]

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On Human Nature

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On Human Nature

Roger Scruton

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; States of consciousness

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A brief, radical defense... [more]

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History of Modern Psychology: Lectures Delivered at ETH Zurich, Volume 1, 1933-1934

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History of Modern Psychology: Lectures Delivered at ETH Zurich, Volume 1,...

C. G. Jung

Psychology; Analytical & Jungian psychology; History of science

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Jung's lectures on the history of psychology--in English for the first time Between 1933 and 1941, C. G. Jung delivered... [more]

$56.99

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Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

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Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Alan Liu

Literature: history & criticism; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; History of science

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Liu takes our concern with the fleeting and virtual nature of our relationships today and gives it a historical angle, drawing... [more]

$64.00

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Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

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Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Christopher L. Miller

Literary studies: general; Ethnic studies; Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter

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Writing a new page in the surprisingly long history of literary deceit, Impostors examines a series of literary hoaxes, deceptions... [more]

$53.99

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