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The Psychology of the Paranormal

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The Psychology of the Paranormal

David Groome (Formerly at the University of Westminster, UK), Michael Eysenck (Emeritus Professor of Psychology in the psychology department at Royal Holloway University of London, UK), Robin Law (Westminster University, UK)

Psychology; Parapsychological studies

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Can mediums communicate with the dead? Do people really believe they've been abducted by aliens? Why do some people make life... [more]

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The Psychology of Politics

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The Psychology of Politics

Barry Richards

Psychology; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Social, group or collective psychology; Politics & government

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How do some political leaders capture popular support? What is the appeal of belonging to a nation? Can democracy thrive?<br... [more]

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The Psychology of Happiness

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The Psychology of Happiness

Peter Warr (University of Sheffield, UK)

Psychology; Health psychology; Psychotherapy

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Is happiness all down to luck? Do events in our life influence how happy we feel? Can too much of a good thing make us less... [more]

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On Identity

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On Identity

Stan Grant

Literary essays; Social groups

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Tribalism, nationalism and sectarianism are dividing the world into us and them. Communities are a tinderbox of anger and... [more]

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The Civic Foundations of Fascism in Europe

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The Civic Foundations of Fascism in Europe

Dylan Riley

Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism

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How the development of twentieth-century fascism depended on strong civil societies [more]

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Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason

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Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason

David Harvey

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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Marx's Capital is one of the most important texts of the modern era. The three volumes, published between 1867 and 1883, changed... [more]

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring Commando Raid of WWII

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring...

Ian McPhedran

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Ships & shipping: general interest

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A Line in the River: Khartoum, City of Memory

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A Line in the River: Khartoum, City of Memory

Jamal Mahjoub

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Politics & government; Travel & holiday

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'A travelogue and memoir to rank alongside anything by Chatwin or Thubron' Jim Crace 'A most absorbing and rewarding book'... [more]

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

Dean Burnett

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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In his research into these questions - and many more besides - Burnett unravels our complex internal lives to reveal the often... [more]

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It Back

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Moneyland: Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It...

Oliver Bullough

Political corruption; Business & Economics; Political economy

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Once upon a time, if an official stole money, there wasn't much he could do with it. He could buy himself a new car or build... [more]

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European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race

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European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race...

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Warfare & defence

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From Spain to Russia, and from Ottoman Turkey to Bismarck's Prussia, this book explores 15 years that transformed European... [more]

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

Michael Blastland

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science

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A revolutionary new book revealing why we should doubt experts - and question ourselves [more]

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The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization

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The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization...

Richard Baldwin

Globalization; Business & Economics

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From 1820 to 1990 the share of world income going to today's wealthy nations soared from 20% to 70%. That share has recently... [more]

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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

Richard Sennett

Society & Social Sciences; Urban communities; Social theory

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In Building and Dwelling, Richard Sennett distils a lifetime's thinking and practical experience to explore the relationship... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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Cities: The First 6,000 Years

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Cities: The First 6,000 Years

Monica Smith

Society & Social Sciences; Urban communities

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A FASCINATING INVESTIGATION INTO THE HISTORY OF CITIES: WHY DID THEY OCCUR, HOW HAVE THEY EVOLVED, WHY DO SO MANY OF US CHOOSE... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Indianapolis is the thrilling true story of the greatest naval disaster in United States history - the sinking of the U.S.S.... [more]

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy...

Russ Harris

Psychology; Clinical psychology

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A practical and easy-to-use primer, ideal for newcomers and experienced professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear... [more]

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Stop Being Reasonable

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Stop Being Reasonable

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

Philosophy; Society & Social Sciences

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Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success

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Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success...

Michael Ungar

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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Finally, a book that explains why self-help gurus and motivational speakers mostly fail to deliver, and what really produces... [more]

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Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia

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Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia...

Andreas Harsono

History; Black & Asian studies

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Jakarta based Andreas Harsono is one of the most knowledgeable, experienced, high-profile and courageous of reporters and... [more]

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

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Every morning, so far, I'm alive: A memoir

Wendy Parkins

Memoirs; Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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This memoir charts the author's breakdown after migrating from New Zealand to England: what begins as homesickness and career... [more]

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My Story

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My Story

Julia Gillard

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Feminism & feminist theory; Politics & government; International relations

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`I was prime minister for three years and three days. Here we see what lay behind the resilience and dignified courage Gillard... [more]

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The Mueller Report

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The Mueller Report

The Washington Post

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Political campaigning & advertising

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April 30, 2019 is the expected publication date for The Mueller Report trade paperback. The ebook will be published on April... [more]

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