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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 Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

Brian Herder

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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It is often forgotten that during World War II, the Japanese managed to successfully invade and conquer a precious part of... [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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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing... [more]

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Could Have Stopped Climate Change

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Could Have Stopped Climate Change

Nathaniel Rich

Geopolitics; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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The most urgent story of our times, brilliantly reframed, beautifully told: how we had the chance to stop climate change,... [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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Karu: Growing Up Gurindji

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Karu: Growing Up Gurindji

Biddy Wavehill, Topsy Ngarnjal, Felcity Meakins

History; Society & culture: general

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In Karu, Gurindji women describe their child-rearing practices. [more]

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

Stephen Chan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]

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The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD

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The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to...

Daniel Fox

Psychology; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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In The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook, a psychologist and expert in treating borderline personality disorder (BPD)... [more]

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Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime

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Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture...

Julian Guthrie

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Gender studies: women; Internet & WWW industries

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Silicon Valley has long been at the forefront of innovation, but it is renowned for its archaic sexist culture. Alpha Girls... [more]

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Wordy

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Wordy

Simon Schama

Literary essays; General & world history; Society & Social Sciences

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A wide-ranging collection of essays written by the award-winning writer and historian over his forty-year career, chosen by... [more]

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 - 1900

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 -...

Katie Hickman

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Gender studies: women

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An extraordinary and illuminating book that tells the incredible stories of the first British women to set foot in India -... [more]

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Why Young Men

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Why Young Men

Jamil Jivani

Society & Social Sciences; Society & culture: general

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The day after the 2015 Paris terror attacks, twenty-eight-year-old Canadian Jamil Jivani opened the newspaper to find that... [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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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence...

David Adam

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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You could be a genius. Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making... [more]

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

Charles Mann

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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The Wizard and the Prophet tackles the biggest question we humans are facing: can the earth sustain our growing population?... [more]

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