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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Elena Favilli
100 tales of extraordinary women - the most highly supported original book ever in the history of crowdfunding.
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Chernobyl
Chernobyl Serhii Plokhy
A dramatic, minute-by-minute account of one of the most shattering events of the Cold War, from an award-winning historian.
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How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics
How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics Michael Pollan
Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most revered writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to the frontiers of human consciousness.
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Upheaval
Upheaval Jared Diamond
From 'the master storyteller of the human race' (Daily Mail), a brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't.
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The Uninhabitable Earth
The Uninhabitable Earth David Wallace-Wells
A cinematic, propulsive and frightening climate tour of our near future - coming much faster than you think.
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Churchill
Churchill Andrew Roberts
The blockbuster biography of the greatest Briton, by one of Britain's bestselling historians.
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Blitzed
Blitzed Norman Ohler
The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary troops.
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The First Day On The Somme
The First Day On The Somme Martin Middlebrook
Martin Middlebrook's now-classic account of the blackest day in the history of the British army draws on official sources from the time, and on the words of hundreds of survivors: normal men, many of them volunteers, who found themselves thrown into a scene of unparalleled tragedy and horror.
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This Orient Isle
This Orient Isle Jerry Brotton
A richly detailed account of the little-known cultural and political relationship between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world.
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Seneca: A Life
Seneca: A Life Emily Wilson
Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome, embracing a stern ascetic morality while amassing a fortune under Nero and eventually committing suicide. This definitive biography reveals a life lived perilously in the gap between ideals and reality.
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The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920
The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920 Eugene Rogan
Eugene Rogan's remarkable book recreates one of the most important but poorly understood fronts of the First World War. For four centuries the Ottoman Empire had been one of the most powerful states in Europe as well as ruler of the Middle East. By 1914 it had been drastically weakened and circled by numerous predators waiting to finish it off.
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