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21 Lessons for the 21st Century
21 Lessons for the 21st Century Yuval Noah Harari
The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.
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The Gulag Archipelago
The Gulag Archipelago Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
'It helped to bring down an empire. Its importance can hardly be exaggerated' Doris Lessing, Sunday Telegraph
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft
A key work of proto-feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft's readable and impassioned argument is as relevant today as it was 200 years ago.
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A Very British Killing
A Very British Killing A. T. Williams
Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2013 This is the true story of a murder that sums up the stink of invading Iraq and why the Iraq story is far from over.
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The Iron Lady
The Iron Lady John Campbell
Read the true story that inspired the major new film, The Iron Lady. John Campbell's magisterial biography is the political biography of Margaret Thatcher.
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A Quiet Word
A Quiet Word Tamasin Cave, Andy Rowell
An explosive and revelatory account about the British lobbying industry and how it affects us all at every level of our lives.
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The Trigger
The Trigger Tim Butcher
A trek through the Balkans, an exploration of the life of an assassin (the teenager who killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand and so triggered the First World War), and a journey into the history of this complex and fascinating part of the world...
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The Impossible State
The Impossible State Victor Cha
The definitive account of North Korea - the most closed, frightening, enigmatic country on earth - its veiled past and uncertain future.
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The Good War
The Good War Jack Fairweather
A searing look at the true cost of America’s ‘good war’ in Afghanistan
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A War of Choice: Honour, Hubris and Sacrifice
A War of Choice: Honour, Hubris and Sacrifice Jack Fairweather
The remarkable, true story of Britain's role in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, by an award-winning journalist.
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The Monarchy
The Monarchy Christopher Hitchens
On the occasion of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Christopher Hitchens takes on the monarchy.
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Soon
Soon Charlotte Grimshaw
'Soon is a sly, masterly novel' - Malcolm Forbes, The Literary Review
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Discordia
Discordia Laurie Penny, Molly Crabapple
DISCORDIA: the first feminist-art-gonzo-journalism ebook ever published, and the best you'll ever read.
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The Double-Cross System
The Double-Cross System John Masterman
THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM is an authentic document from within the espionage empire of the Second World War, written as a secret report for the Intelligence Commission and released for publication only in 1972. Quite simply, it tells how Britain used the enemy against themselves.
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Generation Revolution
Generation Revolution Rachel Aspden
Generation Revolution unravels the complex forces shaping the lives of four young Egyptians caught between tradition and modernity, and what their stories mean for the future of the Middle East.
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Pity the Billionaire
Pity the Billionaire Thomas Frank
The New York Times bestseller - insightful, infectiously furious and funny: why the worst collapse since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.
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Over Here and Undertaxed: Multinationals, Tax Avoidance and You
Over Here and Undertaxed: Multinationals, Tax Avoidance and You Richard Murphy
Tax: inevitable for you, optional for Starbucks? Tax expert and blogger Richard Murphy explores how and why multinational companies in the UK are allowed to legally avoid corporation tax while debt rises and public services are cut - and what needs to be done about it.
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The Black Prince of Florence
The Black Prince of Florence Catherine Fletcher
A dramatic tale of assassination, spying and betrayal in the opulent, cut-throat world of Renaissance Italy.
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Nemesis
Nemesis Misha Glenny
Breaking Bad meets City of God in this gripping account of an ordinary man who became Brazil’s most wanted criminal
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The Dictator's Learning Curve
The Dictator's Learning Curve William J Dobson
In this riveting anatomy of the new face of authoritarianism, acclaimed journalist William Dobson takes us inside the battle between modern dictators and those who challenge their rule.
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Bad Faith
Bad Faith Carmen Callil
The story of one of history's most despicable villians told by a brilliant author
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To Move The World
To Move The World Jeffrey Sachs
An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy’s presidency: the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office
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Age of Ambition
Age of Ambition Evan Osnos
*WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2014* A stunning narrative that reveals China as we have never understood it before.
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Belonging
Belonging Simon Schama
A passionate history of a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.
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