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Politics Nick Clegg
A cautionary tale. An exposé. A defence of the centre ground. An appeal to reason. A call to arms. An honest account from the top and bottom of British politics.
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The Inner Life of Animals
The Inner Life of Animals Peter Wohlleben
The mysteries and emotional richness of the animal world revealed as never before, from the author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees.
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Against Elections
Against Elections David Van Reybrouck
A small book with great weight and urgency to it, this is both a history of democracy and a clarion call for change.
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Adults In The Room
Adults In The Room Yanis Varoufakis
An explosive, headline-making account from the world-famous economist of what happens when you take on the EU establishment
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On Tyranny
On Tyranny Timothy Snyder
A controversial, timely intervention in world affairs from one of the most acclaimed historians of the twentieth century
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My Life, Our Times
My Life, Our Times Gordon Brown
This long-awaited, revelatory memoir from Britain’s former Prime Minister offers vital insights into our extraordinary times
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A Rumor Of War
A Rumor Of War Philip Caputo
The original Vietnam memoir and a great classic of war literature with a new introduction from Kevin Powers – 40th Anniversary Edition
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Animal Liberation
Animal Liberation Peter Singer
'An extraordinary book which has had extraordinary effects... Widely known as the bible of the animal liberation movement' Independent on Sunday
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Nelson
Nelson John Sugden
Undoubtedly the most comprehensive and intimate biography of Nelson ever written, The Sword of Albion encompasses the high dramas of the Battles of the Nile, Copenhagen and Trafalgar.
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The Blackest Streets
The Blackest Streets Sarah Wise
A brilliant new book about the seedy side of Victorian London by one of our most talented young historians.
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Britain's Gulag
Britain's Gulag Caroline Elkins
A controversial and authoritative account of the waning days of British Empire in Kenya, and the little known destruction of thousands of Kenyans at the hands of the British.
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The Geopolitics of Emotion
The Geopolitics of Emotion Dominique Moisi
In the first book to explore the emotional impact of globalization, a leading authority on international affairs provides a new way of understanding and dealing with the complexities of world relations now and in the future.
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American Caesars
American Caesars Nigel Hamilton
A group biography of the twelve Caesars of our time: American Presidents from Roosevelt to George W. Bush.
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The Future History of the Arctic
The Future History of the Arctic Charles Emmerson
A vivid, visionary exploration of the Arctic, the forces that have shaped it, and its emergence onto the main stage of global affairs.
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Great Hatred, Little Room
Great Hatred, Little Room Jonathan Powell
The definitive account of the Northern Ireland Peace Process, by one of the key players - Tony Blair's ex-Chief of Staff, Jonathan Powell.
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The Baader-Meinhof Complex
The Baader-Meinhof Complex Stefan Aust
The definitive history of the German terrorist Red Army Faction (1970–98): both a fast-paced narrative, which reads like a thriller, and an essential guide to the understanding of terrorism – then and now.
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Hitler's Private Library
Hitler's Private Library Timothy W. Ryback
A brilliant and deeply resonant exploration of Hitler’s reading habits; a unique exploration of his life; and a landmark in the study of the Third Reich.
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Attila The Hun
Attila The Hun Christopher Kelly
Known to the Romans as 'the Scourge of God', Attila himself and his crucial role in the fall of Rome are vividly recreated in this brilliant and compelling account.
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Wars, Guns and Votes
Wars, Guns and Votes Paul Collier
A timely, powerful and provocative study of the tensions between democracy and violence in the world's poorest countries, by one of the world's leading development economists.
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The World That Never Was
The World That Never Was Alex Butterworth
A masterly exploration of the strange twists and turns of history, The World That Never Was is a true story of dreamers, schemers, anarchists and secret agents of the late nineteenth century.
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The Philosophical Baby
The Philosophical Baby Alison Gopnik
A groundbreaking exploration into the minds of babies - and into what means to be human.
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The Death and Life of Great American Cities
The Death and Life of Great American Cities Jane Jacobs
'Perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning... Jacobs has a powerful sense of narrative, a lively wit, a talent for surprise and the ability to touch the emotions as well as the mind' New York Times Book Review
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The Passage of Power
The Passage of Power Robert A. Caro
The fourth instalment in Robert Caro's multi-award-winning and bestselling biography of Lyndon Johnson, spanning a pivotal era in American history.
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Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves
Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves Sarah B Pomeroy
'The classic, groundbreaking account of women's lives in Greece and Rome. . the first treatment of women in the ancient world reflect the critical insights of modern feminism'. Mary Beard, Times Literary Supplement.
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