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A Crack in Creation
A Crack in Creation Jennifer Doudna, Samuel Sternberg
The world-famous scientist behind ‘one of the most monumental discoveries in biology’ explores its devastating power to change the course of human history
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A People's Tragedy
A People's Tragedy Orlando Figes
The unrivalled, definitive history beautifully reissued with a new introduction for the 100th anniversary
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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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A Spy Named Orphan
A Spy Named Orphan Roland Philipps
A gripping tale of betrayal and counter-betrayal that tells the story of the most enigmatic member of the Cambridge spy ring – Donald Maclean.
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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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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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Against Empathy
Against Empathy Paul Bloom
This landmark scientific investigation by one of the world's leading psychologists reveals empathy to be our most dangerous emotion
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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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Alfie at Nursery School
Alfie at Nursery School Shirley Hughes
Alfie is off to Nursery School; he has lots to discover and learn as he experiences new things in this new book from master storyteller, Shirley Hughes.
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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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And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
And the Weak Suffer What They Must? Yanis Varoufakis
The world-renowned economist and former Greek finance minister presents a devastating critique of how Europe has mishandled the Eurozone crisis, offering concrete reforms for how we can save European capitalism and democracy from itself
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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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Appeasing Hitler
Appeasing Hitler Tim Bouverie
This thrilling Sunday Times bestseller is the first major account of the disastrous years of British indecision and infighting that enabled Hitler’s domination of Europe
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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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Behave
Behave Robert M Sapolsky
A groundbreaking synthesis of the entire science of human behaviour by 'one of the best scientist-writers of our time' (Oliver Sacks)
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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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Berlin 1936
Berlin 1936 Oliver Hilmes
A captivating account of the Nazi Olympics – told through the voices and stories of those who were there.
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Bloodlands
Bloodlands Timothy Snyder
A magisterial new history book about the bloodlands - the lands that lie between Stalin's Russia and Hitler's Germany - where 14 million people were killed during the years 1933 - 1944
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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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Crucible
Crucible Charles Emmerson
A brilliant work of narrative history with an international cast of characters that captures this definitive period after the close of the Great War.
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Cuz
Cuz Danielle Allen
'Unbearably moving,' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The story of a young man’s coming of age, a tender tribute to a life lost, and a devastating analysis of a broken system.
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Dark Mirror
Dark Mirror Barton Gellman
The first master narrative of the surveillance state containing major agenda-setting revelations
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Easternisation
Easternisation Gideon Rachman
The West’s domination of world politics is coming to a close. The flow of wealth and power is turning from West to East and a new era of global instability has begun.
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Enough Said
Enough Said Mark Thompson
With a new epilogue How do we discuss serious ideas in the age of 24-hour news? What was rhetoric in the past and what should it be now? And what does Islamic State have in common with Donald Trump?
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