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Bageye at the Wheel
Bageye at the Wheel Colin Grant
In the tradition of Sam Selvon’s Lonely Londoners and V.S.Naipaul’s Miguel Street, Grant's Bageye at the Wheel does for Luton and the UK what Miguel Street did for Naipaul, Port of Spain and Trinidad.
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The Vagenda
The Vagenda Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, Holly Baxter
'A brilliant exposé of women's mags and marketing - laugh-out-loud' Jeanette Winterson
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Jumpin' Jack Flash
Jumpin' Jack Flash Keiron Pim
A fascinating quest for one of London’s legendary characters
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The Gene
The Gene Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history.
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Macaulay
Macaulay Zareer Masani
The first biography of Thomas Macaulay, from child prodigy to imperial administrator in India and revered elder statesman and historian in Britain
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The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve Stephen Greenblatt
Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Greenblatt tackles the origins of humanity through the most enduring story of all time.
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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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Waking Up in Toytown
Waking Up in Toytown John Burnside
The sequel to the award-winning A Lie About My Father
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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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Queer City
Queer City Peter Ackroyd
Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way – through the history and experiences of its gay population.
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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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Hitler: Volume I
Hitler: Volume I Volker Ullrich
A landmark biography that explores the uncharted territory of Hitler the human being.
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The Bughouse
The Bughouse Daniel Swift
A groundbreaking new biography of Ezra Pound, one of the most controversial poets of the twentieth century, told through the stories of his illustrious visitors at St Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC
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Flaneuse
Flaneuse Lauren Elkin
Part memoir, part biography, part cultural meander, an irresistibly intelligent literary walk through the lives of wandering women: about how, by putting one foot in front of the other, we can sometimes stumble upon different routes in our lives
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When the Facts Change
When the Facts Change Tony Judt
A great thinker's final testament: a characteristically wise and forthright collection of essays from the author of Postwar and Thinking the Twentieth Century, spanning a career of extraordinary intellectual engagement. Edited and introduced by Jennifer Homans.
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A Walk in the Park
A Walk in the Park Travis Elborough
Take a brilliantly entertaining walk through the history of the park with ‘one of Britain’s finest pop cultural historians’ (Guardian)
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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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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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Peak
Peak Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
Reveals that all of us can excel at our chosen activities and offers a guide to unlocking our potential
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