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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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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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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
The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today.
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Charles II
Charles II Clare Jackson
Encompassing events from the Fire of London to the Dutch wars, and drawing on the many depictions of Charles from Pepys to popular novels, this is a study of kingship as the ultimate performance.
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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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The Penguin Book Of English Song
The Penguin Book Of English Song Richard Stokes
An anthology of some of the greatest poetry in the English language.
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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher Charles Moore
Charles Moore's bestselling and definitive biography of Britain's first female Prime Minister reaches its climax with the story of her zenith and her fall.
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Money in Ancient India
Money in Ancient India Arshia Sattar
Even in ancient India, money is always a good thing and everyone wants it. The stories in The Mouse Merchant—selected from the Sanskrit universe, from the period of the late Rig Veda to the twelfth century—tell us how money was dealt with in everyday life in ancient and medieval Indian society.
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Cities Of The Classical World
Cities Of The Classical World Colin McEvedy
A fascinating illustrated history of the most important cities of antiquity, from Alexandria to York.
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Landscapes Of Communism
Landscapes Of Communism Owen Hatherley
Landscapes of Communism is an intimate history of twentieth-century communist Europe told through its buildings; it is, too, a book about power, and what power does in cities.
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George V (Penguin Monarchs)
George V (Penguin Monarchs) David Cannadine
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.
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Edward VI (Penguin Monarchs)
Edward VI (Penguin Monarchs) Stephen Alford
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.
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Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs)
Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs) John Guy
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.
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George VI (Penguin Monarchs)
George VI (Penguin Monarchs) Philip Ziegler
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.
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Christendom Destroyed
Christendom Destroyed Mark Greengrass
The years following the Reformation were a time of tumultuous change, as Europe was torn apart. Christendom Destroyed is the rich, compelling history of an era that saw spiritual and intellectual upheaval, savage wars and revolution, yet also the birth of Europe as we know it. 
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