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Sapiens
Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari
A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
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Homo Deus
Homo Deus Yuval Noah Harari
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
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In America
In America Geert Mak
Following in Steinbeck's footsteps, half a century on from Travels With Charley
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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair Peter Finn, Petra Couvee
The story of a forbidden book that became a symbol of freedom and rebellion in the battle between East and West.
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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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Across Many Mountains
Across Many Mountains Yangzom Brauen
A Tibetan Wild Swans. The story of a grandmother, mother and daughter who have loved and lost one of the most extraordinary countries in the world.
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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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Six Minutes in May
Six Minutes in May Nicholas Shakespeare
A fascinating and dramatic investigation into the events that led to Winston Churchill becoming Prime Minister against the odds
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Stalin’s Meteorologist
Stalin’s Meteorologist Olivier Rolin
The beautifully illustrated, heartbreaking story of an innocent man in a Soviet gulag, told for the first time in English.
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Down and Out in Paris and London
Down and Out in Paris and London George Orwell
Orwell's evocative memoir of his time spent in the underbellies of Paris and London.
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The Theatre Of The World
The Theatre Of The World Peter Marshall
A captivating portrait of the crucible of magic, science and religion at the court of the doomed dreamer Rudolf II in Renaissance Prague.
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Live Working or Die Fighting
Live Working or Die Fighting Paul Mason
A captivating 'Who Do You Think You Are?' for today's anti-globalisation movement.
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Foreigners: Three English Lives
Foreigners: Three English Lives Caryl Phillips
From 'one of the literary giants of our times' (New York Times), a brilliant hybrid of reportage, fiction, and historical fact that tells the stories of three black men whose tragic lives speak resoundingly to the place and role of the foreigner in English society.
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Homage to Catalonia
Homage to Catalonia George Orwell
'You always, I notice, feel the same when you are under heavy fire – not so much afraid of being hit as afraid because you don't know where you will be hit. You are wondering all the while just where the bullet will nip you, and it gives your whole body a most unpleasant sensitiveness.'
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Road To Wigan Pier
Road To Wigan Pier George Orwell
Volume 5 of The Complete Works of George Orwell
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Diaries
Diaries George Orwell
The authoritative text of George Orwell's diaries, collected in one volume for the first time
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Priscilla
Priscilla Nicholas Shakespeare
The astonishing true story of a young woman's adventures, and misadventures, in the dangerous world of Nazi-occupied France
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From Germany to Germany
From Germany to Germany Günter Grass
A fascinating account of one of the defining moments of modern European history by Europe's greatest living writer.
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Ruth Maier's Diary
Ruth Maier's Diary Ruth Maier
Ruth Maier's Diary is one of the most moving testimonies to emerge from this dark period of European history
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I Love a Broad Margin To My Life
I Love a Broad Margin To My Life Maxine Hong Kingston
An imaginative autobiography from one America's most important female writers; along with Toni Morrison and Alice Walker, Maxine Hong Kingston defines a generation.
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