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Conclave

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by Harris, Robert
The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.
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Uncommon Type: Some Stories

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by Hanks, Tom
A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A hectic, funny sexual affair between two best friends. A World War II veteran dealing with his emotional and physical scars. A second-rate actor plunged into sudden stardom and a whirlwind press junket. A small-town newspaper columnist with old-fashioned views of the...
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The Marches

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by Stewart, Rory
LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2017 `This is travel writing at its best.' Katherine Norbury, Observer An Observer Book of the Year His father Brian taught Rory Stewart how to walk, and walked with him on journeys from Iran to Malaysia. Now they have chosen to do their final walk together along `the Marches' - the frontier that divides their two countries, Scotland and England. Brian, a ninety-yea...
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Catch-22

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by Heller, Joseph
With an introduction by Howard Jacobson. Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller's classic satire is nothing less than a rite of passage. Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of pe...
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Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2017

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by Benson, Timothy S.
Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2017 offers a pictorial whistle-stop tour of a year in which, among many other things, Brexit became a way of life, the general election that wasn't supposed to happen happened and the world became obsessed with 140-character messages from the US president. Celebrating the best drawings by our very finest cartoonists, it's a superbly sharp and witty record of an extraordina...
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Munich

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by Harris, Robert
September 1938. Hitler is determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace. The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there. Munich.
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Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human

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by Cregan-Reid, Vybarr
Running is not just a sport. It reconnects us to our bodies and the places in which we live, breaking down our increasingly structured and demanding lives. It allows us to feel the world beneath our feet, lifts the spirit, allows our minds out to play and helps us to slip away from the demands of the modern world.
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The Tenth Man

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by Greene, Graham
In a prison in Occupied France one in every ten men is to be shot. The prisoners draw lots among themselves - and for rich lawyer Louis Chavel it seems that his whole life has been leading up to an agonising and crucial failure of nerve. Hysterical with panic, fear, and a sense of injustice, he offers to barter everything he owns for someone to take his place.
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The Smile that Wins: (Wodehouse Pick-Me-Up)

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by Wodehouse, P. G.
This collection contains two of the best Jeeves stories, in which the gentleman's gentleman endeavours to smooth over Bertie Wooster's relentless haplessness. Add in the story of a private detective who can make the guilty confess simply by smiling at them, told by one of Wodehouse's greatest raconteurs, and you've got an assortment of Wodehouse delights in which lunacy and comic exuberance reign supreme.
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A Gentleman in Moscow

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by Towles, Amor
On 21 June 1922 Count Alexander Rostov – recipient of the Order of Saint Andrew, member of the Jockey Club, Master of the Hunt – is escorted out of the Kremlin, across Red Square and through the elegant revolving doors of the Hotel Metropol.
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Radicals

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by Bartlett, Jamie
'Thoughtful and intelligent' Observer 'Inside the anti-political revolt that gave us Brexit and Trump' Evening Standard 'Fascinating... Excellent.' Literary Review In the last few years the world has changed in unexpected ways. The power of radical ideas and groups is growing. What was once considered extreme is now the mainstream. But what is life like on the political fringes? What is the real po...
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The Amazing Hat Mystery: (Wodehouse Pick-Me-Up)

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by Wodehouse, P. G.
Meet the Young Men in Spats - all members of the Drones Club, all crossed in love and all busy betting their sometimes non-existent fortunes on unlikely outcomes - that's when they're not recovering from driving their sports cars through, rather than round, Marble Arch.
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Goodbye to All Cats: (Wodehouse Pick-Me-Up)

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by Wodehouse, P. G.
Ever on the lookout for a quick buck, a solid gold fortune, or at least a plausible little scrounge, the irrepressible Ukridge gives con men a bad name. Looking like an animated blob of mustard in his bright yellow raincoat, he invests time, passion and energy (but seldom actual cash) in a series of increasingly bizarre money-making schemes. Shares in an accident syndicate? Easily arranged. Finance for a do...
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Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo: (Wodehouse Pick-Me-Up)

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by Wodehouse, P. G.
In the Angler's Rest, drinking hot scotch and lemon, sits one of Wodehouse's greatest raconteurs. Mr Mulliner, his vivid imagination lubricated by Miss Postlethwaite the barmaid, has fabulous stories to tell of the extraordinary behaviour of his far-flung family: there's Cyril, the timid interior designer, who finds himself drunkenly playing 'this little piggy' with his beloved's formidable and angry mother...
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Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London

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by Elkin, Lauren
'Flâneuse [flanne-euhze], noun, from the French. Feminine form of flâneur [flanne-euhr], an idler, a dawdling observer, usually found in cities.
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St Petersburg Three Centuries of Murderous Desire

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by Miles, Jonathan
'This extraordinary book brings to life an astonishing place. Beautiful prose renders brutality vivid' The Times - BOOK OF THE WEEK From Peter the Great to Putin, this is the unforgettable story of St Petersburg - one of the most magical, menacing and influential cities in the world. St Petersburg has always felt like an impossible metropolis, risen from the freezing mists and flooded marshland of the R...
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Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)

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by Peake, Tim
The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth? How does it feel to orbit the earth ten times faster than a speeding bullet? What's it like to eat, sleep and go to the toilet in space? And where to next - the Moon, Mars or beyond? Ask an Astronaut is Tim's personal guide to life in space, based on his historic Principia mission, and the thousa...
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Echoland

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by Petterson, Per
Petterson's debut novel, published in English for the first time Twelve-year-old Arvid and his family are on holiday, staying with his grandparents on the coast of Denmark. Dimly aware of the tension building between his mother and grandmother, Arvid is on the cusp of becoming a teenager: feeling awkward in his own skin, but adamant that he can take care of himself. As Arvid cycles down to the beach w...
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Ruth and Martin's Album Club

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by Fitzgerald, Martin
The concept behind the Ruth and Martin's Album Club blog is simple: Make people listen to a classic rock album they've never heard before. Make them listen to it two more times. Get them to explain why they never bothered with it before. Then ask them to review it.
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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

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by Garcia, Hector
Bring meaning and joy to your every day with the internationally bestselling guide to ikigai. The people of Japan believe that everyone has an ikigai – a reason for being; the thing that gets you out of bed each morning. And according to the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa – the world’s longest-living people – finding it is the key to a longer and more fulfilled life. Inspiring and comfor...
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