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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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by Tim Marshall
All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements... but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.
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Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls

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by Marshall, Tim
New from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Prisoners of Geography Which side of the fence are you on? Every story has two sides, and so does every wall. We're in a new era of tribalism and the barricades are going up. Money, race, religion, politics: these are the things that divide us. Trump's wall says as much about America's divided past as it does its future. The Great Firewall of Chi...
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Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps

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by Marshall, Tim
How did the USA become a superpower? Why do people go to war? And why are some countries rich while others are so poor? Find the answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. Discover how the choices of world leaders are swayed by mountains, rivers and seas - and why geography means that history is always...
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Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's Last War

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by Marshall, Tim
A gripping eyewitness account of a major 20th-century military conflict by the UK's most popular writer on geopolitics. The shattering of Yugoslavia in the 1990s showed that, after nearly 50 years of peace, war could return to Europe. It came to its bloody conclusion in Kosovo in 1999.
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Just Another Mountain: A Memoir

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by Douglas, Sarah Jane
In 1997, at the age of 24, Sarah lost her mother to breast cancer. Alone and adrift in the world, she very nearly gave up hope - but she'd made a promise to her mother that she would keep going no matter what.
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Wintering: A Season with Geese

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by Rutt, Stephen
The new season begins. The geese return. The arrival of huge flocks of geese in the UK is one of the most evocative and powerful harbingers of winter; a vast natural phenomenon to capture the imagination. So Stephen Rutt found when he moved to Dumfries in the autumn of 2018, coinciding with the migration of thousands of pink-footed geese who spend their winter in the Firth. Thus begins an extraordinary o...
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The Light in the Dark: A Winter Journal

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by Clare, Horatio
"Magical, moving and deeply atmospheric" Patrick Barkham As November stubs out the glow of autumn and the days tighten into shorter hours, winter's occupation begins. Preparing for winter has its own rhythms, as old as our exchanges with the land. Of all the seasons, it draws us together. But winter can be tough. It is a time of introspection, of looking inwards. Seasonal sadness; winter blues; depre...
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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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by Marshall, Tim
When you see your nation's flag fluttering in the breeze, what do you feel? For thousands of years flags have represented our hopes and dreams. We wave them. Burn them. March under their colours. And still, in the 21st century, we die for them. Flags fly at the UN, on the Arab street, from front porches in Texas. They represent the politics of high power as well as the politics of the mob. From the r...
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Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls (Signed and numbered Collector's Edition)

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by Marshall, Tim
We feel more divided than ever. This riveting analysis tells you why. Walls are going up. Nationalism and identity politics are on the rise once more. Thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected in the past ten years, and they are redefining our political landscape. There are many reasons why we erect walls, because we are divided in many ways: wealth, race, religion, politics. In Eur...
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The Pull of the River: A Journey into the Wild and Watery Heart of Britain

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by Matt Gaw
Tales of escape and adventure on Britain's waterways In The Pull of the River two foolhardy explorers do what we would all love to do: they turn their world upside down and seek adventure on their very own doorstep. In a handsome, homemade canoe, painted a joyous nautical red the colour of Mae West's lips, Matt and his friend James delve into a watery landscape that invites us to see the world through...
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Under the Rock: Stories Carved From the Land

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by Myers, Benjamin
This is a spellbinding contribution to the literature of landscape and place from a writer at the peak of his powers. An astonishing new work of non-fiction from the prize-winning author of 'The Gallows Pole'; 'Under the Rock' is about badgers, balsam, history, nettles, mythology, moorlands, mosses, poetry, bats, wild swimming, slugs, recession, _ oods, logging, peacocks, community, apples, asbestos, qu...
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Around the World in 80 Words: A Journey Through the English Language

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by Jones, Paul Anthony
From Monte Carlo to Shanghai, Bikini to Samarra, Around the World in 80 Words is a whimsical voyage through the far-flung reaches of the English language.
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Under the Rock: The Poetry of a Place

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by Myers, Benjamin
A bold and original exploration of landscape, nature and literature by one of Britain's most acclaimed novelists; Carved from the valley side above Mytholmroyd in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, Scout Rock is a steep crag overlooking wooded slopes and flat weed-tangled plateaus.
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Rebellious Spirits: Audacious Tales of Drinking on the Wrong Side of the Law

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by Ball, Ruth
A delicious history of Britain's secret, exciting and often dangerous love affair with booze
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Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People

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by Boyd, Julia
One of the Daily Telegraph's Best Books of 2017 A Guardian `Readers' Choice' Best Book of 2017 Without the benefit of hindsight, how do you interpret what's right in front of your eyes? The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible but there were also moments of confusion, of doubt - of hope. How easy was it to know what was actually going on, to grasp the ...
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Killer Intent

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by Kent, Tony
As seen on ITV in the Zoe Ball Book Club; An assassin's bullet. A deadly conspiracy. But who is calling the shots?; `A twisty, action-packed conspiracy thriller. Kent knows how to bring the thrills' -- MASON CROSS, author of the Carter Blake series; When an attempted assassination sparks a chain reaction of explosive events across London, Britain's elite security forces seem powerless to stop the chaos thre...
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The Almighty Dollar: Follow the Incredible Journey of a Single Dollar to See How the Global Economy Really Works

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by David, Dharshini
Have you ever wondered why we can afford to buy far more clothes than our grandparents ever could . . . but may be less likely to own a home in which to keep them all? Why your petrol bill can double in a matter of months, but it never falls as fast?
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Autumn: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

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by Harrison, Melissa
Autumn is a time of transformation. Crisp, clear days mark summer's close and usher in a new season with its rich scents and vivid palette, leaves flaming red and gold by day, bonfires and fireworks lighting up the lengthening nights. There is abundance, as humans and animals make stores for the winter; and there is decay, which gives rise to the next cycle of life.; In prose and poetry from across the Brit...
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Winter: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

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by Harrison, Melissa
Winter is a withdrawal: quiet and dark and cold. But in the dim light frost shimmers, stars twinkle and hearths blaze as we come together to keep out the chill. In spite of the season, life persists: visiting birds fill our skies, familiar creatures find clever ways to survive, and the world reveals winter riches to those willing to venture outdoors.; In prose and poetry spanning seven hundred years, Winter...
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"Dirty Northern B*st*rds" and Other Tales from the Terraces: The Story of Britain's Football Chants

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by Tim Marshall
Why do so many of us attend football grounds, rain or shine, week in week out, to bellow at our fellow countrymen? Because we love it. Football chants are the grassroots of the game, from the Premier League all the way down to the Conference and beyond. They're funny. And they're sharp. And in the UK they run very deep. In this witty and insightful account, Tim Marshall tells the story of British fo...
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