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Freedom Hospital: A Syrian Story

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by Sulaiman, Hamid
`With the intimacy of a person who has lived the tragedy himself but with the restraint of a true artist, Hamid Sulaiman tells a powerful tale of Syria's descent into cataclysm while reminding us of those still tending the seeds of the revolutionary spring.'
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The Great War

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by Sacco, Joe
The Great War July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. It is an illustrated panorama with an essay by Adam Hochschild. "Sacco's work [is] the best argument around for comics as a journalistic medium". (GQ). Launched on July 1, 1916, the Battle of the Somme has come to epitomize the madness of the First World War. Almost 20,000 British soldiers were killed and another 40,000 were wounded that ...
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Theatre of War

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by Beaton Cecil
At the beginning of the Second World War the Ministry of Information, through the advice of Kenneth Clark, commissioned Cecil Beaton to photograph the Home Front. Beaton set to work recording the destruction of the Wren churches in the City and the heroism of Londoners under attack. He conducted a survey of Bomber and Fighter Commands for the RAF, which was published with Beaton's own astute commentary. Bea...
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101 Damnations: Notes from the 101st Tour De France

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by Boulting, Ned
This title lets you join Ned Boulting as he reports on his dozen-th Tour de France, an event in which blokes do amazing things on bikes, and, we're oft told, the biggest annual sporting event in the world. 101 Damnations is a chance to relive the 2014 race, stage for stage, fall after fall, tantrum by tantrum; just the good bits mind, without all the aerial shots of castles. Or sunflowers. (Though it does w...
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The Cornershop Cookbook: Delicious Recipes from Your Local Shop

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by Craig, Caroline
For most people, an amble round a farmers' market is a luxury, something that belongs in the hallowed realm of the weekend. On most weeknights we're more likely to dash to the local cornershop or convenience store to grab something that'll pass for dinner. These delicious recipes show cornershop cooking needn't mean compromise. From yam to Spam and greens to sardines, these delicious recipes reveal the weal...
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Unreasonable Behaviour

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by McCullin, Don
From the construction of the Berlin Wall through every conflict up to the Falklands War, photographer Don McCullin has left a trail of iconic images. At the Sunday Times Magazine in the 1960s, McCullin's photography made him a new kind of hero. The flow of stories every Sunday took a generation of readers beyond the insularity of post-war Britain and into the recesses of domestic deprivation: when in 1968, ...
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That's Not English: Britishisms, Americanisms and What Our English Says About Us

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by Moore, Erin
This is a lifelong Anglophile, Erin Moore spent holidays in the UK, worked as an editor with British authors and married into an English American family. So, when she finally moved to London, the last thing she expected was a crash course in culture shock. And the first thing she learned was to take nothing for granted, even the language these two countries supposedly share. In That's Not English, the seemi...
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Party Animals: My Family and Other Communists

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by Aaronovitch, David
In July 1961, just before David Aaronovitch's seventh birthday, Yuri Gagarin came to London. The Russian cosmonaut was everything the Aaronovitch family wished for - a popular and handsome embodiment of modern communism. But who were they, these ever hopeful, defiant and (had they but known it) historically doomed people? Like a non-magical version of the wizards of J. K. Rowling's world, they lived secret...
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Fathers

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by Miller, Sam
In early 2014, after many years living abroad, Sam Miller returned to his childhood home in London. His father was dying. When the editor, writer, critic and academic Karl Miller died later that year, the obituaries spoke of his brilliance and influence, of how he founded the London Review of Books, and how he had shaped the careers of some of the finest writers and poets of the second half of the twentieth...
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Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

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by Hirsch, Afua
Where are you really from? You’re British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. So why do people keep asking you where you are from? Brit(ish) is about a search for identity. It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society. It is about our awkward, troubled relationship with our history. It is about why...
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Forever and a Day

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by Horowitz, Anthony
A spy is dead. A legend is born. This is how it all began. The explosive prequel to Casino Royale, from bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.
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American Century

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by Harold Evans
A robust, sweeping account of the people and events that gave rise to America's political and cultural dominance in the last 100 years. It covers upheavals and victories, triumphs and scandals, personalities and dramas. Includes 900 illustrations.
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Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear

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by Archibald, Elizabeth
Want to know how to garden with lobsters? How to sober up? Grow a beard? Or, simply, how to make a perfect cheesy omelette? Look no further than Ask the Past. From medieval headache remedies to Renaissance pick-up lines, Ask the Past brings you advice that will make you laugh out loud and shake your head in amazement. Here are the answers to the questions you've always wanted to ask - 'How do I impress my b...
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Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies

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by Marren, Peter
Much more than just another field guide or a natural history of butterflies Rainbow Dust explores the ways in which butterflies delight and inspire us all, naturalists and non-naturalists alike. Beginning with the author's own experience of hunting and rearing butterflies as a boy, Peter Marren considers the special place of the butterfly in art, literature, advertising and science, and, latterly, our attem...
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Day in the Life of the Beatles

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by McCullin Don
We didn't know where it was all going. We just didn't know. One day in 1968 Don McCullin, then regarded as the world's most accomplished war photographer, received a commission from the Apple Corporation to spend a day photographing the Beatles. McCullin had just returned from covering the bitter fighting during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, and was the most hardened photojournalist in the field. He was ast...
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The Good Angel of Death

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by Andrey Kurkov
When Kolya moves into a new flat in Kiev, he finds a book hidden within a volume of "War and Peace". Intrigued by the annotations that appear on every page, Kolya sets out to discover more about the scribbler. His investigations take him to a graveyard, and more specifically to the coffin of a Ukrainian nationalist who died in mysterious circumstances and was buried with a sealed letter and a manuscript. An...
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Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered the World

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by McLynn, Frank
Genghis Khan was by far the greatest conqueror the world has ever known, whose empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to central Europe, including all of China, the Middle East and Russia. So how did an illiterate nomad rise to such colossal power, eclipsing Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Napoleon? Credited by some with paving the way for the Renaissance, condemned by others for being the most hein...
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Bernard Hinault and the Fall and Rise of French Cycling

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by Fotheringham, William
Bernard Hinault is one of the greatest cyclists of all time. He is a five-time winner of the Tour de France and the only man to have won each of the Grand Tours on more than one occasion. Three decades on from his retirement, he remains the last Frenchman to win the Tour de France. His victory in 1985 marks the turning point when the nation who had dominated the first eight decades of the race they had inve...
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H is for Hawk

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by Macdonald, Helen
This is a book about memory, nature and nation, and how it might be possible to reconcile death with life and love. As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later, when her father died and she was struck deeply by grief, she became obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. She bought Mabel for £800 ...
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The Marches

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by Rory Stewart
Ten years after walking across Central Asia and through Afghanistan, Rory Stewart returns to Britain. He walks a thousand miles, crossing and recrossing the English-Scottish Border.
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