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The Pine Islands

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by Poschmann, Marion
Shortlisted for the 2020 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award for Cicerone Fiction, with a Sense of Place Shortlisted for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize Winner of the Berlin Prize for Literature When Gilbert Silvester wakes one day from a dream that his wife has cheated on him, he flees - immediately, irrationally, inexplicably - for Japan. In Tokyo he discovers the tra...
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The Decision Book: Fifty models for strategic thinking (New Edition)

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by Krogerus, Mikael
Most of us face the same questions every day: What do I want? And how can I get it? How can I live more happily and work more efficiently? This updated edition of the international bestseller distils into a single volume the fifty best decision-making models used on MBA courses, and elsewhere, that will help you tackle these important questions - from the well known (the Eisenhower matrix for time manage...
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Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica's Plot to Break the World

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by Wylie, Christopher
What if you could peer into the minds of an entire population? What if you could target the weakest with rumours that only they saw? In 2016, an obscure British military contractor turned the world upside down. Funded by a billionaire on a crusade to start his own far-right insurgency, Cambridge Analytica combined psychological research with private Facebook data to make an invisible weapon with the po...
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England's 100 Best Views

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by Jenkins, Simon
England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. With his usual insight and authority, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks 100 of the very best from the white cliffs of Dover to Hadrian's Wall - and explains the fascinating stories behind each. Jenkins' entertaining and erudite entries provide the rich historical, geographical, botanical and architectural background to breathtaking sights - a...
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Confessions of a Bookseller

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by Bythell, Shaun
"Do you have a list of your books, or do I just have to stare at them?" Shaun Bythell is the owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland. With more than a mile of shelving, real log fires in the shop and the sea lapping nearby, the shop should be an idyll for bookworms. Unfortunately, Shaun also has to contend with bizarre requests from people who don't understand what a shop is, home invasions during ...
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Where There's A Will: Hope, Grief and Endurance in a Cycle Race Across a Continent

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by Chappell, Emily
Shortlisted for the 2020 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award's Steppes Travel Adventure Travel Book of the Year "Chappell is a gifted storyteller" Observer In 2015 Emily Chappell embarked on a formidable new bike race: The Transcontinental. 4,000km across Europe, unassisted, in the shortest time possible. On her first attempt she made it only halfway, waking up suddenly on her bac...
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Melmoth

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by Perry, Sarah
"Astonishingly dark... exquisitely balanced" Francis Spufford "Packs a punch of atmosphere, creepiness, fear and melancholy" Susan Hill "Mythic, ominous and sensitively human" Frances Hardinge "Richly atmospheric, daring and surprising" Melissa Harrison "Striking and brave, ... moving and terribly beautiful" Sam Guglani "Oh my friend, won't you take my hand - I've been so lonely" One winte...
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Hungary: A Short History

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by Stone, Norman (Professor)
The victors of the First World War created Hungary from the ruins of the Austro-Hungarian empire, but, in the centuries before, many called for its creation. Norman Stone traces the country's roots from the traditional representative councils of land-owning nobles to the Magyar nationalists of the nineteenth century and the first wars of independence.
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A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isles

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by Palmer, Ned
Every cheese tells a story. Whether it's a fresh young goat's cheese or a big, beefy eighteen-month-old Cheddar, each variety holds the history of the people who first made it, from the builders of Stonehenge to medieval monks, from the Stilton-makers of the eighteenth-century to the factory cheesemakers of the Second World War.
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The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics

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by Ferriter, Diarmaid
"Anyone who wishes to understand why Brexit is so intractable should read this book. I can think of several MPs who ought to." The Times For the past two decades, you could cross the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic half a dozen times without noticing or, indeed, turning off the road you were travelling. It cuts through fields, winds back-and-forth across roads, and wends from Carlingford...
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Washington Black: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018

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by Edugyan, Esi
Shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize 2018 When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washington Black - an eleven-year-old field slave - finds himself selected as personal servant to one of them. The eccentric Christopher 'Titch' Wilde is a naturalist, explorer, scientist, inventor and abolitionist, whose single-minded pursuit of the perfect aerial machi...
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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

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by Mary Beard
Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia - still strike a chord with us. And its debates about citizenship, security and the rights of the individual still influence our own debates on civil liberty today.
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A Short History of England

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by Jenkins, Simon (Columnist)
From the invaders of the dark ages to the aftermath of the coalition, one of Britain's most respected journalists, Simon Jenkins, weaves together a strong narrative with all the most important and interesting dates in a book that characteristically is as stylish as it is authoritative.
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Raffles: And the Golden Opportunity

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by Glendinning, Victoria
By the time of his death, Thomas Stamford Raffles (1781-1826) was the founder of Singapore and Governor of Java, having left school in his early teens to become a clerk for the British East India Company. Charismatic and daring, Raffles forged an extraordinary path for himself in South East Asia - refusing to be satisfied with the trading posts available to the British, he defied Dutch governors and wrangle...
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Natural Born Heroes: The Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

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by McDougall, Christopher
When Chris McDougall stumbled across the story of Churchill's 'dirty tricksters', a motley crew of English poets and academics who helped resist the Nazi invasion of Crete, he knew he was on the track of something special. To beat the odds, the tricksters-starving, aging, outnumbered-tapped into an ancient style of fitness: the lost art of heroism. They listened to their instincts, replaced calories with st...
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The Parthenon

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by Mary Beard
This work is revised and updated to include the story of the New Acropolis Museum, the controversies that have surrounded it, and whether it makes a difference to the 'Elgin Marble debate'. As so often with the Parthenon, there are all kinds of surprises. The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause ce...
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On the Map: Why the World Looks the Way it Does

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by Simon Garfield
From Mappa Mundi to Google Maps - Simon Garfield, the bestselling Just My Type author, turns his gaze to maps. Maps fascinate us. They chart our understanding of the world and they log our progress, but above all they tell our stories. From the early sketches of philosophers and explorers through to Google Maps and beyond, Simon Garfield examines how maps both relate and realign our history.
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Born to Run

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by McDougall/1
At the heart of "Born to Run" lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race wearing a toga and sandals. A small group of the world's top ultra-runners (and the awe-inspiring author) make the treacherous journey into the canyons to tr...
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Palestinian Walks - Notes On A Vanishing Landscape

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by Raja Shedaheh
Palestinian Walks - Notes on a Vanishing Landscape covers nearly 30 years of turmoil in the Middle East, but from a new and inspired point of view.
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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture

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by Sinclair, Iain
'A remarkable book; surprisingly gripping and often very moving ... at once disorientating and illuminating.' - Robert Macfarlane One of Britain's finest writers embarks on a journey to explore the relationship between our health and the buildings that surround us We shape ourselves, and are shaped in return, by the walls that contain us. Buildings affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe...
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