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Pocket World in Figures 2020

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by The Economist
For more than 25 years, 'Pocket World in Figures' has been the indispensable handbook on the state of the world, covering demographics, industry, politics, geography, culture and more.
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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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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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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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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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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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British Forests: The Forestry Commission 1919-2019

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by Various; Snow, Jon (Foreword)
Founded in 1919 to deal with the chronic timber shortage after the First World War, the Forestry Commission has developed from a government department focused on production into a leading environmental organisation that also champions the landscape, encouraging wildlife and public access. The sheer scale of the organisation between and after the wars meant that it built its own roads and bridges, constructe...
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Hungary: A Short History

by Stone, Norman (Professor)
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The Beekeeper of Sinjar: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

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by Mikhail, Dunya
In 'The Beekeeper of Sinjar', the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail tells the harrowing stories of women from across Iraq who have managed to escape the clutches of ISIS. Since 2014, ISIS has been persecuting the Yazidi people, killing or enslaving those who won't convert to Islam. These women have lost their families and loved ones, along with everything they've ever known. Dunya Mikhail weaves t...
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A Bite-sized History Of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

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by Henaut, Stephane
A French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food, in the delicious tradition of Anthony Bourdain, Peter Mayle, and Pamela Druckerman. From the cassoulet that won a war to the crepe that doomed Napoleon, from the rebellions sparked by bread and salt to the new cuisines forged by empire, the history of France is intimately entwined wi...
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Need for the Bike

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by Fournel, Paul
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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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Travel Light, Move Fast

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by Fuller, Alexandra
When her father becomes gravely ill on holiday in Budapest, Alexandra Fuller rushes to join her mother at his bedside. Defiant until the end, together they see out his last days, and then they must navigate the bleak comedy of organising a cremation and the transport of ashes back to their family home in Africa. As they make this journey and begin to grieve together, Fuller realises that if she is going to ...
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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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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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The Moon: A History for the Future

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by Morton, Oliver
A Sunday Times must read book of 2019 'An out-of-this-world read ... brilliant and compelling. Morton is a high-octane British science journalist, and every chapter is littered with material that strikes, amazes or haunts ... this is a book filled not just with a lifetime's knowledge of its subject but with a lifetime's suppressed excitement.' James McConnachie, Sunday Times Every generation has look...
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Murder in Midsummer: Classic Mysteries for the Holidays

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by Gayford, Cecily
It's the middle of summer. On Cornish sea-fronts, happy children grip melting ice-creams. In the south of France, sunlight filters through leaves as families picnic in the shade. And in the fashionable resorts of the Mediterranean, the beautiful people sun themselves on picture-postcard beaches.
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Extinctions

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by Wilson, Josephine
Professor Frederick Lothian, retired engineer, world expert on concrete and connoisseur of modernist design, has quarantined himself from life by moving to a retirement village. Surrounded and obstructed by the debris of his life, he is determined to be miserable, but is tired of his existence and of the life he has chosen.
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Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation

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by Shehadeh, Raja
In Going Home, Orwell Prize winning author Raja Shehadeh travels Ramallah and records the changing face of the city. Walking along the streets he grew up in, he tells the stories of the people, the relationships, the houses, and the businesses that were and now are cornerstones of the city and his community.
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Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants: Darwin's Botany Today

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by Thompson, Ken
Most of us think of Darwin at work on The Beagle, taking inspiration for his theory of evolution from his travels in the Galapagos. But Darwin published his 'Origin of Species' nearly thirty years after his voyages and most of his labours in that time were focused on experimenting with and observing plants at his house in Kent. He was particularly interested in carnivorous and climbing plants, and in pollin...
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