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In the Land of Giants: Hunting Monsters in the Hindu Kush

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by Martinez, Gabi
'The imagination has its sanctuaries, too.' High up in the Hindu Kush, between the ancient pagan Kalash people and the new medievalists of the Taliban, a charismatic young Spaniard, Jordi Magraner, made his home, mastering the local languages and customs before meeting his death in the most mysterious way. In this magisterial book, Gabi Martinez sets off in Jordi's footsteps to the land of the giants in ord...
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What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength

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by Carney, Scott
A New York Times bestseller Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. But what if we could regain some of our lost evolutionary strength by simulating the environmental conditions of our forebears? Humans like to be comfortable.
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Familiar Things

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by Sok-Yong, Hwang
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Berlin Syndrome

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by Melanie Joosten
2006, Berlin. The once-divided city still holds its share of secrets. One afternoon, near the tourist trap of Checkpoint Charlie, Clare meets Andi. There is an instant attraction, and when Andi invites her to stay, Clare thinks she may finally have found somewhere to call home. But as the days pass and the walls of Andi's apartment close in, Clare begins to wonder if it's really love that Andi is searching ...
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The Hit

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by Dalbuono, Nadia
The investigation of a hit-and-run in Rome leads Detective Leone Scamarcio on a deadly journey to confront his Mafia past. When Leone Scamarcio is called to investigate an apparent hit-and-run, it seems like a job for a traffic officer, not one of Rome's top detectives. But when the victims are kidnapped on their way to the hospital, and Scamarcio discovers that they are the family of one of the country's t...
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In Brazil

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by Bryson, Fran
In Brazil, you can commune with spirits and dance with gods. In Brazil, you can learn a lot about life's possibilities. Seven years of travel in Brazil saw Fran Bryson's fascination with the country develop into something of an obsession with its culture, religions, and history. During many journeys from her island home in Australia, she explored the country: from the glittering modern city of Brasilia to s...
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The Winterlings

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by Sanchez-Andrade, Cristina
Finalist for the Herralde Novel Prize Two sisters return to the small parish of Tierra de Cha in Galicia after a long absence, to the former home of their grandfather, from which they fled when they were just children. At Tierra de Cha, nothing and everything has changed: the people, the distant little house in the rain, the acrid smell of gorse, the flowers, the crops, the customs. Yet the return of the si...
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Margaret the First

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by Dutton, Danielle
'I am as Ambitious as ever any of my Sex was, is, or can be; though I cannot be Henry the Fifth, or Charles the Second, yet I endeavour to be Margaret the First.' When Margaret Cavendish addressed the Royal Society in 1667, Samuel Pepys recorded that her dress was 'so antic and her deportment so unordinary, that I do not like her at all'. And indeed, here vividly brought to life by Danielle Dutton, the shy,...
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A Perfidious Distortion of History: The Versailles Peace Treaty and the Success of the Nazis

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by Tampke, Jurgen
A controversial and important work of revisionist history that rebuts the accepted version of the role of the Versailles Peace Treaty in the rise of Nazism and the unleashing of World War II. The Versailles Peace Treaty, the pact that ended World War I between the German empire and the Allies, has not enjoyed a positive reputation since its signing in June 1919. Conventional wisdom has it that the treaty's ...
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The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade

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by Davina Bell
The day before the underwater fancy-dress parade Alfie got that feeling… Sometimes it’s hard to be brave. Sometimes you get that feeling. Sometimes you’re just not ready… until one day, you are.
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Nightmare in Berlin

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by Hans Fallada
Available for the first time in English, here is an unforgettable portrayal by a master novelist of the physical and psychological devastation wrought in the homeland by Hitler's war. Late April, 1945. The war is over, yet Dr Doll, a loner and 'moderate pessimist', lives in constant fear.
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Between a Wolf and a Dog

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by Blain, Georgia
Outside, the rain continues unceasing; silver sheets sluicing down, the trees and shrubs soaking and bedraggled, the earth sodden, puddles overflowing, torrents coursing onwards, as the darkness slowly softens with the dawn. Ester is a family therapist with an appointment book that catalogues the anxieties of the middle class: loneliness, relationships, death. She spends her days helping others find happine...
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Walking in Berlin: A Flaneur in the Capital

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by Hessel, Franz
A timeless guide to one of the world's greatest cities. Franz Hessel was an observer par excellence of the increasingly hectic metropolis that was Berlin in the late 1920s. In Walking in Berlin, originally published in Germany in 1929, he captures the rhythm of Weimar-era Berlin, recording evidence of the seismic shifts shaking German culture at the time. Nearly all of the pieces take the form of a walk or ...
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Shadowboxing

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by Birch, Tony
Shadowboxing is a collection of ten linked stories in the life of a boy growing up in the inner-Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy in the 1960s. A beautifully rendered time capsule, it captures a period of decay, turmoil, and change through innocent, unblinking eyes. Michael's family, led by his long-suffering mother, live as though under siege, surviving his father's drinking and rage as well as the forces of 'ur...
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Dark Art: My Undercover Life in Global Narco-Terrorism

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by Century, Douglas
Edward Follis had a Sig Sauer pistol shoved into his ribs while working deep undercover in Burma, purchasing heroin from an army of stoned zombie insurgents. He was told he was never going to walk out of the jungle alive. In this and other situations like it, all he could do was have faith. As far back as he could remember, Edward Follis had dreamed of being an undercover agent. Taking a job with the Drug E...
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Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in its Darkest, Finest Hour

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by Olson, Lynne
An enthralling, behind-the-scenes account of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain. Citizens of London brings out of history's shadows the three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking news reporter; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who ran FDR's Lend-Lease programme in London; and John G. Winant, the shy, idealistic US ambassador....
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The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change

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by McCalman, Iain
Iain McCalman's brilliant history of the Great Barrier Reef, told in 12 extraordinary tales, charts its shifting status from labyrinth of terror to global treasure. Equal parts gifted storyteller and acclaimed historian, McCalman brings to life the people who've shaped our knowledge and perception of this World Heritage - listed site. He describes encounters between peoples and places, ideas and environme...
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Beloved Land: Stories, Struggles, and Secrets from Timor-Leste

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by Peake, Gordon
At the stroke of midnight on 20 May 2002, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste became the first new nation of the 21st century. From that moment, those who fought for independence have faced a challenge even bigger than shaking off Indonesian occupation: running a country of their own. *Beloved Land* picks up the story where world attention left off. Blending narrative history, travelogue, and personal r...
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Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Australia's Lost Generation

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by Mcmullin, Ross
For Australia, a new nation with a relatively small population, the death of 60,000 soldiers during World War I was catastrophic. This book seeks to retrieve the stories of the extraordinary individuals who gave their lives for the cause. Included are 10 extended biographies of young men who exemplified Australia's gifted lost generation, from an internationally acclaimed medical researcher to a military of...
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Flaws in the Ice: In Search of Douglas Mawson

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by Day, David
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