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Waters of the World

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by Dry, Sarah
How is the weather where you are? And how did it get that way? How does the great complex global interaction of ice, ocean, and atmosphere combine to generate the rain that sustains us? And who figured all its secret processes out?
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Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS - Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize

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by Moaveni, Azadeh
Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction An intimate, deeply reported account of the women who made a shocking decision: to leave their comfortable lives behind and join the Islamic State. In early 2014, the Islamic State clinched its control of Raqqa in Syria. Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, urged Muslims around the world to come join the caliphate. Having witnessed th...
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The Way Through the Woods: of mushrooms and mourning

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by Litt Woon, Long
One woman's journey to overcome grief by delving into an overlooked wonder of nature. `As the world of mushrooms opened up to me I began to see that the path back to life was easier than I had thought. It was simply a matter of gathering delights that flash and sparkle. All I had to do was follow the mushroom trail, even though I still didn't know where it would lead. What would I find in the great unkno...
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First, They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks

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by Habiburahman
For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people. "I am three years old and will have to grow up with the hostility of others. I am already an outlaw in my own country, an outlaw in the world. I am three years old, and don't yet know that I am stateless." Habiburahman was born in 1979 and raised in a small village in western Burma. When he was three years old, the c...
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The Death of Murat Idrissi

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by Wieringa, Tommy
Longlisted for the International Man Booker Prize. Two venturesome women on a journey through the land of their fathers and mothers. A wrong turn. A bad decision. They had no idea, when they arrived in Morocco, that their usual freedoms as young European women would not be available. So, when the spry Saleh presents himself as their guide and saviour, they embrace his offer. He extrac...
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Questions I Am Asked About the Holocaust

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by Fried, Hedi
`There are no stupid questions, nor any forbidden ones, but there are some questions that have no answer.' Hedi Fried was nineteen when the Nazis snatched her family from their home in Eastern Europe and transported them to Auschwitz, where her parents were murdered and she and her sister were forced into hard labour until the end of the war. Now ninety-four, she has spent her life educating young peo...
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The Boy in the Green Suit: a memoir

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by Hillman, Robert
This is an unusual and beautifully written memoir - an Australian classic that captures the vulnerability and ardour of youth, and the fragility and strength of parental love.
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Made in Sweden: 25 Ideas That Created a Country

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by Asbrink, Elisabeth
What are the real Swedish Values? Who is the real Swedish Model? In recent times, we have come to favour all things Scandi - their food, furnishings, fiction, fashion, and general way of life. We seem to regard the Swedes and their Scandinavian neighbours as altogether more sophisticated, admirable, and evolved than us. We have all aspired to be Swedish, to live in their perfectly designed society from t...
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Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

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by Wright, Tom
Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this New York Times-bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the heist of the century".
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Gut: New Revised and Expanded Edition

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by Enders, Giulia
A Sunday Times bestseller - now with revised and expanded content on the exciting new science about the gut-brain link. Our gut is as important as our brain or heart, yet we know very little about how it works and many of us are too embarrassed to ask questions. In 'Gut', Giulia Enders breaks this taboo, revealing the latest science on how much our digestive system has to offer. From our miraculous...
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Make Me A City: a novel of Chicago

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by Carr, Jonathan
How does a place become a city? Whose stories will survive and whose will be lost? How do you know if you truly belong? It is 1800. On desolate, marshy ground between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, a man builds a house and a city is born ... This masterful debut novel spans Chicago's tumultuous first century, showing how a city is made: by a succession of vivid, sometimes villainous individuals...
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The Sacred Combe

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by Maloney, Thomas
Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017 WANTED: Diligent volunteer to carry out two months' painstaking archival work for private library. Board and lodging provided; curiosity and imagination rewarded. When Samuel Browne's wife unexpectedly leaves him, his world crumbles - until he spies this job advert hidden between the pages of a second-hand book. It leads him deep into the English countr...
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The Fox Hunt: four strangers, thirteen days, and one man's amazing journey to safety

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by Al Samawi, Mohammed
A breathtaking escape story that reveals the power of technology to connect people across cultures with life-saving results. Growing up in Yemen, Mohammed Al Samawi was smart, bookish, and committed to his faith. He had little interest in the non-Muslim world, beyond an intense hostility to Islam's enemies. All that changed when a teacher lent him a copy of the Bible, sparking his interest in other ...
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1947: When Now Begins

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by Asbrink, Elisabeth
Somewhere on the timeline, the war ends, while somewhere else, a new age begins - the one we call now. The shift does not happen overnight, from one day to the next; instead, the world vibrates for a number of years. People try to find their way to homes that are no longer there. People run from their deeds, and most of them get away. Among the millions in flight across Europe looking for a new home in 1947...
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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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Revolution: the bestselling memoir by France's recently elected president

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by Macron, Emmanuel
The bestselling memoir by France's president, Emmanuel Macron. Some believe that our country is in decline, that the worst is yet to come, that our civilisation is withering away. That only isolation or civil strife are on our horizon. That to protect ourselves from the great transformations taking place around the globe, we should go back in time and apply the recipes of the last century. Others imagine ...
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Democracy in Chains: the deep history of the radical right's stealth plan for America

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by MacLean, Nancy
An explosive expose of the man who devoted his career to shackling democracy - and succeeded. Libertarian billionaires are using their wealth and power to drastically curtail the US democratic process, disempowering ordinary citizens whilst entrenching the influence of corporations as never before. In Democracy in Chains, award-winning historian Nancy MacLean reveals how the ideas of Nobel Prize-winning pol...
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Walking in Berlin: a flaneur in the capital

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by Hessel, Franz
In this timeless guide, originally published in Germany in 1929, Franz Hessel invites his readers to join him on a stroll through Weimar-era Berlin, taking in some of the most fascinating sights the city has to offer, many of which still exist in some form today.
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Blueprint for Revolution: how to use rice pudding, Lego men, and other non-violent techniques to galvanise communities, overthrow dictators, or simply change the world

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by Popovic, Srdja
How do ordinary people become revolutionaries? In 2000, too-cool-to-care Belgrade rock kid Srdja Popovic found himself at the centre of a movement which was about to change the world. Popovic was one of the unexpected leaders of the student movement Otpor! that overthrew dictator Slobodan Milosevic and established democracy in Serbia - all by avoiding violence and opting for something far more powerful: a s...
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The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook: a history of the Renaissance mathematics that birthed imaginary numbers, probability, and the new physics of the universe

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by Brooks, Michael
A Daily Telegraph book of the year. This is a landmark in science writing that resurrects from the vaults of neglect the polymath Jerome Cardano, a Milanese of the sixteenth century. Who is he? A gambler and blasphemer, inventor and chancer, plagued by demons and anxieties, astrologer to kings, emperors, and popes, and the unacknowledged discoverer of the mathematical foundations of quantum physics. ...
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