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The Penguin Book Of English Song
The Penguin Book Of English Song Richard Stokes
An anthology of some of the greatest poetry in the English language.
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Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen to Music
Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen to Music Ben Ratliff
From one of America's celebrated critics, the definitive field guide to listening to music in the age of the Cloud.
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Landscapes Of Communism
Landscapes Of Communism Owen Hatherley
Landscapes of Communism is an intimate history of twentieth-century communist Europe told through its buildings; it is, too, a book about power, and what power does in cities.
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Lives Of The Artists, Lives Of The Architects
Lives Of The Artists, Lives Of The Architects Hans-Ulrich Obrist
From world-renowned curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects offers a unique opportunity to learn about the lives and creativity of the world's leading artists.
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Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano
Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano Dana Thomas
This is the story of Galliano and McQueen, the two working class British boys who shook fashion to its core. With their complicated and deeply seductive designs, they moved from the raucous art and club scene of London to the old-school heart of French couture.
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The Ring Of Truth
The Ring Of Truth Roger Scruton
A magnificent book by a famous author on perhaps the greatest of all musical works
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Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts
Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts de Hamel Christopher, Christopher de Hamel
The most beguiling and acclaimed history book of the year, now in paperback.
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Frederick The Great
Frederick The Great Tim Blanning
Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, dominated the 18th century in the same way that Napoleon dominated the start of the 19th - a force of nature, a caustic, ruthless, brilliant military commander, a monarch of exceptional energy and talent, and a knowledgeable patron of artists, architects and writers, most famously Voltaire. From early in his reign he was already a legendary figure - fascinating even to those who hated him.
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The Language Of Cities
The Language Of Cities Deyan Sudjic
The latest addition to the Design series, from the Director of the Design Museum.
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Living with the Gods
Living with the Gods Neil MacGregor
The panoramic exploration of how belief shapes us, from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects.
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Riot Days
Riot Days Maria Alyokhina
The fierce, thrilling and acclaimed memoir of Maria Alyokhina: artist, protestor, outsider, prisoner, survivor.
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Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes
Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes Francis Pryor
Discover the hidden corners and forgotten crevices of England's landscapes, from lost rural treasures to unseen urban gems.
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Chopin's Piano
Chopin's Piano Paul Kildea
A dazzling exploration of Romantic music unlike any other, from one of the most exciting writers about classical music.
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Trans-Europe Express
Trans-Europe Express Owen Hatherley
A searching, timely account of the condition of contemporary Europe, told through the landscapes of its cities.
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The Sky is Falling
The Sky is Falling Peter Biskind
A bestselling cultural journalist takes us on a wild ride through pop culture, showing how it paved the way for today's extreme politics.
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Bunker Bradley L. Garrett
An astonishing journey through one of the fastest-growing phenomena of our age, by one of our most exciting young thinkers and urban explorers.
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Wagner's Parsifal
Wagner's Parsifal Roger Scruton
A superbly insightful and moving exploration of Wagner's last opera, by one of Britain's most prominent public intellectuals.
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