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Sapiens
Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari
A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
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21 Lessons for the 21st Century
21 Lessons for the 21st Century Yuval Noah Harari
The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.
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Homo Deus
Homo Deus Yuval Noah Harari
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
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Guns, Germs and Steel
Guns, Germs and Steel Jared Diamond
A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
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Origins
Origins Lewis Dartnell
From Sunday Times bestselling author of The Knowledge, a book that takes us far back in time to the point where history becomes science, and that unpeels the layers of this history to reveal not how we made the earth, but how the earth made us.
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Appeasing Hitler
Appeasing Hitler Tim Bouverie
The first major narrative history of one of the most controversial episodes in British history – and the exciting debut by a talented young historian
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The Fatal Shore
The Fatal Shore Robert Hughes
'An extraordinarily vivid yet authentic account of the birthpangs of a nation. A work of real distinction' Philip Ziegler
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The Robin
The Robin Stephen Moss
Acclaimed naturalist and birdwatcher Stephen Moss brings us this year's perfect Christmas gift: a year in the life of Britain's favourite bird - the robin
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The Ancient Greeks
The Ancient Greeks Edith Hall
Edith Hall unpacks the mysterious and successful ancient Greek people through ten uniquely ancient Greek personality traits.
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Ghosts of the Tsunami
Ghosts of the Tsunami Richard Lloyd Parry
Richard LLoyd Parry uncovers the immediate aftermath and long-term effects of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of 2011, which resulted in the loss of 18,500 souls.
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70s Dinner Party
70s Dinner Party Anna Pallai
Spaghetti in aspic, anyone? Revel in astonishing dishes from yesteryear: Stuffed Cocktail Grapes, Savoury Sausage Salad, a spunky Shrimp-Salmon Mould and so much more, from the cult Twitter account
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Brit(ish)
Brit(ish) Afua Hirsch
The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the uncomfortable truth about race in Britain today – and calls for urgent change
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The Great Fire of London
The Great Fire of London Adrian Tinniswood
On the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London read this essential companion to the gripping story of one of London's worst disasters
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Icebreaker
Icebreaker Horatio Clare
Bestselling travel writer Horatio Clare joins an icebreaker for a voyage through the ice-packs of the far north
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On Tyranny
On Tyranny Timothy Snyder
A controversial, timely intervention in world affairs from one of the most acclaimed historians of the twentieth century
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My Life, Our Times
My Life, Our Times Gordon Brown
This long-awaited, revelatory memoir from Britain’s former Prime Minister offers vital insights into our extraordinary times
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Animals Strike Curious Poses
Animals Strike Curious Poses Elena Passarello
‘It might be the best book on animals I have ever read. It’s also the only one that made me laugh out loud.’ Helen Macdonald, author of His for Hawk
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Diary of an Ordinary Schoolgirl
Diary of an Ordinary Schoolgirl Margaret Forster
The diary of an ordinary schoolgirl living in Carlisle in 1954 -- a perfectly preserved period piece from one of the UK's favourite novelists
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Danube
Danube Claudio Magris
Neither a travel book, nor a vast prose poem, nor a history, nor philosophy, nor voyage of discovery, but often all at once - Independent on Sunday
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All The King's Women
All The King's Women Derek Wilson
Full of incident and anecdote, this popular narrative history focuses on the crucial involvement in politics and pleasure of a group of women in the back-biting, gossip-ridden world of the Stuart Court.
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Bismarck
Bismarck David J Bercuson, Holger H Herwig
A dramatic retelling of one of the key incidents in the Second World War.
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In The Lion's Court
In The Lion's Court Derek Wilson
A gripping narrative of daily intrigue and power politics at the court of Henry VIII.
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The Italian Boy
The Italian Boy Sarah Wise
A fascinating historical investigation that brilliantly illuminates a macabre episode in 1830s London and brings the capital's underclass roaring back to life.
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Behind The Lines
Behind The Lines Russell Miller
This is the story of Special Operations in World War Two as it has never been told before - directly by those who took part.
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