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1 Command and Control (Paperback)

by Eric Schlosser

Format: Paperback 656 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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Interweaves the minute-by-minute story of an accident at a missile silo in rural Arkansas, where a single crew struggled to prevent the explosion of... Read more

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2 Americanah (Paperback)

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 27/02/2014

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. From the award-winning author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun,' a... Read more

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3 One Summer: America 1927 (Paperback)

by Bill Bryson

Format: Paperback 672 pages
Published: 22/05/2014

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In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator... Read more

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4 Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback)

by President Barack Obama

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 05/06/2008

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The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only two years old when his father walked out on the family. Many years... Read more

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5 Touching the Void (Paperback)

by Joe Simpson

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 01/01/1998

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An account of the ascent of the 21,000ft Siula Grande peak in the Peruvian Andes. Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had achieved... Read more

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6 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (Paperback)

by Dee Brown

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 03/01/1998

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Describes how the American Indians lost their land and lives to a dynamically expanding white society. This book described the opening of the West... Read more

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7 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)

by Maya Angelou

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 26/01/1984

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* One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling six-volume autobiography is... Read more

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8 Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (Paperback)

by Robert Pirsig

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 02/08/1991

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Tells a story of the narrator, his son Chris and their month-long motorcycle odyssey from Minnesota to California profoundly affected an entire... Read more

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9 The Untold History of the United States (Paperback)

by Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick

Format: Paperback 784 pages
Published: 18/04/2013

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Beginning with the bloody suppression of the Filipino struggle for independence and spanning the two World Wars, this title documents how US... Read more

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10 Wild Coast: Travels on South America's Untamed Edge (Paperback)

by John Gimlette

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 23/02/2012

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Between the Orinoco and the Amazon lies a fabulous forested land, barely explored. Much of Guiana seldom sees sunlight, and new species are often... Read more

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