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1 Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China (Hardback)

by Evan Osnos

Format: Hardback 416 pages
Published: 26/06/2014

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Describes some of the billion individual lives that make up China's story - one that unfolds on remote farms, in glittering mansions, and in the... Read more

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2 The Too Difficult Box: The Big Issues Politicians Can't Crack (Hardback)

by Charles Clarke

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 03/06/2014

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3 The World's War (Hardback)

by David Olusoga

Format: Hardback 432 pages
Published: 29/07/2014

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A unique account of the millions of colonial troops who fought in the First World War, and why they were later air-brushed out of history. Read more

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4 Harry's Last Stand: How the World My Generation Built is Falling Down, and What We Can Do to Save it (Hardback)

by Harry Leslie Smith

Format: Hardback 224 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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'I am not an historian, but, at 91, I am history. This is how I see the world, and what I think we can do to change it.' Read more

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5 Bricks and Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made (Hardback)

by Tom Wilkinson

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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6 The Impulse Society: What's Wrong with Getting What We Want (Hardback)

by Paul Roberts

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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7 The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier (Hardback)

by Hassan Abbas

Format: Hardback 304 pages
Published: 02/05/2014

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In 2001, US and NATO troops were deployed to Afghanistan to unseat the Taliban rulers. This book examines how the Taliban not only survived but... Read more

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8 The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades (Hardback)

by Paul M. Cobb

Format: Hardback 360 pages
Published: 24/07/2014

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9 The Kitchen Magpie: A delicious melange of culinary curiosities, fascinating facts, amazing anecdotes and expert tips for the food-lover (Hardback)

by James Steen

Format: Hardback 288 pages
Published: 01/05/2014

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A feast of hundreds of food facts, mouth-watering myths and culinary curiosities to satisfy all appetites. Read more

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10 Imagining Black America (Hardback)

by Michael Wayne

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 02/05/2014

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Scientific research has now established that race should be understood as a social construct, not a true biological division of humanity. In this... Read more

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