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The riveting, frequently shocking follow-up to Kuper's acclaimed Chums asks what lessons have been learned in Westminster in regard to cliques and corruption ahead of an impending election.
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Drenched in the seedy glamour of wartime Shanghai, this evocative and engrossing thriller from the author of The Accomplice finds a Berlin Jew fleeing persecution become enmeshed in his uncle's dangerous and corrupt world.
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The noted development economist ranges across the globe with immense authority and urgency in this incisive critique of why some areas of the world have become left behind economically.
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The full story behind the tragic Challenger space shuttle disaster told for the first time, Higginbotham's page-turning investigation into what went wrong highlights political infighting and heroic whistleblowers as well as putting the lives of the doomed astronauts centre stage.
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The author of the acclaimed Aftermath expertly recounts the rise and fall of Germany's first democratic government in this penetrating study of societal liberation, economic upheaval and shattered illusions.
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From pulled-apart pop songs to the great pig stampede of 2012, the stand-up mathematician and author of Humble Pi presents a hilarious and highly informative guide to the wonders of trigonometry.
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The bestselling author of Revenge and Rebel King delivers a captivating, revealing tour of the lives of one of world's most famous and influential power couple, David and Victoria Beckham.
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Compiling interviews conducted over two decades, this cogent and compelling volume from the celebrated author of The God of Small Things explores themes of nationalism, fundamentalism and rising fascism with Arundhati Roy's unwaveringly perceptive eye.
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Ranging from star-studded anecdotes about Hollywood's biggest names to the heartwrenching aftermath of his sister Dominique's brutal murder, Dunne's capacious autobiography is much more than the standard Tinseltown memoir.
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In this brilliantly clear-eyed and immensely inspiring volume, the Chief Executive of influential research charity Resolution Foundation offers both a comprehensive assessment of the reasons for Britain's recent socio-economic decline and a practicable roadmap for getting the country back on track.
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From the Iraq war to Coronavirus, Hindmoor's brilliantly entertaining and incisive history of Britain since 2000 deftly demonstrates how one crisis begat another in this astonishingly turbulent era.
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From the author of The Damned Utd and Red or Dead comes another magisterial reimagining of British football history, as Peace charts the devastating aftermath of the Munich air crash and the drive to rebuild Manchester United FC.
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Set in the American West of the 1890s, this expansive yet psychologically intimate novel from the author of Night Boat to Tangier tracks the dangerously forbidden affair between a torrid young balladeer and the wife of a devout and powerful mine captain.
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Intensely atmospheric and stunningly written, Salvioni's 1930s-set novel charts the devastating consequences of the unbreakable friendship between two girls in a small Italian city.
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Dennis Monk's attempts to stay sober seem thwarted at every turn by his uptight parents and overachieving friends in this deliciously witty debut about coming-of-age for a second time.
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Encompassing not just Ataturk and Erdogan but also traditional desserts and tiny weightlifters, Kent's wonderfully idiosyncratic history of Turkey's century boasts revelations on every page.
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Mining themes of migration, family and the dark underbelly of international football, this rambunctious novel from the author of Netherland finds two brothers on a globetrotting odyssey to locate a teenage soccer prodigy.
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Dauntlessly original and engrossing, Brat follows a writer's slow descent into delirium as he is tasked with sorting out his dead parents' possessions.
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The historian, presenter and author of Barbarossa recounts the twists and turns of Operation Bagration – the Soviet offensive that won the Second World War for the allies and cemented Stalin's postwar power – in pacy, page-turning prose.
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Based on hundreds of hours of interviews with both Starmer himself and his friends and family, Baldwin's definitive biography of the Labour leader sheds much needed light on an enigmatic figure.
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Exploring over two thousand years of history through the astounding network of roads built by the Ancient Romans, Fletcher's engrossing volume demonstrates how European - and indeed world - culture was shaped by these channels of trade and travel.
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From the author of When America Stopped Being Great, an insightful and urgent reassessment of America’s past, present and future – as a country which is forever at war with itself.The Forever War tells the story of how America’s extreme polarisation is 250 years in the making, and argues that the roots of its modern-day malaise are to be...
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Centred on the endlessly fascinating meteorological phenomenon, Cloudspotting for Beginners is a compelling and fact-packed guide to the secrets of all the major cloud types and the weather they create.
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The popular newsreader and journalist chronicles her grandparents' lives amidst the turbulence of empire and partition in India and Pakistan in this engaging memoir of family, belonging and the nature of freedom.
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An evocative story of both love and abiding friendship from the heart of the music industry, Stein's memoir of his career in Blondie chronicles his relationship with the iconic Debbie Harry.
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A resounding tribute to the author of the 'Berlin novels' and A Single Man, this eye-opening new biography sheds light on Christopher Isherwood's rich and adventurous life and literary genius.
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Deeply researched and passionately argued, Heffernan's trenchant investigation into the exploitation of the world's oceans uncovers avarice, corruption and callous disregard on an immense scale.
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Shedding new light on England’s short-lived period of republican rule, Reece's fascinating volume explores the dramatic events and consequences of the tumultuous period following Oliver Cromwell's death.
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From the celebrated author of Art Monsters and Flaneuses comes a blazing debut novel of ghosts, homes and the cycle of history, as two couples who inhabit the same apartment in north-east Paris almost fifty years apart discover their worrying similarities.
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Drenched in glamour, suspense and family secrets, this page-turning literary thriller from the bestselling author of A Double Life and Part of the Family centres on a mother, daughter, and a journalist making shocking accusations.
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The author of Whips returns with another steamy tale of Westminster scandal, as maverick strategist Callum Gallagher is hired to help a disgraced Tory PM.
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From the author of the Baillie Gifford Winner of Winners Prize-scooping 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare comes a fascinating and timely account of how Roosevelt's plans for progressive theatre were targeted by the House Un-American Committee and its message for today's culture wars.
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Combining history, horticulture, art and biography, this stunning and erudite meditation on the role of the garden through Western culture from the author of The Lonely City ranges from John Milton to Derek Jarman in peerless prose.
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Arguably our greatest living nature writer delivers a characteristically thoughtful and erudite meditation on the battle for supremacy in our gardens, between humans who are convinced of their innate superiority and other organisms quietly going about their vital business.
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From the author of Feral and Regenesis comes a searing critique of the proponents of neoliberalism and how the ideology has become an unquestioned facet of modern life.
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A powerful, searingly relevant meditation on oppression, courage and hope, this luminous coming of age novel paints a multilayered picture of 1970s and 80s Beijing and the tragic events of 1989 through one young woman's story.
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From learning to recognise 'frenemies' to the secrets of rewarding conversation strategies, this fascinating volume from the author of The Intelligence Gap lifts the lid on the science behind the effects of social connection, showing just how important our interpersonal life is to our health and longevity.
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Perfect reading for all fans of Cormac McCarthy's The Road, Dineen's searing yet tender debut follows a mother in a dystopian future forge a path for her children through a blasted and treacherous landscape.
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An engrossing portal into one of the twentieth century's most notable literary minds, Benjamin Ross' comprehensive translation brings Franz Kafka's diaries to English-speaking readers for the first time, restoring a lot of the original material omitted from most previous publications.
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The master of enthralling narrative military history and author of Operation Pedestal brings the heart-pounding, high stakes World War II commando raid on a crucial German radar installation to vivid life.
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Eye-opening and entertaining in equal measure, Elledge's geo-political history of the world is filled with fascinating narratives about our ever-abiding pre-occupation with drawing lines and upholding ideas of nationhood.
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From the award-winning author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North comes a bravura love letter to Tasmania by way of H.G. Wells, nuclear physics and Hiroshima, all rendered in sublime, page-turning prose.
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In this absorbing and intimate chronicle of Parisian life from the journalist and author of Chums, Simon Kuper explores the first two dramatic and transformative decades of the century in his adoptive home city.
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Award-winning journalist and author of the bestselling Tribe Sebastian Jünger delivers a compelling meditation on mortality and the possibility of afterlife, inspired by his own experience of coming very close to death.
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A triumphant social history-cum-sports biography, Kynaston and Ricketts' absorbing volume examines the Ashes of July 1961 through the contrasting characters of the England and Australia cricket teams.
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The fashion designer and businessman delivers a trenchant critique of the global fashion industry and the detrimental way that garments are made in this powerful and timely volume.
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Reflecting on the psychological, social and physical consequences of a phone-based childhood, the author of the perennially bestselling The Righteous Mind delivers an eye-opening examination into the causes of the current mental health epidemic among young people.
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The labyrinth of Brexit exhaustively yet entertainingly examined in the third volume of Tim Shipman’s magisterial series on the state of modern British politics.
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The author of Surprise, Kill, Vanish delivers an explosive, eye-opening scenario of a nuclear attack against the United States, revealing all we are legally allowed to know about the consequences and reactions it would trigger at the Pentagon.
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From the Great Pyramid at Giza to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, acclaimed historian and author of Istanbul Bettany Hughes charts the construction, fame and legacy of these marvels of the Ancient World in page-turning prose.
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