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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and...
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Hampton Sides
 
The New York Times bestselling white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age
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The Summit: The Biggest Battle of the...
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Ed Conway
 
A brilliant narrative history of the most colourful and important summit in history.
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Work, Sex and Power: The Forces That...
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Willie Thompson
 
An all-encompassing look at the forces that shape human history, from the Stone Age to the present day.
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The Galapagos
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Henry Nicholls
 
Formed of dramatic volcanic scenery and home to marvellous beasts, it is little wonder that the first name for the Galapagos archipelago was Las Encantadas: the...
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The Contest of the Century: The New...
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Geoff Dyer
 
China's rise has now entered a new phase, as it seeks to translate its considerable economic heft into a larger role on the world stage, challenging American supremacy. The author...
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A History of Food in 100 Recipes
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William Sitwell
 
Find here the ingredients, cooks, techniques and tools that have shaped our love of food in this lavishly illustrated book.
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the...
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Erik Larson
 
On 1 May 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool. The passengers - including a record...
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The Verso Book of Dissent: From...
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Verso; Ali Tariq
 
A sparkling anthology of revolt and resistance to orthodoxy and repression.
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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Yuval Noah Harari
 
100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? The...
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A History of the World in 100 Weapons
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Chris McNab
 
"A history of the world in 100 weapons".
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Faulks on Fiction
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Sebastian Faulks
 
Ever since "Robinson Crusoe" in 1719, the novel has introduced British readers to truly unforgettable characters - people in whom we can find deeper understanding of our own lives. This...
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A History of the World in 100 Objects
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Neil MacGregor
 
Encompassing a sweep of human history, this title begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the Olduvai gorge in Africa, and...
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Secrets of the National Archives: The...
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National Archives
 
The National Archives is one of the most remarkable collections of documents in the world, holding over 120 miles of papers. In 2010 the staff at the Archives were asked...
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Working the Room: Essays and Reviews:...
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Geoff Dyer
 
'Dyer is becoming a character just as arch and seductive as that professional self-effacer from the previous generation, Alan Bennett.' Observer
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The War that Ended Peace: How Europe...
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Professor Margaret MacMillan
WINNER of the International Affairs Book of the Year at the Political Book Awards 2014 Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2013 The First World War followed a...
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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
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Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
 
Collects tales such as: "The Frog Prince"; "Hansel and Grettel"; "Ashputtel"; and, the original "Cinderella".
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