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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
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Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? This book explores the projects, dreams and...
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From distinguished foreign correspondent John Simpson, a fascinating history of what it is to risk life and limb to bring home news of the troubled world.
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The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. By...
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Age of Anger: A History of the Present
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A Little History of Economics
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In 1474, a twenty-three year old woman ascended the throne of Castile, the largest and strongest kingdom in Spain. Ahead of her lay the considerable challenge not only...
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Saturnine and quick-tempered, the formidable North Sea is often overlooked - even by those living within a stone's throw of its steel-grey waters. But as playground,...
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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