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  • Between
    Between the World and Me (Paperback) Ta-Nehisi Coates

    In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment (the abolition of slavery), the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one. It is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite a nation after a civil war and, today, still disproportionately threatened, locked up and...

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    Left of Bang (English, Paperback) Patrick Van Horne, Jason a Riley

    Describes how to listen to your inner protector and increase your sensitivity to threats before they happen.

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    Prisoners of Geography (Paperback) Tim Marshall

    A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics

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    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    A translation of one of the most important texts of Western philosophy.

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    The Concise 33 Strategies of War (English, Paperback) Robert Greene

    A guide to the strategies of war. Spanning world civilisations, and synthesising dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts, it features the subtle social game of everyday life. It contains examples of the genius and folly of those from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher and Hannibal to Ulysses S Grant.

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    Life in the UK Test: Handbook 2017 (Paperback) Henry Dillon

    Contains the complete official study materials reproduced from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents 3rd edition as well as expert study advice and diagrams. Purchasers also get a free subscription to online tests at www.lifeintheuk.net. Everything you need to pass the test with confidence in one book.

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    Man's Search for Meaning (Hardback) Viktor E. Frankl

    A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest. This work offers us a way to transcend suffering.

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    The Gulag Archipelago (Paperback) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    The Gulag Archipelago is Solzhenitsyn's masterwork, a vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators and also of heroism, a Stalinist anti-world at the heart of the Soviet Union where the key to survival lay not in hope but in despair. The work is based on the testimony of some two hundred survivors, and on the recollection of...

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    On the Shortness of Life (Paperback) Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

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    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

    The compelling true story of how the Women's Institute pulled Britain through the war with pots of jam and a spirit of make-do-and-mend.

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    Capitalist Realism (English, Paperback) Mark Fisher

    A bestselling analysis of the ways in which capitalism has presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system.

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    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    Stirring reflections on the human condition provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman warrior and emperor of the 2nd century.

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    The Art of War (English, Paperback) Sun Tzu

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.

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    The Zookeeper's Wife (English, Paperback) Diane Ackerman

    The New York Times bestseller soon to be a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain. A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.

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    Seven Pillars of Wisdom (English, Paperback) T. E. Lawrence

    Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

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    Light on Pranayama (Paperback) B. K. S. Iyengar

    The definitive guide to yogic breathing from B.K.S. Iyengar, the world's most respected yoga teacher.

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    American Sniper (English, Paperback) Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen

    A former US Navy SEAL, the author tells the story of his legendary career, from 1999-2009, during which time he recorded the most confirmed sniper kills in the history of the United States military, any branch, from 1776 to present. He also tells the story of the men of SEAL Team 3 who fought and died as brothers with him.

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    In the Dust of This Planet (English, Paperback) Eugene Thacker

    #1 Amazon Best Seller in Philosophy Criticism. Supernatural horror defined as the thought of the unthinkable. Eugene Thacker suggests that we look to the genre of horror as offering a way of thinking about the unthinkable world.

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    The Phantom Atlas (Hardback) Edward Brooke-Hitching

    The astonishing story of the maps and atlases throughout history that got it completely wrong

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