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    The Concise 48 Laws of Power (English, Paperback) Robert Greene, Joost Elffers

    Suitable for those with an interest in conquest, self-defense, wealth, power or simply being an educated spectator, this book teaches you how to cheat, dissemble, feign, fight and advance your cause in the modern world.

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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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    The 50th Law (English, Paperback) 50 Cent, Robert Greene

    The ultimate hustle is to move freely between the street and corporate worlds, to find your flow and never stay locked in the same position. This is a manifesto for how to operate in the twenty-first century, where everything has been turned on its head.

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    The Concise Seduction (English, Paperback) Robert Greene

    A guide to the art of seduction.

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    Beyond Infinity (Paperback) Eugenia Cheng

    Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there are also infinitely many decimal numbers between zero and one. Are these two types of infinity the same? Are they larger or smaller than each other? Can we even talk about 'larger' and 'smaller' when we talk about infinity? In Beyond Infinity, international maths sensation...

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    Pocket World in Figures 2017 (Hardback) The Economist

    * More than 200,000 copies sold worldwide each year* For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been informing and entertaining readers around the world with its blend of the serious, the quirky and the downright surprising. Where else would you find out, in a single volume, that a Big Mac will cost you twice as much in Israel as one in South Africa, that Rwanda, Bolivia and Cuba have...

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    Born to Run (English, Paperback) Christopher McDougall

    Focuses on the Tarahumara, a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world. This title tells their story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.

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    The Checklist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    One of the top ten greatest doctors in the world looks at the lowly checklist, and how this simple idea - which is free to reproduce - will revolutionise the way we approach problems, and help save lives. Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people.

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    Good Strategy Bad Strategy (English, Paperback) Richard Rumelt

    Provides explanation on how to develop and take action on strategy, in business, politics and beyond. This title dispels popular misconceptions about strategy - such as confusing it with ambitions, visions or financial goals - by very practically showing that a good strategy focuses on the challenges a business faces.

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    The 48 Laws of Power (Paperback) Robert Greene, Joost Ellfers

    Drawn from 3,000 years of the history of power, this guide helps readers achieve for themselves what Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, Louis XIV and Machiavelli learnt the hard way.

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    The Lady in the Van (Paperback) Alan Bennett

    A work of non-fiction that follows the author's other little blockbuster "The Clothes They Stood Up In".

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    You Talkin' to Me? (English, Paperback) Sam Leith

    Rhetoric is what gives words power. It's nothing to be afraid of. It isn't the exclusive preserve of politicians: it's everywhere, from your argument with the insurance company to your plea to the waitress for a table near the window. This book examines how people have taught, practiced and thought about rhetoric from its Attic origins onwards.

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    Scorn (Hardback) Matthew Parris

    'He's 100% political herpes. Back in six months whatever you do. Or three days, like last time.' Camilla Long on Nigel Farage 'You're as ugly as a salad.' Bulgarian insult 'I'm going to beat him so bad he'll need a shoehorn to put his hat on.' Muhammed Ali There's no pleasure like a perfectly-turned put-down (when it's directed at somebody else, of course) but Matthew Parris's Scorn is sharply...

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    From Dictatorship to Democracy (Paperback) Gene Sharp

    A how-to guide that inspired the Arab Spring.

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    Murder Under the Christmas Tree (English, Paperback) Cecily Gayford

    Murder most festive: a selection of puzzling Christmas mysteries from the creme de la creme of crime writers.

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    We Do Things Differently (Paperback) Mark Stevenson

    Our systems are failing. Old models - for education, healthcare and government, food production, energy supply - are creaking under the weight of modern challenges. As the world's population heads towards 10 billion, it's clear we need new approaches. Futurologist Mark Stevenson sets out to find them, across four continents. From Brazilian favelas to high tech Boston, from rural India to a shed...

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    The Woman in Black (Hardback) Susan Hill

    Beautiful hardback edition of the bestselling classic ghost story, soon to be a major film starring Daniel Radcliffe.

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    Pompeii (Paperback) Mary Beard

    'The world's most controversial classicist debunks our movie-style myths about the Roman town with meticulous scholarship and propulsive energy - scrutinising and animated in equal measure' Laura Silverman, Daily Mail

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    The Book of Disquiet (English, Paperback) Fernando Pessoa

    Sitting at his desk, Bernardo Soares imagined himself free forever of Rua dos Douradores, of his boss Vasques, of Moreira the book-keeper, of all the other employees, the errand boy, the post boy, even the cat. But if he left them all tomorrow and discarded the suit of clothes he wears, what else would he do? Because he would have to do something.

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    The Stupidity Paradox (English, Paperback) Mats Alvesson, Andre Spicer

    Why do smart people do stupid things at work? Welcome to the idea of functional stupidity.

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