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  • The 50th Law
    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 33 Strategies of War
    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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  • Good Strategy Bad Strategy
    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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  • From Dictatorship to Democracy
    From Dictatorship to Democracy (Paperback) Gene Sharp

    A how-to guide that inspired the Arab Spring.

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  • Scorn
    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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  • You Talkin' to Me?
    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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  • Murder Under the Christmas Tree
    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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  • Fashion on the Ration
    Fashion on the Ration (Paperback) Julie Summers

    In September 1939, just three weeks after the outbreak of war, Gladys Mason wrote briefly in her diary about events in Europe: 'Hitler watched German siege of Warsaw. City in flames.' And, she continued, 'Had my wedding dress fitted. Lovely.' For Gladys Mason, and for thousands of women throughout the long years of the war, fashion was not simply a distraction, but a necessity - and one they...

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  • The Concise 48 Laws of Power
    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 Checklist Manifesto
    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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  • The Book of Disquiet
    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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  • In Praise of Love
    In Praise of Love (English, Paperback) Alain Badiou, Nicolas Truong

    The author takes on contemporary 'dating agency' conceptions of love that come complete with zero-risk insurance. He develops a new take on love that sees it as an adventure, and an opportunity for re-invention, in a constant exploration of otherness and difference that leads the individual out of an obsession with identity and self.

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  • The Stupidity Paradox
    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.

    $14.01 $15.95
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  • Switch
    Switch (Paperback) Chris Goodall

    How will the world be powered in ten years' time? Not by fossil fuels. Energy experts are all saying the same thing: solar photovoltaics (PV) is our future. Reports from universities, investment banks, international institutions and large investors agree. It's not about whether the switch from fossil fuels to solar power will happen, but when. Solar panels are being made that will last longer than...

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  • The Long and the Short of it
    The Long and the Short of it (Paperback) John Kay

    The follies of finance have threatened the stability of the global economy, and the world of finance has become increasingly complex and sophisticated, but also greedy, cynical and self-interested. The Long and the Short of It provides a guide to the complexities of modern finance and explains how to put your finances in the only hands you can confidently trust - your own. In this new, wholly...

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  • Beyond Infinity
    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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  • A Natural History of the Hedgerow
    A Natural History of the Hedgerow (Hardback) John Wright

    It is difficult to think of a more quintessential symbol of the British countryside than the British Hedgerow, bursting with blackberries, hazelnuts and sloes, and home to oak and ash, field mice and butterflies. But as much as we might dream about foraging for mushrooms or collecting wayside nettles for soup, most of us are unaware of quite how profoundly hedgerows have shaped the history of our...

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  • Long and the Short of it
    Long and the Short of it (Paperback) John Kay

    This book provides a guide to the complexities of modern finance. It describes the basics of investment and the sophisticated innovations of the modern financial system. It explains how the follies of finance have threatened the stability of the world economy, and describes an environment that is complex and sophisticated, but greedy, cynical and self-interested. This book explains how to put your...

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  • The Last Girlfriend on Earth
    The Last Girlfriend on Earth (Paperback) Simon Rich

    Short and pithy sketches on the weird and wonderful world of love.

    $12.99
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  • Pompeii
    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

    $14.19 $15.51

    5 stars

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