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  • The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
    The Obstacle is the Way (English, Paperback) Ryan Holiday

    We give up too easily. With a simple change of attitude, what seem like insurmountable obstacles become once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Ryan Holiday, who dropped out of college at nineteen to serve as an apprentice to bestselling 'modern Machiavelli' Robert Greene and is now a media consultant for billion-dollar brands, draws on the philosophy of the Stoics to guide you in every situation,...

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality - about what it's like to get old...

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  • The Concise 48 Laws Of Power by Robert Greene
    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 50th Law by 50 Cent
    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 Mastery by Robert Greene
    The Concise Mastery (English, Paperback) Robert Greene

    Around the globe, people are facing the same problem - that we are born as individuals but are forced to conform to the rules of society if we want to succeed. This title builds on the strategies outlined in The 48 Laws of Power to provide a practical guide to greatness. It helps you learn how to start living by your own rules.

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  • Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
    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 48 Laws Of Power by Robert Greene
    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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  • Get Out of My Life by Suzanne Franks
    Get Out of My Life (English, Paperback) Suzanne Franks, Tony Wolf

    Teenagers are tough and anyone who has their own needs help. Witty, enjoyable and genuinely insightful, Get Out of My Life is now updated with how to deal with everything from social media to online threats and porn, as well as looking at all the difficult issues of bringing up teenagers, school, sex, drugs and more. But it's the title of the second chapter, 'What They Do and Why' that best...

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  • Pompeii by Mary Beard
    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 Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    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 Art Of Seduction by Robert Greene
    The Art Of Seduction (Paperback) Robert Greene

    Charm, persuasion, the ability to create illusions: these are some of the many dazzling gifts of the Seducer, the compelling figure who is able to manipulate, mislead and give pleasure all at once. This book unearths the two sides of seduction: the characters and the process. It provides instruction on how to identify victims by type.

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  • The Concise 33 Strategies of War by Robert Greene
    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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  • Tell to Win by Peter Guber
    Tell to Win (Paperback) Peter Guber

    Success is won by creating compelling stories that have the power to move people. If you can't tell it, you can't sell it. This book tells you how to do both. It explains how to move beyond PowerPoint slides and spreadsheets to create purposeful stories that can serve as powerful calls to action.

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  • Human Relations and Other Difficulties by Mary-Kay Wilmers
    Human Relations and Other Difficulties (Paperback) Mary-Kay Wilmers

    Mary-Kay Wilmers has been a giant of the English literary world for decades. She was integral in the founding of LRB in 1979 during the year-long lock-out at The Times and has served as its editor in chief since 1992. Under her leadership, the magazine has pulled no punches and faced the inevitable controversies head on, leading the Observer to wonder whether LRB is 'the best magazine in the...

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  • The Ten Faces of Innovation by Tom Kelley
    The Ten Faces of Innovation (Paperback) Tom Kelley

    A guide to fostering creativity and business innovation, this title shows how an individual can become an experienced architect, storyteller, caregiver or cross-pollinator... just four of the ten characters that can be adopted in different situations to create a broader range of solutions to business problems.

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  • Populism and Economics by Charles Dumas
    Populism and Economics (Paperback) Charles Dumas

    Populism and Economics, Charles Dumas' latest book, examines the reasons for the rise in populism - Brexit and the election of Trump among other events - and how this discontent with the status quo has affected economics, both perceptions and reality. The book argues that while globalization and the influence of new technology have pulled the world economy out of recession and while the benefits...

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  • A Voyage For Madmen by Peter Nichols
    A Voyage For Madmen (Paperback) Peter Nichols

    In 1968, nine men - six Englishmen, two Frenchmen and an Italian - set out to try, a race born of coincidence of their timing. One didn't even know how to sail. This is a true story of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe sailing race: the first single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the world.

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  • From Dictatorship to Democracy by Gene Sharp
    From Dictatorship to Democracy (Paperback) Gene Sharp

    A how-to guide that inspired the Arab Spring.

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  • The Uses and Abuses of History by Professor Margaret MacMillan
    The Uses and Abuses of History (Paperback) Professor Margaret MacMillan

    Abuses of history can have dire consequences - look at Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Margaret MacMillan's argument for why history matters shows how treating the past with respect can lead us to a better understanding with the present.

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  • A Very British Coup by Chris Mullin
    A Very British Coup (Paperback) Chris Mullin

    Former steel worker Harry Perkins has led the Labour Party to a stunning victory at the general election. His manifesto includes removal of American bases and public control of finance. The Establishment is appalled by the prospect. As M15 conspires with the city and the press barons, Perkins finds himself in a no-holds-barred battle for survival.

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