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  • The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd
    The Living Mountain (English, Paperback) Nan Shepherd

    Introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with an afterword by Jeanette Winterson

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  • Lost Connections by Johann Hari
    Lost Connections (English, Paperback) Johann Hari

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER...

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  • Gangster Warlords by Ioan Grillo
    Gangster Warlords (English, Paperback) Ioan Grillo

    In a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner dumps five hundred body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders hit-men to gun down forty-one police officers and prison guards in two days. In southern Mexico, a crystal meth maker is venerated as a saint while imposing Old Testament justice on his enemies....

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  • Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari
    Chasing the Scream (English, Paperback) Johann Hari

    NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD, THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE SOURCE OF THE VIRAL TED TALK...

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  • Sister Outsider by Professor Audre Lorde
    Sister Outsider (English, Paperback) Professor Audre Lorde

    Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. ...

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  • The Monsters and the Critics by J. R. R. Tolkien
    The Monsters and the Critics (English, Paperback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    Complete collection of Tolkien's essays, including two on Beowulf, which span three decades beginning six years before The Hobbit to five years after The Lord of the Rings.

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  • Tree and Leaf by J. R. R. Tolkien
    Tree and Leaf (English, Paperback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    Repackaged to feature Tolkien's own painting of the Tree of Amalion, this collection includes his famous essay, `On Fairy-stories' and the story that exemplifies this, `Leaf by Niggle', together with the poem `Mythopoeia' and the verse drama, `The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth', which tells of the events following the disastrous Battle of Maldon.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

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  • The Gifts of Reading by Robert Macfarlane
    The Gifts of Reading (Paperback) Robert Macfarlane

    From the acclaimed author of The Old Ways and Landmarks -- an essay on the joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a book...

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    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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  • Short Walks from Bogota by Tom Feiling
    Short Walks from Bogota (English, Paperback) Tom Feiling

    For decades, Colombia was the 'narcostate'. Now it's seen as one of the rising stars of the global economy. Where does the truth lie? How did a land likened to paradise by the first conquistadores become a byword for hell on earth? And how is it rebuilding itself after decades of violence?

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  • The Life of Muhammad by I. Ishaq
    The Life of Muhammad (English, Hardback) I. Ishaq

    A reissued translation which uses Ibn Hisham's abridgement and also includes many additions and variants found in the writings of early authors. The book thus presents in English practically all that is known of the life of the Prophet, and remains a monument of early Arabic prose.

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  • Hermetica by Brian P. Copenhaver
    Hermetica (English, Paperback) Brian P. Copenhaver

    Brian P. Copenhaver's translation of the body of mystical texts known as the Hermetica is the first based on reliable sources, and his comprehensive introduction provides an indispensable resource for scholars.

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  • In Search of Isaiah Berlin by Henry Hardy
    In Search of Isaiah Berlin (English, Hardback) Henry Hardy

    Isaiah Berlin was one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century - a man who set ideas on fire. His defence of liberty and plurality was passionate and persuasive and inspired a generation. His ideas - especially his reasoned rejection of excessive certainty and political despotism - have become even more prescient and vital today....

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  • Walden by Henry Thoreau
    Walden (English, Paperback) Henry Thoreau

    Features a story about one man's attempt to live the simple life in the wilderness, and the great, founding text both for the environmental movement and the entire counter-culture.

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  • Delight by JB Priestley
    Delight (English, Hardback) JB Priestley

    The original `well-being' book, republished for it's 70th Anniversary

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  • The Outlandish Companion Volume 1 by Diana Gabaldon
    The Outlandish Companion Volume 1 (English, Paperback) Diana Gabaldon

    The author has captivated millions of readers with her critically acclaimed Outlander novels. In this illustrated compendium, she opens a door through the standing stones and offers a guided tour of what lies within. It also includes full synopses of Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager and Drums of Autumn.

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  • Politics and the English Language by George Orwell
    Politics and the English Language (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Includes all issues such as political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. This title offers an essay on style.

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  • Watermark: An Essay on Venice by Joseph Brodsky
    Watermark: An Essay on Venice (English, Paperback) Joseph Brodsky

    Looking at every aspect of the city, from its waterways, streets and architecture to its food, politics and people, the author captures its magnificence and beauty, and recalls his own memories of the place he called home for many winters, as he remembers friends, lovers and enemies he has encountered.

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  • We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    We Should All Be Feminists (English, Paperback) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.

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