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  • Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    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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  • National Trust Book of Scones by Sarah Clelland
    National Trust Book of Scones (English, Hardback) Sarah Clelland

    Sarah Cleland brings you 50 scone recipes from the National Trust.

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  • Letters to the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
    Letters to the Midwife (Paperback) Jennifer Worth

    Jennifer Worth's bestselling books not only inspired the BBC's CALL THE MIDWIFE, but also a deluge of letters as readers shared their own stories. Also includes previously unpublished photos and journal entries by Jennifer, along with a foreword by Miranda Hart and an introduction by the Worth family.

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  • The Hidden Ways by Alistair Moffat
    The Hidden Ways (Paperback) Alistair Moffat

    A powerful, surprising exploration of Scotland's landscape and its hidden history

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  • Guns, Germs And Steel by Jared Diamond
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • Notes from the Cevennes by Adam Thorpe
    Notes from the Cevennes (English, Hardback) Adam Thorpe

    A charming look at the history, landscape, and people of rural France, told through the eyes of a Parisian-born Englishman, writer, and poet.

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  • An Austin Anthology by James 'Jim' Stringer
    An Austin Anthology (English, Hardback) James 'Jim' Stringer

    An engaging collection of short stories featuring some of the more unusual products that came out of Longbridge, such as the 40hp motorcar, probably the first motor home ever built, and the bi-plane small enough to keep in your garage.

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  • Venice by Jan Morris
    Venice (Paperback) Jan Morris

    Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city's past.

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  • Living a Feminist Life by Sara Ahmed
    Living a Feminist Life (English, Paperback) Sara Ahmed

    Showing how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist, Sara Ahmed highlights the ties between feminist theory and living a life that sustains it by building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship and discussing the figure of the feminist killjoy.

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  • In the Wake by Christina Elizabeth Sharpe
    In the Wake (English, Paperback) Christina Elizabeth Sharpe

    Using the multiple meanings of "wake" to illustrate the ways Black lives are determined by slavery's afterlives, Christina Sharpe weaves personal experiences with readings of literary and artistic representations of Black life and death to examine what survives in the face of insistent violence and the possibilities for resistance.

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  • A Force Like No Other by Colin Breen
    A Force Like No Other (Paperback) Colin Breen

    In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. Now, for the first time, the men and women who policed the Troubles tell their stories in their own words.

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  • Motherfocloir by Darach O'Seaghdha
    Motherfocloir (English, Hardback) Darach O'Seaghdha

    A humorous investigation of the Irish language.

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  • Hearts And Minds by Jane Robinson
    Hearts And Minds (Hardback) Jane Robinson

    FEATURED ON BBC RADIO 4's START THE WEEK and BBC RADIO 3's FREE THINKING Set against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts and Minds tells the remarkable and inspiring story of the suffragists' march on London.

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  • My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-level History: In search of the American Dream: the USA, c1917-96 by Alan Farmer
    My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-level History: In search of the American Dream: the USA, c1917-96 (Paperback) Alan Farmer

    Target success in Edexcel AS/A-level History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam preparation activities and exam-style questions to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge....

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  • Legendary Ladies by Ann Shen
    Legendary Ladies (English, Hardback) Ann Shen

    From the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this lushly illustrated book of goddesses from around the world.

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  • The Book by Keith Houston
    The Book (English, Hardback) Keith Houston

    We may love books, but do we know what lies behind them?

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  • Pie and Mash Down the Roman Road by Melanie McGrath
    Pie and Mash Down the Roman Road (English, Hardback) Melanie McGrath

    This is the story of the Roman Road, an East End pie and mash shop and the lives and loves of the people who have worked and eaten there.

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  • Shepherds' Huts & Living Vans by David Morris
    Shepherds' Huts & Living Vans (English, Paperback) David Morris

    The first book on this increasingly popular, superbly adaptable mobile rooms. Includes 140 full-colour images with informative captions to guide both the interested reader and shepherds' hut renovator.

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  • The Smile Stealers by Richard Barnett
    The Smile Stealers (English, Hardback) Richard Barnett

    An incisive and startling international review of the evolution of dentistry from the Bronze Age to the present day, presented in a gorgeous package

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  • Grime Kids by DJ Target
    Grime Kids (English, Hardback) DJ Target

    An explosive insider account of grime, from subculture to international phenomenon.

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