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 Special priceWe Went Back: Photographs from Europe 1933-1956 by Chim

We Went Back: Photographs from Europe 1933-1956 by Chim

Cynthia Young

This book traces the career of Chim, famed photojournalist and co-founder of Magnum Photos, who dedicated much of his life to documenting war and its aftermath.

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 Special priceThe Innovators

The Innovators

Walter Isaacson

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution...

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 Special priceThe Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

Ken Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward

A comprehensive look at the Vietnam War --

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 Special priceThe Illustrated Story of England

The Illustrated Story of England

Christopher Hibbert, John Broadley, Sean Lang

A beautiful, quirky, illustrated edition of Phaidon's compelling bestseller, celebrating the book's 25th anniversary

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 Special priceParisians: An Adventure History of Paris

Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris

Graham Robb

No-one knows a city like the people who live there - so who better to relate the history of Paris than its inhabitants through the ages? Taking us from 1750 to the new millennium, Graham Robb's Parisians is at once a book to read...

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 Special priceDelusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

Cordelia Fine

Sex discrimination is supposedly a distant memory. This title dispels the pseudo-scientific claims about the differences between the sexes. It shows how old myths, dressed up in the scientific finery, help perpetuate the status...

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 Special priceThe Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee

The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee

Jared M. Diamond

From the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Guns, Germs and Steel More than 98 % of human genes are shared with two species of chimpanzee.

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 Special priceRealm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England

Realm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England

Dan Jones

A vivid, in-the-round portrait of English society in the year of Magna Carta.

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 Special priceTake Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters

Take Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters

Laura Thompson

The contrasting lives of the Mitford sisters - stylish, scandalous and tragic by turns - hold up a mirror to upper-class life before and after the Second World War.

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 Special priceThe Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses

The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses

Kevin Birmingham

SUNDAY TIMES 2014 LITERARY NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR! The extraordinary and exhilarating story of James Joyce's 15-year battle to publish his masterpiece, Ulysses.

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 Special priceNorthmen

Northmen

John Haywood

A magisterial history of the Vikings that fully reflects the extraordinary geographical range of their activities, from Newfoundland in the west to Baghdad in the east.

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 Special priceCaesar's Footprints: Journeys to Roman Gaul

Caesar’s Footprints: Journeys to Roman Gaul

Bijan Omrani

A thrilling sequence of journeys across France in the footsteps of Caesar and his successors, revealing how the Romans changed the face of France, and of Europe, forever.

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 Special priceThe Black Prince

The Black Prince

Michael Jones

A major new biography of the Black Prince: hero of the battles of Crecy and Poitiers and England's greatest medieval warrior.

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 Special priceThe Sex Pistols - 1977: The Bollocks Diaries

The Sex Pistols - 1977: The Bollocks Diaries

Sex Pistols

The inside story of the year that changed everything - as told by the Sex Pistols.

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 Special priceFellini: The Sixties

Fellini: The Sixties

Anita Ekberg, Manoah Bowman

One of two books launching an exciting new publishing partnership with Turner Classic Movies, Fellini: Sixties is an awe-inspiring, photo-filled homage to the signature work of Italy's most celebrated filmmaker, Federico Fellini....

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The Evolution of Type

The Evolution of Type

Tony Seddon, Stephen Coles

The history of letter design from woodcuts to computer fonts.

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Primo Levi's Resistance

Primo Levi’s Resistance

Sergio Luzzatto, Frederika Randall

A daring investigation of Primo Levi's brief career as a fighter with the Italian Resistance, and the grim secret that haunted his life

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 Special priceBoys in the Trees: A Memoir

Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

Carly Simon

A rhapsodic and beautifully composed memoir from American singer-songwriter legend, Carly Simon.

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Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited

Evelyn Waugh: A Life Revisited

Philip Eade

A scintillating new biography of the novelist Evelyn Waugh, by acclaimed biographer Philip Eade.

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 Special priceThe Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite

The Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite

Laura Freeman

A luminous memoir about recovery and how one woman discovered an appetite for food and life through reading

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Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Reality is Not What it Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli, Simon Carnell, Erica Segre

From Aristotle to Albert Einstein, Michael Faraday to the Higgs boson, Carlo Rovelli takes us on a wondrous journey to show us that beyond our ever-changing idea of reality is a whole new world that has yet to be discovered.

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And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air

And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air

Bill Streever

A thrilling exploration of the science and history of wind from the bestselling author of Cold.

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 Special priceThe New Urban Crisis

The New Urban Crisis

Richard Florida

Cities are both the engines of innovation and the seedbeds of inequality - how can we keep what's good and break free of the bad?

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 Special priceAlone: Britain, Churchill and Dunkirk

Alone: Britain, Churchill and Dunkirk

Michael Korda

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great events that led to Dunkirk.

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The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums

The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums

Will Friedwald

Surveys fifty-seven of the greatest twentieth-century jazz and pop albums, including Fred Astaire's The Astaire Story, Ella Fitzgerald's Lullabies of Birdland, and Della Reese's Della Della Cha Cha Cha.

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Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini’s Colditz

Mark Felton

The little-known true story of one of World War Two's greatest escapes, brought exuberantly to life by acclaimed historian Mark Felton

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917

Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917

Helen Rappaport

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Romanov Sisters, Caught in the Revolution is Helen Rappaport's masterful telling of the outbreak of the Russian Revolution through eye-witness accounts left by foreign nationals...

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 Special priceBolder

Bolder

Carl Honore

Bestselling author of In Praise of Slow investigates one of the last taboos - ageing - and the 'age inappropriate' revolution that is taking place across the globe.

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 Special pricePlanting Dreams: Shaping Australian Gardens

Planting Dreams: Shaping Australian Gardens

Richard Aitken

Cottage to mansion, balcony to botanic garden, Planting Dreams will change the way you think about Australian gardens. Acclaimed garden historian Richard Aitken explores the fascinating environmental and social influences that...

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 Special priceMorrissey: Alone and Palely Loitering

Morrissey: Alone and Palely Loitering

Kevin Cummins

A photographic portrait of Morrissey at his peak, with many never-before-seen images

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