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The History of England - Vol.1: Foundation (Book)

Peter Ackroyd (Author)

The first volume in a new six-part history of England from acclaimed author Peter Ackroyd

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: September 2011

No review available

 

 

Antifragile (Book)

Nassim N. Taleb (Author), Nassim Nichol Taleb (Author), Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Author), Nassim Nicolas Taleb (Author)

The core idea behind this book is simple and quite enticing. Nassim Nicholas Taleb divides the world and all that's in it (people, things, institutions, ways of life) into three categories: the fragile, the robust and the antifragile. You are fragile if you avoid disorder [...]

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: September 2012

No review available

 

 

The Life You Can Save (Book)

Peter Singer (Author)

For the first time in history, it is within our reach to eradicate world poverty and the suffering it brings. A billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for a bottle of water. Nearly ten million children die each year from poverty-related causes. [...]

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: July 2011

No review available

 

 

If This Is a Man / The Truce (Book)

Primo Levi (Author)

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: April 2013

No review available

 

 

Jerusalem (Book)

Simon Sebag Montefiore (Author), Simon Sebag Montefiore (Author)

The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it.

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: October 2011

No review available

 

 

The Berlin Wall (Book)

Frederick Taylor (Author)

During the night of 12-13 August 1961, a barbed-wire entanglement was hastily constructed through the heart of Berlin. It metamorphosed into a structure that would come to symbolise the insanity of the Cold War: the Berlin Wall. Frederick Taylor tells the story of the [...]

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: September 2011

No review available

 

 

Halfway to Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988 (Book)

Michael Palin (Author)

Michael Palin's bestselling diaries of the 1980s, including the filming of THE MEANING OF LIFE and A FISH CALLED WANDA.

English; Paperback

Released: July 2011

No review available

 

 

Les Noms de Famille de l'Isere (Book)

Collectif (Author)

Votre nom de famille est-il rare ? Est-il fréquent ? Connaissez-vous sa signification ? Savez-vous qu'il correspond au surnom donné à l'ancêtre initial ?.... Autant de questions, autant de réponses données par ce livre. Vous y retrouverez votre nom ou celui de vos voisins, [...]

French; Paperback / Softback

Released: 27.08.2010

No review available

 

 

A Nation Building People (Book)

Jeremi Suri (Author)

Takes an in-depth look at America's national-building efforts, from mistakes made to surprising successes.

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: September 2011

No review available

 

 

Signal and the Noise (Book)

Nate Silver (Author)

Every time we choose a route to work, decide whether to go on a second date, or set aside money for a rainy day, we are making a prediction about the future. This title reveals how we can all develop better foresight in an uncertain world.

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: 06.12.2012

No review available

 

 

Life Stories (Book)

David Attenborough (Author)

A personal view of the natural world

English; Paperback

Released: September 2011

No review available

 

 

The Unfinished Revolution (Book)

Philip Gould (Author)

* The first and best inside story of the rise of New Labour by one of its principal architects, reissued with new material

English; Paperback

Released: September 2011

No review available

 

 

The Lost Empire of Atlantis: History's Greatest Mystery Revealed (Book)

Gavin Menzies (Author)

The bestselling author of 1421: The Year the Chinese Discovered the World uncovers the truth behind the mystery of Atlantis.

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: September 2011

No review available

 

 

The End (Book)

Hitler's Germany 1944-45 (Author), Ian Kershaw (Author)

The last months of the Second World War were a nightmarish time to be alive. Unimaginable levels of violence destroyed entire cities. Millions died or were dispossessed. This title describes these final months, from the failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in July 1944 to [...]

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: August 2011

No review available

 

 

A Writer's People (Book)

V. S. Naipaul (Author), V.S. Naipaul (Author), Vidiadhar S. Naipaul (Author)

Insights and observations on literature, history and cultural sensibility.

English; Paperback / Softback

Released: July 2011

No review available

 

 

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