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The Last Full Measure

August 2013

The Last Full Measure: How Soldiers Die in Battle

Michael Stephenson

A remarkably fresh journey through the annals of war and a powerful tribute to the proverbial unknown soldier

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The Love Song of Jonny Valentine

July 2013

The Love Song of Jonny Valentine

Teddy Wayne

A scathing and absorbing new novel about our monstrous obsession with fame

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July 2013

Black Fridays

Michael Sears

Sometimes a man can be redeemed. But not in the way he expects.

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Black Fridays

Mezzofanti's Gift

July 2013

Mezzofanti's Gift: The Search for the Worldís Most Extraordinary Language Learners

Michael Erard

An insight into the brain’s amazing capacity to learn languages and those outstanding individuals who can speak several tongues

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May 2013

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

Max Brooks

OVER 1,750,000 COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

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World War Z

Beast Friends Forever

December 2012

Beast Friends Forever

Robert Forbes & Ronald Searle

The new collection from the popular collaboration

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November 2012

Cuba: Contemporary Art

Edited by Andreas Winkler & Sebastiaan Berger

The story of modern Cuba through its visual art

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Our Future Earth

November 2012

Our Future Earth

Curt Stager

An ambitious and already much-Ā]acclaimed new book that seeks to change the way we think about climate change

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More Popular Science

November 2012

The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics

James Kakalios

A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made Our World

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The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics

Hacking the Future

November 2012

Hacking the Future

Cole Stryker

How our rights and freedoms are aided and threatened by the internet

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More Economics, Politics & World Affairs

November 2012

The Essential Churchill

Introduction by Lord Blake

The great sayings of the greatest Briton

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The Essential Churchill

The Creation of the American Soul

November 2012

The Creation of the American Soul: Roger Williams and the Birth of Liberty

John M. Barry

An exploration of Roger Williams, and the impact of his ideas upon society

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October 2012

Gravity

Brian Clegg

How the most mysterious force in the Universe shapes our lives

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Gravity

Agent Dmitri

October 2012

Agent Dmitri

Emil Draitser

The remarkable rise and fall of the KGB's most daring operative

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October 2012

Apocalypse on the Set

Ben Taylor

Revelations from nine truly disastrous film productions

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Apocalypse on the Set

October 2012

Scapegoat: A History of Blaming Other People

Campbell, Charlie

"In the beginning there was blame. Adam blamed Eve, Eve blamed the serpent, and we’ve been hard at it ever since"

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Scapegoat

Daniel Stein, Interpreter

September 2012

Daniel Stein, Interpreter

Ludmilla Ulitskaya


Translated by Arch Tait

Inspired by a true story and winner of the Russian National Literary Prize - the story of how a Jew survived the Holocaust by working with the Gestapo

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September 2012

A Fatal Debt

John Gapper

A gripping whodunit set in the financial world

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A Fatal Debt

Prairie Fever

September 2012

Prairie Fever

Peter Pagnamenta

How British aristocrats laid claim to the American West

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August 2012

I, Hogarth

Michael Dean

An exuberant novel told through the eyes of the great satirist

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I, Hogarth

The Mabinogion Tetralogy

August 2012

The Mabinogion Tetralogy

Evangeline Walton

The classic interpretation of the Welsh myths, available once again

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More Fantasy

August 2012

Legends of the Samurai

Hiroaki Sato

A unique collection of the key stories and texts that gives a new understanding of the Samurai

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Legends of the Samurai

Why Leaders Lie

August 2012

Why Leaders Lie

John Mearsheimer

Looking for truth in the dark world of global politics

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Iris

July 2012

Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

John Bayley

Finally, a new edition of the classic, bestselling biography

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The Boxerís Heart

July 2012

The Boxerís Heart

Kate Sekules

A memoir from a female boxer as the sport makes its Olympic debut at the London 2012 games

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June 2012

How the Dog Became the Dog

Mark Derr

A critically acclaimed account of the dog and its parallel history with man.

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How the Dog Became the Dog

North Africa

June 2012

North Africa

Barnaby Rogerson

Updated to cover developments in Libya and across the region.

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June 2012

On Design: The Magical Language of Things

Eva Zeisel

Design theory, insight and inspiration from one of the master designers of our time

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On Design

Old Boys

June 2012

Old Boys

Charles McCarry

A new thriller from a master of modern spy fiction

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May 2012

New York In The 70s

Allan Tannenbaum

A collection of award-winning photographs that document an exciting chapter in New York City's history

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New York In The 70s

Noir

May 2012

Noir

Robert Coover

Turns the detective story upside down and inside out. Chinatown meets Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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May 2012

The Yellow Emperorís Cure

Kunal Basu

The richly woven, page-turning story of family ties, impossible love, and being a foreigner in a dangerous land.

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The Yellow Emperorís Cure

Between the Sheets

May 2012

Between the Sheets

Lesley McDowell

The notorious love affairs of the twentieth century’s greatest female writers.

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May 2012

Elvis in Vegas

Paul Litcher

From the King’s heyday to his twilight years captured in
glorious colour.

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April 2012

People Will Talk

John Whitfield

Why others decide how successful your life is Ė and what you can do about it.

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People Will Talk

The Paris Correspondent

April 2012

The Paris Correspondent

Alan Cowell

The glamour and danger of a foreign correspondent’s life is given voice in this engrossing novel by a renowned reporter.

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April 2012

The Modern Guide to Judaism

Shmuley Boteach

A brilliant synopsis of the Jewish faith by the bestselling author of Kosher Sex.

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The Modern Guide to Judaism

Commandant, The

March 2012

Commandant, The

Hoess, Rudolf


Edited by Amann, Jurg


Introduction by Buruma, Ian

The unsparing true account by Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoess, in his own words

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March 2012

Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem

Carol Delaney

A provocative and persuasive new interpretation of Columbus's world-changing exploits.

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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem

Dead Men

March 2012

Dead Men

Richard Pierce

A gripping historical novel inspired by the life and legend of Captain Scott.

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March 2012

Fighting Season

Graham Lee

A terrific, gritty and intelligent account of the British in Afghanistan.

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Fighting Season

Graphic Design

March 2012

Graphic Design

Milton Glaser

An exploration of the achievement of America's pr-eminent graphic artist.

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March 2012

In Search of the Miraculous

Milton Glaser

An insight into the work of one of the world's most celebrated graphic designers.

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In Search of the Miraculous

Closure, Limited

February 2012

Closure, Limited: And other stories from the Zombie Wars

Max Brooks

A new collection of short stories from the author of World War Z

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February 2012

A Brief Life of The Queen

Robert Lacey

A short illustrated life of Elizabeth II by her leading biographer for her Diamond Jubilee.

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A Brief Life of The Queen

January 2012

The Pickwick Papers

Charles Dickens

The Pickwick Papers has delighted readers since its first publication.

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More Nonesuch Dickens series

January 2012

The Old Curiosity Shop

Charles Dickens

The Old Curiosity Shop tells the tragic story of Little Nell.

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More Nonesuch Dickens series

January 2012

Our Mutual Friend

Charles Dickens

Dicken’s final novel, Our Mutual Friend, is acclaimed as his most sophisticated work.

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More Nonesuch Dickens series

January 2012

The Last Great Creature

Brock Brower

A true contemporary classic rediscovered and repackaged.

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The Last Great Creature

Demon Fish

January 2012

Demon Fish

Juliet Eilperin

Travels through the Hidden World of Sharks

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January 2012

Shock Value

Jason Zinoman

How a few eccentric outsiders gave us nightmares, conquered Hollywood and invented modern horror.

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Shock Value

Epic Win For Anonymous

January 2012

Epic Win For Anonymous

Cole Stryker

The first book on the meteoric rise of the anonymous web community that manipulates today’s news.

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