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Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality
Hardback
5/11/2015

Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality
by Jaron Lanier

Imagine you could have a different body. What would you be? Imagine you could inhabit a different world. Where would go? Imagine if the only restricti...

Worlds Elsewhere: How Shakespeare Travelled the World
Hardback
15/10/2015

Worlds Elsewhere: How Shakespeare Travelled the World
by Andrew Dickson

Bollywood screenwriter, anti-Apartheid activist, German postmodernist, Gold Rush miner: this is Shakespeare as you have never seen him before.From the...

Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning
Hardback
17/9/2015

Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning
by Timothy Snyder

We have come to believe that the Holocaust was the industrial-style killing of millions of Jews in gas chambers, organised by faceless German bureaucr...

Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio
Hardback
17/9/2015

Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio
by Misha Glenny

This is a book about a man known as Nem; about Rocinha, the slum or ‘favela’ he grew up in and came to run as a private fiefdom; and about the battle ...

The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939–45
Hardback
3/9/2015

The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939–45
by Nicholas Stargardt

The Second World War was a German war like no other. The Nazi regime, having started the conflict, turned it into the most horrific war in European hi...

Electric Shock: From the Gramophone to the iPhone – 125 Years of Pop Music
Hardback
27/8/2015

Electric Shock: From the Gramophone to the iPhone – 125 Years of Pop Music
by Peter Doggett

Ambitious and groundbreaking, Electric Shock tells the story of popular music, from the birth of recording in the 1890s to the digital age, from the f...

The New Threat: From Islamic Militancy
Hardback
27/8/2015

The New Threat: From Islamic Militancy
by Jason Burke

In 2014, Islamic militancy killed 30,000 people – but only a negligible proportion were in developed countries.The declaration by ISIS of a new caliph...

The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War
Hardback
16/7/2015

The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War
by Yasmin Khan

The Second World War was not fought by Britain alone. India produced the largest volunteer army in world history: 2.5 million men. But, until now, the...

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Hardback
2/7/2015

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
by Robert A Caro

The Power Broker is a riveting and timeless account of power and politics by ‘the greatest political biographer of our times’ (Sunday Times). It tells...

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