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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, but by the British Empire. In The Raj at War Yasmin Khan has revived the many lost voices of the war f...

The New Threat
Hardback
2/7/2015

The New Threat
by Jason Burke

Since the death of Osama bin Laden and the tumult of the Arab Spring, a new era of Islamic militancy has begun. Al-Qaeda has been replaced by new gro...

How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century and the Patient Zero of Piracy
Hardback
4/6/2015

How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century and the Patient Zero of Piracy
by Stephen Richard Witt

How Music Got Free is a story of obsession, music, crime and big business. Its characters range from visionaries to criminals, music-industry moguls t...

Goebbels
Hardback
7/5/2015

Goebbels
by Peter Longerich

As a young man, Joseph Goebbels was a budding narcissist with a constant need for approval. He became increasingly politically involved, finding perso...

Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered the World
Hardback
2/4/2015

Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered the World
by Frank McLynn

Frank McLynn's Genghis Khan is a magnificent new biography of the greatest conqueror the world has ever known, based on newly translated sources and t...

Introducing the Ancient Greeks
Hardback
12/3/2015

Introducing the Ancient Greeks
by Edith Hall

Who were the ancient Greeks? They gave us democracy, philosophy, poetry, rational science, the joke. But what was it about them that enabled them to a...

Ghettoside: Investigating a Homicide Epidemic
Trade Paperback
5/3/2015

Ghettoside: Investigating a Homicide Epidemic
by Jill Leovy

In Ghettoside by Jill Leovy a high-stakes murder investigation uncovers the roots of a homicide epidemic.Based on the best part of a decade embedded w...

Ray Davies: A Complicated Life
Hardback
5/3/2015

Ray Davies: A Complicated Life
by Johnny Rogan

Ray Davies, legendary frontman of The Kinks, is one of the all-time greatest rock ‘n’ roll musicians – and also one of its most troubled and enigmatic...

Birth of a Theorem: The Story of a Mathematical Adventure
Hardback
5/3/2015

Birth of a Theorem: The Story of a Mathematical Adventure
by Cédric Villani

What goes on inside the mind of a rock-star mathematician? Where does inspiration come from?With a storyteller’s gift, Cédric Villani takes us on...

An Empire On The Edge: How Britain Came To Fight America
Hardback
19/2/2015

An Empire On The Edge: How Britain Came To Fight America
by Nick Bunker

In this powerful narrative, Nick Bunker tells the story of the last three years of mutual embitterment that preceded the outbreak of America’s war for...

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