The wartime letters and diaries of Pompey Elliott, Australia's most famous fighting general, are exceptionally forthright. They are also remarkably illuminating about his volatile emotions. Pompey not only wrote frankly about what happened to him and the men... read more

Pompey Elliott at War: In His Own Words
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A brilliant, funny and heartbreaking account of people in formerly Communist countries who are nostalgic for how they used to live.For hundreds of years, Bulgarian Gypsies trained bears to dance, welcoming them into their families and taki... read more

Dancing Bears: True Stories about Longing for the Old Days
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Media Madness
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CALLING ALL WOMEN! She: A Celebration of Renegade Women by Stylist's Harriet Hall is the must-have book for women everywhere. Perfect for fans of Caitlin Moran, Lena Dunham and Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls.
'SHE is essential for your bookshelf' Stylis... read more

She: A Celebration of Renegade Women
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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes makes the case that one percenters like him should pay their fortune forward in a radically simple way: a guaranteed income for working peopleThe first half of Chris Hughes' life followed the perfect arc of the American ... read more

Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn
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Budapest today is a palimpsest of its history and partially crystallized present. Its earlier history is best seen on the Castle Hill of Buda, the seat of Hungarian royal power since the beginning in the 13th Century. This peaked in the glory years of Ki... read more

Budapest: A History of Grandeur and Catastrophe
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What if the world imagined by George Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-four was real? What if everything around you was black and white except for the red letters on propaganda signs? Where spies like Orwell's Thought Police studied your facial expressions d... read more

Nothing to Envy Life Love and Death in North Korea
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Listen out for Rutger Bregman. He has a big future shaping the future' Observer'The Dutch wunderkind of new ideas' GuardianIn Utopia for Realists, Rutger Bregman shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are, in fact, wholly imple... read more

Utopia for Realists
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Awards:Winner of Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016.

When human rights lawyer Philippe Sands received an invitation to deliver a lecture in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, he began to uncover a series of extraordinary historical coincidences. It set him on a quest that would take hi... read more

East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
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Experiments have consistently been used in the hard sciences, but in recent decades social scientists have adopted the practice. Randomized trials have been used to design policies to increase educational attainment, lower crime rates, elevate ... read more

Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World
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'A beautifully written, eminently readable, and uniquely important challenge to conventional wisdom' J. D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy Humans are tribal. We need to belong to groups. Groups unite us, fostering a sense of belonging and taking... read more

Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the fate of Nations
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London, early May 1940- Britain is on the brink of war and Neville Chamberlain's government is about to fall. It is hard for us to imagine the Second World War without Winston Churchill taking over at the helm, but in SIX MINUTES IN M... read more

Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister
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