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Harlem is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America

A walker, a reader and a gazer, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts is also a skilled talker whose impromptu kerbside exchanges with Harlem's ...

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Sátántangó

In the darkening embers of a Communist utopia, life in a desolate Hungarian town has come to a virtual standstill. ...

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Parallel Stories

In 1989, the memorable year when the Wall came down, a university student in Berlin on his early morning run ...

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Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure

Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the ...

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The Age of Miracles

'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophes are always different ...

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You Can't Read This Book: Censorship in an Age of Freedom

From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the advert of the Web, everywhere you turn you are told that ...

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