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If This is Home

Mark Wilkinson has three names. He left his own behind in the rainy north of England. American immigration knows him ...

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Townie: A Memoir

In Townie, Andre Dubus II, reflects on his violent past and a lifestyle that threatened to destroy him-until he was ...

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Antifragile: How to Live in a World We Don't Understand

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time, reveals ...

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Catherine the Great

The daughter of an impoverished aristocrat, Catherine was married aged 16 to Grand Duke Peter, heir to the throne of ...

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How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J Bruce Ismay

When the Titanic hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, ...

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Joy

'Did she jump? Did she fall? Will she wake?'

On an ordinary Friday afternoon in the office, talented young lawyer ...

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