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    In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon ris...

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    The extraordinary rags-to-riches story of one of Britain’s most successful businessmen.

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    In this indispensable new book, Winston provides ten crucial strategies for leaders and companies ready to move boldly forward and win in this new reality.

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    Fred Metcalf builds on the success of his bestselling series of quotations books for Penguin to produce classic, far-ranging volumes of humorous quotes on just about every subject you will ever need

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    Inspiring survivor Pam Warren gives an insight into life before and after The Paddington Rail Crash.

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    A vivid and revealing exploration of the way in which myth, power and religion interact to produce the love-hate relationship between the Russian people and Vladimir Putin.

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    Oliver James reveals the murky underside of modern office life.

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    By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting.

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    Number 10 Downing Street and the Cabinet Office are at the apex of power in Britain, yet they are among the most under-researched of all the great institutions of state.

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    An ideal gift for the budding entrepreneur.

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    The Frackers is a riveting narrative of how a group of risk-takers ushered in a new energy age. These individuals transformed the economic, environmental and geopolitical course of the US and the world, making a fortune in the process.

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    Aesthete, sensualist, bookworm, politician of Machiavellian cunning: François Mitterrand was a man of exceptional gifts and exceptional flaws who, during his fourteen years as President, strove to drag his tradition-bound and change-averse country into the modern world.

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    This second volume of Philip Dwyer's outstanding biography sheds further fresh light on one of the great figures of modern history.

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    As a solution to the idea that more power is being shifted towards developing countries, Howell suggests that Britain look beyond the restrictions of geographically defined blocs and re-energise the existing Commonwealth network of nations bound together by history and cultural connections.

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    Among the hundreds of books devoted to JFK, The Kennedy Half-Century stands apart for its rich insight and original perspective. Anyone who reads it will appreciate in new ways the profound impact JFK’s short presidency has had on our national psyche.

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    The Everything Store is the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.

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    Tackling the problems and solutions created by big businesses.

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    In this powerful, bestselling biography, John Campbell shows us a nation undergoing a social and psychological revolution and, at its centre, a man of vision and integrity whose legacy will shape British history for decades to come.

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    An introduction to the world of journalese, the weird and wonderful language of the news.

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    New ideas, new interconnections, new problems. Liam Fox analyses crucial world issues.

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    Making It Happen is the full, extraordinary story of the collapse of RBS.

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    Rose George investigates a global industry that has largely slipped under the radar. From travelling the high seas with pirate gangs and visiting land-bound dockworkers, she attempts to penetrate the murky depths of international shipping.

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    Felicity Lawrence's Sunday Times bestseller Not on the Label, updated with extraordinary new material on the horsemeat scandal.

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    Business and transformation expert Dr Peter Fuda brings you the seven key elements needed to transform yourself into a brilliant leader.

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    A dramatically-illustrated account of the infamous collision between the low-paid workers and business-owners in 1913 Dublin.

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    In an official global culture increasingly destructive of life, this book shows the necessity and possibility of building a sustainable society based on a universal commitment to life and nature.

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    This book explains the rise and rise of Apple and the secrets of its success, revealing how you can learn from Apple to develop compelling ideas and market them successfully.

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    A series of lively and absorbing portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, Wealth and Power is a panoramic narrative of the nation's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

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    Scotland has always been the land of fierce warriors and epic battles. Follow the various armies waging war across the land to find out how Scotland became a kingdom united.

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    A major reinterpretation of Gandhi’s life, politics, religion and nation.

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    People all over the world are fighting for democracy, yet it is often taken for granted in Britain with low numbers of people voting and distrust of politicians. Dan Jellinek explores how democracy works in Britain.

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    Simon Bolivar's life makes for one of history's most dramatic canvases, a colossal narrative filled with adventure and disaster, victory and defeat. This is the story not just of an extraordinary man but of the liberation of a continent.

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    The inspiring story of JFK, the Cold War, and the power of oratory to change the course of history.

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    Adolf Hitler was an unlikely leader – fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to debate political issues – and yet he commanded enormous support. So how was it possible that Hitler became such an attractive figure to millions of people?

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    Updated since Chávez's death in March 2013, Comandante is the definitive account of Chávez's presidency, an authoritative chronicle of one of history's greatest leaders and his legacy.

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    This is the first comprehensive exploration of ancient and modern tyranny in the history of political thought. Waller R. Newell argues that modern tyranny and statecraft differ fundamentally from the classical understanding.

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    A radical new work of political philosophy from the businessman and former Minister of Science and Innovation under Tony Blair.

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    Marshal Georgy Zhukov is the legendary general who helped to bring down the Nazi regime, was banished twice and was the only man who stood up to Stalin. Geoffrey Roberts presents the story of a tough man with a complicated but charming personality.

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    Peter Bergen documents one of the most controversial events of the past decade; the hunt for Bin Laden.

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    From Kaliningrad on the Baltic to the Russian Far East, journalist Ben Judah has travelled throughout Russia and the former Soviet republics, conducting extensive interviews with President Vladimir Putin’s friends, foes and colleagues, government officials, business tycoons, mobsters and ordinary Russian citizens.

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    Karren Brady is an inspiration to women everywhere, and her incredible success is borne of her passion, impressive business instinct, ambition, and her very genuine, honest, down-to-earth outlook. ...

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    This is essential reading for the many thousands of people each year looking to sell their business.

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    In this riveting anatomy of the new face of authoritarianism, acclaimed journalist William Dobson takes us inside the battle between modern dictators and those who challenge their rule. It’s not easy being a dictator these days.

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    This is the story of how we became defined by what we consume. Consumed will completely change the way you think about your shopping habits.

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    Gene Kerrigan explores the impact of austerity on the Irish people and investigates the truth behind the recession.

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    How does anonymity enable free speech— and how is it a threat? ‘I think anonymity on the internet has to go away,’ famously said by Randi Zuckerburg (sister of Mark), has become the policy for some...

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    In the wake of the Great Recession and America's listless recovery from it, economists, policymakers, and media pundits have argued at length about what has gone wrong with the American capitalist ...

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    The exploding cost of health care in the United States is a source of widespread alarm. Similarly, the upward spiral of college tuition fees is cause for serious concern. In this concise and illumi...

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    In this third volume of his award-winning "American Crisis" series, James Gustave Speth makes his boldest and most ambitious contribution yet. He looks unsparingly at the sea of troubles in which t...

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    The "Parties Versus the People" offers hope for a fundamental renewal of American democracy.

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    What drives politics in dictatorships? Using the tools of game theory, Svolik explains why some dictators establish personal autocracy and stay in power for decades; why elsewhere leadership changes are regular and institutionalized and more.

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    Mary Soames documents her fascinating and eventful life as Winston Churchill's daughter and reveals the effects that World War I had on her family.

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    The government employee unions that have become the shadowbosses of our country, are causing an economic death spiral for our nation. We the American people are footing the bill without even knowin...

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    In this hugely insightful guide to getting to the top, leading journalist Gavin Esler presents first-hand knowledge of the secrets of those who achieve power based on over thirty years' experience interviewing world famous figures from Bill Clinton to Angelina Jolie.

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    Straddling the border between comparative politics and international relations theory, this important book will bring a much-needed dialogue to both sides.

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    Forrest undercuts the 'Great Man' theory of history to demonstrate that Napoleon was as much a product of his times as he was their creator.

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    Western politicians consider that leadership is essential for the delivery of educational reform. This important and timely book examines how leaders, leading and leadership became the dominant the...

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    Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members, key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.

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    A guide to buying and selling on eBay and using PayPal safely and efficiently.

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    This book is a unique account of the way politics has shaped the information age in America.

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    ‘Mearsheimer...teas[es] out in readable prose and cool analysis the differences between lying, cheating, concealment, and deception, and then between several kinds of lying – interstate, fear-mongering, strategic cover-up, and nationalist myth-making. He exhaustively examines each for cause and effect, policy and political consequences, crossovers between domestic and foreign territory, and much more’ Australian Book Review

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    From the bestselling author of Fierce Conversations, here is a much-needed antidote to some of the wrongheaded practices that can be found in business today. Hire smart people. . .‘, ’H...

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    A leader and a pioneer; Mikhail Gorbachev has inspired change in Europe and eased decades of hostility whilst championing environmental sustainability.

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    This timely book describes the services that are now delivered by private contractors and the threat this trend poses to core public values of human rights, democratic accountability, and transparency.

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    An elegant demolition of the supermarket miracle, this book charts the impact that supermarkets have had on every aspect of our lives and culture.

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    The incredible story of a Wall Street banker who went to China with $400,000,000 and learned the hard way how (not) to do business there . . .

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    Ashton has had unique access to Hussein's private papers, including his secret correspondence with US, British, and Israeli leaders, and has conducted numerous interviews with members of Hussein's circle and immediate family.

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    Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? In his provocative and inspiring book, Malcolm Gladwell looks at everyone from rock stars to profession...

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    ‘Other books have been written about Warren Buffett and his investment strategy... this is the one to read’ Bill Gates

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    On a switchback ride through the USA, riding pillion with America’s founding fathers, Jonathan Freedland searches out the qualities that made America the land at the end of his childhood rain...

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    Gladstone and Disraeli were the fiercest political rivals of the modern age. Their intense hatred was ideological and deeply personal. Victorian Britain ruled the oceans and vast territories &#8216...

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    At 30, Duncan Bannatyne had no money and was enjoying life on the beaches of Jersey. He saw a story of someone who had made himself a millionaire, and decided to do the same. Five years later he ha...

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    This book examines the extraordinary evolution of Napoleon's character and the means by which at the age of thirty he became head of the most powerful country in Europe.

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    ‘‘Antonia Juhasz describes in convincing detail the economic invasion of Iraq - a case study in corporate-driven globalisation strategy … Her greatest merit is to bring together the peace and the anti-globalisation movements in a common cause’’ The Morning Star

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    Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments and particular rules a...

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    Documenting the rise and fall of Willy Brandt; Germany's first Social Democratic Chancellor.

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    The shocking murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme rocked Scandinavia and ignited conspiracy theories the world over. Jan Bondeson attempts to uncover the truth.

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    THE STATE WE'RE IN affected government policy, THE WORLD WE'RE IN affects us all as we decide on Britain's future.

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    Leonardo Sciascia uncovers the dangerous world of Italian politics in the 1970s as he investigates the horrific murder of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.

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    The biography of an idea - that many of today's problems are as volatile as epidemics and can 'tip' and change radically at any point.

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    A pioneer in Irish independence and the 3rd president of Ireland, Eamon De Valera established the Irish Constitution and was the longest serving political leader in the 20th century.

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    Beauty, poetry, love, tragedy and murder. These are all the things associated with Mary, Queen of Scotland that is re-told in a most magnificent manner.

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