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    A whole new take on the social phenomena of East meets West. Hendrie creates a personal and insightful account of the connections between the West and other cultures, unearthing hidden truths about the global village

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    Changing children’s services: working and learning together focuses on the on-going and fundamental changes to children’s services across the UK in the context of the drive towards increasingly int...

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    Beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned designs, Stitched Up delves into the alluring world of fashion to reveal what is behind the clothes we wear. Moving between Karl Lagerfeld and Ka...

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    Stossel reports on famous individuals who struggled with anxiety, as well as the afflicted generations of his own family.

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    The Fair Trade Scandal takes aim at the Fair Trade consumer movement which many assume to be entirely benign. Through a razor-sharp analysis based on insider knowledge, Ndongo Sylla shows that ther...

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    We are all storytellers - we make stories to make sense of our lives. But it is not enough to tell tales. There must be someone to listen.

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    An entertaining, thought-provoking guide that will teach you to think truly, independently and creatively.

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    A straightforward guide to the most pressing ethical questions of the day, in 50 accessible, bite-sized chapters

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    The Romans left a long-lasting legacy and their influence can still be seen all around us - from our calendar and coins, to our language and laws - but how much do we really know about them? Help is at hand in the form of Veni, Vidi, Vici, which tells the remarkable, and often surprising, story of the Romans and the most enduring empire in history.

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    The Eighties may seem to many of us like yesterday, but in many ways the Britain of thirty years ago was a thoroughly foreign country.

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    For those too young to remember the era of the Kennedys as much as for those who will never forget it, Grace and Power is the classic account of a historical moment that left an indelible mark on the last four decades.

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    All aboard for a tour of London's most formative age-the age of love, sex, intellect, art, great ambition and fantastic ruin. Travel back to the Georgian years, a time that changed life expectancy and the expectation of what life could be. Peek into the gilded drawing rooms of the aristocracy, walk down the quiet avenues of the new middle class, and crouch in the damp doorways of the poor.

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    Opening with a war in the Gulf and ending with the attack on the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001, A Classless Society goes in search of the decade when modern Britain came of age. What it finds is a nation anxiously grappling with new technologies, tentatively embracing new lifestyles, and, above all, forging a new sense of what it means to be British.

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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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    A very real, fascinating and tempestuous history of Scottish travellers. Jess Smith draws on personal experiences to highlight both the tragic consequences of traveller life and the charming traditions to be enjoyed.

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    A marvellous romp through a hundred years of Victorian tourism on the continent.

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    A brilliant and radical approach, looking in to the lives of our Victorian counterparts.

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    A few years ago, deals were done in dimly-lit side streets or on the phone via a friend of a friend. Today, you can order every conceivable pill or powder with the click of a mouse. But the online market in narcotics isn't just changing the way drugs are bought and sold; it's changing the nature of drugs themselves.

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    The urban state of the nation—from Olympic dreams to broken Britain.

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    Having been in the centre of world's consciousness as the UK welcomed millions of visitors to its shores for the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, this is a book that offers insight into the psyche of Britain; a nation's obsessions, prejudices, values and idiosyncrasies.

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    The South Bank has always been a place for culture, but how much has it changed? Find out in this compelling book about London's District of Sin.

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    For Downton Abbey fans, this is the revered butler’s guide to running your home gracefully; it could be the source material for the beloved Downton Abbey characters Carson and Bates.

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    Who wants to live forever? According to Stephen Cave, we all do – every single one of us. And the evidence is all around.

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    The Meat Fix charts one man’s journey to the top of the food chain, uncovering in the process an alternate universe of research condemning everything we think we know about healthy eating

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    Britain in the 1980s was a polarized nation. With the two main political parties as far apart as at any time since the 1930s, the period was riven by violent confrontation, beginning with the explosion of rioting that rocked England's cities in 1981 and again in 1985; a year-long fight with the National Union of Mineworkers, and then with print workers in Wapping.

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    A mix of popular history and soap opera with a Royal twist, Bringing Them up Royal reveals for the first time how British Kings and Queens brought up their children

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    An uproarious journey through the Essex tundra, chronicling the history, the present and the legend of Essex

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    With humour, insight and searing honesty, Kerri Sackville opens up about the trials and sheer absurdities of living a worried life.

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    Violinist Viktoria Mullova's life is one of striking contrasts and huge challenges. An amazing true story of adventure, fear, love and music.

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    Possibly the only drawback about the bestselling How To Be A Woman was that its author, Caitlin Moran, was limited to pretty much one subject: being a woman. Moranthology is proof that Caitlin can ...

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    'Dead Man Working' tells the story of the dead man working. It follows this figure through the daily tedium of the office, to the humiliating mandatory team building exercise, to awkward encounters with the funky boss who tells you to be authentic

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    As the UK government conducts its first happiness survey, Alastair Campbell looks at happiness as a political as well as a personal issue

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    Brought to life by the superb illustrations of Peter Brown, this charming book weaves through the calendar year noting encounters with such birds as the golden oriole, the lapwing and the lesser spotted woodpecker – all in May’s knowledgeable yet supremely accessible style. 

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    'When My Husband Does the Dishes is deliciously funny from start to finish. Whether you’re a yummy mummy or a slummy mummy, Kerri Sackville is the ultimate domestic guru – sharp, witty and, above all, reassuring!' – Coleen Nolan

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    The Meat Fix charts one man’s journey to the top of the food chain, uncovering in the process an alternate universe of research condemning everything we think we know about healthy eating

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    Each of these tales is testament to the achievement of ChildLine in teaching the nation how to listen to children who are suffering abuse, and giving a voice to the most vulnerable group in society.

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    In The Equality Illusion, campaigner Kat Banyard argues passionately and articulately that feminism continues to be one of the most urgent and relevant social justice campaigns today.

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    Screwing Up is not a political memoir but the deeply touching and human story of a man at his wits end, trying to cope with the onset of middle age.

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    This second volume of plays by Alan Bennett includes his two Kafka plays, one an hilarious comedy, the other a profound and searching drama. Also included is An Englishman Abroad and A Question of ...

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