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Selected Poems

Johnson, Linton Kwesi
Charts the unique literary talent of one of Britain's most influential poets and social critics. Ranging from protests against police brutality to eulogies for departed friends and celebrations of urban life, Linton Kwesi Johnson's use of Jamaican dialect to tackle British subjects contributed to a revolution in the notion of literary English.
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The Forty Days of Musa Dagh

Werfel F
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Silence: In the Age of Noise

Kagge E
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Venice, An Interior

Marias, Javier
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The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene

Lewis, Simon L.
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All My Cats

Hrabal, Bohumil
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The Edifice Complex: The architecture of power

Sudjic, Deyan
From Hitler's vast Chancellery to Saddam Hussein's Mother of all Battles mosque, from Olympic stadiums to Donald Trump's excesses, the author examines the murky relationship between buildings, money and politics, revealing the power of architecture - and the architecture of power.
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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom

Gray J
We flatter ourselves about the nature of free will and yet the most enormous forces - biological, physical, metaphysical - constrain our every action. This title draws together the religious, philosophic and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom.
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The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone

Pickett, Kate
Why do we mistrust people more in the UK than in Japan? Why do Americans have higher rates of teenage pregnancy than the French? The answer: inequality. This book provides hard evidence to show: how almost everything - from life expectancy to mental illness, violence to illiteracy - is affected not by how wealthy a society is, but how equal it is.
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