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Cradle to Cradle

9780099535478
Braungart, M. & McDonough, W.
Drawing on their experience in redesigning everything from carpeting to corporate campuses, McDonough and Braungart make an exciting and viable case for putting eco-effectiveness into practice, and show how anyone involved in making anything can begin to do so as well.
$16.67
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Invisible Cities

9780099429838
Calvino, Italo
In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice.
$16.67
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Modernism: The Lure of Heresy - From Baudelaire to Beckett and Beyond

9780099441960
Gay, Peter
In his most ambitious endeavour since Freud, acclaimed cultural historian Peter Gay traces and explores the rise of Modernism in the arts, the cultural movement that heralded and shaped the modern world, dominating western high culture for over a century.
$33.35
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In Praise of Shadows

9780099283577
Tanizaki, Junichiro
This is an enchanting essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. Tanizaki's eye ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as perfect descriptions of lacquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
$14.81
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Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day

9780099592945
Ackroyd, Peter
Today, we live in an era of openness and tolerance and Queer London has become part of the new norm. Ackroyd tells us the hidden story of how it got there, celebrating its diversity, thrills and energy on the one hand; but reminding us of its very real terrors, dangers and risks on the other.
$22.23
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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

9781784702403
Spinney, Laura
Read the devastating story of the Spanish flu - the twentieth century's greatest killer - and discover what it can teach us about the current Covid-19 pandemic. 'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story...
$20.37
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Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

9781784706289
Perez, Caroline Criado
$18.52
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Palaces for the People: How To Build a More Equal and United Society

9781784707514
Klinenberg, Eric
Because wherever people cross paths and linger, wherever we gather informally, strike up a conversation and get to know one another, relationships blossom and communities emerge - and where communities are strong, people are safer and healthier, crime drops and commerce thrives, and peace, tolerance and stability take root.
$18.52
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The Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean

9781844133086
Norwich, Viscount John Julius
The Mediterranean has nurtured three of the most dazzling civilisations of antiquity, witnessed the birth or growth of three of our greatest religions and links three of the world's six continents. This book tells the story of the Middle Sea itself - a story that begins with the Phoenicians and the Pharaohs and ends with the Treaty of Versailles.
$27.79
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