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 History

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.

New York Times Bestseller - National Book Critics Circle Finalist - Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2015 - Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015 - Economist Books of the Year 2015 - New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books of 2015 A sweeping, "magisterial" history ... read more

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
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 Fashion & Textiles

This new biography offers unprecedented insight into Coco Chanel's complex and enigmatic life and features previously unpublished information and images. Coco Chanel continues to beguile more than four decades after her death; her life and work are a source of enduring fa... read more

Chanel The Enigma
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The highly anticipated follow-up to the sensational bestseller Quiet - empowering introverted children, teens and young adults
Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation with Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a Worl... read more

Quiet Power : Growing Up as an Introvert in a World that Can't Stop Talking
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"Going to war may be the gravest decision a nation and its leaders make. At the moment, Australia is at war with the Islamic State. We also live in a region that has become much more volatile, as China asserts itself and Ameri... read more

Quarterly Essay 62: Firing Line: Australia and the Path to War
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 Fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Short-listed 2016 Costa Fiction Award

'It was a game of love and death. Neither of us will ever speak about it. It's locked inside us.' Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem distant. He adores his mother but she treats him with bitter severity, disapprovin... read more

The Gustav Sonata
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 Fiction

And then I was pregnant, and we realised we had no space for a baby. We looked at all kinds of houses: big, new ones with columns and render; little cottages with beaten weatherboard; a yellow brick monstrosity with a paved yard where there should have been grass. But we were drawn to t... read more

Paper House
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 History

Awards:Svetlana Alexievich is the winner of the 2015 Noble Prize for Literature

"From the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, comes the first English translation of her latest work, an oral history of the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia. Bringing together do... read more

Secondhand Time Last of the Soviets An Oral History
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 Crime Thriller Mystery

An orphaned boy brought up to serve the state as a man. A rich young woman incapable of living by the conventions of society. Neither is prepared for the journey into the heat, mystery, violence and disorienting perpetual daylight of the far North. St... read more

In the Month of the Midnight Sun
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 Interior Design

An exploration of the timeless beauty of Indian design through 200 classic objects. The Indian subcontinent is an amalgamation of peoples, cultures, languages and philosophies. Throughout history Indian culture has been subject to myriad different influences, f... read more

Sar - The Essence of Indian Design
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 Crime Thriller Mystery

Twenty-two-year-old Charlotte Ford reconnects with Danielle, her best friend from high school, a few days before Danielle is found bludgeoned to death in a motel room. In the wake of the murder, Charlotte's life unravels and she descends into the city's underbelly, where she... read more

Sunset City
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"'In Rio, you just get on with it. Rather than despair when the electricity goes down and the air chokes up, we dance, sing, beat the drum and the gods wake us from the nightmare. And then, if only for a few hours, everything seems possible again, and we're devilishl... read more

Rio De Janeiro - Extreme City
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 Fiction

Inseparable through university, Eva, Benedict, Sylvie and Lucien graduate into an exhilarating world on the brink of the new millennium. Eager to shrug off the hardships of her childhood, Eva breaks away to work at a big bank. Benedict stays behind to complete his PhD in Physics a... read more

Invincible Summer
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