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The Dam Busters by Paul Brickhill (More from this author). Added: In the last week

On 17th May 1943, nearly 350 million tonnes of water crashed into the valleys of the Ruhr, when the Lancasters of 617 Squadron breached the giant Moehne and Eder Dams with colossal 'blockbuster'... read more


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Them: Adventures With Extremists by Jon Ronson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Journalist and broadcaster Jon Ronson's first book Them: Adventures With Extremists is a mostly hilarious, occasionally chastening romp through the shadowy world of paranoid conspiracists. It proves... read more


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Outliers: The Story Of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the... read more


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Isabella De'Medici: The Glorious Life And Tragic End Of A Renaissance Princess by Caroline P. Murphy (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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No Logo by Naomi Klein (More from this author). Added: In the last week

We live in an era where image is nearly everything, where the proliferation of brand-name culture has created, to take one hyperbolic example from Naomi Klein's No Logo, "walking, talking, life-sized... read more


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The Shadow Of The Pomegranate: (Tudor Saga) by Jean Plaidy (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Whilst the young King Henry VIII basks in the pageants and games of his glittering court, his doting queen's health and fortunes fade. Henry's affection for his older wife soon strays, and the... read more


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Auschwitz : The Nazis & The 'Final Solution' by Laurence Rees (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"[A] devastating new history of the infamous death factory.... Rees's research is impeccable and intrepid" -The Washington Post In Auschwitz, Laurence Rees provides a shocking portrait of the... read more


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The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About The Bush Administration And 9/11 by David Ray Griffin (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Taking to heart the classic idea that those who benefit from a crime ought to be investigated, here the eminent theologian David Ray Griffin sifts through the evidence about the attacks of... read more


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The Soul Of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The computer revolution brought with it new methods of getting work done--just look at today's news for reports of hard-driven, highly motivated young men and women developing software and online... read more


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Stupid White Men: ...and Other Sorry Excuses For The State Of The Nation! by Michael Moore (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Remember when everything was looking up? When the government was running at a surplus, pollution was disappearing, peace was breaking out in the Middle East and Northern Ireland, and the Bridge to... read more


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Bobby Fischer Goes To War by David Edmonds, John Eidinow (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In the summer of 1972, with a presidential crisis stirring in the United States and the cold war at a pivotal point, the Soviet world chess champion, Boris Spassky,and his American challenger, Bobby... read more


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Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The angry ranting of an obscure, small-party politician, the first volume of Mein Kampf was virtually ignored when it was originally published in 1925. Likewise the second volume, which appeared in... read more


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Book For Postage by None (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Straw Dogs: Thoughts On Humans And Other Animals by John Gray (More from this author). Added: In the last week

John Gray's Straw Dogs attempts to present a world view in which humans are not central and which argues against the humanist belief in progress. The heart of the book is summed up in the idea that... read more


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Marco Polo by Laurence Bergreen (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Book For Postage by Me (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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A Walk Along The Tracks by Hunter Davies (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The Operators (Airport Ed) by James Rennie (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Few outside the security services have heard of 14 Company. As deadly as the SAS yet more secret, the Operators of 14 Company are Britain's most effective weapon against international terrorism. For... read more


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The One That Got Away by Chris Ryan (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The SAS mission conducted behind Iraqi lines is one of the most famous stories of courage and survival in modern warfare. Of the eight members of the SAS regiment who set off, only one escaped... read more


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British Steam Railways by David Ross (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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