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A Hologram for the King

In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to ...

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The Age of Miracles

'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophes are always different ...

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You Can't Read This Book: Censorship in an Age of Freedom

From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the advert of the Web, everywhere you turn you are told that ...

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Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero

In 1938, the first superhero comic ever published, Action Comics #1, introduced the world to something both unprecedented and profoundly ...

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Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great Reform Bill 1832

For our inconclusive times, there is an attractive resonance with 1832, with its 'rotten boroughs' of Old Sarum and the ...

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The Testament of Mary

For Mary, her son has been lost to the world, and now, living in exile and in fear, she tries ...

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