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You Can't Say That

A frank memoir from one of Britain's most colourful and idiosyncratic politicians.

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The Price of Civilization: Economics and Ethics After the Fall

The world economy remains in a precarious state after the recent global recession – where quick fixes were implemented instead ...

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History of a Pleasure Seeker

It is 1907. The belle époque is in full swing. Piet Barol has escaped the drabness of the provinces for ...

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The Last Days of Detroit: Motor Cars, Motown and the Collapse of an Industrial Giant

By the end of the nineteenth century, Detroit, founded by the French as a fur-trading post, was thriving. In 1913 ...

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Outsider: Always Almost, Never Quite

Outsider is the life of a child, boy, adolescent, student and young man in London between the Great Depression of ...

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The year is 1984. Aomame sits in a taxi on the expressway in Tokyo. Her work is not the kind ...

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