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May We Be Forgiven

Harry is a Richard Nixon scholar who leads a quiet, regular life; his brother George is a high-flying TV producer, ...

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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

How did computers take over the world? In late 1945, a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at ...

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Black Vodka

'Kissing you is like new paint and old pain. It is like coffee and car alarms and a dim stairway ...

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Honey Money: The Power of Erotic Capital

Why do some people seem to lead charmed lives? They are attractive, but also lively, friendly and charismatic. People want ...

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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

In "The Old Ways" Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove - ...

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The Gentry: Stories of the English

We may well be ‘a nation of shopkeepers’, but for generations England was a country dominated by its middling families, ...

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