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Dial M For Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain

Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers had been hacking phones, blagging information and casually destroying people’s lives for years, but it was only ...

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The Silence of Animals: Progress and Other Modern Myths

John Gray draws on a wide array of memoirs, poems, fiction and philosophy to make us re-imagine our place in ...

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An English Affair: Sex, Class and Power in the Age of Profumo

Published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Profumo scandal, An English Affair is a sharp-focused snapshot of a ...

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A Bunch of Fives

Since the publication of Four Bare Legs in a Bed, her first collection, Helen Simpson has been hailed as one ...

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The Hired Man

Gost is surrounded by mountains and fields of wild flowers. The summer sun burns. The Croatian winter brings freezing winds. ...

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Light Shining in the Forest

Norman Stokoe has just been appointed Children's Czar by the new government. He sells his flat and moves up north ...

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