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A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today
A profound and meandering modern classic about the historical, political and philosophical paths traced by walkers, their routes and the act of walking
Why do so many feel compelled to risk their lives climbing mountains? During the climbing season, one person a day dies in the Alps, and more people die climbing in this season in Scotland than they do on the roads. This title pursues an investigation into our responses to mountains, and how these have changed over the last few centuries.
A beautiful, unsettling novel in three acts, about rebellion and taboo, violence and eroticism, and the twisting metamorphosis of a soul. Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.
A spellbinding debut novel; three brothers come of age in a poverty stricken town in upstate New York
Mind blowing, dark and wild, the new novel from Sayaka Murata - author of bestseller Convenience Store Woman - asks: how far would you go just to be yourself?
From the winner of the Man Booker International Prize for The Vegetarian comes a stunning meditation on the colour white; about light, about death and about ritual
Features a report on the life and death of the Soviet superpower, from the entrance of Soviet troops into the author's hometown in Poland in 1939, through his journey across Siberia and the republics of Central Asia, to his wanderings over the vast Soviet lands in the years of the USSR's decline and disintegration in 1991.
A riveting, poetic and unrelentingly powerful work from the author of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize-winning novel The Vegetarian.
'These [How to Read] books let you encounter thinkers eyeball to eyeball by analysing passages from their work' Terry Eagleton, New Statesman
The author shares the history of Britain's long love affair with wool, told through a year of knitting garments from around the British Isles.
In 1970 Jeffrey MacDonald was accused of murdering his pregnant wife, and the journalist Joe McGinniss decided to write a book about it. Malcolm's celebrated book sheds a fascinating light on the conflict and controversy that followed, and asks whether all journalists are, ultimately, immoral.
Taking his title from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Sven Lindqvist traces Europe's dark history in Africa in the form of a travel diary and a historical examination of European imperialism and racism over the past two centuries.
Longlisted 2018 Man Booker Prize: 'The best book - in any medium - I have read about our current moment ... A MASTERPIECE.' - Zadie Smith - A landmark graphic novel about a missing woman, a viral video and the horrors of fake news.
A sweeping, hugely readable account of history's biggest ecological invasion, when Europe and the Americas collided for the first time in millennia.
A spectacularly revealing and harrowing portrait of ordinary lives in the world's least ordinary country, North Korea. Newly updated in 2013
A stylish reissue of the bestselling contemporary classic, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize.
The history of President Peron's conspiracy to protect Nazi war criminals: ';a chilling, detailed story of one of Argentina's most shameful secrets' (Foreign Affairs). It has long been known that, after the Allied victory of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele, Erich Priebke and many other Nazi war criminals found refuge in Argentina. In this book, Argentinian historian Uki Goni reveals the complex networks that made their escapes possibleand demonstrates that the operation was organized with the enthusiastic support of President Juan Peron. Even at this late date, when so much is known about the complicity of the Catholic Church and Allied intelligence agencies in the flight of the Nazis, Goni's historical revelations are truly shocking. This edition ofThe Real Odessaincludes a revised introduction and conclusion, with a new afterword containing material that focuses on the Vatican's complicity in providing sanctuary for war criminals.
The first ever global overview of philosophy: how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished