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Picture of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.

Aslan, Reza.

Sheds new light on the man whose life and teachings form the foundation of Christianity, s...

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Picture of Madam Ataturk: A Biography.

Madam Ataturk: A Biography.

Calislar, Ypek.

Latife Hanim was the one and only wife of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. She was a multilingual in...

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Picture of The Ethics of Authorship: Communication, Seduction, and Death in Hegel and Kierkegaard.

The Ethics of Authorship: Communication, Seduction, and Death in Hegel and Kierkegaard.

Berthold, Daniel.

The German idealist philosopher G.W.F. Hegel and the Danish Christian existentialist Soren...

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Picture of Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure.

Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure.

Villani, Cedric.

Provides the fascinating story of the process of discovery that led to his being awarded t...

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Picture of Postscript on Insignificance: Dialogues with Cornelius Castoriadis.

Postscript on Insignificance: Dialogues with Cornelius Castoriadis.

Castoriadis, Cornelius.

This collection of interviews with leading figures in poetry, psychoanalysis, biology and ...

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Picture of Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma.

Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma.

Clift, Sarah.

Through close reading and original questions she reinvigorates the interpretation of impor...

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Picture of Interstices of the Sublime: Theology and Psychoanalytic Theory.

Interstices of the Sublime: Theology and Psychoanalytic Theory.

Crockett, Clayton.

He conducts an investigation into important religious, theological, and psychoanalytic con...

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Picture of Common Phrases and the Amazing Stories Behind Them.

Common Phrases and the Amazing Stories Behind Them.

Cryer, Max.

Sets out to credit the people who actually created many familiar terms in common use. Some...

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Picture of Masters of Cinema: Roman Polanski.

Masters of Cinema: Roman Polanski.

Ehrenstein, David.

Polanski’s name is synonymous with cinema and scandal. He has influentially worked on many...

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Picture of Sultans, Shamans, and Saints: Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia.

Sultans, Shamans, and Saints: Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia.

Federspiel, Howard M.

Explains the historical development of Southeast Asia’s accommodation of Islam and the cre...

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Picture of Revolutionary Russia: 1891-1991: A History.

Revolutionary Russia: 1891-1991: A History.

Figes, Orlando.

He charts a hundred years as a single revolutionary cycle of violence in pursuit of utopia...

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Picture of Egypt Child of Atlantis: A Radical Interpretation of the Origins of Civilisation.

Egypt Child of Atlantis: A Radical Interpretation of the Origins of Civilisation.

Gordon, John.

His study is rooted in esoteric philosophies, and asserts that the origins of the Egyptian...

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Picture of Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth.

Are Dolphins Really Smart?: The Mammal Behind the Myth.

Gregg, Justin.

His research shows us what dolphins are really capable of, and leaves us with a realistic,...

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Picture of In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality.

In Search of Schrodinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality.

Gribbin, John.

Quantum Theory fundamentally underpins all modern science. Without it we would have no nuc...

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Picture of Masters of Cinema: Alfred Hitchcock.

Masters of Cinema: Alfred Hitchcock.

Krohn, Bill.

An essential resource for film students and enthusiasts, it presents information on the li...

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Picture of Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird That Powers Civilization.

Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird That Powers Civilization.

Lawler, Andrew.

Like all domesticated animals the chicken began as a wild creature that gradually was draw...

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Picture of Masters of Cinema: Ingmar Bergman.

Masters of Cinema: Ingmar Bergman.

Mandelbaum, Jacques.

He was a giant of the cinema and made around 50 feature films that caught the spirit of hi...

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Picture of The Templar Treasure at Gisors.

The Templar Treasure at Gisors.

Markale, Jean.

Despite their vows of poverty, the Templars possessed great treasure, yet not a penny of i...

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Picture of Masters of Cinema: Orson Welles.

Masters of Cinema: Orson Welles.

Mereghetti, Paolo.

He made his first film, Citizen Kane

when he was 25, in 1940. It was a groundbreakin...

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Picture of The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State.

The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State.

Micklethwait, John and Wooldridge, Adrian.

The words ‘dysfunctional government’ have become a cliché. The authors ask what must be do...

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Picture of The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life.

The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life.

Nicholi, Armand M.

These two men had diametrically opposed views of God. Though they never met, of course, th...

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Picture of Heretic Queen: Queen Elizabeth I and the Wars of Religion.

Heretic Queen: Queen Elizabeth I and the Wars of Religion.

Ronald, Susan.

In the sixteenth century the conflicts between Protestantism and Catholicism tore Europe a...

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Picture of South: Shackleton's Endurance Expedition.

South: Shackleton's Endurance Expedition.

Shackleton, Ernest.

A facsimile edition of his disastrous expedition to Antarctica in the Endurance

whic...

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Picture of The Emperor's Codes: Bletchley Park's Role in Breaking Japan's Secret Ciphers.

The Emperor's Codes: Bletchley Park's Role in Breaking Japan's Secret Ciphers.

Smith, Michael.

His story is enabled by recently declassified British files, privileged access to Australi...

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