18 resultats per Categoria: NON-FICTION ENGLISH

  • ATOMIC HABITS : THE LIFE-CHANGING
    CLEAR, JAMES
    THE PHENOMENAL INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER: 1 MILLION COPIES SOLDTransform your life with tiny changes in behaviour, starting now. People think that when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way.He knows that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions: doing two push-...
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  • THE BLACK SWAN
    TALEB, NASSIM NICHOLAS
    The most influential book of the past seventy-five years: a groundbreaking exploration of everything we know about what we don't know, now with a new section called "On Robustness and Fragility."A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that mak...
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  • EVERYTHING IS F*CKED : A BOOK ABOUT HOPE
    MANSON, MARK
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the author of the international mega-bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck comes a counterintuitive guide to the problems of hope. We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it's ever been-we are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history.Yet, somehow everything seems to be irreparably and horri...
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  • LET ME TELL YOU WHAT I MEAN
    DIDION, JOAN
    From one of our most iconic and influential writers: twelve pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of this legendary figure.Mostly drawn from the earliest part of her astonishing five-decade career, Didion writes about a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, a visit to William Randolph Hearst's castle at San Simeon, a reunion of WWII ve...
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  • EMPIRE OF PAIN
    PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE
    The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutionsHarvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and the sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing a blockbuster...
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  • CRY OF THE KALAHARI
    OWENS, DELIA
    'A remarkable story beautifully told... Among such classics as Goodall's In the Shadow of Man and Fossey's Gorillas in the Mist' Chicago TribuneCarrying little more than a change of clothes and a pair of binoculars, two young Americans, Mark and Delia Owens, caught a plane to Africa, bought a thirdhand Land Rover, and drove deep into the Kalahari Desert. There they lived for se...
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  • THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
    DIDION, JOAN
    Introducing the Collins Modern Classics, a series featuring some of the most significant books of recent times, books that shed light on the human experience - classics which will endure for generations to come. A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their daughter fall ill. At first they thought it was flu, then ...
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  • MANIFESTO
    EVARISTO, BERNARDINE
    'Promises to make for one of 2021's must-read memoirs' StylistLife-affirming memoirs make beautiful Christmas gifts. Discover a powerful, urgent manifesto on never giving up from Booker prize-winning trailblazer, Bernardine Evaristo. In 2019, Bernardine Evaristo became the first black woman to win the Booker Prize since its inception fifty years earlier - a revolutionary landma...
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  • TREE WISDOM : A YEAR OF HEALING AMONG THE TREES
    KARCHE, VINCENT
    Trees are our constant companions. They stand tall above us, shading us from the sun. They breathe in and out, feeding us oxygen.They weather the storms, protecting us from danger. As children we intuitively understand the impact trees have on our lives. We sit beneath their branches, we collect their fallen leaves, we hug their trunks in thanks.But in the process of growing up...
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  • NOTES ON GRIEF
    CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE
    A devastating essay on loss and the people we love from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. 'Grief is a cruel kind of education. You learn how ungentle mourning can be, how full of anger.You learn how glib condolences can feel. You learn how much grief is about language, the failure of language and the grasping for language' ...
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  • RENEGADES : BORN IN THE USA
    BARACK OBAMA, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - AND THE GIFT THAT WILL BE ON EVERY BRUCE AND BARACK FAN'S WISHLIST THIS CHRISTMAS!Two long-time friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly-produced expansion of their ground-breaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more tha...
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  • THE POWER OF GEOGRAPHY : TEN MAPS THAT REVEAL THE FUTURE OF OUR WORLD
    MARSHALL, TIM
    *THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'I can't imagine reading a better book this year' Daily MirrorTim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation's choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn't changed. But the world has.In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape globa...
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  • WAYS OF SEEING
    BERGER, JOHN
    Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics.'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak.''But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the ...
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  • THE BODY : A GUIDE FOR OCCUPANTS
    BRYSON, BILL
    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER_______'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book.' - The Sunday Times'It is a feat of narrative skill to bake so many facts into an entertaining and nutritious book.' - The Daily Telegraph_______'We spend our whole lives in one body and ...
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  • HOMO DEUS : A BRIEF HISTORY OF TOMORROW
    HARARI, YUVAL NOAH
    **From the author of the phenomenal million copy bestseller Sapiens** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** WAR IS OBSOLETE You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict FAMINE IS DISAPPEARING You are at more risk of obesity than starvation DEATH IS JUST A TECHNICAL PROBLEM Equality is out, but immortality is in WHAT DOES OUR FUTURE HOLD?**THE MILLION COPY BESTS...
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  • WOMEN & POWER : A MANIFESTO
    BEARD, MARY
    Why the popular resonance of 'mansplaining' (despite the intense dislike of the term felt by many men)? It hits home for us because it points straight to what it feels like not to be taken seriously: a bit like when I get lectured on Roman history on Twitter.Britain's best-known classicist Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist. With wry wit, she revisits the gender...
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  • 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
    HARARI, YUVAL NOAH
    **THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children?Yuval Noah Harari takes us on...
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  • THIS IS AN UPRISING
    ENGLER, MARK
    "Absorbing... Ambitious... Indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere." -Naomi Klein Features a new Foreword by Bill McKibben and a Reading Group GuideFrom protests to defend immigrant rights and combat climate change, to Occupy, #BlackLivesMatter, and the resistance to the Trump administration, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to sha...
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