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  • TWELVE CAESARS: IMAGES OF POWER FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE MODERN
    BEARD, MARY
    From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 yearsWhat does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of politicians we deplore? In this book-against a background of to...
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    26,15 €

  • EMPEROR OF ROME
    BEARD, MARY
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023'[Mary Beard] has always had the sharpest eyes for telling detail and colourful anecdote' Sunday Times'Britain's most famous classicist ... at the peak of her powers' The Times'Extraordinary ... a deliciously varied tapestr...
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    40,45 €

  • WHAT ABOUT MEN?
    MORAN, CAITLIN
    'A must-read eye-opener that makes you laugh, cry, get angry and get happy on every page. It's magnificent' Bob Mortimer'Our greatest modern writer on women turns her eyes on men - and it's all good' David BaddielAs any feminist who talks about the problems of girls and women will know, the first question you will ever be asked is 'But what about MEN?' After eleven years of wri...
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    22,75 €

  • CATALONIA IN A NUTSHELL
    SMEDLEY, CLAIRE / SANTANA BIGAS, EVA
    Just why are the Catalans so obsessed with poop? And have you seen how carried away they get with pyrotechnics? As Catalans, they probably haven't given these things a second thought. It's not until someone begins to question them that they realize that placing a man pooping next to the baby Jesus in the nativity scene is perhaps not that common, nor is having a donkey as a nat...
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    19,90 €

  • HOW TO CHANGE EVERYTHING
    NAOMI KLEIN / REBECCA STEFOFF
    'Naomi Klein's work has always moved and guided me. She is the great chronicler of our age of climate emergency, an inspirer of generations' - GRETA THUNBERGThe first book for younger readers by internationally bestselling social activist Naomi Klein: the most authoritative and inspiring book on climate change for young people yet.Warming seas. Superstorms. Fires in the Amazon....
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    12,95 €

  • A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING
    BRYSON, BILL
    Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challeng...
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    15,60 €

  • SAPIENS A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANKIND
    HARARI , YUVAL NOAH
    **THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? Yuval Noah Harari challenges everything we know about being human in the perfect read for these unprecedented times.Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it: us.In this bold and provocative book, Yuval N...
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    17,95 €

  • DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS
    CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE
    From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to a friend.A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie's letter of response.Here are fifteen invaluabl...
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    11,20 €

  • GOODNIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS 2
    ELENA FAVILLI , BY (AUTHOR) FRANCESCA CAVALLO
    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 is an entirely new collection of 100 more bedtime stories about extraordinary women from all over the world. It boasts a brand new graphic design + 100 incredible new portraits created by the best female artists of our time.Having a passionate community that spans across 70+ countries is a great way to discover incredible stories.The stories...
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    33,90 €

  • WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS
    CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE
    A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. 'I would like to ask that we begin to dream about and plan for a different world. A fairer world. A world of happier men and happier women who are truer to themselves. And this is how to start: we must raise our daughters differently. We must also raise ou...
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    11,20 €

  • PRISONERS OF GEOGRAPHY: TEN MAPS THAT TELL YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLOBAL POLITICS
    MARSHALL, TIM
    THE MILLION COPY INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERGeography shapes not only our history, but where we're headed...All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to follow world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements - but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.If you've ever wo...
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    14,30 €

  • SPQR A HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME
    BEARD, MARY
    The Sunday Times Top 10 BestsellerShortlisted for a British Book Industry Book of the Year Award 2016Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia - still strike a chord with us.And its debates about citizenship, security and th...
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    15,99 €

  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF BARCELONA
    AGUSTÍ BELART, DAVID
    Barcelona is a city steeped in history and conflict. It has been a garrison city of the Roman Empire, the leading power of the Mediterranean, the battleground of international wars, an industrial power, and the largest holdout against fascism in the Spanish Civil War. The Catalan capital has been bombed and besieged, and has raised itself from the rubble time and time again. It...
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    20,00 €

  • 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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    17,95 €

  • YEAR OF THE MONKEY
    SMITH, PATTI
    Following a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz, about to embark on a year of solitary wandering. Unfettered by logic or time, she draws us into her private wonderland, with no design yet heeding signs, including a talking sign that looms above her, prodding and sparring like the Cheshire C...
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    17,95 €

  • 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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    20,00 €

  • GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR 3. REBEL GIRLS: 100 IMMIGRANT WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD
    FAVILLI, ELENA
    The latest installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 immigrant women who have shaped, and will continue to shape, our world. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is the third book in the New York Times bestselling series for children. Packed with 100 all-new bedtime stories abo...
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    31,25 €

  • EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT LOVE
    ALDERTON, DOLLY
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WITH A NEW CHAPTER ON TURNING THIRTY'There is no writer quite like Dolly Alderton working today and very soon the world will know it' Lisa Taddeo, author Three Women'The book we will thrust into our friends' hands. Alderton feels like a best friend and your older sister all rolled into one and her pages wrap around you like a warm hug' Evening Standa...
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    15,60 €

  • THE PERFECT NINE
    THIONG'O, NGUGI WA
    Gikuyu and Mumbi settled on the peaceful and bounteous foot of Mount Kenya after fleeing war and hunger. When ninety-nine suitors arrive on their land, seeking to marry their famously beautiful daughters, called The Perfect Nine, the parents ask their daughters to choose for themselves, but to choose wisely.First the young women must embark on a treacherous quest with the suito...
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    14,25 €

  • 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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    14,30 €

  • GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS 100 INSPIRING YOUNG CHANGEMAKERS
    HARRITON, JESS
    The fifth volume of the best-selling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers, shines a spotlight on extraordinary young women who are making their mark on the world today.Readers will celebrate well-known women, like Greta Thunberg, Bethany Hamilton, Bindi Irwin, Zendaya, and the Linda Lindas, and meet up-and-coming powerhouses like inventor ...
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    31,25 €

  • THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM : WHY SCIENCE IS STILL A BOYS' CLUB
    POLLACK, EILEEN
    ONE OF WASHINGTON POST'S NOTABLE NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR"Beautifully written and full of important insights, " this is a bracingly honest exploration of why there are still so few women in the hard sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computer science (Washington Post)In 2005, when Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard, asked why so few women, even today, achieve ...
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    20,00 €

  • SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY
    BEACH, SYLVIA
    Sylvia Beach was intimately acquainted with the expatriate and visiting writers of the Lost Generation, a label that she never accepted. Like moths of great promise, they were drawn to her well-lighted bookstore and warm hearth on the Left Bank. Shakespeare and Company evokes the zeitgeist of an era through its revealing glimpses of James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgera...
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    21,25 €

  • THE MOST OF NORA EPHRON : THE ULTIMATE ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS, ARTICLES AND EXTRACTS FROM HER GREATEST WORK, WITH A FOREWORD BY CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS
    EPHRON, NORA
    A NEW, REVISED EDITION OF THE ULTIMATE NORA EPHRON COLLECTION, PACKED WITH WIT, WISDOM AND COMFORT, WITH AN INTRODUCTION FROM CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS'The perfect introduction to the iconic writer' STYLISTINCLUDING:* Nora's much-loved essays on everything from friendship to feminism to journalism* Extracts from her bestselling novel Heartburn* Scenes from her hilarious screenplay...
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    15,60 €

  • CHRONOLOGICA : THE INCREDIBLE YEARS THAT DEFINED HISTORY
    BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
    Compiled by the team behind Whitaker's Almanack, Chronologica is a fascinating journey through time, from the foundation of Rome to the creation of the internet. Along the way are tales of kings and queens, hot air balloons, comets... and monkeys in space.Travel through 100 of the most incredible years in world history and learn why being a Roman Emperor wasn't always as good a...
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    15,00 €

  • THE OCEAN HZERO HANDBOOK : SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO SAVE OUT SEAS
    WARDLEY, TESSA
    Focusing on so much more than plastic pollution, this ahead-of-the curve book exposes the extensive damage being done to the oceans that most of us don't know about, and what simple, everyday changes we can make to help protect our seas. When we think about climate change, our first thoughts are often of burning rainforests, cities filled with smog, and mammals teetering on the...
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    14,95 €

  • LONDON: A GUIDE FOR CURIOUS WANDERERS
    CHESHER, JACK
    See London in a completely new light in this guide to the city's hidden secrets, untold stories and special places laden with history which you can discover for yourself! London is famous for its museums, each one full of treasures and relics - but the biggest museum in the capital is the city itself. From the stories behind unusual street names, to the trees in our parks; rail...
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    20,25 €

  • THE T GUIDE : OUR TRANS EXPERIENCES AND A CELEBRATION OF GENDER EXPRESSION-MAN, WOMAN, NONBINARY, AND BEYOND
    GORGEOUS, GIGI
    Real talk about transgender experiences from Gigi Gorgeous and GottmikIn this fabulous, fashion-forward guide, transgender icons Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik discuss the ins and outs of being transgender with their honest, hilarious, and GORGEOUS tales of what it means to be true to oneself-and they've picked up a few friends along the way. Whether you're embarking on your own tra...
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    21,25 €

  • I FEEL BAD ABOUT MY NECK
    EPHRON, NORA
    'So bold and so vulnerable at the same time. I don't know how she did it' - Phoebe Waller-BridgeNow with an introduction from Dolly Alderton, author of Everything I Know About Love, revealing how a new generation of women can take inspiration from Nora's sharp wit and wisdom about life. * Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from.* If the shoe doesn't fit in the s...
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    14,30 €

  • THE FUTURE OF GEOGRAPHY
    MARSHALL, TIM
    THE INSTANT #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER IN HARDBACK'A superb survey of planetary politics'The Sunday TimesSpy satellites orbiting the Moon. Space metals worth billions. Humans on Mars within our lifetime.This isn't science fiction.It's astropolitics. Space is already central to our lives on Earth, from communication and military strategy to international relations. Now, it is be...
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    14,30 €


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