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HOW BRITAIN REALLY WORKS: UNDERSTANDING THE IDEAS AND INSTITUTIONS OF A NAT ION

By: Abell, Stig

Price: ¥950.00

Publisher: John Murray: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000047319

ISBN: 147365839X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. 'Absorbing . . . an intelligent and clear-eyed account of much that goes on in our country' Sunday Times Getting to grips with Great Britain is harder than ever. We are a nation th at chose Brexit, rejects immigration but is dependent on it, is getting old er but less healthy, is more demanding of public services but less willing to pay for them, is tired of intervention abroad but wants to remain a glob al authority. We have an over-stretched, free ... View more info

IN THE LIGHT OF THOUGHT OF MUAMMAR AL QATHAFI: STUDIES IN FREEDOM, DEMOCRAC Y, AND EXPLOITATION

By: Al-Tunji, Dr Abdul Salam

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: World Center for the Studies: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000009846

Condition: Near Fine


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TRACKING DOWN YOUR ANCESTORS: DISCOVER THE STORY BEHIND YOUR ANCESTORS AND BRING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY TO LIFE

By: Alder, Dr. Harry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: How to Books: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000021709

ISBN: 1857038282

Condition: Good


Dr Harry Alder, a prolific writer and long time researcher, shares invaluab le lessons and the gems of discovery you can expect as you track down your ancestors. Here he passes on his passion for the subject, his first-hand ex perience, lots of practical tips and key web sites to support your research . His many other books include Achieve Twice as Much in Half the Time, How To Live Longer, Remembering Names and Faces, Say it with Pictures. He is ba sed in Wallasey, Wirral. View more info

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VOICES FROM CHERNOBYL

By: Alexievich, Svetlana

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000048430

ISBN: 0312425848

Condition: Very Good


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award A journalist by trade, who now suffers from an immune deficiency developed while researching this book, presents personal accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus after the nuclear reactor accident in 1986, and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they still live with. The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 was awarded to Svetlana Alexievich "for her polyphonic writings, a monument... View more info

"CITYBOY"

By: Anderson, Geraint

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000042811

ISBN: 0755346181

Condition: Good


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TALES FROM SHINING AND SINKING INDIA

By: Banerjee

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Amaryllis: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000047650

ISBN: 9789381506219

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Tales from Shining and Sinking India brings to the fore a realistic and detailed account of how broadcast media works in the country The challenges the technology and the editorial calls that go behind getting the true picture from ground zero Peppered with fascinating photographs this book is both a study of the broadcast media and the dichotomy called India. View more info

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ABOUT LOOKING

By: Berger, John

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000047791

ISBN: 0747599572

Condition: Very Good


As a novelist, art critic, and cultural historian, Booker Prize-winning aut hor John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight who se work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civiliz ation. In About Looking he explores our role as observers to reveal new lay ers of meaning in what we see. How do the animals we look at in zoos remind us of a relationship between man and beast all but lost in the twentieth c entury? What is it about looking at war photographs that doubles their alre ady potent violence? How do the nudes of Rodin betray the threats to ... View more info

WHAT YOUNG INDIA WANTS

By: Bhagat, Chetan

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Rupa Publications: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000040295

ISBN: 812913554X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. What Young India Wants is the first and only work of nonfiction by the Chetan Bhagat. It is based on his vast experience as a successful writer and motivational speaker. He analyzes the complex issues and problems faced by India in the 21st century. Chetan Bhagat asks thoughtprovoking questions, demands answers and presents solutions for a prosperous India. Presented in simple prose and with great insight, What Young Indian Wants will be an engaging a... View more info

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A MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN: OR TOO TIRED FOR AN AFFAIR

By: Bombeck, Erma

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: HarperTorch: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000027782

ISBN: 0061092029

Condition: Good


In this lovingly hilarious look at her 44-years-and-counting marriage to a man she wouldn't trade for anything in the world -- who would finish her se ntences? -- Erma Bombeck offers observations as only she can, on: The true test of compatibility: buying a house that "needs work" Surviving parenthood, and the nest that won't stay empty How times of struggle are a piece of cake compared to handling success Elevating guilt to a sacrament What to do with a man who saves instruction manuals; thinks a fishing licen se makes a great anniversary gift; and, thanks to the remote control, ... View more info

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OIL: MONEY, POLITICS, AND POWER IN THE 21ST CENTURY

By: Bower, Tom

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000047109

ISBN: 0446547980

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. With unparalleled insight into BP and its safety record leading up to the d isaster in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Bower gives us a groundbreaking, in-dept h, and authoritative twenty-year history of the hunt and speculation for ou r most vital natural resource. OIL Money, Politics, and Power in the 21st Century Twenty years ago oil cost about $7 a barrel. In 2008 the price soared to $1 48 and then fell to below $40. In the midst of this extraordinary ... View more info

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THE NEW NEW JOURNALISM: CONVERSATIONS WITH AMERICA'S BEST NONFICTION WRITER S ON THEIR CRAFT

By: Boynton, Robert

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing G.: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000047138

ISBN: 140003356X

Condition: Good


Forty years after Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, and Gay Talese launched th e New Journalism movement, Robert S. Boynton sits down with nineteen practi tioners of what he calls the New New Journalism to discuss their methods, w ritings and careers. The New New Journalists are first and foremost brilliant reporters who imme rse themselves completely in their subjects. Jon Krakauer accompanies a mou ntaineering expedition to Everest. Ted Conover works for nearly a year as a prison guard. Susan Orlean follows orchid fanciers to reveal an obsessive subculture few knew existed. Adrian Nicole LeBla... View more info

EMINENT OUTLAWS: THE GAY WRITERS WHO CHANGED AMERICA

By: Bram, Christopher

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Twelve: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000045942

ISBN: 0446563137

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "Fascinating...fun to read and will be the standard text of the defining er a of gay literati." - Philadelphia Inquirer In the years following World War II a group of gay writers established them selves as major cultural figures in American life. Truman Capote, the enfan t terrible, whose finely wrought fiction and nonfiction captured the nation 's imagination. Gore Vidal, the wry, withering chronicler of politics, sex, and history. Tennessee... View more info

TITANIC: VOICES FROM THE DISASTER

By: Bramhall, Mark (Narrator)

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Listening Library: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000044315

ISBN: 038536153X

Condition: Very Good


Scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of t he Titanic, a topic that continues to haunt and thrill listeners to this da y, this audiobook by critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves t ogether the voices and stories of real Titanic survivors and witnesses to t he disaster - from the stewardess Violet Jessop to Captain Arthur Rostron o f the Carpatia, who came to the rescue of the sinking ship. Packed with hea rt-stopping action, devastating drama, fascinating historical details, and quotes from primary sources, this gripping story, which follows the T... View more info

FIRE IN THE CRUCIBLE

By: Briggs, John

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Tarcher: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000012408

ISBN: 0874775477

Condition: Very Good+


John Briggs invites the reader of this book to partake in a journey through the creative process in a uniquely affable manner. He clearly illustrates his vision by kindling a fire of scholarly discovery within the reader thro ugh the collaboration of many historical archetypes of genius including Vir ginia Woolf, Einstein, Mozart and Picasso. View more info

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ENGLAND, MY ENGLAND: THE TROUBLE WITH THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM

By: Brimson, Dougie

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000013024

ISBN: 0747255083

Condition: Very Good


Football violence, known everywhere as "the English disease," is as widespr ead as it has ever been, argue the authors of this book. They give insight into trips abroad and explore issues and myths surrounding football violenc e, and discuss the most feared group of supporters in the world-the England fans. View more info

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THE ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY

By: Burton, Robert

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: New York Review Books: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000047762

ISBN: 0940322668

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. One of the major documents of modern European civilization, Robert Burton's astounding compendium, a survey of melancholy in all its myriad forms, has invited nothing but superlatives since its publication in the seventeenth century. Lewellyn Powys called it "the greatest work of prose of the greatest period of English prose-writing," while the celebrated surgeon William Osler declared it the greatest of medical treatises. And Dr. Johnson, Bos... View more info

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QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN'T STOP TALKING

By: Cain, Susan

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Broadway Paperbacks: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000048494

ISBN: 0307352153

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self- promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to i ntroverts--Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak--that we owe many o f the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introvert... View more info

WINSTON CHURCHILL'S AFTERNOON NAP

By: Campbell, Jeremy

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000034603

ISBN: 0671475479

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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GREEN ZONE (FILM TIE IN)

By: Chandrasekaran, Rajiv

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000026636

ISBN: 1408806347

Condition: Very Good


From inside a surreal bubble of pure Americana known as the Green Zone, the US-led Coalition Provisional Authority attempted to rule Iraq following th e fall of Saddam Hussein's regime. Drawing on interviews and internal docum ents, Rajiv Chandrasekaran tells the memorable story of this ill-prepared a ttempt to build American democracy in a war-torn Middle Eastern country, de tailing not only the risky disbanding of the Iraqi army and the ludicrous a ttempt to train the new police force, but absurdities such as the aide who based Baghdad's new traffic laws on those of the state of Maryland, do... View more info

IMPERIAL LIFE IN THE EMERALD CITY: INSIDE IRAQ'S GREEN ZONE

By: Chandrasekaran, Rajiv

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000041749

ISBN: 1400044871

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad's Green Zone, a walled-off encl ave of towering plants, posh villas, and sparkling swimming pools that was the headquarters for the American occupation of Iraq. The Washington Post's former Baghdad bureau chief Rajiv Chandrasekaran take s us with him into the Zone: into a bubble, cut off from wartime realities, where the task of reconstructing a devastated nation competed with the dis tractions of a Little ... View more info