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Books | October Issue


Buy the books reviewed from the Autumn 2018 supplement via Wordery by clicking on the title. Please note that Wordery prices will fluctuate but below prices are correct at time of magazine going to print.

Broken Lives: How ordinary Germans experienced the 20th Century by Konrad Jarausch £18.53

Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece by Robin Waterfield £14.05

Behold America: A History of America First and the American Dream by Sarah Churchwell £15.20

The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: A Twentieth Century History by David Edgerton £18.86

The Siege of Acre: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart and the battle that decided the Third Crusade by John D Hosler £20

In Pursuit of Civility: Manners and civilization in Early Modern England by Keith Thomas £16.98

Exactly: How precision engineers created the Modern World by Simon Winchester £17.30

The King and the Catholics: The fight for rights, 1829 by Antonia Fraser £18.06

The Archipelago: Italy since 1945 by John Foot £18.30

Fascism a warning by Madeleine Albright £13.76

Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the end of China's Last Golden Age by Stephen Platt £16.98

How Democracy Ends by David Runciman £9.35

Chernobyl: History of Tragedy by Serhii Plokhy £13.49

From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside story of Russia and America by Michael McFaul £17.66

A certain idea of France: The life of Charles De Gaulle by Julian Jackson £22.71

Revolution Francaise: Emmanuel Macron and the quest to reinvent a nation by Sophie Pedder £16.48

Adam Smith: What he thought and why it matters by Jesse Norman £17.08

Ants among Elephants: an untouchable family and the making of modern India by Sujatha Gidla £14.99

Bibi: The Turbulent Life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu By Anshel Pfeffer £18.01

The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading by Edmund White £12

The Bootle Boy: An Untidy Life in News by Les Hinton £14.44

The Murdoch Method: Notes on Running a Media Empire by Irwin Stelzer £13.60

House of Nutter: The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row by Lance Richardson £16.55

The art of not falling apart by Christina Patterson £11.77

The life of stuff: a memoir about the mess we leave behind by Susannah Walker £10.05

Paul Simon: The Life by Robert Hilburn £12.98

The darker the night, the brighter the stars: A neuropsychologists odyssey by Paul Broks £14.58

How to change your mind: the new science of psychedelics by Micahel Pollan £13.99

The incurable romantic: and other unsettling revelations by Frank Tallis £14.62

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wollitzer £11.69

Crudo by Olivia Laing £8.93

How to be famous by Caitlin Moran £10.48

The President is missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson £13.98

Rock and Roll is Life by DJ Taylor £18.99

So much left over by Louis de Bernières £11.79

Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters by Martin Gayford £17.28

In Montparnasse: The emergence of surrealism in Paris from Duchamp to Dali by Sue Roe £14.80

The Restless Wave: My two live as with John Bellany by Helen Bellany £13.69

Conan Doyle for the Defence: A sensational murder, the quest for justice and the world's greatrest detective writer by Margalit Fox £12.08

The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life by Henry Hitchings £12.97

Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig £9.95

How Britain Really Works: Understanding the ideas and institutions of a nation by Stig Abell £13.99

Damaged Goods: The Inside Story of Sir Philip Green, the collapse of BHS and the death of the high street by Oliver Shah £14.24

Superhuman: Life at the extremes of Mental and Physical ability by Rowan Hooper £14.45

Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools ruin Britain by Robert Verkaik £10.75

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber £14.29

Hot to rig an election by Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klass £13.40

Every Third Thought: on Life, Death and the Endgame by Robert McCrum £7

Mythos by Stephen Fry £8.42

Caesar's Last Breath: The Epis Ctory of the Air Around Us by Sam Kean £7.64


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