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Books | August Issue


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History 

Who Lost Russia: How the World Entered a New Cold War by Peter Conradi at £13.92 inc p&p

Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Bodyguard by Guy De La Bedoyere at £22.61 inc p&p

Lonely Courage: The True Story of the Soe Heroines Who Fought to Free Nazi-Occupied France by Rick Stroud at £12.96 inc p&p

The Tartan Turban: In Search of Alexander Gardner by John Keay at £16.96 inc p&p

The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain by Ian Mortimer at £12.98 inc p&p 

The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End by Elizabeth Drayson at £12.10 in p&p

Protestants: The Radicals Who Made the Modern World by Alec Ryrie at £15.29 in p&p

Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova at £10.54 in p&p

The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West by Peter Cozzens at £16.51 inc p&p

Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann at £13.42 in p&p

Biography and Memoir

Arthur & Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes by Michael Sims at £13.23 inc p&p

Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth by Jess Phillips at £11.07 in p&p

Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom by Erica Benner at £13.95 inc p&p

Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life by Sally Bedell Smith at £22.01 inc p&p

The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy at £11.86 inc p&p

The Transferred Life of George Eliot by Philip Davis at £15.90 inc p&p

The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound by Wendy Moore at £14.12 inc p&p

The Durrells of Corfu by Michael Haag at £5.96 inc p&p

Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li at £9.87 in p&p

Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship by Andy Friend at £24.95

Isabella of Castile: Europe's First Great Queen by Giles Tremlett at £16.52 inc p&p

Old Age

Old Age: A Beginner's Guide by Michael Kinsley at £9.99

The War on the Old by John Sutherland at £6.22 inc p&p

Fiction

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders at £13.36 inc p&p

Ties by Domenico Starnone, Trans. Jhumpa Lahiri at £7.08 inc p&p

City of Friends by Joanna Trollope at £13.57 inc p&p

From the Heart by Susan Hill at £7.19 inc p&p

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins at £12.76 inc p&p

Current Affairs 

Stiff Upper Lip by Alex Renton at £12.76 inc p&p

The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics by David Goodhart at £14.87 inc p&p

How the Hell Did This Happen?: The US Election of 2016 by PJ O'Rourke at £12.72 inc p&p

Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier at £14.35 inc p&p

Irresistible: Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching by Adam Alter at £12.97 inc p&p

Science

Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life by Peter Godfrey-Smith at £12.99 inc p&p

How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDs by David France at £16.33 inc p&p

To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death by Mark O'Connell at £8.67 inc p&p

Nature

Bee Quest: In Search of Rare Bees by Dave Goulson at £11.75 inc p&p

The Otters' Tale by Simon Cooper at £16.99

Wonderland: A Year of Britain's Wildlife, Day by Day by Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss at £14.55 inc p&p

Miscellaneous

Hamlet, Globe to Globe: Taking Shakespeare to Every Country in the World by Dominic Dromgoole at £12.28 inc p&p

Nabokov's Favourite Word is Mauve: What Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers and Our Own Writing by Ben Blatt at £10.65 inc p&p

Balancing Acts: Behind the Scenes at the National Theatre by Nicholas Hytner at £13.74 inc p&p

Dolce Vita Confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi and the Swinging Highlife of 1950s Rome by Shawn Levy at £14.48 inc p&p

Night Trains: The Rise and fall of the Sleeper by Andrew Martin at £10.95 inc p&p

Paperbacks

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett at £7.34 inc p&p

Mr Darley's Arabian by Christopher McGrath at £9.96 inc p&p

Nutshell by Ian McEwan at £5.84 inc p&p

No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine by Professor Steve Jones at £9.24 inc p&p

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley at £7.11 inc p&p

The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars by Daniel Beer at £9.32 inc p&p

Extract 

Darkness Over Germany: A Warning From History by E Amy Buller at £13.17 inc p&p


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