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How Democracies Die (format be buzunar)

Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face today Democracies can die with a coup d'état - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the complete repression of opposition. All three steps are being taken around the world - not least with the election of Donald T..

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Kharkanas 1: Forge of Darkness (format de buzunar)

Now is the time to tell the story of an ancient realm, a tragic tale that sets the stage for all the tales yet to come and all those already told... It's a conflicted time in Kurald Galain, the realm of Darkness, where Mother Dark reigns. But this ancient land was once home to many a power... and even death is not quite eternal. The commoners' great hero, Vatha Urusander, is being promoted by..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 10: Crippled God Stoc momentan epuizat

Malazan Book of the Fallen 10: Crippled God

The final, apocalyptic chapter in one of the most original, exciting and acclaimed fantasy series of our time The Bonehunters are marching to Kolanse, and to an unknown fate. Tormented and exhausted, they are an army on the brink of mutiny. But Adjunct Tavore will not relent. If she can hold her forces together, if the fragile alliances she has forged can survive and if it is within her power..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 2: Deadhouse Gates

Weakened by events in Darujhistan, the Malazan Empire teeters on the brink of anarchy. In the vast dominion of Seven Cities, in the Holy Desert Raraku, the seer Sha'ik gathers an army around her in preparation for the long-prophesied uprising named the Whirlwind. Unprecedented in its size and savagery, it will embroil in one of the bloodiest conflicts it has ever known: a maelstrom of fanaticism..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 7: Reaper's Gale

The Letherii Empire is in turmoil. Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, while the Errant, once a farseeing god, appears suddenly blind to the future. Driven by the corruption and self-interest, the empire edges ever-closer to all-out war with its neighbouring kingdoms. And the great Edur fleet draws ominously ever closer. With Karsa Orlong and Icarium Lifesteale..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 8: Toll the Hounds

The eighth book in Erikson's acclaimed Malazan Book of the Fallen fantasy sequence It is said that Hood waits at the end of every plot, every scheme, each grandiose ambition. But this time it is different: this time the Lord of Death is there at the beginning... Darujhistan swelters in the summer heat and seethes with portents, rumours and whispers. Strangers have arrived, a murderer is ab..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 9: Dust of Dreams (format de buzunar) Stoc momentan epuizat

Malazan Book of the Fallen 9: Dust of Dreams (format de buzunar)

The penultimate book in the acclaimed Malazan Book of the Fallen fantasy series On the Letherii continent the exiled Malazan army commanded by Adjunct Tavore begins its march into the eastern Wastelands, to fight for an unknown cause against an enemy it has never seen. The fate awaiting the Bonehunters is one no soldier can prepare for, and one no mortal soul can withstand - the foe is unc..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen: First Collected Tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach

BLOOD FOLLOWS - In the port city of Lamentable Moll, a diabolical killer stalks the streets and panic grips the citizens like a fever. As Emancipor Reese's legendary ill luck would have it, his previous employer is the unknown killer's latest victim. But two strangers have come to town, and they have posted in Fishmonger's Round a note, reeking of death-warded magic, requesting the services of a..

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Mr Dog & Seal Deal

A brand new young fiction series by TV broadcaster and intrepid explorer Ben Fogle, inspired by his real-life animal experiences…Co-written with best-selling children’s author Steve Cole and illustrated throughout with beautiful black and white illustrations by Nikolas Ilic.You can always count on Mr Dog to help an animal in trouble…Mr Dog is spending some time out at sea, riding the waves with th..

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Mr Dog and the Rabbit Habit

A brand new young fiction series by TV broadcaster and intrepid explorer Ben Fogle, inspired by his real-life animal experiences…Co-written with best-selling children’s author Steve Cole and illustrated throughout with beautiful black and white illustrations by Nikolas Ilic.You can always count on Mr Dog to help an animal in trouble…When a mother rabbit is captured in a trap, he ends up playing bu..

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Nothing to see Here Hotel 2: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yeti!

'Welcome back to the Nothing to See Here hotel - where we have complimentary weirdness in every room and hilarity is available twenty four hours a day' Frank Cottrell Boyce The second book in this fabulously funny series by bestselling author Steven Butler and the wonderful Steven Lenton! Having just saved the hotel from a goblin prince, Frankie Banister and the guests are looking forward to enjoy..

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Nothing to See Here Hotel 3: Sea-ing is Believing!

Welcome to The Nothing to See Here Hotel! A hotel for magical creatures run by Frankie Banister and his parents.‘Exuberant story and witty illustrations, this is my kind of book!’ Chris Riddell‘Giggles guaranteed’ Nick SharrattFrankie Banister and his family are preparing to celebrate Grandad Abraham’s 175th birthday – an occasion that’s going to be even more HONKHUMPTIOUS now that Abe’s ghost has..

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Rejoice (format mare) Stoc momentan epuizat

Rejoice (format mare)

From the bestselling author of the epic Malazan Book of the Fallen, comes a story of mankind's first contact and a warning about our future. An alien AI has been sent to the solar system as representative of three advanced species. Its mission is to save the Earth's ecosystem - and the biggest threat to that is humanity. But we are also part of the system, so the AI must make a choice. Should it..

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1914-1918: The History of the First World War

1914-1918, David Stevenson's history of the First World War, has been acclaimed as the definitive one-volume account of the conflictIn the summer of 1914 Europe exploded into a frenzy of mass violence. The war that followed had global repercussions, destroying four empires and costing millions of lives. Even the victorious countries were scarred for a generation, and we still today remain within..

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A Child's Garden of Verses (Wordsworth Children's Classics)

The sixty-four poems in A Child's Garden of Verses are a masterly evocation of childhood from the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped. They are full of delightful irony, wit and the fantasy worlds of childhood imagination, and introduce for the first time the Land of Nod. But they are also touched with a genuine and gentle pathos at times as they recall a world which seems so far away from u..

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A Murder on the Appian Way (Roma sub rosa)

Anul 52 i.Chr. E unul din cele mai tulburate. Bande rivale prada strazile Romei in vreme ce Publius Clodius, un aristocrat populist, si Titus Milo, inamicul lui, lupta pentru controlul alegerilor consulare. Cand Clodius e ucis si Milo e acuzat de crima, in cetate izbucnesc rascoale si cladirea senatului e arsa din temelii. Pompius Magnus il insarcineaza pe Gordianus Descoperitorul sa afle ce s-a..

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Black Arrow

From the beloved author of "Treasure Island" and "Kidnapped" . . . England is in the throes of the War of the Roses. As the houses of Lancaster and York vie for the crown, young Dick Shelton eagerly serves under his guardian, Sir Daniel Brackley, whose lessons he hopes will make him worthy of becoming a knight. But Sir Daniel and his allies have been targeted by the outlaws known as the fe..

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Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

From bestselling author Stephen Pinker, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature shatters the myths surrounding human behaviour and 'nature versus nurture'. Recently many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by upbringing and culture, with innate abilities playing little part. The Blank Slate shows that this view denies ..

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Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead? (editie de buzunar)

Four of the world's most renowned thinkers take on one of the biggest debates of the modern era. "It's just a brute fact that we don't throw virgins into volcanoes any more. We don't execute people for shoplifting a cabbage. And we used to." (Steven Pinker). "The idea that because things have gotten better in the past they will continue to do so in the future is a fallacy I would have thought co..

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Classics Retold)

Simplified and shortened, this accessible retelling of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' remains faithful to the original text in its treatment of the story. ..

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress (US edition)

'My new favourite book of all time' Bill Gates TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible? If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred, and irrationality. Yet Steven Pinker shows that this is an illusion - a symptom of historical amnesia..

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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World

From Steven Johnson, the bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From, comes How We Got to Now, the companion book to his six-part BBC One television series exploring the power and the legacy of great ideas. How did photography bring about social reform? What connects refrigeration to Hollywood? And how did our battle against dirt help create smartphones? In this story of ingenious breakt..

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Kidnapped & Catriona (Wordsworth Children's Classics)

Set in Scotland in 1751, Kidnapped remains one of the most exciting stories ever written. Young David Balfour, orphaned then betrayed by his Uncle Ebenezer, his so-called guardian, falls in with Alan Breck, the unscrupulous but heroic champion of the Jacobite cause. Shipwreck, murder and dramatic escape through the Highlands are just a few of the ingredients of this highly charged tale of intrigue..

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Kidnapped - HCC

The Angel Esmerelda is Don DeLillo's first collection of short stories, written between 1979 and 2011; in it he represents the wide range of human experience in contemporary America - and forces us to confront the uncomfortable shadows lurking in the background. His characters are plagued by their own deep, often unconscious, longings; they are subjected to shocking violations, exposed t..

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Knowledge Illusion

"The Knowledge Illusion is filled with insights on how we should deal with our individual ignorance and collective wisdom." --Steven Pinker We all think we know more than we actually do. We all think we know more than we actually do. Humans have built hugely complex societies and technologies, but most of us don’t even know how a pen or a toilet works. How have we achieved so much despite ..

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Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a human instinct, wired into our ..

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Long Earth 5: Long Cosmos

2070-71. Nearly six decades after Step Day and in the Long Earth, the new Next post-human society continues to evolve. For Joshua Valiente, now in his late sixties, it is time to take one last solo journey into the High Meggers: an adventure that turns into a disaster. Alone and facing death, his only hope of salvation lies with a group of trolls. But as Joshua confronts his mortality, the Long ..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 1: Gardens of the Moon

Bled dry by interminable warfare, infighting and bloody confrontations with Lord Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii, the vast, sprawling Malazan empire simmers with discontent. Even its imperial legions yearn for some respite. For Sergeant Whiskeyjack and his Bridgeburners and for Tattersail, sole surviving sorceress of the Second Legion, the aftermath of the siege of Pale should have been a ..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 3: Memories of Ice Stoc momentan epuizat

Malazan Book of the Fallen 3: Memories of Ice

The ravaged continent of Genabackis has given birth to a terrifying new empire: the Pannion Domin. Like a fanatical tide of corrupted blood, it seethes across the land, devouring all who fail to heed the Word of its elusive prophet, the Pannion Seer. In its path stands an uneasy alliance: Dujek Onearm's Host and the Bridgeburners ­ each now outlawed by the Empress ­ alongside their enemies of ol..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 4: House of Chains

In Northern Genabackis, just before the events recounted in GARDENS OF THE MOON, a raiding party of savage tribal warriors descends from the mountains into the southern flat lands. Their intention is to wreak havoc among the despised lowlanders, but for the one named Karsa Orlong it marks the beginning of what will prove an extraordinary destiny. Some years later, it is the aftermath of the C..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 5: Midnight Tides

The fifth awesome tale in Erikson's epic Malazan Book of the Fallen fantasy sequence After decades of warfare, the tribes of the Tiste Edur have at last united under the rule of the Warlock King. But peace has been exacted at a terrible price - a pact made with a hidden power whose motives are at best suspect, at worst deadly. To the south, the expansionist kingdom of Lether has devoured all ..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 6: Bonehunters

The Seven Cities Rebellion is over, Sha'ik is dead, but a last rebel force remains, holed up in the city of Y'Ghatan under the fanatical command of Leoman of the Flails. The prospect of laying siege to this ancient fortress makes the battle-weary Malaz 14th Army uneasy - for it was here that the Empire's greatest champion Dassem Ultor was slain and a tide of Malazan blood spilled... But agents o..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen 8: Toll the Hounds (format de buzunar) Stoc momentan epuizat

Malazan Book of the Fallen 8: Toll the Hounds (format de buzunar)

The eighth book in Erikson's acclaimed Malazan Book of the Fallen fantasy sequence It is said that Hood waits at the end of every plot, every scheme, each grandiose ambition. But this time it is different: this time the Lord of Death is there at the beginning... Darujhistan swelters in the summer heat and seethes with portents, rumours and whispers. Strangers have arrived, a murderer is ab..

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Malazan Book of the Fallen: Second Collected Tales of Bauchelain & Korbal Broach (format mare) Stoc momentan epuizat

Malazan Book of the Fallen: Second Collected Tales of Bauchelain & Korbal Broach (format mare)

The necromancers Bauchelain and Korbal Broach - scourges of civilization, raisers of the dead, reapers of the souls of the living, devourers of hope, betrayers of faith, slayers of the innocent and modest personifications of evil - have a lot to answer for and answer they will, but first they must lie, murder and cheat their way through three more escapades in some of the more deprived fringes a..

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Nature of the Nonprofit Sector -62%

Nature of the Nonprofit Sector

The Nature of the Nonprofit Sector is a collection of insightful and influential classic and recent readings on the existence, forms and functions of the nonprofit sector—the sector that sits between the market and government. The book encompasses everything from Andrew Carnegie’s turn-of-the-century philosophy of philanthropy to the most recent writings by current scholars and practitioners fro..

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New Arabian Nights

Stevenson published this collection of his early fiction in 1882, after the pieces had appeared in various magazines. The first half features two popular detective-story cycles, The Suicide Club and The Rajah's Diamonds, which deal with a macabre secret society and the intrigues and escapades involving exotic jewels. The second half brings together unrelated pieces, including the seminal 'The Pa..

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Nothing to See Here Hotel

'This book is so good you won't blunking believe it!' Tom Fletcher 'Hilariously funny and inventive, and I love the extraordinary creatures and the one thirty-sixth troll protagonist...' Cressida Cowell 'A rip-roaring, swashbuckling, amazerous magical adventure. Comedy Gold.' Francesca Simon ‘This hotel gets five stars from me’ Liz Pichon 'A splundishly swashbungling tale of trolls, ..

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Prehistory of the Mind: A Search for the Origins of Art, Religion and Science

How do our minds work? When did language and religious beliefs first emerge? Why was there a cultural explosion of art and creativity with the arrival of modern humans? This ground-breaking book brings the insight of archaeology to our understanding of the development and history of the human mind, combining them with ideas from evolutionary psychology in a brilliant and provocative synthesis...

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Raw Shark Texts

One of Granta's Best Young British Novelists. Eric Sanderson wakes up in a place he doesn't recognise, unable to remember who he is. All he has leftare journal entries recalling Clio, a perfect love now gone. So begins a thrilling adventure that will send Eric and his cynical cat Ian on a search for the Ludovician, the force that is threatening his life, and Dr Trey Fidorus, the only man who kno..

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Roma 1: The Epic Novel of Ancient Rome

Roma is the story of the ancient city of Rome, from its mythic beginnings as a campsite along a trade route to its emergence as the centre of the most extensive, powerful empire in the ancient world. Beginning with the prehistory days when Roma was a way station among seven hills for traders and merchants and the founding of the city itself by Romulus and Remus, critically acclaimed historical n..

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Roman Blood

A thrilling puzzle from the ancient world with real historical characters and based on a case in Cicero's Orations - Roman Blood is a perfect blend of mystery and history by a brilliant storyteller. On an unseasonably warm spring morning in 80BC, Gordianus the Finder is summoned to the house of Cicero, a young advocate and orator preparing his first important case. His client is Umbrian landowne..

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Rome 2: Empire Stoc momentan epuizat

Rome 2: Empire

In the international bestseller Roma, Steven Saylor told the story of the first thousand years of Rome by following the descendants of a single bloodline. Now, in Empire, Saylor charts the destinies of five more generations of the Pinarius family, from the reign of the first emperor, Augustus, to the glorious height of Rome's empire under Hadrian. Through the eyes of the Pinarii, we witness t..

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Rubicon: Roma sub rosa

Caesar si legiunile lui au traversat Rubiconul si se indreapta spre Roma. Pompei se pregateste sa fuga spre sud cu trupele loiale, lasand orasul fara aparare. Dar inainte de a pleca, varul si protejatul sau e gasit mort, in gradina lui Gordianus. Furios, Pompei ii porunceste sa afle cine l-a ucis. Ca sa se asigure, Pompei il ia ostatic pe ginerele lui Gordianus. ..

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Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century Stoc momentan epuizat

Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

Steven Pinker, the bestselling author of The Language Instinct, deploys his gift for explaining big ideas in The Sense of Style - an entertaining writing guide for the 21st century What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this funny, thoughtful book about the modern art of writing, Steven Pinker shows..

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Seven Wonders: Roma sub Rosa Series

Editia contine A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles si The Valley of Fear, cu ilustratiile alb-negru ale editiilor princeps...

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Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind and Body Stoc momentan epuizat

Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind and Body

A fascinating and incisive examination of our language instinct from award-winning science writer Steven Mithen. Along with the concepts of consciousness and intelligence, our capacity for language sits right at the core of what makes us human. But while the evolutionary origins of language have provoked speculation and impassioned debate, music has been neglected if not ignored. Like languag..

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