Two of America's leading national security experts offer a definitive account of the global impact of COVID-19 and the political shock waves it will have on the United States and the world order in the 21st Century. The COVID-19 pandemic killed millions, infected hundreds of millions, and laid bare the deep vulnerabilities and inequalities of our interconnected world. The accompanying economic crash was the worst since the Great Depression, with the International Monetary Fund estimating that it..
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'IT SHOULD BE READ BY ANYONE TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF GEOPOLITICS TODAY' FINANCIAL TIMES
Three of our most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the way it is transforming human society - and what it means for us all.
An AI learned to win chess by making moves human grand masters had never conceived. Another AI discovered a new antibiotic by analysing molecular properties human scientists did not understand. No..
The second volume in the magisterial Christianity in the Making trilogy, Beginning from Jerusalem covers the early formation of the Christian faith from 30 to 70 CE. After outlining the quest for the historical church (parallel to the quest for the historical Jesus) and reviewing the sources, James Dunn follows the course of the movement stemming from Jesus "beginning from Jerusalem."
Dunn opens with a close analysis of what can be said of the earliest Jerusalem community, the Hellenists, the m..
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'James has a way to speak to your soul. This book is nothing short of comforting and heartwarming' VEX KING
'While the drawings have the charm of Winnie-the-Pooh, the captions have the depth of ancient proverbs' GUARDIAN
'A beautifully illustrated book which draws on tender moments. Exquisite' DR RANGAN CHATTERJEE
A guiding light in the darker months, Big Panda and Tiny Dr..
The slogan “Paul and the Empire” is much in vogue in New Testament scholarship today. But did Paul truly formulate his gospel in antithesis to the Roman imperial cult and ideology and seek to subvert the Empire? In Christ and Caesar Seyoon Kim first examines five epistles of Paul exegetically and shows how the dominant anti-imperial interpretation is actually difficult to sustain. Next he examines the Lukan writings (Luke-Acts) to see how Luke talks about the encounters of Paul and other gospel ..
Juan Benet’s penultimate book, The Construction of the Tower of Babel brings together two essays that testify to the multiplicity of the author’s interests, both personal and professional.
The titular essay is a meditation on Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s 1563 painting of the Tower of Babel: the first painting in European art history to feature a building as a protagonist. An engineer by trade, Benet brings his knowledge of building construction to bear on Bruegel’s creation, examining the archway..
'Illuminating . . . reveals why some people and systems are more likely to be corrupted by power than others' - Adam Grant
'Passionate, insightful, and occasionally jaw-dropping . . . Corruptible sets out the story of the intoxicating lure of power-and how it has shaped the modern world' - Peter Frankopan
'A brilliant exploration' - Dan Snow
'Klaas is the rarest of finds: a political scientist who can also tell great stories. He mixes memorable anecdotes with stern analysis to tackle one of t..
From Epic Originals comes a collection of illustrated stories serving up spooky thrills and plenty of laughs. When the lunch bell rings at Newville Elementary, you can bet that things are about to get WEIRD!
Welcome to the Cafetorium! It’s a cafeteria, a gymnasium, and possibly a portal to a world where cube-shaped mashed potatoes are plotting against the almost-definitely-robotic lunch staff. Join Liz Dawson, Declan, Remy, and the rest of Newville Elementary as they learn that when you have p..
'Compelling . . . almost Dickensian' The Times
'The best thriller writer in the world' Daily Telegraph
Jonas Merrick. At MI5 they call him 'the eternal flame', because he never goes out. Never goes undercover, or on surveillance, or kicking down doors. If he's studying a map, he's probably planning his caravan holiday.
But what the hot-shots fail to notice in Jonas is a steely concentration, a ruthless ability to find the enemy who hides in plain sight like a submerged crocodile, waiti..
December 1938, and storm clouds hover once again over Europe. Josephine Tey and Archie Penrose gather with friends for a Cornish Christmas, but two strange and brutal deaths on St Michael's Mount - and the unexpected arrival of a world famous film star, in need of sanctuary - interrupt the festivities. Cut off by the sea and a relentless blizzard, the hunt for a murderer begins.
Pivoting on a real moment in history, the ninth novel in the 'Josephine Tey' series draws on all the much-loved conve..
In 2007, Diary of a Wimpy Kid was published, introducing readers to Greg Heffley and his family, his best friend Rowley Jefferson, and the dreaded Cheese Touch.
More than 250 million copies later, Diary of a Wimpy Kid has become a beloved book all around the world. and now, for the first time ever, Greg's diary - um, make that journal - is coming to life in a full-colour, 3D animated Disney+ production.
Whether you're meeting Greg for the first time or you're a lifelong fan of Jeff Kinney's hi..
'Ingenious and intriguing' BA PARIS
'I devoured this Londoner in LA story in a day’ CAROLINE KEPNES
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‘Stylish, riveting, hugely atmospheric — I couldn’t put it down’ LUCY FOLEY
THE NEW GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MR NOBODY AND SOMETHING IN THE WATER
A woman has gone missing
But did she ever really exist?
Mia Eliot has travelled from London to LA for pilot season. This is he..
The Bone Shard Emperor is the unmissable sequel to The Bone Shard Daughter, one of the biggest fantasy debuts of 2020 - a captivating tale of magic, revolution and mystery, where a young woman's sense of identity will make or break an empire.
The Emperor is Dead. Long live the Emperor.
Lin Sukai finally sits on the throne she won at so much cost, but her struggles are only just beginning. Her people don't trust her. Her political alliances are weak. And in the northeast of the Empire, a re..
Prepare for the jaw-dropping finale of Sabaa Tahir's beloved New York Times bestselling An Ember in the Ashes fantasy series, and discover: Who will survive the storm?Picking up just a few months after A Reaper at the Gates left off…The long-imprisoned jinn are on the attack, wreaking bloody havoc in villages and cities alike. But for the Nightbringer, vengeance on his human foes is just the beginning.At his side, Commandant Keris Veturia declares herself Empress, and calls for the heads of any ..
Overcome challenges, solve puzzles, and uncover the true culprit in the fourth installment of the Escape Book series!
What started as a typical family vacation takes a turn for the worse when you and your grandfather, a security guard at the local museum, find yourselves at the center of a serious scandal. It turns out that one of the museum’s masterpieces was stolen on the same night you and your grandfather were taking an after-hours tour—since you were the only two people there, you’re the p..
Short stories from the multiple-award winning brain of Charlie Jane Anders. Enter the wild and fantastic worlds of one of the brightest minds in science fiction today.
A short story collection packed with infinite worlds and infinite possibilities, from the electric talents of Charlie Jane Anders.
Cracking open science fiction and fantasy ideas with joyous exuberance, expect a riotous cavalcade of ideas. With Anders at the wheel, expect audactious imagination and a joyful reinvention of the fr..
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The Ex Hex is a spellbinding rom-com with a twist, think Practical Magic in Gilmore Girls' Stars Hollow . . .
New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins, writing as Erin Sterling, casts a spell with a spine-tingling romance full of wishes, witches, and hexes gone wrong.
Readers are LOVING The Ex Hex!
'If Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Gilmore Girls had a book baby, it would be THE EX HEX. And yes, it's just as glorious as it sounds!'
'I loved and adored everything..
The biggest science fiction series of the decade comes to an incredible conclusion in the ninth and final novel in James S.A. Corey's Hugo-award winning space opera that inspired the Prime Original series.
"An all-time genre classic." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Hugo Award Winner for Best Series
The Laconian Empire has fallen, setting the thirteen hundred solar systems free from the rule of Winston Duarte. But the ancient enemy that killed the gate builders is awake, and the war a..
In their fifth thrilling adventure, the explorers journey deep into the Bubble Ocean on their quest to stop the evil Collector, but time is running out . . .
The Poison Tentacle Sea was home to the powerful Bone Current. As they had feared, it gave a sudden surge and pulled them in.
Half-mermaid Ursula Jellyfin has always longed for adventure, and this time the stakes are higher than ever. The Collector is holding a group of children prisoner on Pirate Island, and it's up to Ursula and her fri..
#1 Sunday Times bestselling author of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, launches her incredible world of super beings with this ALL-NEW dazzlingly illustrated graphic novel set in the five years between Vicious and Vengeful. A must for all Schwab fans everywhere!
This collection also features, for the first time ever in print, Schwab’s original 2013 text short story Warm Up, which is set in the Vicious universe.
Taking place in the years between VICIOUS and VENGEFUL, ExtraOrdinary follows the..
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of How to Fail and Magpie
‘Elizabeth Day has revolutionised the way we see failure’ Stylist
‘A beautiful timely and humane book’ Alain de Botton
‘Most failures can teach us something meaningful about ourselves if we choose to listen'
In Failosophy Elizabeth Day brings together all the lessons she has learned, from conversations with the guests on her award-winning How to Fail podcast, from stories shared with her by readers and listeners, and from her..
From the award-winning co-author of I Am Malala, this book asks just how the might of NATO, with 48 countries and 140,000 troops on the ground, failed to defeat a group of religious students and farmers? How did the West’s war in Afghanistan and across the Middle East go so wrong?
Farewell Kabul tells how the West turned success into defeat in the longest war fought by the United States in its history and by Britain since the Hundred Years War. It is the story of well-intentioned men and women ..
In this ground-breaking guide, New York Times bestselling author and leading natural health practitioner Dr Joseph Mercola explains how nearly all disease - including cancer - is caused by defective metabolic processes. This astonishing truth could revolutionize our understanding of other diseases and show us a radical new path to optimal health.
Dr Mercola breaks down complicated science into easily digestible facts to help you understand how a damaged metabolism affects your health, and how t..
Originally published in 1973, the ground-breaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation—and sold more than twelve million copies. Now, after thirty years, the iconic novel still stands as a timeless tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood...
A groundbreaking history of how the Christian “West” emerged from the ancient Mediterranean world In this acclaimed history of Early Christendom, Judith Herrin shows how—from the sack of Rome in 410 to the coronation of Charlemagne in 800—the Christian “West” grew out of an ancient Mediterranean world divided between the Roman west, the Byzantine east, and the Muslim south. Demonstrating that religion was the period’s defining force, she reveals how the clash over graven images, banned by Islam,..
From bestselling historian Adrian Goldsworthy, a profoundly authentic, action-packed adventure set on Rome's Danubian frontier.
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The Dacian kingdom and Rome are at peace, but no one thinks that it will last. Sent to command an isolated fort beyond the Danube, centurion Flavius Ferox can sense that war is coming, but also knows that enemies may be closer to home.
Many of the Brigantes under his command are former rebels and convicts, as likely to kill him as obey an order. And the..
Fungal Families of the World portrays the immense diversity of the Kingdom Fungi. As well as basic information on all currently recognised families, detailed entries are provided on over 250 key families, describing their morphology, ecology, phylogeny, distribution and economic significance. Key Features: - 536 fungal families included, some published in 2007 - New A4 format - Nearly 900 full colour illustrations - Carefully selected references to aid further reading This major reference work w..
The new children’s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams – an extraordinarily brilliant and rollicking mystery adventure illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross, and the sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Gangsta Granny.
‘Walliams balances high comedy with an emotional message’ Daily Mail
‘Walliams does comedy with profound, genuine heart’ Guardian
Ben is getting used to life without his beloved granny. She was a cabbage enthusiast, a Scrabble partner… and an international..
The epic romance of Lei and Wren comes to a breathtaking conclusion in the explosive finale to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling Girls of Paper and Fire series.
'Don't struggle, Lei-zhi. It's time to take you back to the Hidden Palace. You're going home.'
The jaw-dropping conclusion to Girls of Storm and Shadow left the fates of Lei and Wren hanging in the balance. There's one thing Lei notes - she can never return to the Hidden Palace. The trauma and tragedy she suffered behind those ..
'A wonderful book.'
Gregory Nagy, Harvard University
Ian Morris, author of Why the West Rules-For Now
The way we think. The way we learn. The entertainment we seek. The way we are governed.
It all began on the mountains and islands of Europe's southeastern edge, more than 3,000 years ago.
The Greeks is the story of a culture that has contributed more than any other to the way we live now in the West. It is a story that travels the entire globe a..
*WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION 2021*
'Truly one hell of a book.' CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS, author of QUEENIE
'Powerful, timely, and provocative' ABI DARÉ
'An important book and everyone should read it' IMRAN MAHMOOD'More than lives up to its title' CHARLES YU
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THIS IS A TRUE STORY.
An author goes on a book tour for his new bestseller Hell of a Book - which, as people keep telling him, is one hell of a book.
THIS IS A COMING-OF-AGE STORY.
One morning, he meets The Kid ..
The story of a pivotal moment in modern world history, when Arabs established a representative democracy--and how the West crushed it
When Europe's Great War engulfed the Ottoman Empire, Arab nationalists rose in revolt against their Turkish rulers and allied with the British on the promise of an independent Arab state. In October 1918, the Arabs' military leader, Prince Faisal, victoriously entered Damascus and proclaimed a constitutional government in an independent Greater Syria.
'Riveting . . . Essential reading' GUARDIAN
'Packed with hair-raising revelations' OBSERVER
The definitive behind-the-scenes story of Trump's final year in office, by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig, the Pulitzer Prize winning reporters and authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller, A Very Stable Genius
The true story of what took place in Donald Trump's White House during a disastrous 2020 has never before been told in full. What was really going on around the president, as the government f..
A NEW, BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED HARDBACK EDITION OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER, PUBLISHED ON ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARY.
'Witty and erudite ... stuffed with the kind of arcane information that nobody strictly needs to know, but which is a pleasure to learn nonetheless.' Nick Duerden, Independent.
'Particularly good ... Forsyth takes words and draws us into their, and our, murky history.' William Leith, Evening Standard.
The Etymologicon is an occasionally ribald, frequently witty and un..
Return to the world of the Invisible Library for Irene's most perilous mission yet . . .
Librarian Spy Irene is heading into danger. Not for the first time, but could this be her last? She’s tasked with a terrifyingly dangerous solo mission to eliminate an old enemy, which must be kept secret at all costs. But even more troubling news emerges. Multiple worlds are disappearing – and the Library may have something to do with it.
Determined to uncover the truth behind the vanished worlds, Irene a..
James Dunn is regarded worldwide as one of today's foremost biblical scholars. Having written groundbreaking studies of the New Testament and a standard work on Paul's theology, Dunn here turns his pen to the rise of Christianity itself. Jesus Remembered is the first installment in what will be a monumental three-volume history of the first 120 years of the faith.
Focusing on Jesus, this first volume has several distinct features. It garners the lessons to be learned from the quest for the histo..
In bestselling author Steve Berry's stunning novel, former Justice Department agent Cotton Malone encounters information from a secret World War II dossier that, if proven true, would not only rewrite history - it could change the political landscape of Europe forever.
Two candidates are vying to become Chancellor of Germany. One is a patriot who has served for many years, the other a usurper, stoking the flames of nationalistic hate. Both harbour secrets, but only one knows the truth about the..
The Sunday Times bestseller.
One sister. Two sinful princes. Infinite deception with a side of revenge . . . Welcome to Hell.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Kerri Maniscalco comes the sizzling and sweepingly romantic sequel to Kingdom of the Wicked.
With the enigmatic Prince of Wrath at her side, Emilia sold her soul to become Queen of the Wicked and travelled to the Seven Circles to fulfil her vow of avenging her beloved sister.
But the first rule in the court of the ..
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IT WAS THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME: PROTECT HER
Before Owen Michaels disappears, he manages to ..
Don’t miss the brand-new chilling gothic thriller from the bestselling author . . .
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‘This ghost story is a perfect mix of propulsive plot and shivers-up-the-spine spookiness’ Good Housekeeping
Upon the cliffs of a remote Scottish island, Lòn Haven, stands a lighthouse.
A lighthouse that has weathered more than storms.
A NEW EDITION TO TIE IN WITH THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILM DIRECTED BY MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL,
STARRING OLIVIA COLMAN, DAKOTA JOHNSON AND PAUL MESCAL
From the international bestselling author of MY BRILLIANT FRIEND
Leda is devoted to her work as an English teacher and to her two children. When her daughters leave home to be with their father in Canada, Leda anticipates a period of loneliness and longing. Instead, slightly embarrassed by the sensation, she feels liberated, as if her life has become ..
A prizewinning Japanese murder mystery classic
'An eerie gem' The Times
'An outstanding puzzle' Publishers Weekly
In a Tokyo boarding house for single women, every resident seems to be hiding something: the virtuoso violinist tortured by guilt, the mysterious white-haired medium, the recluse who sets the table every night for a guest who never comes…
When the master key to all 150 rooms is stolen, the residents are gripped by paranoia. Who is sneaking about and prying into matters they thoug..
Every year, in the heart of the Nile Delta, a festival takes place that was for centuries the biggest in the Muslim world: the mulid of al-Sayyid Ahmad al-Badawi of Tanta. Since the thirteenth century millions of believers from neighboring regions and countries have flooded into Tanta, Egypt's fourth-largest city, to pay devotional homage to al-Badawi, a much-loved saint who cures the impotent and renders barren women fertile. This book tells for the first time the history of a mulid that for lo..
The international literary icon opens his eclectic closet and shares photos of his extensive unique personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of the writer rarely seen by the public.
This is the ultimate gift for Murakami fans.
Haruki Murakami's books have galvanized millions around the world. Many of his fans know about his 10,000-vinyl-record collection, and his obsession with running, but few have heard about a more intimate, and perhaps more unique, passion: his..
* INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER *
"A rollicking, foil-mouthed" [memoir]....Boehner has delivered a classic Washington "tell-all," albeit one with his typical jocular style." --The Washington Post
Former Speaker of the House John Boehner shares colorful tales from the halls of power, the smoke-filled rooms around the halls of power, and his fabled tour bus.
John Boehner is the last of a breed. At a time when the arbiters of American culture were obses..
Join Monkey D. Luffy and his swashbuckling crew in their search for the ultimate treasure, One Piece!
As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber…at the cost of never being able to swim again! Years, later, Luffy sets off in search of the “One Piece,” said to be the greatest treasure in the world...
The Straw Hats’ adventures in the samurai kingdom of Wano keep getting crazier! And when t..
"It is a joy to discover that this much loved interwar classic is available in an excellent new English-language translation. Sean Cotter's translation beautifully captures the novel's atmosphere of hedonism and decay as well as the voices of the 'rakes' who strive to find 'oblivion' in 'a life of debauchery.'" --Gabi Reigh, translator of The Town with Acacia Trees by Mihail Sebastian
"In Craii de Curtea Veche Mateiu Caragiale takes us through an intricate labyrinth of nostalgic memories and fa..
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'Riveting, heart-wrenching and full of Old Hollywood glamour' BuzzFeed'This wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet and her tumultuous Tinseltown journey comes with unexpected twists and the most satisfying of drama' PopSugar
From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six in which a legendary film actress reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine.
Perfect for fans of Tahereh Mafi's New York Times bestselling Shatter Me trilogy, this book collects the first two companion novellas, Fracture Me and Destroy Me, for a thrilling insight into the minds of Juliette's two great loves - Adam and Warner.
The mind-blowing events between Shatter Me and Unravel Me are told here from Warner's point of view. Even though Juliette shot him in order to escape, Warner can't stop thinking about her - and he'll do anything to get her back. But when ..
Spensa’s life as a Defiant Defense Force pilot has been far from ordinary.
She proved herself one of the best starfighters in the human enclave of Detritus and she saved her people from extermination at the hands of the Krell – the enigmatic alien species that has been holding them captive for decades. What’s more, she travelled light-years from home as a spy to infiltrate the Superiority, where she learned of the galaxy beyond her small, desolate planet home. Now, the Superiority – the governi..
A startling novella from the heir to Haruki Murakami and Gabriel García Márquez
Trapped in Tokyo, left behind by a series of girlfriends, the narrator of Slow Boat sizes up his situation. His missteps, his violent rebellions, his tiny victories. But he is not a passive loser, content to accept all that fate hands him. He attempts one last escape to the edges of the city, holding the only safety net he has known - his dreams.
Filled with lyrical longing and humour, Slow Boat captures perfectly ..