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The hope circuit
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One of the most important psychologists alive today tells the story of the transformation of modern psychology through the lens of his own career and ...
At the existentialist café
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Shortlisted for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman PrizeParis, near the turn of 1932-3. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on ...

Born lippy
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A RADIO 4 'BOOK OF THE WEEK'Sometimes it's hard to be a woman and sometimes it's time to be a hard woman . . . This is a book for all those times.Once...
The philosophy book
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Explaining more than 100 of the most important big ideas and groundbreaking theories of key philosophers in a clear and simple way, this is the perfec...

Memories, dreams, reflections
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'I can understand myself only in the light of inner happenings. It is these that make up the singularity of my life, and with these my autobiography d...
Labyrinths
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The story of Emma and Carl Jung's highly unconventional marriage, their relationship with Freud, and their part in the early years of Psychoanalysis.E...

The unexpected joy of being sober
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'An icon of the Quit Lit movement' - Cond? Nast Traveller 'Fascinating' - Bryony Gordon 'Not remotely preachy' - The...
The history of philosophy
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The first truly authoritative and accessible history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions'If there is any such person in Britain...

Autobiophilosophy
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AutoBioPhilosophy is an astonishingly frank and original autobiography that explores the fundamental question of what it means to be human.Robert Rowl...
What would Nietzsche do?
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What Would Nietzsche Do? uses the key ideas of more than 80 philosophical thinkers, past and present, to shine new light onto today's everyday proble...

The pope
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On 28 February 2013, a 600-year-old tradition was shattered: the conservative Pope Benedict XVI made a startling announcement. He would resign. Reelin...
Autobiography
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It may be useful that there should be some record of an education which was unusual and remarkable John Stuart Mill (1806-73), philosopher, economist...

David Sedaris diaries
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In Theft by Finding, David Sedaris opened up his written diaries (and himself) to the world in an unprecedented way. Now, in this illustrated volume, ...
Isolation shepherd
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In August 1956 a young shepherd, his wife, two-year-old daughter and ten-day-old son sat huddled in a small boat on Loch Monar in Ross-shire as a stor...

What it means to be human
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What is the role of fate in our lives? Why should we avoid repeating patterns? And how can we identify our purpose?In What It Means To Be Human, forme...
The lost boys
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An Irish Independent book of the year. The fascinating true story of one of the most controversial psychological experiments of the modern era - a re...

Heidegger
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Martin Heidegger was an ordinary Nazi and a loyal member of the provincial petty bourgeoisie. He was also a seminal thinker of the Continental traditi...
The Lives of Erich Fromm
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Erich Fromm was a political activist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, philosopher, and one of the most important intellectuals of the twentieth century. ...

The age of genius
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What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching Macbeth at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of ...
The secrets of my life
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER In this remarkable memoir - written with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Buzz Bissinger during her pivotal first years o...

Martin Heidegger
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One of the century's greatest philosophers, without whom there would be no Sartre, no Foucault, no Frankfurt School, Martin Heidegger was also a man o...
Philosophical temperaments
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Peter Sloterdijk turns his keen eye to the history of western thought, conducting colorful readings of the lives and ideas of the world's most influen...

A circle of sisters
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The Macdonald sisters -- Alice, Georgiana, Agnes and Louisa -- started life among the ranks of the lower-middle classes, with little prospect of socia...
Jean Gerson and the last Medieval Reformation
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In this biography of the noted French philosopher and theologian Jean Gerson, the first since 1929, Brian Patrick McGuire presents a compelling portra...

Adam Smith
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Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But what he really thought, a...
Spinoza
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Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677) was one of the most important philosophers of all time; he was also arguably the most radical and controversial. This was t...

The hero's journey
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Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of the twentieth century, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This masterfully crafted ...
Hume
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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the entire career of one of Britain's greatest men of letters. It sets in biographical a...

The novel inside you
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This is so much more than How To Write, it's How To Live. Part-memoir and part-tutorial, this book asks 'Where do you get your ideas from?' and, mir...
Who will love me now?
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Sunday Times bestselling foster carer Maggie Hartley faces one of the toughest challenges of her career when she is forced to choose between two chil...

Elinor Ostrom
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Elinor Ostrom was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics. She has been at the forefront of New Institutional Economics and Public Choice ...
Maybe you should talk to someone
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Ever wonder what your therapist is thinking? Now you can find out, as therapist and New York Times-bestselling author Lori Gottlieb takes us behind th...

In search of the good
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One of the founding fathers of bioethics describes the development of the field and his thinking on some of the crucial issues of our time. Daniel Cal...
Walter Benjamin
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Walter Benjamin is one of the twentieth century's most important intellectuals, and also one of its most elusive. His writings-mosaics incorporating p...

Grand Hotel Abyss
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Who were the Frankfurt School-Benjamin, Adorno, Marcuse, Horkheimer-and why do they matter today?In 1923, a group of young radical German thinkers and...
Death in ten minutes
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'Fierce, fresh and feminist, Fern Riddell tells the story of Suffragette Kitty Marion in a way that fizzes and shocks. Exciting, twisty and very very ...

Isaac Newton and natural philosophy
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Isaac Newton is one of the greatest scientists in history, yet the spectrum of his interests was much broader than that of most contemporary scientist...
Born lippy
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'Feisty and funny' Sunday ExpressSometimes it's hard to be a woman and sometimes it's time to be a hard woman . . . This is a book for all those times...

Up close and personal
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Combining rich personal accounts from twelve veteran anthropologists with reflexive analyses of the state of anthropology today, this book is a trea...
Adam Smith
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'A superb book' Financial Times, Books of the YearAdam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential econo...

Spitalfields life
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I am going to write every single day and tell you about my life here in Spitalfields at the heart of London... Drawing comparisons with Pepys, Mayhew...
Thinking in time
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In recent years, we have grown accustomed to philosophical language that is intensely self-conscious and rhetorically thick, often tragic in tone. It...

On Augustine
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Since his retirement as Archbishop of Canterbury and his return to academic life (Master of Magdalene College Cambridge) Rowan Williams has demonstrat...
The secrets of my life
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERIn this remarkable memoir - written with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Buzz Bissinger during her pivotal first years of...

The psychology book
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Explaining more than 100 of the most important big ideas and groundbreaking theories in the field of psychology in a clear and simple way, this is the...
Confessions of a sociopath
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M. E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her, m...

Too young to be a mum
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When sixteen-year-old Jess arrives on foster carer Maggie Hartley's doorstep with her newborn son Jimmy, she has nowhere else to go.Arriving straight ...
Growing pains
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'A remarkable, powerful, tender and insightful book that will change lives' Stephen Fry'A unique book . . . The stories [Shooter] tells are poignant a...

Sex v survival
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Who was Sabina Spielrein? Her dramatic life story is most famous for her notorious affair with Carl Jung, dramatised in the film A Dangerous Method st...
Walden or, life in the woods
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In this classic of American literature, Thoreau gives an account of his two years' experience of the 'simple life' in the woods, telling how he sought...