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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 ...
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 ...

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...
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...
Dawn of the new everything
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Jaron Lanier, 'the father of Virtual Reality . a high-tech genius' (Sunday Times), tells the extraordinary story of how in just over three decades Vir...

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, ...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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 ...

Dawn of the new everything
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Welcome to a mind-expanding, life-enhancing, world-changing adventure.'The father of virtual reality' (Sunday Times) explains why virtual reality pres...
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 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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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 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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

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...