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The Prince

• <b>Author:</b> Niccolò Machiavelli<p>This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad.<p>"All states, all powers, that have held and hold rule over men …

Dirty Wars

• <b>Author:</b> Jeremy Scahill<p>In this story from the frontlines of the undeclared battlefields of the War on Terror, Jeremy Scahill exposes America's new approach to war: fought far from any declared battlefield, by units that do not officially exist, in thousands of operations a month that are never …

Freedom Ain't Free

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Mcfarland<p>Freedom Ain’t Free goes beyond the partisan rhetoric of the day to explain how our current government is removing rights in the name of protecting them. Jay Mcfarland cuts through today's emotional arguments and clearly defines how a free society is supposed to function, and …

Race of a Lifetime

• <b>Author:</b> John Heilemann & Mark Halperin<p>Forget everything you think you know about the making of the most powerful man on the planet. President Barack Obama's triumph was not inevitable: it was the end product of a brilliant, calculated, convention-defying political campaign. In a race that will be …

Letters From Burma

• <b>Author:</b> Aung San Suu Kyi<p><i>Letters from Burma</i> - an unforgettable collection from the Nobel Peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi<p>In these astonishing letters, Aung San Suu Kyi reaches out beyond Burma's borders to paint for her readers a vivid and poignant picture of her native land.<p>Here she celebrates …

Discordia

• <b>Author:</b> Laurie Penny & Molly Crabapple<p>DISCORDIA is a story of courage and collapse in a country and a culture struggling to map out its future. A short ebook combining a 24,000-word essay with 36 detailed drawings, DISCORDIA is a feminist-art-gonzo-journalism project conceived at Occupy Wall Street …

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

• <b>Author:</b> Ludwig Wittgenstein<p>Perhaps this book will be understood only by someone who has himself already had the thoughts that are expressed in it—or at least similar thoughts.—So it is not a textbook.—Its purpose would be achieved if it gave pleasure to one person who read and understood it.<br>The …

The Undercover Economist

• <b>Author:</b> Tim Harford<p>Ever wondered why the gap between rich and poor nations is so great, or why it's so difficult to get a foot on the property ladder, or where the banks went wrong? This book offers the hidden story behind these and other forces that shape our day-to-day lives, often without our …

War Crimes & Atrocities

• <b>Author:</b> Janice Anderson and Others<p>Suffering and torture inflicted on innocent civilians with apparent impunity. The German concentration camps of World War II, the horrors of the Vietnam War, the rape and brutality during the break-up of Yugoslavia and the Hutu massacres of Tutsis in Rwanda. these …

Kant: Philosophy in an Hour

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Strathern<p>Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Kant in just one hour.<p>Immanuel Kant taught and wrote prolifically about physical geography yet never travelled farther than forty miles from his home in Königsberg. Appropriately, his philosophy …

The World's Most Evil People

• <b>Author:</b> Rodney Castleden<p>They had a choice between good and evil. They chose evil without hesitation, doubt or remorse.<br>There are many evil people in the world. From evil tyrants who deliberately and systematically commit horrific crimes on a grand scale, killing, torturing, bombing and maiming to …

Scandalous Women of the English Aristocracy

In her lovely memoir <i>Daughter of Empire</i>, due out in US next month, Lady Pamela Hicks spills the dirt on the British aristocracy in the refined and …

How Hard Can It Be?

• <b>Author:</b> Jeremy Clarkson<p><i>How Hard Can it Be?</i> is the fourth hilarious volume in Jeremy Clarkson's <i>The World According to Clarkson</i> series.<p><b>How hard can it be...</b><p>To build a power station without upsetting the eco-mentalists? To seek world domination if you've been hit the ugly stick? For the Met Office to …

The True History of the Blackadder

• <b>Author:</b> J. F. Roberts<p>British history as we know it is a cluttered patchwork of questionable stories which have been re-written, re-evaluated and ridiculed, and yet there is still an unquestioned narrative thread which runs through the nation's historical record, accepted as fact. But final …

QI: The Book of General Ignorance - The Noticeably Stouter Edition

• <b>Author:</b> John Lloyd & John Mitchinson<p>An indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, <i>QI</i>.<p>From the bestselling authors of <i>The Book of General Ignorance</i> comes a noticeably stouter edition, with 26% extra facts and figures perfect …

Confessions

• <b>Author:</b> Amber Stephens<p>“My name is Shelley… and I’m a sex addict.”<p>Follow Shelley as her passions awaken in this erotic journey perfect for anyone who loved Fifty Shades of Grey.<p>(First published as ‘The Secret Diary of a Sex Addict’)<p>Shelley Matthews is married to her job as a journalist at a glossy …