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Burning the Books: RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK: A History of Knowledge Under Attack

9781529378771
Ovenden, Richard
'A stark and important warning about the value of knowledge . . . Vital reading for this day and age' PETER FRANKOPAN
$20.76
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Home: A Short History of an Idea

9780140102314
Rybczynski, Witold
$28.24
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Death by Design at Alcatraz

9781954081284
Poon, Anthony
A tale of death and intrigue examines arrogance, ambition, and redemption. Who will succeed - and at what cost?
$35.79
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The Landscape of Utopia: Writings on Everyday Life, Taste, Democracy, and Design

9780367759155
Waterman, Tim (The Bartlett School of Ar
$56.65
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The Open Society and Its Enemies

9780691210841
Popper, Karl R.
$47.22
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The Fountainhead

9780141188621
Rand, Ayn
Tells the story of Howard Roark, a brilliant architect who dares to stand alone against the hostility of second-hand souls. First published in 1943, this novel presents a view of man's creative potential. It is about ambition, power, gold and love.
$18.87
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The Architecture of Happiness

9780241970058
Botton, Alain De
What makes a house truly beautiful? Why are many new houses so ugly? Why do we argue so bitterly about sofas and pictures - and can differences of taste ever be satisfactorily resolved? This book explores one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs: with our houses and their furnishings.
$20.76
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In Praise of Shadows

9780099283577
Tanizaki, Junichiro
This is an enchanting essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. Tanizaki's eye ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as perfect descriptions of lacquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
$15.09
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Invisible Cities

9780099429838
Calvino, Italo
In Invisible Cities Marco Polo conjures up cities of magical times for his host, the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan, but gradually it becomes clear that he is actually describing one city: Venice.
$16.98
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