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A Moment of Truth

Here is our selection of favourite new non-fiction carefully selected for you. The range includes inspirational thinkers, bold women, political outsiders and seasoned storytellers, all proving that truth is stranger than fiction...

 

Prisoners of Geography

Paperback, 02/06/2016, €12.95
A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Paperback, 30/04/2015, €12.95
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly?

Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy

Paperback, 01/12/2015, €12.15
€12.00
DUBRAY RECOMMENDED READ. Magnitsky's brutal killing has remained uninvestigated and unpunished to this day. His farcical posthumous show-trial brought Putin's regime to a new low in the eyes of the international community.

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Paperback, 23/03/2017, €12.95
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going. This book explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers?

Hillbilly Elegy

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €12.95
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read. 'THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR' Sunday Times 'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist 'The best book about the alienation within America' Evening Standard 'The memoir gripping America... Vividly articulates the despair and disillusionment of blue-collar America' Sunday Times

Pour Me: A Life

Paperback, 17/11/2016, €12.15
€12.00
A. A. Gill's compulsive memoir of the days lost to addiction.

When Breath Becomes Air

Paperback, 03/01/2017, €12.15
€12.00
At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. This book tells his story.

Dictatorland

Paperback, 11/01/2018, €20.30
€18.00
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... A vivid, heartbreaking portrait of the fate that so many African countries suffered after independence.

Global Discontents

Hardback, 27/10/2017, €17.55
€16.00

The Hidden Life of Trees

Paperback, 24/08/2017, €12.95
How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben puts groundbreaking scientific discoveries into a language everyone can relate to.

The Moth: This is a True Story

Paperback, 12/03/2015, €12.95
Before television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead.

A Little History of the World

Paperback, 19/08/2008, €12.95
In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in six weeks, and "Eine kurze Weltgeschichte fur junge Leser" was published in Vienna. This book presents his history to English-language readers.

The Silk Roads

Paperback, 01/06/2016, €14.85
€14.00

Reality is Not What it Seems

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €12.95

The Times Great Irish Lives: Obituaries of Ireland's Finest

Paperback, 08/03/2018, €12.95
Discover the fascinating lives of the figures that have shaped Ireland from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Explore the rich history of the island's cultural, social and political landscape, with more than 100 obituaries carefully curated from The Times archive.

To Be a Machine

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €12.95
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... In To Be a Machine, Mark O'Connell presents us with the first full-length exploration of transhumanism: its philosophical and scientific roots, its key players and possible futures.

Supreme Court

Paperback, 04/05/2017, €12.95

The Line Becomes A River

Paperback, 12/02/2018, €17.55
€16.00
How does a line in the sand become a barrier that people will risk everything to cross? He worked the desert along the Mexican border, at the remote crossroads of drug routes and smuggling corridors, tracking humans through blistering days and frigid nights across a vast terrain.

Janesville

Paperback, 08/02/2018, €12.95

I'll be Gone in the Dark

Paperback, 01/03/2018, €17.55
€16.00

The Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way

Paperback, 03/05/2018, €12.95
Discover why outsiders from Trump to Macron to Corbyn have risen to prominence