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A Moment of Truth

Here is our selection of favourite new non-fiction carefully selected for you. The range includes real life heroes, historical figures, business icons and glamorous socialites, all proving truth is stranger than fiction...

 

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?

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomor

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?

When Breath Becomes Air

Paperback, 05/01/2017, €11.70
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.

The Silk Roads

Paperback, 01/06/2016, €14.30
€14.00

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

Paperback, 01/12/2015, €11.70
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.

Pour Me: A Life

Paperback, 17/11/2016, €11.70
A. A. Gill's compulsive memoir of the days lost to addiction.