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  • The Spirit of Self-Help

    A Life of Samuel Smiles

    John Hunter

    Chosen for Spring 2017 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856835124 - Hardback

    This is the very human story of the Victorian writer who, in an era of startling change, gave the beleaguered individual a new perspective on his destiny by launching the self-help phenomenon.

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  • Rent Unmasked

    Rent Unmasked

    How to save the global economy and build a sustainable future

    Fred Harrison (ed.)

    Winner of the Best Achievement Award in the 2016-7 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION

    ISBN: 9780856835117 - Hardback

    The issues confronted in Rent Unmasked range from corporate tax evasion to the rise of irrational forces within democratic societies; the housing crisis to the fractured politics of the Eurozone; the misdemeanours in the banking sector to the way in which financial policies must be framed if economics is to be harmonised with ethics.

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  • The State of Freedom and Justice

    Government as if people matter most

    Michael Horsman

    Chosen for Summer 2016 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction.

    ISBN: 9780856835100 - Paperback

    We all want freedom, we all want justice, yet few have given thought to how such a state could be organised. The author, an original thinker, has taken a multi-disciplinary approach which has led to some surprising insights, rising above the current obsession of political analysis into left and right.

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  • On the Nature of Love

    On the Nature of Love

    Ficino on Plato's Symposium

    Arthur Farndell (translator)

    Finalist in 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856835094 - Paperback

    On the Nature of Love is a translation of Marsilio Ficino’s commentary to Plato’s Symposium. This edition makes Ficino’s Tuscan version available to English readers for the first time. Ficino's work was eagerly taken up by court circles throughout Europe and became part of their standard fare for the next two centuries.

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  • Eradicating Ecocide

    Eradicating Ecocide – 2nd Edition

    Laws and Governance to Stop the Destruction of the Planet

    Polly Higgins

    Winner of THE PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction, 2010-11

    ISBN: 9780856835087 - Paperback

    This is the updated version of Polly Higgins' Prize-winning book which explains the crime of Ecocide, how it will apply and who can stop the ecocide, for present and for future generations.

    "… lays the framework for us to lobby our leaders for real environmental laws and contains tips on taking action [and] outlines the steps you can take towards becoming an Erin Brockovich in your own right."
    Observer Magazine

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  • Saviour of the Nation - cover

    Saviour of the Nation

    An epic poem of Winston Churchill’s finest hour

    Brian Hodgkinson

    Chosen for Summer 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION

    ISBN: 9780856835063 - Paperback

    Winston Churchill led the British people from the brink of utter disaster to the expectation of victory in the Second World War. This engaging poem depicts him as a hero, in traditional epic poetry style, echoing the works of Homer and Virgil.

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  • Discovering God - cover image

    Discovering God

    A collection of illustrated meditations on the personality of God

    Catharine Heron

    Chosen for Spring 2015 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856835056 - paperback

    “Discovering God is a deeply insightful and extremely accessible set of meditations enriched and amplified by beautiful and sensitive illustrations – each one a meditation in itself.”  
    Abbot Stuart, OSB

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  • Pamela hansford Johnson

    Pamela Hansford Johnson

    Her Life, Works and Times

    Wendy Pollard

    Finalist in 2014-15 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832987 - Hardback

    "Pamela Hansford Johnson is a writer whose memory fully deserves to be kept alive, and she is well served by Wendy Pollard’s admirable, sympathetic biography, which does justice both to her life and to her work." Jonathan Coe, award-winning novelist and biographer

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  • Under the Guise of Spring

    The message hidden in Botticelli's Primavera

    Eugene Lane-Spollen

    Chosen for Autumn 2014 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832963 - Hardback

    Rather like the Mona Lisa, there has long been a suspicion that there is something disguised in the Primavera. A chance discovery provided the author with the key to unlocking the secret of the 500 year-old masterpiece, opening a window onto the cryptic world of the Renaissance pagan revival.

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  • Sale! Mary O'Hara - cover

    Travels with My Harp

    The Complete Autobiography of Mary O'Hara

    Mary O'Hara

    Finalist in 2012-13 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832857 - Hardback

    For over half a century Mary O'Hara's voice has delighted audiences all over the world and her recordings continue to sell. Her story is an inspiring tale of triumph over tragedy, helped by her deep religious faith and many friendships with other performers, recounted with warmth and humour in this updated version of her autobiography.

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  • The Traumatised Society

    How to Outlaw Cheating and Save our Civilisation

    Fred Harrison

    Finalist in 2012-13 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832871 - Paperback

    "[This] is a staggering work that presents nothing less than a new paradigm – yet it is based in an historical narrative and overview of political, economic and cultural history that is ancient. Simply stated the premise is this: the theft of the nation’s economic surplus is the root cause of all the world’s major problems."   Wayne Sturgeon, Fourth World Review

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  • Friend of Castlereagh

    A Historical Novel

    John Stewart

    Chosen for Autumn 2013 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832956 - Paperback

    'It takes a great imagination to write a novel - and it takes great technique to weave that seamlessly into an historical context. That is what ... John Stewart has done as his latest book hits the market ... and will be a great read.' Mark Bain, Newtownards Chronicle

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