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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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  • East Meets West

    John Adago

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

    ISBN: 9780856832864 - Paperback

    "In East Meets West John Adago engagingly describes some of the most significant figures in this subtle and profound history. It is a welcome addition to the global conversation." Philip Goldberg, author of American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West

    £13.95Add to basket
  • 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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  • 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

    £17.95Add to basket
  • Hoodwinking Churchill - cover

    Hoodwinking Churchill

    Tito's Great Confidence Trick

    Peter Batty

    Finalist in 2011-12 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832826 - Hardback

    'This minutely researched and closely argued tour-de-force of revisionist history ... forces us to rethink a critical aspect of the Second World War in Yugoslavia.' Sir Jeremy Isaacs.

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  • Marcus Aurelius

    The Dialogues

    Alan Stedall

    Chosen for August 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832369 - Hardback

    The Dialogues afford Marcus and his guests the opportunity to express their views on such topics as the brevity of life and the need to seek meaning; the pursuit of purpose; the supreme good and the pursuit of a virtuous life.

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  • No End to Snowdrops - cover

    No End to Snowdrops

    A Biography of Kathleen Raine

    Philippa Bernard

    Chosen for October 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832680 - Hardback

    Philippa Bernard follows Kathleen Raine's struggle against the constrictions of her suburban childhood to her exciting days at Girton College in the twenties, where she became friends with many brilliant writers, artists and scientists.

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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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  • On the Nature of Poetry - cover

    On the Nature of Poetry

    Kenneth Verity

    Chosen for June 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832468 - Hardback

    Almost a library in one volume, this unusual book, written by an accomplished poet, examines the 4000 years old phenomenon of poetry. It explains the underlying power of this art form and how its effect is exerted over human hearts and understanding.

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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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  • The Predator Culture

    The Systemic Roots and Intent of Organised Violence

    Fred Harrison

    Finalist in 2010-11 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832734 - Paperback

    Fred Harrison shows how the violence, whether from territorial conquest or colonialism, at the birth of nation states splits the population into victors and vanquished and is perpetuated through the global economic system.

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  • Re-Solving the Economic Puzzle

    How to save the enterprise system and trigger sustainable economic recovery

    Walter Rybeck

    Finalist in 2011-12 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832819 - Paperback

    'Here [Rybeck] gives us a multifaceted and enlightening book combining public policy analysis and autobiography - Rybeck is probably best known for developing the concept that land value taxation is actually a 'super user charge' (1983).'
    Stephen Barton, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Jan 2013

    £18.95Add to basket