Books by Publisher: ALLEN LANE

    Lost Kingdom

    By Serhii Plokhy

    Hardback £14.46

    An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected its politics for centuries In 2014, Russia annexed Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this violation of national sovereignty was in fact only the...

    Bread for All

    By Chris Renwick

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    'Makes a gripping human story out of the wisest and most progressive policy achievement of any government in the history of the world ... the welfare state deserves books this good' Stuart Maconie, New Statesman, Books of the Year 'A brilliant book, full of little revelations' Jon Cruddas, Prospect 'Carefully...

    Asia\'s Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

    By Richard McGregor

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    The dramatic story of the relationship between the world's three largest economies, one that is shaping the future of us all, by one of the foremost experts on east AsiaFor more than half a century, American power in the Pacific has successfully kept the peace. But it has also cemented...

    Lovers and Strangers

    By Clair Wills

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    TLS BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 'Generous and empathetic ... opens up postwar migration in all its richness' Sukhdev Sandhu, Guardian 'Groundbreaking, sophisticated, original, open-minded ... essential reading for anyone who wants to understand not only the transformation of British society after the war but also its character today' Piers...

    Cold War

    By Odd Arne Westad

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    'Odd Arne Westad's daring ambition, supra-nationalist intellect, polyglot sources, masterly scholarship and trenchant analysis make The Cold War a book ofresounding importance for appraising our global future as well as understanding our past' Richard Davenport-Hines, TLS, Books of the Year As Germany and then Japan surrendered in 1945 there was...

    After Kathy Acker: A Biography

    By Chris Kraus

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    Kathy Acker: Rich girl, street punk, scholar, stripper, victim, media-whore ... and cultural icon. The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are wrapped in mythologies, many of them created by her. Twenty years after her untimely death aged just 50, Acker's legend has faded, but her writing has become clearer....

    Animals Among Us

    By John Bradshaw

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    'A pioneering study ... richly, empathetically and affectionately respectful of the human-animal bond' Sunday TimesWhy do humans love animals? The bestselling author of In Defence of Dogs and Cat Sense gives us the answers.Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have...

    Improbable Destinies

    By Jonathan Losos

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    A dazzling tour of evolution in action that sheds light on one of the greatest debates in science The natural world is full of fascinating instances of convergence: phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards that have evolved independently, multiple times. Convergence suggests that evolution is predictable, and if...

    Inheritors of the Earth

    By Chris D. Thomas

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    It is accepted wisdom today that human beings have irrevocably damaged the natural world. Yet what if this narrative obscures a more hopeful truth?In Inheritors of the Earth, renowned ecologist and environmentalist Chris D. Thomas overturns the accepted story, revealing how nature is fighting back.Many animals and plants actually benefit...

    Collecting the World

    By James Delbourgo

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    'Nothing so fully displays the grandeur of his mind as his immense and rare collections ... perhaps the fullest and most curious in the world', National Gazette, 1753 Hans Sloane 1660-1753 was the greatest collector of his time, and one of the greatest of all time. His name is familiar...

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