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    Courage Boys, We are Winning

    Michael B. Barry
    The events of the Rising are brought alive and explained in a readable and accessible style, illustrated with over 550 engrossing photographs and images.
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    Voices from the Front

    Peter Hart
    Oral historian Peter Hart brings together accounts from across the conflict of the Great War, from soldiers, sailors and airmen, from officers and privates alike.
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    So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighbourhood

    Patrick Modiano

    A novel by Nobel prize winning author Patrick Modiano in a new translation.

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    Now is the Time

    Melvyn Bragg
    A fictional recreation of the biggest rebellion in English history, the so-called Peasants' Revolt.
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    Islamic State

    Michael Griffin
    The story of the uprising against President Assad of Syria and his regime's varied responses; the human cost; the role played by Free Syrian Army, Islamist groups, Iran, Hezbollah and Russia; the chemical weapons attacks in 2013; and the House of Commons vote not to impose a no-fly zone over the country.
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    Ireland’s Call

    Stephen Walker
    An account of the Irish sporting heroes who died on the battlefields of the World War I, featuring the lives of Irish international sports stars from the world of football, rugby, cricket, GAA, athletics and hockey, whose lives ended in Somme, Ypres and Gallipoli.
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    Inside the O'Briens

    Lisa Genova
    From the author of Still Alice, a novel about a family struggling with the impact of Huntington’s disease.
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    Cosmosapiens

    John Hands
    Specialist scientific fields are developing at incredibly swift speeds, but what can they really tell us about how the universe began and how we humans evolved to play such a dominant role on Earth? John Hands's extraordinarily ambitious quest is to bring together this scientific knowledge and evaluate without bias or preconception all the theories and evidence about the origin and evolution of matter, life, consciousness, and humankind. This astonishing book provides the most comprehensive account yet of current ideas such as cosmic inflation, dark energy, the selfish gene, and neurogenetic determinism. In the clearest possible prose it differentiates the firmly established from the speculative and examines the claims of various fields such as string theory to approach a unified theory of everything. In doing so it challenges the orthodox consensus in those branches of cosmology, biology, and neuroscience that have ossified into dogma. Its striking analysis reveals underlying patterns of cooperation, complexification, and convergence that lead to the unique emergence in humans of a self-reflective consciousness that enables us to determine our future evolution. This groundbreaking book is destined to become a classic of scientific thinking. - See more at: http://ducknet.co.uk/books/all/Cosmosapiens#sthash.YTodmeZ0.dpuf
    Specialist scientific fields are developing at incredibly swift speeds, but what can they really tell us about how the universe began and how we humans evolved to play such a dominant role on Earth? John Hands's extraordinarily ambitious quest is to bring together this scientific knowledge and evaluate without bias or preconception all the theories and evidence about the origin and evolution of matter, life, consciousness, and humankind. This astonishing book provides the most comprehensive account yet of current ideas such as cosmic inflation, dark energy, the selfish gene, and neurogenetic determinism. In the clearest possible prose it differentiates the firmly established from the speculative and examines the claims of various fields such as string theory to approach a unified theory of everything. In doing so it challenges the orthodox consensus in those branches of cosmology, biology, and neuroscience that have ossified into dogma. Its striking analysis reveals underlying patterns of cooperation, complexification, and convergence that lead to the unique emergence in humans of a self-reflective consciousness that enables us to determine our future evolution. This groundbreaking book is destined to become a classic of scientific thinking. - See more at: http://ducknet.co.uk/books/all/Cosmosapiens#sthash.YTodmeZ0.dpuf
    John Hands brings together scientific knowledge to evaluate without bias or preconception all the theories and evidence about the origin and evolution of matter, life, consciousness, and humankind. A comprehensive account of current ideas such as cosmic inflation, dark energy, the selfish gene, and neurogenetic determinism.
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    The Women

    Alice Taylor
    Alice Taylor salutes the women whose energy and generosity made such a valuable contribution to all our lives.
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    The GAA & Revolution in Ireland 1913–1923

    Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh
    The story of how the GAA was both influenced and was influenced by the upheaval in the decade between the 1913 Lockout and the end of the Civil War in 1923. Leading writers in the field of modern Irish history and the history of sport explore the impact on ‘ordinary’ life of major events.
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    Stalin's Englishman

    Andrew Lownie
    In this first full biography, Andrew Lownie reveals the true story of Guy Burgess, the man at the heart of the Cambridge Spy Ring and a linchpin of Cold War espionage.
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    SPQR

    Mary Beard
    Mary Beard's history of Ancient Rome is a new look at Roman history exploring not only how Rome grew from an insignificant village in central Italy to a power that controlled territory from Spain to Syria, but also how the Romans thought about themselves and their achievements, and why they are still important to us.
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    Ireland Says Yes

    Gráinne Healy, Brian Sheehan & Noel Whelan
    A fast-paced, narrative account of the last 100 days of the campaign for a Yes vote in the 2015 Marriage Equality referendum in Ireland.
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    Charlie Chaplin's Wishbone and Other Stories

    Aidan Mathews

    Twelve short stories from one of Ireland’s leading practitioners of the art, Aiden Mathews, marking a welcome return of a major voice in Irish literature, unpublished since the 1990s.


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    Alive, Alive-Oh!

    Diana Athill
    Several years ago, Diana Athill accepted that she could no longer live entirely independently, and moved to a retirement home in Highgate. From this vantage point, she reflects on what it feels like to be very old, and on the moments in her long life that have risen to the surface and which sustain her in these last years.
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    1606

    James Shapiro

    A portrait of an extraordinary year in Shakespeare's life, the year of King Lear, Macbeth and Antony and Cleopatra; and for England, a year of plague and the Gunpowder Plot.

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    The Reproach of Hunger

    David Rieff
    Addresses the issues surrounding why we have failed to address the crisis of hunger in the twenty-first century, by leading expert on humanitarian aid and development David Rieff.
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    The Little Red Chairs

    Edna O'Brien
    Ten years on from her last novel, Edna O'Brien publishes a story about love, the artifice of evil, and the terrible necessity of accountability in our shattered, damaged world.
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    No Ordinary Women

    Sinead McCoole
    Spies, snipers, couriers, gun-runners, medics – women played a major role in the fight for Ireland's freedom. This extended version of the book vividly recreates the characters, personalities and courage of Ireland's revolutionary women, and includes a new introduction.
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    John Behan: The Bull of Sheriff Street

    Adrian Frazier
    Adrian Frazier’s story about his friend, Irish sculptor John Behan, following Behan’s childhood in east Dublin to his role as a pivotal member of the creative fusion that was 1960s Dublin. With over thirty full-colour photographs and illustrations.
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