Series: Start with WhyHow Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take ActionCD-AudioSimon Sinek9781984842305$47.00BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Jun 26, 2018
The inspiring, life-changing bestseller by the author of LEADERS EAT LAST and TOGETHER IS BETTER. In 2009, Simon Sinek started a movement to help people become more inspired at work, and in turn inspire their colleagues and customers. Since then, millions have been touched by the power of his ideas, including more than 28 million who’ve watched his TED Talk based on START WITH WHY—the third most popular TED video of all time. Sinek starts with a fundamental question: Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and... + Read More
Series: VoxCD-AudioChristina Dalcher9781984843531$54.00FICTION Aug 21, 2018
One of Entertainment Weekly’s and SheReads’ books to read after The Handmaid’s TaleOne of Good Morning America’s “Best Books to Bring to the Beach This Summer”Set in a United States in which half the population has been silenced, Vox is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter.On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than one hundred words per day, Dr. Jean McClellan is in denial. This can’t happen here. Not in America. Not to her. This is just the beginning…... + Read More
Series: Lake SuccessA NovelPaperbackGary Shteyngart9781984841520$40.00FICTION Sep 04, 2018
The bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story returns with a biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times. “Gary Shteyngart has held up a mirror to American culture that is so accurate, and so devastating, that it makes you want to break the mirror right over your own head. I mean this as a good thing.”—Elizabeth Gilbert Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigati... + Read More
Series: The Spy and the TraitorThe Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold WarPaperbackBen Macintyre9781984841537$40.00HISTORY Sep 18, 2018
The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War. If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British double-agent Kim Philby, it was Oleg Gordievsky. The son of two KGB agents and the product of the best Soviet institutions, the savvy, sophisticated Gordievsky grew to see his nation’s communism as both criminal and philistine. He took his first posting for ... + Read More
If you want to learn about yourself, start by exploring the world around you. Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who wants to become a writer and sets off on a journey in search of a deeper meaning for his life: first on the famous “Death Train” to Bolivia, th... + Read More
Series: The Witch ElmA NovelCD-AudioTana French9781984837981$73.00FICTION Oct 09, 2018
A brilliant new work of suspense from “the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years.” (Washington Post)From the writer who “inspires cultic devotion in readers” (The New Yorker) and has been called “incandescent” by Stephen King, “absolutely mesmerizing” by Gillian Flynn, and “unputdownable” (People), comes a gripping new novel that turns a crime story inside out.Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who’s dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises ... + Read More
By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the Antarctic, lavishly illustrated with color photographsHenry Worsley was a devoted husband and father and a decorated British special forces officer who believed in honor and sacrifice. He was also a man obsessed. He spent his life idolizing Ernest Shackleton, the nineteenth-century polar explorer, who tried to become the first person to reach the South Pole, and later sought to cross Antarctica on foot. Shackleton n... + Read More
Quandary and Quintessential Phases) to give a full, vibrant sound, now with Philip Pope’s version of the familiar theme tune and specially re-recorded announcements by John Marsh. Stranded on Prehistoric Earth since the end of the first series, Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect are once again trying to hitch their way off the planet. Zaphod finds his visit to the offices of the Guide rudely interrupted by Frogstar fighters, who further threaten to feed him to the Total Perspective Vortex. Eventually reunited, the three fetch up on the planet Bronti... + Read More
Michael Troughton reads this gripping novelisation of a classic adventure for the Second Doctor. The Doctor remembers Dulkis as a civilised and peaceful place. But times have changed, and his second visit is not quite the holiday he was expecting. When the whole planet and its inhabitants are threatened with annihilation by an alien race, the pacifist Dulcians are more reluctant than ever to engage in acts of violence. None of them will lift a finger to fight the Dominators and their robot slaves, the Quarks. The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe may be ... + Read More
The eighth exceptionally entertaining Mr Gum story, read by the author and with music and sound effects ‘They’re the funniest books … I can’t recommend them enough’ Stephen Mangan Good evening. Talking parrots in the rooftops? A giant cactus on the high street? Mosquitoes so nasty that even their own friends don’t like them? Something’s gone terribly wrong in Lamonic Bibber… and Mr Gum is nowhere to be found. Yes, folks, Polly and Friday are facing their biggest challenge yet. So strap yourselves in, cry ‘HI-HO-WEIRDY!’ and get r... + Read More
The fifth fabulously funny Mr Gum story by Andy Stanton, read by the author and with music and sound effects ‘Worryingly splendid’ The Guardian Good evening. Do you like bears called Padlock? Course you do. Do you like hot-air balloons? Course you do. Do you like tall sailing ships with mad sea captains, and horrifying old villains and words like ‘wab!’, ‘tungler’ and ‘kelp’? COURSE you do! Well, guess what, you lucky little nibbleheads? This book’s got all of those things – and a lot more besides. It’s a rollicker! It’s a frolic... + Read More
Peter Purves reads two vintage stories from the 1960s featuring the First Doctor. First published as an illustrated book in the 1960s and now a collector’s item, The Invasion from Space sees the Doctor land in the futuristic world of The One. Along with the Mortimer family, whom he rescued from the Great Fire of London, he finds himself recruited to lead a galactic invasion from Andromeda - with the TARDIS instrumental in the plan! In Ten Fathom Pirates, a story from The Doctor Who Annual 1967, the Doctor encounters underwater raiders on a dis... + Read More
Jon Culshaw reads this gripping novelisation of a classic adventure for the Third Doctor. The Time Lords send the Doctor and Jo on a mysterious mission to Skybase One in the late 30th Century, from where the Earth Empire governs affairs on the primitive planet Solos. Yet on the eve of their independence, something is happening to the Solonians: their hands are becoming claws and their skin is changing scales. Why are they gradually turning into monsters? The Doctor and Jo soon discover that the natural order on Solos is threatened by the ruth... + Read More
Over the years BBC Radio 4 has broadcast readings of many of F Scott Fitzgerald’s novels, novellas and short stories. This collection will bring together these fantastic readings for F Scott Fitzgerald fans to enjoy, and will include some of his most famous works (such as The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night and The Diamond as Big as the Ritz) alongside various short stories including The Pat Hobby Stories as well as some of his lesser-known tales, including readings of three ‘lost stories’ first published in 2017. Contents: The Great GatsbyT... + Read More
The complete first and second series of Bridget Christie’s award-winning series about modern feminism Comedian Bridget Christie noticed that misogyny, like shiny leggings, has made an unexpected comeback. But did it ever really go away? Bridget asks why feminism became a dirty word, and whether the modern British woman needs it. From a smell in a well-known bookshop to a pen designed especially for women, she looks at some of the more ridiculous things associated with being a woman. She ponders women’s relationship with their bodies via a ... + Read More
A brand new comedy series from award-winning stand-up comedian Bridget Christie. As Bridget Christie struggles to come to terms with current world events - Kim Jong-un, the melting polar ice caps, the Brexit negotiations and Nick Knowles singing a cover of The Beatles “Here Comes The Sun” - she embarks on a comic quest for her Utopia: a way of living that will make her less anxious and enable her to have her first happy wee since the Brexit vote in 2016. Bridget explores politically disengaging, spirituality, moving to the country and being su... + Read More
Series: Young VictoriaA BBC Radio 4 dramaCD-AudioJuliet Ace9781787532922$29.99FICTION Nov 27, 2018
Based on the letters and diaries of the young Queen Victoria, this gripping drama provides a portrait of her younger life and the happy years of her marriage, and reveals some of the remarkable and long-lasting achievements of this extraordinary queen. Starring Imogen Stubbs as Victoria.
Series: Fight ClubA BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisationCD-AudioChuck Palahniuk9781787531543$21.99FICTION Nov 27, 2018
First there was the insomnia.Then there were the support groups that helped him sleep.Then Marla Singer turned up, muscled in on ascending bowel cancer and ruined everything.Then he met Tyler Durden.Then came Fight Club. Fight Club is the psychological story of a man’s descent into an underground world of violence. Mild mannered product-recall-specialist by day, tortured insomniac by night, our narrator meets Tyler Durden - part-time projectionist, banquet waiter, soap-maker and anarchic genius. Together they create Fight Club. In Fight Club o... + Read More
Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy. This final volume of The Goon Show Compendium returns to the programme’s fourth series, in which Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers star in 10 previously unpublished episodes of The Goon Show alongside various radio features and documentaries about the series.
Series: UntitledCD-AudioAnon9781785298226$86.00FICTION Nov 27, 2018
The most useful advice ever given, ’Don’t panic’, can be found within the Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The day aliens decide to demolish the Earth to make way for a hyperspace bypass is the day when Arthur Dent realises the futility of such advice. The story begins when Arthur, not really your average man-in-the-street, finds that his planet is suddenly destroyed around him, and the great hitch-hike begins… Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent and Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, this is the first Douglas Adams’... + Read More
A classic BBC compilation of 50 favourite nursery rhymes, with light-hearted commentary from two BBC presenters. This popular collection includes these favourites: Humpty Dumpty, Sing a Song of Sixpence, Hickory Dickory Dock, Hey Diddle Diddle, Little Jack Horner, Polly Put the Kettle On, Mary Mary Quite Contrary, Doctor Foster Went to Gloucester, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Little Miss Muffet, Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, Goosey Goosey Gander, The Queen of Hearts, Boys and Girls Come Out to Play, Oranges and Lemons, Wee Willie Winkie, The House That Jack... + Read More
Five family pantomimes featuring musical numbers, silly jokes and fun for all the family! The pantos are recorded in front of a live audience, with full musical numbers and an orchestral score. Rousing songs, silly jokes and Widow Twankey all make an appearance! With casts including Terry Wogan, Maureen Lipman, Anita Harris, June Whitfield, Kenneth Connor and Frank Thornton.
Series: ImpeachmentAn American HistoryPaperbackJeffrey A. Engel9781984843500$37.00HISTORY Oct 09, 2018
Four experts on the American presidency review the only three impeachment cases from history—against Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton—and explore its power and meaning for today.Impeachment is rare, and for good reason. Designed to check tyrants or defend the nation from a commander-in-chief who refuses to do so, the process of impeachment outlined in the Constitution is what Thomas Jefferson called “the most formidable weapon for the purpose of a dominant faction that was ever contrived.” It nullifies the will of voters, the ba... + Read More
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