Random House Canada UK Distribution Fall 2015

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    A Slip of the Keyboard Reflections on Alzheimer's, Inspirations, Orangutans and Hats Paperback Terry Pratchett 9780552167727 $16.99 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Oct 27, 2015
    A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day.With a foreword by Neil GaimanTerry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series—but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer’s research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest examples of Pratchett’s non fiction... + Read More
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    The Compleat Discworld Atlas Of General & Descriptive Geography Which Together With New Maps and Gazetteer Forms a Compleat Guide to Our World & All It Encompasses Hardcover Terry Pratchett 9780857521309 $42.00 FICTION Nov 24, 2015
    A brand-new and fully illustrated traveller’s guide to Terry Pratchett’s extraordinary and magical creation: the Discworld.Painstakingly compiled under the aegis of the Unseen University’s Department of Cruel and Unusual Geography, The Discworld Atlas is a glorious travellers’ guide to the marvellous world created by Sir Terry Pratchett. Drawing on myriad sources—from explorers’ journals and prospectors’ maps to archives of the great libraries and reports of merchants and missionaries alike—this stunning work brings to life the lands and locati... + Read More
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    Computing with Quantum Cats From Colossus to Qubits Paperback John Gribbin 9780552779319 $21.99 SCIENCE Aug 04, 2015
    Pioneering study of the science behind quantum computing and what the new quantum reality will mean for mankind.The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever could. The birth of quantum computers—which, like Schrödinger’s famous ’dead and alive’ cat, rely on entities like electrons, photons or atoms existing in two states at the same time—is set to turn... + Read More
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    Time and Time Again Paperback Ben Elton 9780552779999 $16.99 FICTION Sep 02, 2015
    If you had one chance to change history…Where would you go? What would you do? Who would you kill?It’s the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has been born yet. Perhaps now they never will be. Stanton knows that a great and terrible war is coming. A collective suicidal madness that will destroy European civilization and bring misery to millions in the century to come. He knows this because, for him, that century is already histo... + Read More
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    Reykjavík Nights Murder in Reykjavík Paperback Arnaldur Indridason 9780099587699 $18.99 FICTION Aug 04, 2015
    The loner Erlendur has recently joined the police force as a young officer and is immediately drawn into the blackness of Reykjavik’s underworld.THE LIVINGErlendur has recently joined the police force as a young officer and immediately sinks into the darkness of Reykjavik’s underworld. Working nights, he discovers the city is full of car crashes, robberies, drinkers and fighters. And sometimes an unexplained death.THE LOSTA homeless man Erlendur knows is found drowned. But few people care. Or when a young woman on her way home from a club vanis... + Read More
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    Oblivion Paperback Arnaldur Indridason 9781846559808 $27.99 FICTION Aug 04, 2015
    Detective Erlendur is back.In Oblivion Erlendur is a recently promoted detective. His world is dominated by drug-dealers, a cold case involving a missing schoolgirl, a CIA operative and the murky history of America’s presence in Iceland.In the windswept volcanic landscape of south-west Iceland, a vast aircraft hangar rises behind the perimeter fence of the US naval air base. It is night. Inside the hangar, colossal scaffolding reaches to the roof where contractors have been working. There is a clang and a length of piping falls to the ground fr... + Read More
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    Yanks and Limeys Alliance Warfare in the Second World War Hardcover Niall Barr 9780224079228 $53.95 HISTORY Sep 22, 2015
    An enlightening history of the Anglo-American alliance in the Second World War, from high command down to the soldiers on the ground.     In the mid-twentieth century the relationship between America and Britain had a chequered past. Theirs was a history of protection and oppression, of rebellion and ultimately war. But then the shared crisis of World War Two brought Britain and America closer than ever before or since, and saw an unprecedented level of military cooperation. How was such a radical shift possible?     To uncover how this histori... + Read More
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    Beyond the Sea Paperback Melissa Bailey 9780099584957 $18.99 FICTION Aug 10, 2015
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    The Bolt Supremacy Inside Jamaica's Sprint Factory Paperback Richard Moore 9780224100052 $27.99 SPORTS & RECREATION Jul 27, 2015
    Award-winning writer Richard Moore uncovers the secrets of Usain Bolt and the Jamaican sprinting phenomenon.Beijing 2008, the 100 metres final: Usain Bolt slowing down, beating his chest, ten metres clear of his nearest rival, faced filled with the euphoria of a young man in utter thrall to his physical talent. It is one of the greatest moments in sports history. It is just the beginning. Of the ten fastest 100 metres times in history, eight belong to Jamaicans. How is it that a small Caribbean island has come to almost totally dominate the men... + Read More
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    Make My Wish Come True Paperback Katie Price 9780099598947 $15.99 FICTION Aug 25, 2015
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    Reborn Hardcover Katie Price 9781780893464 $42.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 25, 2016
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    The Best of Benn Speeches, Diaries, Letters, and Other Writings Paperback Tony Benn 9781784750329 $21.99 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Aug 05, 2015
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    Louis Van Gaal The Biography Paperback Maarten Meijer 9780091960155 $16.99 SPORTS & RECREATION Aug 04, 2015
    The first definitive insider biography of the new Manchester United manager.So who is Louis van Gaal? An inflexible ex-PE teacher who only knows how to act like a dictator or a footballing visionary that has made him one of the greatest ever European managers?Wherever he has gone, Van Gaal has been accused of being a domineering disciplinarian and a control freak. He is certainly, by his own admission, a man who leaves nothing to chance. A disciple in the 1970s of Rinus Michels’ Total Football philosophy, he is a fascinating contradiction—an ul... + Read More
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    O, Louis In Search of Louis van Gaal Paperback Hugo Borst 9780224100045 $21.99 SPORTS & RECREATION Oct 27, 2015
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    Nobody will Believe You A Young Girl Abused by Her Stepfather. A True Story of Unbreakable Courage. Paperback Mary Manning 9781785030505 $15.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Aug 04, 2015
    The harrowing and truly shocking story of a young girl whose stepfather abused her.“Over and over again he warned me he would kill me if I told anyone. I was completely isolated. He made sure of that.”Mary was a shy 10-year-old girl when she was first introduced to her new dad, Sean. From the very beginning he seemed to pay her special attention; praise for good behaviour, compliments about her clothes, help with school work. Mary trusted him. Why wouldn’t she? He was an adult, her mother was an alcoholic and Sean was there to protect her. Then... + Read More
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    The Private Lives of the Saints Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England Hardcover Janina Ramirez 9780753555606 $39.99 HISTORY Oct 07, 2015
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    The Mechanism of Mind Understand How Your Mind Works to Maximise Memory and Creative Potential Paperback Edward De Bono 9781785040085 $27.99 SELF-HELP Aug 17, 2015
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    In a Dark, Dark Wood Paperback Ruth Ware 9781846559594 $24.99 FICTION Aug 04, 2015
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    Physical Cape Poetry Paperback Andrew McMillan 9780224102131 $21.99 POETRY Aug 05, 2015
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    Rainbow Dust Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies Hardcover Peter Marren 9780224098656 $31.99 NATURE Aug 25, 2015
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    Thirst Paperback Kerry Hudson 9780099589891 $18.99 FICTION Aug 17, 2015
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    Mother Island Paperback Bethan Roberts 9780099555261 $18.99 FICTION Aug 31, 2015
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    The Swimming Pool Library Paperback Alan Hollinghurst 9781784870317 $18.99 FICTION Aug 04, 2015
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    The Well of Loneliness Paperback Radclyffe Hall 9781784870324 $18.99 FICTION Aug 31, 2015
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    Reunion Paperback Fred Uhlman 9780099596165 $15.99 FICTION Aug 25, 2015
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    A Man Walks On to a Pitch Stories from a Life in Football Paperback Harry Redknapp 9780091955533 $16.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Aug 04, 2015
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    Another Heartbeat in the House Paperback Kate Beaufoy 9781848271913 $16.99 FICTION Aug 05, 2015
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    The Murder of Harriet Krohn Paperback Karin Fossum 9780099587255 $18.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
    A brilliant why-dunit from Norway’s ’Queen of Crime’.Charlo Torp has problems.He’s grieving for his late wife, he’s lost his job, and gambling debts have alienated him from his teenage daughter. Desperate, his solution is to rob an elderly woman of her money and silverware. But Harriet Krohn fights back, and Charlo loses control. Wracked with guilt, Charlo attempts to rebuild his life. But the police are catching up with him, and Inspector Konrad Sejer has never lost a case yet.Told through the eyes of a killer, The Murder of Harriet Krohn pose... + Read More
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    The Fires of Autumn Paperback Irene Nemirovsky 9780099520368 $16.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
    The prequel to the internationally bestselling novel Suite Française: a coruscating, powerful story about one man’s rise and fall and the brutal impact of war.The Fires of Autumn was written in the last two years of Irène Némirovsky’s life, after she fled Paris in 1940. The prequel to her masterpiece, Suite Française, it is a panoramic exploration of French life and a witness to the greatest horrors of the twentieth century.After four years of bloody warfare Bernard Jacquelain returns from the trenches a changed man. No more the naïve hopes and... + Read More
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    Iza's Ballad Paperback Magda Szabo 9780099532385 $18.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
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    Dumb House Paperback John Burnside 9781784870119 $18.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
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    Morvern Callar Paperback Alan Warner 9781784870102 $18.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
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    Where There's Smoke Paperback Simon Beckett 9780857502766 $15.99 FICTION Dec 22, 2015
    Sophisticated, dark, its pages seeping with menace, this stand-alone thriller by the bestselling author of the David Hunter series was originally published under the title Where There’s Smoke and is now available once more.Some moments burn in the mind for ever. The landing is dark. Light comes from a window at the far end, enough to run by. Breath comes hard. From the stairs sound heavy footfalls in pursuit. The landing ends in a last doorway. There is no more running, only the need to hide.Imagine not knowing the father of your child. Not kno... + Read More
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    Have I Said Too Much? My Life in and Out of the Model Agency Paperback Carole White 9780099576693 $18.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 22, 2016
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    London On Two Wheels 25 Handpicked Rides to Make the Most Out of the City Paperback Transport for London 9780091960230 $21.99 SPORTS & RECREATION Sep 01, 2015
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    All I Ever Wrote The Complete Works Paperback Ronnie Barker 9780091951436 $42.95 HUMOR Sep 22, 2015
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    Another Mother's Son Hardcover Janet Davey 9781784740221 $27.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
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    Pillow Man Hardcover nick Coleman 9780224099813 $37.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
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    The Pillbox Hardcover David Hughes 9780224098397 $35.99 COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Sep 22, 2015
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    Gimson's Kings & Queens Brief Lives of the Monarchs Since 1066 Hardcover Andrew Gimson 9780224101196 $22.99 HISTORY Sep 22, 2015
    A short, lively and informative survey of the forty kings and queens of England, from the heroic to the hopeless and from William the Conqueror to the present.There have been many popular ’stuff you learned at school’-type books, of course, but none that has dealt with the Royal Family in such a sweep and certainly none written with such élan. Gimson’s Kings and Queens whirls us through the lives of our monarchs, to tell a tale of bastardy, courage, conquest, brutality, vanity, vulgarity, corruption, anarchy, absenteeism, piety, nobility, divor... + Read More
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    Chasing Lost Time The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator Paperback Jean Findlay 9780099507086 $22.99 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 22, 2015
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    The Old Wives' Tale Paperback Arnold Bennett 9780099595359 $21.99 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
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    Swing Hammer Swing! Paperback Jeff Torrington 9781784870126 $18.99 FICTION Oct 15, 2015
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    The House of Lancaster Hardcover Neil Squires 9780224100007 $41.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Sep 22, 2015

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