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    A short, accessible collection of key historic writings about presidential impeachment, as part of a new Penguin Classics series on liberty and constitutional rights. A Penguin Classic With the Penguin Liberty series by Penguin Classics, we look to the U.S. Constitution’s text and values, as well as to American history and some of the country’s most important thinkers, to discover the best explanations of our constitutional ideals of liberty. Through these curated anthologies of historical, political, and legal classic texts, Penguin Liberty offers everyday citizens the chance to hear the strongest defenses of these ideals, engage in constitutional interpretation, and gain...read more

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    National Indie Bestseller The trailblazing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her own words. Her most essential writings on gender equality and women's rights, reproductive health care, and voting and civil rights, now available in a short, accessible volume as part of the new Penguin Liberty series. A Penguin Classic With the Penguin Liberty series by Penguin Classics, we look to the U.S. Constitution’s text and values, as well as to American history and some of the country’s most important thinkers, to discover the best explanations of our constitutional ideals of liberty. Through these curated anthologies of historical, political, and legal classic texts,...read more

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    Haunting accounts of real-life exorcisms through the centuries and around the world, from ancient Egypt and the biblical Middle East to colonial America and twentieth-century South Africa A Penguin Classic Levitation. Feats of superhuman strength. Speaking in tongues. A hateful, glowing stare. The signs of spirit possession have been documented for thousands of years and across religions and cultures, even into our time: In 2019 the Vatican convened 250 priests from 50 countries for a weeklong seminar on exorcism. The Penguin Book of Exorcisms brings together the most astonishing accounts: Saint Anthony set upon by demons in the form of a lion, a bull, and a panther, who are no match...read more

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    A splendid new volume of missives about art, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections. Vincent Van Gogh curses the stare of the blank canvas. Salvador Dali contemplates mailing a piece of his 'lobster-colored pajamas' to Federico Lorca. Hollis Frampton, to the MoMA, demands that artists be paid. The dean of students at San Francisco Art Institute argues to Alicia McCarthy, in very stern words, that graffit is not art but, rather, a 'pain in the ass.' In a letter to the editor, Martin Scorsese defends and celebrates Fellini's filmmaking. This collection celebrates extraordinary correspondence about art, from missives on the agony of being overlooked, the...read more

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    In 1958, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita was published in the United States to immediate controversy and bestsellerdom. More than sixty years later, this phenomenal novel generates as much buzz as it did when originally published. Central to countless issues at the forefront of our national discourse— art and politics, race and whiteness, gender and power, sexual trauma—Lolita lives on, in an afterlife as blinding as a supernova. With original contributions from a stellar cast of prominent twenty-first century writers and edited by the daughter of Lolita’s original publisher in America, Lolita in the Afterlife is a vibrant collection of sharp and essential modern pieces on...read more

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    Brought to you by Ladybird. We are going to France on holiday! Imagine all the things we will see, the people we will meet and the new words we can learn. Get your passport and suitcase ready, because we are going on an adventure! This interactive adventure is written to help young children confidently learn new language skills, while having some fun along the way. During the course of this action-packed hour children will learn simple greetings, directions and range of helpful German phrases. They will have help from our expert guide and they will be learning some brilliant facts about Germany too! This audiobook is aimed at children aged 4+, for family listening and...read more

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    Brought to you by Ladybird. We are going to France on holiday! Imagine all the things we will see, the people we will meet and the new words we can learn. Get your passport and suitcase ready, because we are going on an adventure! This interactive adventure is written to help young children confidently learn new language skills, while having some fun along the way. During the course of this action-packed hour children will learn simple greetings, directions and range of helpful French phrases. They will have help from our expert guide and they will be learning some brilliant facts about France too! This audiobook is aimed at children aged 4+, for family listening and learning...read more

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    Brought to you by Ladybird. We are going to France on holiday! Imagine all the things we will see, the people we will meet and the new words we can learn. Get your passport and suitcase ready, because we are going on an adventure! This interactive adventure is written to help young children confidently learn new language skills, while having some fun along the way. During the course of this action-packed hour children will learn simple greetings, directions and range of helpful Spanish phrases. They will have help from our expert guide and they will be learning some brilliant facts about Spain too! This audiobook is aimed at children aged 4+, for family listening and learning...read more

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    This book takes an innovative look at the circle of life including animals, dinosaurs, stars, volcanoes, and even YOU. Shoot back in time 4.5 billion years to see how planet Earth was formed and then leap into the future to see what happens when stars die. Everything has a beginning and an end, but what happens in between? Meet dolphins jumping in the ocean waves, penguins travelling on the ice, and butterflies fluttering in the sky. You'll take a closer look at the life cycles of environments, too. Discover how a river forms and changes over time. Find out how a tree grows and all of the other life cycles it supports within it. See the amazing sculptures the oceans make out of...read more

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    Arthashastra' is one of the oldest books with immense historical significance written by Kautilya or Arya Chanakya as he was popularly known. This book is one of the most effective books ever written on the art of statecraft and the science of everyday living. Originally written in Sanskrit, this is the English translation of the book which highlights the role of Government in the lives of people and the important responsibilities that it should carry. The book also speaks a great deal about economics; hence the name 'Arthashastra' has been used which is the Sanskrit translation of the word...read more

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    Arthashastra' is one of the oldest books with immense historical significance written by Kautilya or Arya Chanakya as he was popularly known. This book is one of the most effective books ever written on the art of statecraft and the science of everyday living. Originally written in Sanskrit, this is the English translation of the book which highlights the role of Government in the lives of people and the important responsibilities that it should carry. The book also speaks a great deal about economics; hence the name 'Arthashastra' has been used which is the Sanskrit translation of the word...read more

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    Learn all about - Ada Lovelace and the world's first computer programme - Helen Keller and how she overcame her disabilities - Harriet Tubman's inspirational life and work - in this children's biography. Discover the inspiring story of Ada Lovelace, one of the world's first computer scientists! In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to devise a way of inputting data into Babbage's Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer programmer. In this biography audiobook for 7-11 year olds, learn all about Ada Lovelace's intriguing life, including her talent for languages and mathematics, and her...read more

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    An essential, encylopedic introduction to physics, chemistry, and biology. You'll be firing on all cylinders with this science spectacular! The exciting exploration of biology, chemistry, and physics is vital reading for curious minds. Science becomes simple and straightforward, so you never get your wires crossed again. What makes a firework go bang? How do plants make food from sunlight? What makes a robot clever? Find the answers to all these questions and much, much more. Biology is all about you, living things, and the rest of the natural world. Learn all about your amazing body and more than 1,000 parts that keep it going. Chemistry presents an explosive look at the tiny...read more

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    A practical guide to planning and enjoying retirement Approaching retirement age and feeling daunted by the change? Or thinking of early retirement and wondering where to start? Let this audiobook be your guide to entering the next phase of life. Covering every stage of the retirement process, this comprehensive guide to a happy retirement is full of practical advice, grounded in psychological research. Self-analysis questions help to apply the insights you'll gain to your own situation, providing a roadmap for managing change in the best way for you. Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention answers all your questions at every stage: making plans, transitioning to retirement, and...read more

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    A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from 1970 to 2020, including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Toni Cade Bambara, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor and anthologist John Freeman. IN THE PAST fifty years, the American short story has changed dramatically. New voices, forms, and mixtures of genres have brought this unique US genre a thrilling burst of energy. This rich anthology celebrates this avalanche of talent. Beginning in 1970, it culls together a half century of powerful American short stories from all genres, including--for the first time in a literary anthology--science...read more

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    Published in English for the first time, and the only Arabic epic named for a woman, The Tale of Princess Fatima recounts the thrilling adventures of a legendary medieval warrior universally known throughout the Middle East and long overdue to join world literature's pantheon of female heroes. A Penguin Classic A fearsome, sword-slinging heroine who defeated countless men in stealth attacks on horseback, Dhat al-Himma, or Princess Fatima, was secretly given away at birth because she wasn't male, only to triumph as the most formidable warrior of her time. Known alternately as 'she-wolf,' 'woman of high resolve,' and 'calamity of the soul,' she lives on in this rousing narrative of...read more

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    Brought to you by Penguin. Narrated by Aurora Burghart, Michael Balogun, Timi Sotire, Munya Chawawa, Travis Alabanza, Richie Brave, Sophia Tassew, Tobi Kyeremateng, Henrie Kwushue, Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Mayowa Quadri, Athian Akec, Ife Grillo, Rukiat Ashawe, Melz Owusu, Isaac James, Theophina Gabriel, Fopé Ajanaku, Lauryn Green and Ruby Fatimilehin. Love, literature, friendship, music, carnival, travel, dance, work, nature, food - Black Joy can be found in so many places. Edited by award-winning journalist Charlie Brinkhust-Cuff and up-and-coming talent Timi Sotire, join twenty-eight inspirational voices in this uplifting and empowering anthology as they come together to...read more

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    Seven colourful stories featuring K9 in the company of Sarah Jane, Brendan, Aunt Lavinia, the Doctor and Romana. Everyone's favourite mutt-shaped automaton fdiscovers that both outer space and 1980s Earth can be fraught with danger in these colourful tales from the pages of K9 Annual and Doctor Who Annual. Following their exploits in K9 & Company, Sarah Jane and K9 embark on a watery mission in The Monster of Loch Crag. In Powerstone there's something extraordinary in the cellar of Aunt Lavinia's house, and then K9 is the centre of attention at a Midsummer Night's ceremony in Hound of Hell. Later, Sarah finds that the thrills of a blockbuster movie set are all too real in The Shroud...read more

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    An irresistible new volume of affectionate missives about our man's best friend from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections. In Letters of Note: Dogs, Shaun Usher brings together a delightful collection of correspondence about our canine friends, featuring affectionate accounts of pups' playful misdemeanours, heartfelt tributes to loyal fidos and shared tales of remarkable hounds. Includes letters by: Clara Bow, Bob Hope, Charles Lamb, Sue Perkins, Marcel Proust, Dodie Smith, Gertrude Stein, E.B. White & many...read more

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    An exciting new volume of letters about the Capital of the World--from George Washington, Kahlil Gibran, Audrey Hepburn, Martin Scorsese, and more--from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections Peter Schagen writes to the Dutch West India Company about the purchase of 'Manhattes.' Mayor Ambrose Kingsland urges the city council to create what became Central Park. E. B. White bemoans taxi cab design to Harold Ross, cofounder of The New Yorker. Bianca Jagger sets the record straight about that white horse in Studio 54. New York City goes by many names--Gotham, Empire City, the City That Never Sleeps--and once served as the capital of America. It came together as we know it...read more