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Billy and the Man Engine

Will Coleman (1981, Zoology)

Granny Rowse tells stories. Billy loves to listen. Granny tells tales of triumph and tragedy, of industry and innovation, of…

Beethoven: A Life in Nine Pieces

Professor Laura Tunbridge

Beethoven’s life remains shrouded in myths, and the image persists of him as an eccentric genius shaking his fist at…

The Defiant Spark

Annie Percik (1997, English)

Annie Percik’s debut novel is a fantasy adventure, set in a contemporary world without electricity, where mana powers everything. And…

A Rational Belief

Peter Wycherley (1960, Zoology)

A Rational Belief is an intelligent layman’s attempt to elucidate the relationship between God and Man from a contemporary standpoint,…

Park Life

Rick Thompson (1966, English)

A Year in the Wildlife of an Urban Park Park Life follows a year in the life of an urban…

Trust and the Islamic Advantage

Avital Livny (2003, Oriental Studies)

Religious-Based Movements in Turkey and the Muslim World In much of the Muslim world, Islamic political and economic movements appear…

Cover of Darwin's Psychology

Darwin’s Psychology

Ben Bradley (1971, Human Sciences)

This book presents a Darwin new to contemporary science, lighting a way forward for those who seek to base psychology…

Front cover of Notes from a Plague Year

Notes from a Plague Year: Spring 2019 – Spring 2020

Victor Chen (1966, Social Studies)

This book continues the author’s bizarre discoveries in how he has been used in “science” and history, including the “coronavirus”…

The Cambridge Companion to Theatre and Science

Professor Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

Theatre has engaged with science since its beginnings in Ancient Greece. The intersection of the two disciplines has been the…

The Year 2019

In The Time of Foxes

Joanne Lennan (2008, BCL)

‘A fox could be a shape-shifter, a spirit being. It could appear in human form if this suited its purposes;…

Assignment Moscow: Reporting on Russia from Lenin to Putin

James Rogers (1984, Modern Languages)

In Assignment Moscow, former foreign correspondent James Rodgers analyses the news coverage of Russia throughout history, from the coverage of…

Modernity Theory

John Jervis (1965, PPE)

Modernity theory approaches modern experience as it incorporates a sense of itself as ‘modern’ (modernity), along with the possibilities and…

A Book of Psalms

Edward Clarke (1995, English)

This collection of poems engages in new and animating ways with one of the profoundest texts of our past, the…

The White Phoenix

Catherine Randall (1984, Modern History)

Aimed at 9-12 year olds, The White Phoenix is set in London in 1666. After the sudden death of her…

The Governance of British Higher Education: The Impact of Governmental, Financial and Market Pressures

Michael Shattock (1957, Modern History)

The Governance of British Universities: the impact of governmental, financial and market pressures (Bloomsbury 2019). The book, co-written by Aniko…

Arrowood and the Thames Corpses

Mick Finlay (1984, Human Sciences)

The third novel in Finlay’s Arrowood crime fiction series, Arrowood and the Thames Corpes, has been published by Harper Collins….

The Frozen Sea

Piers Torday (1993, English Language and Literature)

The second novel in Torday’s Lost Magician series, The Frozen Sea, transports readers back to the mystical land of Folio….

Botanical Revalation: European Encounters with Australian Plants before Darwin

David Mabberley (1967, Botany)

David Mabberley leads the reader through the early European understanding of Australian flora.  Filled with beautiful illustrations, the book provides…

The Extraordinary Story of the English Apple

Barrie E. Juniper (1952, Botany) and David J. Mabberley (1967, Botany)

The apple is a staple of most kitchen fruit bowls, and to the ordinary eater its history is relatively unknown….

Opus 3

W. D. Jackson (1965, English)

Jackson’s latest work explores the emotional, physical, ethical and spiritual aspects of human life.  Forming part of his work on…

The Wiriyamu Massacre: An Oral History, 1960-1974

Mustafah Dhada (1977, International Relations)

Dhada curates a series of twenty-four witness accounts and testimonies of the massacre of Wiriyamu in this insightful work.  Issues…

An Introduction to Surface Analysis by XPS and AES, 2nd Edition

John Wolstenholme (1970, Chemisty)

An Introduction to Surface Analysis by XPS and AES, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2019) This accessible second edition of the bestselling book, An…

Health at Work: Critical Perspectives

Katrina Pritchard (1985, Geography)

Health at Work: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) Engaging with some of the most debated topics in contemporary organisations, Health at Work:…

Fascism and Resistance in Italian Cinema

Dominic Gavin (1996, English)

Fascism and Resistance in Italian Cinema (Troubador Publishing Ltd, 2020) Italian cinema is one of this country’s postwar success stories; the…

Thomas De Quincey

Robert Morrison (1984, English)

Thomas De Quincey: Selected Writings (21st-Century Oxford Authors) (Oxford University Press, 2019) This book of selected writings, edited by Robert Morrison,…

The Maths of Life and Death

Kit Yates (2009, DPhil Mathematics)

The Maths of Life and Death (Quercus, 2019) Maths underpins everything we do – the way we communicate, travel and…

‘Not Theories at All but Truths’

Victor Chen (1966, Social Studies)

‘Not Theories at All but Truths’ (iUniverse 2019) is the eighth volume of Victor Chen’s papers, detailing how his life…

A History of Crete

Christ Moorey (1967, English)

A History of Crete (Haus, 2019) “… a fascinating journey through Cretan history, from its mythological past to its tourist-crowded present”…

The Regency Revolution

Robert Morrison (1984, English)

The Regency Revolution: Jane Austen, Napoleon, Lord Byron and the Making of the Modern World (Atlantic Books, 2019) The Regency began…