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Napoleon: The End of Glory Munro Price • The Longest Afternoon: The Four Hundred Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo Brendan Simms 26 C harles Esdaile

Napoleon the Great Andrew Roberts f or e i g n pa rts 28 Owen Matthews

Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul Charles King 30 S ara Wheeler

The Crossing of Antarctica George Lowe & Huw Lewis-Jones Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer Michael Smith 31 Malise R uthven

Mecca: The Sacred City Ziauddin Sardar g e n i u s l o c i 34 Jan Morris

Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place Philip Marsden 35 Diana Athil l

Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet Mark Cocker mus i c & f i lm 36 Rupert Christiansen

Bizet Hugh Macdonald 37 C harles Shaar Murray

The History of Rock ’n’ Roll in Ten Songs Greil Marcus 38 Ke vin Jackson

Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed Conversations with Paul Cronin g e n e r a l 40 Victoria Glendinning

The Making of Home Judith Flanders 41 Jonathan Mirsky

The Yellow Peril: Dr Fu Manchu & The Rise of Chinaphobia Christopher Frayling 42 Cosmo Landesman

H ow the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere Peter Conrad

43 Emma C hristopher

The Empire of Necessity: The Untold History of a Slave Rebellion in the Age of Liberty Greg Grandin 44 V aughan Bell

Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains Susan Greenfield 45 Br ian Dillon

33 Artists in 3 Acts Sarah Thornton 46 Anne S ebba

My Grandfather’s Gallery: A Legendary Art Dealer’s Escape from Vichy France Anne Sinclair 47 Br ian Rotman

Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powers Joseph Mazur f i c t i on 48 Ruth Scurr

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher Hilary Mantel 49 T homas Marks

Nora Webster Colm Tóibín 50 Joanna K avenna

Lila Marilynne Robinson 51 James Kidd

The Boo k of Strange New Things Michel Faber 52 David W inters

Zone Mathias Enard 52 Mic hael Eaude

Uncertain Glory Joan Sales 53 James C hapman

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden Jonas Jonasson 54 K ate Saunders

The Bone Clocks David Mitchell 54 Anthon y Cummins

Us David Nicholls 55 Hannah Rosefield

W e Are All Completely Beside Ourselves Karen Joy Fowler

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