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Mesmerised by Germany; its cuisine, and its fairytale landscape, the author is equally passionate about the region's history, its folklore, monarchs and its changing borders. In this book, he describes Germany's past afresh, taking in the story from the shaggy world of the ancient forests right through to the Nazis' catastrophic rise in the 1930s. Learn More
Composed towards the end of the first millennium of our era, the Anglo-Saxon poem "Beowulf" is a Northern epic and a classic of European literature. In this new translation, Seamus Heaney has produced a work that is true, line by line, to the original poem. Learn More
This book features interviews with the most significant voices of this Latin new wave - people who are ‘bonded by blood, politics, strife, courage, ingenuity, and a shared desire and splendid resolve to make movies. Learn More
As an antidote to the accelerating cycles of boom and bust, Gorz argues for a society based on knowledge and pooled resources as humanity’s common priority. A book for those with ambitious new year resolutions. Hail a brave new world! Learn More