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24 Allan Massie

The Last Highlander: Scotland ’s Most Notorious Clan Chief, Rebel & Double Agent Sarah Fraser 25 Christopher Andrew

Snow: The Double Life of a World War II Spy Nigel West & Madoc Roberts q ua n t um l e a p s 27 Frank Close

How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival David Kaiser 28 Manjit Kumar

The Quantum Exodus: Jewish Fugitives, the Atomic Bomb, and the Holocaust Gordon Fraser au de n at the mov i e s 30 David Collard way o f the wor l d 32 Nick Cohen

The New Few, or A Very British Oligarchy: Power and Inequality in Britain Now Ferdinand Mount 33 Shiraz Maher

Europe’s Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation Robert S Leiken 34 Martin Vander Weyer

Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics Nicholas Wapshott house & g a r de n 36 Simon Thurley

Felling the Ancient Oaks: How England Lost Its Great Country Estates John Martin Robinson 37 Gillian Tindall

The London Square: Gardens in the Midst of Town Todd Longstaffe-Gowan 38 Tom Fort

Hedge Britannia: A Curious History of a British Obsession Hugh Barker g e n e r a l 39 Jonathan Mirsky

Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China Paul French 40 Caroline Moorehead

Facing the Torturer: Inside the Mind of a War Criminal François Bizot

42 Jerry Brotton

Curiosity: How Science Became Interested in Everything Philip Ball 43 Steve Fuller

Wired for Culture: The Natural History of Human Cooperation Mark Pagel 44 Rupert Christiansen

A History of Singing John Potter & Neil Sorrell 45 Theodore Dalrymple

The Fix: How Addiction Is Invading Our Lives and Taking over Your World Damian Thompson 46 Katharine Whitehorn

The Fifties Mystique Jessica Mann 47 Elaine Showalter

When I Was a Child I Read Books: Essays Marilynne Robinson 48 John Sutherland

My Name is Ross: An Alcoholic’s Journey Ross Fitzgerald f i c t i on 50 Frederic Raphael HHhH Laurent Binet 51 Sam Leith Skios Michael Frayn 52 Lyndall Gordon

No Time Like the Present Nadine Gordimer Absolution Patrick Flanery 53 David Annand The Red House Mark Haddon 53 Sam Kitchener In One Person John Irving 54 Leyla Sanai Seven Years Peter Stamm 55 Patrick Skene Catling Flight Adam Thorpe 56 Anthony Cummins Skagboys Irvine Welsh 57 Patrick McGuiness Painter of Silence Georgina Harding 57 Ophelia Field Ignorance Michèle Roberts 58 Linden Burleigh

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky Simon Mawer 59 Wendy Brandmark Home Toni Morrison 59 Sophia Waugh

Peaches for Monsieur le Curé Joanne Harris

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