A JOURNEY is Tony Blair's first-hand account of his years in office and beyond. Here he describes for the first time his role in shaping our recent history, from the aftermath of Princess Diana's death to the war on terror.A JOURNEY is a book about the nature and uses of political power. In frank, unflinching, often wry detail, Tony Blair charts the ups and downs of his career to provide insight i..
Olusegun Adeniyi's Against the Run of Play at once captured the bleak essence of Nigerian politics - or Politiricks - as he put it elsewhere - and paints a vivid picture of the challenges of governance and how these have combined to arrest the country's growth and development - a quintessential treasure trove for those seeking to make sense of our tortuous journey of national "self-discovery". ..
Bob Woodward takes us inside the White House to explore the president's instincts and document the secret deliberations of the National Security Council, which inform them. Presented in fascinating detail and based on interviews with more than a hundred sources, including first-hand revelations of the private thoughts and fears of the president and his war cabinet, this is a vivid portrait of hist..
Ever since Darwin and The Descent of Man. the existence of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability But Catching Fire presents a groundbreaking new theory: that cooking is the reason for our evolutionary success. Once our ancestors began cooking their food, the brain began to grow, and time once spent chewing tough raw food could be used instead to hunt and to tend camp..
WHEN FEAR SILENCES A NATION, ONE MAN MUST SPEAK THF, TRUTH THE SOVIET UNION, 1953 Stalin's iron grip is at its tightest, enforced by the Ministry of State Security — a secret police force whose brutality is no secret at all. Under its regime, people are commanded to believe that crime simply does not exist. But when the body of a young boy is discovered on train tracks in Moscow, Officer..
Dr No, a sinister recluse with mechanical pincers for hands and a sadistic fascination with pain, holds James Bond firmly in his steely grasp. Bond and Honey Rider, his beautiful and vulnerable girl Friday, have been captured trespassing on Dr No's secluded Caribbean island. Intent on protecting his clandestine operations from the British secret service, Dr No sees an opportunity to dispose of an ..
When Paul Rashid, leader of the Rashid Bedouin of Hazar in the Persian Gulf, uncovers an international conspiracy to deprive his family of the oil wealth that is their birthright, he vows to gain a very public vengeance. The man sent to stop him is the British Government's uncompromising secret enforcer Sean Dillon. It is a mission that will test him as never before, confronted by foes old and new..
Arrogant, self-centered, stubborn and insecure - words that most people associate with ego. But in this original, eye-opening work, authors David Marcum and Steven Smith argue that the upside of ego is as powerful as the downside and answer questions about ego that have been a mystery to most people. With a clear focus on elevating the way you do business, egonomics is a liberating approach t..