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A Listmania! list by S. Yogendra "Shefaly" (UK)
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The Audit of War: The Illusion and Reality of Britain as a Great Nation
1.  The Audit of War: The Illusion and Reality of Britain as a Great Nation by Correlli Barnett
The list author says:
  "Interesting perspective although has to be read with caution towards the author's skepticism and over-enthusiasm sometimes"
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Paris to the Moon (A Vintage original)
2.  Paris to the Moon (A Vintage original) by Adam Gopnik
The list author says:
  "This is all we would all be - soppy, sweet, unable to see faults without a nice veneer on it - but nonetheless a good one.."
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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The Flaneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris (Writer and the City)
3.  The Flaneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris (Writer and the City) by Edmund White
The list author says:
  "One in the Writer and the City Series! Read my review. Ignore what I say about Paris to the moon.. ;-)"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Spoken Here: Travels among Threatened Languages
4.  Spoken Here: Travels among Threatened Languages by Mark Abley
The list author says:
  "Love languages, love travel, love history - here are all three in one. Read my review.."
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France in Mind: an Anthology (Vintage Departures Original)
5.  France in Mind: an Anthology (Vintage Departures Original) by Powers Leccese
The list author says:
  "Ok by now you have got the hint. Anything French, Parisian etc and I have read it.."
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Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy
6.  Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy by Peter Drahos
The list author says:
  "Rare book in terms of being well-founded but not dogmatic in a debate easily tainted by extreme ideologies"
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Physics and Politics, or, Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of "Natural Selection" and "Inheritance" to Political Society
7.  Physics and Politics, or, Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of "Natural Selection" and "Inheritance" to Political Society by Walter Bagehot
The list author says:
  "Rare gem, not easily found in Bagehot's own country! Great social psychology essay written with wry humour.. Strongly recommended for those keen on politics"
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The English Constitution (Oxford World's Classics)
8.  The English Constitution (Oxford World's Classics) by Walter Bagehot
The list author says:
  "Yes this is the book that introduced the differentiation of the 'dignified' and the 'efficient' elements in English polity.. Another great Bagehot writing.."
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The Political Animal: An Anatomy
9.  The Political Animal: An Anatomy by Jeremy Paxman
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  "Warning: Try not to meet a politican when you are reading this book; you may offend unintentionally by laughing out loud.."
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Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
10.  Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman
The list author says:
  "Worth every penny - if you love books more than yourself and have not read this one, read my review and buy it now.. :-)"
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Paris Tales: A Literary Tour of the City
11.  Paris Tales: A Literary Tour of the City by Helen Constantine
The list author says:
  "More France this time a literary tour... some you may want to read in French"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
12.  Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam
The list author says:
  "I was recommended this by a UK academic during the course of my PhD. Read it and weep! We in the UK aren't far behind from this status.."
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Friendship: An Expose
13.  Friendship: An Expose by Joseph Epstein
The list author says:
  "Quirky like some other works by the author but one can relate to several points raised here.. find 2 hours to read.."
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In Spite Of The Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India
14.  In Spite Of The Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India by Edward Luce
The list author says:
  "A (longish) cheat-sheet on modern India and its paradoxes.."
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The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture
15.  The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture by John Battelle
The list author says:
  "Not the story of Google as the cover font will have you believe but a more interesting social commentary on the meaning of search, its link with intent and the possible goldmine for marketers.."
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