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bloomsbury press february 2015 a new history of life the radical new discoveries about the origins and evolution of life on earth peter ward and joe kirschvink two scientists at the cutting edge of the field offer a provocative new account based on the latest scientific research of the history of our planet and the life that calls it home charles darwin s theories first published more than 150 years ago form the backbone of how most readers understand the history of life on earth in reality the currently accepted history of our planet has radically changed in the past generation let alone since darwin s time the current master narrative is so out of date and pockmarked with discarded ideas that it s past time for a new history of life joe kirschvink and peter ward both scientists who have published groundbreaking work in their fields one an acclaimed author of popular books as well are a perfect team to fill the gap unafraid of controversy kirschvink and ward will show that many

bloomsbury usa january 2015 in god s hands on peace reconciliation desmond tutu a profound and intimate meditation on our intrinsic worth and humanity in god s hands is the 2015 archbishop of canterbury s lent book it is a meditation on the infinite love of god and the infinite value of the human individual not only are we in god s hands says desmond tutu our names are engraved on the palms of god s hands throughout an often turbulent life archbishop tutu has fought for justice and against oppression and prejudice as we learn in this book what has driven him forward is an unshakeable belief that human beings are created in the image of god and are infinitely valuable each one of us is a godcarrier a tabernacle a sanctuary of the divine trinity god loves us not because we are loveable but because he first loved us and this turns our values upside down in this sense the gospel is the most radical thing imaginable it is extremely moving that in this book archbishop tutu returns to

bloomsbury usa january 2015 the wives of los alamos a novel tarashea nesbit the haunting impressive nytbr national bestseller imagining the untold human history of the making of the atomic bomb they arrived in new mexico ready for adventure or at least resigned to it but hope quickly turned to hardship as they were forced to adapt to a rugged military town where everything was a secret including what their husbands were doing at the lab though they were strangers they joined together adapting to a landscape as fierce as it was absorbing full of the banalities of everyday life and the drama of scientific discovery while the bomb was being invented babies were born friendships were forged children grew up and los alamos gradually transformed into a real community one that was strained by the words they couldn t say out loud or in letters and by the freedom they didn t have but the end of the war would bring even bigger challenges as the scientists and their families struggled with

bloomsbury usa february 2015 p53 the gene that cracked the cancer code sue armstrong the story of the search for p53 the most important gene in medicine all of us have lurking in our dna a most remarkable gene its job is straightforward to protect us from cancer this gene known simply as p53 constantly scans our cells to ensure that they grow and divide without mishap if a cell makes a mistake in copying its dna as part of its process of division p53 stops it in its tracks sending in the repair team before allowing the cell to carry on dividing if the mistake is irreparable and the rogue cell threatens to grow out of control as happens in cancer p53 commands the cell to commit suicide cancer cannot develop unless p53 itself is damaged and malfunctioning not surprisingly p53 is the most studied gene in history sue armstrong s p53 the gene that cracked the cancer code is the story of the quest to unravel the mysteries of p53 and to get at the heart of what happens in our cells when

bloomsbury usa march 2015 terms conditions a novel robert glancy original very funny and very poignant read it paul torday author of salmon fishing in the yemen frank has been in a serious car accident and he s missing memories of the people around him of the history they share and of how he came to be in the crash all he remembers is that he is a lawyer who specializes in fine print everyone keeps telling frank that he was fine before the accident just a bit overwhelmed but as he begins to reclaim his memories they re at odds with what everyone is saying his brother oscar is intent on going into business with an inventively cruel corporation alice frank s wife has written a book called executive x that makes frank furious though he isn t sure why and to make matters even stranger stored in a closet is a severed finger floating in an old mustard jar that makes him feel very very proud as more memories flood in frank s tightly regulated life begins to unspool as he is forced to

bloomsbury usa april 2015 how paris became paris the invention of the modern city joan dejean this lively history charts the growth of paris from a city of crowded alleyways and irregular buildings into a modern marvel the new yorker at the beginning of the seventeenth century paris was known for isolated monuments but had not yet put its brand on urban space like other european cities it was still emerging from its medieval past but in a mere century paris would be transformed into the modern and mythic city we know today architecture planning bloomsbury usa 4/7/2015 9781620407684 $17.00 $19.00 can paperback softback 320 pages carton qty 5.512 in w 8.252 in h 1.000 lb wt subrights the martell agency other available formats hardcover isbn 9781608195916 marketing l l though most people associate the signature characteristics of paris with the public works of the nineteenth century joan dejean demonstrates that the parisian model for urban space was in fact invented two

bloomsbury usa april 2015 edward thomas from adlestrop to arras a biography jean moorcroft wilson edward thomas is one of the major poets of world war i here is the first full biography of him for thirty years along with sassoon and wilfred owen edward thomas is by any thinking a major first world war poet a war poet is not one who chooses to commemorate or celebrate a war but one who reacts against having a war thrust upon him his great friend robert frost wrote his poetry is so very brave so unconsciously brave apart from a most illuminating understanding of his poetry dr wilson shows how his life alone makes for absorbing reading his early marriage his dependence on laudanum his friendships with conrad edward garnett rupert brooke and hilaire belloc among others the novelist eleanor farjeon entered into a curious menage a trois with him and his wife he died in france in 1917 on the first day of the battle of arras this is the stuff of which myths are made and posterity has been

bloomsbury usa march 2015 yoga for cyclists lexie williamson the first and only book of its kind to show how yoga postures can stretch and lengthen those short tight cycling hotspots and help keep your body balanced and injuryfree yoga is fast becoming an essential performance tool for road cyclists keen to improve flexibility core strength balance breathing efficiency and mental focus most cyclists want to ride harder for longer but the unnatural slouched posture and repetitive nature of riding takes its toll on the body short tight hamstrings hip flexors and quadriceps are easily damaged and over time can cause knock on problems in the lower back or knees sports recreation cycling general bloomsbury usa 3/3/2015 9781408190470 $30.00 $34.95 can paperback softback 192 pages carton qty 6.142 in w 9.213 in h 1.000 lb wt full colour photographs throughout marketing l a cyclist with a supple back hips and hamstrings will not only be far less prone to overuse injuries than his

bloomsbury usa april 2015 horses bob langrish and nicola jane swinney nicola jane swinney s engaging text combines beautifully with bob langrish s lavish equine photography making this a must for horse enthusiasts everywhere the lives of humans and horses have been intricately linked for thousands of years with equines depicted in cave paintings dating back to 5000bc horses have been developed by humans for many purposes for war for working in the field and in industry for competitive sports events such as the olympic games and as pets horses covers the world s most charismatic and iconic breeds from the noble arab and akhalteke through working breeds such as the mighty percheron and diminutive fell pony to primitive equines such as przewalski s horse and the polish konik each breed entry showcases a unique and beautiful equine breed showing it in magnificent fullcolor photographs these are accompanied by a historical account of the breed s origins and history more than 70 amazingly

adlard coles trade march 2015 casting off how a city girl found happiness on the high seas emma bamford a journalist leaves her highly stressed fastpaced life for a sailing adventure and finds that it is possible to find fulfillment and love on your own terms as a journalist for the independent emma bamford is swept along with the london rat race lost among the egos of fleet street surrounded by budget cuts and bullies the thrill of a breaking news story is no longer enough and at 31 still struggling to get to a fourth date and surrounded by friends settling down to married life and babies emma decides to grab her life by the roots and reclaim her freedom by running away to sea and joining a complete stranger and his cat on a yacht in borneo reflective yet humorous and selfdeprecating we share emma s excitement and fear at leaving a good job for an unknown adventure and join her as she travels to some of the most exotic places in the world and starts to realize what really matters