New selection of study guides and personal development books

Thank you for arguing : what Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons can teach us about the art of persuasion
by Jay Heinrichs

Doing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers (6th edn)
by Judith Bell with Stephen Waters

The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change
by Stephen R. Covey ; with a foreword by Jim Collins

Gravitas : how to communicate with confidence, influence and authority
by Caroline Goyder

Succeeding with your master’s dissertation : a step-by-step handbook (3rd edn)
by John Biggam

Referencing & understanding plagiarism
by Kate Williams and Jude Carroll

Where’s your argument? : how to present academic argument in writing
by Helen Cooper & Michael Shoolbred

How to write dissertations & project reports (2nd edn)
by Kathleen McMillan & Jonathon Weyers

Success in academic writing
by Trevor Day

Brilliant dissertation : what you need to know and how to do it
by Bill Kirton

Brilliant essay : what you need to know and how to do it
by Bill Kirton

Introduction to research methods : a practical guide for anyone undertaking a research project (4th edn)
by Catherine Dawson

Inspirational writing for academic publication
by Gillie Bolton with Stephen Rowland

Writing history essays (2nd edn)
by I.W. Mabbett

Thinking critically (11th edn)
by John Chaffee

Improve your grammar : the essential guide to accurate writing (2nd edn)
by Mark Harrison, Vanessa Jakeman and Ken Paterson

Skills for success : personal development and employability (3rd edn)
by Stella Cottrell

Guided mindfulness meditation. Series 1 and 2
by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Developing resilience : a cognitive-behavioural approach
by Michael Neenan

Overcoming anger and irritability : a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques (2nd edn)
by William Davies

Feel the fear and do it anyway
by Susan Jeffers

NLP : how to use neuro-linguistic programming to change your life
by Ali Campbell

The anxiety toolkit : strategies for managing your anxiety so you can get on with your life
by Alice Boyes

Don’t let your anxiety run your life : using the science of emotion regulation & mindfulness to overcome fear & worry
by David H. Klemanski and Joshua E. Curtiss

Mindfulness in eight weeks : the revolutionary eight-week plan to clear your mind and calm your life
by Michael Chaskalson

How to relax
by Thich Nhat Hanh

The pressure principle : handle stress, harness energy, and perform when it counts
by Dave Alred

Mindfulness for dummies (2nd edn)
by Shamash Alidina

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Books added 13th/14th July 2017

The knight, the cross, and the song : crusade propaganda and chivalric literature, 1100-1400
by Stefan Vander Elst (On Display)

Why only us : language and evolution
by Robert C. Berwick and Noam Chomsky

The principles of Sufism
by Āʾishah al-Bāʿūnīyah; translated by Th. Emil Homerin ; foreword by Ros Ballaster, volume editor Shawkat M. Toorawa

Brexit time : leaving the EU – why, how and when?
by Kenneth A. Armstrong (On Display)

Walter Cave : Arts and Crafts to Edwardian splendour
by Judith Patrick (On Display)

Living with myths : the imagery of Roman sarcophagi
by Paul Zanker and Bjorn C. Ewald ; translated by Julia Slater (On Display)

Two Arabic travel books : Accounts of China and India
by Abū Zayd al-Sīrāfī and Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān; edited and translated by Tim Mackintosh-Smith and James Montgomery ; volume editors Philip F. Kennedy Shawkat M. Toorawa

Women’s writing, 1660-1830 : feminisms and futures
Jennie Batchelor, Gillian Dow editors

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Books added 11th July 2017

From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds
by Daniel C. Dennett

A state of freedom
by Neel Mukherjee (On Display)

Mikhail Bulgakov
by J.A.E. Curtis

The chemistry of plants and insects
by Margareta Séquin

The ministry of utmost happiness
by Arundhati Roy

Oxford Arabic dictionary : Arabic-English, English-Arabic
chief editor: Tressy Arts

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Books added 10th July 2017

Inglorious empire : what the British did to India
by Shashi Tharoor (On Display)

Dent’s modern tribes : the secret languages of Britain
by Susie Dent (Old Somervillian; On Display)

Tolstoy’s major fiction
by Edward Wasiolek

Understanding Chekhov : a critical study of Chekhov’s prose and drama
by Donald Rayfield

Testosterone rex : unmaking the myths of our gendered minds
by Cordelia Fine (On Display)

Materialism
by Terry Eagleton (On Display)

Imperial triumph : the Roman world from Hadrian to Constantine
by Michael Kulikowski

Shahnameh : the Persian book of kings
by Abolqasem Ferdowsi ; translated by Dick Davis ; with a foreword by Azar Nafisi

Roman satire and the old comic tradition
by Jennifer L. Ferriss-Hill

Frogs and other plays
by Aristophanes ; translated with an introduction and notes by Stephen Halliwell

The law of nations and the United States Constitution
by Anthony J. Bellia, Jr. and Bradford R. Clark (On Display)

The law of nations and the United States Constitution
by Anthony J. Bellia, Jr. and Bradford R. Clark (On Display)

Inside Roman libraries : book collections and their management in antiquity
by George W. Houston (On Display)

A history of the ‘Alawis : from medieval Aleppo to the Turkish republic
by Stefan Winter (On Display)

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Books added 7th July 2017

The collected poetry of Mary Tighe
edited by Paula R. Feldman and Brian C. Cooney

The City of London and social democracy : the political economy of finance in Britain, 1959-1979
by Aled Davies

Iphigenia at Aulis
by Euripides ; edited with an introduction, translation and commentary by Christopher Collard and James Morwood (2 vols.)

Persian kingship and architecture : strategies of power in Iran from the Achaemenids to the Pahlavis
edited by Sussan Babaie and Talinn Grigor

The great transition : climate, disease and society in the late Medieval world
by Bruce M. S. Campbell

Medieval cantors and their craft : music, liturgy and the shaping of history, 800-1500
edited by Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis, A.B. Kraebel and Margot E. Fassler (On Display)

Brexit : why Britain voted to leave the European Union
by Harold D. Clarke, Matthew Goodwin and Paul Whiteley (On Display)

From literacy to literature : England, 1300-1400
by Christopher Cannon

Aulularia
by Plautus ; edited with an introduction, translation and commentary by Keith Maclennan and Walter Stockert

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Books added 5th July 2017

The Yezidis : the history of a community, culture and religion
by Birgül Açikyildiz

Virginia Woolf’s modernist path : her middle diaries & the diaries she read
by Barbara Lounsberry (On Display)

Cell biology (3rd edition)
by Thomas D. Pollard et al.

Delacroix : and the rise of modern art
edited by Patrick Noon and Christopher Riopelle

Editing early modern women
edited by Sarah C.E. Ross and Paul Salzman (On Display)

Statistical thermodynamics (2nd edn)
by Andrew Maczek and Anthony Meijer (3 copies, 4th on order)

Sustainable diets : how ecological nutrition can transform consumption and the food system
by Pamela Mason and Tim Lang (On Display)

Elements of physical chemistry (7th edn)
by Peter Atkins and Julio De Paula ; with contributions from David Smith (3 copies)

An introduction to medicinal chemistry (6th edn)
by Graham Patrick

Persian painting : the arts of the book and portraiture
by Adel T. Adamova and Manijeh Bayani ; editor: Salam Kaoukji ; photography and photo-editing: Muhammad Ali

The dictionary of the book : a glossary for book collectors, booksellers, librarians, and others
by Sidney E. Berger

Dante, Boccaccio, l’origine : sei studi e una introduzione
by Giuseppe Chiecchi

Rime
by Guido Cavalcanti ; con le Rime di Iacopo Cavalcanti ; a cura di Domenico de Robertis ; con una portfazione di Giuseppe Marrani e Natascia Tonelli ; ristampa a cura di Paolo Borsa

Tu che mi guardi, tu che mi racconti : filosofia della narrazione
by Adriana Cavarero

Bentham : selected writings of John Dinwiddy
edited with an introduction by William Twining

Cultural reception, translation and transformation from medieval to modern Italy : essays in honour of Martin McLaughlin
edited by Guido Bonsaver, Brian Richardson and Giuseppe Stellardi (includes contributions by Vilmer de Gasperin and Manuele Gragnolati (both FS; On Display)

Magna Carta : origins and legacy
by Nicholas Vincent

MLA handbook (8th edn)
by the Modern Language Association of America

The law of nations in global history
by C.H. Alexandrowicz ; edited by David Armitage and Jennifer Pitts (On Display)

Scottish Episcopal Acta. Volume I, The twelfth century
edited by Norman F. Shead

Kings and bishops in medieval England, 1066-1216
by Roger Wickson

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Books added 3rd July 2017

Persian manuscripts, paintings and drawings : from the 15th to the early 20th century in the Hermitage collection
by Adel Adamova (On Display)

Lebanon : a history, 600-2011
by William Harris (On Display)

The Qurʼan
a new translation by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem

What is Islam? : the importance of being Islamic
by Shahab Ahmed (On Display)

Pathways through education for young people in care : ideas from research and practice
edited by Sonia Jackson (Old Somervillian; On Display)

Transformation in Anglo-Saxon culture : Toller lectures on art, archaeology and text
edited by Charles Insley and Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Bath and Wells 1206-1247 (English Episcopal Acta 45)
edited by B.R. Kemp

The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War : kings, courts, and confessors
by Robert Bireley

The ethics of killing animals
edited by Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner ; with afterword by Peter Singer (On Display)

The transferred life of George Eliot : the biography of a novelist
by Philip Davis

Tributary empires in global history
edited by Peter Fibiger Bang and C.A. Bayly

Black and British : a forgotten history
by David Olusoga (On Display)

The real politics of the Horn of Africa : money, war and the business of power
by Alex de Waal (On Display)

A different kind of war story
by Carolyn Nordstrom

Purity and exile : violence, memory and national cosmology among Hutu refugees in Tanzania
by Liisa H. Malkki

The heart grown bitter : a chronicle of Cypriot war refugees
by Peter Loizos

Government and politics of the United States (3rd edn)
by Nigel Bowles and Robert K. McMahon

The Cambridge companion to Sufism
edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

Tomorrow’s lawyers : an introduction to your future (2nd edn)
by Richard Susskind

Life in crisis : the ethical journey of Doctors without Borders
by Peter Redfield

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