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 Special priceLouvre

Louvre

The Louvre in Paris, France, is one of the best known museums in the world and is unrivalled terms of visitor numbers. Today, its collection includes some of the most famous art works in the world

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 Special priceWhat Bird is That?: A Completely Revised and Updated Edition of the Classic Australian Ornithological Work

What Bird is That?: A Completely Revised and Updated Edition of the Classic Australian Ornithological Work

Neville W. Cayley, Terence Lindsey

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 Special priceA Brief History of the Crusades: Islam and Christianity in the Struggle for World Supremacy

A Brief History of the Crusades: Islam and Christianity in the Struggle for World Supremacy

Geoffrey Hindley

Why did the medieval Church bless William of Normandy's invasion of Christian England in 1066 and authorize cultural genocide in Provence? How could a Christian army sack Christian Constantinople in 1204? This title unravels the...

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 Special priceThe Lives of Things

The Lives of Things

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

A surreal short story collection from the master of what-ifs.

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 Special priceParisians: An Adventure History of Paris

Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris

Graham Robb

No-one knows a city like the people who live there - so who better to relate the history of Paris than its inhabitants through the ages? Taking us from 1750 to the new millennium, Graham Robb's Parisians is at once a book to read...

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 Special priceJust Kids

Just Kids

Patti Smith

Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe

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 Special priceSeeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

Oliver Sacks

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia.

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Oliver Sacks

In his most extraordinary book, "one of the great clinical writers of the 20th century" (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological...

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 Special priceWar Correspondents

War Correspondents

Claudio Razeto

A book illustrated with over 600 images tells the history of war reporting from it's origins to the bombing of Libya in 2011. Unique images of American reporters in WWI and WWII, the German soldier photographers from Pk, the...

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 Special priceWanderlust: A History of Walking

Wanderlust: A History of Walking

Rebecca Solnit

Arguing that walking as history means walking for pleasure, for political, aesthetic, and social meaning, this book homes in on the walkers whose everyday acts have shaped our culture, from the peripatetic philosophers of ancient...

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The Mammoth Book of Women's Erotic Fantasies

The Mammoth Book of Women’s Erotic Fantasies

Sonia Florens

What do women really want? What are their most intimate erotic desires? This title gathers together the confessions that come from 50 perfectly ordinary women from all parts of the United Kingdom, elsewhere in Europe, North...

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 Special priceOdysseys and Photographs: Four National Geographic Field Men

Odysseys and Photographs: Four National Geographic Field Men

Leah Bendavid-Val, Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Mark Collins Jenkins, Viola Kiesinger Wentzel

To understand the legendary and glamorous story of National Geographic photography, one need look at the four lensmen - Maynard Owen Williams, Volkmar K Wentzel, Luis Marden, and Thomas J Abercrombie, whose lives and work are...

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The Night Guest

The Night Guest

Fiona McFarlane

The hypnotic tale of a psychological battle on unequal terms and a superbly drawn portrait of two very particular women - a beautifully written, unnerving and acutely moving debut.

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 Special priceAll That Fall

All That Fall

Samuel Beckett

Mrs Rooney, old and unwieldy, is dragging herself towards the railway station, to meet her blind husband on his way back from the office, and guide him home. She passes the time of day with a man with a dung cart, and a man with a...

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 Special priceKrapp's Last Tape

Krapp’s Last Tape

Samuel Beckett

Performed by Patrick Magee, Krapp's Last Tape was produced at the Royal Court Theatre, in October 1958.

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 Special priceB is for Bauhaus: An A-Z of the Modern World

B is for Bauhaus: An A-Z of the Modern World

Deyan Sudjic

Tells you what you need know about everything from Authenticity to Zips. This book is about what makes a Warhol a genuine fake; the creation of national identities; the mania to collect.

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 Special priceThe Apartment Book

The Apartment Book

Editors

The aim of this series is to be a reference for everyone who wants to furnish or decorate a new house or give a different impulse to the home. With different approaches to the same theme, the interior design, the reader will find...

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Minimalism

Minimalism

Konemann

Beautiful books combining a multitude of exquisite images of important minimalist design around the world. This series shows different ways of interpreting and expressing minimalism in interior design and architecture.

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How Do Dinosaurs Go To School?

How Do Dinosaurs Go To School?

Jane Yolen, Mark Teague

What would you do if a very large Ceratosaurus stomped into your classroom? And what if the student sitting next to you was a gigantic Silvisaurus-who decided to jump on top of your desk? Come along and join the fun as dinosaurs...

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How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

Jane Yolen, Mark Teague

In each playful spread of this read-aloud bedtime book, parents are ready to put their kids to bed - but these youngsters just happen to be dinosaurs! And though they may stomp and slam their tails a bit, in the end they act a lot...

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How Do Dinoasaurs Eat Their Food?

How Do Dinoasaurs Eat Their Food?

Jane Yolen, Mark Teague

Do dinosaurs play with their food? Does a dinosaur belch and burp at the table? Just like kids, dinosaurs aren't born with terrific table manners. Dino Dad and Mom help their young dinosaurs learn not to throw cups or make rude...

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How Do Dinosaurs Learn Colours and Numbers?

How Do Dinosaurs Learn Colours and Numbers?

Jane Yolen, Mark Teague

Come along and join the dinosaur fun as ten dinosaurs show children all the colors of the rainbow.

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How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?

How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?

Jane Yolen, Mark Teague

What if a dinosaur catches the flu? Does he whimper and whine between each "At-choo"? Does he drop dirty tissues all over the floor? Does he fling his medicine out of the door? Just like kids, little dinosaurs hate being...

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Horton Hears A Who

Horton Hears A Who

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Hop On Pop

Hop On Pop

Dr Seuss

These's endless fun to be had with words that rhyme. You only need to change one letter and you've got a whole new world! With this miniature edition of Hop on Pop, you're never going to be lost for words!

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Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Dr Seuss

Oh, the wonderful sounds Mr Brown can do, Now see if you can do them too!

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If I Ran The Zoo

If I Ran The Zoo

Dr Seuss

Welcome to the crazy world of Gerald McGrew who dreams of transforming his local zoo into a madcap menagerie of weird and wonderful beasts.

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If I Ran The Circus

If I Ran The Circus

Dr Suess

Meet young Morris McGurk who dreams of staging the world's greatest show, packed with the most tremendous, stupendous acts ever seen!

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Fox In Sox

Fox In Sox

Dr Seuss

Join the irrepressible Fox in Socks as he teaches a baffled Mr. Knox some of the slickest, quickest tongue-twisters in town.

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Green Eggs And Ham

Green Eggs And Ham

Dr Seuss

When Sam-I-am persits in pestering a grumpy grouch to eat a plate of green eggs and ham, perseverance wins the day, teaching us all that we cannot know what we like until we have tried it!

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Won't You Be My Hugaroo?

Won’t You Be My Hugaroo?

Joanne Ryder, Melissa Sweet

In this sequel to WON'T YOU BE MY KISSAROO?, there are plenty of hugs to go around!

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Pretty Brown Face: Family Celebration Board Books

Pretty Brown Face: Family Celebration Board Books

Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney

Join the fun as a baby boy discovers the unique features that make his face so special in Pretty Brown Face . A Mylar mirror at the end of the book encourages babies to explore their own pretty faces. Full color.

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 Special priceBig Fat Hen

Big Fat Hen

'One, two, buckle my shoe.Three, four, shut the door.....Nine, ten, big fat hen!' 'Baker uses an imaginative array of acrylic colors for his hens--greens, purples, and pinks to contrast with the warm, yellow straw background.There...

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Pirates Of The Seven Seas

Pirates Of The Seven Seas

Angus Konstam

The pirate perhaps epitomises the loveable rogue of popular legend, and our interest in pirates, both real and fictional, is enormous. This beautifully illustrated book presents the story of piracy in a completely new way.

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 Special priceCurious George Curious about Learning Boxed Set

Curious George Curious about Learning Boxed Set

H A Rey

Curious kids will get learning fast with this Curious George educational kit jam-packed with everything four- to six-year-olds need to build their spelling, reading, and math skills. Includes storybook, CD, workbooks, flash cards,...

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Hugs for You

Hugs for You

Hannigan Paula, Heather Brown

Inside this charmingly chunky, die-cut board book are a variety of cute and cuddly stuffed animals. And all of them are just waiting to offer big hugs and small hugs, soft hugs and strong hugs. Full color.

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The Ponder Heart

The Ponder Heart

Eudora Welty

Uncle Daniel Ponder, whose fortune is exceeded only by his desire to give it away, is the talk of Clay County and a constant source of vexation for his niece, Edna Earle, whose determined efforts to thwart his generosity prove...

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Delta Wedding

Delta Wedding

Welty Eudora

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The Lower River

The Lower River

Paul Theroux

A taut, tense, darkly suspenseful novel about a man who flees to Africa after his marriage falls apart, only to be caught up in a precarious situation in a seemingly benign village.

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This Incredible Need to Believe

This Incredible Need to Believe

Julia Kristeva, Beverley Bie Brahic

Unlike Freud, I do not claim that religion is just an illusion and a source of neurosis. The time has come to recognize, without being afraid of 'frightening' either the faithful or the agnostics, that the history of Christianity...

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 Special priceThe Lovemakers

The Lovemakers

Alan Wearne

Continues to explore the inner and outer tensions of families and society, and the rituals of home extensions, weddings and public- service career paths. Meanwhile, in the city, the demi-monde transforms itself into the drug...

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Care of Wooden Floors

Care of Wooden Floors

Will Wiles

Oskar is the composer of a piece called Variations on Tram Timetables. Currently he is in Los Angeles, having his marriage dismantled by lawyers. He has asked an old university friend to look after his cats, and take care of his...

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Give Me Your Heart: Tales of Mystery and Suspense

Give Me Your Heart: Tales of Mystery and Suspense

Joyce Carol Oates (Princeton University)

The need for love--obsessive, self-destructive, unpredictable--takes readers to forbidden places. In 10 razor-sharp stories, National Book Award winner Oates shows that the most deadly mysteries often begin at home.

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The Club Dumas

The Club Dumas

Arturo Perez-Reverte

When a well-known bibliophile is found hanged, Lucas Corso is brought in to authenticate a fragment of a manuscript purported to be The Three Musketeers. He is soon drawn into a swirling plot involving devil worship, occult...

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Manhattan: Letters from Prehistory

Manhattan: Letters from Prehistory

Helene Cixous, Beverley Bie Brahic

Tells the tale of a young French scholar who travels to the United States in 1965 on a Fulbright Fellowship to consult the manuscripts of beloved authors. In Yale University's Beinecke Library, tantalized by the conversational and...

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 Special priceExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer

Oskar Schell, the nine-year-old son of a man killed in the World Trade Center attacks, searches the five boroughs of New York City for a lock that fits a black key his father left behind.

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West of Here

West of Here

Jonathan Evison

Set in the fictional town of Port Bonita, on Washington State's rugged Pacific coast, West of Here is propelled by a story that both re-creates and celebrates the American experience.

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Paul Torday

With a wickedly wonderful cast of characters, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is the whimsical story of an unlikely hero who discovers true love, finds himself first a pawn and then a victim of political spin, and learns to believe...

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 Special priceAll the King's Men

All the King’s Men

Robert Penn Warren

Willie Stark's obsession with political power leads to the ultimate corruption of his gubernatorial administration.

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The Caller

The Caller

Karin Fossum, K E Semmel

One mild summer evening Lily and her husband are enjoying a meal while their baby daughter sleeps peacefully in her pram beneath a maple tree. But when Lily steps outside she is paralysed with terror. The child is bathed in...

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Rodin's Debutante

Rodin’s Debutante

Ward Just

Lee Goodell's life decisions--to become a sculptor, to sojourn in the mean streets of the South Side, to marry into the haute-intellectual culture of Hyde Park--play out against the crude glamour of mid-century Chicago.

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Raised from the Ground

Raised from the Ground

Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa

A multi-generational family saga that paints a sweeping portrait of modern Portuguese political history

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid's best-selling novel is now a major motion picture directed by Mira Nair ( Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake ) and starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, and Liev Schreiber

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At Last

At Last

Edward St Aubyn

A powerful reflection on pain, acceptance, and the treacheries of family, At Last is the stunning culmination of the Melrose books, a work of glittering dark comedy and profound emotional truth.

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