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 Special priceThe New Yorker Stories

The New Yorker Stories

Ann Beattie

Beattie, a master of the short form, delivers a collection of all the storiesshe has published in The New Yorker.

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me about Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me about Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything

Col. Chris Hadfield

What going to space taught me about ingenuity, determination, and being prepared for anything.

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 Special priceThe Art of Neil Gaiman: The Visual Story of One of the World's Most Vital Creative Forces

The Art of Neil Gaiman: The Visual Story of One of the World’s Most Vital Creative Forces

Hayley Campbell, Audrey Niffenegger

From unforgettable books like The Ocean at the End of the Lane and American Gods to ground-breaking comics and graphic novels like The Sandman and Violent Cases, this book presents an examination of Neil Gaiman's work to date.

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 Special priceSo You've Been Publicly Shamed

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the consequences of public shaming

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 Special pricePrayer

Prayer

Philip Kerr

FBI Agent Gil Martins is a religious man who is close to losing his faith; the very nature of his job has led him to question the existence of a God. But his new-found atheism is severely challenged when prayer apears to to be the...

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 Special pricePop to Popism

Pop to Popism

Wayne Tunnicliffe, Anneke Jaspers

From the emergence of pop art in the 1950s through to its reinvented forms in the 1980s, this book explores the dynamic engagement of art with popular culture.

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 Special priceTessa Kiros - Food from Many Greek Kitchens

Tessa Kiros - Food from Many Greek Kitchens

Tessa Kiros

No one captures the spirit and soul of a place quite like Tessa Kiros. Who better than Tessa to take you on a colourful and magical journey into the kitchens of her friends and family, cataloguing the traditional Greek foods for...

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 Special priceLeading

Leading

Alex Ferguson, Michael Moritz

An inspirational book about leadership from the most successful British football manager of all time.

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 Special priceMore Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Shaun Usher

Offers a collection, which reminds us that much of what matters in our lives finds its way into our letters. This book includes letters from: Jane Austen, Richard Burton, Helen Keller, Alan Turing, Albus Dumbledore, Eleanor...

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 Special priceIn the Night of Time

In the Night of Time

Antonio Munoz Molina, Edith Grossman

October 1936. Spanish architect Ignacio Abel arrives at Penn Station, the final stop on his journey from war-torn Madrid, where he has left behind his wife and children, abandoning them to uncertainty.

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 Special priceDavid Herbert's Best Home Cooking

David Herbert’s Best Home Cooking

David Herbert

In this generous collection, David Herbert brings together 200 of his most-loved recipes from his popular column in the Weekend Australian. David is well known for his down-to-earth style, using simple, well-chosen flavours to...

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Nigellissima: Easy Italian-Inspired Recipes

Nigellissima: Easy Italian-Inspired Recipes

Nigella Lawson

Nigellissima, like the Italian cooking from which it takes its inspiration, is a celebration of food that is fresh, delicious, and unpretentious. Here Nigella Lawson serves up 120 straightforward and...

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 Special priceA Girl and Her Greens: Hearty Meals from the Garden

A Girl and Her Greens: Hearty Meals from the Garden

April Bloomfield

From Swiss Chard Cannelloni to Roasted Onions with Sage Pesto, from Kale Polenta to Fennel Salad with Blood Orange, from Braised Peas and Little Gem Lettuce to Roasted Leeks with Walnut Breadcrumbs, this book is packed with...

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 Special priceConcorde: The Rise and Fall of the Supersonic Airliner

Concorde: The Rise and Fall of the Supersonic Airliner

Jonathan Glancey

A new and boldly original history of the iconic aircraft, by the bestselling author of Spitfire: The Biography and Harrier.

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 Special priceThe Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence

The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence

Sam Willis

In unprecedented and gripping detail, one of Britain's foremost naval historians explores a crucial period in the making of the modern world.

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 Special priceProfessor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Professor Stewart’s Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to 10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if you wrote it out, would span the universe. He looks at every kind of number you can think of  - real,...

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 Special priceA Classic Story for Every Day

A Classic Story for Every Day

Offers a collection such as: Rosie's Walk; Dogger; Mister Magnolia; The Giant Jam Sandwich; Mrs Pepperpot and the Treasure; Me and You; and The Bear.

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 Special priceThe Men Who Mapped the World/The Treasures of Cartography

The Men Who Mapped the World/The Treasures of Cartography

Beau Riffenburgh

Maps have been crucial in the development of empires, have helped to win wars, and have encouraged man to venture further than his known boundaries. This title looks at how the science of cartography developed, how maps are used...

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The Rise of the Tudors: The Family That Changed English History

The Rise of the Tudors: The Family That Changed English History

Chris Skidmore

Originally published as: Bosworth. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013.

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 Special priceA Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France

A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage to France

Dee Nolan

This captivating book unearths numerous treasures in the French countryside, from exquisite Romanesque churches to world-renowned wine and cheese caves, colourful local customs and food experiences of both the Michelin-starred and...

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 Special priceA Food Lover's Pilgrimage Along the Camino to Santiago De Compostela

A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage Along the Camino to Santiago De Compostela

Dee Nolan

A constant on my camino was the powerful sensation of a message across time, a guiding hand reaching out to me from those who had passed this way before.' A thousand-year-old pilgrimage route and food traditions stretching back de...

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 Special price Read reviewAll That is

All That is

James Salter

Explores a life unfolding in a world on the brink of change. The life is that of Philip Bowman and we see his formative experiences as a young naval officer in battles off Okinawa, his postwar career as a book editor in New York,...

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 Special priceA Brief Guide to Classical Civilization

A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization

Stephen Kershaw

An accessible and comprehensive introduction to Classical history, myth and the ancient world.

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 Special priceAi Weiwei: New York 1983-1993

Ai Weiwei: New York 1983-1993

Ai Weiwei, Martin Gropius-Bau

The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (b. Beijing 1957; lives and works in Beijing) spent the years from 1983 to 1993 in New York. During this time, he took more than 10,000 black-and-white photographs of life in the American metropolis;...

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 Special priceExtra Sensory: the Science and Pseudoscience of Telepathy and Other Powers of the Mind

Extra Sensory: the Science and Pseudoscience of Telepathy and Other Powers of the Mind

Brian Clegg

We'd all love to have 'psi' abilities like telepathy, telekinesis, and remote viewing. But is there any solid evidence to back up these talents, or are they nothing more than fantasy? By looking at possible physical mechanisms for...

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 Special priceProfessor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Professor Stewart’s Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Ian Stewart

Like its wildly popular predecessors 'Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities' and 'Hoard of Mathematical Treasures', this book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous...

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 Special priceHallucinations

Hallucinations

Oliver Sacks

'The keystone of the amazing edifice that is this remarkable thinker's oeuvre.' Will Self, Guardian

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 Special priceAwakenings

Awakenings

Oliver Sacks

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

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 Special priceAn Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

Oliver Sacks

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

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 Special priceLetters of Ted Hughes

Letters of Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes, Christopher Reid

This selection includes correspondence from Hughes's marriage to Sylvia Plath, and his letters to those he trusted reveal much about his feelings for her.

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