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Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse

Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse

Gary Groth, Floyd Gottfredson, David Gerstein

One of the most eagerly-anticipated projects in comics.

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 Special priceHow to Make Gravy

How to Make Gravy

Paul Kelly

This special edition slipcased package contains Paul Kelly's much-anticipated memoir How To Make Gravy along with the companion A-Z Recordings box set, which includes eight CDs of new live recordings of the songs that form the...

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 Special priceAi Weiwei: New York 1983-1993

Ai Weiwei: New York 1983-1993

Weiwei Ai, 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 priceA Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III

A Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III

Nigel Slater

From the one of our best-loved food writers and the presenter of BBC One's Eating Together, A Year of Good Eating is a completely fresh take on seasonal cooking.

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 Special priceThe Art Museum

The Art Museum

Phaidon

An ideal museum of the finest examples of human creativity.

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 Special priceDelicious. Feel Good Food

Delicious. Feel Good Food

Valli Little

An all-new collection of 180 recipes that will make you feel good everyday, from bestselling author Valli Little and leading food magazine delicious. There's a global movement towards growing, cooking and eating food that...

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 Special priceMade in Sicily

Made in Sicily

Giorgio Locatelli

In the follow-up to his acclaimed Made in Italy, Britain's favourite Italian chef embarks on a gastronomic tour of Sicily, a beautiful, sun-drenched isle with a rich and unique culture.

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 Special priceThe Art of French Baking

The Art of French Baking

Clotilde Dusoulier, Ginette Mathiot, First Edition Translations Limited

The definitive collection of 350 authentic French dessert recipes.

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 Special priceThe Art Book: Mini Format

The Art Book: Mini Format

Phaidon Editors, Tom Melick

An introduction to art from medieval to modern times.

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 Special priceChurchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race

Churchill’s Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race

Graham Farmelo

Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the course of modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy. Yet the twentieth century might have turned out differently had greater influence over this technology been...

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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Sylvia Nasar

An instant New York Times bestseller, from the author of A Beautiful Mind : a sweeping history of the invention of modern economics that takes readers from Dickens' London to modern Calcutta.

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 Special priceMaking a Point: The Pernickety Story of English Punctuation

Making a Point: The Pernickety Story of English Punctuation

David Crystal

The triumphant new volume in David Crystal's classic series on the English language combines the first history of English punctuation with a complete guide to how to use it.Behind every punctuation mark lie a thousand...

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 Special priceTampa

Tampa

Alissa Nutting

Celeste Price is an eighth-grade English teacher in suburban Tampa. She is attractive. She drives a red Corvette. Her husband, Ford, is rich, square-jawed and devoted to her. But Celeste has a secret. She has a singular sexual...

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The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War

The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War

Peter Englund, Peter Graves

Originally published in Sweden as Stridens Sk'onhet Och Sorg by Atlantis, Stockholm, in 2009 [i.e. 2008].--T.p. verso.

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 Special priceLe Tour De France 100

Le Tour De France 100

Serge Laget, Luke Edwardes-Evans, Andy McGrath

An illustrated celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France.

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Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation

Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation

Aili McConnon, Andres McConnon

Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, thecyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretlyaided the Italian resistance during World War II.

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 Special priceGilliamesque: A Pre-Posthumous Memoir

Gilliamesque: A Pre-Posthumous Memoir

Terry Gilliam

From his no-frills childhood in the icy wastes of Minnesota, to some of the hottest water Hollywood had to offer, Terry Gilliam's life has been as vivid and unorthodox as one of his films. This book offers an unrestrained look at...

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 Special priceAltruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

Matthieu Ricard

The new bestseller from Matthieu Ricard is the result of a lifetime's thought. This inspirational book argues that by understanding kindness and developing it as a skill we can change the world

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 Special priceA Banquet of Consequences: An Inspector Lynley Novel

A Banquet of Consequences: An Inspector Lynley Novel

Elizabeth George

Full of shocks, intensity and suspense from first page to last, A Banquet of Consequences reveals Lynley and Havers under pressure.

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 Special priceReprobates: The Cavaliers of the English Civil War

Reprobates: The Cavaliers of the English Civil War

John Stubbs

A rich account of a group of royalist wits and their reluctant part in a national disaster.

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The News: A User's Manual

The News: A User’s Manual

Alain de Botton

Explores our relationship with 'the news'. Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, this title offers a guide to the precautions we should take before venturing anywhere near the news and the 'noise' it generates.

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 Special priceLa Vita e Bella: The Elegant Art of Living in the Italian Style

La Vita e Bella: The Elegant Art of Living in the Italian Style

Jill Foulston

La Vita e Bella is the perfect gift for all those with a passion for all things Italian and the finer things of life - beautiful architecture, centuries of tradition and fine food and wine.

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 Special priceThe Twenty-First Century Art Book

The Twenty-First Century Art Book

David Trigg, Eliza Williams, Jonathan Griffin

An accessible A-Z guide to best contemporary art made since 2000

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 Special priceSpirit Country: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art

Spirit Country: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art

Jennifer Isaacs

Indigenous artists have brought their culture to the international stage from the breadth of the Australian continent and its surrounding islands. Spirit Country explores the vibrant contemporary Aboriginal art that has caught the...

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 Special priceSaraban: A Chef's Journey Through Persia

Saraban: A Chef’s Journey Through Persia

Greg Malouf, Lucy Malouf

A journey through the culinary landscapes of ancient Persia and modern-day Iran. Greg and Lucy Malouf discover a land where the rich diversity of climate, countryside, architecture and poetry provide a fitting background for an...

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Lincoln Paine

A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages,...

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Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History

Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History

Robert Hughes

Hughes opens this authoritative, searingly smart history with his own arrival in Rome in 1958, as a wide-eyed 20-year-old from Australia. Readers see him blissfully plunging into the life of the city, his exhilaration palpable on...

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 Special priceCatherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Robert K Massie

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to...

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 Special priceFear of Dying

Fear of Dying

Erica Jong

As Vanessa watches her aged parents fade, her daughter prepare for childbirth and her much older husband, Asher, struggle in the throes of open-heart surgery, she dreams of reversing time and becoming young again. With her best...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Festival of Insignificance

The Festival of Insignificance

Milan Kundera

The first new novel in over twelve years from International literary heavyweight, Milan Kundera. The Festival of Insignificance follows four middle-aged men in modern-day Paris over the course of a couple of weeks during...

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 Special priceThe Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered off

The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered off

Michael Leunig

The cartoons in The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off have been selected from five decades of work, and are wide-ranging, potent, hilarious, insightful, relevant, original and beautiful. A companion to Essential Leunig,...

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 Special priceThe Illuminations

The Illuminations

Andrew O'Hagan

Standing one evening at the window of her house by the sea, Anne Quirk sees a rabbit disappearing in the snow. Nobody remembers her now, but this elderly woman was in her youth a pioneer of British documentary photography.

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 Special priceThe Sea Devils: Operation Struggle and the Last Great Raid of World War Two

The Sea Devils: Operation Struggle and the Last Great Raid of World War Two

Mark Felton

From the author of Zero Night, another thrilling tale of World War Two derring-do - the last great Allied raid of the war which was a plan hatched in Australia and involved several young British, Australian and New Zealand special...

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 Special priceThe Essence of French Cooking

The Essence of French Cooking

Michel Roux

Based around 100 classic recipes that have stood the test of time, this lavishly illustrated book explores the diversity of French cuisine, which has influenced so many other styles of cooking around the world over the centuries....

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