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 Special priceNigella Bites

Nigella Bites

Nigella Lawson

A collection of uncomplicated, fresh recipes that are easy to make after a busy day at the office, fun to linger over at weekends or to make with the kids, dreamy to look at and delicious to eat. Recipes include late breakfasts,...

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 Special priceA Salad for All Seasons

A Salad for All Seasons

Harry Eastwood

Let's eat more salad! It's fresh, colourful and healthy fast food. This title introduces us to over 100 delicious, original and easy-to-make salads to see you through the year. It includes recipes such as Peach and Mozarella with...

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 Special priceDam Busters: The Race to Smash the Dams, 1943

Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the Dams, 1943

James Holland

The night of May 16th, 1943. Nineteen specially adapted Lancaster bombers take off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, each with a huge 9,000lb cylindrical bomb strapped underneath it. Their mission: to destroy three dams deep...

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 Special priceThe Happiness Trap: Stop Struggling, Start Living

The Happiness Trap: Stop Struggling, Start Living

Dr. Russ Harris

In this controversial, but empowering self-help book, Dr Russ Harries, reveals how millions of people are unwittingly caught in the 'The Happiness Trap', where the more they strive for happiness the more they suffer in the long...

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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration

The Explorer’s Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration

Fergus Fleming, Annabel Merullo, Michael Palin

A photographic history celebrating the achievements of the men and women who pushed forward the boundaries of our knowledge of the world's least known places over the past 150 years, accompanied by the words of the explorers...

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Darwin's Armada: Four Voyagers to the Southern Oceans and Their Battle for the Theory of Evolution

Darwin’s Armada: Four Voyagers to the Southern Oceans and Their Battle for the Theory of Evolution

Iain McCalman

The riveting true story of four great voyages of discovery that inspired Darwin's Origin of Species

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 Special priceCash: The Autobiography

Cash: The Autobiography

Johnny Cash, Patrick Carr

This fascinating autobiography of the country music legend recounts the highs and lows, the struggles and hard-won triumphs of his remarkable life.

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 Special priceThe Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

The Seventy Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Monuments and How They Were Built

Christopher Scarre

How were the ancient wonders of the world built? This text examines spectacular feats of engineering and celebrates the achievements of the builders who worked without the aid of modern technology. It includes 70 wonders, from the...

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 Special priceEdward Steichen: Lives in Photography

Edward Steichen: Lives in Photography

William A. Ewing, Todd Brandow

Edward Steichen is unquestionably one of the most prolific, versatile, influential and controversial names in the history of photography. This is the most complete and wide-ranging volume on Steichen ever published.

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 Special priceThe Bistro Cookbook

The Bistro Cookbook

Bring the flavours of France into your own home with The Bistro Cookbook, a gorgeous collection of tasty, classic recipes.

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 Special priceWhat's for Dinner?: Easy Recipes for Every Day of the Week

What’s for Dinner?: Easy Recipes for Every Day of the Week

Michele Curtis

What's for Dinner? is the perfect solution to the mid-week dinner dilemma. It's ideal for busy people who have run out of meal ideas or bored with the tired, old classics . The recipes are easy to follow and make, and the...

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 Special priceThomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Jon Meacham

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times.

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 Special priceDodger

Dodger

Terry Pratchett

Dodger is a tosher - a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn't. But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to...

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Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Terry Teachout

Louis Armstrong was the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century and a giant of modern American culture. He knocked the Beatles off the top of the charts, wrote the finest of all jazz autobiographies and created collages...

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E Street Shuffle: The Glory Days of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

E Street Shuffle: The Glory Days of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

Clinton Heylin

An intimate look at one of rock's brightest stars and his legendary backing band Before he was the swaggering, stadium-packing megastar, Bruce Springsteen was a brooding introvert, desperate to strike a balance between his...

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 Special price Read reviewArtists in Conversation

Artists in Conversation

Janet Hawley

A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of the world's most infamous artists. This beautifully presented collection of essays by award-winning journalist Janet Hawley examines the creative output of some of the last few...

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 Special priceAustralian Native Plants: Cultivation, Use in Landscaping and Propagation

Australian Native Plants: Cultivation, Use in Landscaping and Propagation

John W. Wrigley, Murray Fagg

Suitable for gardeners, containing 100 plant profiles and photos, this book provides a wealth of information on literally thousands of native plants, their properties, cultivation and propagation. It provides an advice on...

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 Special priceGypsy: A World of Colour and Interiors

Gypsy: A World of Colour and Interiors

Sibella Court

A beautiful book for lovers of design, interiors and travel - Gypsy presents Sibella's styling inspiration from around the globe and will encourage you to channel your passions into styling your interior spaces

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 Special priceThe Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

Oscar Wilde, Alexis Deacon

The Selfish Giant has a beautiful garden, but he won't let any of the children play in it. Winter comes and never leaves, until the power of love brings Spring and joy into the Giant's garden and his heart.

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 Special priceThe Invisible Kingdom

The Invisible Kingdom

Rob Ryan

The Prince lived in a palace that seemed to have been specially designed to make someone who already felt small feel even smaller. The only person who treated the Prince like a normal child was the Bootman. This title is about a...

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 Special priceDearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

Bob Spitz

The stunning story of how Julia Child transformed herself into the cult figure who touched off a food revolution that has gripped the country for more than 50 years. Spanning Pasadena to Paris, acclaimed author Spitz reveals the...

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 Special priceThe Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization

The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization

Arthur Herman

Herman reveals how two Greek philosophers, Plato and Aristotle, became the twin fountainheads of Western culture, and tells how their rivalry gave Western civilization its unique dynamism down to the present.

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 Special priceThe Kingdom and the Quarry: China, Australia, Fear and Greed

The Kingdom and the Quarry: China, Australia, Fear and Greed

David Uren

China has rapidly become Australia's most important trading partner. It is also the rising power in our region. In The Kingdom and the Quarry David Uren takes us inside the high - stakes world of the two countries' relationship....

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 Special priceShackleton's Epic: Recreating the World's Greatest Journey of Survival

Shackleton’s Epic: Recreating the World’s Greatest Journey of Survival

Tim Jarvis

'Never for me the lowered banner, never the last endeavour' SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON

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 Special priceNarcopolis

Narcopolis

Jeet Thayil

Portrays a city in collision with itself. With a cast of pimps, pushers, poets, gangsters and eunuchs, this title is a journey into a sprawling underworld.

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 Special priceAll the Right Angles

All the Right Angles

Joel Levy

All the Right Angles takes the often-feared field of mathematics and combines it with something that is widely understood by all: sports. Within every sport, a variety of mathematical and scientific principles are at work...

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 Special priceRock Country

Rock Country

Christian Ryan

An entertaining and revealing romp through the story of Australian rock and pop told by those that lived it, performed it, and adored it.

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 Special priceIn My Shoes

In My Shoes

Tamara Mellon, William Patrick

In My Shoes is a must-read for fashion aficionados, aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone who loves a juicy true story about sex, drugs, money, power, overcoming adversity . . . and high heels.

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 Special priceWild Tales

Wild Tales

Graham Nash

From Graham Nash - the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands the Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash - comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every music fan.

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 Special priceThe Great War

The Great War

Joe Sacco

Printed on fine accordion-fold paper and packaged in a deluxe hardcover slipcase with a 16-page accompanying booklet, The Great War is a landmark work in Sacco's illustrious career, and makes visceral one of the bloodiest days in...

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 Special priceHoly Fool: The Pictures of Michael Leunig

Holy Fool: The Pictures of Michael Leunig

Michael Leunig

Filled with his trademark, lunacy, poignancy and arrow to the heart wisdom here are the collected works - from paintings, to sculpture, from prints to drawings - of Australia's most admired cartoonist together in one book for the...

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 Special priceDon't Look Now

Don’t Look Now

Mark Sanderson

Don't Look Now, released in 1973, confirmed director Nicolas Roeg as one of the most stylish and innovative British directors of the postwar period. This new edition of Sanderson's study is published in the Film Classics 20th...

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 Special priceIl Conformista (The Conformist)

Il Conformista (The Conformist)

Chris Wagstaff

Il Conformist has mesmerised audiences by Bertulocci's mastery of the telling, the beauty of the images, the camera work, its soundtrack, and the intensity with which the characters convey powerful psychic energies. This unique...

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 Special priceSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Eric Smoodin

On release in the 1930s, Snow White became a milestone in animated film, Disney production and the US box office. Today its fans cross generations and continents, proving that this tale of the loveable, banished princess and her...

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 Special priceVertigo

Vertigo

Charles Barr

In the 1992 Sight and Sound poll, critics and film-makers voted Vertigo the fourth greatest film of all time. This new edition of Barr's study of Vertigo is published in the Film Classics 20th anniversary series of special...

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 Special priceWent the Day Well?

Went the Day Well?

Penelope Houston

Went the Day Well? is one of the most unusual Ealing Studios pictures, a distinctly unsentimental war film made in the darkest days of WWII. Houston studies why the film avoids the cosy Ealing trademark. This Film Classics 20th...

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 Special priceDeadwood

Deadwood

Jason Jacobs

Jason Jacobs' study of Deadwood (HBO, 2004-6) combines an in-depth production and reception history with astute analysis of the series' key themes and aesthetic strategies to argue that the show not only marked a radical revision...

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 Special priceFascist Italy and the Middle East, 1933-40

Fascist Italy and the Middle East, 1933-40

Nir Arielli

An examination of why and how Fascist Italy sought to increase its influence in the Middle East, and why Italian efforts ultimately failed. Offering fresh insights into Fascist Italy's foreign and colonial policies, this book...

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 Special priceThe History of Australian Wine: Stories from the Vineyard to the Cellar Door

The History of Australian Wine: Stories from the Vineyard to the Cellar Door

Max Allen

Tells the story of Australian wine during the entire 20th century. Based on a series of interviews conducted across a broad range of industry figures, winemakers to cellar hands, from business leaders to grape growers, wine writer...

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 Special priceShannon Bennett's Paris

Shannon Bennett’s Paris

Shannon Bennett

Takes readers on a tour of Paris. This guide includes the author's favourite three-star restaurants, bistros, bars and hotels, his pick of the places to buy macaroons, bread, wine, chocolate, truffles and caviar, and advice on how...

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 Special priceOne Magic Square: Food Plot Designs for All Seasons in Temperate Climates

One Magic Square: Food Plot Designs for All Seasons in Temperate Climates

Lolo Houbein

One Magic Square shows how, with a ten-minute effort, you can start your own productive food garden on a single square metre. By following these plot designs you can keep your labour pleasurable as your self-sufficiency...

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 Special priceLake Eyre: A Journey Through the Heart of the Continent

Lake Eyre: A Journey Through the Heart of the Continent

Paul Lockyer

At the heart of Australia, framed by desert, Lake Eyre, the country's biggest lake, seldom sees water. Most of the time it is a vast salt pan, eerily empty, devoid of all life. But when the rains come and the great rivers flow...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Alexander McCall Smith

* Mma Ramotswe's thirteenth adventure; published in Little, Brown hardback

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 Special priceSisterland

Sisterland

Curtis Sittenfeld

For identical twins, Kate and Violet are about as unlike as two peas from the same pod can be. Except in one respect - they share a hidden gift they call 'the Senses', a special kind of intuition that can allow them to see things...

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 Read reviewSunday's Garden: Growing Heide

Sunday’s Garden: Growing Heide

Lesley Harding, Kendrah Morgan, Mirka Mora

Sunday's Garden explores the growing of Heide, now site of Heide Museum and Art Gallery, and in doing so fully restores the Heide garden into the literature surrounding this inspiring site, its creators John and Sunday Reed, and...

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 Special priceGurrumul: His Life and Music

Gurrumul: His Life and Music

Robert Hillman

From concert halls to recording studios and into Aboriginal heartlands, this is the story of Australia′s Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. This unique Indigenous man is one of the most inspiring music stories of our generation.

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 Special priceThe Handmade Loaf

The Handmade Loaf

Dan Lepard

A collection of recipes, personal stories and photographs that capture the breads and home bakers of Europe. It includes over 80 recipes, many of which are inspired by the bakers profiled. It is suitable for the experienced baker,...

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The Emotional Life of Your Brain

The Emotional Life of Your Brain

Richard Davidson, Sharon Begley

How to retrain our brain to improve our emotional behaviour by pioneering neuroscientist

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 Special price Read reviewThe Yellow Birds

The Yellow Birds

Kevin Powers

An unforgettable depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq veteran and poet, The Yellow Birds is already being hailed as a modern classic.

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 Special pricePermanent Revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian Avant-garde 1953-97

Permanent Revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian Avant-garde 1953-97

Richard Haese

In 1960 the 22-year-old Mike Brown joined the New Zealand artist, Ross Crothall, in an old terrace house in inner Sydney's Annandale. Over the following two years the artists filled the house with a remarkable body of work.

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 Special price Read reviewWool

Wool

Hugh Howey

In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant underground silo. Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and...

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The French Slow Cooker

The French Slow Cooker

Michele Scicolone

With a slow cooker, even novices can turn out dishes that taste as though they came straight out of the kitchen of a French grandmere. The author, who showed home cooks how to prepare extraordinary Italian fare in the slow cooker,...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Twelve

The Twelve

Justin Cronin

The epic story of THE PASSAGE continues

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 Special priceThe Cook's Companion

The Cook’s Companion

Stephanie Alexander

Intended to be used everyday. This work features recipes from apple tart to zuccini souffle. It offers advice and shows which foods go best together.

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Confusion: The Private Papers of Privy Councillor R. Von D.

Confusion: The Private Papers of Privy Councillor R. Von D.

Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell (Freelance translator), George Prochnik

Stefan Zweig was particularly drawn to the novella, and Confusion, a rigorous and yet transporting dramatization of the conflict between the heart and the mind, is among his supreme achievements in the form. A young man who is...

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Oh! If Only...

Oh! If Only…

Michael Foreman

Sometimes big things have very small beginnings. Oh! If only . . . I had stayed home that day . . . If only . . . I hadn't met that dog . . . If only . . . he didn't want to play . . . And so begins a remarkably funny chain of...

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 Special price Read reviewA Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King

Dave Eggers

In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great.

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 Special priceThe Arts of Persia

The Arts of Persia

Ronald W. Ferrier

Persian art, with its detailed ornamentation, color, floral decoration, and intricate craftsmanship, includes some of the most beautiful works of art ever created. This book discusses the art of Persia in all its variety, relating...

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 Special pricePower Systems

Power Systems

Noam Chomsky

In this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky explores the most immediate and urgent concerns: the future of democracy in the Arab world, the implications of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the...

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Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City

Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City

Guy Delisle, Helge Dascher

Explores the complexities of a Jerusalem city that represents so much to so many. This title examines the impact of the conflict on the lives of people on both sides of the wall while drolly recounting the quotidian: checkpoints,...

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 Special priceGreat Journeys

Great Journeys

Hardback pictorial. Travel the World's Most Spectacular Routes. Have you dreamed of a travel experience where the journey is as much a part of the pleasure as the destination itself?

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Journal: 1837-1861

Journal: 1837-1861

Henry David Thoreau, Damion Searls, John R. Stilgoe

Henry David Thoreau's journal was his life's work; a treasure trove of some of the finest prose in English.

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Journal: 1837-1861

Journal: 1837-1861

Henry David Thoreau, Damion Searls, John R. Stilgoe

Henry David Thoreau's journal was his life's work; a treasure trove of some of the finest prose in English.

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 Special priceThe Doors

The Doors

Greil Marcus

The author saw the Doors band many times at the legendary Filmore Auditorium and the Avalon Ballroom in 1967. This title tells the story of the band.

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 Special priceMerchants, Princes and Painters: Silk Fabrics in Italian and Northern Painting, 1300-1550

Merchants, Princes and Painters: Silk Fabrics in Italian and Northern Painting, 1300-1550

Lisa Monnas

Silk was one of the great social signifiers of the later Middle Ages, and it is represented in a profusion of paintings from the period, demonstrating the opulence of the patron's own dress.

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 Read reviewThe Lacuna

The Lacuna

Barbara Kingsolver

Born in the US and reared in Mexico, Harrison Shepherd is a liability to his social-climbing flapper mother, Salome. Making himself useful in the household of the famed Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and exiled...

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 Special priceRiver Cottage Veg Every Day!

River Cottage Veg Every Day!

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hearty, seasonal cooking with veg - to tie in with the accompanying Channel 4 series

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 Special priceThe Songs of Sapa: Stories and Recipes from Vietnam

The Songs of Sapa: Stories and Recipes from Vietnam

Luke Nguyen

On a personal and culinary journey through Vietnam, Luke Nguyen visits family and friends, and is invited into the homes of local Vietnamese food experts and cooks, to learn more about one of the richest, most diverse cuisines in...

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 Special priceIndochine: Baguettes and Bank Mi: Finding France in Vietnam

Indochine: Baguettes and Bank Mi: Finding France in Vietnam

Luke Nguyen

Indochine sees Red Lantern's Luke Nguyen revisit his beloved Vietnam and seek out the food and cultural remnants of this former French colonial empire. The recipes and accompanying stories showcase the French influence upon...

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 Special priceBreakfast at Tiffany's: The Official 50th Anniversary Companion

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: The Official 50th Anniversary Companion

Sarah Gristwood

Holly Golightly was undoubtedly the role that made Audrey Hepburn a movie icon. To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' in 2011, this lavish book pays tribute to its ongoing popularity. It includes...

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 Special priceLisbon War In The Shadows Of The City Of Light

Lisbon War In The Shadows Of The City Of Light

Neill Lochery

This is the story of how a relatively poor European country not only survived the war physically intact, but came out of it much wealthier in 1945 than it had been when war broke out in 1939. The country's emergence as a...

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 Special priceThe Lure of the Japanese Garden

The Lure of the Japanese Garden

Alison Main, Newell Platten

This book takes you on a tour of 120 gardens across Japan, covering a broader geographical spread than any other book available in English or Japanese. Main and Platten describe the gardens' physical aspects, and the historical,...

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The Kitchen Diaries II: A Year of Simple Cooking

The Kitchen Diaries II: A Year of Simple Cooking

Nigel Slater

Includes over 250 recipes, many from his BBC TV series Dish of the Day, Simple Suppers and Simple Cooking. From Nigel Slater, presenter of Dish of the Day and one of our best-loved food writers, a beautiful and inspiring...

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 Special priceThe Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines

The Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines

Farhad Daftary

The 2007 second edition of an authoritative history of the Isma'ilis from their origins in the formative period of Islam to the present day.

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 Special priceMethods of Research on Contemporary Cultures

Methods of Research on Contemporary Cultures

Margaret Mead

Few anthropologists today realize the pioneering role Margaret
Mead played in the investigation of contemporary cultures. This
volume collects and presents a variety of her essays on research
methodology relating to...

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 Special priceThe Captains: The Story Behind Australia's Second Most Important Job

The Captains: The Story Behind Australia’s Second Most Important Job

Malcolm Knox

Covering the highs and lows of Australia's national game, The Captains chronicles the personalities that have shaped and influenced the Australian team for over a century.

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 Special priceThe Military History of Tsarist Russia

The Military History of Tsarist Russia

Frederick W. Kagan, Robin Higham

This is the first overview in English of the rise of the armed forces in Russia, from the Muscovite army of the fifteenth century through the Napoleonic wars in 1812-1815. Essays also highlight the ideological conflict between...

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 Special priceGeorg Letham: Physician and Murderer

Georg Letham: Physician and Murderer

Ernst Weiss, Joel Rotenberg

Mixing Fritz Lang and Alfred Hitchcock with Dostoevsky, a chilling exploration of a deviant mind.

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 Special priceThe Economy of the Greek Cities: From the Archaic Period to the Early Roman Empire

The Economy of the Greek Cities: From the Archaic Period to the Early Roman Empire

Leopold Migeotte, Janet Lloyd

This introduction to the Ancient Greek economy has proved popular in France, and has also been translated into Italian and Greek; this first English edition is of the second French edition of 2007.

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 Special priceAppropriate Sustainabilities/innovations Durables: New Ways in French Architecture/une Autre Architecture Francaise

Appropriate Sustainabilities/innovations Durables: New Ways in French Architecture/une Autre Architecture Francaise

Marc Emery, Luciana Ravanel

Between 1999 and 2002, Electricite de France (EDF) initiated an ambitious research programme to bring together first-class architects and innovative technologies involving renewable energy and other ecologically-oriented...

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 Special priceThe Cambridge Companion to Gunter Grass

The Cambridge Companion to Gunter Grass

Stuart Taberner

New essays for students of German's best-known living author and his works, including The Tin Drum.

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 Special priceReadings and Writings: Forty Years in Books

Readings and Writings: Forty Years in Books

Jason Cotter

Readings and Writings is a collection of new Australian short stories from writers who have been involved with Readings over the years. All have contributed freely to celebrate the shop and its achievements, and to...

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 Special priceA History of Social Psychology: From the Eighteenth-century Enlightenment to the Second World War

A History of Social Psychology: From the Eighteenth-century Enlightenment to the Second World War

Gustav Jahoda

An engaging narrative on social psychology demonstrating the links between early and current thought.

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 Special priceChanges in Scenery: Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Europe

Changes in Scenery: Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Europe

Thies Schroder

Landscape architecture's potential does not lie in unified profession, but in polarization. This key idea of Thies Schroder is reflected in the diverse approaches of the 14 offices whose work is presented in these updated...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Hanging Garden

The Hanging Garden

Patrick White

Two children are brought to a wild garden on the shores of Sydney Harbour to shelter from the Second World War. The boy's mother has died in the Blitz. The girl is the daughter of a Sydney woman and a Communist executed in a Greek...

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 Read reviewGreat House

Great House

Nicole Krauss

Krauss pens a powerful, soaring novel about a stolen desk that contains the secrets, and becomes the obsession, of the lives it passes through.

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Counterpath: Travelling with Jacques Derrida

Counterpath: Travelling with Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida, Catherine Malabou, David Wills

This is a collaborative work by Catharine Malabou and Jacques Derrida that answers to the gamble inherent in the idea of travelling with the philosopher of deconstruction. The work is punctuated by a series of postcards received...

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Impostor

Impostor

Damon Galgut

When Adam moves into an abandoned house on the dusty edge of town, he is hoping to recover from the loss of his job and his home in the city. But when he meets Canning - a shadowy figure from his childhood - and Canning's...

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Poetry for the Spirit: Poems of Universal Wisdom and Beauty

Poetry for the Spirit: Poems of Universal Wisdom and Beauty

Alan Jacobs

Spanning 4,000 years of world literature, this expansive anthology gathers 600 poems by more than 250 poets. In addition to hundreds of masterworks in English, there are verses translated from Sanskrit, Egyptian, Hindi, Persian,...

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Antonio Carluccio: The Collection

Antonio Carluccio: The Collection

Antonio Carluccio

Capturing Antonio's simple, joyful and no-fuss approach to cooking, this exceptional book, with over 300 of his best recipes, provides a unique culinary journey covering every aspect of the Italian meal from antipasti to dolci and...

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 Special priceConsorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets

Consorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets

Deryn Rees-Jones

A critical study of the importance of three generations of women
poets.

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Here

Here

Wislawa Szymborska, Clare Cavanagh, Stanislaw Baranczak

Features twenty-seven poems.

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Postcards from Vogue: 100 Iconic Covers

Postcards from Vogue: 100 Iconic Covers

Vogue

A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a striking Vogue cover. It covers early illustrations from artists including George Wolfe Plank, Olive Tilton, Pierre Brissaud, and Eduardo Garcia Benito saw ethereal figures of...

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 Special priceThemes in French Culture: A Preface to a Study of French Community

Themes in French Culture: A Preface to a Study of French Community

Margaret Mead, Rhoda Metraux, Renee Fox

Mead and Metraux present a vivid picture of the French starting with the organization of the house and its architecture, and drawing original conclusions for the structure of French families and overall cultural values. This work,...

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 Special pricePride: The Seven Deadly Sins

Pride: The Seven Deadly Sins

Michael Eric Dyson

Of the seven deadly sins, pride is the only one with a virtuous side. The author probes the philosophical and theological roots of pride in examining its transformation in Western culture. He discusses how black pride keeps blacks...

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 Special priceGardening Australia's Flora: The Gardener's Bible

Gardening Australia’s Flora: The Gardener’s Bible

Various

Gardening Australia's Flora is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia containing information on more than 20,000 plants from all around the world. Organised in an A to Z format by botanical name, the individual...

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George Orwell, Thomas Pynchon

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Elsie Burch Donald

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Helen Constantine, Hugh Shankland

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Salley Vickers

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The Rock, The: Travelling to Uluru

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Barry Hill

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Richard Wolffe

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Turkey and Israel are two of the most important countries in the Middle East, but also are outsiders to the region for political and cultural reasons. Here Bengio examines the historic, geo-strategic and political-cultural roots...

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Michael Eric Dyson

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Michael S. Merry

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David Downie, Alison Harris

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Willy Schumann

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Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield

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Franz Kafka, Idris Parry

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Awakening the Heroes within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform Our World

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Carol S. Pearson

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Colm Toibin

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David Thomson

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The House of Mirth

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Edith Wharton

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Cormac McCarthy

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Cities of the Plain

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Cormac McCarthy

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Crome Yellow

Aldous Huxley

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Dracula

Bram Stoker

Dracula (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition).

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The Event and Its Terrors: Ireland, Famine, Modernity

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Stuart McLean

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John Duvall

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Into Thin Air

Krakauer Jon

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Gillian Darley

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A Family Matter

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Will Eisner

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Chalmers Johnson

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A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the World's Largest Experiment Reveals about Human Desire

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Ogi Ogas, Sai Gaddam

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Jaimy Gordon

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Natalie Zemon Davis

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My Brain is Hanging Upside Down

David Heatley

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Germania

The Saatchi Gallery

Presents painting as a fundamental root of artistic expression. Demonstrating how in an age of endless artistic possibilities painting remains a primary medium, this book explores the German tradition beginning with the work of...

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Guide for the Unlucky: A Pop-up Book

Kyle Bean

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A Venetian Bestiary

Jan Morris

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Isaiah Berlin, Beata Polanowska-Sygulska

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Helen Rappaport

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Clawing at the Limits of Cool: Miles Davis, John Coltrane and the Greatest Jazz Collaboration Ever

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Farah Jasmine Griffin, Salim Wahington

When trumpeter and bandleader Miles Davis chose the members of his quintet in 1955, he passed over respected saxophonists to pick out the relatively untested John Coltrane. This book examines the profound implications that the...

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25, 000 Years of Erotic Freedom

Alan Moore

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Adam Jacot de Boinod

Drawing on the collective wisdom of over 280 languages, this book is suitable for those who are interested in words, language or the world around them.

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Roberto Calasso

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The Three-Pound Enigma: The Human Brain and the Quest to Unlock Its Mysteries

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Shannon Moffett

At only three pounds--80 percent of which is water--how is the human brain capable of outstripping the computational and storage capacities of the most complex computer?

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This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Stephan Talty

At the height of his power, Napoleon was unstoppable. But the tiny typhus microbe would test Napoleon to his limit. This work tells the tale of these two unstoppable historical forces meeting on the road to Moscow in a clash of...

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Bert Holldobler, Edward O. Wilson

Demonstrates that the study of the superorganism has led to various developments in our understanding of how the transitions between such levels have occurred in evolution and how life has progressed from simple to complex forms.

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

J. K. Rowling

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David McDermott Hughes

European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule. Arriving in the 1890s, white settlers never comprised...

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The Sixties: Diaries, Volume Two: 1960-1969

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Originally published in Great Britain in 2010 by Chatto & Windus --T.p. verso.

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Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People

Amy Sedaris

From America's most delightfully unconventional hostess and the bestselling author of I Like You comes a new book that will forever change the way we think about crafting.

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Revolution in the Air: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1957-1973

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Clinton Heylin

A comprehensive book on Bob Dylan's song lyrics, this volume arranges the more than 300 songs by the date they were actually written rather than when they appeared on albums.

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Rebels and Traitors

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Lindsey Davis

Set against the terrible struggle of the English Civil War and the dark plots of the Commonwealth, this title tells the story of soldiers, adventurers, aristocrats and kings, tradesmen, politicians, radicals and scavengers - and...

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Planisphere: New Poems

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John Ashbery

BreathlikeJust as the day could use another hour, I need another idea. Not a conceptor a slogan. Something more like a rutmade thousands of years ago by one of the firstwheels as it rolled along. It never came backto see...

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Sean Smith

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Piano Lessons

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Anna Goldsworthy

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Deyan Sudjic

A biography of Lord Foster, one of the world's foremost architects, written with his full co-operation.

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Memory Wall

Anthony Doerr

From an award-winning author comes a new collection of stories that is even more compelling and accomplished than his previous work.

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