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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 author has collaborated with Paul Smith, Liberty, Fortnum and Mason and Tatty Devine, amongst others. He lived in a palace that seemed to have been specially designed to make someone who already felt small feel even smaller....

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 Special priceNigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities

Nigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities

Nigella Lawson

Includes practical, easy-to-follow recipes and an advice about planning and cooking ahead. This title also includes various recipes from Christmas cakes and puddings, to quick and easy homemade presents, and edible...

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 Special priceNigella Express

Nigella Express

Nigella Lawson

Featuring fast foods, ingenious short cuts, terrific time-saving ideas, effortless entertaining and easy, delicious meals, this title offers solution to eating well when time is short.

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 Special priceForever Summer

Forever Summer

Nigella Lawson

Features summery recipes that can be eaten at any time - from scrumptious Italian antipasti and Greek mezze to Spanish dishes, from barbecues to beach picnics, from Moroccan roast lamb to Mauritian prawn curry, from the...

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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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The Rolling Stones: 50

The Rolling Stones: 50

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood

On Thursday 12 July 1962 the Rolling Stones went on stage at the Marquee Club in London's Oxford Street. In the intervening fifty years the Stones have performed live in front of more people than any band... ever. Curated,...

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Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger

Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger

Christopher Andersen

Number-one bestselling biographer Andersen provides this no-holds-barred biography as shocking and uncompromising as Mick Jagger himself, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones and their world tour in a...

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Whatever It Is, I Don't Like It: The Best of Howard Jacobson

Whatever It Is, I Don’t Like It: The Best of Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson

A collection of 2010 Man Booker winner Howard Jacobson's most acclaimed journalism

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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 priceThe Gardener's Book of Days

The Gardener’s Book of Days

Holly Kerr Forsyth

Brings together gardening tips, historical gardeners, plant information, and the world's most loved gardens, organised into daily readings for the whole year. Australian gardens and gardening festivals are discussed, as well as...

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 Special priceThe Complete Essays of Mark Twain

The Complete Essays of Mark Twain

Mark Twain, Charles Neider

Mark Twain is best known as a humourist and a novelist, but, as this collection confirms, he was also a fine essayist. English as She is Taught , What is Man? and Letters to Satan are among the 77 pieces that reveal his range...

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 Special priceTears of Mermaids: The Secret Story of Pearls

Tears of Mermaids: The Secret Story of Pearls

Stephen G Bloom

A round, luminescent pearl is the simplest and most perfect gem. Columbus sought--and found--this precious jewel coveted by his Spanish sovereigns, sparking popularity throughout Europe. Fashion icons Jacqueline Kennedy, Princess...

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Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English: A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists

Robert Hartwell Fiske’s Dictionary of Unendurable English: A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists

Robert Hartwell Fiske

Fiske aims to eliminate laxity in language by way of this witty and engaging reference. He also illustrates why dictionaries don't always provide the correct meaning or usage of a word. With concise instruction and numerous...

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 Special pricePaul & Jesus

Paul & Jesus

James D. Tabor

The story of how Paul broke with the followers of Jesus in Jerusalem to create his own unique message that became Christianity as we know it.

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Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag

Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag

Dr Orlando Figes

Figes reconstructs a heroic and touching love story that occurred in the midst of one of Stalin's most notorious work camps, drawing on personal letters, KGB archives and recent interviews to brilliantly illustrate the broader...

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 Special priceSailing Yachts: History and Evolution

Sailing Yachts: History and Evolution

Franco Giorgetti

Employing words and pictures, this book tells the story of the concepts and creativity that lie behind the birth of the sailing yachts. It highlights events and anecdotes that have marked the history of sailing. It includes...

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 Special priceField Grey: A Bernie Gunther Mystery

Field Grey: A Bernie Gunther Mystery

Philip Kerr

It's 1954 and Bernie has tired of his increasingly dangerous work spying on Meyer Lansky for Cuban Intelligence. He secretly buys a boat and sails to Florida, where he's arrested, sent back to Cuba and imprisoned in the Isle of...

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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 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 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 priceStealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists

Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists

Anthony M. Amore, Tom Mashberg

Art theft is one of the most profitable criminal enterprises in the world. Stealing Rembrandts reveals the actors behind the major art heists of the Dutch Master in the last century, tracking daring entries into and escapes from...

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 Special priceThe Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

Alexander McCall Smith

Isabel Dalhousie leads an enviable life in Edinburgh, with time for cloud-gazing, civilised conversation and good coffee from Cat's delicatessen. Alongside these pastimes, she must also keep pace with the varied pursuits of her...

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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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 Special priceLentil as Anything

Lentil as Anything

Shanaka Fernando

Shanaka Fernando is often hailed as a modern-day revolutionary best known as the founder of the 'pay-what-you-can-afford' community Lentil as Anything restaurants in Melbourne, Australia. He was named Australia's Local Hero in the...

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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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John Saturnall's Feast

John Saturnall’s Feast

Lawrence Norfolk

From the bestselling author of Lempriere's Dictionary, Lawrence Norfolk is back with an astounding new historical novel

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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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God Of Small Things

God Of Small Things

Roy Arundati

'They all broke the rules. They all crossed into forbidden
territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should
be loved, and how. And how much.' This is the story of Rahel and
Estha, twins growing up among the...

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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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The Best American Nonrequired Reading

The Best American Nonrequired Reading

Dave Eggers, Scott Cohen (University of Surrey, UK), EM-J Staples, Ray Bradbury

A selection of the best writing, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and blogs, published during 2011. Edited by Dave Eggers.

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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 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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 Special priceJoseph Anton

Joseph Anton

Salman Rushdie

On 14 February 1989, Valentine's Day, the author was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been 'sentenced to death' by the Ayatollah Khomeini. For the first time he heard the word fatwa. His crime? This title tells...

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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 Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Robert Tressell

Originally published in 1914, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is a timeless story of socialism, political awakenings and class struggle, told with a volatile mix of heartfelt rage and sly humour.

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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 priceAlison Jay Mini Slipcase

Alison Jay Mini Slipcase

Alison Jay

Perfect for little hands and with simplified text, young children can enjoy learning about first concepts with their parents, while the intricate artwork will encourage observation skills and encourage questions.

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River 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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Bech: a Book

Bech: a Book

John Updike

Updike's most irresistible hero since Rabbit Angstrom is an author famous for his writer's block, a Jew adrift in a world of gentiles. As he roams from one adventure to the next, he view life with a blend of wonder and cynicism...

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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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Nicholas

Nicholas

Anthea Bell, Phil Cleaver, Editions Denoel, Goscinny, Jean-Jacques Sempe

UK edition. The day-to-day adventures of an amusing, endearing young school boy.

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 Special priceThe Last Days

The Last Days

Raymond Queneau, Barbara Wright, Vivian Kogan

The Last Days is Raymond Queneau's autobiographical novel of Parisian student life in the 1920s: Vincent Tuquedenne tries to reconcile his love for reading with the sterility of studying as he hopes to study his way out of the...

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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 pricePlaylisted: Everything You Need to Know About Australian Music Right Now

Playlisted: Everything You Need to Know About Australian Music Right Now

Craig Mathieson

Playlisted takes the pulse of Australian rock 'n roll. Each chapter launches from a single significant track on an illuminating musical journey - into an underrated album or an overrated career. It's neither encyclopaedic nor...

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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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Scenes from Village Life

Scenes from Village Life

Mr Amos Oz, Nicholas De Lange

First published in Hebrew as Tmunot mihayei hakfar. First published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2011 --T.p. verso.

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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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The Empty Family: Stories

The Empty Family: Stories

Colm Toibin

Silence -- The empty family -- Two women -- One minus one -- The pearl fishers -- Barcelona, 1975 -- The new Spain -- The colour of shadows -- The street.

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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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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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 Special priceLights Out in Wonderland

Lights Out in Wonderland

D. B. C. Pierre

Gabriel Brockwell, aesthete, poet, philosopher, disaffected twenty-something decadent, is thinking terminal. His philosophical enquiries, the abstractions he indulges, and how these relate to a life lived, all point in the same...

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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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 Special priceA Cook's Tour

A Cook’s Tour

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain is a life-long line cook and author of Kitchen Confidential . Here, he sets off to eat his way around the world. He heads out to Saigon where he eats the still-beating heart of a live cobra, and travels deep into...

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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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Consorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets

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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

The Sixties: Diaries, Volume Two: 1960-1969

Christopher Isherwood (New Directions), Katherine Bucknell, Christopher Hitchens

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

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 Special priceSimple Times: Crafts for Poor People

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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 Special priceSee What I'm Saying: The Extraordinary Powers of Our Five Senses

See What I’m Saying: The Extraordinary Powers of Our Five Senses

Lawrence D. Rosenblum

Looking at the science that explains the hidden powers of the five senses and how to harness their potential, this title explores the abilities that few of us know we have. It examines how the brain uses subtle information to...

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Mike Nicholls A Work In Progress

Mike Nicholls A Work In Progress

Nicholls Mike

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

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

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

Rebels and Traitors

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

Planisphere: New Poems

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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Frontlines

Frontlines

Sean Smith

War photographer Sean Smith has covered the major conflicts of the past few years, from the Middle East to the Congo. This title brings together some of his finest work, and offers both a chronicle of major flashpoints and insight...

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Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons

Anna Goldsworthy

In this superb and original memoir, Anna Goldsworthy recalls her first steps towards a life in music, from childhood piano lessons with a local rock muso to international fame as a concert pianist. As she discovers passion and...

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Repertory Of Dutch And Flemish Paintings In Italin Public Collections

Repertory Of Dutch And Flemish Paintings In Italin Public Collections

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Ordinary Thunderstorms

Ordinary Thunderstorms

William Boyd

Boyd's electric follow-up to his award-winning work Restless is a profound and gripping novel about the fragility of social identity, the corruption at the heart of big business, and the secrets hidden in the underbelly of every...

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Norman Foster: A Life in Architecture

Norman Foster: A Life in Architecture

Deyan Sudjic

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

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 Special priceMemory Wall

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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