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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's  Learned

Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham, acclaimed writer-director-star of HBO and Sky Atlantic's `Girls' and the award-winning movie `Tiny Furniture', displays her unique powers of observation, wisdom and humour in this exceptional collection of essays.

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 Special priceChronologica: The Incredible Years That Defined History

Chronologica: The Incredible Years That Defined History

A fact-filled journey through 100 years of world history, exploring famous people and events in addition to lesser-known historical happenings. 100 Amazing Years presents a concise, punchy analysis of years and personalities...

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 Special priceLe Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Raymond Blanc, OBE

A personal tour of Raymond Blanc's legendary restaurant-hotel through the four seasons, with 120 recipes from his celebrated kitchens.

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 Special priceFlora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell

A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never...

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The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom

The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom

Nancy Goldstone

Goldstone documents the turbulent mother-daughter relationship between Catherine de' Medici and Marguerite de Valois to explore the court politics, assassinations, espionage and betrayals that shaped their time.

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

Anne Sebba

First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson --Title page verso.

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How to Build a Girl

How to Build a Girl

Caitlin Moran

Johanna Morrigan, 14, has shamed herself so badly on local TV that she decides that there's no point in being Johanna anymore and reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde - fast-talking, hard-drinking Gothic hero and full-time Lady Sex...

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 Special priceAppetites: A Cookbook

Appetites: A Cookbook

Anthony Bourdain

Brash, wild, original and badass. This is Anthony Bourdain's interpretation of a normal cookbook.

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 Special priceRetroPhoto

RetroPhoto

David Ellwand

An ideal gift for those new to film photography as well as for the seasoned professional looking to discover something new. Features over 100 film, plate and sheet cameras, from pinhole and mass market plastic toys to Victorian...

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 Special priceLives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

Marilyn Johnson

The author of The Dead Beat and This Book is Overdue! turns her piercing eye and charming wit to the real-life avatars of Indiana Jones-the archaeologists who sort through the muck and mire of swamps, ancient landfills, volcanic...

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Black Box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes - But Some Do

Black Box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes - But Some Do

Matthew Syed

Nobody wants to fail. But in highly complex organizations, success can happen only when we confront our mistakes, learn from our own version of a black box, and create a climate where it s safe to fail. We all have to endure...

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 Special priceAn Unreliable History of Tattoos

An Unreliable History of Tattoos

Paul Thomas

Loosely based on fact, cartoonist/satirist Paul Thomas delves into the history of the Tattoo whilst concocting a healthy amount of hilarious fiction along the way

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After Hitler: The Last Ten Days of World War II in Europe

After Hitler: The Last Ten Days of World War II in Europe

Michael Jones

Originally published: London: John Murray, 2015.

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 Special priceLand of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China

Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China

Fuchsia Dunlop

Fuchsia Dunlop ... has done more to explain real Chinese cooking to non-Chinese cooks than anyone. -Julia Moskin, New York Times

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 Special priceBotanicum

Botanicum

Kathy Willis, Katie Scott

Botanicum is a stunningly curated guide to plant life. With artwork from Katie Scott of Animalium fame, Botanicum gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book. <br...

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 Special priceThe Story of the World in 100 Species

The Story of the World in 100 Species

Christopher Lloyd

The author of What on Earth Happened? offers a radical new look at the story of Earth, seen through the prism of the living things that have had the greatest impacts on the planet.

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 Special priceThe Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family

Emer O'Sullivan

The first biography of Oscar Wilde that places him within the context of his family and social and historical milieu--a compelling volume that finally tells the whole story.

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 Special priceFlorence: A Delicate Case

Florence: A Delicate Case

David Leavitt

David Leavitt brings the wonders and mysteries of Florence alive, illuminating why it is, and always has been, one of the most popular tourist destinations of the world.

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