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 Special price Read reviewThe Mirror and the Light

The Mirror and the Light

Hilary Mantel

Preorder the long-awaited sequel to Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy.

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 Special priceThe Ottoman Endgame

The Ottoman Endgame

Sean McMeekin

A single-volume history of the Ottoman empire's decade-long war for survival. Beginning with Italy's invasion of Ottoman Tripoli in September 1911, the opening salvo in what would soon spiral into a European conflict, it concludes...

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature’s Secret Signs

Peter Wohlleben

Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, invites you to reconnect with nature.

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Dolce Vita Confidential

Dolce Vita Confidential

Shawn Levy

A romp through the worlds of film, fashion, and titillating journalism that made 1950s Rome the sexiest city on the planet.

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The Collected Poems of Eugenio Montale

The Collected Poems of Eugenio Montale

Eugenio Montale, William Arrowsmith, Rosanna Warren

A majestic translation of one of the Nobel Prize-winning masters of twentieth-century poetry.

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 Special priceI Like to Watch

I Like to Watch

Emily Nussbaum

From The New Yorker's fiercely original, Pulitzer Prize-winning culture critic, a provocative collection of new and previously published essays arguing that we are what we watch.    

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 Special priceClose to Birds

Close to Birds

Roine Magnusson, Mats Ottoson, Asa Ottosson

First published by Bonnier Fakta, Stockholm, Sweden. Published in the English language by arrangement with Bonnier Rights, Stockholm, Sweden --Copyright page.

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 Special priceCarrington's Letters

Carrington’s Letters

Dora Carrington, Anne Chisholm

Bloomsbury disrobed: Carrington's beguiling and gleeful letters take us beyond Bloomsbury into discussion about sexual mores, how to be an artist, and what it is to be truly oneself

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Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia's History

Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia’s History

Sunil Amrith

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 Special priceLegacy

Legacy

Thomas Harding

A panoramic new history of modern Britain, as told through the story of one extraordinary family, and one groundbreaking company.

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Testimony

Testimony

Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists of his time. With songs like 'The Weight', and 'Up on Cripple Creek', he and his partners in the Band...

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I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts On Being a Woman

I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts On Being a Woman

Nora Ephron

Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Nora Ephron turns her sharp wit on to her own life. This work includes her insights such as: never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from; if the shoe doesn't fit in the...

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 Special priceAt Your Own Risk: A Saint's Testament

At Your Own Risk: A Saint’s Testament

Derek Jarman

Impassioned, witty and polemical, At Your Own Risk is Derek Jarman's defiant celebration of gay sexuality.   

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 Special priceThe Complete Slow Cooker

The Complete Slow Cooker

America's Test Kitchen

The Complete Slow Cooker is America's Test Kitchen's definitive guide to how to cook using a slow cooker. It builds on the success the test kitchen has had from years of testing and retesting slow cooker recipes and pushing the...

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 Special priceThe Naive and Sentimental Lover

The Naive and Sentimental Lover

John le Carre

Aldo Cassidy is the naive and sentimental lover. A successful, judicious man, he is wrenched away from the ordered certainties of his life by a sudden encounter with Shamus, a wild, carousing artist and Helen, his nakedly alluring...

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The Novel of Ferrara

The Novel of Ferrara

Giorgio Bassani, Jamie McKendrick

Giorgio Bassani's six classic books, collected for the first time in English as the epic masterwork they were intended to be.

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 Special priceCurzon: Imperial Statesman

Curzon: Imperial Statesman

David Gilmour

Few statesmen have led such colourful and controversial lives as George Nathaniel Curzon. Brilliant and tempestuous, his career was an unparalleled blend of triumph and disappointment. This biography presents a complex figure,...

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 Special priceInside The Third Reich

Inside The Third Reich

Albert Speer

The classic eye-witness account of Nazi Germany by Hitler's Armaments Minister and right-hand man.   

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France

France

John Julius Norwich

John Julius Norwich's final book is the one he always wanted to write, a vibrantly colorful chronicle of his beloved France. From frowning Roman generals and belligerent Gallic chieftains through Charlemagne, Marie...

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 Special priceLandmarks

Landmarks

Robert Macfarlane

Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands...

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The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women

The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women

Naomi Wolf

In the struggle for women's equality, there is one subject still shrouded in silence - women's compulsive pursuit of beauty. The myth of female beauty challenges every woman, every day of her life. This book exposes the tyranny of...

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How the World Works

How the World Works

Noam Chomsky

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 Special priceUnder the Jaguar Sun

Under the Jaguar Sun

Italo Calvino, Martin McLaughlin, William Weaver, Patrick Creagh

A couple on a journey across Mexico are excited by the idea of a particular ingredient, suggested by ancient rituals of human sacrifice. Precariously balanced on his throne, a king is able only to listen to the sounds around him -...

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 Special priceBook of Longing

Book of Longing

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. This collection of his poetry was written in Montreal, Mumbai and during his retirement in Mt Baldy.

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 Special priceIslam

Islam

Karen Armstrong

Beginning with the flight of Muhammad from Medina in the seventh century and ending with an assessment of the religion today, Karen Armstrong shows how social justice and compassion have always been central to the Islamic...

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 Special priceThe Foucault Reader

The Foucault Reader

Michel Foucault, Paul Rabinow

An introduction to Foucault's thought, which includes some previously unpublished material.        

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 Special priceThe Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

Robert Macfarlane

Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a vast ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, Robert Macfarlane discovers a lost world - a landscape of the feet and the...

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The Second Sex

The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir

THE SECOND SEX stands, four decades after its first appearance, as the first landmark in the modern feminist upsurge that has transformed perceptions of the social relationship of man and womankind in our time.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen R. Coovey

Considered one of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators and parents - in...

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 Special priceMr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Mr Guilfoyle’s Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Edmee Cudmore, Diana Hill

A celebration of William Guilfoyle-botanist, landscape designer, tourist and writer

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 Special priceBackyard Insects Updated Edition

Backyard Insects Updated Edition

Paul Horne, Denis Crawford

From aphids to flies, ladybirds to wasps, insects of all shapes and sizes share our homes and gardens. Now available in an updated edition, this volume explores the secrets and habits of more than one hundred little critters that...

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 Special price Read reviewWomen's Work

Women’s Work

Megan K. Stack

A personal reckoning with labour, motherhood, and privilege

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 Special priceEat at the Bar

Eat at the Bar

Jo Gamvros, Matt McConnell

In Eat at the Bar, Matt McConnell and Jo Gamvros share their love of Europe's bar dining culture through incredible, vibrant recipes from tapas to mezethes.

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 Special priceThe Last Elephants

The Last Elephants

Colin Bell, Dr. Don Pinnock

A book that celebrates the wild elephants of Africa and the danger that they will disappear from the planet without our help.

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 Special price Read reviewMadame Badobedah

Madame Badobedah

Sophie Dahl, Lauren O'Hara

A timeless story celebrating friendship and imagination, from an exciting new voice in children's literature.

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 Special priceLost and Found: The Mansions of Bengal and Bangladesh

Lost and Found: The Mansions of Bengal and Bangladesh

Kip Scott

Both the nation of Bangladesh and the Indian state of Bengal  are a treasure store of little visited architectural wonders that seem lost in  an earlier time. Photographer Kip Scott, noted for his architectural...

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 Special priceDominion: A History of England Volume V

Dominion: A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd

The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England.

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 Special priceFace It: A Memoir

Face It: A Memoir

Debbie Harry

A multilayered memoir from a multifaceted artist

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 Special priceThe Rupi Kaur Boxed Set

The Rupi Kaur Boxed Set

Rupi Kaur

Available for the first time, #1 New York Times bestselling author, Rupi Kaur, presents a gorgeous boxed set of her books milk and honey and the sun and her flowers.

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 Special priceThe Planets

The Planets

Professor Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

The bestselling authors of Wonders of the Universe are back with another blockbuster, a groundbreaking exploration of our Solar System as it has never been seen before. A companion book to the highly anticipated BBC...

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 Special priceIf I Was Prime Minister

If I Was Prime Minister

Beck Feiner, Robin Feiner

The Prime Minister's job is to make our country as good as it can be. But every Prime Minister Australia has ever had has been a grown-up! What if the grown-ups weren't in charge? What would kids do if they ran the country? 

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 Special priceSpinning Tops & Gumdrops: A Portrait of Colonial Childhood

Spinning Tops & Gumdrops: A Portrait of Colonial Childhood

Edwin Barnard

Spinning Tops & Gumdrops captures a time when 'imagination, skill, and daring' was the source of  children's play.

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 Special priceRobert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister.

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Rebel in the Ranks

Rebel in the Ranks

Brad S Gregory

With the scholarship of a world-class historian and the keen eye of a biographer, Gregory offers readers an in-depth portrait of Martin Luther, a reluctant rebel in the ranks, and a detailed examination of the Reformation to...

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 Special priceMeat: How to Choose, Cook and Eat it

Meat: How to Choose, Cook and Eat it

Adrian Richardson

Covering all the basics, Adrian Richardson imparts his extensive knowledge of beef, pork, poultry, venison and more. A comprehensive but user-friendly cookbook for the whole family.

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 Special priceThe Getting of Garlic

The Getting of Garlic

John Newton

The white colonisers of Australia suffered from Alliumphobia, a fear of garlic. Local cooks didn't touch the stuff and it took centuries for that fear to lift. This food history of Australia shows we held onto British assumptions...

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Winter

Winter

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Lars Lerin, Ingvild Burkey

The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter.

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Summer

Summer

Karl Ove Knausgaard

The grand finale of Karl Ove Knausgaard's masterful and intensely-personal series about the four seasons

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Autumn

Autumn

Karl Ove Knausgaard

The first entry in a planned four-part autobiographical series presents sensory letters written to the author's unborn daughter that describe his childhood and daily life with his wife and older children in rural Sweden.

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The Red-Haired Woman

The Red-Haired Woman

Orhan Pamuk

On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well-digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain.

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 Special priceDecoding Chomsky

Decoding Chomsky

Chris Knight

A fresh and fascinating look at the philosophies, politics, and intellectual legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and controversial minds

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 Special priceJewish Soul Food

Jewish Soul Food

Janna Gur

Over thousands of years, Jews all over the world developed cuisines not only suited to their needs (kashrut, holidays, Shabbat) but also reflecting the influences of their neighbors and carrying memories from their past...

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 Special priceArboretum

Arboretum

David Byrne

An intimate, enigmatic glimpse into the mind of the legendary musician and internationally bestselling author of How Music Works. With a new introduction by the author

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 Special priceI'll Be Your Mirror: The Collected Lyrics

I’ll Be Your Mirror: The Collected Lyrics

Lou Reed

Out of print for several years, a comprehensive volume of Lou Reed's lyrics, now updated in a new text design to include the lyrics from his final album with Metallica, Lulu.

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 Special priceThe Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau

The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau

David Dufty

This is a rich historical account of a secret and little-understood side of the war, interwoven with lively personalities and personal stories. It is the story of Australia's version of Bletchley Park, of talented and dedicated...

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 Special priceMartin Luther

Martin Luther

Eric Metaxas

A brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern religious history, Martin Luther.

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The Europeans

The Europeans

Orlando Figes

A dazzling, highly original account of three remarkable individuals and their part in creating the matchless new culture of 19th-century Europe.

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 Special priceMother: An Unconventional History

Mother: An Unconventional History

Sarah Knott

An innovative and intimate history of maternity.  

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 Special priceMilkman

Milkman

Anna Burns

This beautiful and painful novel by Orange Prize shortlisted Anna Burns blends shades of early Edna O'Brien with Eimear McBride's exquisite ability to capture voice.    

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 Special priceTestosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Cordelia Fine

A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender

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Provence and the Côte d'Azur

Provence and the Côte d'Azur

Janelle McCulloch

Take a journey through the dreamiest regions of France: the enchanting villages of Provence and the magnificent coastline of the Cote d'Azur.

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The Most Beautiful Universities in the World

The Most Beautiful Universities in the World

Guillaume de Laubier, Jean Serroy

Guillaume de Laubier, the renowned photographer of the surprise hit The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World, brings us this lushly illustrated tour through the world's most beautiful and prestigious universities.

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 Special priceThe World According To Garp

The World According To Garp

John Irving

The iconic coming-of-age novel that made John Irving a household name       

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The Square and the Tower

The Square and the Tower

Niall Ferguson

A re-evaluation of history's turning points as collisions between old power hierarchies and new social networks explains how networks have always existed and have been responsible for key innovations and revolutionary ideas.

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Levant: New Middle Eastern Flavours

Levant: New Middle Eastern Flavours

Rawia Bishara, Jumana Bishara

'Cookery to me is about history and connection, but to remain vibrant, a cuisine must also evolve.' Thus author Rawia Bishara explains her approach in this book.

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