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 Special priceThe Selected Works of Virginia Woolf

The Selected Works of Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

The delicate artistry and lyrical prose of Virginia Woolf's novels have established her as a writer of sensitivity and profound talent. This title collects selected works of Woolf, including: To the Lighthouse , Orlando , The...

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 Special priceThe Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Arthur Rackham

The Brothers Grimm rediscovered a host of fairy tales. Together with their well-known tales of Rapunzel , The Goose Girl , Sleeping Beauty , Hansel and Gretel there are darker tales which deserve to be better known. This is a...

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Story Of Philosophy A History Of Western Thought

Story Of Philosophy A History Of Western Thought

James Garvey, Jeremy Stangroom

The Story of Philosophy sees philosophy for what it is: a passionate, exhilarating quest for human understanding that cannot be reduced to dry categories or simple definitions. It's a story with plot twists, a murder,...

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 Special priceA Brief History of 1917: Russia's Year of Revolution

A Brief History of 1917: Russia’s Year of Revolution

Roy Bainton

One momentous year in Russia through the eyes of ordinary folk

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 Special priceA Short History of the Middle East

A Short History of the Middle East

Gordon Kerr

Situated at the crossroads of three continents, the Middle East has confounded the ambition of conquerors and peacemakers alike. Christianity, Judaism and Islam all had their genesis in the region but with them came not just...

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 Special priceHow Proust Can Change Your Life

How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain de Botton

'Dazzling' John Updike

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 Special priceDo Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?

Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick's classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER.

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 Special priceThe 50 Greatest Walks of the World

The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

Barry Stone

A personal view of the 50 finest perambulations available on the planet

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 Special priceSmall Island: Winner of the 'best of the best' Orange Prize

Small Island: Winner of the ‘best of the best’ Orange Prize

Andrea Levy

The multi-award-winning, million copy bestseller... 'the literary equivalent of a switch-back ride' - Sunday Times

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 Special priceThe Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong

A fully updated edition of one of the most original accounts of evolution ever written

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Impressionist Garden

Impressionist Garden

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Art Deco

Art Deco

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 Special priceThe Complete Fairy Tales

The Complete Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen

For 150 years, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen have been delighting both adults and children. This edition contains all of Andersen's 168 tales, and among the favourites are The Red Shoes , The Mermaid , The Emperor's New...

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 Special priceThe Complete Novels of James Joyce

The Complete Novels of James Joyce

James Joyce

Includes James Joyce's three novels, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. It also includes the short story collection, Dubliners.

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 Special priceThe Complete Illustrated Lewis Carroll

The Complete Illustrated Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, Sir John Tenniel

Famed for his Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Caroll produced comic verse, puzzles and much more, all of which are included in this complete illustrated collection.

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 Special priceThe Collected Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Collected Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Features collected works of F Scott Fitzgerald. Few American novelists of the twentieth century have stayed as modern as F Scott Fitzgerald. He gave a name to his age, 'the Jazz Age', but his reputation has outlived it. This title...

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 Special priceWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Raymond Carver

This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK.

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 Special priceThe Essentials Of Psycho-Analysis

The Essentials Of Psycho-Analysis

Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud

The Essentials of Psycho-analysis is the definitive collection of Sigmund Freud's writing. Beautifully written and endlessly fascinating, the pieces collected here are the perfect guide to the principle concepts of...

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 Special priceProust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

Maryanne Wolf

Explores our brains' near-miraculous ability to arrange and re-arrange themselves in response to external circumstances. This title examines how this 'open architecture', the elasticity of our brains, helps and hinders humans in...

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Rolling Stones Fifty Years

Rolling Stones Fifty Years

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 Special priceFires

Fires

Raymond Carver

Fires is the best introduction to the full range and humanity of Carver's writing. It contains four essays, including a moving memoir od his father's working life in the saw-mills of the Pacific Northwest, a tribute to his mentor...

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 Special priceIggy Pop: Open Up And Bleed: The Biography

Iggy Pop: Open Up And Bleed: The Biography

Paul Trynka

* The definitive biography of one of rock's most extraordinary legends

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Maze Of Death

Maze Of Death

Dick Philip K

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 Special pricePhilip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Volume 1: The stories which inspired the hit Channel 4 series

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Volume 1: The stories which inspired the hit Channel 4 series

Philip K. Dick

The ten short stories which inspired the hit TV series Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams, from the author of BLADE RUNNER and MINORITY REPORT, with new material by the producers and directors of the show!

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 Special priceA Short History Of India

A Short History Of India

Gordon Kerr

The world's largest democracy and second-most populous country, 21st century India is a dynamic nation with a thrusting economy, made up of a variety of beliefs and peoples united under one flag. Its history is a unique story of...

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 Special priceThe Dream of the Celt

The Dream of the Celt

Mario Vargas Llosa

It is the summer of 1916 and Roger Casement awaits the hangman in London's Pentonville Prison. Dublin lies in ruins after the disastrous Easter Rising led by his comrades of the Irish Volunteers. He has been caught after landing...

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 Special priceCenturies of Change: Which Century Saw The Most Change?

Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw The Most Change?

Ian Mortimer

Takes you on a whirlwind tour of the last ten centuries of Western history. This book tells the story of godly scientists, shrewd farmers, cold-hearted entrepreneurs and strong-minded women. It states that our understanding of...

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On the Road with Janis Joplin

On the Road with Janis Joplin

John Byrne Cooke

One of Parade's Top Ten Rock n' Roll Reads As a road manager and filmmaker, he helped run the Janis Joplin show and record it for posterity. Now he reveals the never-before-told story of his years with the young woman from Port...

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The Reef: the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change

The Reef: the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change

Iain McCalman

The first social, cultural, and environmental history to be written of the Great Barrier Reef, *The Reef* is an effortlessly readable and often moving story of one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Andrew Morton

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown, a meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor, and Adolf Hitler before, during, and after...

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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

Ronald C Rosbottom

The Occupation of Paris told in a new light; the effects on its citizens as well as on the city itself.

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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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Visions of the Future: Architecture for the 21st Century

Visions of the Future: Architecture for the 21st Century

Marta Serrats

The need for sustainable development is already an undeniable fact. There is no question that ecological construction will predominate in projects during the 21st century.If green architecture is to be achieved,...

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Lost London 1870-1945

Lost London 1870-1945

Philip Davies

Featuring more than 500 mostly unpublished photographs from the London County Council archive, this richly evocative book opens a window on a vanished past. Spanning 75 years, from 1870 to 1945, it charts the transition from a...

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Lost England: 1870-1930

Lost England: 1870-1930

Philip Davies, Andrew Sargeent

Around 1500 photographs reveal what it was like to live in Victorian and Edwardian England. The long awaited sequel to Lost London

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 Special priceAll Behind You, Winston: Churchill's Great Coalition 1940-45

All Behind You, Winston: Churchill’s Great Coalition 1940-45

Roger Hermiston

All Behind You, Winston will tell the story of the most remarkable gathering of leaders in modern British history: the War Ministry that saw the country through its darkest - and finest - ...

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 Special priceJean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel

Marco Casamonti

A monograph on the work of French Architect Jean Nouvel.

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 Special priceRichard Meier

Richard Meier

Claudia Conforti

Offers a series of short monographs which deal with various aspects of the master's personality: works, constructed or otherwise, primary written sources, critiques and photographic interpretations. This title provides a...

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 Special pricePier Luigi Nervi

Pier Luigi Nervi

Tullia Iori

Suitable for those interested in learning about architecture including students and professionals, this book provides basic information and also guidance in terms of gaining insight into the subject. It focuses on some of the best...

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 Special priceRaphael Moneo

Raphael Moneo

Marco Casamonti

A monograph on a Spanish architect, theorist, critic and teacher.

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 Special priceAlvaro Siza

Alvaro Siza

Giovanni Leoni

Suitable for those interested in learning about architecture including students and professionals, this book provides basic information and also guidance in terms of gaining insight into the subject. It focuses on some of the best...

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 Special priceThe Alice Collection: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

The Alice Collection: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

Lewis Carroll

A beautifully designed slipcase edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

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 Special priceKin: A Real People's History of Our Nation

Kin: A Real People’s History of Our Nation

Nick Brodie

From convicts, goldminers and sailors, to highcountry horsemen, nurses and soldiers - and almost everyone in between - KIN is about generations of real people living real lives.

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 Special priceThe Complete Guide to Baking: Bread, brioche and other gourmet treats

The Complete Guide to Baking: Bread, brioche and other gourmet treats

Rodolphe Landemaine

A bumper baking book offering a true masterclass in classic techniques

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 Special priceThe Letters of T. S. Eliot  Volume 1: 1898-1922

The Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 1: 1898-1922

T. S. Eliot, Hugh Haughton, Valerie Eliot

Published on the centenary of his birth, this volume of the correspondence of T.S.Eliot covers the period from his childhood in St Louis, Missouri, until the end of 1922.

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Ostend: Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth, and the Summer Before the Dark

Ostend: Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth, and the Summer Before the Dark

Volker Weidermann, Carol Janeway

The true story of two great writers and their struggles during WWII being exiled from Nazi Germany.

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 Special priceMr & Mrs Wilkinson's How it is at Home: A cookbook for every family

Mr & Mrs Wilkinson’s How it is at Home: A cookbook for every family

Matt Wilkinson, Sharlee Gibb

Mr & Mrs Wilkinson's How it is at Home is a window on the buzzy, creative, sometimes chaotic home world of acclaimed UK-born Melbourne chef Matt Wilkinson and his partner, accomplished cook Sharlee Gibb, along with...

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Lassie Come Home

Lassie Come Home

Susan Hill, Aleksey Ivanov

First published in 1940, Lassie Come-Home is one of the best-loved dog stories of all time, inspiring several movies and TV shows. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the original book, here is a brand new picture book about this...

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 Special priceGorillas in Our Midst

Gorillas in Our Midst

Richard Fairgray, Terry Jones

Reveals that gorillas, those masters of disguise and experts at hiding, are all around us and invites the reader to seek gorillas of all ages in the illustrations, while carrying a banana just in case.

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Letters of Note: Volume 2: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Letters of Note: Volume 2: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Shaun Usher

First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Canongate Books Ltd in conjunction with Unbound --Title page verso.

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J'Aime New York: 150 Culinary Destinations for Food Lovers

J'Aime New York: 150 Culinary Destinations for Food Lovers

Alain Ducasse, Alex Vallis, Pierre Monetta, Dan Barber

From hot dogs in Brooklyn to Manhattan's most chic restaurants, and including greenmarkets, corner bakeries, and ethnic eateries in all five boroughs, world-renowned chef Alain Ducasse reveals a palette of flavors, colors, images,...

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The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America

George Packer

A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation. Packer journeys through the lives of several Americans including a son of a tobacco farmer, a factory worker in the Rust...

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Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide

Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide

DK, Aja Raden

A visual guide to precious and semi-precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals, Gem showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and...

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 Special priceFrozen: A Pop-Up Adventure

Frozen: A Pop-Up Adventure

Matthew Reinhart

In this retelling with elaborate pop-up illustrations of the Disney movie Frozen, two sisters, Elsa and Anna, save a kingdom from the spell of perpetual winter.

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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

Michael J Sandel

Affirmative action, same-sex marriage, the moral limits of markets--Sandel relates the big questions of political philosophy to the most vexing issues of the day and shows how a surer grasp of philosophy can help us make sense of...

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 Special priceUrban Cycling

Urban Cycling

Laurent Belando

Get under the skin of the cycling revolution with this fascinating anthology of modern cycle culture.

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 Special priceThe Earth from the Air for Children

The Earth from the Air for Children

Robert Burleigh, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Hubert Compte

These remarkable aerial photographs of the Earth will take children to a world of discovery. The supporting text reveals the fascinating story that each photograph tells.

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 Special pricePencil Points Reader: A Journal for the Drafting Room, 1920-1943

Pencil Points Reader: A Journal for the Drafting Room, 1920-1943

George E. Hartmann, Jan Cigliano

A new volume in our Classic Reprint SeriesThe first issue of the legendary architecture journal Pencil Points appeared in 1920 as a journal for the drafting room. Born out of The Architectural Review, and merged with...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Healing Party

The Healing Party

Micheline Lee

An electrifying debut novel about faith and lies, the spirit and the flesh.When her mother is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Natasha returns to the home she fled many years before. But her father, a Charismatic...

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 Special priceChez Moi: Decorating Your Home and Living like a Parisienne

Chez Moi: Decorating Your Home and Living like a Parisienne

Sarah Lavoine

Living like a true Parisienne starts at home. Interior designer Sarah Lavoine sees the quintessential Paris apartment as a stylish sanctuary from the stresses of life. Covering each room in the home, Lavoine explains...

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 Special price Read reviewWoman of Substances: A Journey into Addiction and Treatment

Woman of Substances: A Journey into Addiction and Treatment

Jenny Valentish

Journalist Jenny Valentish investigates the female experience of drugs and alcohol, using her own story to light the way.

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 Special priceWellmania: Misadventures in the Search for Wellness

Wellmania: Misadventures in the Search for Wellness

Brigid Delaney

Cold-press juices, hot yoga, quitting sugar, Paleo, mindfulness . . . if you embrace these things you will be happy, you will be well - just ask Instagram. From celebrity vegan chefs to sleep gurus, there is no shortage of people...

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 Special priceThe Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer

From award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress Amy Schumer comes The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, a thoughtful, honest and hysterical collection of (very) personal essays.

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The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas

The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas

Alison Weir

The captivating life of Margaret Douglas - a life of scandal, political intrigue and royal romance that spanned five Tudor reigns.

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You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice

You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice

Tom Vanderbilt

Book has been published with either a blue cover with a chocolate ice cream cone or a red cover with a vanilla ice cream cone. Content is the same in both.

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 Special priceFoal's Bread

Foal’s Bread

Gillian Mears

A special hardback edition of the award-winning novel about two generations of the Nancarrow family and the high-jumping horse circuit prior to the Second World War, published to commemorate the life and work of Gillian Mears,...

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World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire

World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire

Hugh Thomas

Originally published: London, England: Allen Lane, 2014.

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 Special priceThe Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

Leonard Mlodinow

Guides us through the critical eras and events in the development of science. This book offers a tribute to humanity's intellectual curiosity. It features profiles of philosophers, scientists, and thinkers.

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 Special priceMade at Home: The Food I Cook for the People I Love

Made at Home: The Food I Cook for the People I Love

Giorgio Locatelli

From Tuscan tomato and bread soup to monkfish stew, simple spaghettis or lemon and pistachio polenta cake, Made at Home is a colourful collection of the food that Giorgio Locatelli loves to prepare for family and...

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 Special priceA Spool of Blue Thread

A Spool of Blue Thread

Anne Tyler

'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon...' This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as...

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 Special priceInvitation to Ballet

Invitation to Ballet

Carolyn Vaughan, Rachel Isadora

Balancing on tiptoe, leaping high in the air, stretching their arms and legs into beautiful arabesques, ballerinas seem to float effortlessly across the stage. But to create that illusion, ballet dancers take classes and practise...

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 Special priceThe Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

The Gap of Time: The Winter’s Tale Retold (Hogarth Shakespeare)

Jeanette Winterson

`I saw the strangest sight tonight.'New Bohemia. Leo Kaiser knows how to make money but he doesn't know how to manage the jealousy he feels towards his best friend and his wife. A boy and a girl are falling in love but there's a...

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 Special priceNautical Chic

Nautical Chic

Amber Jane Butchart

Written in an accessible tone but grounded in years of research, this book charts the nautical influence on fashion over five chapters, each of which considers a particular maritime profession: The Officer, The Sailor, The...

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 Special priceShannon Bennett's London: A personal guide to the city's best

Shannon Bennett’s London: A personal guide to the city’s best

Shannon Bennett

From Michelin starred restaurants to local bistros and from luxury hotels to rooms with a view, this guide journeys through the unsurpassed culinary experiences of London.

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 Special priceRoyal Visits to Australia

Royal Visits to Australia

Jane Connors

Out of Australia's total population of around nine million, an estimated seven million people turned out to catch a glimpse of the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II in 1954.Sixty years later, in April 2014, television...

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 Special priceThe Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off

The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off

Michael Leunig

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

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