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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 priceTriangle

Triangle

Jon Klassen, Mac Barnett

Multi-award-winning, bestselling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen conspire again on a slyly funny tale about some very sneaky shapes.

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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 pricePhilip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Volume 1

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Volume 1

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 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 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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 Special priceThe Buried Giant

The Buried Giant

Kazuo Ishiguro

An extraordinary novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day.

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 Special priceHistorium

Historium

Jo Nelson

Discover more than 140 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours

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 Special price Read reviewHunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Roxane Gay

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.

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 Special priceChampions All: A History of AFL/VFL Football in the Players' Own Words

Champions All: A History of AFL/VFL Football in the Players' Own Words

Matt Zurbo

One hundred and seventy one of the game's greatest players and coaches, characters, cult heroes, clubmen and battlers ... each telling his life story, the stories of their teams, teammates and times.Funny, harsh,...

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 Special priceRiver Cottage A to Z: Our Favourite Ingredients, & How to Cook Them

River Cottage A to Z: Our Favourite Ingredients, & How to Cook Them

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Pam Corbin, Mark Diacono, Nikki Duffy, Steven Lamb

An authoritative and glorious A-Z of more than 350 ingredients and 350 recipes, set to become an essential tome in the River Cottage library

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The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

Have you ever wanted to know what actually happened to James Trotter's parents when they encountered an angry, escaped rhino? Or how to make the Twits' infamous bird pie? Well now you can find out, with The Gloriumptious...

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Guess How Much I Love You (Book & DVD)

Guess How Much I Love You (Book & DVD)

Sam McBratney, Anita Jeram

The story of Little and Big Nutbrown Hares' efforts to express their love for each other has become a publishing phenomenon, selling more than 18 million copies worldwide

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 Special priceMr Wilkinson's Simply Dressed Salads: A Cookbook to Celebrate the Seasons

Mr Wilkinson’s Simply Dressed Salads: A Cookbook to Celebrate the Seasons

Matt Wilkinson

Make salad the main event rather than just a humble side dish using grains, meats and exciting flavour combinations. Mr. Wilkinson's Simply Dressed Salads showcases 52 delicious salad recipes - one for every week of the year.

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The Story of the Orchestra: Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!

The Story of the Orchestra: Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!

Meredith Hamilton, Robert Levine

Eye-catching illustrations and photos, engaging text, and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra, and the...

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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 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 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 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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A Maze of Death

A Maze of Death

Philip K. Dick

Fourteen people arrive on the strange planet of Delmark-O; they have nothing in common other than a desire to make a fresh start. And they have no idea why they are there and no way of escaping. And then the first murder takes...

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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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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 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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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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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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 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 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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 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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 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 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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