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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 priceThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Oliver Sacks

The bestselling author of Awakenings and Musicophilia

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 Special priceRolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britain's Most Prestigious Company, 1904-1944

Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britain’s Most Prestigious Company, 1904-1944

Peter Pugh

The acclaimed history of the birth and growth of Britain's most famous luxury brand.

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 Special priceA Little History: Photographs of Nick Cave and Cohorts 1981 - 2013

A Little History: Photographs of Nick Cave and Cohorts 1981 - 2013

Bleddyn Butcher

An exquisite pictorial biography of one of today's most intriguing performers: Nick Cave.

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The Complete Lyrics, 1978-2013

The Complete Lyrics, 1978-2013

Nick Cave

'I walk into the corner of my room, see my friends in high places I don't know which is which or whom is whom, they've stolen each other's faces'Spanning Nick Cave's entire career, from his writing for The Birthday...

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 Special priceI'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen

I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen

Sylvie Simmons

A biography that contains exclusive material and interviews on Leonard Cohen - singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. It explores various facets of Cohen's life.

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 Special priceHermitage Museum XXI: A New Building for Art

Hermitage Museum XXI: A New Building for Art

Hans Ibelings, Aaron Betsky, Dmitri O. Shvidkovsky, Oleg Yavein, Mikhail Piotrovsky

Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great, the Hermitage Museum is one of the largest museums in the world. In early 2000, it was decided that the eastern wings General Staff Building (182030) should be converted into a museum of...

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 Special priceDelusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

Cordelia Fine

Sex discrimination is supposedly a distant memory. This title dispels the pseudo-scientific claims about the differences between the sexes. It shows how old myths, dressed up in the scientific finery, help perpetuate the status...

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 Special price20th-Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas

20th-Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas

Phaidon

Global investigation of 20th-century architecture, 750+ masterpieces richly illustrated.

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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 priceCulinaria Spain: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Culinaria Spain: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Marion Trutter

This Culinaria title whets your appetite to explore Spain with all your senses. It describes an incomparable panorama of cultural and culinary traditions, as well as an overview of the most important winegrowing regions of the...

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 Special priceCulinaria Italy: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Culinaria Italy: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Claudia Piras

Culinaria Italy takes a look behind the scenes of Italian Cuisine and answers many questions of interest to lovers of Italian foods.

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 Special priceCulinaria Greece: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Culinaria Greece: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Marianthi Milona

This sensual journey across the mainland and the islands provides a view behind the scenes of Greek culinary culture for fans of this country, in which the Orthodox Easter celebration is just one of the highlights.

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 Special priceCulinaria France: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Culinaria France: A Celebration of Food and Tradition

Andre Domine

Culinaria France invites the reader to a culinary journey through this paradise for gourmets. Lavishly illustrated with wonderful photographs, this volume provides a living portrait of French specialties and whets the appetite for...

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 Special priceCulinaria China

Culinaria China

Katrin Schlotter, Elke Spielmanns-Rome, Gregor M Schmid, Lisa Franz

An in-depth look behind the scenes of Chinese cuisine, including the most important recipes from the individual provinces, with traditional plus unusual specialties.

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In Patagonia

In Patagonia

Bruce Chatwin

Beautifully written and full of wonderful descriptions and intriguing tales, In Patagonia is an account of Bruce Chatwin's travels to a remote country in search of a strange beast and his encounters with the people whose...

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 Special priceThe Treasure Hunt

The Treasure Hunt

Andrea Camilleri

The irresistible Inspector Montalbano returns in his sixteenth mystery

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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 priceThe 50 Greatest Bike Rides of the World

The 50 Greatest Bike Rides of the World

Sarah Woods

The best cycling routes in the world from the Yorkshire Dales to the volcanoes of Colombia

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 Special price1956, The World in Revolt

1956, The World in Revolt

Simon Hall

1956 was one of the most remarkable years of the twentieth century. All across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms in an attempt to win their freedom. This title deals with...

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 Special priceThe Brothers Grimm Folk Tales

The Brothers Grimm Folk Tales

Michael Foreman, The Brothers Grimm, Brian Alderson

A beautiful collection of 31 of the best-known tales collected by the Brothers Grimm complete with stunning illustrations by Michael Foreman.

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Never a Dull Moment: 1971 the Year That Rock Exploded

Never a Dull Moment: 1971 the Year That Rock Exploded

David Hepworth

A rollicking look at 1971, rock's golden year, the year that saw the release of the indelible recordings of Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, the Who, Rod Stewart, Carole King, the Rolling Stones, and others and produced more classics...

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The Nuns of Sant'ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal

The Nuns of Sant'ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal

Hubert Wolf, Ruth Martin

A true, never-before-told story-discovered in a secret Vatican archive-of sex, poison, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth-century convent.

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 Special priceWhen Lions Roar

When Lions Roar

Thomas Maier

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the KennedysAcclaimed biographer Thomas Maier tells this dynastic saga through fathers and their sons and the...

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Everyone Brave Is Forgiven

Everyone Brave Is Forgiven

Chris Cleave

The finest, most powerful novel yet from a modern master of storytelling and author of the 500k-copy selling The Other Hand.

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Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832

Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832

Antonia Fraser

Can a rotten political institution save itself? A story from English history has relevance for our own Congress...

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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 priceBruce Postle: Women of Australia

Bruce Postle: Women of Australia

Bruce Postle

Women of Australia presents 180 of Bruce Postle's greatest images portraying the lives of women in Australia over half a century

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How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention

How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention

Stephen Witt

What happens when an entire generation commits the same crime? How Music Got Free is a riveting story of obsession, music, crime, and money, featuring visionaries and criminals, moguls and tech-savvy teenagers. It's about...

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The Partnership: Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink

The Partnership: Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink

Pamela Katz

Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht and the rebellious avant-garde...

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Color Me Happy: 100 Coloring Templates That Will Make You Smile

Color Me Happy: 100 Coloring Templates That Will Make You Smile

Lacy Mucklow, Angela Porter

Portable art-therapy for the over-worked and over-stimulated mind--Color Me Happy offers 100 coloring templates - and a much needed creative time-out - for grown-ups in a demanding digital age.

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 Special priceThe Complete Asian Cookbook (New edition)

The Complete Asian Cookbook (New edition)

Charmaine Solomon

This is an updated edition of Charmaine Solomon's influential and iconic The Complete Asian Cookbook.

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The Magical Collection

The Magical Collection

Enid Blyton

In Enid Blyton's The Magical Collection, you'll meet all sorts of magical creatures, from pixies and fairies to brownies and imps. Some are sweet and helpful, while others are lazy and naughty. But one thing's for sure ... life is...

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 Special priceGay and Lesbian, Then and Now: Australian Stories from a Social Revolution

Gay and Lesbian, Then and Now: Australian Stories from a Social Revolution

Robert Reynolds, Shirleene Robinson

Over seventy years, Australia has quietly undergone one of the biggest social revolutions in its history. Once viewed as criminals, sinners or sick, lesbians and gay men are increasingly accepted as equal, and the majority of...

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 Special priceOur Man Elsewhere: In Search of Alan Moorehead

Our Man Elsewhere: In Search of Alan Moorehead

Thornton McCamish

A world-famous Australian writer, an inspiration to Robert Hughes and Clive James, a legendary war correspondent who also wrote bestselling histories of exploration and conservation ... and yet forgotten?

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 Special priceThe Games: A Global History of the Olympics

The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic games-by a New York Times best-selling sportswriter. A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016 A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2016

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 Special price Read reviewThe Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

Vivian Gornick

A contentious, deeply moving ode to friendship, love, and urban life.

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 Special price Read reviewTrillion Dollar Baby: How Norway Beat the Oil Giants and Won a Lasting Fortune

Trillion Dollar Baby: How Norway Beat the Oil Giants and Won a Lasting Fortune

Paul Cleary

An fascinating account of how Norway reinvested its oil revenue to ensure for the benefit of future generations.

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 Special priceSpecial Deluxe

Special Deluxe

Neil Young

Using the framework of all the cars he's ever owned, the author talks about his life and career, exploring how memories are attached to objects.

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 Special priceKill Chain: Drone and the Rise of High-Tech Assassins

Kill Chain: Drone and the Rise of High-Tech Assassins

Andrew Cockburn

Reveals the technology, politics, and secrecy behind remote control killing

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 Special priceMayan Mendacity

Mayan Mendacity

L.J.M. Owen

Dr Elizabeth Pimms has a new puzzle. What is the story behind the tiny skeletons discovered on a Guatemalan island? And how do they relate to an ancient Mayan queen? The bones, along with other remains, are a gift for Elizabeth....

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 Special priceThe Republic

The Republic

Seamus Murphy

One hundred years after Ireland's 1916 Rising, the revolt that ultimately lead to independence, who are the Irish and what has become of the republic they made? In this book, the author digs deep to discover the forces and...

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 Special priceThe Kingdom of Speech

The Kingdom of Speech

Tom Wolfe

From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, and through the controversial work of modern-day anthropologist Daniel Everett, who defies the current wisdom...

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The Dream of the Celt

The Dream of the Celt

Mario Vargas Llosa

In an epic and moving novel spanning three continents, one of the world's greatest writers re-imagines the life of Roger Casement, the most controversial hero of Irish nationalism.

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Here I Am

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer

A monumental new novel about modern family lives from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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 Special priceThe Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

Graeme Wood

The definitive book on the distinctive history and psychology of ISIS, based on Wood's unprecedented access to the Islamic State's own recruiters and supporters, and his extensive time reporting throughout the region. Based on...

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The Real Food of China

The Real Food of China

Leanne Kitchen, Antony Suvalko

A comprehensive and definitive Chinese cookbook that explores and celebrates regional, home-style Chinese cuisine.

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