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 Special priceSticky Fingers, Green Thumb

Sticky Fingers, Green Thumb

Hayley McKee

Sticky Fingers, Green Thumb livens up classic baked desserts with vegetables, herbs and edible flowers. Alongside recipes for cakes, muffins, cookies, brownies, pies and more, you'll find tips on how to grow these ingredients in...

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 Special priceThe Neuroscience of Mindfulness

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Stan Rodski

Explore the benefits of a mindful approach to life

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 Special pricePrimate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

This is the road from climate change to primate change.

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 Special priceThe Story of the Bauhaus

The Story of the Bauhaus

Frances Ambler

A lively introduction to the seminal art and design movement that changed the way we see, think and live.

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 Special priceThe Ultimate Book of Cities

The Ultimate Book of Cities

Anne-Sophie Baumann

The Ultimate Book of Cities reveals the answers to these questions and much, much more in an oversized fact- and action-packed look at life in the big city!

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 Special priceThe Quest for Queen Mary

The Quest for Queen Mary

James Pope-Hennessy, Hugo Vickers

The highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full for the first time and edited by much-admired royal biographer Hugo...

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 Special priceThe Moon

The Moon

Hannah Pang, Thomas Hegbrook

In this book, you'll discover the history of man's relationship with the Moon - the science, the myths, the facts and the fiction.

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 Special priceAustralia's Best Nature Escapes

Australia’s Best Nature Escapes

Lee Atkinson

A curated guide to Australia's best wild-at-heart getaways, featuring a range of budget through to luxury options.

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 Special priceGreeks Bearing Gifts: A Bernie Gunther Thriller (Book 13)

Greeks Bearing Gifts: A Bernie Gunther Thriller (Book 13)

Philip Kerr

Bernie Gunther's latest move in a long string of varied careers sees him working for an insurance company. It makes a kind of sense: both cops and insurance companies have a vested interest in figuring out when people are lying to...

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 Special pricePossum Magic 30th Edition

Possum Magic 30th Edition

Mem Fox, Julie Vivas

For 21 years Possum Magic has enchanted children and adults. Mem Fox's lovable characters Hush and Grandma Poss and Julie Vivas' beautiful illustrations weave a story of pure magic. 21st birthday edition. Ages 3+.

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 Special priceWicked Bugs (Young Readers Edition)

Wicked Bugs (Young Readers Edition)

Amy Stewart, Briony Morrow-Cribbs

Did you know there are zombie bugs that not only eat other bugs but also inhabit and control their bodies? There's even a wasp that delivers a perfectly-placed sting in a cockroach's brain and then leads the roach around by its...

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 Special priceRome Precincts

Rome Precincts

Cristian Bonetto

Another in the beautiful Precincts series, showcasing Rome, the eternal city.

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 Special priceNew York Precincts

New York Precincts

Pip Cummings

Discover the coolest places in Manhattan and Brooklyn in this beautifully designed guidebook to NYC.

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 Special priceOttoman Odyssey

Ottoman Odyssey

Alev Scott

A journey across the former Ottoman Empire reveals the legacy of its influence on people from the Balkans to the Levant, and the integral diversity threatened amid rising nationalism.

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 Special priceMiffy: A Look and Learn Book

Miffy: A Look and Learn Book

Dick Bruna

This look and learn book will have young children enthralled as they match the words to the images. Featuring Dick Bruna's iconic and bright illustrations, this sturdy learning book is sure to appeal to little people.

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 Special priceJourneys to the Other Side of the World

Journeys to the Other Side of the World

Sir David Attenborough

The further adventures of a young David Attenborough - from Madagascar and New Guinea to the Pacific Islands and the Northern Territory of Australia

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 Special priceThe Story of Babar

The Story of Babar

Jean de Brunhoff

First published in 1934, the story of Babar the elephant, who is happy playing in the Great Forest until he has to run away from a cruel hunter, finds a big town, and is befriended by an elderly lady. With full colour...

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 Special priceMelbourne Precincts

Melbourne Precincts

Dale Campisi

Entirely revised and updated for the new edition, no trip to Australia is complete without this beautifully designed travel guide to all the things to do in Melbourne.

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 Special priceTheatre of the World: The Maps That Made History

Theatre of the World: The Maps That Made History

Thomas Reinertsen Berg, Alison McCullough

A beautifully presented, prize-winning book about how maps have changed the world.

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 Special priceThe Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told Through Rare Maps

The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told Through Rare Maps

Hugh Thomson

The only book that follows the history of tourism through the finest examples of cartography.

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 Special price Read reviewThe Madonna of the Mountains

The Madonna of the Mountains

Elise Valmorbida

Maria faces a stony path, but one she will surely climb to the summit. In this sumptuous and elegant novel you will taste the bigoli co l'arna, touch the mulberry leaves cut finer than organdie, and feel the strain of one woman...

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 Special priceFeasting: A New Take on Jewish Cooking

Feasting: A New Take on Jewish Cooking

Amanda Ruben

80 recipes for the new generation of Jewish home cooks who are looking for a modern, healthier approach.

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 Special priceBaan: Recipes and Stories from My Thai Home

Baan: Recipes and Stories from My Thai Home

Kay Plunkett-Hogge

`Baan' means the hearth, the home, the community, the place where you come from and this new book emulates just that feeling from Thai cuisine. Baan features over 120 recipes collected from Thailand from the author's friends to...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls

Pat Barker

The legend of The Iliad retold from the perspective of a woman: queen turned war prize, witness to history.

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 Special price1,000 Books to Read Before You Die

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die

James Mustich

The book to raise all books-a celebration of the reading life through an unexpected and compelling compendium of a thousand great books to get lost in.

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 Special priceAsma's Indian Kitchen

Asma’s Indian Kitchen

Asma Khan

Darjeeling Express began life as a dinner for 12 guests at home - Indian food, lovingly cooked from family recipes going back generations. The recipes are homage to Asma's royal Mughlai ancestry and the busy streets of Calcutta...

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Bill Bryson

What does history really consist of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. This...

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The Six: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters

The Six: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters

Laura Thompson

Writer, countrywoman, Fascist, Nazi, Communist, duchess. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana, Unity, Jessica and Deborah. Born into privilege, they became prominent in the high society of interwar London and their...

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 Special priceThe Spectacle of Skill: Selected Writings of Robert Hughes

The Spectacle of Skill: Selected Writings of Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes, Adam Gopnik

A selection of the best writing by the most important-- and thunderously outspoken-- art and culture critic of our time, including approximately 125 never-before-seen pages from the unfinished second volume of his memoir, which he...

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 Special priceChernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

A dramatic, minute-by-minute account of one of the most shattering events of the Cold War, from an award-winning writer and historian.   

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 Special priceThe Colour of Time: A New History of the World, 1850-1960

The Colour of Time: A New History of the World, 1850-1960

Dan Jones, Marina Amaral

A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques to bring vividly to life 200 photographs of the defining events and personalities of the modern world.

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 Special priceArchitect: The Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Words

Architect: The Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Words

Ruth Peltason, Grace Ong Yan

In this completely revised and up-to-date edition, the world's most accomplished architects-Gehry, Pei, Meier, Nouvel, Piano, and 37 more-express their views on creativity, inspiration, and legacy in this visually stunning,...

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Cuba: The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces (Revised)

Cuba: The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces (Revised)

Pierre Hausherr, Francois Missen

The people, architecture, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cuba come to life in this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind tribute to this fascinating island country

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 Special pricePeterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre

Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre

Jacqueline Riding, Mike Leigh

The story of a defining moment in the history of British democracy: the horrific Peterloo massacre of 1819.

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Vita & Virginia

Vita & Virginia

Sarah Gristwood

A double biography of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, their friendship and love affair.

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 Special priceThis Book is a Planetarium

This Book is a Planetarium

Kelli Anderson

This is a book that pushes the boundaries of what it means to be a book!

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 Special priceThe Ultimate Book of Airplanes and Airports

The Ultimate Book of Airplanes and Airports

Sophie Bordet-Potillon, Marc-Étienne Peintre

What better subject than aeroplanes and airports, endlessly fascinating to children of all ages. It's the perfect book to prepare young readers for a first flight!

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The 40s: The Story of a Decade

The 40s: The Story of a Decade

The New Yorker Magazine, Henry Finder

This captivating anthology gathers historic New Yorker pieces from a decade of trauma and upheaval-as well as the years when The New Yorker came of age, with pieces by Elizabeth Bishop, Langston Hughes, Joseph Mitchell, Vladimir...

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Neil MacGregor

The panoramic exploration of how belief shapes us, from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects.

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 Special priceMy Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life

My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life

Ruth Reichl

Part cookbook, part personal narrative, part paean to the household gods, My Kitchen Year reveals Ruth Reichl's most treasured recipes, to be shared over and over again with those we love.

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 Special priceOpera: The Great Composers and their Masterworks

Opera: The Great Composers and their Masterworks

Joyce Bourne, George Henry Hubert Lascelles Harewood, Bryn Terfel

Explores the background to 400 years of opera the composers, the singers, plus the buildings and festivals that have developed to showcase them. The development of opera is explored in this work and set in its political and social...

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The Unwomanly Face of War

The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky

The unforgettable oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin

Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin

Catherine Merridale

Catherine Merridale's exceptional book revels in both the drama of the Kremlin and its sheer unexpectedness: an impregnable fortress which has repeatedly been devastated, a symbol of all that is Russian substantially created by...

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 Special priceSamarkand: Recipes and Stories From Central Asia and the Caucasus

Samarkand: Recipes and Stories From Central Asia and the Caucasus

Caroline Eden, Eleanor Ford

Over hundreds of years, various ethnic groups have passed through Samarkand, sharing and influencing each other's cuisine and leaving their culinary stamp. This book is a love letter to Central Asia and the Caucasus, containing...

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Istanbul: Memories and the City (Deluxe Edition)

Istanbul: Memories and the City (Deluxe Edition)

Orhan Pamuk, Maureen Freely

From the Nobel Prize-winning author of My Name is Red and Snow, a large-format, deluxe, collectible edition of his beloved memoir about life in Istanbul, with more than 200 added illustrations and a new introduction.

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 Special priceYou are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

Frida Kahlo, Hector Jaimes

The letters of Frida Kahlo to her mother, published in English for the first time.    

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Lost and Found in Johannesburg

Lost and Found in Johannesburg

Mark Gevisser

This is a story of dispossession, a meditation on place, home and identity, as well as a deeply personal account of the social ills of South Africa and the triumph of its people.

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 Special priceViceroys: The Creation of the British

Viceroys: The Creation of the British

Christopher Lee

Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs and the role it played in the shaping of the modern British identity.

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 Special priceChina: The Cookbook

China: The Cookbook

Kei Lum Chan, Diora Fong Chan

The definitive cookbook bible of the world's most popular and oldest cuisine

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 Special priceScrapers: A Visual Guide to Extraordinary Buildings

Scrapers: A Visual Guide to Extraordinary Buildings

Zack Scott

With this exquisite illustrative masterpiece, Zack Scott explores in stunning detail the majestic constructions that humans have created on the surface of our own planet. This is SCRAPERS.

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 Special priceRome: Eternal City

Rome: Eternal City

Ferdinand Addis

A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history.

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Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

Matthieu Ricard

The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism - and why we need it now more than ever. This inspirational book argues that by understanding kindness and developing it as a skill we can...

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 Special priceGreat Books of China

Great Books of China

Frances Wood

Discover - or rediscover - the major achievements of Chinese culture and civilization.

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God: A Human History

God: A Human History

Reza Aslan

A fascinating account of humanity's struggle to make sense of the divine, and how the idea of god, from its prehistoric origins to its emergence as a single divine personality, continues to offer new ways of connecting people of...

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David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium

David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium

David Sedaris, Jeffrey Jenkins

A visual compendium of the illustrated diaries David Sedaris has been creating since 1977 - time capsules of both our culture and the thoughts and observations of one of our most beloved writers. Compiled and edited by his...

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The Tool Book: A Tool Lover's Guide to Over 200 Hand Tools

The Tool Book: A Tool Lover’s Guide to Over 200 Hand Tools

Phil Davy, Nick Offerman, Jo Behari, Matt Jackson

This user's guide to over 200 hand tools highlights how to use tools effectively, understand them better, and how to properly care for them. With foreword by Nick Offerman, host of the new show Making It on NBC. Salute generations...

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 Special priceThe Innovators

The Innovators

Walter Isaacson

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution...

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 Special priceCreating the Illusion

Creating the Illusion

Jay Jorgensen, Donald L. Scoggins, Ali MacGraw

One of two books launching an exciting new publishing partnership with Turner Classic Movies, Hollywood Costume Design is a complete directory of fashion on film from the silent era to modern-day blockbusters, featuring hundreds...

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A Day at elBulli

A Day at elBulli

Ferran Adria, El Bulli, Equipo de Edicion

Exclusive look behind the scenes at the world's best restaurant.

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 Special priceRealm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England

Realm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England

Dan Jones

A vivid, in-the-round portrait of English society in the year of Magna Carta.

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 Special priceThe Sex Pistols - 1977: The Bollocks Diaries

The Sex Pistols - 1977: The Bollocks Diaries

Sex Pistols

The inside story of the year that changed everything - as told by the Sex Pistols.

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 Read reviewThe Miniaturist

The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton

There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed ...

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 Special priceSo You've  Been Publicly Shamed

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the consequences of public shaming

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Caesar's Footprints: Journeys to Roman Gaul

Caesar’s Footprints: Journeys to Roman Gaul

Bijan Omrani

A thrilling sequence of journeys across France in the footsteps of Caesar and his successors, revealing how the Romans changed the face of France, and of Europe, forever.

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 Special priceThe Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses

The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses

Kevin Birmingham

SUNDAY TIMES 2014 LITERARY NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR! The extraordinary and exhilarating story of James Joyce's 15-year battle to publish his masterpiece, Ulysses.

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 Special priceStar Wars:The Essential Collection

Star Wars:The Essential Collection

Lucasfilm

Star Wars The Essential Collection is a box set that collects two reference titles: Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know and the Star Wars Character Encyclopedia Updated and expanded since it was released in September...

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 Special pricePocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy

Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy

Alain Badiou

A journey through twentieth-century philosophy with the titan of French thought

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 Special price Read reviewNo Way! Okay, Fine: A memoir of pop culture, feminism and feelings

No Way! Okay, Fine: A memoir of pop culture, feminism and feelings

Brodie Lancaster

No Way! Okay, Fine. is a memoir about pop culture, pop music, feminism and feelings from freelance journalist and editor Brodie Lancaster. Shortlisted for the Richell Prize 2015.

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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Robert Pinsky

Contains a selection of poems from the poet's career.

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 Special priceWhat Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man

What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man

Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel writes about his life before, during, and after Simon and Garfunkel.

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 Special priceTelevision: A Biography

Television: A Biography

David Thomson

A critical history of the first six decades of the television era traces television's evolution from an immobile piece of furniture with limited sponsored programming to a diverse, on-demand content provider.

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 Special priceThe Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature

The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature

Yunte Huang

A panoramic literary anthology that explores the inner story of China in the twentieth century.

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Between Eternities: and Other Writings

Between Eternities: and Other Writings

Javier Marias, Margaret Jull Costa

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At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

Sarah Bakewell

From the best-selling author of How to Live, a spirited account of one of the twentieth century's major intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it

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Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll

Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll

Peter Guralnick

How one man discovered B. B. King, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley, and how his tiny label, Sun Records of Memphis, revolutionised the world.

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 Special priceByron's Women

Byron’s Women

Alexander Larman

An iconoclastic exploration of the life of Lord Byron, viewed through the prism of the lives of nine women with whom he was intimately associated.

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Sir David Attenborough

The early adventures of a young David Attenborough.  

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Elephant Complex: Travels in Sri Lanka

Elephant Complex: Travels in Sri Lanka

John Gimlette

A Spectator Book of the Year 2015. From Ceylon to the Tamil Tigers, the first in-depth account of Sri Lanka by an award-winning travel writer.

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 Special priceA Nation Without Borders

A Nation Without Borders

Steven Hahn

In this ambitious story of American imperial conquest and capitalist development, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Steven Hahn takes on the conventional histories of the nineteenth century and offers a perspective that promises to...

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Little Failure

Little Failure

Gary Shteyngart

Little Failure is Gary Shteyngart's bestselling and very funny memoir.

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Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

David Garrow

The definitive account of Barack Obama's life before he became the 44th president of the United States - the formative years, confluence of forces, and influential figures who helped shaped an extraordinary leader and his rise -...

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Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation

Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation

Rachel Cusk

In her most personal and relevant book to date, Cusk explores divorce's tremendous impact on the lives of women. This unflinching chronicle of Cusk's own recent separation and the upheaval that followed is also a vivid study of...

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Mozart's Starling

Mozart’s Starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Explores the unlikely bond between the famous Austrian composer and his pet starling, providing an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, and the nature of creative inspiration.

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