Language and Literature

Picture of Art in Australia: From Colonization to Postmodernism.

Art in Australia: From Colonization to Postmodernism.

Allen, Christopher.

He traces the history of the art made by the settlers of Australia in six provocative chap...

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Picture of Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers.

Finding Zero: A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers.

Aczel, Amir D.

He takes us on an Indiana Jones-like adventure, scouring dusty books, interviewing self- p...

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Picture of Adrift: A Secret Life of London's Waterways.

Adrift: A Secret Life of London's Waterways.

Babbs, Helen.

From deep winter to late autumn, the author and her partner journey on a canal boat explor...

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Picture of The Secret Life of Fighter Command: The Men and Women Who Beat the Luftwaffe.

The Secret Life of Fighter Command: The Men and Women Who Beat the Luftwaffe.

McKay, Sinclair.

Tells the human story of how Britain’s Hurricanes and Spitfires triumphed over the German ...

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Picture of The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism.

The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism.

Grayling, A C.

He considers arguments for the existence of a God and the many reasons why people believe ...

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Picture of How to Study for a Mathematics Degree.

How to Study for a Mathematics Degree.

Alcock, Lara.

This mathematics-specific guide is essential reading for any undergraduate mathematics stu...

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Picture of When the Facts Change: Essays 1995 - 2010.

When the Facts Change: Essays 1995 - 2010.

Judt, Tony.

These important essays chronicle the evolution of his thought and the consistency of his i...

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Picture of The Brontes: Tales of Glass Town, Angria and Gondal: Selected Writings.

The Brontes: Tales of Glass Town, Angria and Gondal: Selected Writings.

Bronte, Charlotte et al.

In their collaborative early writings the Brontes created and peopled the most extraordina...

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Picture of Oroonoko and Other Writings.

Oroonoko and Other Writings.

Behn, Aphra.

Aphra Behn was a British playwright, poet, translator and fiction writer from the Restorat...

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Picture of Walking London: The Best of the City.

Walking London: The Best of the City.

Calian, Sara.

Provides streamlined plans for seeing parts of the city in a day, a weekend, for fun and w...

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Picture of Death of a Policeman.

Death of a Policeman.

Beaton, M.C.

Hamish Macbeth is the local policeman in Lochdubh, a picturesque village in the Scottish h...

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Harriet Said….

Bainbridge, Beryl and Grant, Linda.

Her first novel is set just after WWII near the Formby sand dunes where Bainbridge grew up...

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Picture of Found In Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World.

Found In Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World.

Kelly, Nataly and Zetzsche, Jost.

A treasure trove of interesting and entertaining stories which show how translation and in...

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Picture of The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures.

The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures.

Alderman, Lesley.

The object of this guide is to look at how long things take, how long things last and how ...

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Picture of A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction.

A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction.

Greenberg, Joel.

He tells the sad story of why Passenger Pigeons became extinct. They once numbered 40perce...

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Picture of Go Set a Watchman.

Go Set a Watchman.

Lee, Harper.

Set twenty years after her Pulitzer-prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird

, Scout...

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Picture of Fundamentalism in the Modern World:Volume 1: Fundamentalism, Politics and History: The State, Globalisation and Political Ideologies.

Fundamentalism in the Modern World:Volume 1: Fundamentalism, Politics and History: The State, Globalisation and Political Ideologies.

Martensson, Ulrika et al.

Addresses specific contemporary and past fundamentalist movements that have emerged from w...

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Picture of The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime.

The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime.

Bloom, Harold.

This very large work appears to be the capstone to the literary career of Harold Bloom, lo...

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Picture of Our Valued Customers: Conversations from the Comic Book Store.

Our Valued Customers: Conversations from the Comic Book Store.

Chamberlain, Tim.

The author loves his job working in a comic book shop. 'Where else' he asks, '…can you see...

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Picture of A Prince of Swindlers.

A Prince of Swindlers.

Boothby, Guy.

A wonderful story…the precursor of those other gentlemen thieves, Raffles and Arsene Lupin...

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Picture of Keeping the Jewel in the Crown: The British Betrayal of India.

Keeping the Jewel in the Crown: The British Betrayal of India.

Reid, Walter.

When India became independent in 1947, the general view, which has prevailed until now, wa...

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Picture of Death of a Perfect Wife: A Hamish Macbeth Murder Mystery.

Death of a Perfect Wife: A Hamish Macbeth Murder Mystery.

Beaton, M. C.

Trixie Thomas comes to Lochdubh to open a bed-and-breakfast, and begins to make over the h...

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Picture of The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis.

The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis.

Allen, Arthur.

Brings to light an extraordinary story of medical research amid horror. Jewish prisoner-sc...

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Games For All the Family.

Hilton, Harry.

Sometimes it’s good to turn off the mobile, put the iPad away along with the remote and ha...

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