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Picture of The Making of Home.

The Making of Home.

Flanders, Judith.

All cultures have a word meaning house, but not all have a word meaning home. Flanders tra...

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Picture of Around the Village Green: The Heart-Warming Memoir of a World War II Childhood.

Around the Village Green: The Heart-Warming Memoir of a World War II Childhood.

Dunn, Dot May.

She has written a charming memoir of her childhood in a close-knit mining village in Derby...

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Picture of Nurse! Nurse!: A Student Nurse's Story.

Nurse! Nurse!: A Student Nurse's Story.

Frazier, Jimmy.

A true account by Jimmy, a middle-aged man, who came relatively late to the nursing profes...

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Picture of Five Minutes of Amazing: My Race Against Dementia.

Five Minutes of Amazing: My Race Against Dementia.

Graham, Chris and Holden, Wendy.

When he was 38 Chris was diagnosed with a rare form of dementia. After his son was born he...

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Picture of Dylan Thomas: A New Life.

Dylan Thomas: A New Life.

Lycett, Andrew.

Type the title of Thomas‘s ‘Do not go gentle into that dark night’ into Google, and it wil...

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Picture of Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to his Mother.

Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to his Mother.

Sturrock, Donald (ed.).

These letters are remarkable. More than 600 in total, they span a forty-year period, begin...

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Picture of Italian Kitchen Garden.

Italian Kitchen Garden.

Fraser, Sarah.

The reason Italian food is considered among the best in the world is that the food tastes ...

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Picture of Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan.

Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan.

Dalrymple, William.

A masterly chronicle on the disastrous British misadventure in Afghanistan during the year...

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Picture of A Brief History of British Sea Power.

A Brief History of British Sea Power.

Howarth, David.

Describes the growth of British skill and confidence at sea, from its obscure beginnings 1...

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Picture of The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent.

The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent.

Hutchinson, Robert.

Colonel Thomas Blood was a mysterious and charismatic character whose many amazing exploit...

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Picture of Pamper Your Pooch: 30 Practical Presents for Dogs.

Pamper Your Pooch: 30 Practical Presents for Dogs.

Blondel, Rachelle.

These handcrafted projects range from a jaunty neckerchief and crochet handles for dull do...

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Picture of The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature.

The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature.

Dawson, Ashley.

Innovative and very handy, it identifies key writers and texts, presents a comprehensive t...

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Picture of Measuring the World.

Measuring the World.

Kehlmann, Daniel.

A historical novel of Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Frederick Gauss who set out to measu...

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Picture of New Letter Writer for the Use of Gentlemen with Applications for Situations and a Copious Appendix of Forms of Address, Bills, Receipts and Other Useful Matter.

New Letter Writer for the Use of Gentlemen with Applications for Situations and a Copious Appendix of Forms of Address, Bills, Receipts and Other Useful Matter.

Originally published in 1890, it certainly shows that manners have changed, though affecti...

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Picture of Aurora.

Aurora.

Robinson, Kim Stanley.

A review from The Guardian states that: ‘Science Fiction’s backlist is packed with ‘genera...

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Picture of Jules Verne's Scotland: In Fact and Fiction.

Jules Verne's Scotland: In Fact and Fiction.

Thompson, Ian.

The French author made only two visits to Scotland, but they influenced him deeply. He wro...

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Picture of The Telegraph Book of the First World War: An Anthology of The Telegraph's Writing from the Great War.

The Telegraph Book of the First World War: An Anthology of The Telegraph's Writing from the Great War.

Fuller, Gavin (ed.).

These reports, many of them eye-witness dispatches, written by correspondents of the Daily...

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Picture of Marching to the Drums: A History of Military Drums and Drummers.

Marching to the Drums: A History of Military Drums and Drummers.

Norris, John.

The drum is universally regarded as the most basic of all human instruments, and military ...

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Picture of Letters From the Front: Letters and Diaries from the BEF in Flanders and France 1914-1918.

Letters From the Front: Letters and Diaries from the BEF in Flanders and France 1914-1918.

Smith, Kevin.

From the pre-war planning of the opposing nations to the aftermath of war, the author pres...

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Picture of Movie Night Menus: Dinner and Drink Recipes Inspired by the Films We Love.

Movie Night Menus: Dinner and Drink Recipes Inspired by the Films We Love.

Darlington, Tenaya and Andre.

The authors highlight some of the greatest dining and drinking scenes to appear on screen ...

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Picture of The Lost Camels Of Tartary: A Quest into Forbidden China.

The Lost Camels Of Tartary: A Quest into Forbidden China.

Hare, John.

He made a total of four journeys into the Mongolian Gobi and Gashun Gobi deserts, searchin...

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Picture of Panda: Back from the Brink.

Panda: Back from the Brink.

Mengqi, Zhou.

The iconic giant panda is unique (it has no immediately close relative in the animal world...

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Picture of The Aliens Are Coming!: The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe.

The Aliens Are Coming!: The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe.

Miller, Ben.

He weaves together space exploration, the evolution of life on Earth, and our search for l...

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Picture of The Mating Lives Of Birds.

The Mating Lives Of Birds.

Parry, James.

Bird courtship and display can be one of the most captivating events in the natural world....

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