Special Selection 48

Picture of Essays in Love.

Essays in Love.

de Botton, Alain.

The bestselling author has written about the progress of a relationship between a man and ...

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Picture of How Proust Can Change Your Life.

How Proust Can Change Your Life.

de Botton, Alain.

de Botton has written a Proustian guidebook for living your life. It is full of sage obser...

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Picture of A Brief History of the Celts.

A Brief History of the Celts.

Ellis, Peter Berresford.

A vivid picture of this fascinating ancient civilisation, which discusses the Celts' myste...

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Picture of Napoleon.

Napoleon.

Forrest, Alan.

A well-written and deeply scholarly biography of the son of a Corsican attorney who became...

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Picture of The Decisive Duel: Spitfire vs 109.

The Decisive Duel: Spitfire vs 109.

Isby, David.

This charts the parallel careers of the dominant single-seat interceptor/fighters of Europ...

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Picture of Making the Most of Your Pressure Cooker: How to Create Delicious, Healthy Meals in Double Quick Time.

Making the Most of Your Pressure Cooker: How to Create Delicious, Healthy Meals in Double Quick Time.

Humphries, Carolyn.

The pressure cooker is once again fashionable in today's modern lifestyle - and

you'...

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Picture of The Great Philosophers: The Lives and Ideas of History's Greatest Thinkers.

The Great Philosophers: The Lives and Ideas of History's Greatest Thinkers.

Law, Stephen.

Written for those who want a succinct introduction to some of the key ideas and arguments ...

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Picture of A Brief History of the Normans: The Conquests that Changed the Face of Europe.

A Brief History of the Normans: The Conquests that Changed the Face of Europe.

Neveux, Francois.

The Normans began as Viking raiders in the 8th century. They were unstoppable warriors and...

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Picture of In God's Name.

In God's Name.

Yallop, David.

It first appeared in 1984 and became a best-seller world-wide. It delves into the death of...

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Picture of Samuel Johnson: A Life.

Samuel Johnson: A Life.

Nokes, David.

He published the first dictionary for which he was much admired and became quite a celebri...

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Picture of A Brief History of the Roman Empire.

A Brief History of the Roman Empire.

Kershaw, Stephen.

From the rise of the Roman Empire in 27BC to the invasions of the barbarians and the fall ...

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Picture of Year Zero: A History of 1945.

Year Zero: A History of 1945.

Buruma, Ian.

It was a year of victory and defeat, chaos, vindictive settling of scores, exultation and ...

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Picture of A Brief History of France.

A Brief History of France.

Jenkins, Cecil.

Tells the story of the largest country in Europe and the formation of a nation through its...

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Picture of Leningrad: State of Siege.

Leningrad: State of Siege.

Jones, Michael.

Leningrad was under siege for almost 900 days, from 8 September 1941 to 27 January 1944. M...

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Picture of A Brief History of Medieval Warfare: The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms 1314-1485.

A Brief History of Medieval Warfare: The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms 1314-1485.

Reid, Peter.

He believes that the English armies set the standard for the period. This analyses the res...

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Picture of Homer: The Odyssey: Translated With an Introduction and Notes.

Homer: The Odyssey: Translated With an Introduction and Notes.

Mitchell, Stephen.

It is the original hero's journey, an epic voyage into the unknown. This marvellous transl...

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Picture of Tuna: A Love Story.

Tuna: A Love Story.

Ellis, Richard.

This fish is the target of the insatiable sushi market - particularly in Japan. 'Tuna Ranc...

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Picture of Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic.

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic.

Quammen, David.

Deals with zoonosis

which is an animal infection transmissible to humans. The storie...

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