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This gorgeously illustrated atlas personifies 28 cities around the world. Each map sheds light on the strange and marvelous ways in which humans interact with the places they call home. Artist and creative cartographer Adam Dant dissects Manhattan in an anatomical diagram, traces... read more

Living Maps

"The ultimate literary bucket list." --THE WASHINGTON POST          Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that's as compulsively readable, entertain... read more

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die - A Life-Changing List

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Series:Welcome to the Museum

The 2016 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Botanicum is a stunningly curated guide to plant life. With artwork from Katie Scott of Animalium fame, Botanicum gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages o... read more

Botanicum (Welcome to the Museum)

Have you ever wondered where terms like 'end of your tether', 'gets my goat' or 'letting ones hair down' come from? Or why we call some people 'geezers', 'sugar daddies' or 'lounge lizards'? Or where the words 'eave... read more

Curious English Words and Phrases - The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use

Even the best wordsmiths can find themselves tripping over words that are commonly misused, mixed up or misspelled. Most of us have suffered the embarrassment of suddenly discovering that they have been using or spelling... read more

Word to the Wise - Untangling the Mix-Ups, Misuse and Myths of Language

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Series:Pocket Photo Bks.

The Library at Trinity College Dublin dates back to the establishment of the college by Queen Elizabeth I in 1592. The library is the largest in Ireland, containing more than 6.2 million volumes and an extensive collection of early manuscripts, including th... read more

The Library, Trinity College Dublin

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When Katharine is found dead at the foot of her stairs, it is the mystery of her life that consumes her daughter, Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of Katharine's body are weighed and categorized, motivates Laura to write her own version of ev... read more

An Unremarkable Body

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Series:Philip's Street Atlas Ser.

This is a fully revised edition of the definitive London Atlas. Every street is named, the Congestion Charging Zone is highlighted, bus, tube and rail maps are featured, an index is given of hospitals and places of interest, postcodes are given, and theatres, cinemas and shopping are shown on a separate map.

Philip's Street Atlas of London

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This book demystifies the writing process, empowering you to write your own novel or short story. The author explains expert technique in a clear and jargon-free way, with examples from the fifty greatest writers of our time. For aspiring writers o... read more

Read This If You Want to Be a Great Writer

From the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers, a delightful and eclectic exploration of language, and what it can teach us about ourselves and our lives.Why is the name 'Cleopatra' not allowed in Iceland? Why do clocks 'talk' ... read more

Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing

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