"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:In Minutes Ser.

For each of the 195 officially recognized countries of the world, a mini essay clearly and concisely explains its key history, characteristics, and social and political structures. Alongside, an outline map shows each country's global location, main geograph... read more

Countries of the World in Minutes

From the scientist duo behind the New York Times bestselling sensation Does It Fart? comes a new illustrated compendium of animal facts and falsehoods, from the head-scratching to the repulsive
 
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True or Poo? - The Definitive Field Guide to Filthy Animal Facts and Falsehoods

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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:Without Even Trying! Ser.

An easy way to learn Chinese - with games and activities   Most people will tell you understanding Chinese is hard, but we've made learning this increasingly important language as simple as can be with fun games and activities. With simple traci... read more

How to Learn Chinese: Without Even Trying

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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

With the authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at anaffordable price, and fully updated with extra information next to each map, this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed v... read more

The Times Universal Atlas of the World