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In the bestselling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. Now he turns his attention inwar... read more

The Body: A Guide for Occupants

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Series:I Used to Know That ...

A Sunday Times top-ten title in 2008 and a bestseller ever since, I Used to Know That has continued to delight readers with its pages of forgotten facts from our school days. Now available in paperback, this great gift book has been repacka... read more

I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot from School
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Our individual memories define us. Our tribal memories unite us. If these are missing, parts of us are missing too. The Emotional Inheritance division of Exisle Publishing works with a global team of psychologist... read more

Finding True Connections - How to Learn and Write about a Family Member's History

A biography of a much misunderstood punctuation mark and a call to arms in favour of clear expression and against stifling grammar rules Cecelia Watson used to be obsessive a... read more

Semicolon: How a Misunderstood Punctuation Mark Can Improve Your Writing, Enrich Your Reading and even Change Your Life

Ferns occur in great abundance in New Zealand - there are nearly 200 native species alone occurring everywhere from the coast through to the country's alpine regions. Then there are the fern allies - including clubmosses and forkferns that have an... read more

A Photographic Guide to Ferns of New Zealand

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History of Architecture

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History of Ancient Asia

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A gripping exploration of the life of the world's oldest and most famous printed book. 'The remarkable tale of "Number 45", one of the finest copies of the Gutenberg Bible in existence . . . A fascinating story that touches on the origin of books, the passion of collectors... read more

The Lost Gutenberg

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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