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488 rules for life by Kitty Flanagan

488 rules for life

Kitty Flanagan

eAudiobook

488 Rules for Life is not a self-help book, because it's not you who needs help, it's other people. Whether they're walking and texting, asphyxiating you on public transport with their noxious perfume cloud, or leaving one useless square of toilet paper...

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In their own words 2 by author National Archives (Great Britain)

In their own words 2

author National Archives (Great Bri...

eAudiobook

Letters, postcards, notes and telegraphs from the great and the good, the notorious and the downright wicked, shine a spotlight on a range of historical events and movements providing an immediate link to the immediate and much more distant past. Th...

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Armistice with Richard Fidler by Richard Fidler

Armistice with Richard Fidler

Richard Fidler

eAudiobook

Armistice is a three-part series from Conversations bringing to life the stories of Australians who went to the Western Front, and connecting them to the family folklore of their descendants. The Great War came to an end a century ago, with the signing...

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Dr Karl's random road trip through science by Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl's random road trip through science

Karl Kruszelnicki

eAudiobook

Come on a technikolour roadtrip with Dr Karl! Dr Karl is on a mission to track down Awe and Wonder in the Universe. Why do wombats poo cubes? Do fish drink water? What nearly destroyed humanity on Halloween 2015? How do you use an incinerating toilet?...

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Major Thomas by Greg Growden

Major Thomas

Greg Growden

eAudiobook

Opinion is still sharply divided on whether Breaker Morant and his Australian co-defendants were criminals who got what they deserved, or scapegoats used by the British Empire. Major Thomas, the bush lawyer drafted in at the last minute to defend them,...

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A history of the world in 21 women by Jenni Murray

A history of the world in 21 women

Jenni Murray

eAudiobook

'I was 10 years old when I came across Boadicea, and she became the first woman to make me realise that the designated future of a girl born in 1950 - to be sweet, domesticated, undemanding and super feminine - was not necessarily the case.' Boadicea...

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Hearing Maud by Jessica White

Hearing Maud

Jessica White

eAudiobook

What are the options for a little girl who loses most of her hearing in a remote farming community in the 1980s? In this hybrid memoir, Jessica White explores how she negotiated the myriad challenges presented by her deafness. Isolated in the country...

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Tea and scotch with Bradman by Roland Perry

Tea and scotch with Bradman

Roland Perry

eAudiobook

The Don bounced upstairs, past alcoves displaying trophies and his favourite portrait of himself executing a cover drive, and into the inner sanctum - the small Bradman study ... In 1995, journalist and author Roland Perry wrote to Sir Donald Bradman...

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Mudlarking: lost and found on the River Thames by Lara Maiklem

Mudlarking: lost and found on the River Thames

Lara Maiklem

eAudiobook

Mudlark (/'mAdla;k/) noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbour Lara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for over fifteen years, in pursuit of the objects that the river unearths: from Neolithic flints to Roman...

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Big sister, little sister, red sister by Jung Chang

Big sister, little sister, red sister

Jung Chang

eAudiobook

They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the centre of power, and each of them left an indelible mark on...

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Aussie grit: my formula one journey by Mark Webber

Aussie grit: my formula one journey

Mark Webber

eAudiobook

In the high-stakes world of Formula 1, only the fastest make it to the top. Few know this better than Australian motor-racing legend Mark Webber. His incredible 12-year career saw him earn 42 podium finishes and triumph in nine races, including twice...

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The Russian job by Douglas Smith

The Russian job

Douglas Smith

eAudiobook

Remarkably, it was a young American aid worker who uncovered the truth and, even more remarkably, it was the US-backed charity that had sent him to Russia that would save Lenin's fledgling government by feeding his people. In The Russian Job, acclaim...

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All day cocktails  by Shaun Byrne

All day cocktails

Shaun Byrne

Book

Enjoy cocktails at any time of day with this collection of fresh, creative low- and no-alcohol recipes. Celebrating seasonal ingredients, and with a focus on sustainability, All Day Cocktails showcases nearly fifty varieties of citrus, berries, tropi...

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Paris, capital of fashion

Paris, capital of fashion

Book

Paris, Capital of Fashion accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology), New York's only museum dedicated solely to the art of fashion. This lavishly-illustrated book is edited by MFIT's director and chief cura...

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Space atlas  by James Trefil

Space atlas

James Trefil

Book

In this guided tour of our planetary neighborhood, the Milky Way and other galaxies, and beyond, detailed maps and fascinating imagery from recent space missions partner with clear, authoritative scientific information. Starting with the sun and moving...

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Spider-Man  by Matt Singer

Spider-Man

Matt Singer

Book

Explore over fifty years of Spider-Man with this deluxe art book, featuring exclusive interviews and content from the incredibly talented people who brought this amazing hero to life. Since he first appeared in the pages of Amazing Fantasy #15 in 196...

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Jude's food  by Judy Heinrich

Jude's food

Judy Heinrich

Book

For the Heinrich family, food has always been about bringing people together, celebrating life, its special moments and each other. What started as a spontaneous hashtag by Anna and her sisters to share photos of their mum's amazing food, is now a co...

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Oranga ngākau

Oranga ngākau

Book

"The title of this book – Oranga Ngākau – embraces the notion of recovery, and reclaiming physical, social, spiritual, mental and emotional wellbeing. Oranga Ngākau is about taking charge of our own health and wellbeing, by seeking what we need to be...

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The soup book

The soup book

Book

Choose from this wonderful range of soup recipes to use the best each season has to offer. Recipes are organised seasonally so you can easily find a soup to make with the fresh ingredients you have to hand. Tips on cooking time and freezing help with...

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We Are Knitters  by Alberto (Knitting entrepreneur) Bravo

We Are Knitters

Alberto (Knitting entrepreneur) Bra...

Book

From the creators of the company We Are Knitters, this is a book for beginner knitters, featuring fifteen patterns inspired by places around the world.

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D-Day and Normandy  by Anthony (Archivist) Richards

D-Day and Normandy

Anthony (Archivist) Richards

Book

This book marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of D-Day through a richly illustrated account of the invasion and its aftermath. Drawing on the unparalleled collections of IWM, it reconstructs the historic landings and the subsequent battle for a foothold...

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Own your self  by Kelly Brogan

Own your self

Kelly Brogan

Book

New York Times best-selling author presents a radical alternative to psychotropic meds: discerning the meaning in your symptoms and your struggle as a way to reclaim your health and your self. For years, we've been telling ourselves that our difficul...

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A woman of firsts  by Edna Adan Ismail

A woman of firsts

Edna Adan Ismail

Book

An incredible true story Simply a midwife is the inspirational story of a remarkable daughter, nurse and First Lady. The indomitable Edna Adan Ismail survived imprisonment, persecution, and civil war to become a pioneering politician, a leading light...

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History at a glance

History at a glance

Book

Sweeping but succinct, this comprehensive reference presents all of world history in a browsable format featuring more than three dozen maps, along with hundreds of photographs and illustrations. From the dawn of humankind to today's global complexities,...

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Hotel Chelsea  by Colin (Photographer) Miller

Hotel Chelsea

Colin (Photographer) Miller

Book

An illustrated look at the history and the present of the Chelsea Hotel, located in New York City's Chelsea, Manhattan neighborhood, via a collection of profiles of its current residents and photographs of their living spaces.

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Vargic's curious cosmic compendium  by Martin Vargic

Vargic's curious cosmic compendium

Martin Vargic

Book

Explore the wonders of the universe like you've never seen before with this incredible new book from bestselling author Martin Vargic, which will fascinate both young and old alike. Vargic's beautifully innovative designs will help to explain all of the...

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The complete golf manual  by Steve Newell

The complete golf manual

Steve Newell

Book

Covering every aspect of the game, this is the ultimate self-improvement guide for every player - from the novice to the experienced club golfer. Showing readers exactly what it takes to achieve an effective - and repeatable - golf swing, this book w...

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From the oven to the table  by Diana Henry

From the oven to the table

Diana Henry

Book

"Whether you're short of time or just prefer to keep things simple, From the Oven to the Table shows how the oven can do much of the work that goes into making a great meal. Diana Henry's favorite way to cook is to throw ingredients into a dish or ro...

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Essential well being  by Sara Panton

Essential well being

Sara Panton

Book

Essential oils have been used in wellness rituals for centuries and their benefits are still the same today. These small bottles of potent extracts can help you carve out simple (even secret) moments every day to reconnect with yourself, breathe deeper,...

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Guest house for young widows  by Azadeh Moaveni

Guest house for young widows

Azadeh Moaveni

Book

Among the many books trying to understand the terrifying rise of ISIS, none has given voice to the women in the organization; but women were essential to the establishment of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's caliphate. Responding to promises of female empowerment...

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100 letters that changed the world

100 letters that changed the world

Book

For the legions of readers who enjoyed 100 Diagrams that Changed the World and A History of the World in 100 Objects, here is a new take on understanding world history through the most important, impassioned, and world-changing letters ever penned. T...

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The science of animals  by Jamie Ambrose

The science of animals

Jamie Ambrose

Book

From tiny insects to sleek sharks and majestic elephants, this book invites you to explore the animal kingdom up close - from nose to tail. Whether you're interested in specific animal groups such as mammals or birds or have a passion for wildlife ph...

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Zaika  by Romy Gill

Zaika

Romy Gill

Book

Over one hundred delicious recipes from a Punjab kitchen. Simple and inspiring, fresh and colourful, ZAIKA brings the world's most flavoursome plant-based food to our homes. Discover India's most exciting vegan recipes.

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Our dogs, ourselves  by Alexandra Horowitz

Our dogs, ourselves

Alexandra Horowitz

Book

In this book Alexandra Horowitz examines what's called the 'dog-human bond': examining all aspects of the complexity of this unique interspecies pairing. From her position as a dog scientist, she uses the science of dogs and dog-human interaction to ground...

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Complete massage

Complete massage

Book

Explore the profoundly effective power of touch, led by experts at Neal's Yard Remedies. Want to really understand the health and wellness benefits of massage? Interested in practising massage at home or considering taking a course? Let this book be your...

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Lunch in Paris  by Suzy Ashford

Lunch in Paris

Suzy Ashford

Book

Lunch in Paris is a tantalising daytrip through the City of Light, that works out a fair bit cheaper than a return ticket to France. Each chapter focusses on one of Paris' arrondissements (neighbourhoods) and is studded with dreamy location photography....

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Dale Vine's outdoor reno guide  by Dale Vine

Dale Vine's outdoor reno guide

Dale Vine

Book

Nobody wants to spend time in a tired, uninspiring backyard. But how can you create an outdoor space that's beautiful and works for your needs? Landscaper and much loved The Block contestant, Dale Vine will help you create your dream garden with his ...

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Making meaningful lives  by Iza Kavedžija

Making meaningful lives

Iza Kavedžija

Book

A central concern of this book is the complex relationship between the good life, or what it means to live well, and one's sense of meaning or purpose in life. In the Japanese context, a useful starting point for exploring this issue is the concept of...

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The Universe today ultimate guide to viewing the cosmos  by David Dickinson

The Universe today ultimate guide to viewing the cosmos

David Dickinson

Book

David Dickinson, earth science teacher and backyard astronomer, and Fraser Cain, publisher of Universe today, have teamed up to provide expert guidance on observing the night sky. "The universe today ultimate guide to viewing the cosmos" features the...

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The green kitchen  by David Frenkiel

The green kitchen

David Frenkiel

Book

David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl Andersen are the new faces of exciting vegetarian food. Their Green Kitchen Stories blog has a cult following and inspires people around the world to cook super tasty healthy vegetarian recipes using only natural ingr...

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Murder most florid by Mark A. Spencer

Murder most florid

Mark A. Spencer

eBook

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More from less by Andrew McAfee

More from less

Andrew McAfee

eAudiobook

Bestselling author and co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy Andrew McAfee says there's a new reason for optimism: we're past the point of 'peak stuff' - from here on out, it'll take fewer resources to make things, and cost less to...

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Relish Mama  by Nellie Kerrison

Relish Mama

Nellie Kerrison

Book

Relish Mama is the perfect companion to Relish Mama Family book, designed to work together to make your cooking easier every day. Each recipe represents the food Nellie loves most, to share with family, friends and through her acclaimed cooking school....

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Signature dishes that matter  by Christine Muhlke

Signature dishes that matter

Christine Muhlke

Book

Today's food-lovers often travel the globe to enjoy the food of acclaimed chefs. Yet the tradition of seeking out unforgettable dining experiences goes back centuries, and this gorgeous book reveals the closely held secrets behind the world's most ic...

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Chainsaw operation  by Karl Liffman

Chainsaw operation

Karl Liffman

Book

Chainsaw Operation is a practical guide to safe work technique for chainsaw operators. Some three decades in making and refinement, this detailed yet easy to read manual is comprehensive in its range of concerns. The introductory chapter to this book...

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Tracing your female ancestors  by Adèle Emm

Tracing your female ancestors

Adèle Emm

Book

"Everyone has a mother and a line of female ancestors and often their paths through life are hard to trace. That is why this ... handbook is of ... value, for it explores the lives of female ancestors from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the beginning...

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Yayoi Kusama  by Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama

Book

Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama's matchless creativity and originality have been captivating the world since she moved from Matsumoto, her hometown in Nagano, Japan, to the USA in 1958. In the last ten years alone, her retrospective exhibitions in four...

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This guy  by Jamie Ferguson

This guy

Jamie Ferguson

Book

What makes a man stylish? Can good taste be learned or are you just born with it? There's no magic formula to dressing well, but some men seem to have that certain something, whether they're wearing a bespoke suit, a vintage denim jacket or a simple pair...

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Contemporary Chinese furniture design  by Charlotte Fiell

Contemporary Chinese furniture design

Charlotte Fiell

Book

This is the first definitive book on contemporary Chinese furniture, introducing the work of leading designers and design studios, including Chen Darui, Jerry Chen, Frank Chou, Hou Zheng-Guang, Hong Wei, Ma Yansong, Neri & Hu, Shao Fan, Shang Xia, Song...

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The Peninsular War atlas  by Nick Lipscombe

The Peninsular War atlas

Nick Lipscombe

Book

The Peninsular War is one of the defining campaigns of the British Army and sealed its reputation for supreme professionalism, heroic obstinacy and sheer perseverance. It made the reputation of Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, and acts as the...

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Thriving on plants  by Cherie Tu

Thriving on plants

Cherie Tu

Book

Since becoming vegan on 20 January 2014, Cherie Tu has made it her mission to help inspire others through cooking. Whether you're looking to incorporate more vegies in your diet or simply curious about plant-based foods, Thriving On Plants allows you...

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Bjelke blues

Bjelke blues

Book

Bjelke Blues gives heart and soul to the remembrances of the men and women who were at the end of police batons, at the front line fighting for justice and decency. Anthology of short stories by various writers, telling some of the serious, silly, and...

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Draw great characters  by Beverly Johnson

Draw great characters

Beverly Johnson

Book

Beverly Johnson's book is packed with scores of fun exercises that will really motivate young beginner artists who are just getting interested in drawing for animation, comic book art, or just for pleasure. In a series of beginner-friendly exercises,...

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The whole fish cookbook  by Josh Niland

The whole fish cookbook

Josh Niland

Book

We all want to eat more fish, but who wants to bother spending the time, effort and money cooking that same old salmon fillet on repeat when you could be trying something new and utterly delicious? In The Whole Fish Cookbook,Sydney's groundbreaking s...

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Poilâne  by Apollonia Poilâne

Poilâne

Apollonia Poilâne

Book

"For the first time, Poilãane provides detailed instructions so bakers can reproduce its unique "hug-sized" sourdough loaves at home, as well as the bakery's other much-loved breads and pastries. It tells the story of how Apollonia Poilãane, the...

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Missionaries are real people  by Ellen Rosenberger

Missionaries are real people

Ellen Rosenberger

Book

Are you struggling with real life issues but feel pressure to keep them inside because you are a missionary? Are you a family member or friend of a missionary who desires to better understand your loved one? Are you preparing to move overseas and want...

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Call sign chaos  by James N. Mattis

Call sign chaos

James N. Mattis

Book

Call Sign Chaos is the account of Jim Mattis's storied career, from wide-ranging leadership roles in three wars to ultimately commanding a quarter of a million troops across the Middle East. Along the way, Mattis recounts his foundational experiences...

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The world of It  by Alyse Wax

The world of It

Alyse Wax

Book

An official behind-the-scenes companion to New Line Cinema's IT and IT CHAPTER TWO, the globally popular blockbusters . Collecting the best artwork produced during the making of both of these [...] films -- including concept art, sketches, storyboards,...

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Venus & Aphrodite  by Bettany Hughes

Venus & Aphrodite

Bettany Hughes

Book

Through ancient art, evocative myth, exciting archaeological revelations and philosophical explorations Bettany Hughes shows why this immortal goddess endures through to the twenty-first century, and what her journey through time reveals about what matters...

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Shelf respect  by Annie Austen

Shelf respect

Annie Austen

Book

Decluttering is all the rage, but what do you do when your preferred style of interior decor is miles of overstuffed bookshelves? If you can't bring yourself to KonMari your collection, SHELF RESPECT will validate your life choices. The perfect gift for...

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Real kids, real play  by Alice Zsembery

Real kids, real play

Alice Zsembery

Book

Remember the good ole days? The days when a kid's social network was formed playing kick-to-kick in the street... Where parties consisted of a sock, an egg, a spoon and a donkey's tail. Where we sat by the radio for hours with our finger hovering on the...

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Oaxaca  by Bricia Lopez

Oaxaca

Bricia Lopez

Book

A colorful celebration of Oaxacan cuisine from the landmark Oaxacan restaurant in Los Angeles. Oaxaca is the culinary heart of Mexico, and since opening its doors in 1994, Guelaguetza has been the center of life for the Oaxacan community in Los Angel...

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Rose Elliot's complete vegan  by Rose Elliot

Rose Elliot's complete vegan

Rose Elliot

Book

In recent years the vegan movement has gone from strength to strength as awareness of the ethical, environmental and health benefits of following a plant-based diet have steadily increased. The tired stereoptypes about veganism have been banished and,...

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The Resilience Project  by Hugh Van Cuylenburg

The Resilience Project

Hugh Van Cuylenburg

Book

Hugh van Cuylenburg was a primary school teacher volunteering in northern India when he had a life-changing realisation: despite the poverty and privations the children he taught faced, they appeared to be the happiest kids he had ever come across. B...

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Draw every little thing  by Flora Waycott

Draw every little thing

Flora Waycott

Book

From learning to draw and paint plants, flowers, and bicycles to the neighborhood cafe and the contents of the kitchen cabinet, this contemporary drawing book demonstrates just how easy it is to render the world around you with little more than a pen...

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Drawing manga heroines & heroes  by Sonia Leong

Drawing manga heroines & heroes

Sonia Leong

Book

Featuring interactive exercises, creative prompts, and step-by-step projects, Drawing manga heroines and heroes shows you how to create and illustrate your own manga characters and stories in just a few easy steps. Learning all the manga-drawing basi...

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A house in the mountains  by Caroline Moorehead

A house in the mountains

Caroline Moorehead

Book

In the late summer of 1943, when Italy changed sides in the War and the Germans - now their enemies - occupied the north of the country, an Italian Resistance was born. Ada, Frida, Silvia and Bianca were four young Piedmontese women who joined the Re...

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The couple's cookbook  by Cole Stipovich

The couple's cookbook

Cole Stipovich

Book

A beautiful primer for newlyweds starting their first home together, full of achievable, modern recipes for weeknight meals, weekend brunches, and everything in between.

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The greenprint  by Marco Borges

The greenprint

Marco Borges

Book

Accessible and easy-to-follow, The Greenprint is a movement to embrace your absolute best and healthiest life. Through his more than two decades of experience working with clients, including some of the world's biggest celebrities, and spearheading e...

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Japan's world heritage sites  by John Dougill

Japan's world heritage sites

John Dougill

Book

Visit the most compelling cultural and nature sites in all of Japan with this beautifully photographed travel guide. In Japan's World Heritage Sites, readers are introduced to the temples, gardens, castles and natural wonders for which Japan is so ju...

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The world at night

The world at night

Book

See the full beauty of our night sky revealed as never before in over 200 photographs from around the world. Bringing together the images of over 40 photographers across 25 countries, be astounded by the lights of the night sky in some of the darkest...

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Visual galaxy

Visual galaxy

Book

This compelling visual journey through our galaxy combines more than 350 photographs, illustrations, and graphics to present the universe as you've never seen it before. Visual Galaxy is a deep dive into the past, present, and future of our home galaxy,...

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Palette  by Funmi Fetto

Palette

Funmi Fetto

Book

The idea for Palette came to Vogue Contributing Beauty Editor Funmi Fetto after years of being asked by friends, family and strangers on the street for advice on products suitable for women of colour, who often find themselves excluded from mainstream...

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Lady in Waiting  by Anne Glenconner

Lady in Waiting

Anne Glenconner

Book

Anne Glenconner has been close to the Royal Family since childhood. Eldest child of the 5th Earl of Leicester, she was, as a daughter, described as 'the greatest disappointment' by her family as she was unable to inherit. Her childhood home Holkham Hall...

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Gorillas in the wild  by Joe McDonald

Gorillas in the wild

Joe McDonald

Book

Joe McDonald and Mary Ann McDonald hold the record for treks to Rwanda to photograph mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. In this book, Joe shares his vast knowledge of the apes, and the pair present an unprecedented collection of images that ...

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The eight master lessons of nature  by Gary Ferguson

The eight master lessons of nature

Gary Ferguson

Book

In Eight Master Lessons of Nature, Gary Ferguson reveals the wisdom of the natural world. By keenly observing and admiring wildlife and their surroundings, he shows us why sympathy is our greatest asset and crucial to our survival, that feminine rule...

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My Google Chromebook  by Michael Miller

My Google Chromebook

Michael Miller

Book

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Google Chromebook photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into Chromebook problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Chromebook. Full-color, step-by-step tasks...

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I am C-3PO  by Anthony Daniels

I am C-3PO

Anthony Daniels

Book

Spanning over 40 years, discover a unique perspective on the Star Wars saga from the actor behind iconic character C-3PO, Anthony Daniels. Discover the incredible untold story of one of Star Wars' most iconic characters, C-3PO, told by the man who knows...

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Scientists who changed history

Scientists who changed history

Book

Explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world’s most inspirational and influential scientists with this innovative and boldly graphic biography-led book. The second title in DK’s new illustrated biography series, Scientists profiles...

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The School of Life  by author School of Life (Business enterprise)

The School of Life

author School of Life (Business ent...

Book

We spend years in school learning facts and figures but the one thing we're never taught is how to live a fulfilled life. That's why we need The School of Life - a real organisation founded ten years ago by writer and philosopher Alain de Botton. The...

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The maths book

The maths book

Book

A vibrant exploration of the world's most famous and important mathematical ideas, theorems, and movements, and the great minds behind them. Take a journey through the intriguing story of numbers, patterns, and shapes in order to better understand the...

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The madness of crowds  by Douglas Murray

The madness of crowds

Douglas Murray

Book

In the long-awaited follow-up to his 2016 best-seller The Strange Death of Europe, Douglas Murray interrogates the vicious new culture wars playing out in our media, universities, homes and perhaps the most violent place of all: online. The Madness of...

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Human compatible  by Stuart J. (Stuart Jonathan) Russell

Human compatible

Stuart J. (Stuart Jonathan) Russell

Book

Humans dream of super-intelligent machines. But what happens if we actually succeed? Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent AI expert, it could also be the last....

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Cosmic crystals  by Ashley Leavy

Cosmic crystals

Ashley Leavy

Book

Living in sync with the rhythm of the lunar cycle is a powerful way to stay aligned to universal energy. Crystals and moon magic have been used together to this aim for centuries. Cosmic Crystals shows you how to get the most potency out of your stones...

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Champagne  by Tom Bruce-Gardyne

Champagne

Tom Bruce-Gardyne

Book

Nothing says "special occasion" like popping open a bottle of champagne. Champagne guides you through the astounding story of how this delicious drink became the hallmark of celebrations, commiserations, and partying across the globe. It explores the...

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Australia  by Andrew Bain

Australia

Andrew Bain

Book

Lonely Planet's Australia is your passport to the most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stake out a patch of sand on Bondi Beach before exploring the sights of Sydney, dive into the dazzling Great Barrier...

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The ultimate kogin collection  by Susan Briscoe

The ultimate kogin collection

Susan Briscoe

Book

Discover the beautiful Japanese pattern darning technique kogin and how it can be used to create stunning stitched and quilted projects.

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On the clock  by Emily Guendelsberger

On the clock

Emily Guendelsberger

Book

After the local newspaper where she worked as a reporter closed, Emily Guendelsberger took a pre-Christmas job at an Amazon fulfillment center outside Louisville, Kentucky. There, the vending machines were stocked with painkillers, and the staff turnover...

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Big sister, little sister, red sister  by Jung Chang

Big sister, little sister, red sister

Jung Chang

Book

The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that ‘One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country’,...

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The case for Trump  by Victor Davis Hanson

The case for Trump

Victor Davis Hanson

Book

In The Case for Trump, award-winning historian and political commentator Victor Davis Hanson explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen well-qualified Republican rivals, a Democrat with a...

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I can cook vegan  by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

I can cook vegan

Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Book

Recipes for vegans, the vegan-curious, and reluctant parents of vegans. Here to inspire people to cook more and become all-around better citizens of the world.

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Not enough  by Samuel Moyn

Not enough

Samuel Moyn

Book

"The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. Even as state violations of political rights garnered unprecedented attention due to human rights campaigns, a commitment to material equality disappeared. In its place, market fundamentalism has...

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Something for the birds  by Jacqueline Fahey

Something for the birds

Jacqueline Fahey

Book

Something for the birds is an unusual and engaging memoir of the early life of well-known artist and Auckland personality Jacqueline Fahey. She traces her roots from her childhood in Timaru back to her Irish ancestors, and describes her bohemian life...

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