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Saving the reef  by Rohan Lloyd

Saving the reef

Rohan Lloyd

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"While in the past Australians wrestled with what the Reef is, today they are struggling to reconcile what it will be... To do this, we need to understand the Reef's intertwining human story.The Great Barrier Reef has come to dominate Australian imaginations...

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Decisions over decimals  by Christopher J. Frank

Decisions over decimals

Christopher J. Frank

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"Today's leaders must make critical decisions under greater complexity than ever before. While technology has made our lives easier, leaders need to manage the waves of ever-increasing information and ever-decreasing time to analyze data thoughtfully. They...

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Crazy busy  by Thijs Launspach

Crazy busy

Thijs Launspach

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"Do you have a full diary and no time to think, and experience the feeling that you're always playing catch-up and never quite hitting the mark? Our lives today are almost invariably crazy busy. Being busy is one of the hallmarks of the modern era. But the...

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How to clean everything  by Ann Russell

How to clean everything

Ann Russell

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"From everyone's favourite online cleaning expert and 'TikTok Auntie', this is the only cleaning book that you will ever need. How to Clean Everything is full of genuinely useful tips and tricks, and advice about not just what but also what not to do. Covering...

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Scent  by Elise Vernon Pearlstine

Scent

Elise Vernon Pearlstine

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"In this wide-ranging and accessible new book, biologist-turned-perfumer Elise Vernon Pearlstine turns our human-centered perception of fragrance on its head and investigates plants' evolutionary reasons for creating aromatic molecules. Delving into themes of...

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Art is life  by Jerry Saltz

Art is life

Jerry Saltz

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"Now, in Art Is Life, Jerry Saltz draws on two decades of work to offer a real-time survey of contemporary art as a barometer of our times. Chronicling a period punctuated by dramatic turning points - from the cultural reset of 9/11 to the rolling social...

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Small pleasures

Small pleasures

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"So often we exhaust ourselves and the planet in a search for very large pleasures, while all around us lies a wealth of small pleasures, which if only we paid more attention could bring us solace and joy at little cost and effort. This is a book to guide us...

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Women in design  by Anne Massey

Women in design

Anne Massey

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"A history of women designers and consumers from 1900 to the present day. The work of women designers has not traditionally been the focus of mainstream histories of design. By revealing the untold story of female design pioneers, this comprehensive...

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Virtual society  by Herman Narula

Virtual society

Herman Narula

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"A definitive guide to the metaverse- why it's important, why it matters to society, and how to create a metaverse that works for us. The concept of the metaverse has recently exploded in the public consciousness. But its contours remain elusive. Is it merely...

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A fortunate woman  by Polly Morland

A fortunate woman

Polly Morland

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"A Fortunate Woman is a compelling, thoughtful and insightful look at the life and work of a country doctor. Funny, moving and not afraid of the dark, it will speak to readers everywhere. Polly Morland was clearing her late mother's house when she found a...

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LVOE  by author Atticus (Poet)

LVOE

author Atticus (Poet)

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"From the internationally bestselling author of Love Her Wild, The Dark Between Stars, and The Truth About Magic comes LVOE, a dazzling new journey into the great unknown by Atticus. Featuring over 250 brand new poems, this sees Atticus take his readers on an...

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Being the change  by Peter Kalmus

Being the change

Peter Kalmus

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"Alarmed by drastic changes in the Earth's climate systems, the author, a climate scientist and suburban father of two, embarked on a journey to change his life and the world. He began by bicycling, growing food, meditating, and making other simple, fulfilling...

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The nature of the beast  by David J. Anderson

The nature of the beast

David J. Anderson

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"When your dog growls and barks, you might assume that he's angry. But how do you know? You can't very well ask him. Even if you could, it's not at all clear that animals even have emotions like humans do. We still know very little about what emotions are and...

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Ritual  by Dēmētrēs Xygalatas

Ritual

Dēmētrēs Xygalatas

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"Ritual is one of the oldest, and certainly most enigmatic, threads in the history of human culture. And it presents a profound paradox: people ascribe the utmost importance to their rituals, but few can explain why they are so important. Apparently pointless...

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Beautiful unique faces  by Anita East

Beautiful unique faces

Anita East

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"A vital message for our time, Beautiful Unique Faces by Anita East cuts through the noise in our heads to get to the truth of our beauty. Thanks to increasing pressure to look beautiful from social media, influencers, friends, society and even our own...

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The anatomy of grief  by Dorothy P. Holinger

The anatomy of grief

Dorothy P. Holinger

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"The Anatomy of Grief is about what happens to the human self after the death of a loved one. Over two-and-a-half million people in this country die each year and over fifty-five million worldwide. Their survivors become the bereaved. The book describes the...

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Post growth  by Tim Jackson

Post growth

Tim Jackson

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"The relentless pursuit of more has delivered climate catastrophe, social inequality and financial instability - and left us ill-prepared for life in a global pandemic. Tim Jackson’s passionate and provocative book dares us to imagine a world beyond capitalism...

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The attributes  by Rich Diviney

The attributes

Rich Diviney

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"During his twenty years as a Navy officer and SEAL, Rich Diviney was intimately involved in a specialized SEAL selection process, which whittled a group of hundreds of extraordinary candidates down to a handful of the most elite performers. Diviney was often...

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Sergei Rachmaninoff  by Rebecca Mitchell

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Rebecca Mitchell

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"Unquestionably one of the most popular composers of classical music, Sergei Rachmaninoff has not always been so admired by critics. Detractors have long perceived Rachmaninoff as part of an outdated Romantic tradition from a bygone Russian world, aloof from...

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Action  by Robert McKee

Action

Robert McKee

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"Action explores the ways that a modern-day writer can successfully tell an action story that not only stands apart, but wins the war on clichés. Teaming up with the former co-host of The Story Toolkit, Bassim El-Wakil, legendary story lecturer Robert McKee...

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Scale to tail  by Jordan Goetze

Scale to tail

Jordan Goetze

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"If you think a fish is bad eating, you might just need to cook it differently. Scale to Tail has three key aims: Diversify - broadening the range of seafood we consume in Australia; Eat whole - encouraging people to stop filleting fish and throwing the rest...

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2023 Australasian sky guide  by Nick Lomb

2023 Australasian sky guide

Nick Lomb

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"This popular guide by astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb provides stargazers with everything they need to know about the southern night sky. It contains the latest information on the solar system, historical features, monthly sky maps, details of the year's...

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Tree glee  by Cheryl D. Rickman

Tree glee

Cheryl D. Rickman

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"Trees provide us with the necessities of life--they clean the air we breathe, fill us with awe as we walk through forests and provide timber for the houses we live in, yet there are deeper reasons for our arboreal admiration that go beyond utility and...

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Patina modern  by Chris Mitchell

Patina modern

Chris Mitchell

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"Mitchell and Guzmán are design obsessives who want the same thing: rooms that are spare yest warm, layered yet clean, current yet timeless. Here they reveal in room-by-room detail the full evolution of their homes. Readers will get an education in color,...

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The embroidered closet  by Alexandra Stratkotter

The embroidered closet

Alexandra Stratkotter

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"Perfect for all levels of stitchers, this instructional guide to garment embroidery, in which sustainability meets DIY, demonstrates how to embellish clothing through stylish and classic designs, and includes information on tools, techniques, and...

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Memsahibs  by Ipshita Nath

Memsahibs

Ipshita Nath

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"For young Englishwomen stepping off the steamer, the sights and sounds of humid colonial India were like nothing they'd ever experienced. For many, this was the ultimate destination to find a perfect civil servant husband. For still more, however, India...

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Behind their screens  by Emily Weinstein

Behind their screens

Emily Weinstein

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"What are teens actually doing on their smartphones? Contrary to many adults' assumptions, they are not simply "addicted" to their screens, oblivious to the afterlife of what they post, or missing out on personal connection. They are just trying to navigate a...

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Inside Bridgerton  by Shonda Rhimes

Inside Bridgerton

Shonda Rhimes

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"Inside Bridgerton is the intimate behind-the-scenes story of the hit Shondaland series on Netflix, featuring never before seen photographs, first-hand accounts on the decisions behind casting, costumes and sets, and directors' accounts on shooting your...

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Remainders of the day  by Shaun Bythell

Remainders of the day

Shaun Bythell

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"The Bookshop in Wigtown is a bookworm's idyll - with thousands of books across nearly a mile of shelves, a real log fire, and Captain, the bookshop cat. You'd think after twenty years, owner Shaun Bythell would be used to the customers by now. Don't get him...

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A good country  by Sofia Ali-Khan

A good country

Sofia Ali-Khan

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"A leading advocate for social justice excavates the history of forced migration in the twelve American towns she's called home, revealing how White supremacy has fundamentally shaped the nation"--Publisher's description.

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Pocket  Dubai  by Andrea Schulte-Peevers

Pocket Dubai

Andrea Schulte-Peevers

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"Lonely Planet's Pocket Dubaiis your guide to the city's best experiences and local life - neighbourhood by neighbourhood. Browse the labyrinthine souks, immerse yourself in the historic Al Fahidi District and peer down at Dubai from the Burj Khalifa; all with...

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Canadian Rockies  by Ray Bartlett

Canadian Rockies

Ray Bartlett

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"Traverse the Canadian Rockies with Lonely Planet's collection of 3 amazing drives. From Jasper to Lake Louise and beyond, discover small towns and local life. Pick a short road trip, or combine them for a longer adventure that works for you. Revel in gorgeous...

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Assert yourself

Assert yourself

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"The essential guide to making your voice heard and having your efforts recognised. Do you find it hard to say 'no'? Are you tongue-tied in important meetings? Bored of 'mansplaining' when you know that you're the best qualified person on a particular topic?...

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Engines  by Theodore W. Gray

Engines

Theodore W. Gray

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"International best-selling author Theodore Gray, whose Elements Trilogy has sold more than 1.5 million copies, now turns his irrepressible curiosity, wonderful wit, and inimitable photography to the world of engines in this visual exploration of everything...

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How to feed your toddler  by Charlotte Stirling-Reed

How to feed your toddler

Charlotte Stirling-Reed

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"For many parents, toddlerhood is where they can get derailed on the feeding journey, finding that their child, who happily ate colourful, creative, home-cooked meals, suddenly refuses anything but fish fingers! Expert nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed is...

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Horse tales

Horse tales

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"A perfect gift for riders, writers, or literary buffs, Horse Tales is an essential collection of some of the most compelling stories ever written on the subject of horses"--Publisher's description.

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A history of Britain in Just a minute  by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth

A history of Britain in Just a minute

Gyles Daubeney Brandreth

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"To celebrate one of Radio 4's longest running comedy panel shows, Gyles Brandreth's witty guide to British history, from Stonehenge and Boudicca to Peppa Pig and the London Olympics, in delightful 60-second instalments. The story of us - without hesitation,...

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Florence like a local  by Vincenzo D'Angelo

Florence like a local

Vincenzo D'Angelo

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"This isn't your ordinary travel guide. Beyond the Renaissance treasures that define the city, you'll find hidden dive bars, community gardens and mini basement galleries hosting fashion events - and that's where this book takes you. Compiled by three proud...

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The blue commons  by Guy Standing

The blue commons

Guy Standing

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"The sea provides more than half the oxygen we breathe, food for billions of people and livelihoods for hundreds of millions. But giant corporations are plundering the world's oceans, aided by global finance and complicit states, following the neoliberal maxim...

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Personality and power  by Ian Kershaw

Personality and power

Ian Kershaw

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"The acclaimed historian explores how far individual leaders can alter the course of history. The modern era saw the emergence of individuals who had command over a terrifying array of instruments of control, persuasion and death. Whole societies were...

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How to take care  by Erin Williams

How to take care

Erin Williams

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"A simple but radical guidebook for anyone who wants to learn how to care for yourself and others, with gorgeous color illustrations. Healing is not just for people who have their s&*t together. Healing is, most importantly, for people whose s&*t is falling...

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Barcelona like a local  by Harri Davies

Barcelona like a local

Harri Davies

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"This insider's guide is packed with recommendations from Barcelonans in the know, helping you to discover all their favourite hangouts and hidden haunts. Of course, with a city as enchanting as Barcelona we could fill the pages of this book tenfold. Rather,...

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Cambodia and Laos  by Simon Ostheimer

Cambodia and Laos

Simon Ostheimer

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"Whether you want to be awed by Angkor Wat, cruise along the mighty Mekong, or sip on a coffee in a chic Vientiane cafe, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Cambodia and Laos has to offer. Cambodia and Laos evoke images of...

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Your true home  by Thích Nĥát Hạnh

Your true home

Thích Nĥát Hạnh

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"365 days of practical, powerful teachings from the beloved Zen teacher Inspiring, joyful, and deeply insightful, this book offers daily contemplations and words of wisdom from one of today's most important spiritual teachers. Thich Nhat Hanh is, with His...

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The female factor  by Hazel Wallace

The female factor

Hazel Wallace

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"A deep dive into women's health. Is heart disease a 'male' disease? Are certain vitamin and mineral requirements particularly important at certain points of women's lives? Can I stay active during pregnancy? Why are women more likely to experience...

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The money edit  by Makala Green

The money edit

Makala Green

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"A reassuring roadmap to get your finances in shape. Money is a foundation of life, it impacts almost all of our choices, whether it's what to have for lunch or when we will retire - so why don't we like talking about it? Money is complicated, or at least it...

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Pocket pompoms  by Sachiyo Ishii

Pocket pompoms

Sachiyo Ishii

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"35 cute pompom animals, birds, sea creatures and insects to make. What could be cuter than a woolly pompom creature? With Sachiyo Ishii’s ridiculously loveable pocket-size creations, you have all the ingredients of a fabulous, fun book! There are 35...

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Ejaculate responsibly  by Gabrielle Stanley Blair

Ejaculate responsibly

Gabrielle Stanley Blair

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"Why abortion is a men's issue. By focusing on the role men play in unwanted pregnancy, Ejaculate Responsibly gets us out of the destructive loop centered on issues like when life begins and the injustice of legislating women's bodies and presents a powerfully...

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Emotionally resilient tweens and teens  by Kim John Payne

Emotionally resilient tweens and teens

Kim John Payne

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"The teen years are rife with social landmines in school, sports, and other activities--and instances of teasing, bullying, and exclusion are unfortunately all too common. Social media has only made this behavior easier and more insidious. But when kids learn...

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Simple pasta  by Odette Williams

Simple pasta

Odette Williams

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"Making homemade pasta simple, enjoyable, and delicious, this cookbook showcases the endless possibilities for creating pasta dishes that are singular and memorable"--Publisher's description.

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Portland like a local  by Alex Frane

Portland like a local

Alex Frane

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"We can't get enough of Portland: charming gardens, compelling museums, and coffee shops galore. But what's beyond the city's headline attractions? Literary saloons staging late-night burlesque performances, family-run food carts plating up incredible soul...

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Obit  by Victoria Chang

Obit

Victoria Chang

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"After her mother died, poet Victoria Chang refused to write elegies. Rather, she distilled her grief during a feverish two weeks by writing scores of poetic obituaries for all she lost in the world. In Obit, Chang writes of "the way memory gets up after...

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The girl who fell from the sky  by Emma Carey

The girl who fell from the sky

Emma Carey

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"From a terrible accident that left her paraplegic, Emma Carey has become an inspiration for hundreds of thousands online to live life to the fullest and remind us that if we can, we must. There on that helicopter, somewhere over Switzerland on a Sunday in...

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Great scoops  by Marlene Haley

Great scoops

Marlene Haley

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"Ice cream really does make everything better. Compiled with love by the team at The Merry Dairy, Great Scoops features a cheerful collection of 80 easy, custard-style and vegan ice creams and delectable desserts. From hibiscus & passion fruit and bourbon...

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Good inside  by Becky Kennedy

Good inside

Becky Kennedy

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"Over the past several years, Dr Becky Kennedy-known to her followers as 'Dr Becky'-has been sparking a parenting revolution. Millions of parents, tired of following advice that either doesn't work or simply doesn't feel good, have embraced Dr Becky's...

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The easy diabetes desserts cookbook  by Mary Ellen Phipps

The easy diabetes desserts cookbook

Mary Ellen Phipps

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"A registered dietitian nutritionist, Phipps provides balanced, nutritionally-calculated recipes for desserts that people with diabetes can safely enjoy. Each recipe is high in plant-based fats, fiber, and/or protein, so that your body can slowly digest the...

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Vegan food in your Vitamix  by Emily Von Euw

Vegan food in your Vitamix

Emily Von Euw

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"Emily von Euw, bestselling author and creator of the award-winning blog This Rawsome Vegan Life, returns with another book full of rawsome recipes--and this time, it's all about your Vitamix. Get ready to go vegan with the most versatile blender on the market...

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Jack Absolute flies again  by Richard Bean

Jack Absolute flies again

Richard Bean

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"July 1940. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to rejoin his intrepid young Hurricane squadron. Back on British soil, Jack is shocked to find his old flame, Lydia, on the base. Setting his sights on winning her heart, Jack's...

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Alive at the end of the world  by Saeed Jones

Alive at the end of the world

Saeed Jones

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"Like his mentors, Patricia Smith and Rigoberto Gonzalez, Saeed writes poems that are lyrical, playful, musical, and political. It troubles expectations and asks the reader to challenge their assumptions about Blackness, sexuality, and socioeconomics. Saeed is...

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Mastering the art of French cooking. Volume one  by Julia Child

Mastering the art of French cooking. Volume one

Julia Child

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"This is the classic guide to French cooking, with over 1,000 clear, authentic and delicious recipes for everything from Boeuf Bourguignon to the perfect omelette. Bon appetit!"--Publisher's description.

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Spitfire  by Tony Holmes

Spitfire

Tony Holmes

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"This is a complete illustrated guide to the world's most famous fighter aircraft, exploring its history, its strengths and weaknesses and its combat performance in battles all over the world"--Publisher's description.

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Did Muhammad exist?  by Robert Spencer

Did Muhammad exist?

Robert Spencer

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"The revised and expanded edition of Robert Spencer's 2015 examination of the existence of the Muslim prophet, Muhammad"--Publisher's description.

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The family outing  by Jessi Hempel

The family outing

Jessi Hempel

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"By the time Jessi Hempel reached adulthood, everyone in her family had come out, starting a chain reaction of revelations that made them all question their place in the world in new and liberating ways"--Publisher's description.

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Courageous discomfort  by Shanterra McBride

Courageous discomfort

Shanterra McBride

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"For anyone who wants to have better, more productive discussions about racism, COURAGEOUS DISCOMFORT is an empowering handbook that teaches you how to do just that. In these pages, authors (and best friends), Shanterra McBride, who is Black, and Rosalind...

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The science of breath  by 1862-1932 Ramacharaka

The science of breath

1862-1932 Ramacharaka

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"A timeless collection exploring the metaphysical power of breath and the limitless potential of the human mind. The Science of Breath is the definitive collection of books on yogic philosophy and wellness from William Walker Atkinson, writing as Yogi...

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Conversations with the Z's. Book one, The energetics of the new human soul  by Lee Harris

Conversations with the Z's. Book one, The energetics of the new human soul

Lee Harris

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"Lee Harris has been receiving communication from his guides, the Z's, since 1999. He has made this wisdom available in a variety of ways, helping hundreds of thousands around the world, and now he offers these powerful messages in a one-of-a-kind and...

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Where the children take us  by Zain E. (Zain Ejiofor) Asher

Where the children take us

Zain E. (Zain Ejiofor) Asher

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"In Where the Children Take Us, Obiajulu's daughter, Zain E. Asher, tells the story of her mother's harrowing fight to raise four children as a widowed immigrant in South London. Drawing on tough-love parenting strategies, Obiajulu teaches her sons and...

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Trillion dollar triage  by Nick Timiraos

Trillion dollar triage

Nick Timiraos

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"By February 2020, the U.S. economic expansion had become the longest on record. Unemployment was plumbing half-century lows. Stock markets soared to new highs. One month later, the public health battle against a deadly virus had pushed the economy into the...

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Square peg, round ball  by Ned Boulting

Square peg, round ball

Ned Boulting

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"Although best known as ITV's commentator on the Tour de France, Ned Boulting has spent most of his professional life covering football. Follow Ned's journey from football supporter to reporter - from criss-crossing the country in a banger of a car hoping for...

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Pretty good house  by Dan Kolbert

Pretty good house

Dan Kolbert

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"Pretty Good House provides a framework and set of guidelines for building or renovating a high-performance home that focus on its inhabitants and the environment--but keeps in mind that few people have pockets deep enough to achieve a "perfect" solution. The...

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An immense world  by Ed Yong

An immense world

Ed Yong

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"The Earth teems with sights and textures, sounds and vibrations, smells and tastes, electric and magnetic fields. But every animal is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of an immense world. This book welcomes us into a...

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Growing up Biden  by Valerie Biden Owens

Growing up Biden

Valerie Biden Owens

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"A memoir from Valerie Biden Owens, Joe Biden's younger sister, trusted confidante and lifelong campaign manager. Valerie, one of the first female campaign managers in United States history, writes of the role of family, faith, and fate in shaping her life,...

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Emma Raducanu  by Mike Dickson

Emma Raducanu

Mike Dickson

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"In 2021, Emma Raducanu shocked and charmed the tennis world as she raced to the US Open title with a smile on her face. But how did a little-known 18-year-old from Kent become the first ever qualifier to win a Major? Now Mike Dickson, who as Tennis...

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Buses are a comin'  by Charles Person

Buses are a comin'

Charles Person

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"At 18, Charles Person was the youngest of the original Freedom Riders, key figures in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement who left Washington, D.C. by bus in 1961, headed for New Orleans. This purposeful mix of black and white, male and female activists-including...

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SAS Storm Front  by Rowland White

SAS Storm Front

Rowland White

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"Dawn. 19 July 1972. A force of nearly three hundred heavily armed, well-trained guerrillas launches a surprise attack on the small fishing village of Mirbat. All that stands in their way is a troop of just nine SAS, aided only by an elite band of fighter...

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Unearthed  by Claire Ratinon

Unearthed

Claire Ratinon

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"Unearthed is the story of how Claire Ratinon found belonging through falling in love with growing plants and reconnecting with nature. Like many diasporic people of colour, Claire grew up feeling cut off from the natural world. She lived in cities, reluctant...

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Out of the corner  by Jennifer Grey

Out of the corner

Jennifer Grey

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"In this beautiful, close-to-the bone account, Jennifer Grey takes readers on a vivid tour of the experiences that have shaped her, from her childhood as the daughter of Broadway and film legend Joel Grey, to the surprise hit with Patrick Swayze that made her...

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The anxious investor  by Scott Nations

The anxious investor

Scott Nations

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"A revelatory new guide to building wealth amidst stock market crashes and uncertain economic conditions, drawing upon financial modeling, behavioral psychology, and market history to offer practical advice to everyday investors. Investing is scary. Never is...

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The greatest invention  by Silvia Ferrara

The greatest invention

Silvia Ferrara

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"This book tells the story of our greatest invention. Or, it almost does. Almost, because while the story has a beginning, in fact, it has many beginnings, not only in Mesopotamia, 3,100 years before the birth of Christ, but also in China, Egypt and Central...

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Not far from Brideshead  by Daisy Dunn

Not far from Brideshead

Daisy Dunn

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"Set in the world that Evelyn Waugh immortalised in Brideshead Revisited, this is a true and often funny story of the thriving of knowledge and spirit of fun and foreboding that characterised Oxford between the two world wars"--Publisher's description.

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Frida  by Hayden Herrera

Frida

Hayden Herrera

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"Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico City, she grew up during the turbulent days of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the victim of an accident that left her...

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One damn thing after another  by William Pelham Barr

One damn thing after another

William Pelham Barr

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"William Barr's first tenure as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush was largely the result of chance, while his second tenure under President Donald Trump a deliberate and difficult choice. In this candid memoir, Barr takes readers behind the...

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The natural menopause method  by Karen Newby

The natural menopause method

Karen Newby

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"Are you tired all the time? Suffer with mood swings? Do you have stubborn weight gain especially around the middle? Are you dealing with brain fog? Is disturbed sleep making you feel exhausted? The Natural Menopause Method is a nutritional guide to address...

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This woman  by Howard Sounes

This woman

Howard Sounes

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"In 1973, Myra Hindley, the most notorious woman in Britain, is serving a life sentence for the Moors murders - a case that shocked the world. Behind bars she has fallen in love. When Hindley is refused parole she persuades a sympathetic prison officer and...

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Enough already  by Valerie Bertinelli

Enough already

Valerie Bertinelli

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"Valerie Bertinelli shares an inspiring blueprint that offers women in midlife support and hope. She shares personal stories that many women will relate to from her past decade: hitting her fifties, taking care of her dying mother, the evolving relationship...

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The comfortable kitchen  by Alex Snodgrass

The comfortable kitchen

Alex Snodgrass

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"It's comfort food redefined! Here are healthy meals the whole family can enjoy, night after night. What does comfort mean in The Comfortable Kitchen For Alex Snodgrass, New York Times bestselling author of The Defined Dish, bringing her family around the...

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Hidden games  by Moshe (Economist) Hoffman

Hidden games

Moshe (Economist) Hoffman

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"We like to think of ourselves as rational. This idea is the foundation for classical economic analysis of human behavior, including the awesome achievements of game theory. But as behavioral economics shows, most behavior doesn't seem rational at all--which,...

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Playmaker  by Glenn Hoddle

Playmaker

Glenn Hoddle

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"The first full autobiography from former footballer and England manager Glenn Hoddle. Glenn Hoddle was one of the most celebrated footballers of his generation. A wonderfully talented No. 10 - he formed part of the great Spurs teams of the early 1980s and cut...

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They called us "lucky"  by Ruben Gallego

They called us "lucky"

Ruben Gallego

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"Opening up for the first time about his combat experience, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D, AZ) delivers a moving and unforgettable memoir of the eternal bonds forged between the Marines of Lima Company, the hardest-hit unit of the Iraq War"--Publisher's...

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Eurotrash  by David Harsanyi

Eurotrash

David Harsanyi

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"National Review senior writer David Harsanyi explains why Europe is coming apart at the seams and we should not adopt their ideas to address America's problems"--Publisher's description.

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Comrade  by Cybele Locke

Comrade

Cybele Locke

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"Bill Andersen was one of the most significant figures in New Zealand’s trade union movement in the later twentieth century. Cybele Locke’s biography recovers the relationships between communism and working class trade unionism during World War Two and the...

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The best of e-Tangata. Volume two

The best of e-Tangata. Volume two

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"A thought-provoking set of Māori, Pasifika, and tangata Tiriti writers combine in this celebration of some of the best writing from E-Tangata. Traverse a landscape of contemporary and historical issues through the lens of a mother's loss, a man's hard-won...

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All creatures  by Julian Norton

All creatures

Julian Norton

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"Yorkshire Vet Julian Norton has spent his days as a mixed practice vet treating animals across the bucolic Yorkshire Dales. Julian's voice and humour -- well known from his titular role in Channel 5's long-running series The Yorkshire Vet -- leap out from...

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Winter living style  by Selina Lake

Winter living style

Selina Lake

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"Selina Lake brings her signature vintage romantic style to the most atmospheric and majestic of the seasons. With chapters including a stand-alone section of Winter Inspirations, containing ideas for flowers, lighting, fabrics, furniture, and decorations,...

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Classic pacing for a better life with ME  by Ingebjørg Midsem Dahl

Classic pacing for a better life with ME

Ingebjørg Midsem Dahl

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"Classic Pacing for a Better Life with ME is a self-help book which explains pacing and how it can be applied to daily life. Although aimed at patients, the book can also be of interest to professionals. Pacing is a coping strategy used in illnesses that cause...

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Animal liberation  by Peter Singer

Animal liberation

Peter Singer

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"How should we treat non-human animals? In this ... book, Peter Singer addresses this simple question with trenchant, dispassionate reasoning. Accompanied by the disturbing evidence of factory farms and laboratories, his answers triggered the birth of the...

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Barbarians at the gate  by Bryan Burrough

Barbarians at the gate

Bryan Burrough

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"The battle for the control of RJR Nabisco in the Autumn of 1988, which became the largest and most dramatic corporate takeover in American history, sent shock-waves through the international business world and became a symbol of the greed, excess and egotism...

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The Duchess  by Amanda Foreman

The Duchess

Amanda Foreman

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"Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, was one of the most flamboyant and influential women of the eighteenth century. The great-great-great-great aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, she was variously a compulsive gambler, a political savante and operator of the...

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Contented dementia  by Oliver James

Contented dementia

Oliver James

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"Dementia is a little understood and currently incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. This book by clinical psychologist Oliver James, outlines a groundbreaking and practical method for managing...

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500 master games of chess  by S. G. (Saveliĭ Grigorʹevich) Tartakover

500 master games of chess

S. G. (Saveliĭ Grigorʹevich) Tartak...

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"Vast collection of great chess games from 1798 through 1938, with much hard-to-find material. Fully annotated, arranged by opening for easier study. 150 years of master play! This compilation of 500 master games is the greatest standard collection of chess...

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