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Coming home  by Joy Cowley

Coming home

Joy Cowley

Book

"A book does not come from one person, but from the multitude that creates the author's experiences. For this book, specific gratitude goes to two friends - Vera Egermayer for her sensitive photography and to Fr. James Lyons for his editorial skills,...

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Stadt der Frauen  by Silvie Aigner

Stadt der Frauen

Silvie Aigner

Book

Although overshadowed by their male colleagues, many important women artists carved out successful careers in early 20th-century Vienna. They exhibited across Europe and their work was acquired by royal, state, and private collectors. Their names, however,...

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Valuing your house = ping gu nin de fang wu  by Pengfei Li

Valuing your house = ping gu nin de fang wu

Pengfei Li

Book

Covers four main methods of house valuation, valuation of houses of leasehold land and apartments in the city centre and the valuation of old houses in established suburbs. Also includes chapter from the Neurological Foundation on the impact of stress...

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Magnolia = Mu lan  by Nina. author. Powles

Magnolia = Mu lan

Nina. author. Powles

Book

Shanghai, Aotearoa, Malaysia, London-all are places poet Nina Powles calls home and not-home; from each she can be homesick for another. A gorgeous bittersweet longing and hunger runs through the poems in this new collection from one of our most exci...

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Cataclysms  by Laurent Testot

Cataclysms

Laurent Testot

Book

To an extent undreamed of by any other species, the human race has changed this planet forever. In Cataclysms, Laurent Testot surveys the long history of human influence on Earth and finds that mass extinctions, deforestation, global warming, ocean.....

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Real Vietnamese cooking  by Yumiko Adachi

Real Vietnamese cooking

Yumiko Adachi

Book

Real Vietnamese Cooking gathers the collective culinary wisdom of three intrepid food explorers who spent years training with Vietnam's best chefs while scouring the countryside in search of tastes few foreigners experience. It introduces readers to ...

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Beyond entrepreneurship 2.0  by James C. (James Charles) Collins

Beyond entrepreneurship 2.0

James C. (James Charles) Collins

Book

Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0, Collins re-shares the timeless insights in Beyond Entrepreneurship alongside new perspectives gleaned after decades of additional research into what makes great companies tick. In Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0, you'll learn...

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The good ancestor  by Roman Krznaric

The good ancestor

Roman Krznaric

Book

This book is a call to save ourselves and our planet by targeting the root of our inaction: extreme short-sightedness. It outlines six practical ways we can retrain our brains to save our future and create a "time rebellion"-shifting our allegiance from...

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The puzzle solver  by Tracie White

The puzzle solver

Tracie White

Book

For the past six years, Whitney Dafoe has been confined to a bedroom in the back of his parents' home, unable to walk, to eat, to speak. The sound of music causes him pain. At one point, the formerly healthy, young, freelance photographer, faced starvation...

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Vegetarian hassle free, gluten free  by Jane Devonshire

Vegetarian hassle free, gluten free

Jane Devonshire

Book

This is the food that Jane cooks at home - stress free with easily available ingredients. Food that families can enjoy, and packed full of recipes which can be on the table for quick for mid-week dinners (as well as those that show your inner masterc...

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Burnout's a b*tch!  by Rosie Millen

Burnout's a b*tch!

Rosie Millen

Book

This guide to overcoming burnout, is inspired by Rosie Millen's personal journey after she collapsed in the park one day and, with poor information and misdiagnosis, remained in bed for close to three years. Now 100% recovered, she coaches thousands of...

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Dog is love  by Clive D. L. Wynne

Dog is love

Clive D. L. Wynne

Book

What makes dogs truly special? Why does our relationship with them feel so much more deep and intense than with other animals? Any dog owner knows that the bond with their dog is unique. The unparalleled loyalty and total devotion of a dog seems the stuff...

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Gambling with Armageddon  by Martin J. Sherwin

Gambling with Armageddon

Martin J. Sherwin

Book

Sherwin sets the Cuban Missile Crisis, with its potential for nuclear holocaust, in a wider historical narrative of the Cold War: how such a crisis arose, and why at the very last possible moment it didn't happen. He gives us a riveting explanation of...

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The joy of dahlias  by Katja Staring

The joy of dahlias

Katja Staring

Book

The dahlia, a flower that was once thought of as old-fashioned, has surged in popularity over the past few years due to the development of new varieties and an uptick in appreciation from Royals and celebrities. They appear in a broad spectrum of bea...

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Reaganland  by Rick Perlstein

Reaganland

Rick Perlstein

Book

Connects the activities and influence of today's conservative movements to a deliberate shift toward right-wing policies that began during the Carter administration and led to the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980.

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The fall of a sparrow  by Ann Pasternak Slater

The fall of a sparrow

Ann Pasternak Slater

Book

The first biographical account of T. S. Eliot's first wife Vivien to be presented alongside her original writings. The Fall of a Sparrow is a groundbreaking new biography of Vivien Eliot, comprising two sections: her Life and her Papers. Based on a r...

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Untamed  by Glennon Doyle

Untamed

Glennon Doyle

Book

There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it leaves us feeling weary, stuck,.....

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Drawing cute manga chibi  by Ryusuke Hamamoto

Drawing cute manga chibi

Ryusuke Hamamoto

Book

Drawing Cute Manga Chibi walks you through the steps needed to draw these adorable characters, while sidebars offer expert tips, pointers on the pitfalls to avoid, and how to use details to bring your drawings to life.

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Vegan holiday cookbook  by Katie Culpin

Vegan holiday cookbook

Katie Culpin

Book

Are you vegan-and do you dread Thanksgiving because your family insists on a traditional turkey? Or are you a nonvegan family member welcoming everyone home for the Christmas holidays-and you're scratching your head over what to cook for your newly vegan...

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Breath from salt  by Bijal P. Trivedi

Breath from salt

Bijal P. Trivedi

Book

Science writer Bijal P. Trivedi gives a comprehensive look at cystic fibrosis, from its late 1930s discovery to the recent development of breakthrough treatments for 90% of patients, and the way treatments for the previously fatal disease are opening...

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Fender Telecaster & Stratocaster  by Dave Hunter

Fender Telecaster & Stratocaster

Dave Hunter

Book

The Fender Telecaster, created in Les Fenders Fullerton, California, workshop and introduced in 1950, is a working-class hero and the ultimate blue-collar guitar. It wasn't meant to be elegant, pretty, or sophisticated. Designed to be a utilitarian m...

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Podcasting  by Tee Morris

Podcasting

Tee Morris

Book

How to talk your way to the top. As more and more people turn to podcasts for entertainment, information, and education, the market for new players has never been bigger or more competitive. And with corporations and A-list celebs moving in on the action,...

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The lost art of dying  by Lydia S. Dugdale

The lost art of dying

Lydia S. Dugdale

Book

Far too many of us die poorly, she argues. Our culture has overly medicalized death: dying is often institutional and sterile, prolonged by unnecessary resuscitations and other intrusive interventions. We are not going gently into that good night--our...

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The quiet Americans  by Scott Anderson

The quiet Americans

Scott Anderson

Book

At the end of World War II, the United States dominated the world militarily, economically, and in moral standing--seen as the victor over tyranny and a champion of freedom. But it was clear--to some--that the Soviet Union was already executing a plan...

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Dearly  by Margaret Atwood

Dearly

Margaret Atwood

Book

By turns moving, playful and wise, the poems gathered in Dearly are about absences and endings, ageing and retrospection, but also about gifts and renewals. They explore bodies and minds in transition, as well as the everyday objects and rituals that...

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Collins world atlas

Collins world atlas

Book

This Collins world atlas presents a complete view of the world, bringing it to life through innovative maps, stunning images and detailed content. It offers an exciting perspective on how the planet is made up, how it looks and how it works.

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A toolkit for modern life  by Emma Hepburn

A toolkit for modern life

Emma Hepburn

Book

A warm, wise and practical book of mental wellbeing techniques and exercises that everyone should read. In this warm, wise book, clinical psychologist Dr Emma Hepburn (Instagram's @thepsychologymum) introduces her proven and practical tools for taking...

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Parting words  by Benjamin B. Ferencz

Parting words

Benjamin B. Ferencz

Book

What a century of life experience can teach us about happiness, ambition, courage, love and how to make the most of the lives we've been given. How many people do you know grew up as a poor immigrant in America during the Great Depression, won a scholarship...

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Just ignore him  by Alan Davies

Just ignore him

Alan Davies

Book

A new memoir from the brilliant comedian, actor and broadcaster Alan Davies, star of QI and JONATHAN CREEK. The story of a life built on sand. In the rain. In this compelling memoir, comedian and actor Alan Davies recalls his boyhood with vivid insight...

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Scandi rustic  by Rebecca Lawson

Scandi rustic

Rebecca Lawson

Book

Award-winning bloggers and instagrammers Reena Simon and Rebecca Lawson are renowned for their love affair with all things Scandi. In their first book, Scandi Rustic Style, they reveal how to create a home that takes elements of Scandinavian design a...

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The meaning of Mariah Carey  by Mariah Carey

The meaning of Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

Book

It took me a lifetime to have the courage and the clarity to write my memoir. I want to tell the story of the moments - the ups and downs, the triumphs and traumas, the debacles and the dreams, that contributed to the person I am today. Though there have...

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The 99% invisible city  by Roman Mars

The 99% invisible city

Roman Mars

Book

99% Invisible is a big-ideas podcast about small-seeming things, revealing stories baked into the buildings we inhabit, the streets we drive, and the sidewalks we traverse. The show celebrates design and architecture in all of its functional glory an...

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Sewing animal dolls  by Tina O'Rourke

Sewing animal dolls

Tina O'Rourke

Book

Learn how to make Daisy Dog, her best friends Rosie Rabbit, the twins Betty and Ben Bear and Daisy's beret wearing puppy Mimi. Each character has their own complete wardrobe for all of their adventures together, from playing dress up to long summer p...

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Recipes that work  by Patrick Drake

Recipes that work

Patrick Drake

Book

The all-time 100 most popular recipes and techniques from the HelloFresh recipe library, complete with easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographs and instructions. Tested by millions of HelloFresh customers worldwide, this truly is a collection of Recipes...

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Coconut & sambal  by Lara Lee

Coconut & sambal

Lara Lee

Book

Beyond Indonesia's lush rainforests, tropical seas and abundant rice fields lies a country not often seen by visitors. It is one of bustling local markets, lively street food stalls, colourful shops and houses and generous community spirit. From these...

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Cook, eat, repeat  by Nigella Lawson

Cook, eat, repeat

Nigella Lawson

Book

Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella's engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking 'What is a Recipe?' or declaring death to the Guilty Pleasure,...

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How we live now  by Rebecca Winward

How we live now

Rebecca Winward

Book

How We Live Now is an inspiring guide to making the most of every square inch of your available space. When the housing market takes a dip, fewer of us move as we just can't afford it. That's the time to take a long hard look at your home and work out...

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Librarian tales  by William Ottens

Librarian tales

William Ottens

Book

An insider’s look at one of the most prevalent, yet commonly misunderstood institutions! Here is the good, the bad, and the ugly of librarian William Ottens’s experience working behind service desks and in the stacks of public libraries, most recently...

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How do we know we're doing it right?  by Pandora Sykes

How do we know we're doing it right?

Pandora Sykes

Book

Modern life is full of choices. We’re told that happiness lies within and we can be whoever we want to be. But with endless possibility comes a feeling of restlessness; like we’re somehow failing to live our best life. What does doing it right even look...

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Difficult women  by Helen Lewis

Difficult women

Helen Lewis

Book

Well-behaved women don’t make history: difficult women do. Helen Lewis argues that feminism’s success is down to complicated, contradictory, imperfect women, who fought each other as well as fighting for equal rights. Too many of these pioneers have ...

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The ghost map  by Steven Johnson

The ghost map

Steven Johnson

Book

A chronicle of Victorian London's worst cholera outbreak traces the day-by-day efforts of Dr. John Snow, who put his own life on the line in his efforts to prove his previously dismissed contagion theory about how the epidemic was spreading.

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Jerusalem  by Yotam Ottolenghi

Jerusalem

Yotam Ottolenghi

Book

"The flavours and smells of this city are our mother tongue: wild herbs picked on school trips, days in markets, the smell of the dry soil on a summer's day, goats and sheep roaming the hills, fresh pitas, chopped parsley, chopped liver, black figs, ...

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Mere Christianity  by C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Mere Christianity

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Book

"2012 marks the 60th Anniversary of the publication of C.S.Lewis's classic, Mere Christianity. Having sold over half a million copies in the UK alone, his overview of Christianity has been imitated many time, but never bettered. The book is compiled of...

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Tartine bread  by Chad Robertson

Tartine bread

Chad Robertson

Book

"For the home or professional bread-maker, this is the book of the season. It comes from a man many consider to be the best bread baker in the United States: Chad Robertson, co-owner of Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, a city that knows its bread. To...

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Funny you should ask...

Funny you should ask...

Book

The QI Elves are the clever clogs behind the hit panel show QI. Every Wednesday the Elves appear on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show's 'Why Workshop' where they answer the ponderings and wonderings of Radio 2's most inquisitive listeners. Funny You Should...

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Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 3 from 2021

Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 3 from 2021

Printed music

"This edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grade 3 Piano exam. Includes all the new syllabus requirements from 2021 and provides suggested fingering."--Publisher description.

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Piano exam pieces. ABRSM Grade 7

Piano exam pieces. ABRSM Grade 7

Printed music

This book contains nine pieces from ABRSM’s Grade 7 Piano syllabus for 2021 & 2022, three pieces chosen from each of Lists A, B and C. The pieces have been carefully selected to offer an attractive and varied range of styles, creating a collection th...

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Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 4 from 2021

Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 4 from 2021

Printed music

"This edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grade 4 Piano exam. Includes all the new syllabus requirements from 2021 and provides suggested fingering."--Publisher description.

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Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 1 from 2021

Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 1 from 2021

Printed music

"This edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grade 1 Piano exam. Includes all the new syllabus requirements from 2021 and provides suggested fingering."--Publisher description.

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Piano exam pieces. ABRSM Grade 6

Piano exam pieces. ABRSM Grade 6

Printed music

This book contains nine pieces from ABRSM’s Grade 6 Piano syllabus for 2021 & 2022, three pieces chosen from each of Lists A, B and C. The pieces have been carefully selected to offer an attractive and varied range of styles, creating a collection th...

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Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 7 from 2021

Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 7 from 2021

Printed music

"This edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grade 7 Piano exam. Includes all the new syllabus requirements from 2021 and provides suggested fingering."--Publisher description.

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Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 2 from 2021

Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 2 from 2021

Printed music

"This edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grade 2 Piano exam. Includes all the new syllabus requirements from 2021 and provides suggested fingering."--Publisher description.

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Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Initial Grade from 2021

Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Initial Grade from 2021

Printed music

"This edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Initial Grade Piano exam. Includes all the new syllabus requirements from 2021 and provides suggested fingering."--Publisher description.

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Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 6 from 2021

Piano scales & arpeggios. ABRSM Grade 6 from 2021

Printed music

"This edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grade 6 Piano exam. Includes all the new syllabus requirements from 2021 and provides suggested fingering."--Publisher description.

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Piano exam pieces. ABRSM Grade 8

Piano exam pieces. ABRSM Grade 8

Printed music

This book contains nine pieces from ABRSM’s Grade 8 Piano syllabus for 2021 & 2022, three pieces chosen from each of Lists A, B and C. The pieces have been carefully selected to offer an attractive and varied range of styles, creating a collection th...

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Sir Sean Connery  by John Parker

Sir Sean Connery

John Parker

Book

He was one of the world's true superstars, and the silver screen's most beloved James Bond. Sir Sean Connery - a proud Scotsman born in 1930 to a working-class family - died at home in the Bahamas on 31 October 2020. He left behind him a legacy to rival...

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How to sleep  by Rafael Pelayo

How to sleep

Rafael Pelayo

Book

Sleep difficulties affect millions of people-and the problem is getting worse. The deluge of sleep advice out there, referred to collectively as "sleep hygiene" rules, consists mostly of isolated recommendations for things not to do, such as: Don't d...

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Intimacy and solitude  by Stephanie Dowrick

Intimacy and solitude

Stephanie Dowrick

Book

The quality of our personal relationships has never mattered more. It isn't enough to have lots of friends on social media. Or to give 'everything' to work hoping that will validate your existence. When familiar certainties are dissolving, we need to...

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Higher love  by Jordanna Levin

Higher love

Jordanna Levin

Book

Sex and the City in the age of The Secret. The go-to dating guide for anyone who prefers to man-ifest rather than man-obsess.' - GEORGIA LOVE Dating, if we're not doing it consciously, can be something we throw ourselves into with little clarity about...

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Be more vegan  by Niki Webster

Be more vegan

Niki Webster

Book

We all want to be a bit more vegan... and this book shows you how. Whether you're ready to commit to a fully plant-based lifestyle or you'd just like to add a few meat-free dishes to your weekly meal plan, this is the ideal guide. It explains the rea...

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Optimum nutrition for vegans  by Patrick Holford

Optimum nutrition for vegans

Patrick Holford

Book

We know that a plant-based, vegan diet is healthy. But how easy is it to incorporate it into our lifestyle? Are there any other steps that need to be taken to ensure our body is getting the nutrients it needs? In Optimum Nutrition for Vegans, Patrick...

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In black and white  by Alexandra Wilson

In black and white

Alexandra Wilson

Book

Alexandra Wilson was a teenager when her dear family friend Ayo was stabbed on his way home from football. Ayo's death changed Alexandra. She felt compelled to enter the legal profession in search of answers. As a junior criminal and family law barri...

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The dead are arising  by Les Payne

The dead are arising

Les Payne

Book

An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author's interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative. Les Payne, the renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, embarked in 1990 on a nearly...

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Leonard Cohen, untold stories  by Michael Posner

Leonard Cohen, untold stories

Michael Posner

Book

The extraordinary life of one of the world's greatest music and literary icons, in the words of those who knew him best. Poet, novelist, singer-songwriter, artist, prophet, icon - there has never been a figure like Leonard Cohen. He was a true giant ...

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Book of pie

Book of pie

Book

Get a crash-course in the history of one of the most popular dishes of all time with The Book of Pie. Get a crash-course in the history of one of the most popular dishes of all time with The Book of Pie. Follow the timeline of pie, from the first pies...

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Japanese wonder knitting

Japanese wonder knitting

Book

Japanese Wonder Knitting offers the perfect foray into the techniques and application of Japanese-style knitting. This book is giving step-by-step lessons in executing classic stitches the Japanese way. Japanese Wonder Knitting introduces needleworkers...

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Disloyal  by Michael (Lawyer) Cohen

Disloyal

Michael (Lawyer) Cohen

eBook

Once Donald Trump's fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried. This is the most devastating business and political horror story of the century. As Trump's lawyer and "fixer," Cohen...

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Measure and construction of the Japanese house  by Heino Engel

Measure and construction of the Japanese house

Heino Engel

Book

A remarkable classic work on traditional Japanese architecture and its general integrative quality, the order of space and form, the flexibility of partitions and room functions and other important or unique qualities. The author describes in detail,...

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Growing orchids at home  by Manos Kanellos

Growing orchids at home

Manos Kanellos

Book

An authoritative and detailed guide to caring for orchids in the home - the result of experience, continuous experimentation and extensive research by expert authors. All common types of orchids are covered. This book communicates all the necessary i...

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The price of peace  by Zachary D. Carter

The price of peace

Zachary D. Carter

Book

In the spring of 1934, Virginia Woolf sketched an affectionate three-page "biographical fantasy" of her great friend, John Maynard Keynes, attempting to encompass no less than 25 themes, which she jotted down at its opening: "Politics. Art. Dancing. ...

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YouTube channels  by Rob Ciampa

YouTube channels

Rob Ciampa

Book

You too can be on YouTube. With two billion monthly users, YouTube is the place you want to be to promote your business or attract an audience for your talents. This quartet of YouTube content and marketing experts shows you how to launch a channel, ...

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Eat to save the planet  by Annie Bell

Eat to save the planet

Annie Bell

Book

Simple, tempting, eco-friendly recipes that support the environment and don't make you feel like you're missing out. If the way we eat globally continues, the world is at risk of failing to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agre...

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Bake & enjoy  by Rachel Gray

Bake & enjoy

Rachel Gray

Book

Remember those tantalising aromas from Grandma's kitchen? The warm, sweet smells of freshly baked muffins, cakes, scones? Classic baking recipes don't require fancy ingredients, specialised equipment, exorbitant amounts of time or extraordinary baking...

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Stories of extreme picky eating  by Jennifer (Dietitian) Friedman

Stories of extreme picky eating

Jennifer (Dietitian) Friedman

Book

"Is this normal picky eating stuff, or is there more going on here?" It's a question many parents worry about, and the same question one mom asked Jennifer Friedman in a session about her son Ryder, who struggled to eat more than chicken nuggets and ...

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Cook slow  by Dean (Cook) Edwards

Cook slow

Dean (Cook) Edwards

Book

Following on from the success of Cook Slow, MasterChef's Dean Edwards returns with over 90 mouth-wateringly fresh and delicious recipes for perfect home-cooking. Slow cookers are often confined to heavy winter recipes made with stodgy ingredients and...

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Your do-anything kitchen

Your do-anything kitchen

Book

From the editors of Food52 comes the ultimate guide to organizing your kitchen, filled with wisdom and useful tricks for creating and maintaining your most efficient cooking space ever. Any great chef will tell you that one of the best-kept secrets to...

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The secret life of the Savoy  by Olivia (Journalist) Williams

The secret life of the Savoy

Olivia (Journalist) Williams

Book

In 1889, Victorian impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte opened The Savoy, Britain's first luxury hotel. Allowing the rich to live like royalty, it attracted glamour, scandal and a cast of eccentric characters, with the D'Oyly Carte family elevated to a un...

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The ultimate guide to working from home  by Grace Paul

The ultimate guide to working from home

Grace Paul

Book

Have you been inspired to make the change to working from home? This book is here to help. Packed with statistics and advice to help you approach the conversation with your boss as well as tips and tricks on how to maintain focus (even if you have family...

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Cubed  by Ernö Rubik

Cubed

Ernö Rubik

Book

Erno Rubik inspires us with what he’s learned in a lifetime of creating, curiosity, and discovery. Erno Rubik was a child when he first became obsessed with puzzles of all kinds. ‘Puzzles’, he writes, ‘bring out important qualities in each of us:...

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Natural homemade skin care  by Militza Maury

Natural homemade skin care

Militza Maury

Book

Finding natural skin care products that are are easy on the wallet and fit your skin needs is a challenge -but now you can make all the products you need using ingredients found in your pantry and fridge. Militza Maury, founder of the natural skin care...

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The ethical slut  by Janet W. Hardy

The ethical slut

Janet W. Hardy

Book

The classic guide to love, sex, and intimacy beyond the limits of conventional monogamy has been fully updated to reflect today's modern attitudes and the latest information on nontraditional relationships. For 20 years The Ethical Slut has dispelled...

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Hidden hand  by Clive Hamilton

Hidden hand

Clive Hamilton

Book

Here, Clive Hamilton and Mareike Ohlberg expose the Chinese Communist Party's global program of influence and subversion, and the threat it poses to democracy. With its enormous economic power, China is now a global political and military force engaged...

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Glorious rock bottom  by Bryony Gordon

Glorious rock bottom

Bryony Gordon

Book

Bryony Gordon is a respected journalist, a number-one bestselling author and an award-winning mental health campaigner. She is also an alcoholic. In Glorious Rock Bottom Bryony opens up about a toxic twenty-year relationship with alcohol and drugs and...

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AD at 100

AD at 100

Book

Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the...

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Romantic flowers in cross stitch  by Suzana Lima

Romantic flowers in cross stitch

Suzana Lima

Book

In this book readers will find a superb range of floral designs to apply to a variety of cross stitch projects, such as bedding, lampshades, cushions, curtains, towels, and more. The styles on these beautiful and timeless pieces range from shabby chic...

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Chess  by Hugh (Chess coach) Patterson

Chess

Hugh (Chess coach) Patterson

Book

"Chess is a popular and fascinating game, it's good for the mind, and satisfying to play with others, in clubs, or alone, in travel, against a computer, or an app. This new book will take you quickly through the movement of the pieces to good opening...

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The first forty days  by Heng Ou

The first forty days

Heng Ou

Book

The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother. Based on author Heng Ou s own postpartum experience with zuo yuezi, a set period of confinement, in which a woman remains at ...

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Meditations  by Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

Meditations

Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

Book

"A private notebook of philosophical reflections, written by a Roman emperor probably on military campaign in Germany"--Back cover.

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Of horses and men  by Frans Jansen

Of horses and men

Frans Jansen

Book

"Step into a farrier’s boots and experience funny, thrilling, sad and unusual stories featuring a host of lively characters, both equine and human. Whether you’re a true-blooded horse-person or are simply interested in people and their animals, you will...

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Blitz kids  by Kenneth Blackburn

Blitz kids

Kenneth Blackburn

Book

While Bristol suffered terrible bombing in the blitz raids of 1940-42. A total of 18,500 children were evacuated from the city's elementary schools in 1942 and sent to billets all over the west of England. Some children were welcomed and had memorably...

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Running on empty  by Richard Vernall

Running on empty

Richard Vernall

Book

"Running on Empty reviews the incidence of youth suicide (14-25 years) since the 1980s in New Zealand, the cost of youth suicide to society, the incidence of mental health in young New Zealanders and the prescription of antidepressants to combat depression...

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Wings  by Avi Pranish

Wings

Avi Pranish

Book

This is a collection of poems that explores the journey of a young man growing up in the island paradise of Fiji, then immigrating to New Zealand. These are feelings and reflections captured over thirty years exploring love, pain, heartbreak, emptiness,...

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Optionality  by Richard Meadows

Optionality

Richard Meadows

Book

"Not Sure What the Future Holds? No Problem. It's hard not to be worried about the future, especially if you just lost your job, are trying to plan your career, or are suddenly missing thousands of dollars from your retirement account. In Optionality,...

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Busted!  by Ron McQuilter

Busted!

Ron McQuilter

Book

"Busted looks at the intriguing world of investigating numerous complex cases in New Zealand and how technology has helped (and sometimes hampered) successful outcomes. All the cases contained in Busted di happen, and the reader will probably remember...

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The high road  by Laura Tingle

The high road

Laura Tingle

Book

"Australia and New Zealand are often considered close cousins. But why, despite being so close, do we know so little about each other? And is there such a thing as national character? In this wise and illuminating essay, Laura Tingle looks at leaders...

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The lantern in the skull  by Hugh Major

The lantern in the skull

Hugh Major

Book

"Each of us is a conscious individual living in the world. Very occasionally we have experiences so bizarre we have difficulty understanding what occurred. The Lantern In The Skull explores a selection of these unsettling yet intriguing experiences. A...

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Photoshop Elements 2021  by Barbara Obermeier

Photoshop Elements 2021

Barbara Obermeier

Book

Shows how to use Photoshop Elements 2021 for everything from common image fixes to detailed retouching of photographs utilizing more creative techniques such as image layers, and includes tips on building and managing complex photograph projects.

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Online learning  by Susan Manning

Online learning

Susan Manning

Book

Whether you're a college student, adult learner, or professional in continuing education, some--and sometimes all--of your learning will happen in a virtual classroom. This book is your friendly guide to the fast-growing possibilities of this world, ...

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Intermittent fasting   by Janet Bond Brill

Intermittent fasting

Janet Bond Brill

Book

No matter if you're a beginner or more advanced intermittent faster, Intermittent Fasting for Dummies gives you advice and instructions in plain English to help you incorporate an intermittent fasting program in your life. Discover the top five most ...

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C programming  by Dan Gookin

C programming

Dan Gookin

Book

As with any major language, mastery of C can take you to some very interesting new places. Almost 50 years after it first appeared, it's still the world's most popular programming language and is used as the basis of global industry's core systems, i...

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Bread making  by Wendy Jo Peterson

Bread making

Wendy Jo Peterson

Book

When the pandemic upended our world in early 2020, people facing isolation and boredom were hungry for ways to keep busy, feel productive, and try something new with their extra time. Bread making fills the bill. Whether it's the therapeutic action of...

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Snacking cakes  by Yossy Arefi

Snacking cakes

Yossy Arefi

Book

Find sweet satisfaction with 50 easy, everyday cake recipes made with simple ingredients, one bowl, and no fuss. In Snacking Cakes, the indulgent, treat-yourself concept of cake becomes an anytime, easy-to-make treat. Expert baker Yossy Arefi's collection...

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Cook with me  by Alex Guarnaschelli

Cook with me

Alex Guarnaschelli

Book

Through 150 decadent and smart recipes, the Food Network icon explores how the relationships with her family have shaped her as a chef and home cook. "This book is who I am now--it is a road map to who I am as a cook, parent, and daughter. These recipes...

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Strongmen  by Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Strongmen

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Book

What modern authoritarian leaders have in common (and how they can be stopped). Ours is the age of authoritarian rulers: self-proclaimed saviors of the nation who evade accountability while robbing their people of resources and corroding or destroyin...

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Mastering bread  by Marc Vetri

Mastering bread

Marc Vetri

Book

The Vetri Cucina Bread Program began over a decade ago and has been part of the American movement to reclaim high-quality bread as a cornerstone of our food culture. In Mastering Bread, Marc Vetri and his former head baker, Claire Kopp McWilliams, show...

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Sheet pan chicken  by Cathy Erway

Sheet pan chicken

Cathy Erway

Book

These recipes aren't ordinary protein-and-potatoes dishes-- they're internationally inspired recipes that will elevate your dinner plan with new flavors and techniques. All while you enjoy the ease of one-pan cooking! Erway covers the globe with her ...

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Overview timelapse  by Benjamin Grant

Overview timelapse

Benjamin Grant

Book

A stunning and unique collection of satellite images of Earth that offer an unexpected look at humanity, derived from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram project. Inspired by the "Overview Effect" 'a sensation that astronauts experience when given...

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Happy food for life  by Niklas Ekstedt

Happy food for life

Niklas Ekstedt

Book

Discover how eating well affects mental and physical health: vegan, veggie or carnivore, this book is for you! From mindful eating to how to get children to eat (almost) anything, and with an in-depth look at the increasingly popular Nordic diet, this...

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Tom Stoppard  by Hermione Lee

Tom Stoppard

Hermione Lee

Book

In this gripping narrative, Hermione Lee builds a unique portrait of one of our greatest playwrights. Her biography is remarkable for its unprecedented access to private papers, diaries and letters, and for the countless interviews it draws on. Metic...

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The midlife method  by Sam Rice

The midlife method

Sam Rice

Book

In The Midlife Method, food and lifestyle writer Sam Rice explores why it is so much harder to lose weight as we get older and what we can do about it. Rather than focusing exclusively on restricted eating, as so many diets do, Sam guides us through ...

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Digital photography complete course  by David Taylor

Digital photography complete course

David Taylor

Book

A one-to-one learning programme for beginners, this book will teach you how to take great shots in as little as 20 weeks. Interactive and user-friendly with 20 different modules, it combines practical demonstrations, step-by-step tutorials, creative....

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Android application development all-in-one  by Barry Burd

Android application development all-in-one

Barry Burd

Book

Android claims the largest shares of the smartphones and TV markets, so here's where your apps can reach the most customers! This all-in-one guide covers every step of the app development process using the Kotlin language, with self-contained minibooks...

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Science and cooking  by M. P. (Michael P.) Brenner

Science and cooking

M. P. (Michael P.) Brenner

Book

Based on the popular Harvard University and TEDx course, Science and Cooking explores the scientific basis of why recipes work. The spectacular culinary creations of modern cuisine are the stuff of countless articles and social media feeds. But to a ...

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SketchUp  by Bill. author Fane

SketchUp

Bill. author Fane

Book

The first step in making your ideas a reality SketchUp offers a vast array of tools that help you get your building, woodworking, and design plans out of your head and into a real model. Even if you've never dabbled in the software, SketchUp All-in-One...

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Homeschooling  by Jennifer Kaufeld

Homeschooling

Jennifer Kaufeld

Book

Interest in homeschooling was booming even before the coronavirus pandemic inspired many parents to consider the homeschooling choice as an alternative to in-person classroom learning. Fully updated with new resources and technologies, this guide is just...

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SwiftUI  by Wei-Meng Lee

SwiftUI

Wei-Meng Lee

Book

Have a unique app idea but worried you don't quite have the coding skills to build it? Good news: You can stop fretting about someone beating you to market with the same idea and start work right now using SwiftUI. SwiftUI is a gateway app developmen...

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Piano & keyboard all-in-one  by Holly Day

Piano & keyboard all-in-one

Holly Day

Book

Making beautiful music on a keyboard or piano requires some know-how and practice. This book offers guidance on how to get the most out of your time learning to play the keys. With six hands-on books wrapped up in one, you'll get a deep guide to the ...

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Blues harmonica  by Winslow Yerxa

Blues harmonica

Winslow Yerxa

Book

Blues Harmonica For Dummies gives you a wealth of guidance on playing harmonica in the style of the blues masters. Learn how to go from playing easy chords to strong single notes and then to 12-bar blues.

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Harmonica  by Winslow Yerxa

Harmonica

Winslow Yerxa

Book

The harmonica is one of the most popular and versatile instruments in the world. There are several reasons harmonicas are awesome--you can play them anywhere, they're inexpensive, and you can show off in dozens of musical styles. The friendly and ple...

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Born to be mild  by Rob Temple

Born to be mild

Rob Temple

Book

Rob Temple runs the social-media empire Very British Problems from the comfort of his own sofa, but what happens when the four walls of your living room become your world? Everything goes wrong. In this memoir, Rob sets out to reinvent himself as an ...

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The book of angst  by Gwendoline Smith

The book of angst

Gwendoline Smith

Book

Anxiety, in its many forms, explained in simple, clear language; plus more detailed advice on dealing with social anxiety. The current world situation is causing a great deal of fear, concern, insecurity and uncertainty. This state of angst can be...

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Love and rage  by Lama Rod Owens

Love and rage

Lama Rod Owens

Book

In the face of systemic racism and state-sanctioned violence, how can we metabolize our anger into a force for liberation? White supremacy in the United States has long necessitated that Black rage be suppressed, repressed, or denied, often as a means...

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The art of Sideshow  by Andrew Farago

The art of Sideshow

Andrew Farago

Book

Delve into Sideshow Collectibles’ epic roster of DC Comics figures and sculptures with this deluxe book, which features insights from legendary artists and eye-popping photography. Sideshow Collectibles is world famous for bringing DC Comics characters...

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Low carb cookbook with 4 ingredients. 2  by Pascale Naessens

Low carb cookbook with 4 ingredients. 2

Pascale Naessens

Book

Nutritionist Pascale Naessens is a forerunner, trendsetter and success author in the culinary field. In 2019 she won the Gourmand Award "Best in the World" and Low Carb Cookbook with 4 Ingredients was the best-selling book in Belgium in 2018. In this...

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Ayurveda  by Sonja Shah-Williams

Ayurveda

Sonja Shah-Williams

Book

A practical, modern approach to tailor-made, traditional holistic wellness. Balance mind, body, and spirit with your own essential Ayurvedic self-care toolkit. New science has revealed the effectiveness of Ayurveda as a 360-degree approach to physical...

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At home within  by Meredith Gaston

At home within

Meredith Gaston

Book

Feeling at home within ourselves involves caring for ourselves in loving, thoughtful and joyous ways; noticing, honoring and meeting our unique needs. In At Home Within you can explore pathways to peace, balance and contentment in your daily life. Learn...

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The art of tapestry weaving  by Rebecca Mezoff

The art of tapestry weaving

Rebecca Mezoff

Book

Rebecca Mezoff shares her techniques in this in-depth guide to every aspect of the process, from developing a color palette to selecting yarn, warping the loom, and weaving the image.

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Right, said Fred  by Andrew Flintoff

Right, said Fred

Andrew Flintoff

Book

As I've got older, I've developed this thing where I mutter stuff under my breath if someone's talking nonsense, probably because I'm getting less tolerant with age. My kids have picked up on it, so they'll say, 'Talking to yourself again, Dad?' And ...

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Indian motorcycle  by Darwin Holmstrom

Indian motorcycle

Darwin Holmstrom

Book

This officially licensed 120th anniversary edition of Indian Motorcycle tells the complete story of Indian Motorcycle, America's first mass-produced motorcycle maker, from its start as a bicycle manufacturer to the purchase of the brand by Polaris In...

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The complete book of Moto Guzzi  by Ian Falloon

The complete book of Moto Guzzi

Ian Falloon

Book

Everything you wanted to know about Moto Guzzi! The oldest European motorcycle manufacturer in continuous production, Italy's Moto Guzzi has built some of the most iconic motorcycles ever produced. Established in 1921, the company is one of the most....

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The Beatles

The Beatles

Book

Every one of the Beatles' songs has been illustrated in style. Includes photography, illustration and artwork to accompany the full lyrics of each song.

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Wandering in strange lands  by Morgan Jerkins

Wandering in strange lands

Morgan Jerkins

Book

Between 1916 and 1970, six million black Americans left their rural homes in the South for jobs in cities in the North, West, and Midwest in a movement known as The Great Migration. This event transformed the complexion of America and provided black ...

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The motorcycle  by Charles M. Falco

The motorcycle

Charles M. Falco

Book

An essential and compelling exploration of the design, history, and culture of the motorcycle - an icon of the machine age. Motorcycles are ubiquitous in the world's streets and cities, evolving over decades in engineering and design to meet individu...

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Java all-in-one  by Doug Lowe

Java all-in-one

Doug Lowe

Book

Java-from first steps to first apps Knowing Java is a must-have programming skill for any programmer. It's used in a wide array of programming projects-from enterprise apps and mobile apps to big data, scientific, and financial uses. The language reg...

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From crime to crime  by Richard Henriques

From crime to crime

Richard Henriques

Book

Sir Richard Henriques has been centre stage in some of the most high-profile and notorious cases of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. After taking silk in 1986, over the course of the next 14 years he appeared in no fewer than 106 murder trials...

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Restore  by Gizzi Erskine

Restore

Gizzi Erskine

Book

Over 100 recipes for real good food – that just happens to be good for you, and the planet. This book is full of practical steps and advice that can help push you towards living and eating more sustainably. Gizzi wants to investigate the real carbon ...

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Lost animals  by John Whitfield

Lost animals

John Whitfield

Book

Documenting the species that have emerged, disappeared and been reborn over the millennia since the Cambrian Explosion, Lost Animals is the story of life on Earth. Over 520 million years ago, all the major animal groups, molluscs, worms, crustaceans,...

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Prince Philip revealed  by Ingrid Seward

Prince Philip revealed

Ingrid Seward

Book

Born into the Greek and Danish royal families in 1921, a descendant of Queen Victoria, Prince Philip's aristocratic credentials were second to none. But, only 18 months after his birth, the family had to be rescued by a British warship from the island...

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Diana  by Nicholas Owen

Diana

Nicholas Owen

Book

On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales. The outpouring of public grief at this tragically early death was unprecedented in modern times. Now,...

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The cocktail dictionary  by Henry Jeffreys

The cocktail dictionary

Henry Jeffreys

Book

An A-Z compendium of every cocktail recipe that you need to know. Navigate the bewildering world of cocktails with this elegant A to Z guide to every recipe that you need to know. Complete with insightful introductions on the fascinating stories behind...

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The body  by Bill Bryson

The body

Bill Bryson

Book

'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the...

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Rich dad poor dad  by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich dad poor dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Book

Taking to heart the message that the poor and middle class work for money, but the rich have money work for them, the author lays out a financial philosophy based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line res...

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Star Wars  by Kristin Lund

Star Wars

Kristin Lund

Book

"Explore the fascinating Star Wars(TM) galaxy with this updated edition of Star Wars: Complete Locations. Discover all the locations and film settings featured in the entire Star Wars saga. Incredible inside looks at the Star Wars world make this a m...

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The easy way for women to stop drinking  by Allen Carr

The easy way for women to stop drinking

Allen Carr

Book

Allen Carr s Easyway is the most effective stop-smoking method of all time and it has now been successfully applied to a wide range of other issues. Here the method focuses on one of the fastest-growing problems of modern times: women s drinking. Alc...

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Elevating child care  by Janet Lansbury

Elevating child care

Janet Lansbury

Book

"Janet Lansbury's advice on respectful parenting is quoted and shared by millions of readers worldwide. Inspired by the pioneering parenting philosophy of her friend and mentor, Magda Gerber, Janet's influential voice encourages parents and child car...

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