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The Making of MONA

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The Making of MONA

Adrian Franklin

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology

Hardback

Adrian Franklin, professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania, has pieced together the story of the creation of MONA,... [more]

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

$27.50

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The Aitch Factor: Adventures in Australian English

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The Aitch Factor: Adventures in Australian English

Susan Butler

Language: reference & general; Reference

Hardback

Adventures in Australian English [more]

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I Used to Know That: English

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I Used to Know That: English

Patrick Scrivenor

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Relearn the essential rules of the English language, from grammar and punctuation to sentence construction, and improve your... [more]

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Coding theory & cryptology; Military intelligence; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

Tells the official story that has inspired the British film, The Imitation Game, a nail-biting race against time following... [more]

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A Charm of  Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature Magpie

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A Charm of Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature...

Simon Flynn, Marc Allum, Daniel Allen

Reference; Popular science; Antiques & collectables; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

A beautifully presented box set of three paperback Magpie miscellanies--a great gift for the curious. [more]

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

John Barron

Reference; Media studies

Paperback

Get all the facts ...if you can handle the truth. Does Australia take the highest number of refugees per capita in the world?... [more]

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1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

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1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Hardback

Includes facts such as: Orchids can get jetlag; lizards can't walk and breathe at the same time; there are 177,147 ways to... [more]

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Mr. Spock in a Box: Logic and Prosperity Box

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Mr. Spock in a Box: Logic and Prosperity Box

Chronicle Books

Television; Science fiction; Dictionaries of quotations; Stationery items

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The Mr. Spock Logic and Prosperity Box encourages fans to tap into their inner Vulcan and take inspiration from Spock's cool,... [more]

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Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other Delightful and Outrageous Wordplay

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Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other...

Rod L. Evans, Rod L Evans, PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D.

linguistics; Reference

Paperback

Welcome to the Weird and Wonderful World of Words! Tyrannosaurus Lex is your guide to the intriguing world of logology--the... [more]

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Memory of the World: The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day

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Memory of the World: The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700 BC...

UNESCO

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; History; General & world history; Social & cultural history

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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, priceless documentary heritage records the diversity of languages, peoples and knowledge that... [more]

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

W.J. Johnson

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Hinduism

Paperback

With almost 2,800 entries on all aspects of Hinduism, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its kind.... [more]

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Twentieth-Century War and Conflict: A Concise Encyclopedia

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Twentieth-Century War and Conflict: A Concise Encyclopedia

Gordon Martel

Reference works; History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history

Paperback

Drawn from the award-winning 5-volume Encyclopedia of War, this valuable, one-volume reference provides readers with essential... [more]

$41.95

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

J. A. Cuddon, M. A. R. Habib

Literary reference works; Reference works

Paperback

Gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality).... [more]

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Discover Your Family History

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Discover Your Family History

Chris Mason

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Tracing your family history has become a very popular area thanks to the high profile TV programmes such as Who Do you think... [more]

$12.99

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The Nietzsche Dictionary

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The Nietzsche Dictionary

Douglas Burnham

Reference works; Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

Paperback

Nietzsche is not difficult to read, but he is famously difficult to understand. This is because of the bewildering array of... [more]

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Conversation Starters: 1,000 Creative Ways to Talk to Anyone About Anything

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Conversation Starters: 1,000 Creative Ways to Talk to Anyone About Anything...

Kim Chamberlain

Reference works; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

Like an onion, a conversation is often made up of layers. On its face it may appear to be on one level, but peel away a layer... [more]

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Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2015

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Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2015

Guinness World Records

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Computer games: strategy guides

Paperback

Now in its eighth edition, Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is the ultimate guide for videogame lovers. Whether you're... [more]

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The Atlas of Special Operations of World War II

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The Atlas of Special Operations of World War II

Alex Swanston

World atlases & world maps; History; Second World War; Special & elite forces

Hardback

As author Alex Swanston explains in his introduction, World War II was a truly global conflict, involving almost all nations... [more]

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1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop

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1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop

John Lloyd, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

Rugby School's first official rugby kit in 1871 included a bow tie. It is impossible to whistle in a spacesuit. J K Rowling... [more]

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Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

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Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Bill Beavis, Richard G. McCloskey

Language: history & general works; Reference; Ships & shipping: general interest; Boating

Paperback

A fascinating and entertaining exploration of all the everyday expressions that have nautical origins. [more]

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means...

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part... [more]

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The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

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The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

Mark Forsyth

Creative writing & creative writing guides; Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

Mark Forsyth's 'sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book. [more]

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Does Spelling Matter?

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Does Spelling Matter?

Simon Horobin

Historical & comparative linguistics; Writing systems, alphabets; Reference

Paperback

This book narrates the history of English spelling from the Anglo-Saxons to the present-day. It also examines the changing... [more]

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Pears' Cyclopaedia 2014-2015

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Pears' Cyclopaedia 2014-2015

Chris Cook

Reference; General encyclopaedias

Hardback

An almanac that offers concise information on such wide-ranging subjects as global events, Norse mythology and modern cinema.... [more]

$39.99

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