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The Art Lover's Quotation Book

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The Art Lover's Quotation Book

Jo Brielyn

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Gift books

Hardback

What is art? Art is beauty; art is love; art is anything you want it to be. In short, art is creativity in tangible form,... [more]

$22.99

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

Andrew Leigh

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Consumerism; Social research & statistics; Clinical trials

Paperback

Randomised tests are carried out on us every day- by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites and direct marketers.... [more]

$29.99

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

The bestselling author of The Black Swan and 'the hottest thinker in the world' (Sunday Times) is back with a book challenging... [more]

$35.00

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

David Coe

Reference

Paperback

If it is important to say what you mean and mean what you say, you will love this book and use it often. It is a must-have... [more]

$19.95

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American...

American Museum of Natural History

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library... [more]

$29.99  $20.00

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

Ina Bertrand, Peter J. E. Hughes

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Media studies; Social research & statistics

Paperback

This text provides an accessible introduction and overview of research methods for studying media, communication and culture,... [more]

$71.95  $15.00

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the...

Charlie English

Museums & museology; History; African history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Advocate - History

Paperback

`An exemplary work of investigative journalism that is also a wonderfully colourful book of history and travel' Observer,... [more]

$22.99

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,...

Sara Mansfield Taber

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Reference works; The environment

Paperback

With this book in hand, you will be able to recreate times and places, conjure up intricate character portraits, and paint... [more]

$36.99

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions,...

Patrick Smith

Reference works; Aircraft: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general

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A new edition of the New York Times bestselling book about the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. [more]

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Data analysis: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Politics & government; Economics

Paperback

Everybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters – and to themselves. In Internet searches, however, people confess... [more]

$19.99

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1,342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

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1,342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

1 in 3 children pretend to believe in Santa Claus to keep their parents happy. Nobody knows why the Oscars are called the... [more]

$17.99

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Fully revised and updated reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. This atlas provides more mapping area... [more]

$24.99

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

Randall Frakes, Brooks Peck, Sidney Perkowitz, Matt Singer, Lisa Yaszek

Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres; Dance & Performing arts; Literature: history & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

The perfect companion to AMC’s six-part television series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, this unique book... [more]

$45.00

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

Lawrence Booth

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Hardback

*Hardback edition* In this 155th edition of the Almanack, we celebrate England's spectacular win over India in the Women's... [more]

$99.99

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The School of Life Dictionary

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The School of Life Dictionary

The School of Life

Dictionaries; Reference works; Popular philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Hardback

The School of Life's dictionary of emotional intelligence, offering the vocabulary required to understand ourselves, others... [more]

$49.95

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for giving unforgettable speeches and presentations

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for...

Chris Anderson

Public speaking guides; Reference; Business communication & presentation

Paperback

The official TED guide to public speaking [more]

$22.99

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD

Princeton Review

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Accompanying MP3 CD includes audio exercises and test sections. [more]

$63.95

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Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy

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Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy

Malise Ruthven

World atlases & world maps; History: theory & methods; Historical geography; Politics & government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics

Hardback

With hundreds of full-color maps and finely crafted images, this atlas illustrates treaties that have determined the fates... [more]

$74.99

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

Richard Bellman

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Automatic control engineering

Paperback

Historically and technically important papers range from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive... [more]

$36.99

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

$27.99

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The Intellectual Devotional

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The Intellectual Devotional

David Kidder, Noah Oppenheim

Reference; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

This secular daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning is designed to inspire and invigorate the reader every day... [more]

$35.99

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After The Fact: The Erosion of Truth and the Inevitable Rise of Donald Trump

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After The Fact: The Erosion of Truth and the Inevitable Rise of Donald Trump...

Nathan Bomey

Reference works; History

Hardback

This trenchant analysis examines the many ways our society's increasingly tenuous commitment to facts laid the groundwork... [more]

$44.99

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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring... [more]

$39.99

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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments

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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments...

James Scheibli

Film, TV & Radio; Dictionaries of quotations; Popular culture; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

This one-of-a-kind collection of movie quotes and trivia spans over 100 years of cinema, and provides cinephiles of all ages... [more]

$24.99

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