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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

Dictionaries; Usage & grammar guides; Lexicography; 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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Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear

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Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear

Elizabeth P Archibald (The Johns Hopkins University)

Reference

Hardback

Want to know how to garden with lobsters? How to sober up? Grow a beard? Or simply how to make a perfect omelet? Look no further.... [more]

$39.95  $10.00

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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]

$534.95  $60.00

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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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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

Paperback

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

$24.99

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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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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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The British Museum: Storehouse of Civilizations

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The British Museum: Storehouse of Civilizations

James Hamilton

Museums & museology; History; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753 to the... [more]

$39.99

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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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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

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$45.00

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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 2018 Edition & MP3 CD

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT 2018 Edition & MP3 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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