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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; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

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Is the pope atheist? Why can a stubborn minority easily end up ruling? Should you take advice from a salesperson? This book... [more]

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Amazing Arachnids

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Amazing Arachnids

Jillian Cowles

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Arachnids; Insects (entomology); The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A richly illustrated and up-close look at the secret lives of spiders and other arachnids The American Southwest is home... [more]

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in...

Gail Baugh

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Textile design & theory; Reference works

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A fabric and textile directory. It is suitable for the designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate... [more]

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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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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]

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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]

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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; Psychology; Popular psychology

Hardback

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

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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]

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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

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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]

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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]

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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

Eighty of the world's greatest myths and characters, from the gods of Greek mythology to the Norse heroes, retold and explained... [more]

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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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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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A Crash Course in Statistics

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A Crash Course in Statistics

Ryan J. Winter

Research methods: general; Psychological methodology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A Crash Course in Statistics is a short introduction to key statistical methods including descriptive statistics, one-way... [more]

$58.99

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What is the History of the Book?

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What is the History of the Book?

James Raven

Library & information sciences; History: specific events & topics; Media studies; Publishing industry

Paperback

This book introduces the fast-developing field of book history. James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh... [more]

$33.95

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To Dare More Boldly: The Audacious Story of Political Risk

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To Dare More Boldly: The Audacious Story of Political Risk

John C. Hulsman

Risk assessment; Politics & government; Business strategy

Hardback

Ten lessons from history on the dos and don'ts of analyzing political riskOur baffling new multipolar world grows ever more... [more]

$64.99

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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

Phaidon Editors

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest writers - exclusively researched for this new book... [more]

$29.95

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

Zing Tsjeng

Biography; Reference works; General & world history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The influential and rebellious female leaders that history should never have forgotten. [more]

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A World Without  Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age...

Emmy J. Favilla

Writing & editing guides; Reference; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle

Paperback

A book about language, exploring the new rules of writing in the age of social media, emojis and cyberslang. Featuring emoji... [more]

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

Kim Newman

Film theory & criticism; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman s reviews... [more]

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Quotes for Nasty Women

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Quotes for Nasty Women

Linda Picone

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as such a nasty woman women felt a jolt of recognition - and promptly turned... [more]

$22.99

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson

Directories; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

The most up-to-date resource for baby names --Cover. [more]

$17.99

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A Library Miscellany

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A Library Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Library & information sciences; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Hardback

What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which... [more]

$24.99

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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

Mark Frary

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A timely reference work in the light of the rise of Wikileaks, GCHQ and... [more]

$29.99

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