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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]

$35.99

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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

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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Game Changers: Stories of the Revolutionary Minds behind Game Theory

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Game Changers: Stories of the Revolutionary Minds behind Game Theory

Rudolf Taschner

Decision theory: general; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

In this lively history of game theory, a gifted math educator and science writer explains for lay readers the uses and value... [more]

$32.99

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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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]

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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]

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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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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

Caroline Taggart

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Sunday Times bestselling author Caroline Taggart takes her usual gentle and gently humorous approach to punctuation, pointing... [more]

$17.99

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1947: When now begins

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1947: When now begins

Elisabeth Asbrink

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; History: specific events & topics; Social & cultural history

Paperback

As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age - the one we call now. [more]

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference

Paperback

The follow-up to the phenomenal international bestseller, Letters of Note [more]

$34.99

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

Dawn E. Holmes

Data analysis: general; Data capture & analysis; Data mining

Paperback

An unimaginably vast amount of data is now generated by our on-line lives and businesses, At the same time, our ability to... [more]

$15.95

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the world

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the...

Paul Smith

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

This lifesize guide and essential reference reveals the extraordinary beauty, surprising diversity and importance of seeds... [more]

$59.99

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

Patrick Smith

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

The articles in this must-read collection cover contributions to The Australian newspaper in 2016 and early 2017. As well... [more]

$34.99

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller

Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

Presents a selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over. This title includes facts such as: Bees can play football; cholesterol... [more]

$22.99

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

Jim Murray

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cookery, food & drink; Spirits & cocktails

Paperback

Now in it's 15th year. Jim Murray's Whisky Bible is the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched guide to whisky ever... [more]

$39.95

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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Robert Lee Brewer

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Directories

Paperback

The most trusted guide to getting published !Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2018 guide... [more]

$49.99

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

Samuel Titan, Jr.

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

The Official Star Trek Magazine journeys behind-the-scenes of the incredible new CBS All Access drama series, Star Trek: Discovery.... [more]

$29.99

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

Paul M Sammon

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Originally published as Future Noir in 1996 by HarperPaperbacks. --Title page verso. [more]

$31.95

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