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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe


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Series:Without Even Trying! Ser.

An easy way to learn Chinese - with games and activities   Most people will tell you understanding Chinese is hard, but we've made learning this increasingly important language as simple as can be with fun games and activities. With simple traci... read more

How to Learn Chinese: Without Even Trying

The Oxford English Dictionary contains 175,000 words in common usage and yet linguists estimate that a vocabulary of 3,000 is sufficient to cover ninety-five per cent of common usage in speech and print. Where have all those other words gone? The English... read more

1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary


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Published in 1848, at a time of political upheaval in Europe, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels's Manifesto for the Communist Party was at once a powerful critique of capitalism and a radical call to arms. It remains the most incisive introduction to the ... read more

The Communist Manifesto - A Graphic Novel


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Series:Pocket Photo Bks.

The Library at Trinity College Dublin dates back to the establishment of the college by Queen Elizabeth I in 1592. The library is the largest in Ireland, containing more than 6.2 million volumes and an extensive collection of early manuscripts, including th... read more

The Library, Trinity College Dublin

A series of puzzles designed by some of Mensa's leading puzzle-setters with the aim of testing - and training - all aspects of the problem-solving areas of your brain.

Assess Your IQ - Challenge Your Brainpower with 200 Formidable Puzzles


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When Katharine is found dead at the foot of her stairs, it is the mystery of her life that consumes her daughter, Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of Katharine's body are weighed and categorized, motivates Laura to write her own version of ev... read more

An Unremarkable Body

A humorous and very personal guide written by Bill Bailey about his favourite British birds, complete with drawings, notes and cartoons by the comedian himself. 'When herons are spooked they have a habit of vomiting as a defence. Half-d... read more

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Pocket Guide to British Birds


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Series:Philip's Street Atlas Ser.

This is a fully revised edition of the definitive London Atlas. Every street is named, the Congestion Charging Zone is highlighted, bus, tube and rail maps are featured, an index is given of hospitals and places of interest, postcodes are given, and theatres, cinemas and shopping are shown on a separate map.

Philip's Street Atlas of London

Discover the fascinating hidden language of 55 herbs, from the familiar to the exotic. Divided into four chapters--Healing & Hope, Love & Joy, Protection & Guidance and Ritual & Promise--this gorgeous gift book introduces the reader to 55 herbs and their lore and... read more

The Secret Language of Herbs

With the authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at anaffordable price, and fully updated with extra information next to each map, this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed v... read more

The Times Universal Atlas of the World