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 Non-Fiction - General

Series:Ladybird Parodies

How it Works: The Dog - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large c... read more

The Dog (The Ladybird How it Works)

A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Looming Tower, " the now-classic study of al-Qaeda's 9/11 attack. Based on more than two hundred personal int... read more

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

A collection of Jon's newspaper features, reworked and with new material, with a common theme: the ways in which people get themselves into wholly irrational bubbles, within which all manner of lunacy makes perfect sense. In Jon's pre... read more

Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness

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 Non-Fiction - General

The News is Alain de Botton's witty and insightful exploration of our twenty-first century obsession with media.
Why do we keep checking the news?
Today, the news occupies the same dominant position in our lives as religion once did. But rarely do we co... read more

The News A User's Manual

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 Non-Fiction - General

Apostrophes are a pain. The rules about how to use them are complicated, and have evolved haphazardly. Originally written as advice by a copywriter for designers - who tend to insert and remove apostrophes at will, for visual effect - this is a light-hearted pocket-s... read more

Fucking Apostrophes

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 Non-Fiction - General

Danger Dolan is an Australian YouTube phenomenon, presenting intriguing, idiosyncratic facts in snappy countdown videos - and now, in an even snappier book!
Discover the:

15 most useless body parts
20 of the largest creatures ever
20 mo... read more

Danger Dolan Countdown

Award-winning travel writer Aaron Millar reveals the greatest wonders of the world and the insider secrets on how to see them at their awe-inspiring best. Featuring selections from around the globe, and a number of new and never-seen-before entries, th... read more

The 50 Greatest Wonders of the World

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Them: Adventures with Extremists

In the late nineteenth century, general housework in the British home was so labour intensive that it required an army of servants to undertake it. Since then, the ways in which we look after our homes may have changed dra... read more

Spit and Polish: Old-Fashioned Ways to Banish Dirt, Dust and Decay

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 Non-Fiction - General

Reading Level:Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14

A counsellor of teens for nearly thirty years based in Colorado, USA, Elizabeth Clark was driven to create this book for parents - so that they had something they could pass on to their teen and (ideally) have a tool for initiating discussions on s... read more

Love, Sex, and No Regrets for Today's Teens

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 Non-Fiction - General

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We're Asleep Dad

Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems. Here is the story of the puzzle, one of mankind'... read more

Can You Solve My Problems?: A Casebook of Ingenious, Perplexing and Totally Satisfying Puzzles