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 Non-Fiction - General

Series:Ladybirds for Grown-Ups Ser.

THE PERFECT GIFT for people who value friendship, uncompromising love, dribble, chewed up furniture and miles and miles of walking to go to the toilet. __________________________________ 'The dog is often called a man's best friend. Dogs are reliable, loya... read more

The Dog (The Ladybird How it Works)

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 Non-Fiction - General

Series:Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction Ser.

'Cubicle farms are full of enemy combatants begging to be taken out.' WIRED Achieve clandestine ends practically and inexpensively with Desk Wars - perfect for do-it-yourself spy enthusiasts. Follow fully ill... read more

Desk Wars: Make Secret Weapons from Stationery with 30 Models to Build Yourself

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, thi... read more

The 50 Greatest Wonders of the World

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 Non-Fiction - General

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold by William Shakespeare and James Anthony, with a foreword by Stephen Fry. Read by Stephen Fry and Paapa Essiedu and the author. 'James Anthony ha... read more

Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold - Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist

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 Non-Fiction - General

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

Teen counselor Elizabeth Clark created this book for teens as a tool for initiating discussions on sensitive topics. In her research with teens and their world, she became aware of how things have changed for teens in the last 10 years. Internet ac... read more

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

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

Reading Level:16

American military paranoia at its most extreme, insane, amusing -- and alarming Why are they blasting Iraqi prisoners-of-war with the theme tune to Barney the Purple Dinosaur? And why have 100 de-bleated goats been secretly placed inside the Special Forces command centre at Fort Bragg, North Carolina?

The Men Who Stare at Goats

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 Non-Fiction - General

Sit & Solve(r) Hangman is just like the paper-and-pencil version only better! Just scratch off one of the 26 silver circles to see what's underneath, and if it s in the puzzle. But make sure not to get six wrong letters . . .or you're headed for the gallows! Each boo... read more

Nophoto

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

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 Non-Fiction - General

How does Shakespeare's treatment of human sexuality relate to the sexual conventions and language of his times? Looking at both plays and poetry, this lively and informative book explores Shakespeare's portrayal of desire, jealousy, and same-gender relationships, as well as how sex becomes a source of humour in his comedies.

Shakespeare, Sex, and Love

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 Non-Fiction - General

Long considered one of the world's most significant wartime mysteries, the fateful dusk encounter between HMAS Sydney (II) and the German raider Kormoran stands as Australia's single largest naval disaster. The loss of both ships on the night of 19 November 1941... read more

From Great Depths

Bestselling, award-winning writer Simon Garfield returns with an enthralling investigation of humans' peculiar fascination with small things-and what small things tell us about our larger world.
Simon Garfield writes books that shine... read more

In Miniature - How Small Things Illuminate the World