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  • Dune

    Now a major new film from the director of Blade Runner 2049 and Arrival

    by Frank Herbert ...
    series S.F. MASTERWORKS
    'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST'I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings' Arthur C Clarke'It is possible that Dune is even more relevant now than when it was first published' NEW YORKERThe Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without ... Read more

    £5.49

  • Betty

    The International Bestseller

    'A coming-of-age story filled with magic in language and plot: beautiful and devastating'Observer, Books of the Year'I felt consumed by this book. I loved it, you will love it'Daisy Johnson, author of Sisters'A page-turning Appalachian coming-of-age story told in undulating prose that settles right into you'Naoise Dolan, author of Exciting Times'Vivid and lucid, Be... ... Read more

    £4.99 £0.99

  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    £5.99

  • The Maidens

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Silent Patient

    We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.'A thrilling, heart-in-throat ride' STEPHEN FRY'An absolute jaw-dropper' LUCY FOLEY'Elegant, sinister, stylish' CHRIS WHITAKER'Grips from start to finish' HARRIET TYCE* * * * *From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psyc... ... Read more

    £7.99 £0.99

  • The Almanac

    A seasonal guide to 2022

    by Lia Leendertz ...
    *THE ORIGINAL & BESTSELLING ALMANAC*'Lia Leendertz's classic almanac never fails to delight' - The HeraldA perfect toolkit for connecting with the world around us and the year ahead as it unfolds - all in a compact and pocket size guide that just begs you to pick it up and browse.The Almanac: A seasonal guide to 2022 reinvents the tradition of the rural almanac for a new audience. It gives you the ... Read more

    £6.99 £0.99

  • Being You

    A New Science of Consciousness

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA FINANCIAL TIMES SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEARAnil Seth's radical new theory of consciousness challenges our understanding of perception and reality, doing for brain science what Dawkins did for evolutionary biology.'A brilliant beast of a book. Seth proposes to explain not just what and how we are, but why we are the way we are. Hugely inspirational.'DA... ... Read more

    £7.99

  • The Uninhabitable Earth

    A Story of the Future

    ****SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**'An epoch-defining book' Matt Haig'If you read just one work of non-fiction this year, it should probably be this' David Sexton, Evening StandardSelected as a Book of the Year 2019 by the Sunday Times, Spectator and New StatesmanA Waterstones Paperback of the Year and shortlisted for the Foyles Book of the Year 2019Longlisted for the PEN / E.O. ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Step By Step

    The perfect gift for the adventurer in your life

    by Simon Reeve ...
    'Equal parts an inspiring account of Reeve's determination and adventurous spirit, as well as a field guide to some of the most remote parts of the world, Step by Step is a vivid and fascinating title. Readers may be surprised to learn of his early life struggles with mental health, owing to his onscreen persona, but this traces his journey to inner peace.' Independent'Incredibly honest... one of ... Read more

    £8.99

  • The Lonely Voyage

    A thrilling coming of age tale in a time of war

    by Max Hennessy ...
    series The By Air, By Land, By Sea Collection #1
    The gripping tale of one boy’s journey into manhood… and towards war.Jess Ferigo, a young man with few prospects other than growing old in the same town he has always known, dreams of a life at sea, much to the ire of his family.Making the tough decision to leave his old life behind, he takes up a position in charge of poaching on a battered trawler, accompanied by Pat Fee and Old Boxer, a wreck ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Our Biggest Experiment

    A History of the Climate Crisis

    by Alice Bell ...
    Maybe it's the weirdness of the weather. Maybe it's another way to pour scorn on politicians. Maybe the steady stream of headlines about fires, floods and droughts are finally starting to get to us. Whatever it is, for more and more of us, climate change is shifting from an itchy fear at the back of our head to something we feel we need to get a grip on.Climate change is a horror story, but as Our ... Read more

    £10.09

  • The Precipice

    Neoliberalism, the Pandemic and the Urgent Need for Radical Change

    In this powerful collection of interviews, Noam Chomsky exposes the problems of our world today, as we stand in this period of monumental change, preparing for a more hopeful tomorrow.'For the left, elections are a brief interlude in a life of real politics, a moment to ask whether it's worth taking time off to vote . . . Then back to work. The work will be to move forward to construct the better ... Read more

    £4.49

  • RHS Do Bees Need Weeds

    A Gardener's Collection of Handy Hints for Greener Gardening

    RHS Do Bees Need Weeds is packed with more than 100 practical questions and answers to help you become a more eco-friendly gardener, and show you how to adopt a more sustainable way of gardening. The book includes simple, low-cost ideas, from fun projects such as how to build a wormery or a homemade water butt to advice on which plants suit bees best and how to achieve a zero-waste garden.In these ... Read more

    £9.99 £3.99

  • RHS Handbook: Propagation Techniques

    Simple techniques for 1000 garden plants

    series Royal Horticultural Society Handbooks
    Propagating your own plants is one of the greatest joys of gardening, and instead of being intimidated, gardeners should relish this chance to create new life. In this book the best Royal Horticultural Society experts show the right way to perform around 20 of the most popular techniques, and look at the simplest routes for success. In step-by-step sequences they'll show how to propagate climbers ... Read more

    £2.49

  • RHS The Secrets of Great Botanists

    and What They Teach Us About Gardening

    by Matthew Biggs ...
    Botanists are the trailblazers who first discovered how plants work and collected from around the world many of the species that we find in our gardens today. This informative and beautiful guide presents the stories of 35 plant collectors and gardening pioneers of the past and present, including Joseph Banks, Asa Gray and Marianne North.Arranged in chronological order, each profile covers one ... Read more

    £3.99

  • RHS How Can I Help Hedgehogs?

    A Gardener's Collection of Inspiring Ideas for Welcoming Wildlife

    'Britain's ten million acres of private gardens add up to a vital haven for wildlife. Chock-a-block with ideas for encouraging wildlife into your plot, this pocket-sized book tells you how to make your off-street parking wildlife-friendly, why you should welcome wasps into the garden and whether you should let ladybirds overwinter in your home. One for budding David Attenboroughs.' - Mail on ... Read more

    £2.99

  • Trees and Woodland in the South Yorkshire Landscape

    A Natural, Economic & Social History

    by Melvyn Jones ...
    If you stop and look around you will see trees everywhere: not only in woods and plantations, in parks and gardens and in hedges but also along streets, beside motorways, on old colliery sites, around reservoirs, in the centre of villages and larger urban settlements and standing alone or in small groups in such diverse places as churchyards, in the middle of fields or on high moorlands.This ... Read more

    £3.39

  • The Conquest of Saxony AD 782–785

    Charlemagne's defeat of Widukind of Westphalia

    series Campaign
    Charlemagne's conquest of the Saxons was the hardest fought and most protracted of his wars; it involved 18 campaigns spread across 33 years, a great deal of lower-level fighting and the harshest final peace settlement that Charlemagne ever imposed upon a defeated foe. Rapidly taking on the character of a religious conquest from its outset, it also became the most important of all Charlemagne's ... Read more

    £9.29

  • Hunt for the Skinwalker

    Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah

    The author of the controversial bestseller Brain Trust brings his scientific expertise to the chilling true story of unexplained phenomena on Utah's Skinwalker Ranch -- and challenges us with a new vision of reality.For more than fifty years, the bizarre events at a remote Utah ranch have ranged from the perplexing to the wholly terrifying. Vanishing and mutilated cattle. Unidentified Flying ... Read more

    £7.99

  • Gut

    the new and revised Sunday Times bestseller

    by Giulia Enders ...
    Translated by David Shaw ...
    WINNER OF THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 BRITISH BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS 'BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK'A Sunday Times bestsellerThe key to living a happier, healthier life is inside us.Our gut is almost as important to us as o... ... Read more

    £12.99

  • The Clever Guts Diet

    How to revolutionise your body from the inside out

    **AS SEEN ON CHANNEL 4**Your gut is astonishingly clever. It contains millions of neurons - as many as you would find in the brain of a cat - and is home to the microbiome, trillions of microbes that influence your mood, your immune system, and even your appetite.In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Mosley takes us on a revelatory journey through the gut, showing how junk food and overuse of ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Unthinkable

    An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

    by Helen Thomson ...
    'Wonderfully clear, fluent and eye-opening' THE TIMES'A stirring scientific journey, a celebration of human diversity and a call to rethink the "unthinkable"' NATURE'An utterly fascinating romp around the nether regions of the human mind' BIG ISSUEIMAGINE . . . getting lost in a one-room flat; seeing auras; never forgetting a moment; a permanent orchestra in your head; turning into a tiger... ... Read more

    £3.99

  • The Secret Harmony of Primes

    by Sam Vaseghi ...
    The sequence of the primes is something of a mystery in number theory‚ if not in all of mathematics. Hardly any topic has ever fascinated mathe¬maticians more. Euler once said‚ “Mathematicians have tried in vain‚ to this day‚ to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers‚ and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the mind will never penetrate”. One key question has ... Read more

    £4.39

  • The Puppy that Came for Christmas and Stayed Forever

    by Megan Rix ...
    The Puppy that Came for Christmas and Stayed Forever is Megan Rix's bestselling memoir.When Megan and Ian got married, they wanted to start a family. But their desire to be parents ended up bringing one furry bundle of fun after another into their lives.At the same time as embarking on difficult and traumatic fertility treatment, Megan and Ian became involved with a charity which provides helper ... Read more

    £4.99

  • The Complete Titanic Chronicles

    A Night to Remember and The Night Lives On

    by Walter Lord ...
    series The Titanic Chronicles
    The complete and definitive New York Times–bestselling chronicle of the Titanic including survivors’ stories and extensive research separating fact from myth.In just two hours and forty minutes, 1,500 souls were lost at sea when the RMS Titanic succumbed to the icy waters of the North Atlantic. Based on interviews with sixty-three survivors, A Night to Remember tells the story of that fateful ... Read more

    £14.39 £3.99