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The Compendium of (Not Quite) Everything: All the Facts You Didn't Know You Wanted to Know

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Bizarre, brilliant and filled with things you didn't know you didn't know - The Compendium of (Not Quite) Everything evokes a sense of wonder at the scale of this planet, and the universe in which it sits.
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Babel: Around the World in 20 Languages

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A quirky language-lovers tour of the twenty most-spoken languages in the world - what puts them a cut above the other six thousand?

The Dawn of Language: The story of how we came to talk

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An erudite, tightly woven and beautifully written account of one of humanity's greatest mysteries - the origins of language.

The Literary Almanac: A year of seasonal reading

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Discover over 300 seasonal book recommendations in the ultimate reading list for book lovers everywhere.
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Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist.

Out of The Sun: Essays at the Crossroads of Race

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Two-time Booker Shortlistee and internationally bestselling author Esi Edugyan delivers a searing analysis of the relationship between race and art.

Humble Pie and Cold Turkey: English Expressions and Their Origins

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An entertaining and informative look at thousands of years of history to shed light on the words and phrases we use most often - and where they came from.

The Art of the Publisher

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All the books published by a certain publisher could be seen as links in a single chain. In this book, the author meditates on the art of book publishing. It looks at the publishing industry as a whole, from the essential importance of graphics, jackets and cover flaps to the consequences of universal digitization.

Virginia Woolf: Inspiring Quotes from an Original Feminist Icon

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The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists

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Why exactly did Van Gogh cut off his ear? Was Warhol an original or just a copyist? This title provides answers to all this. It includes entries that feature cross-referencing and listings of galleries.